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You may apply for current job openings as listed below. An application is required for each position for which you apply. Applications may be completed on-line or printed and mailed to the address indicated in the job announcement.

On-line applications will serve as originals and need not be followed up with a printed application. RESUMES ARE ACCEPTED ONLY WHEN ACCOMPANIED BY A CITY OF ROME  OR FLOYD COUNTY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. You may request a full job description for current openings from the Human Resources Department.


City of Rome Human Resources Department
607 Broad Street, Suite 100, P.O. Box 1433, Rome, GA 30162-1433
Phone: 706/236-4450  Fax: 706/236-4465. We are located on the first floor of the Carnegie Building. 
 

Floyd County Board of Commissioners Human Resources Department 
12  East 4th Avenue, Suite 102, P.O. Box 946, Rome, GA 30161 
Phone: (706)-291-5156  Fax:  (706)-233-0014

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Job Title: Water Maintenance Worker II  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 9/2/2014
Owner: Floyd County
Type: Water and Sewer
Description: JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of this classification is to operate equipment and perform manual work functions associated with construction, repair, and maintenance of the County water system.

ALL EMPLOYEES RECEIVE 2½% INCREASE
AFTER 6 MONTHS OF SATISFACTORY SERVICE.

BENEFITS:
- Health/ Major Medical (County pays between $4,671.96 - $15,163.32 annual cost of medical insurance.)
- Dental (County pays $87.60 annual cost of dental insurance.)
- Long-term Disability (County pays $2.52 - $181.44 annual cost of premium.)
- Retirement (Defined Benefit Pension Plan. All contributions made by County)
- Paid Holidays ( 9 per year)
- Paid Vacation-annually: (48 - 168 vacation hours annually depending on years of service.)
- Paid Sick Leave (96 hours / year. May only be used according to county policy.)
- INCENTIVE PAY: Certified Public Safety Employees are provided up to $1,500 additional compensation per year for
completion of approved coursework from a regionally accredited college or university.
- LONGEVITY PAY: Pays 1, 2, or 3 percent of salary plus $50 per year depending on years of service.
Job Title: Water Maintenance Worker I  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 9/2/2014
Owner: Floyd County
Type: Water and Sewer
Description: JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of this classification is to operate equipment and perform manual work functions associated with construction, repair, and maintenance of the County Water System.

ALL EMPLOYEES RECEIVE 2½% INCREASE
AFTER 6 MONTHS OF SATISFACTORY SERVICE.

MAJOR DUTIES: Operates a variety of equipment, machinery, and tools used in water system construction, maintenance, and repair (which may include a dump truck, trailer, back hoe, etc.). Transports, loads, and unloads various equipment and materials used in projects. Performs manual work functions associated with water system construction, maintenance, and repair. Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep machinery, equipment, and tools in good working condition. Prepares and/or receives various forms, reports, work orders, or other documentation and completes, processes, and/or forwards as appropriate.

BENEFITS:
- Health/ Major Medical (County pays between $4,671.96 - $15,163.32 annual cost of medical insurance.)
- Dental (County pays $87.60 annual cost of dental insurance.)
- Long-term Disability (County pays $2.52 - $181.44 annual cost of premium.)
- Retirement (Defined Benefit Pension Plan. All contributions made by County)
- Paid Holidays ( 9 per year)
- Paid Vacation-annually: (48 - 168 vacation hours annually depending on years of service.)
- Paid Sick Leave (96 hours / year. May only be used according to county policy.)
- INCENTIVE PAY: Certified Public Safety Employees are provided up to $1,500 additional compensation per year for
completion of approved coursework from a regionally accredited college or university.
- LONGEVITY PAY: Pays 1, 2, or 3 percent of salary plus $50 per year depending on years of service.
Job Title: SW Collections Director  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 9/19/2014
Owner: Rome City
Type: Solid Waste
Description: This position is responsible for managing the operations of the Solid Waste Collections Department consisting of both residential and commercial waste services for the City of Rome. Directs the development and administration of an operating budget of over $2 million annually. The Solid Waste Department is comprised of 46 authorized positions.
Job Title: Police Officer  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 9/1/2014
Owner: Rome City
Type: Law Enforcement
Description: This full-time position is responsible for enforcing federal, state, and local laws and to protect life and property.
Job Title: Police Officer  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Closed
Closes: 6/29/2012
Owner: Rome City
Type: Law Enforcement
Description: Successful candidates must be able to complete basic peace officer certification

