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.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR

The IT Director provides leadership, vision, and management to the Information Technology department; is responsible for providing day to day supervision for the Network Administrators, IT Project Manager, IT Compliance Coordinator, IT Support Manager and IT Application Support Manager; works with IT staff to ensure the department complies with the standards and processes that are defined for Information Technology; act as key escalation point for all IT issues. Ensures the department maintains the resources to meets all organizational goals, objectives and expectations of City Leadership.

The successful candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information science or management information systems (MIS) with 5+ years of management experience in an IT environment. The ideal candidate must possess the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers; must possess good oral/written communication skills and must have strong analytical and logical problem solving skills. Candidate must have strong working knowledge of computer networking and software applications.

Starting salary is based on experience. Open until filled.


DIR. OF ELECTRIC ENGINEERING & ELECTRIC OPERATIONS

This position is responsible for all of the duties to include but not limited to the oversight and management of Thomasville Utilities Electric Distribution, including, Engineering, Operations and Warehouse. The position has oversight for goal setting, policy development, budget management, leadership, staff development and contract management.

Candidates should have extensive knowledge and understanding of national electrical codes, industry standards and distribution construction techniques. Must have a BA or EE degree and 10 years of increasing responsibility with considerable management experience in Electric Utilities. Should have knowledge of Engineering principles and standards. Must have strong organizational and project management skills.

Position open until filled.


CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS REP I

The Customer Accounts Department produces approximately 20,000 utility bills per month, including billing for electric, water, sewer, natural gas, solid waste, broadband and telecommunications services. This position is extremely time sensitive with regular deadlines to adhere to strict billing cycles. The work is very detailed oriented; includes reviewing meter reading edits for warnings and errors, issuing work orders if needed, posting readings to the billing system, calculating rates, and reviewing charges on accounts. Requires a thorough knowledge of the billing system and billing practices, utilities metering and meter reading practices; and billing procedures. Must have the ability to work well with figures, analyze consumption patterns, and detect irregularities. This position provides back-up support to Utilities Dispatch and may provide support to the Customer Relations and Customer Care Representatives as staffing and time allow.

Qualified applicants must have excellent math, analytical and critical thinking skills. Ability to set priorities, plan and coordinate work activities to accomplish work objectives. Attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast paced environment are essential. The ability to interact well with others, including co-workers and customers, is necessary. Must communicate effectively with customers both orally and in writing and must be able to resolve problems in a timely manner. Strong knowledge of operation of computer and Microsoft Office.

Starting salary is $12.25/hr. Closing date is Wednesday, January 29th.