Employment

 

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

CITY OF FORT OGLETHORPE
CITY MANAGER

The City of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, is seeking a professional to serve as the City Manager and to administer and oversee all daily operations of the City with a population of over 9,500, more than 75 full time employees and an annual operating budget of more than $18 Million. Salary for the City Manager will depend on the successful applicant’s experience and education. The successful candidate must be able to develop short and long range plans for City operations; prepare agendas for city council meetings; and attend city council meetings. Must be able to develop and present the annual budget and keep the council and mayor advised on financial conditions and needs of the City. Must have excellent skills in the following areas: Communications (both verbal and written), leadership and team building, staff development, budgetary, risk management, economic development and community relations. Must be committed to high ethical standards and customer service. Must be capable of overseeing all City departments; Police, Public Works, Water and Sewer, Building, Planning, Zoning, and Code Enforcement, Finance, Information Technology, Court Systems, Parks and Recreation and Human Resources.


Required Qualifications: Minimum of three (3) years of employee supervisory experience. A Bachelors Degree in public administration, finance, or business related field is required. Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications: Minimum of three (3) years of employee supervisory experience of twenty (20) or more employees. A Masters Degree in public administration, finance, or business related field is preferred.


All interested parties must submit a City of Fort Oglethorpe Application along with a resume and supporting documentation to the City of Fort Oglethorpe, Attention Carol Murray, City Clerk, 500 City Hall Drive, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742. Faxes will not be accepted. The Position of City Manager shall remain open until filled.


EEO Statement:
The City of Fort Oglethorpe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The City of Fort Oglethorpe does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. The City of Fort Oglethorpe is a smoke-free environment and a Drug Free Workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post accident testing.


Please contact us if you require accommodation to apply for a position. If you need assistance to apply for this position, you may contact us at 706-866-2544, Ext 1300.
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CITY OF FORT OGLETHORPE
Human Resources / Administration

Job Title: Human Resources

Salary: $26.00 to $38.00 per hour DOQ

The City of Fort Oglethorpe is seeking applications for a Director of Human Resources.  This position is responsible for managing, planning, organizing, and directing the City’s human resources programs.  Work involves directing and supervising the work of personnel, involved in developing, implementing, and coordinating programs in all aspects of the human resources function.  The position requires a high level of interaction with the public and employees.  Preferred qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field from an accredited college or university.  Seven years of increasingly responsible experience in human resources work.  Any combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills. Physical and drug test required.  Application and job description is available at https://www.fortogov.com.  Applications can be delivered to the City of Fort Oglethorpe, or mailed to Attention: Carol Murray, City Clerk, Fort Oglethorpe, GA  30742.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


EEO Statement:
The City of Fort Oglethorpe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The City of Fort Oglethorpe does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. The City of Fort Oglethorpe is a smoke-free environment and a Drug Free Workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post accident testing.


Please contact us if you require accommodation to apply for a position. If you need assistance to apply for this position, you may contact us at 706-866-2544, Ext 1300.
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CITY OF FORT OGLETHORPE POLICE DEPARTMENT
PUBLIC SAFETY

POSITION AVAILABLE: PATROL OFFICER 

The Fort Oglethorpe Police Department is accepting applications and resumes for certified and non-certified candidates, and we’re looking for you. The City of Fort Oglethorpe is a growing, family-oriented community with a big heart and its police department is no exception. Our Mission: “We strive to maximize the quality of life for the citizens of Fort Oglethorpe by providing well-trained law enforcement professionals, working cooperatively with our community and delivering excellent service for those we protect.” Fort Oglethorpe is a supportive community that cares and the police department strives to build and strengthen that relationship. Are you looking to advance or start your career in law enforcement? We’re hiring both certified and non-certified candidates. We offer a competitive pay scale, previous service credit, city paid health clinic, plus additional benefits and retirement packages including: Paid training, paid vacation time, paid sick leave, department issued equipment, take home cars and more! Come work with us, be appreciated, and help make a difference in the community we serve. To find out more call us at 706-866-2512 or email us at ksewell@fortoglethorpega.gov . Applications are available online at www.fortogov.com .

