Job Openings

Sumter County Human Resources Office has been moved to Suite 110 (old Election's Office)

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation station available throughout the building and practice social distancing.  


Applications must be downloaded and emailed to ecarrillo@sumtercountyga.us or smerritt@sumtercountyga.us or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at the drop box outside Suite 110 at the Courthouse.

SUMTER COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT

BUILDING INSPECTOR & CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER  - (FULL-TIME)

The Sumter County Fire Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Full-Time Building Inspector & Code Enforcement Officer.  This position is responsible for conducting inspections to enforce building codes and zoning ordinances.  Major duties for this position include but are not limited to:  performs field inspections of new homes, mobile homes, commercial buildings, solar farms, well services, irrigation pivots, and electrical services; inspects existing buildings and premises for change of use, occupancy, or code compliance; inspects construction projects for compliance with IBC standards; approves and issues permits, including electrical, plumbing, HVAC, building, and mobile home permits; supports office staff and provides counter service; responds to questions and concerns from the public; responds to inquiries from the public and contractors regarding codes and other issues with projects; issues violation notices and stop-work orders; receives code and nuisance complaints from the public; investigates complaints; takes and logs photographs for each complaint; researches properties to determine ownership; prepares and mails nuisance abatement letters to property owners; serves citations to the owners who fail to comply; prepares cases for court; sets up court date; testifies in court; maintains files, records and reports regarding inspections; responds to citizens’ complaints and concerns; serves due process letters to violators as necessary; performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements include knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education; 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; possession of or ability to readily obtain the appropriate state certification for the type of inspection(s) conducted within one year is required; possession of or ability to readily obtain Georgia Soil Erosion Level 1 and Level 2 within one year of employment is required.

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation station available throughout the building and practice social distancing. Applications must be downloaded and emailed or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting salary is $16.70 per hour.

SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


SUMTER COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT

ON-CALL MAGISTRATE COURT CLERK

The Sumter County Magistrate Court is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of On-Call Magistrate Court Clerk. T his position directs the day-to-day administrative operations of the Magistrate Court.  Major duties for this position include, but are not limited to: answers telephone and greets visitors; provides information and assistance; processes incoming and outgoing mail; makes copies;  maintains court files and records; reviews and processes statements of claims, dispossessories, foreclosures, writs of possession, abandoned motor vehicle affidavits, garnishments, and other civil action filings; prepares truancy files; prepares Good Behavior Warrants; prepares Citizen Warrants applications; prepares County Ordinance Violations; processes F.I.F.A.’s; receives and processes consent judgments; enters default judgments; balances daily receipts; prepares deposits; prepares subpoenas for civil cases; processes daily mail; types and prepares a variety of documents and reports; serves as custodian of Magistrate Court records and documents; ensures compliance with record retention guidelines; oversees department accounting functions; balances and reconciles receipts; prepares bank deposits; signs checks; receives and processes garnishment payments; posts to accounts; disburses payments to plaintiffs; receives and file stamps answers filed; scans answers; prepares court calendars; mails notices; issues subpoenas; attends Magistrate hearings; calls all cases; receives and marks exhibits; prepares court decisions for judge’s signatures; processes appeals to higher court; processes transfer to other counties; prepares cases for mediation; balances bank statements; maintains office supply inventory; makes purchases as needed; prepares civil and criminal caseload reports; processes Abandoned Motor Vehicle Actions; processes statement of claims, dispossessories, and property foreclosure; processes garnishments; provides certified copies of court documents with court seal; receipts and processes bankruptcy notices.

Minimum Requirements include knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education; experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation station available throughout the building and practice social distancing. Applications must be downloaded and emailed or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting salary is $14.54 per hour.


SUMTER COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT

CONSTABLE  - (PART-TIME)

The Sumter County Magistrate Court is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Part-Time Constable. This position is responsible for serving civil papers and other legal processes of the Magistrate Court. Major duties for this position include but are not limited to:  receives and serves civil papers and other legal processes of the Magistrate Court; locates respondents, defendants, and recipients of civil papers and legal processes to ensure the proper delivery of court documents; serves civil suits, garnishments, eviction notices, foreclosures, writs, and other legal materials; oversees court-ordered evictions at the scene of the eviction to ensure the processes in conducted in a lawful manner; resubmits incorrect address papers to the plaintiffs; enters copies of served papers into record book and computer; attends Magistrate Court hearings/trials; prepares activity requests; completes required reports; performs related duties.

Minimum Requirements include 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; 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; ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council for the State of Georgia.

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation station available throughout the building and practice social distancing. Applications must be downloaded and emailed or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting salary is $13.27 per hour.


SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


SUMTER COUNTY TAX ASSESSORS

REAL PROPERTY APPRAISER  - (FULL-TIME)

The Sumter County Tax Assessors Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Real Property Appraiser. This position is responsible for the appraisal of residential real property. Major duties for this position include but are not limited to; inspects, measures, sketches, photographs, and appraises new construction and existing structures, including structural additions and detaches accessory buildings; researches and reviews pertinent property owner documents, such as deeds, plats, and real estate and financial transactions; prepares new property record cards and updates existing property cards with necessary changes; provides customer services; provides information and assistance; responds to concerns and resolves problems; performs related duties.

Minimum Requirements include knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with high school education; 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; ability to meet necessary requirements of Appraiser I as mandated by the Georgia Department of Revenue.

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation station available throughout the building and practice social distancing. Applications must be downloaded and emailed or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting salary is $25,188.80 per year 


SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


SUMTER COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION

DESK CLERK - (PART-TIME)

The Sumter County Parks and Recreation Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Part-Time Desk Clerk. Major duties for this position include but are not limited to; greeting the public and visitors to the office, answering multi-line telephone system, routing calls, taking messages, responding to questions about the department’s activities, and collecting registration fees for the programs offered through the Parks and Recreation Department.

Minimum Requirements include a high school diploma or recognized equivalent. Skill in oral and written communication is a must. The employee must be able to work weekdays, weekends, and evening hours. Proof of requirements must be provided when the application is returned.

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation station available throughout the building and practice social distancing. Applications must be downloaded and emailed or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting salary $11,512.80 per year


SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


SUMTER COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (FULL-TIME)

The Sumter County Public Works Department is seeking qualified 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 commercial 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 the time of applying.

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation stations available throughout the building and practice social distancing.  Applications must be downloaded and emailed to ecarrillo@sumtercountyga.us or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting salary $25,188.80

SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

DETAIL OFFICER (FULL-TIME)

The Sumter County Public Works Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Detail Officer.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  This position is responsible for guarding and supervising assigned Sumter County Correctional Institution state inmates engaged in performing Public Works construction, maintenance, and repair activities; supervise mowing and litter control details. Transporting inmates to and from work sites in accordance with established guidelines. Inspecting inmate work to ensure accuracy, thoroughness, and completeness. Issuing supplies, materials, tools, and equipment to inmates; monitor usage, storage, and quantity. Observes the conduct of inmates to prevent disturbances or escapes. Reports acts of misconduct to appropriate personnel in a timely manner; employs discipline or force to maintain order if needed; prepares written reports related to inmate misconduct, disturbances, or injuries. Ensures all inmates are present, secured, and returned to the Correctional Institute at the end of the day. Operates light and moderately heavy equipment and hand tools as required. Performs related duties.

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. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience or service. 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. Possession of certification by the Georgia Department of Corrections. Proof of these requirements must be provided at the time of applying.  

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation stations available throughout the building and practice social distancing.  Applications must be downloaded and emailed to ecarrillo@sumtercountyga.us or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting salary $27,601.60

SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

SUMTER COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT

CERTIFIED FIREFIGHTER (PART-TIME and FULL-TIME)

The Sumter County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Certified Firefighter part-time and full-time. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and education/experience. This position drives; operates and maintains fire equipment and apparatus to mitigate fire and other emergency incidents. Responds to alarms and assists in the suppression of fires, including rescue, entry, ventilating, and salvage work; assumes command at emergency scenes until relieved by a superior officer; directs emergency operations until relieved by a superior officer. Operates and participates in the maintenance of a variety of equipment, tools, and apparatus; troubleshoots and resolves problems. Maintains the inventory of tools and equipment on apparatus; conducts daily inspection of apparatus; performs routine maintenance on vehicles, apparatus, and equipment; reports mechanical failures when assistance or repair is warranted; performs minor repairs and may assist on major repairs. Maintains current knowledge of county roads, geography, and water system; tests fire hydrants. 

Minimum requirements, knowledge, and level of competency are commonly associated with the completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with high school education. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years of experience or service. 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. This license is required to be upgraded to a Class F license within 90 days of the hire date.  Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the National Fire Protection Association and the Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Act. Be at least 18 years of age, not have been convicted of a felony in any jurisdiction within ten years prior to employment, have a good moral character as determined by investigation under a 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). Proof of requirements must be provided at the time of applying.

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation stations available throughout the building and practice social distancing.  Applications must be downloaded and emailed to ecarrillo@sumtercountyga.us or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting salary $19,195.44 for part-time and $38,390.88 for full-time.

SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


SUMTER COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT

DETENTION OFFICER (FULL-TIME)

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Full-Time Detention Officer. The position is responsible for performing corrections and detention service duties at the county jail.

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. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia.

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation stations available throughout the building and practice social distancing.  Applications must be downloaded and emailed to ecarrillo@sumtercountyga.us or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until filled. (Annual starting salary $ 25,342.20)

SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


CERTIFIED SHERIFF DEPUTY (FULL-TIME)

The Sumter County Sheriff Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Certified Sheriff Deputy. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is responsible for the enforcement of federal, state, and local laws and the protection of life and property.

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.