Job Title: Heavy Equipment Operator I  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 8/21/2014
Owner: Rome City
Type: Water and Sewer
Description: This position is an entry level position and is responsible for the physical labor involved in operating and maintaining the water and sewer system. Operates and maintains light to heavy equipment used to construct, set, install, repair, and service water and sewer lines. As an entry level position most tasks will be performed on the ground/manual labor and not necessarily in equipment. Assists in setting meters and installing water/sewer pipes and associated fixtures. Repairs and services water main leaks and cleaning sewer mains and manholes. Operates dump truck (job site only without CDL) and trailers used in transporting rock, sand, trash, solid waste, gravel, pipe, manholes, etc. Operates dump truck, tractor, bobcat and other light construction equipment in maintaining the sewer collection system. Operates tractor used in cutting grass and underbrush. On occasion may operate other equipment used in maintenance and construction based on the incumbent’s skill level. Assists in maintaining levies and right-of-ways. Cleans and maintains equipment and buildings as required. Position is subject to call-in and overtime work; possible shift rotation during emergency conditions. Must be able to come to work promptly and regularly. Must be able to work well with others and take directions from assigned supervisors. Essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as assigned.
Job Title: Heavy Equipment Mechanic  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 8/22/2014
Owner: Rome City
Type: Transit
Description: This position will be responsible for analyzing and diagnosing mechanical problems and performing corrective repairs, maintenance, body work, and painting of mainline, tripper, and paratransit buses, along with all other department vehicles. Checks all buses daily for sound and safe mechanical operations, changing run cards, and removing cash vaults from fare boxes. Repairs major breakdowns on all fleet vehicles; rebuilds and replace engines, transmissions, clutches, brakes, etc., as needed. Inspects, repairs, overhauls, and assembles automotive electric equipment such as generators, distributors, and starters. Performs field repairs, reassembles air compressors, pumps, and related equipment. Performs servicing of vehicles on a monthly basis. Performs body repairs to buses, including painting, welding, cutting, and mixing paint. Fuels buses as needed. Records fare box and hubometer readings. Change daily run cards, empty fare boxes, and make out bus route sheet the following day. Opens transit shop on occasion, starting and checking vehicles for daily operations. Secures shop at the end of the day. Performs duties of a Bus Operator as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Job Title: DIRECTOR - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 8/29/2014
Owner: Floyd County
Type: Miscellaneous
Description: JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of this classification is to perform professional, technical and analytical work in the development, implementation, maintenance, management and monitoring of County Emergency Management activities, including disaster planning, response planning, mitigation, preparedness and recovery. Oversees and directs the County’s 800 MHz system.

ALL EMPLOYEES RECEIVE 2½% INCREASE
AFTER 6 MONTHS OF SATISFACTORY SERVICE.

MAJOR DUTIES: Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals. Plans, organizes, and manages the day-to-day operational functions of the County Emergency Management and radio system, provides effective and timely emergency and communication services County-wide; plans, develops and directs department programs, services, resources and staff; formulates short and long range plans, goals and objectives. Develops and implements policies, procedures and standards; ensures that operations comply with local, State and Federal rules, regulations, laws and ordinances; directs the implementation of programs and services through subordinate supervisors and staff. Monitors and evaluates department programs, services and operations; assesses department effectiveness and performance; manages quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives; analyzes operational statistics and staffing needs; and identifies and implements changes to maximize use of resources, and achieve goals and objectives.
BENEFITS:
- Health/ Major Medical (County pays between $4,671.96 - $15,163.32 annual cost of medical insurance.)
- Dental (County pays $87.60 annual cost of dental insurance.)
- Long-term Disability (County pays $2.52 - $181.44 annual cost of premium.)
- Retirement (Defined Benefit Pension Plan. All contributions made by County)
- Paid Holidays ( 9 per year)
- Paid Vacation-annually: (48 - 168 vacation hours annually depending on years of service.)
- Paid Sick Leave (96 hours / year. May only be used according to county policy.)
- INCENTIVE PAY: Certified Public Safety Employees are provided up to $1,500 additional compensation per year for
completion of approved coursework from a regionally accredited college or university.
- LONGEVITY PAY: Pays 1, 2, or 3 percent of salary plus $50 per year depending on years of service.
Job Title: Bus Operator  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 8/29/2014
Owner: Rome City
Type: Transit
Description: This fulltime position is responsible for operating a gas/ diesel mainline bus, a tripper bus or para-transit bus along an assigned route. Responsible for observing state and city speed and safety regulations and safety policies while providing excellent customer service to bus passengers. Also required to perform a variety of skilled and unskilled tasks in the custodial care and maintenance of Transit buildings. Completes checklist before daily run, and submits list after runs. Assures all fares are collected correctly. Prepares transfers and assist elderly or disabled passengers when necessary. Provides customer information and answers questions regarding routes, schedules, and services. Maintains contact with supervisors and other drivers through two-way radio. Maintains discipline on tripper bus routes. Essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as assigned.
Job Title: (SEASONAL) EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I   Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 8/31/2014
Owner: Floyd County
Type: Public Works
Description: JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of this job is to operate heavy equipment and perform manual work functions associated with construction, repair, and maintenance of County road systems.
MAJOR DUTIES: Operates a variety of heavy equipment, machinery, and tools used in road construction, maintenance, and repair. Transports, loads, and unloads various equipment and materials used in projects. Performs manual work functions associated with construction, maintenance, and repair of roads and related systems. Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep machinery, equipment, and tools in good working condition; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment. Prepares and/or receives various forms, reports, or other documentation; completes, processes, and/or forwards as appropriate. Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information; takes and relays messages; responds to requests for service. Responds to routine requests for information from employees, officials, the public, or other individuals.