Current City of Hogansville Job Opportunities…

City Manager - City of Hogansville

JOB OPENING:  City Manager, City of Hogansville, Georgia

JOB SUMMARY:  The City of Hogansville is a full service municipality that operates under a Mayor-Council form of government. The position of City Manager is appointed by the elected body and is responsible for directing the daily operations of all departments and works closely with the Mayor & Council to ensure the vision of the City is implemented. This position is responsible for the overall administration of the city government, including personnel, budgets, purchasing, grants, economic development, employee benefits, and direct oversight of electric, water, waste water, natural gas, sanitation and police operations.


  • Administers the operations of the city government.
  • Ensures that city ordinances, resolutions, and regulations are executed and enforced.
  • Develops and administers the city budget.
  • Acts as liaison between the Mayor/City Council and the public by responding to inquiries and resolving conflicts.
  • Represents the Mayor and City Council at various meetings and social functions.
  • Develops materials for meetings of the City Council, attends all meetings, makes recommendations to the City Council as needed, and implements decisions made by the Council.
  • Selects, counsels, appraises and evaluates the performance of all department heads.
  • Develops long- and short-term plans for city operations.
  • Informs the City Council of significant financial and administrative affairs affecting the city.
  • Acts as the city’s principal liaison on economic development activities.
  • Prepares progress reports.
  • Provides reports and information to the media as requested.
  • Acts as purchasing agent by overseeing the purchase of all supplies, materials, equipment, and services for the city.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public human resource management.
  • Knowledge of the techniques used in the grant application process.
  • Knowledge of governmental accounting principles and audit procedures.
  • Knowledge of the city code of ordinances and other regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and finance.
  • Knowledge of the functions, organization, and operations of all city departments.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective public relations.
  • Knowledge of public works and utilities management.
  • Knowledge of building development processes.
  • Skill in developing short- and long-range plans.
  • Skill in management and supervision.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.


  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a master’s degree in a course of study related to occupational field.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the separate departments within city administration in order to direct and coordinate work within the departments.  A minimum of five years of related experience in government administration.
  • The City Manager shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the City Council. Such person shall be selected solely on the basis of executive and administrative qualifications with special reference to knowledge of and actual experience in municipal management.
Please submit resume and cover letter through either or both of the following contacts no later than January 31, 2023:


City Manager Position
c/o Alex L. Dixon, City Attorney
P. O. Box 3690
LaGrange, GA  30241

Certified Police Officer - Night Shift

The Hogansville Police Department has two immediate openings for Night Shift Police Patrol Officers:

We are looking for dynamic police officers to be responsible for the enforcement of federal, state, and local laws and the protection of life and property. Responsibilities include patrolling assigned zones, responding to calls, serving criminal court papers, providing first aid and CPR, provide traffic control, testify in judicial proceedings, complete all required reports and forms and perform other related duties as assigned.

To be successful as a police officer you should be able to perform a broad range of responsibilities and establish a relationship of trust among the members of your department and community.

 Duties include:

  •     Enforcing laws
  •     Ensuring the safety and security of the public by responding to emergencies, providing assistance to victims, and reducing or preventing involvement in crime
  •     Building relationships with the community while helping to contribute to the health and safety of vulnerable populations through community policing.
  •     Creating community awareness by using crime prevention methods or intervention initiatives
  •     Conducting investigations by interviewing suspects, witnesses, and collecting evidence at crime scenes
  •     Participating in and testifying at court hearings when required
  •     Processing incident reports with accurate detail and factual information.
  •     Working special details as needed.
  •     (Note: The listed duties are illustrative only and are not intended to describe each and every function which may be performed in the job class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position)

Knowledge Required FOR THIS Position:

  • Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, criminal and traffic codes, search and seizure laws, judicial procedures, city ordinances, and department policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of criminal and traffic investigation techniques and procedures
  • Knowledge of the geography and streets of the city.
  • Skill in CPR techniques, operating police vehicles, firearms, computers, and emergency equipment.\Officers must be capable of working night shift, weekends, and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a P.O.S.T. certified peace officer in the State of Georgia, and in good standing.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion a Georgia P.O.S.T. approved police academy or having a similar position for one to two years.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  •  Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills associated with a high school education.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $39,520.00 per year for entry level patrol officer


  • Take home patrol vehicle
  • Health insurance
  • Dental/ eye insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • POAB dues paid by city
  • GMA vested upon 10 years of service
  • 12-hour shifts
  • Specialized Training opportunities provided after completion of probation period.


  • Minimum, high school diploma or equivalent 

  •      P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Certification, in good standing

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.