Laborer – Street Department

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a laborer in the street department. 

Qualifications include construction experience, ability to do                              manual labor and lift up to 100 lbs.

A valid Georgia driver’s license is required.

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

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Tree Trimmer – Electric Department

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a Tree Trimmer in the Electric Department.

Responsible for trimming and pruning trees, clearing brush and vegetation, maintaining the right of way near energized power lines, ability and knowledge to use equipment and tools used in tree trimming work such as power tools, hand tools, chain saws, hydraulic tree trimming saws, rakes and aerial man lifts, trucks with air breaks, chippers, and hot sticks. This a very physical job requiring a lot of pushing, pulling and lifting.

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

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Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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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.

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    Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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Cemetery – Part-Time Laborer

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a part-time laborer at the Cemetery. 

Qualifications include ability to do manual labor and lift up to 75 lbs., ability to operate a weedeater and experience in zero turn lawn mower operation preferred.

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

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Community Development – Building Inspector

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a Building Inspector in the Community Development department.

Work Performed:

Review applications for permits for compliance with all related state and local codes, rules, regulations, and ordinances which apply to the City of Calhoun.  Responsible for daily inspection of residential housing, commercial building and industrial projects.  Will also work in the following areas:  Soil and erosion control, flood plain management, grading, storm water management, zoning, land use and other environmental planning areas.  Provide information and assistance to private individuals, companies, developers and state and local officials regarding building codes and ordinances.  Work with local, state and federal agencies as required.  Responsible for complete and concise record keeping concerning inspections and filing reports with the Chief Building Inspector or other agencies as required.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent and minimum of five years’ experience in construction or construction related field; preferred bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or other related field with a minimum of three years’ experience in construction related fields.  Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written and ability to work effectively with the public and local, state and federal agencies.

Ability to read and interpret construction plans and blueprints. Computer literate. Valid Georgia driver’s license.  Obtain within two years of employment knowledge of International Building Code, Standard Building Code, Standard Plumbing, National Electric Code, Mechanical, Gas, Fire Prevention, Existing Buildings, Housing, Swimming Pool, Amusement Device and Unsafe Building Abatement Codes and City of Calhoun Zoning Ordinance.

Also obtain within two years of employment inspector certification. Ability to do field inspections involving squatting, bending, kneeling, reaching and twisting and occasional crawling, ladder, stair and scaffold climbing.

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

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Community Development – Part-Time Secretary

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a part-time Secretary in the Community Development department.

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a part-time Secretary in the Community Development department.

Qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent; ability to answer multi line telephone system; knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel; good communication skills; ability to relate well to the public.

Applications are available at City Hall, 226 South Wall Street during normal business hours, online at www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com, or send a resume to PO Box 248 Calhoun, GA 30703.

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Calhoun Electric Department Receives National Commendation for Electric Restoration Efforts in Abbeville, LA in Response to Hurricane Delta

The Calhoun Electric Department has received a national commendation from the American Public Power Association for its support in electric power restoration efforts in Abbeville, LA.

In October, Calhoun Electric Department sent crews to assist Abbeville, which suffered widespread outages as a result of Hurricane Delta.

Calhoun Electric Department participates in the American Public Power Association’s Mutual Aid Network, which coordinates with utilities and authorities during widespread power outages.

For more information on Calhoun Electric and its commitment to mutual aid, visit https://www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com/utilities/electric-department/ or https://PublicPower.org/MutualAid.

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.

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