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. Must be able to pass a background investigation including a Criminal History, Driving History, and Reference check. Proof of requirements must be provided at the time of applying.

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation stations available throughout the building and practice social distancing.  Applications must be downloaded and emailed to ecarrillo@sumtercountyga.us or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until filled. (Annual starting salary $ 29,276.91)

SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

WORK DETAIL SUPERVISOR (FULL-TIME)

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Work Detail Supervisor. Salary is commensurate based on experience, qualifications, and equitable compensation and pay plan. The purpose of this position is to supervise county inmate crews and perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance, repair, and minor upkeep of the Sheriff’s Office and LEC. Duties include but are not limited to minor carpentry, plumbing, filter maintenance, light fixture maintenance, and heating and air system maintenance. 

Minimum requirements include high school education or its equivalent. One to two years experience in building maintenance including facility maintenance, facility repair, and heating and air systems. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Must pass P.O.S.T. Certification within the time frame required by this department, which is normally within six months of employment.

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation stations available throughout the building and practice social distancing.  Applications must be downloaded and emailed to ecarrillo@sumtercountyga.us or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until filled. (Annual starting salary $26,353.60 - $27,601.60)

SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (FULL-TIME and PART-TIME)

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Communication Officer. This position is responsible for receiving calls for assistance from the public and dispatching appropriate public safety personnel.

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. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia and GCIC/NCIC certification as set forth by Peace Officer Standards and training. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation stations available throughout the building and practice social distancing.  Applications must be downloaded and emailed to ecarrillo@sumtercountyga.us or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until filled. (Annual starting salary $23,025.60 - $24,086.40 for Full-Time)

SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

SUMTER COUNTY CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE

CORPORAL (FULL-TIME)

The Sumter County Correctional Institute is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Corporal. This position is responsible for serving as an assistant shift supervisor on an assigned shift. Major duties include but are not limited to; assuring adherence to department rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; monitors the performance of assigned personnel. Participates in and supervises the work of personnel engaged in guarding, monitoring, searching, and disciplining inmates in the absence of the shift supervisor.  Observes inmate conduct and behavior to prevent escape or disturbances. Guards and supervises inmate work details; inspects work for accuracy and completeness; dismisses problem inmates from work details. Inspects locks, window bars, doors, grilles, and gates for tampering; conducts outdoor perimeter security checks (e.g., parking lots and vehicles). Searches inmates and dorms for contraband articles. Performs mandatory headcounts. Assists subordinate personnel with difficult or complex situations. May employ weapons or force to maintain discipline and order among inmates if necessary. Performs other related duties as assigned. 

Minimum qualifications include possession of high school diploma or its equivalent; one to three years experience as a Correctional Officer; possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia; must possess P.O.S.T. certification.

Due to health and safety concerns, we require everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation stations available throughout the building and practice social distancing.  Applications must be downloaded and emailed to ecarrillo@sumtercountyga.us or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until filled. (Annual starting salary $27,743.04 - $29,032.28)

SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


CONTROL ROOM OPERATOR (PART-TIME)

The Sumter County Correctional Institute is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Part-Time Control Room Operator. This position is responsible for operating a security and surveillance control room to monitor the county correctional institution’s security and safety measures inside and outside of the facility. Major duties include but are not limited to; operating security and surveillance system, observes TV monitors in the control room to watch conduct and behavior of inmates to prevent disturbances and escapes; observes monitors ensure the safety of institute staff members and visitors inside and outside of the facility.  Alerts correctional personnel of inmate unruly activities viewed on the control room monitors; dispatches correctional personnel to trouble spots and other facility locations as necessary. Operates control panel board to open, close, and lock prison doors; operates an intercom system to transmit and receive messages and to give orders to inmates inside the facility; maintains an ongoing log of control room operation activities including records of incidences, inmate counts, visitors, key requests, etc.; answers telephone, transfers calls, answers questions, and takes messages; performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements include completion of high school or equivalent. Possess 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. 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. Must be able to pass a background investigation including a Criminal History, Driving History, and Reference check. Proof of requirements must be provided at the time of applying.

Due to health and safety concerns we recommend everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation stations available throughout the building and practice social distancing.  Applications must be downloaded and emailed to ecarrillo@sumtercountyga.us or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until filled. (Annual starting salary $16,693.56)

SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


CORRECTIONAL OFFICER (FULL-TIME)

The Sumter County Correctional Institute 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. 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. Must be able to pass a background investigation including a Criminal History, Driving History, and Reference check. Proof of requirements must be provided at the time of applying.

Due to health and safety concerns we recommend everyone entering the Human Resources Office to wear a mask, use the hand sanitation stations available throughout the building and practice social distancing.  Applications must be downloaded and emailed to ecarrillo@sumtercountyga.us or mailed to Human Resources P.O. Box 295, Americus, GA 31709 or dropped off at Suite 110 at the Courthouse. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County.

Applications will be accepted until filled. (Annual starting salary $27,120.60 - $27,743.04)

SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER