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Current Employment Opportunities

Parks and Recreation Department Director - click here

SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE
Under the administrative direction of the Board of County Commissioners, is responsible for supervising and participating in the overall supervision and program development for the Pierce County Parks and Recreation Department.
Starting salary is $60,806.00 annually

For the full job description – Click here
Applications are accepted until 5:00 PM, February 28, 2023.

Qualified applicants can submit resumes via email CountyClerk@piercecountyga.gov
Or by mail to:
312 Nichols Street, Suite 5
PO Box 679
Blackshear, GA 31516
Attn: Chuck Yeargin.

Full-time E911 Communications Officer - click here

The Pierce County Board of Commissioners and Office of the Sheriff are accepting applications for the position of:

FULL-TIME E911 COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
Starting pay is $15.60 hourly

No experience is necessary. All applicants are subject to a criminal background/MVR check, physical, and pre-employment drug testing. Interested and qualified candidates may find an application below, or may apply in person:

312 Nichols Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

This position will remain open until filled.

County Manager - click here
SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE

Under the administrative direction of the Board of County Commissioners, exercises administrative direction over County staff represents the County on various matters at the Federal, State, and County level, and performs related work as required.

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Qualified applicants can submit resumes via email CountyClerk@piercecountyga.gov
312 Nichols Street, Suite 5, Blackshear, GA 31516
Attn: Chuck Yeargin.

Detention Officer - click here

The Pierce County Board of Commissioners is now advertising for a
DETENTION OFFICER at the jail. Starting pay is $15.60 per hour.
All applicants must complete and pass a criminal background/ MVR check, physical, and pre-employment drug testing. Qualified applicants must have a standard high school diploma or equivalent and be able to complete post-certification within 6 months of employment.

Applications are available below or can be picked up at
312 Nichols St. or the Pierce County Jail.
Interested persons may submit an application at 312 Nichols Street.
or email  HR@piercecountyga.gov.

Fire Department Administrative Operations Captain - click here

The Pierce County Board of Commissioners is now accepting applications for the following Full-Time position:

Fire Department Administrative Operations Captain

This position performs a variety of administration, operational, and supervisory work in organizing, directing, and implementing firefighter training, fire education, and prevention, suppression, and emergency medical responses to prevent or minimize the loss of life and property.

Physical Requirements

  • Must have the ability to perform the basic operations of this position which includes, but is not limited to, sit, stand, walk, run, talk, hear, use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate hand and power tools or controls, reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste, and smell.
  • Must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally life or move up to 130 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED required;
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in fire service operations;
  • Certified as a State of Georgia Firefighter I or obtained within one year of hire date;
  • Possession of a valid Georgia Driver’s License is required;
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail;
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with county employees, partnering agencies, and the public;
  • Knowledge of computers and office equipment;
  • Must be able to work long hours, flexible schedules including evenings and weekends;
  • Must be available to travel within the county and out of the area, including overnight travel, as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Documented experience in emergency operations;
  • Experience with volunteer fire service professionals;
  • Certified Georgia Fire Instructor I or Structural Fire Control;
  • Possession of a valid Georgia Commercial Driver’s License or a non-commercial Class E or F license;

All applicants are subject to a criminal background/MVR check, physical, and pre-employment drug testing. Interested and qualified candidates may find an application online at https://piercecountyga.gov or may apply in person:

312 Nichols Street, Blackshear, GA 31516

This position will remain open until filled.

Employment Applications

Application for County Employment - click here
click here for a Fulltime, Part time, & Seasonal Application
Application for Office of the Sheriff Employment
click here for all Office of the Sheriff Applications
Pierce County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Contact Us

Physical address:
312 Nichols Street,
Blackshear, GA 31516
t: 912.449.2022
f: 912.449.2024


E-Verify Authorization
Number: 72031 | Date: 12/06/2007.


About Pierce County

Pierce County, established in 1857 and named for President Franklin Pierce, grew out of Appling and Ware counties' lands.
The county seat, Blackshear, bears the name of General David Blackshear who fought Indians in Georgia and Florida during the War of 1812.


Board of Commissioners

We appreciate your interest in Pierce County, Georgia, and hope this site proves useful in providing information about the Board of Commissioners, local government, and our community. Should you have questions, please contact us at: 912.449.2022.


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