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140 Henry Parkway
McDonough, GA 30253
Tel: (770) 288-6000
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Henry County
140 Henry Parkway
McDonough, GA 30253
Tel: (770) 288-6000

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Current Openings

The following positions are currently open. Please click on the position for a full description. For an application and instructions on how to apply, please click here.

PositionSalaryDepartment
Certified Police Officer$36,523.76Police
Executive DirectorNegotiable DOQEconomic Dev Authority
Certified Nursing Assistant P/T 20 hrs.$12.71 per hourSenior Services
Administrative Assistant IIIDOQPublic Defender
Non-Certified Police Officer$33,644Police
Attorney lDOQPublic Defender
Equipment Operator III$30,764.24Dept of Transportation
Equipment Operator III$30,764.24Stormwater
PT Attendant$11.33 per hourRecycle
GIS Analysis lll$58,122.27Stormwater
Administrative Assistant I$25,004.51Transit

Applicants applying for a position that requires driving a County vehicle, personal vehicle, or any other motorized equipment on County business must provide a three-year driving history at time of interview at the applicant’s expense.





Certified Police Officer

Salary: $36,523.76
Department: Police
Posted Date: January 02, 2014
Closing Date: Until position is filled.

Henry County is accepting applications for the position of Certified Police Officer in the Henry County Police Department. This position enforces laws related to the protection of life and property, directs and controls traffic, prevents crime or disturbance of peace, and arrests violators. Listed are some of the essential duties and responsibilities: They shall enforce all statutes, laws, ordinances, regulations and procedures of Department; maintains law and order, protects life and property and performing related assignments. Applicant shall become familiar with State Traffic Codes, Criminal Procedure Codes & Ordinances. Patrols assigned area on foot, by motorcycle, in patrol car, to enforce laws, prevent and discover crimes, investigate crimes, maintain order, and answer calls and complaints. Answers radio-dispatched or citizens’ request for police services at the scene of accidents, domestic disputes, law violations, and peace disturbances. Qualifications are valid Georgia driver’s licenses; must submit a three (3) year Motor Vehicle Report at time of interview; completion of police training and education as required by Georgia Law; Good moral character; Honorable discharge ONLY for persons with military service; No felony or domestic violence convictions and must be physically fit and able to perform the duties of police officer.

Applications will be accepted, beginning January 2, 2014 and continuing until positions are filled, Henry County Administration Building, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia 30253.

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Executive Director

Salary: Negotiable DOQ
Department: Economic Dev Authority
Posted Date: August 08, 2014
Closing Date: September 15, 2014

Henry County, Georgia, (pop. 209,053), a rapidly growing community serving as the southeastern anchor of the Atlanta MSA, is seeking a dynamic, innovative professional to serve as the Executive Director for their Development Authority.  The position reports to a five-member Board of Directors and is responsible for directing and facilitating strategic economic development planning and initiatives to expand the tax base of Henry County and to increase quality employment opportunities for local residents.  The position will have supervisory responsibility over a staff of three (3) full-time employees. The county consistently ranks as one of the fastest growing counties in the United States and is recognized as a premier location for business expansion within minutes from the world’s busiest airport.  The community makeup mirrors the State of Georgia with a diverse population, urban pockets, and state-of-the-art healthcare facilities. This is contrasted with traditional countryside and ample recreational activities, including premier professional sporting events.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership in creating effective programs to create and grow jobs; forging economic partnerships between public officials, business advocacy groups, local businesses, and other key stakeholders; familiarity with Georgia’s local funding methods including tax incentives; effective communication skills; and ability to perform in diverse settings.  A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study is required.  A Master’s degree in Business or Public Administration and a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) designation are preferred. 

 

To apply, please email a cover letter, professional references, resume, and salary requirements to HCDAsearch@uga.edu or send via mail to:

 

Human Resource Management Unit

Attn: Dan Lasseter

Carl Vinson Institute of Government

201 N. Milledge Avenue

Athens, GA 30602

 

The University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government is assisting the Henry County Development Authority with the search process.

 



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Certified Nursing Assistant P/T 20 hrs.

Salary: $12.71 per hour
Department: Senior Services
Posted Date: September 09, 2014
Closing Date: September 23, 2014

Henry County is accepting applications for the part-time position of Certified Nursing Assistant in the Senior Services Department. This position is responsible for performing routine homemaker, personal support care and/or respite care for home-bound Senior Citizens.

Qualifications include High School diploma or GED equivalent; additional technical training that leads to State Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is required along with one (1) year of work experience performing household management work. Knowledge of in-home personal care for the elderly and their personal needs is vital for this position; knowledge of household management and the ability to skillfully perform household chores; must have own transportation with sufficient liability coverage, be able to make home visits and submit a three (3) year Motor Vehicle Report when interviewed. Valid Georgia Driver’s License is required. Any equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.

