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:

Full Time Real Property Field Appraiser (Tax Assessors)

The purpose of this position is to determine the fair market value of real property based on the appraisal procedures of the Washington County Tax Assessor’s Office and the Georgia Department of Revenue. This will require driving to various locations throughout the county.

Requirements include:

** Must be at least 21

** Must hold and maintain a Georgia driver’s license.

** Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and various forms of technology.

** Customer Service experience is required.

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Applications will be accepted until October 15, 2021.

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Full Time Athletic Programmer (Recreation Department)

This person will plan, implement, and supervise various recreation programs for the Washington County Recreation Department.  Knowledge of youth sports, officiating, and maintaining athletic fields is essential.  Selected applicants must pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.

Position will remain open until filled.

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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.

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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.

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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

 

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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES

 

Washington County is seeking an architectural firm or individual architect to provide architectural and design services for its Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV). The award of the architectural contract for this project is contingent upon the grant being funded by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.  Responding firms should be technically qualified and licensed to provide the design and inspection services for local state and federally funded projects including architectural services and programs.

 

Procedures for selection of an individual/firm will be in accordance with the RFQ package and local procurement requirements, as well as the requirements of the Uniform Administration Requirements (“the common rule”) 24 CFR Part 85.36 and the Georgia Community Development Block Grant Program Recipients Manual. This is a Section 3 contract opportunity.

 

The County reserves the right to request additional information from any consultant submitting under this RFQ if the County deems such information necessary to further evaluate the consultant’s qualifications.  The County reserves the right to interview any consultant submitting under this RFQ.  The County reserves the right to waive informalities and minor irregularities in submittals and reserves the sole right to determine what constitutes informalities or minor irregularities. Consultants shall be responsible for all costs associated with consultant’s submittal.

 

The County reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject all submissions, reissue a subsequent RFQ, terminate, restructure or amend this procurement process at any time.  Evaluation criteria contained herein shall be used in evaluating qualifications.  The County may contact any consultant after receiving its submittal to seek clarification of any portion thereof.  The County reserves the right to request additional information from any consultant if the County deems such information necessary to further evaluate the consultant’s qualifications.  In the event the County elects to negotiate a contract with a selected consultant, the County reserves the right to negotiate such terms and conditions of the contract, including, but not limited to scope, role, price, and staffing which may be in the best interests of the County.

All qualifications will be evaluated in terms of project approach, timing, experience, quality of work, and capacity of performance. Past performances on local government construction projects will be assessed in terms of timeliness, completing work within budget, and quality of work.

 

Interested parties are invited to secure a Request for Qualifications package by calling Nicee D. Long, Planning and Development Specialist, 706-651-7301 or emailing nlong@csrarc.ga.gov.

 

Request for Qualifications are due no later than 4:30 PM, Monday, September 27, 2021. Proposals submitted by mail should be addressed: Nicee D. Long, CSRA Regional Commission, 3626 Walton Way Ext. Suite 300, Augusta, GA 30909.  Request for Qualifications received after 4:30 p.m. on September 27, 2021, will not be considered.

 

Washington County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. Washington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Horace M. Daniel

Chairman

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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

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TRY GEORGIA’S NEW VOTING SYSTEM

 

Current 2019 Property Tax Digest and 5 Year History of Levy

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