Job Openings with the City of Thomasville

Available jobs are listed below. Click on the name of the job for more information. Click here for our online application portal.

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.


OPERATOR III, WASTEWATER TREATMENT

Employee must have a strong mechanical aptitude and ability to work independently or as a team member. Must be able to work in inclement weather as well as confined spaces when required. Will be on call after training period. Some Holidays and weekend shifts. Employee must have a Class 3 Wastewater Certification or ability to obtain within one year of employment.

Starting salary is $12.25/hr. Position is open until filled.


UTILITY RESPONSE CENTER APPRENTICE OPERATOR, UTILITY RESPONSE CENTER (URC)

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 standby 24/7 for URC management of storm or emergency restoration for utility services if needed.

Starting salary is $13.25/hr. Position is open until filled


EOP/CDL, WASTEWATER DEPARTMENT

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.

Starting salary is $14.25/hr. Open until filled.


BROADBAND INSTALLER APPRENTICE

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

Starting salary is $13.25/hr. Open until filled.


ASSISTANT CITY ENGINEER

The City of Thomasville is looking for an Asst. City Engineer to assist with all aspects of the city’s civil engineering functions. This position assists City Engineer in providing management and leadership for the Engineering Department. Independently applies extensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields while working closely with the City Engineer and other staff members in the design and construction management of a wide range of municipal projects. This position will be responsible for a major project and multiple projects of moderate scope with complex features.

Ideal candidates will have knowledge of Municipal, Public Works, and Utility Engineering and construction standard techniques and procedures. Good communications and organizational skills a must. Candidate should be licensed in the State of Georgia or able to obtain same within 6 months of hire. Candidate must have 8+ years of progressive experience and be a graduate from a four-year accredited Engineering School.

Position is open until filled. Salary commensurate with education and experience.

We comply with the Drug Free Workplace Guidelines. EOE


POLICE OFFICER

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.

Excellent benefits! Starting pay, for uncertified Police Recruit attending the Georgia Police Academy is $17.45 per hour or annual salary of $38,110. GA Certified Police Officers w/no experience and recruit officer who graduates from the academy starting pay is $18.50 per hour or $40,404. Additional educational incentive pay is $1,500.00 for Associates and $3,000.00 for Bachelor’s degree in related field of work. Additional pay increases are given for experience and special assignments.

For more information call 229-227-7042.

Position open until filled.


EOP/CDL, SOLID WASTE DEPARTMENT

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.

Starting salary is $15.50/hr. Position is open until filled.


CIVIL ENGINEER TECH IV, CIVIL ENGINEERING

The person in this position provides support as a liaison between each party involved in any process being conducted within the city or the public sector such as street paving, water, gas, stormwater, erosion control, driveways, and sanitary sewer projects. Employee is responsible for drafting duties to include plotting information obtained from the site investigation in the form of plan, profile, and cross sections; communicates with project engineer to obtain accurate information necessary for construction plan preparation; prepares cost estimates for the construction of projects including street, storm sewer and sanitary sewers and provides direction to Civil Technician II, Civil Technician I and Co-op students.

Candidate should have at least five (5) years’ experience as a Civil Technician II; should have considerable knowledge of the basic principles and practices of surveying as applied to streets, sewers, site development and other civil engineering related work and should have a general working knowledge of civil related construction projects.

Starting salary is $18.00/hr. Position is open until filled.


Director of Customer Service

The City of Thomasville is seeking a Director of Customer Service responsible for all divisions of Customer Service including Customer Accounts, Customer Care, Customer Payments and Customer Relations. The Director establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with all City departments/activities impacting the customer; assists in the development of customer service policies to ensure customer service goals are met. Qualified candidates will be capable of identifying and developing improvements to the customer support process including analyzing and recommending customer experience enhancements. This position is responsible for the overall management and administration of the utility billing process and designing and implementing processes to improve cash flow and reduce receivables. In addition, the Director of Customer Service will manage the overall collection of revenue received from payments related to utility bills, taxes and all other monies collected by the Cit. Employee in this position is responsible for the administration of overall policies regarding collections of overdue/delinquent accounts and provides oversight and management to the tax, business and alcohol license process.

Candidate should have a bachelor’s degree or a minimum of six years of experience in customer service management. Candidate should have strong leadership skills with the ability to influence other to take action and achieve objectives and possess a thorough understanding of billing, payment and collection processes. Must also have the ability to resolve customer and service issues.

Salary range is $69,500 - $121,625/yr. Position is open until filled.


REFUSE COLLECTOR

This position is responsible for collecting and loading refuse into collection vehicles; painting solid waste containers, cleaning solid waste containers and other general labor as required. Employee assists in the disposal operation at the landfill and cleans and services collection vehicles. Candidates must have a valid driver's license and willing to work in adverse weather conditions.

