Walker County Government is an at-will employer. Job descriptions should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of duties or to constitute a contract for employment in any way.  Applications for employment will remain active 30 days after the position is filled and retained in Human Resources for two years (29 CFR 1602.31)

To apply for any of the positions listed below with the exception of the Sheriff’s Office, click on the job title to access the application packet and information about that position. Fill it out and send it along with a resume and cover letter to:

Walker County Government
c/o Sharleen Robinson, Human Resources Director
P.O. Box 445
LaFayette, GA 30728

You may also e-mail your resume, cover letter and application packet forms to Sharleen Robinson.

Please note: we are only accepting applications for the positions listed below. Incomplete and/or unsigned applications will not be considered. You must submit an application to be considered.  A resume only will not be considered.

The following positions are currently available:

FIRE DEPARTMENT COORDINATOR (opened 11/12/19)
This position is responsible for direct supervision and management of the administrative team. The Fire Department Coordinator assists the Fire Chief with administrative details and screens controversial issues for the Chief’s attention. The Fire Department Coordinator also regularly communicates with all chief officers and other officials and is responsible for the application and maintenance of all state and federal grants.


E-911 COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER/DISPATCHER (opened 11/12/19)
This position answers non-emergency and emergency E-911 telephone lines, obtains and records pertinent information regarding the nature and urgency of the situation; determines appropriate response and expeditiously alerts responsible units or agencies via radio or telephone.


LEGAL ASSISTANT / ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (opened 10/29/19)
This position assists the Solicitor General of State Court in case management and organization, maintaining files and records, attending and assisting during court, coordinating case management and court scheduling with the Clerk of Court of Walker County and the State Court Judge of Walker County.


CODES AND PLANNING ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (opened 10/14/19)
The Codes and Planning Administrative Assistant is responsible for issuing beverage and business licenses and electrical and mobile home permits to applicants. This position also assembles Planning Commission packets for variances and rezones and maintains a cash drawer and money deposits.


TRANSIT DRIVER – FULL-TIME (opened 9/23/19)
Do you like to drive and are safe when you’re behind the wheel? Join our Transit team and be part of a special group of people who help Walker County residents get to where they need to go.


TRANSIT DRIVER – PART-TIME (opened 9/23/19)
Do you need a little supplemental income? Join our Transit team and be part of a special group of people who keep Walker County moving.


WALKER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE: LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (reopened 8/22/19)
Applications may be obtained at walkerso.com or in person at the Sheriff’s Office main lobby located at 105 South Duke St., Lafayette, Ga. 30728. Upon completing the application you may submit it by email to mfreeman@walkerso.com or in person at the Sheriff’s Office main lobby or by mail at P.O. Box 767, Lafayette, GA 30728.


WALKER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE: DEPUTY SHERIFF (opened 5/8/19)
Applications may be obtained at walkerso.com or in person at the Sheriff’s Office main lobby located at 105 South Duke St., Lafayette, Ga. 30728. Upon completing the application you may submit it by email to mfreeman@walkerso.com or in person at the Sheriff’s Office main lobby or by mail at P.O. Box 767, Lafayette, GA 30728.


WALKER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE: DETENTION OFFICER (opened 5/8/19)
Applications may be obtained at walkerso.com or in person at the Sheriff’s Office main lobby located at 105 South Duke St., Lafayette, Ga. 30728. Upon completing the application you may submit it by email to mfreeman@walkerso.com or in person at the Sheriff’s Office main lobby or by mail at P.O. Box 767, Lafayette, GA 30728.


FIREFIGHTER:
Walker County Fire Rescue is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter. Applications will be received until positions have been filled.


Walker County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Job offers are always contingent on a successful drug screening and background check.

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