Employment

Current City of Hogansville Job Opportunities…

Meter Reader - Meter Reader/Meter Maintenance

The City of Hogansville Police Department has an immediate opening for Meter Reader. This position involves the monthly reading of utility meters and basic maintenance of meters. Applicants must have a valid driver's license; clean background; and must be able to walk long distances, stoop, and bend throughout the day. Requires work in inclement weather. Experience a plus and need some working knowledge of electrical components. Starting pay for this position is $15 per hour and offers an excellent benefit and retirement package. Applications are available in-person at Hogansville City Hall or Click Here for Application for Employment.

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

This posting will be effective through January 19, 2022 or until filled.  


Code Enforcement/Animal Control 

The City of Hogansville has an immediate opening for Code Enforcement Officer/Animal Control Officer. Code Enforcement is responsible for technical work including field inspections and the determination of compliance with City codes, ordinances, and regulations. Work involves educating the public on code/ordinance compliance and the correction of violations. Animal Control is responsible for locating and picking up stray animals and to observe and domestic, wild, dangerous, or aggressive animals; sets animal traps; loads animals into cages wildlife; removes dead animals from roadways; and assists law enforcement by removing animals from accident or crime scenes. 

Minimum Requirements: Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of specialized training in the occupational field, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with a high school education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for oone to two years. Must possess a valid driver's license.

Preferred Requirements: Associate Degree or two years of course work at a trade or vocational school preferably in inspection or code and/or animal enforcement; and two (2) years of work experience in inspections, code enforecment, or public safety; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Peace Officer certification, in good standing with Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council, a plus.

Nature of Work: Patrols assigned areas in the CIty and conducts inspections and enforces code related to upkeep of property and health/sanitation and animal control ordinances. Prepares and submits monthly reports and maintains records regarding inspection activities including inspections completed and violations discovered. Porvides information and explains codes/ordinances to residents, property owners, developers, contractors, and the general public; receives and responds to reports of alleged code ordinance violations from citizens or staff. Prepares related reports, memos, and correspondence. Continues training with emphasis on current computer applications, supervisory role, and job related duties as determined by the City. Operates City vehicle in the performance of duties and/or to attend training programs. 

Physical Demands: The work is dedentary work and requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and negligible amount of force oncstantly to move objects and safely handle animals. Additionallly, the following physical abilities are required: balancing, climbing, crouching, feeling, fingering, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking.

Selection Process: Selection will be made from a register of eligible applicants that may be established by education, work experience, polygraph, personal interview, credit check, criminal history, driving history, (copy of driver's license required), drug screen, and/or physical examination. For a more detailed Job Description, contact Human Resources at (706) 637-8629.

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

Employment Application: Click Here for Employment Application

This posting will be effective through January 19, 2022 or until filled.  


Certified Police Officer 

The City of Hogansville Police Department is currently seeking GA POST Certified Law Enforcement Officers to join its agency. We are a community-oriented agency that enjoys excellent community support and partnerships. Hogansville has a population for approximately 3,300 people and encompasses about 6.4 square miles. Hogansville is in Troup County about 45 miles southwest of Atlanta.

BRIEF SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

This is general law enforcement work responsible for serving the community, protecting life and property and enforcing laws and ordinances. Work involves routine patrol in assigned area, responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, alarms, and citizen complaints. Duties include traffic enforcement, preliminary criminal investigations, serving warrants, making arrests, and other similar type assignments. Work requires independent judgment and discretion in difficult or unusual situations. Work involves an element of personal danger. Work is performed under the general supervision of a shift supervisor who reviews work performance.

BENEFITS:

  • Take home car program (after completion of Field Training Program)
  • Excellent insurance benefits for individual and family (Health, Dental and Vision plans)
  • 12-hour patrol shifts
  • All required approved equipment provided

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Age 21 or older
  • High School Diploma or State-Issued GED; some college preferred
  • Georgia P.O.S.T. Certified or Graduate of a Georgia Law Enforcement Academy is required;
  • In good standing with GA P.O.S.T.
  • Georgia Driver's License within 30 days of hire
  • Be physically and mentally able to perform the essential job functions as listed in the Job Description

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A rigid and thorough personal, work experience, and qualification background investigation is required, which includes: medical exam, drug screening test, psychological tests (written and clinical), polygraph examination, verification of all credentials and qualifications (personal references, previous employment, POST status, education, training, etc.), and interviews.

TO APPLY: You can pick up an application at the Hogansville Police Department, 117 Lincoln Street, Hogansville GA 30230, or Click Here for Application for Employment.

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Seasonal Public Works Maintenance Worker:

This is a seasonal position for grounds and maintenance assistance. Primary duties include litter pickup, weed eating, and mowing along the right of ways and City property. Starting pay – $14 per hour. This is a 40 hour per week position throughout the grass cutting season, March - November.

If you would like to apply, applications can be found on the City's website at www.cityofhogansville.org, printed & submitted by e-mail to cityhall@cityofhogansville.org, or through the drop box at City Hall, or by mail to City of Hogansville, 111 High St., Hogansville, Ga. 30230.

Note:  Job descriptions are available for these positions and may be obtained by request at cityhall@cityofhogansville.org.

Employment Application: Click Here for Employment Application