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Employment Opportunities

The City of Jefferson accepts applications for employment at City Hall at 147 Athens Street, Jefferson, Georgia. Applications for the following positions with the City of Jefferson are now being accepted. Click on the links below to view the description of the position and desired qualifications. You may attach a resume, as well as completing the application.

E-verify number is 139729 - July 28, 2008

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

Application for Employment

Application for City of Jefferson Police Department

Select Police Department. When the Police Department page opens, click on links at the botton of the page for the application form.

Current Openings

Police Officer Job Information



Part Time library circulation assistant needed.   Position is approximately 25 flexible hours per week including evenings and Saturdays.  

Strong technology and customer service and communication skills required.  

Resume required.  More information and a job application can be found on the City’s website, Job applications and resumes will be accepted at Jefferson City Hall, 147 Athens Street, Jefferson, GA  30549.

Open until filled.



Jefferson Parks and Recreation Department Counselor

Under general supervision of the Day Camp Director and superiors, the counselor is responsible for the safety, supervision, and facilitation of camper activities, and complete any assigned cleaning duties. All of these duties must be completed under the direct supervision of the group lead counselor within the season hired for



•             A minimum of 3 years of high school required, prefer High School Diploma.

•             A minimum of 18 years of age required.

•             Be experienced and/or trained to implement programs for children according to the mission of Jefferson Parks and Recreation Department.

•             Complete at least 12 hrs of job specific continuing education credits as well as at least 12 hrs of community volunteering to be completed within a specified time after hire.

•             Must be certified in CPR/ First Aid prior to hiring or become trained immediately after hire.


Pay:       $7.25-$9.00-- Determined upon qualifications and experience




Lifeguard and Swim Instructor: Seasonal work as determined by public swim, recreation swim team and private reservations at the Jefferson Parks & Recreation Department. Must be able to pass certifications if not already certified.  Lifeguard - $8-10 hour and Swim Instructor - $10 hour.  Job application can be turned into the Jefferson City Hall at 147 Athens Street, Jefferson, GA 30549. 


Athletic Assistant  and Scorekeeper --- Seasonal work as determined by athletic seasons at the Jefferson Parks & Recreation Department.  Job application can be turned into the Jefferson City Hall at 147 Athens Street, Jefferson, GA 30549. 


Application Process

Please read the following information before applying.

1. Applications and resumes are only accepted for positions that are currently vacant.

2. A completed application should be received in the City Manager's Office before the established closing date as stated on the job vacancy announcement.  Resumes are accepted in addition to and not in lieu of completed applications.  Interviews will not be scheduled prior to the closing date.

3. Every application received by the established closing date is reviewed for minimum qualifications and competitiveness.  Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

4. "Open Until Filled" jobs are ongoing recuitments and may be closed and filled at any time.

5. Due to the large volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to everone who applies.

6. Applications, resumes, letters of reference, etc. submitted become the property of City of Jefferson and cannot be returned.  The information that you provide may be subject to public disclosure under Georgia Open Records Act.

7. City of Jefferson selects applicants for employment and promotion without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, marital or veteran status, sex, age or disability.

Thank you for you interest in employment opportunities with the City of Jefferson.  Plese contact us with any questions or comments M-F/8am-5pm.