Job Openings with the City of Thomasville

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

Please note that job applications can only be completed through a desktop or laptop and not using a smart device like a cell phone or tablet.

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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.


POLICE OFFICER, POLICE

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) – $20.70 hourly or yearly salary of $45,218.
  • Police Officer II (GA Certified Police Officer w/no experience or recruit officer who graduates from the academy) – $21.74 hourly or yearly salary of $47,479.
  • 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.

Current Recruitment Period Deadline Friday, July 5th, 2024.

Please Click HERE to view Current Recruitment Calendar


FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT, FINANCIAL SERVICES

Candidate must have experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, 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 is required.

Salary ranges from $23.97 to $31.76 hourly. Position closes, Friday, June 28th.


CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS REP I, CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS

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 Success 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.

Salary ranges from $15.45 to $20.47 hourly. 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 stand-by 24/7 for URC management of storm or emergency restoration for utility services if needed.

Salary ranges from $15.45 to $20.47 hourly. Open until filled.


FIREFIGHTER, FIRE RESCUE

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) – $37,201 yearly.
  • Firefighter I (State of Georgia Certified Firefighter) – $39,061 yearly.
  • Additional pay increases are provided for certifications, experience, and overtime.

Current recruitment period has ended. Please contact Ricky Zambrano, City of Thomasville Recruitment Manager, at ricky.zambrano@thomasville.org for more information about future recruitment periods.