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BAILIFF (2 Vacancies)
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The Sumter County Sheriff Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Bailiff. This position is responsible for order and security within the courtroom. Other duties include but not limited to: conduct metal and x-ray detection of individuals and materials before entering the Courthouse, ensures order and security, takes custody of jurors, assist jurors in finding seats and distributes jury questions. Minimum Requirements include high school diploma or recognized equivalent. Ability to read and write is a must. Physical Demands - employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit.    

Applications with a complete job description may be obtained from the Sumter County Board of Commissioners Office located at 500 W. Lamar Street, Americus, GA. from 8:30 – 5:00 daily Monday – Friday, the Sumter County Web Site at www.sumtercountyga.us, or by calling (229) 928-4500. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County. Deadline: Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

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CERTIFIED FIREFIGHTER FULL TIME
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The Sumter County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Full- Time. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and education/experience and according to the Sumter County Classification and Compensation Plan. This position is responsible for protecting lives and property endangered by fires and other emergency situations.  Minimum requirements include; Be at least 18 years of age, not have been convicted of a felony in any jurisdiction within ten years prior to employment/appointment, have a good moral character as determined by investigation under procedure approved by Human Resources, be fingerprinted and a search made of local, state and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record (Criminal background check), possess a high school diploma or a GED, obtain National Professional Qualifications (NPQ) Firefighter I certification within 6 months of employment, possession of State of Georgia Firefighter certification or the ability to obtain reciprocity within 2 months of employment, possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia.  This license is required to be upgraded to a Class F license within 90 days of hire date.  Proof of requirements must be provided at time of applying.

Applications with a complete job description may be obtained from the Sumter County Board of Commissioners Office located at 500 W. Lamar Street, Americus, GA. from 8:30 – 5:00 daily Monday – Friday, the Sumter County Web Site at www.sumtercountyga.us, or by calling (229) 928-4500. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County. Applications will be accepted until filled.


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ASSISTANT PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR - PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
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The Sumter County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Assistant Public Works Director. Salary is commensurate based on experience, qualifications and an equitable compensation and pay plan.
 

This position is responsible for managing, supervising, and coordinating assigned programs and activities within the Public Works Department including technical duties related to roads and bridges, draining systems, heavy equipment maintenance and project development for TIA/TSPLOST; coordinates assigned activities with other divisions and outside agencies; provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Public Works Director as they relate to TIA/SPLOST.  Minimum requirements include knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of baccalaureate degree in Civil Engineering, Engineering Management or a related Engineering course of study related to the occupational field; experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  possession or ability to readily obtain valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. 

Applications with a complete job description may be obtained from the Sumter County Board of Commissioners Office located at 500 W. Lamar Street, Americus, Ga. from 8:30 – 5:00 daily Monday – Friday, the Sumter County Web Site at www.sumtercountyga.us or by calling (229) 928-4500. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.  

Applications accepted until position is filled. 


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DISPATCHER (NIGHTS/WEEKENDS) - PART TIME
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The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Part Time Dispatcher, up to 29 hours a week. The Purpose of this position is to promote the efficient and effective operation of the Communications Department.  This will include receive incoming calls, and dispatch the appropriate emergency or non-emergency personnel. Successful performance helps ensure the protection of community life and property. A complete job description is attached.  

Minimum Requirements include the ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.  Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an internship or having had a similar position for one to two years, possession of or ability to readily obtain GCIC/NCIC certification.  Experience preferred but not required.  

Applications with a complete job description may be obtained from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office located at 352 McMath Mill Road, Americus, GA. from 8:00 – 5:00 daily Monday – Friday, the Sumter County Web Site at www.sumtercountyga.us, or by calling (229) 928-4094. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter CountyDeadline:  Applications Will Be Accepted Until All Position Are Filled.  

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CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

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The Sumter County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Correctional Officer. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to supervising inmates, observing inmates conduct and behavior, directing inmates during work assignments, patrolling the facility, and performing additional tasks as assigned. 

Minimum Requirements include completion of high school or equivalent.  Possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Georgia Driver’s License. Must be at least 18 years old.  Proof of these requirements must be submitted when applying for the position. Must pass P.O.S.T. Certification within the time frame required by this department, which is normally within six months of employment. 

Applications with a complete job description may be obtained from the Sumter County Board of Commissioners Office located at 500 W. Lamar Street, Americus, GA. from 8:30 – 5:00 daily Monday – Friday, the Sumter County Web Site at www.sumtercountyga.us, or by calling (229) 928-4500. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.  Applications will be accepted until filled. (Annual Salary Range $23,113.75 - $24,283.88)

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Sumter County
500 W. Lamar St.
P.O. Box 295
Americus, Georgia 31709
Ph: (229) 928-4500
Fax: (229) 928-4503
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm