Certified Police Officer

The City of Calhoun Police Department is now accepting applications for a Certified Police Officer.

Qualifications are: high school diploma or equivalent; valid Georgia driver’s license; no felony arrest record; must be a certified police officer; bilingual a plus; ability to pass medical and physical fitness exam as required by the State of Georgia.  

Applications are available at City Hall, 226 South Wall Street during normal business hours or online at www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com.

Application for Employment

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Are you looking for ways to help your community?

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring temporary positions for the 2020 Census in our area.  All 2020 Census jobs are temporary. The largest number of positions available are for census takers. Pay rates vary by area.

By working for the Census Bureau, our community has a special opportunity to help make the 2020 Census an accurate and complete count. There are so many reasons our nation needs to be counted completely and accurately. The count happens every 10 years with the decennial census, which influences how more than $675 billion from more than 100 federal programs are distributed to states and localities each year. Here’s some of what the census numbers effect:

  1. Medicaid.
  2. School lunch programs.
  3. Community development grants.
  4. Road and school construction.
  5. Medical services.
  6. Business locations.

If you’re interested in a job, please visit the Census Bureau job site to apply. You’ll also be able to see descriptions and frequently asked questions at https://2020census.gov/en/jobs.html.

Night Shift Operator – Water Treatment Plant

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a night shift operator for the water treatment plant.

Qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent, Strong math background and computer skills a plus; must have a valid Georgia driver’s license.  If not a state certified operator must have ability to attend training classes and pass state certification exam within six months of hire.

This position works 12 hour shifts 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., rotating days including weekends and holidays.

Applications are available at City Hall, 226 South Wall Street during normal business hours or online at www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com.

Application for Employment

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2019 City Council Amended Meeting Schedule

The city council meeting schedule for 2019 has been amended as follows:

  • May 20th
  • June 10th
  • June 17th
  • July 1st
  • July 22nd
  • August 12th
  • August 26th
  • September 9th
  • September 23rd
  • October 14th
  • October 28th
  • November 11th
  • November 25th
  • December 9th
  • December 23rd

All meetings will be held at 7:00 PM.

For more information, please contact Sharon Nelson, City Clerk at (706) 629-0151.

New Emergency Notification System

Gordon County Emergency Management is moving from CodeRed Emergency Notifications to Hyper-Reach Emergency Notifications.

Even if your mobile phone is already registered for the CodeRed system you must sign up again as these numbers will not transfer over. Residents and people who work in Gordon County are encouraged to enroll now either by calling 706-659-9320 or going to the website https://signup.hyper-reach.com/hyper_reach/sign_up_page_2/?id=82822.

2018-2028 Comprehensive Plan Review

From gordoncounty.org:

The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the Gordon County Administration Building for the presentation of the first draft of the 2018-2028 Comprehensive Plan.

Review the draft copy of the 2018-2028 Comprehensive Plan (4.9mb)

View the draft 2018-2028 Comprehensive Plan on the NWGRC website (11mb)

To post a public comment concerning the 2018-2028 Comprehensive Plan, please visit https://goo.gl/forms/WfQdrOQ8OXEafD2m2

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