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HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (PUBLIC WORKS)
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The Sumter County Public Works Department is seeking candidates for the position of Heavy Equipment Operator.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Responsibilities of this position include operating a variety of moderately heavy-duty construction equipment including front-end loader, motor grader, backhoe, dump truck, lowboy and other related equipment to ensure county roads, bridges, ditches, signs, drainage systems and rights-of-ways are properly maintained.  Minimum requirements include the ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations; Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.  Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.   Proof of these requirements must be shown 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. Accepting applications until position is filled.


SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

CERTIFIED ROAD PATROL DEPUTY - FULL TIME

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The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Full Time Certified Deputy. The Purpose of this position is to enforce federal, state and local laws and the protection of life and property. To ensure the safety and wellbeing of citizens and promotes the efficient and effective operation of the department.

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 apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Must be ALREADY Certified as a Peace Officer for the State of Georgia. 

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 229-924-4094 application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.  Deadline:  applications will be accepted filled. 

SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


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. 


SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 


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 $24,283.88)

 SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



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