Salary Range: $16 – $23.75 an hour, depending upon experience.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 21 years of age; a citizen of the United States; possess a valid driver’s license.

Background Investigation: A through personal, work experience, and qualification background is required. A review of the driving record; educational accomplishments and a credit record verification are requested prior to employment.

The successful candidate must pass a physical, psychological, polygraph, and drug screen.

Applications may be picked up at City Hall, 500 City Hall Drive, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia 30742 or downloaded at www.fortogov.com.  Return applications to Police Chief Mike Helton, 900 City Hall Drive, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Fort Oglethorpe is an equal opportunity employer.

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CITY OF FORT OGLETHORPE
WATER AND SEWER DEPARTMENT
FULL-TIME

The City of Fort Oglethorpe is accepting applications for a full-time position in the Water & Sewer Department. Experience in operation of maintenance of water and sewer system including pumps, electric motors and controls, fire hydrants, and other water and sewer related equipment preferred by not required. Experience in industrial maintenance with emphasis on electrical and electronic controls desirable. High School diploma or GED required. Some job duties include but not limited to meter reading, meter installation, water main repairs, sewer main repairs, sewer pump station operation and maintenance. Applicants will be required to obtain a CDL license within one year and a State of Georgia Certification in Water or Wastewater within two years of hire date. Pay range will be between $12.00 per hour – $18.00 per hour depending on experience and qualifications.

The City of Fort Oglethorpe offers retirement, uniforms, annual and sick leave, insurance and a 40-hour work week. Physical, drug screen and driver history required. Applications may be picked up in Human Resources Department at Fort Oglethorpe City Hall, 500 City Hall Drive,
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Position open until filled. The City of Fort Oglethorpe is an equal opportunity employer.

Competencies
Champions safety
Customer obsessed
Cultivates innovation
Nimble learning
Drives Results
Collaborates

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CITY OF FORT OGLETHORPE
POSITION AVAILABLE: LIFEGUARD

SEASONAL

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

The City of Fort Oglethorpe is accepting applications for certified lifeguards for the 2020 Pool season (Late May – Early September). Qualified applicants must possess a current Lifeguard certification along with First Aid and CPR certifications. Applicants must be 16 yrs old or older to qualify for this position and pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Applications are available online at www.fortogov.com.  Click on Employment tab. Applications should be returned via US postal delivery to Carol Murray, 500 City Hall Drive, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 or via email: cmurray@fortoglethorpega.gov. Positions are open until filled. The City of Fort Oglethorpe is an equal opportunity employer.

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CITY OF FORT OGLETHORPE
POSITION AVAILABLE: STREET LABORER

(SEASONAL/TEMPORARY)

SALARY: $10.00 PER HOUR

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

The City of Fort Oglethorpe is accepting applications for the position of Street Laborer I (Seasonal/Temporary) in the Public Works Department. This position is mainly responsible for mowing and weed eating duties. As necessary, may involve manual work of a routine nature as a member of a maintenance crew and involves heavy physical labor in the areas of streets, highways, buildings, and grounds. The work involves repairs and maintenance of city streets, sidewalks, city grounds, and landscaping; loading and unloading of construction materials. Use of hand tools such as shovels, rakes, drills, saws, and hammers. Minimum qualifications require a high school diploma or equivalent; one (1) year of related experience; valid driver’s license; equivalent combination of education and experience. Hours of job are Monday – Friday 7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Application and job description available at https://www.fortogov.com or application can be picked up at City Hall, 500 City Hall Drive, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Application can be mailed or delivered to City of Fort Oglethorpe, Attention: Carol Murray, Human Resources, P. O. Box 5509, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742. Physical and drug test required. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Fort Oglethorpe is an equal opportunity employer.

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Contact Us

City Hall Address:
500 City Hall Drive
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Phone: 706-866-2544
Fax: 706-861-5086