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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: Temporary Remote Site Operator  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 4/1/2015
Owner: Floyd County
Type: Landfill
Description: JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of this classification is to perform general/manual work functions associated with operation of County Landfill facilities
MAJOR DUTIES: Opens/closes dump site each day, following established procedures; secures premises. Operates a compactor to compact household garbage and other refuse; monitors types of items placed into compactor; clears compaction area to prevent blocking; monitors operation and condition of compactor to measure level of contents, prevents overflowing of materials, and identifies potential mechanical problems. Sorts recyclable materials to separate from disposable refuse. Provides information and direction to the general public concerning separation of recyclable materials and disposal procedures; directs customers with non-disposable materials elsewhere as appropriate. Cleans/maintains compactor and surrounding areas; cleans/maintains buildings and work areas. Performs various manual work functions associated with compactor operations and maintenance (which may include lifting large pieces of refuse, shoveling spilled trash, picking up debris, sweeping surfaces, mowing grass, etc.). Monitors safety conditions of compactor and surrounding areas. Reports any problems noted in compactor areas. Prepares and/or receives various forms, reports, or other documents; processes and 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.
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: Operator Trainee  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Closed
Closes: 12/12/2014
Owner: Rome City
Type: Waste Water
Description: This position is responsible for monitoring the overall treatment process and making the necessary adjustments as indicated by current conditions and standards and/or emergency operating procedures. Utilizes WWTP appurtenances to decontaminate wastewater (sewage). Monitors condition of machinery and equipment, including minor maintenance (maintain oil levels, lubrication, and adjustments, etc. Perform sludge withdrawal, supernatant decanting, and unit drainage operations. Collects wastewater samples and performs process control tests in compliance with NPDES permit requirements and WWTP QA/QC guidelines. Maintains daily log of process in progress, process changes, and equipment status. Maintains daily record of samples collected and results of all process control testing, including computer data entry of process control results. Performs routine cleaning of tanks, equipment and work areas as warranted by current conditions. Performs general housekeeping, painting, and grounds keeping duties as specified by the Operations Supervisor. Assures current WWTP process status is communicated to the Chief Operator and other involved persons; and assists in assuring minimum staffing requirements are met. Other duties as assigned. Shift Work Schedule: Day (7am to 3pm); Primarily Evening (3pm to 11pm) and Night (11pm to 7am).
Job Title: Heavy Equipment Operator I  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 3/13/2015
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: Grants Program Manager  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Closed
Closes: 12/12/2014
Owner: Rome City
Type: Miscellaneous
Description: This position is responsible for 1) providing budgetary and financial management of federal and state-funded programs by performing accounting transactions, verifying and inputting data; maintaining detail records and files and preparing internal and external financial statements and reports for funding agencies, 2) assisting with the development of annual departmental operational budgets, 3) assisting with the administration and implementation of grant programs (CHIP, HOME, CDBG) including keeping the department in compliance with all federals rules as applicable to the programs, 4) assisting with the preparation of new CDBG and HOME grant applications, 5) actively participating and assisting in neighborhood redevelopment activities as needed with local redevelopment agencies. Provides other assistance to staff as needed. 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: Georgia Certified Police Officer  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 3/31/2015
Owner: Rome City
Type: Law Enforcement
Description: General Description:
This full-time position is responsible for enforcing federal, state, and local laws and to protect life and property. Shift Work Schedule: 4 days on/3 off; 1st (7am to 5pm); 2nd (3pm to 1am) and 3rd (9pm to 7am).

BENEFITS OFFERED: Group Medical Insurance (City pays 80% of employee’s premium); dependent coverage available at an additional cost (City pays 75% of dependent premium). Group Life Insurance (no cost to the employee). Voluntary insurance benefits such as Term Life, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD (City pays 25% of premium), Accident and Cancer coverage also available. Retirement Programs: POAB (City pays 50% of premium); GMEBS Defined Benefit (no cost to the employee), 457b Deferred Compensation w matching 401a Defined Contribution (City matches up to 1.25%); Annual Leave (108 hours includes Holiday hours/increases with years of service); Sick Leave (8 Hours Monthly); Military Leave (according to State/Federal Regulations). Educational Reimbursement Program – after one year of employment, City Pays up to $3000/yr. towards an Associate’s; up to $4000/yr. towards a Bachelor's; and up to $5000/yr. towards a Master’s Degree.
