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140 Henry Parkway
McDonough, GA 30253
Tel: (770) 288-6000
Fax: (678) 814-4559

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Tyler Price
ADA Coordinator
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.

Certified Police Officer$36,523.76Police
Substance Abuse Treatment Counselor$40,500HC Drug Court
Certified Nursing Assistant P/T 20 hrs.$12.71 per hourSenior Services

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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Substance Abuse Treatment Counselor

Salary: $40,500
Department: HC Drug Court
Posted Date: July 01, 2014
Closing Date: Until position is filled.

This position is a grant funded position, renewable annually. The incumbent will perform as Henry County Adult Felony Drug Court Substance Abuse Treatment Counselor. This position is responsible for assessing and providing treatment to individuals with substance abuse difficulties, including abuse of alcohol or other drugs. The positions role is to help participants of the Henry County Drug Court Program by equipping them with the skills or mechanics to deal with their addiction through individual and/or group counseling sessions. The duties associated with this position typically involve conducting assessments on participants to determine DSM diagnosis/diagnostic impressions, severity of substance abuse, treatment intensity, placement of services and ancillary needs; identifying and evaluating  participants strengths, weaknesses, problems, and needs for the development of a treatment plan; conduct group, individual and family supportive counseling sessions utilizing multisystem therapies; provide crisis intervention in response to alcohol and/or other drug abuse needs during acute emotional and/or physical distress; provide education to participants and families on substance abuse issues; arrange for provision of services from community resources based on participant treatment plans; assist in the collection of urine samples and chain of custody for drug testing; maintain appropriate documentation necessary for statistical reports, evaluations, legal documents etc.; provides status reports for the  presiding judge and actively participates in Status Reviews; attends court hearings and makes recommendations; performs other related work as required.

Educational Requirements include Bachelor’s Degree in a behavioral science such as Psychology or Substance Abuse Counseling one (1) year of experience providing behavioral health services to participants with substance abuse and/or substance dependency diagnosis; Certification Addiction Counselor II (CAC II) is required; possession of a valid Georgia driver’s license; ability to work with flexibility to accommodate day, evening and weekend hours; knowledge of principles, procedures, and methods for rehabilitation of mental and physical dysfunction; must acquire a working knowledge of the Connexis required data tools; ability to apply statutory requirements and to understand and comply with State and Federal confidentiality laws concerning medical and substance abuse treatment.


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Certified Nursing Assistant P/T 20 hrs.

Salary: $12.71 per hour
Department: Senior Services
Posted Date: July 29, 2014
Closing Date: August 12, 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.

Educational requirements include High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Additional technical training that leads to state certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is required; knowledge of in-home personal care for the elderly and their personal needs is required with at least one year of experience in performing household management work; must have own transportation with sufficient liability coverage and be able to make home visits; applicant must be able to submit a three year Motor Vehicle Report when interviewed. Must possess a valid Georgia drivers license. Any equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable. 
Salary:$12.71 per hour- 20 hours/week; No Benefits/ No accrual.

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