Job Openings with the City of Thomasville

Available jobs are listed below. Click on the name of the job for more information.

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It is the policy of the City of Thomasville to provide equal opportunity for all persons to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by law.


The City of Thomasville is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Georgia certification is preferred, though not required. Applicants must be at least 21 before or by graduation from the academy, possess a high school diploma or GED, a valid driver’s license and able to pass a criminal background and physical fitness assessment test to apply.

This position will perform traditional duties, including, patrolling specific districts by foot or automobile, handling public complaints, arresting violators of the law, responding to accidents, issuing the necessary summons or tickets when appropriate, preparing/compiling reports and maintaining police records. Additionally, Thomasville Police Officers are required to participate in Community Oriented Policing programs that will require extensive interaction with the community.

Starting Salary:

  • Police Officer I (uncertified Police Recruit attending the Georgia Police Academy) – $17.45 hourly or yearly salary of $38,110.
  • Police Officer II (GA Certified Police Officer w/no experience or recruit officer who graduates from the academy) – $18.50 hourly or yearly salary of $40,404.
  • Additional educational incentive pay of $1,500 for Associate’s degree and $3,000 for Bachelor’s degree in related field of work.
  • Additional pay increases for experience and special assignments.

Position is open until filled.


Get your start in a challenging new career! Go as far as you want in the fire service! We’ll train you to be a Firefighter and EMT and get you the training, education, and certifications you need to be successful as a career firefighter. Once hired you will attend a Georgia Fire Academy (GFA) class. This ten-week course consists of 425 hours of rigorous training that includes classroom-based lecture and practical skills building sessions. You will receive transportation to the training facility, and a salary while attending the academy. There you will earn your Firefighter 2 (NPQ)/Haz-Mat Awareness and Operations Level certifications. Once you graduate, we further your education with your EMT (National) certifications within the first two years. Once you have completed these certifications, we offer you Haz-Mat Technician, Engineer, and Fire Inspector certifications. You can even attend Fire and EMS-related college degree programs while on duty. We want you to be successful in the fire service!

Candidates must be professional, customer-focused, and work well within a team environment. Females and minorities are urged to apply.

Starting Salary:

  • Firefighter Trainee (no experience) – $31,158 yearly.
  • Firefighter I (State of Georgia Certified Firefighter) – $33,022 yearly.
  • Additional pay increases are provided for certifications, experience, and overtime.

Position is open until filled.


Candidate assists with the facilitation and coordination of advertising and telecommunication sales and marketing initiatives. Coordinates office services, such as, ad insertion, records control, setting up of commercial broadband services and other administrative duties.

Candidate should at least 2 to 4 years of experience in customer service/administration or equivalent job experience in related field. This position requires that the candidate has highly effective written and verbal communication skills. Candidate should have strong organizational skills and be self-motivated. Candidate should be able to assist the general public courteously and diplomatically with excellent customer service skills. Candidate should have strong experience working with Excel and Word. Candidate will complete tasks with accuracy and a strong attention to detail.

Salary ranges from $16.54 to $21.91 hourly. Position is open until filled.


This position assists the Golf Course Manager in managing the day-to-day operations of the golf course. Typical duties to include (but not limited to) working the pro-shop counter, answering the phone, managing the tee-book, managing play on the golf course, conducting group and private golf lessons, and assisting the golf course manager with events and marketing the golf course. Oversees the weekly schedule to ensure that a City of Thomasville employee (Golf Course Manager, Assistant Golf Professional or Golf Shop Assistant) is on duty as much as possible and will assist the Golf Course Manager in inventory management, including, performing a quarterly inventory, ordering, and receiving merchandise, pricing, properly displaying and sales. This position requires a flexible schedule that will include working some weekends, holidays and some opening and closing shifts.

PGA/LPGA member or associate with a minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience preferred. Should be able to work independently and as a team member and should have excellent communication and customer service skills.

Salary ranges from $22.15 to $29.36 hourly. Position is open until filled.


Under minimal supervision, responsible for monitoring and maintaining the corporate infrastructure security through the use and management of various security applications and appliances. The Network Security Analyst responds to and documents security incidents and maintains the highest level of competency in the security field through continued education.

Should have a minimum of an associate degree in a technical field or certificate in cybersecurity with at least 3 to 6 years of experience in cybersecurity, computer science, engineering, information security, networking, or related technical field. Must have excellent problem-solving and logical thinking skills; must have a pro-active attitude towards learning and applying security best practices with industry standards.

Salary ranges from $24.43 to $32.37 hourly. Position is open until filled.


This position develops and implements marketing plans for CNSNext services for Cairo, Camilla, Moultrie and Thomasville. Responsible for working to establish and maintain relationships with community schools and CNSNext key business partners. Works cooperatively with leadership staff to enhance the marketability of CNSNext and develop brand recognition tactics designed to increase customer loyalty and grow subscribers.

This position assists in the creation of new marketing materials for dedicated telecommunication services and commercial internet, telephone and digital television to include resources for commercial sales staff; manages the CNSNext marketing budget, to include making sponsorship decisions that are beneficial to furthering CNSNext brand recognition in service territories; builds and maintains relationships with board members of the South Georgia Governmental Services Authority and serves as critical member of team in the development of new telecommunications services, including assisting in the development of marketing and business strategies.