Starting salary is $12.25/hr. Position is open until filled.


UTILITY SERVICE TECH I, UTILITY SERVICES

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.

Starting salary is $12.25/hr. Position is open until filled.


TREE TRIMMER, ELECTRIC

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.

Starting salary is $14.25/hr. Position is open until filled.


SALES COORDINATOR, MARKETING

Candidate assists with the facilitation and coordination of advertising and telecommunication sales and marketing initiatives and assists Business Development Manager with Economic Development projects and Key Customer utility matters.

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.

Starting salary is $13.25/hr. Position is open until filled.


ACCOUNT MANAGER/ADVERTISING SALES, MARKETING

The person in this position is responsible for promoting and selling CNSNext cable advertising to achieve sales goals. Maintains relationships and manages the customer experience to ensure customer expectations are satisfied; writes advertising scripts, obtains script approval, and schedules and manages production. Employee is responsible for developing and implementing marketing initiatives to increase and promote the benefits of CNSNext advertising; represents CNSNext at various meetings, events and other opportunities to promote the benefits of CNSNext advertising and manages and maintains weekly and monthly reports and customer databases to execute timely renewals for advertising contracts.

Demonstrated sales skills and a proven track record required with experience in media sales preferred. Strong organizational and communications skills are a must. Must be a well-organized and detail-oriented individual who can work independently; must have the ability to handle multiple tasks to completion; must have a proven ability to develop and maintain ongoing business relationships with advertising agencies and clients.

Starting salary is $30,000/yr. Position is open until filled.


CIVIL ENGINEER I, ENGINEERING

Entry level Civil Engineering position on path to licensure as a Professional Engineer. Acquires limited knowledge and develops basic skills by working closely with the City Engineer and other staff members in the surveying, design, and construction management of a wide range of projects. The projects involve street paving, water systems, gas systems, storm water drainage systems, erosion control compliance, sidewalks, and sanitary sewer projects. It requires teamwork and a desire to learn through application of engineering fundamentals.

Candidate should be a graduate from a four (4) year accredited Engineering school. Qualified candidate should have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and be registered as an Engineer Intern in the State of Georgia or have the ability to obtain same within six (6) months. Candidate should also be experienced in the use of Autocad, Autocad Civil 3d, GIS, Microsoft and Excel. Should have effective communication skills, including, excellent listening skills and the ability to communicate professionally with staff, contractors, and citizens verbally and in writing.

Starting salary is $47,500/yr. Position is open until filled.


DIRECTOR OF UTILITY OPERATIONS, UTILITIES

Candidate oversees the daily operations of natural gas, water, wastewater, utility locate, asphalt, water treatment and wastewater treatment. Projects the budgets for these areas and follow up on issues. Handles all disciplinary actions in the Operations Departments. Provides direct management over department superintendents and affected area of service. Works with superintendents to develop, plan and implement goals and objectives. Works with superintendents to develop and manage annual department budgets. Insures that all departments are working within their budgets.

Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience desired. Experience in preparation and management of operational and capital budgets desired. Personnel development and management skills a must. Must be able to develop a cohesive team and provide necessary motivation. Should have knowledge and experience in developing and negotiating contracts and agreements. Communication skills including public speaking desired. Should have knowledge and experience of public utilities

Starting salary is $76,500/yr. Position is open until filled.


SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, FINANCE

Candidate will perform the more complex and responsible professional accounting work, including auditing, analyzing, and verifying financial records, preparing financial and statistical reports, providing information to CFO and staff regarding accounting practices and procedures, and reconciling general ledger accounts. Must have experience in accounts payable, general ledger, account reconciliation and financial statement preparation. Experience in governmental or fund accounting is preferred. Previous experience on computerized accounting software, Excel spreadsheets and automated financial systems is required. Ideal candidate should also possess excellent presentation, communication, problem-solving and computer skills.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field from an accredited college or university is required.

Starting salary is $52,250/yr. Position is open until filled.


ASSISTANT CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, FINANCE

Under the direct guidance and supervision of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), candidate will manage, plan and direct all financial operations for the City which includes Payroll, Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Accounting and Grants. Will assist CFO with developing plans for the company’s financial growth by evaluating and managing financial risk; coordinates technical and financial information and communications between the division, other departments, and external agencies regarding accounting, purchasing, accounts payable and grant policies and procedures.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field from an accredited college or university is required. Management and supervisory experienced preferred. Must have comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting and budgeting as applied to municipal government; thorough knowledge of accounting terminology, methods, procedures, and equipment; must possess good oral/written communication skills and have the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.

Starting salary is $76,500/yr. Position is open until filled.