Employment Opportunities

Dear Applicant:

Thank you for choosing the Washington County Board of Commissioners to help meet your employment and career goals. We appreciate the time you are taking to complete our standard application process.

The Washington County Board of Commissioners is committed to providing a safe and comfortable environment for our employees, customers, and community; as well as offering all employees the security of knowing their coworkers are as trustworthy, safety oriented, and drug-free.

In order to meet these safety and security goals, the Washington County Board of Commissioners, with your written authorization, also conducts a thorough background screening; in addition to drug testing all potential new employees. If you are considered for employment, please note that some or all of the following employment screenings will be performed:

  • A Criminal Record Check
  • Previous Employers and Education Verification
  • Professional License and Credentials Verification (if appropriate)
  • Driving Record Check (if your job involves driving a company or private vehicle)
  • Employment Credit Report (if appropriate)
  • Additional levels of background screening when appropriate

With this in mind, if there are any issues that you feel need to be resolved before you submit your application and are considered for employment, please discuss them with us or return at another time to complete your initial paperwork.

ALSO, PLEASE COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FULLY. BLANK FIELDS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Again, thank you for considering employment with the Washington County Board of Commissioners.

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Current Job Openings:

Part Time Clerk (Board of Elections)

The Washington County Board of Elections is seeking a part-time Clerk to work with the Elections Office located in the Washington County Courthouse. The successful candidate will perform a variety of administrative, office support and other activities for the Elections Office.  This person will process and maintain records (including photo ID’s and affidavits) required to ensure proper protocol is followed according to state law.  Working with others in the Elections Office, this person will act as receptionist and will be a key point of contact with the public.

Click here of a complete job description. 

Candidates must complete and submit a job application by August 20, 2021.

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Full Time Office Clerk (Recreation Department)

The office clerk is responsible for a variety of clerical and administrative duties including preparing documents, scheduling meetings, and updating records.  This position will preform various duties including a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, office machine operation, and filing.  Selected applicants must pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.

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Candidates must complete and submit a job application by August 6, 2021.

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Full Time Maintenance Worker (Recreation Department)

The Washington County Recreation Department is seeking a full-time maintenance worker to work at Kaolin Park at 200 Franklin Haynes Drive in Sandersville, GA 31082.

This person will maintain property used by the Washington County Recreation Department.  Knowledge of grounds keeping, sports, and the ability to work outdoors is a must.  Selected applicants must pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.

A complete job description is available at the Board of Commissioners Office located at 119 Jones Street, Sandersville, GA 31082.  Position is open until filled.

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Candidates must complete and submit a job application to Board of Commissioners

 by July 14, 2021.

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Part Time Kitchen Aide (Senior Center)

The Washington County Recreation Department needs a part-time Kitchen Aid for the Washington County Senior Center at 446 Maurice Friedman Drive in Sandersville, GA 31082.

This person will be assisting with the preparation and service of meals for those 60 and over.  A good rapport with Seniors is a must.  Position will not be limited to kitchen duties.  Selected applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen, be willing to take a Tuberculosis test and be screened for Hepatitis if employed.

A complete job description is available at the Board of Commissioners Office located at 119 Jones Street, Sandersville, GA 31082.  Position is open until filled.

Click here for a complete job description. 

Candidates must complete and submit a job application to Board of Commissioners

 by July 14, 2021.

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Full Time Mechanic (Road Department):

 The successful candidate will perform a variety of tasks in the Public Works shop (located at 1862 Kaolin Road) related to the repair and maintenance of vehicles and equipment. This position is under the direct supervision of the Lead Mechanic and Public Works Director. The position requires proficiency in the following:

  • General mechanic work
  • Repair and overhaul work on vehicles, heavy and small equipment
  • Basic welding
  • Operation of tools (torches, drills, saws, grinders, etc.)

Position will remain open until filled.

Click here for a complete job description.

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Full Time Equipment Operator (Road Department):

Applicants must be willing to learn and capable of operating equipment such as tractors, motor graders, backhoes, etc. A Commercial Driver’s License is a plus.

Position will remain open until filled.

Click here for a complete job description.

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Applications and job descriptions are also available at the Board of Commissioners office located at 119 Jones Street, Sandersville, GA 31082

Submit Applications to:
Shanika Simmons
Washington County Board of Commissioners
P.O. Box 271
119 Jones Street
Sandersville, GA 31082

 

Applications may also be emailed to swsimmons@washingtoncountyga.gov or faxed to 478.552.7424

 

Click here for employment application.

 

 

 

2021 Property Tax Digest and 5 Year History of Levy

Washington County Tax Commissioner Tag/Title System Down

The Washington County Tax Commissioner Office will not be able to process tag and title transactions after 2PM Tuesday, January 12 through Monday, January 18 in preparation for DRIVES upgrades.

Washington County Ballots Recount

Washington County Elections will conduct a recount of ballots by hand beginning November 13th, 2020 at 10:00 am.-5:00pm daily and November 16th- 18th as well. The location will be at 316 E. South Central Ave., Tennille, Ga. 31089.

2020 Property Tax Digest and 5 Year History of Levy

County Offices Closed to Public

All County offices are currently closed to the public for an indefinite period of time due to COVID-19.

This is to ensure the safety of employees and public.  Business will be conducted through email, phone, and fax.  If you need to contact any offices, please refer to the Departments tab to get the contact information.

• If an in person visit is necessary, please call the appropriate office to schedule an appointment to discuss any issues or business in person.

• Upon entering, we ask that you please wear a mask and maintain at least 6 feet between you and any staff for the safety of all involved.

We will continue to monitor the situation and make changes as necessary.

COVID-19 COURTROOM PROCEDURES

Click here to view Courtroom Procedures during COVID-19

TRY GEORGIA’S NEW VOTING SYSTEM

 

Current 2019 Property Tax Digest and 5 Year History of Levy

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Tax Commissioner Upgrade Announcement