Gilmer County Georgia Roads Department

The Gilmer County Public Works Department has an immediate opening for a Full-Time Public Works Office Assistant.

The purpose of the position is to perform administrative support of the Public Works Department (Road, Maintenance & Solid Waste) under the direction of the Public Works Director.

Provides administrative/clerical support by maintaining calendar/schedules, confirming appointments, meetings, interviews, conferences, training activities, and/or other activities.

Coordinate meetings, prepare meeting notices, agendas, attend meetings, record and/or transcribe meeting minutes, distribute documentation, and maintain records.

Provide customer service, answer the telephone, greet visitors, provide information, respond to inquires/complaints, research, and initiate problem resolution.

Perform data entry, process documentation for purchasing and accounts payable, prepare purchase orders, review invoices, verify the accuracy, make corrections, and maintain files and records.

Must be organized, have excellent communication skills, able to work independently with little direction, take initiative, and willing to use a two-way radio.

High School Diploma/GED required. Must have 3-5 years of office administration experience.

Must have a valid Georgia Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

Proficiency in Word and Excel required. Able to prepare and receive, various forms, reports, correspondences, and/or other documents. Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

This is a full-time hourly non-exempt position eligible for full benefits after a waiting period. (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD& D/STD/LTD insurance, accrued vacation and sick time)

Applicants will be required to complete a Criminal History Background check, MVR, and drug/alcohol screening.

An employment application can be obtained at the link below or from our office, and filled out and dropped off along with a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements at the Board of Commissioners Office, 1 Broad Street, Suite 106, Ellijay, GA 30540 Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Applicants will be required to complete a Criminal History Background check, MVR, and drug/alcohol screen.

An application can be obtained at the Commissioner’s Office located at 1 Broad Street, Suite 106 or download:

Gilmer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.