Basic Firefighter

NOTICE

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for the position
of Basic Firefighter.

Qualifications to apply are:

• Must be at least 18 Years Old
• Have a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent
• Are required to have a valid Georgia driver’s license (progressing to class E or F) and maintain throughout employment
• Must not have been convicted of a felony within the last 10 years
• Be physically prepared to take a Timed, Pass or Fail test, which is the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) as prescribed by the Georgia Firefighter’s Standards and Training Council
• Have the ability to pass an extensive background check prior to being considered for a position
• Pass a medical evaluation and drug screening after being offered a position.
• Successful Candidates will be required to complete and pass an 8 week Rookie School to become a State of Georgia Certified Firefighter progressing to Firefighter 2 and maintain this Certification throughout employment
• After hire, and completions of firefighter rookie school, the successful candidate will be required to obtain an Advanced EMT Certification within 3 years when enrolled in appointed CFD EMT class, and maintain throughout employment.

Successful qualified applicants will be contacted about the date and time of the Candidate Physical Ability Test and practice times. Contacted applicants will then receive an information packet concerning requirements for the CPAT.

Firefighter Candidate Info

Employment Applications are available at City Hall, 226 South Wall Street Calhoun, Georgia during normal business hours and at www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com.

Application for Employment

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Completed applications should be returned to City Hall.

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Eastside Sewer Project

Update: Work has started on Buena Vista. Work continues on Meadow Lane and Garden Hills.

The area effected is around Barrett Road and Jones Avenue. This will impact traffic in the area.

The work will consist of replacing approximately 13,000 feet of sewer main and sewer service laterals up to the right of way or property line to each residence.

This is a large project and updates will be posted as construction progresses.

PDFOverall Map of Eastside Sewer

Zoning Notice

The Mayor and Council of the City of Calhoun, Georgia will hold a public hearing on January 10, 2022 at 7:00 P.M. at the Calhoun Depot, 109 South King Street, in response to:

  1. An annexation and zoning request from County to PRD (Planned Residential Development) for 29.73 acres, at a location of 763 Highway 53 (parcel 034-007D) by Adam Baker.
  2. An annexation and zoning request from County to IND-G, for 28.50 acres at a location of Bellwood Road (parcel 058-032) by Lincoln Property Company.
  3. An annexation and zoning request from County to IND-G, for 28.65 acres at a location of Bellwood Road (parcel 058-033) by Lincoln Property Company.
  4. An annexation and zoning request from County to IND-G, for 5.57+ acres at a location of Bellwood Road (parcel 058-030) by Lincoln Property Company.
  5. A zoning change request from C-2 to R-2 for 20 acres, at a location between former Liberty service station and Ramada Inn, by James “Mike” Meadows. The Zoning Advisory Board meeting will be held January 6th and the public hearing January 10th.
  6. An annexation request from County to R-2 for 1.20 acres located at Lindsey Lane SE (056B-110) by Quang Nguyen.

A Zoning Advisory Board Meeting will be held on Thursday January 6, 2022 at 4:30 P.M. at the Calhoun Depot.  The recommendation of the board will be forwarded to the Mayor and Council and will be made a part of the public hearing as referenced above.

Copies of the City’s Zoning Policies and Procedures and the Zoning Standards adopted by the Council and amended several times since, are available upon request at Community Development during normal business hours, or at all Zoning Hearings or Council Meetings.

INDIVIDUALS WHO WISH TO OPPOSE THE ZONING MATTER AT ALL PUBLIC HEARINGS AS LISTED, MUST FILE A WRITTEN DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AT LEAST FIVE CALENDAR DAYS PRIOR TO THE FIRST HEARING IF THEY HAVE CONTRIBUTED A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $250.00 OR MORE WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS TO THE CAMPAIGN FOR AN ELECTED CITY OFFICIAL. THIS DISCLOSURE MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING DETAILS: (1) THE NAME AND OFFICIAL POSITION OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL WHO RECEIVED THE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION, (2) THE AMOUNT AND DESCRIPTION OF EACH CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION, AND (3) THE DATE OF EACH CONTRIBUTION DURING THE TWO YEARS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE REZONING REQUEST.

Water/Sewer Construction Laborer

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for laborer in the water/sewer construction department.

Qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent; valid driver’s license and must be able to obtain CDL within six months; ability to do manual labor such as digging and cleaning out ditches to install new water and sewer lines; make water and sewer taps; install water meters; lay pipe; operate jack hammer and air drill. Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs.

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

PDFApplication for Employment

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Meter Reader – Calhoun Utilities

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a Meter Reader.

Responsibilities include reading all water and electric meters each month using a hand held electronic meter reading device. Assisting with general maintenance on meter reading trucks. Replacing meter lids on water meters.

Qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent, valid Georgia driver’s license; ability to climb steep banks; cross ditches; ability to drive defensively since job requires 70% driving time; ability to work well with internal/external customers.

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

PDFApplication for Employment

    Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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The City of Calhoun’s Educational Solar Array is online and producing electricity.

The City of Calhoun’s Educational Solar Array is online and producing electricity. You can monitor the results here:

https://eecs.enphaseenergy.com/pv/public_systems/rY8J2225114/overview

A partnership between Calhoun Utilities, Calhoun City Schools and the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) installed a Solar Array at the Calhoun’s Utilities offices – 700 West Line Street. On sunny days the 48 kW Array produces enough energy to power about 6 typical homes.

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