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 & Tax Commissioner’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 Tabitha Cantrell, Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 445
LaFayette, GA 30728

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

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:

FIELD APPRAISER (opened 8/6/20)
The Walker County Assessor’s Office has an opening for a Field Appraiser position. Applications for this position must be filled out on site at 122 Hwy 95, Rock Spring, GA (2nd floor)


FIRE INSPECTOR/INVESTIGATOR (opened 7/30/20)
The Fire Inspector/ Investigator is responsible for the protection of lives and property within the jurisdiction of Walker County Fire Rescue and for the organization’s direction of all fire rescue functions.


E-911 COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (Dispatcher) (opened 7/20/20)
Applicant must be able to receive and interpret information through telecommunications equipment, and verbally and accurately dispatch that information in a timely manner to the proper authority.


CODES ENFORCEMENT OFFICER (opened 7/13/20)
The Codes Enforcement Officer is responsible for identifying county code and ordinance violations, issuing citations with descriptions of corrective action of the violations and following up on citations to ensure all offenses have been corrected and the property is within the county codes and ordinances.


LEGAL ASSISTANT – STATE COURT (opened 6/5/20)
This position provides assistance to 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.


MECHANIC: Level 2 (opened 4/6/20)
The Mechanic II is a second level position that provides basic mechanical and diagnostic services to County vehicles at the direction of the Mechanic IV and the Shop Supervisor. This position does minor engine and electrical repairs.


LANDFILL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR: Level 2 (opened 4/6/20)
Walker County has an immediate opening for an equipment operator at our landfill. This person must be able to operate heavy equipment including, but not limited to, compactors, excavators, crawler tractors and tractor-trailers.


LANDFILL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR: Level 3 (opened 4/6/20)
Walker County has an immediate opening for a lead operator at our landfill. This person serves in an oversight position at the Transfer Station, Brush and Tree Recycling Area, and Metals Recycling Operation. Applicant must be able to operate heavy equipment including, but not limited to, compactors, excavators, crawler tractors and tractor-trailers.


KENNEL TECH: Level 1 (opened 3/6/20)
Do you love dogs and cats? The Walker County Animal Shelter is looking for someone passionate about working closely with a variety of animals who have assorted temperaments.


MECHANIC: Level 3 (opened 1/22/20)
Walker County Government’s Maintenance and Shop Department currently has two openings for Mechanic III positions. This is a third level position that provides mechanical and diagnostic services to County vehicles at the direction of the Mechanic IV and the Shop Supervisor.


MECHANIC: Level 1 (opened 1/9/2020)
Put your knowledge of vehicles to work for your community. This position services vehicles for law enforcement, public works, fire/rescue, transit, etc.


APPLICATIONS ARE REGULARLY ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:

WALKER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE: DETENTION OFFICER
The Walker County Sheriff’s Office regularly accepts applications for the Detention Officer position. 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.

VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER
Serve your community as a volunteer firefighter. This position requires some annual training.


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

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