$12.71 per hour-Up to 25 Hours/Week; No Benefits/No Accrual 

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Administrative Assistant III

Salary: DOQ
Department: Public Defender
Posted Date: September 03, 2014
Closing Date: September 17, 2014

This position provides supervision of support and office administration to the Circuit Public Defender office. Incumbent provides information and assistance to clients and staff. Resolves issues and prepares research data. The duties associated with this position typically involves: Supervises and plans work of assigned staff; conducts extensive research to compile information needed to generate reports; complete projects and accurately respond to questions and concerns; act as liaison with outside organizations (e.g. banks, vendors, creditors, and other agencies) to gather or report program-related information; analyzes problems, questions, issues, etc. to develop and report recommendations for resolving them; assists supervising staff in organizing and executing routine activities and special projects; documents data/information such as office work activities, purchasing, budget expenditures, program changes and resource utilization; organizes and coordinates the efficient function of the Circuit Public Defender office; plans and coordinates meetings, conferences, seminars, and travel calendars; provides program, administrative, and/or technical assistance and interpretation to clients and staff; researches and resolves detailed program or client issues/questions and prepares documents; may represent the manager in various matters; reviews, processes, or issues licenses, applications, bylaws, reports, fees, intelligence data, etc.  

Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree AND Two years of work related experience OR Five years of work related experience. Any equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable. Some of the knowledge and abilities required of this position includes: Knowledge of agency rules, policies and procedures; ability to use computer programs, calendar functions, and electronic research sources; ability to handle multiple tasks at once and prioritize workload; ability to provide support services to both clients and staff; ability to use proper judgment in selecting which issues to handle or re-direct; ability to identify client’s issues and provide satisfactory resolution; ability to supervise others. 



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Non-Certified Police Officer

Salary: $33,644
Department: Police
Posted Date: September 03, 2014
Closing Date: September 17, 2014

Henry County is accepting application for the position of Non-Certified Police Officer in the Police Department. This position is responsible for attending and successfully completing the Georgia Regional Academy’s 11-week program to become a post-certified Police Officer. Upon graduating from the Georgia Regional Academy, their status will change from Non-Certified Police Officer to a Certified Police Officer. This position involves performing numerous tasks from routine to very complex in nature. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Qualifications for this position includes High School Diploma or GED; must be 21 Years of Age; possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver’s License; pass the Henry County Police Department’s physical agility and background examinations; military training is helpful.

 



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Attorney l

Salary: DOQ
Department: Public Defender
Posted Date: September 10, 2014
Closing Date: September 24, 2014

Henry County is accepting applications for the position of Attorney l in the Public Defender’s office. This position is responsible for representing defendants who qualify and have been criminally charged with a felony offense in the Flint Circuit, Judicial District in Georgia. Essential duties include: Interviewing clients; contacts arresting officer to discuss his/her finding in arrest and other evidence against client; conducts preliminary hearings to determine further information from police officer and/or witnesses; negotiates bonds and attends all court proceedings, motions and arraignments. Incumbent will gather and prepare legal documents and report evidence for trial; cross examinations for all probate state witnesses; conduct opening and closing statements, cross examinations of states witnesses, submit evidence etc. ;performs related duties as required.

Qualifications include: Completion of a law degree from an accredited law school with license to practice law in the State of Georgia; two (2) years’ experience in handling criminal cases.

Certification required to hold position: Active Georgia Bar License.

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Equipment Operator III

Salary: $30,764.24
Department: Dept of Transportation
Posted Date: September 11, 2014
Closing Date: September 25, 2014

Henry County is accepting applications for the Equipment Operator III position in the Department of Transportation. This position is responsible for operating heavy or complex equipment used in paving, construction or maintenance work. The duties associated with this position include: Operates a gradall, motor grader, pan or other heavy equipment for grading roads and right-of-ways, cleaning storm drains and pipes, constructing bridges and storm drainage systems; operate a tack distributor, asphalt distributor or asphalt paver on a paving crew; responds to emergency calls and assists in determining proper work methods for repairing road, bridge and storm drain infrastructure; drives a tractor trailer to haul equipment to project work sites; operate moderately heavy equipment such as a bull dozer, front end loader, roller, tandem axle dump truck or back hoe on an assignment or temporary basis; performs related duties as required.

Qualification include: High School diploma or GED equivalent. Two years of experience as an Equipment Operator II and possession of a valid Georgia CDL is required. Any equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable. Knowledge and skills required for this position includes: Knowledge of all work methods and procedures used on assigned construction or paving crew; knowledge of all phases of construction and maintenance projects in road and infrastructure work; knowledge and skill in the operation and servicing of heavy equipment; skill in performing all manual labor tasks on assigned crew; ability to follow detailed instruction with minimal supervision.

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Equipment Operator III

Salary: $30,764.24
Department: Stormwater
Posted Date: September 12, 2014
Closing Date: September 26, 2014

Henry County is accepting applications for the Equipment Operator III position in the Storm water department. This position is responsible for operating heavy or complex equipment used in paving, construction or maintenance work such as an asphalt distributor, pothole patcher, motor grader, or asphalt spreader. The duties associated with this position includes operating various pieces of equipment required to install and/or repair storm drain infrastructure; maintain storm water management facilities and storm water easements; operates other heavy equipment for cleaning storm drains and pipes and storm drainage systems; drives a tractor trailer such as a lowboy in hauling equipment to project work sites; responds to emergency calls and assists in determining proper work methods for repairing  storm drain infrastructure; performs daily servicing of assigned vehicles or equipment such as cleaning and checking fluid levels; performs duties as a laborer in completing projects; performs related duties as required.