Job Title: Director of Communications  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Closed
Closes: 10/3/2014
Owner: Rome City
Type: Tourism
Description: This position is responsible for disseminating public information through various media outlets on behalf of the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau and the City of Rome. Work involves coordinating with the Executive Director and City Manager and their designated staff members. Duties include development of branding and collateral, web site design and maintenance, social media and design, coordinating marketing and advertising, building photography files, videos, developing publications and fulfilling media request. This position is responsible for managing a team of marketing professionals all sharing the same goals. Must possess the ability to multi task and work under multiple deadlines. Ability to work flexible, weekend and holiday hours. 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: Certified and Non Certified E-911 Dispatcher   Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 3/13/2015
Owner: Floyd County
Type: Miscellaneous
Description: JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is to receive emergency calls from the public and dispatching emergency response (i.e. Rome City Police, Floyd County Police, Floyd E.M.S., Rome Fire Department, Sheriff’s Department, and E.M.A.) to the scene. The position is responsible for conveying information to the general public and City and County public safety agencies.
ALL EMPLOYEES RECEIVE 2½% INCREASE
AFTER 6 MONTHS OF SATISFACTORY SERVICE
MAJOR DUTIES: Receives incoming telephone calls from the public and from other public safety agencies. Obtains detailed information, determines emergency services needed, and dispatches appropriate personnel. Provides field personnel with necessary information upon request. Keeps a detailed log of incoming telephone and radio calls. Enters a variety of data into computer and extracts required data from computer. Checks data on 911 screen for accuracy; completes necessary forms for the correction of information within the 911 system. Monitors and routes incoming calls from Emergency Management, the National Weather Service, and the Hearing Impaired Telephone System. Receives and logs commercial and residential alarm systems and files reports, logs, and other paperwork. Performs other related duties as assigned. May be required to testify in court in reference to 911 calls.
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: Buyer I  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Closed
Closes: 12/12/2014
Owner: Rome City
Type: Purchasing
Description: This position is responsible for processing requisitions, placing orders, soliciting quotes and acquiring equipment and materials within city codes and other published guidelines. Reviews the electronic requisition file daily to insure prompt processing and order placement for all departments including services, equipment, materials and solicit verbal and written quotes as necessary. Processes packages for UPS/FED EX shipment. Receives, distributes and tracks incoming/outgoing packages for departments. Expedites deliveries and addresses customer service issues. Assists directors with bid packages, GovDeals/Internet sales and other projects. Assists city departments in assessing needs, determining appropriate vendors for requests of services, equipment or repairs. Administers, manages and coordinates the auto fleet pool. Performs various tasks to post bid documents on the City website. This activity may include conceptual writing, organizing and proof reading. Performs clerical duties and answers phone and checks the mail daily as required. Also performs other clerical tasks and buying activities in the absence of co-workers. 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: Bus Operator  Click here for MORE INFO
Status: Open
Closes: 3/6/2015
Owner: Rome City
Type: Transit
Description: This position is responsible for operating a gas or diesel bus on routes for transit agency and to observe state and city speed and safety regulations and safety policies as well as providing excellent customer service to the passengers the agency serves; also required to perform a variety of skilled and unskilled tasks in the custodian care and maintenance of transit buildings. Complete pre-trip checklist before daily run. Complete run card at completion of shift, noting any safety issues/concerns, customer complaints or general comments. Change destination sign as needed. Pick up and discharge at bus stops or stations as required by departmental service route and safety rules. Announce stops; complete post trip check/checklist; assure all fares are correctly collected; check passenger ID cards. Prepare transfers for passengers connecting to other routes; provide customer information and answers questions regarding routes, schedules, and services. Assist elderly or disabled passengers when necessary. Maintain contact with supervisors and other drivers through two-way radio; report emergency, unsafe conditions or behavior concerns immediately to dispatcher and supervisor; request police or ambulance service as needed. Complete all required paperwork and reports; maintain accurate counts of all passengers; assist with training new drivers as requested. Must be punctual, clean, well groomed, and in proper uniform. 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.
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