Qualified applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in marketing and/or management and 5 years’ increasingly responsible marketing experience. Applicants should excel at managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines. Applicant should be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; should have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community; should be able to work without direct supervision as a self-starter.

Salary ranges from $61,773 to $81,850 yearly. Position is open until filled.


Candidate must be able to perform new cable installations from the system tap to the customer’s equipment interface. This includes aerial/underground drops and inside wiring to customer’s video, telephone and data devices. Candidate must be familiar with the various types of equipment utilized by CNS and customer owned equipment. Candidate must be capable of heavy lifting and ladder climbing to heights greater than 25 feet. Candidate must be capable of troubleshooting and repairing customer problems and be able to take after hour calls on a rotational basis

Salary ranges from $15.00 to $19.88 hourly. Position is open until filled.


The job requires physical work in weather extremes during times of excessive heat and cold while raining or in icy conditions. The successful candidate will have completed and approved apprenticeship program and have at least five (5) years of experience as a journeyman lineman and possess a valid GA class A CDL. The candidate must be available to work weekends, holidays and evenings and during times of emergencies and certain planned activities. The job requires work on energized power lines both overhead and underground during times of maintenance and construction. Candidate must have knowledge and training in electrical theory as it relates to the electric industry. Must be knowledgeable with overhead and underground transformers and the banking of transformers to provide secondary electrical service to residential, commercial and industrial customers. The candidate must be able to trouble shoot and make repairs to the electric system as needed during times of power outages. The candidate should also be familiar with and have training in proper electric substation operation and control procedures. The job will require the lineman to be on-call for a 24 hour seven (7) day period on a rotational basis with fellow lineman after a six (6) month probationary period.

Salary ranges from $31.18 to $41.32 hourly. Position is open until filled


Candidate will be responsible for tree trimming and removing trees around high voltage lines and equipment. Must have prior tree trimming experience working from aerial devices as well as tree climbing with ropes and tree gaffs. Candidate will be required to assist with line construction and/or storm damage restoration.

Salary ranges from $15.75 to $20.87 hourly. Position is open until filled.


A combination of the following skills and experiences will be considered: operation and maintenance of backhoes, motor graders, mowing tractors, fork-lifts etc. Employee will assist with tree removals. Must have a strong background in carpentry work, welding, mechanics, concrete framing and pouring, pipe - laying and asphalt work. This position requires the employee to work during storm events and to handle on-call duties after training is complete.

Salary ranges from $16.54 to $21.91 hourly. Position is open until filled.


Candidate will be required to operate heavy equipment in all types of weather and conditions. The operator is assigned a route and must meet the equipment and demands of the route. Experience in the operation of Front Loader, Side Loader, Grapple Hook and Roll Off is preferred. All applicants must have a minimum of a Class B CDL license. The candidate is also required to work long hours and on weekends and holidays as needed.

Salary ranges from $17.36 hourly to $23.01 hourly. Position is open until filled.


Candidate must be a detail-oriented person and should have computer experience including MS Office. A background in utilities is desired, but not a requirement. Candidate will be responsible for troubleshooting customers issues in (but not limited to) the following areas: electric, gas, water, wastewater, cable, telephone, street and ROW issues, customer billing and service issues. Candidate will take delinquent payments and set up new accounts, dispatch crews in all utility areas including electric and cable outages. Must be willing to work shifts and will be required to fill vacant shifts and work large outage events beyond regular schedule. Candidate will use SCADA to tag electric crews, operate water system and monitor and respond to alarms. Candidate must become familiar with individual departments operating procedures as they relate to URC duties on behalf of said departments. Must become ITS and SCADA certified through MEAG. Candidate will identify individual trouble tickets and the correct completion of each; will identify the different SCADA screens, including correct interpretation of the data shown on each; will collect and copy reports for the different departments; will read electric distribution maps and the individual feeder designations enabling the operator to tag crews to correct feeders according to their locations.

Candidate will be on stand-by 24/7 for URC management of storm or emergency restoration for utility services if needed.

Salary ranges from $15.00 to $19.88 hourly. Position is open until filled.


Performs a variety of duties pertaining to consumption data collection of gas, water and electric meters to provide monthly readings for utility customers. This includes meter reads, check slips, consumption complaint orders, delinquency cut outs, cut ins and general utility work orders. Position requires weekly on-call rotation within six months of employment.

Salary ranges from $15.00 to $19.88 hourly. Position is open until filled.


Candidate will operate equipment such as backhoes, excavator, trenchers, dump truck, vac-con, sewer camera system and pipe fusion equipment. The candidate must have the ability to follow written and oral instructions; knowledge of tools associated with utility systems; respond to emergency calls after hours within 30 minutes; handle on-call duties after training period; read and interpret blueprints; assist in installing, repairing and maintaining sewer mains and lines. Candidate must be able to adapt to working in cold, wet and hot weather.

One year of pipeline construction, equipment operation, plumbing, or related experience preferred or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Candidate must have a valid Georgia CDL or the ability to obtain one within six months.

Salary ranges from $16.54 to $21.91 hourly. Position is open until filled.


Candidate must have or be able to obtain class A CDLs within six months. Must have construction experience and knowledge of construction equipment. Must be able to complete paperwork, follow oral and written instructions and be dependable. Candidate must be able to respond to emergencies within 30 minutes and handle “on call” duties after training.

Salary ranges from $16.54 to $21.91 hourly. Position is open until filled.