Educational requirements include High School diploma or GED equivalent. Two years of experience as an Equipment Operator II and possession of a valid Georgia CDL is required. Any equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable. Knowledge and skills required for this position includes: Knowledge of all work methods and procedures regarding storm drain infrastructure and Storm water management facilities; knowledge of all phases of construction and maintenance projects in road and infrastructure work; knowledge and skill in the operation and servicing of heavy equipment; skill in proficiently operating and servicing of heavy or complex equipment; skill in performing all manual labor tasks on assigned crew; ability to follow detailed instruction with minimal supervision.

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PT Attendant

Salary: $11.33 per hour
Department: Recycle
Posted Date: September 12, 2014
Closing Date: September 19, 2014

Henry County is accepting applications for the part time position of Attendant in the Recycle Center. The duties associated with this position involves: ensuring that all recyclables are separated and placed in appropriate containers; responds to direct questions from the general public about proper placement of various recyclables; gives directions and instructions to Community Service workers to aid/assist in the operation, maintenance and cleaning of the Recycle Center; performs daily sweeping, shoveling, trash pickup and other activities to insure the collection site is kept neat, cleaned and in order; assists with activities that ensure the collection center and containers are maintained properly; performs related duties as required.

Qualifications include: High School diploma or GED equivalent and One (1) year of experience as an attendant at a recycle center. Any equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable. Knowledge and skills required of this position includes: Knowledge of proper separation of recyclables; skill in monitoring and scheduling transportation of recyclables; skill in utilizing and giving instruction to Community Service workers to assist in operation of the center; ability to interact professionally with citizens; ability to lift heavy articles; skill in interpreting detailed instructions and carrying them out with minimal supervision; skill in the daily operation of a recycle center.

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GIS Analysis lll

Salary: $58,122.27
Department: Stormwater
Posted Date: September 12, 2014
Closing Date: September 26, 2014

Henry County is accepting applications for the GIS Analysis III position in the Storm water department. This position is responsible for assisting DOT and Storm water engineers in the location and designation of potential pipe replacement projects. This position manages a field survey crew assigned to mapping and inspecting DOT/Storm water Infrastructure and maintains the DOT/Storm water Infrastructure GIS Database. The duties associated with this position typically involves: Managing of a DOT/Storm water Infrastructure GIS Database; incorporating Survey Data into the existing DOT/Storm water GIS Database; managing of a Field Picture Database; incorporating Field Pictures into the DOT/Storm water GIS Database; managing of a field survey crew; plotting specialized maps; assist engineers in designating pipe replacement projects; recommends new software add on’s for improved data analysis functions; training and assisting survey crew on usage of GPS with Mobile Matrix; perform related duties as required.

Qualifications include bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Civil Engineering, Geography, GIS or Computer Science, Surveying or planning. Five plus years of progressively complex experience or schooling in GIS, Computer Cartography, Geography, Remote Sensing, Spatial Analysis, Surveying or Engineering. Experience with open source GIS software (QGIS, GRASS GIS, etc.) ArcGIS version 9.3.1 and higher; experience in developing Arc GIS Desktop Add-ins and Python Scripting. Any equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.  Must possess of a valid Georgia driver’s license. Knowledge and skills required of this position includes: Knowledge of system hardware and software; knowledge of the geography of Henry County; knowledge of mapping techniques and procedures; knowledge of drafting techniques; knowledge of Photogrammetry; knowledge of conventional and specialized surveying procedures; Knowledge of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and procedures; skill in computerized drafting; skill in oral communication; skill in dealing effectively with the public.

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Administrative Assistant I

Salary: $25,004.51
Department: Transit
Posted Date: September 12, 2014
Closing Date: September 19, 2014

Henry County is accepting applications for the Administrative Assistant I position in the Transit Department. This is an entry-level position that incorporates work that consist of clerical and typing duties. The duties associated with this position typically involve: answering department telephones, records information requests and forwarding callers to appropriate staff members; type routine correspondences, reports, forms and other documents; operate a county vehicle as needed and may assist with passenger transportation if there is an emergency; assist with scheduling and dispatching responsibilities in the absence of other office staff; accept checks or cash for payment of fees or services rendered by the department and assist with payroll and employee time sheets; posts and records information, fees and other data into ledger or computer; verify trip data, fuel and mileage reports each day; complete absentee tracking sheets and retrieve records from department files as needed; performs related duties as required.  

Educational requirements include high school diploma or GED equivalent along with one year of experience as a clerk/typist or similar position with comparable work duties. Any equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable. Valid Georgia drivers license is required. Knowledge required of this position includes: Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures; knowledge of departmental policies and procedures; appropriate knowledge in record keeping and filing techniques; knowledge of computer and Microsoft word software applications with skill in typing and data entry; appropriate skill in oral and written communications; skill in organizing and maintaining accurate and detailed records; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public. 

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