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Newton County Government participates in the federal work authorization program to verify employment eligibility of all newly hired employees (E-Verify). 

User Identification Number: 106134
Date of Authorization: March 6, 2008 

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Contact Information
1113 Usher Street
Suite 203
Covington, GA 30014
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Ph: 678-625-1210/1212
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Current Openings:

Development Services Director

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Salary Commensurate with Experience
  • Posted Date:04/05/2017 2:27 PM

 

CLASS: DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DIRECTOR
DEPARTMENT: DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
REPORTS TO : COUNTY MANAGER
SAFETY SENSITIVE:   YES

 

Previous Applicants Need Not Apply.

The Newton County Board of Commissioners in Covington, Georgia is seeking candidates for the Development Services Director position. The Development Services Director performs work of extensive complexity in directing the multi-division Development Services Department. This position is responsible for directing the work of managerial, professional, technical and administrative staff in work associated with land use planning, zoning, land development, development permitting and inspection, building permitting and inspection, codes enforcement, and business licenses. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Engineering or other related field. Qualified applicants must also possess a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible related experience. AICP certification is preferred.

Final candidates must successfully pass the pre-employment process that includes a thorough background investigation, verification of prior employment and educational history and driving history.

SELECTION PROCESS:
Please do not send resumes in lieu of a completed application. A Newton County Employment Application MUST BE RECEIVED at 1113 Usher Street Covington, GA 30014 for consideration. Applications are available in our office, via the link below or by applying online. We will contact by phone or mail only those applicants whose qualifications meet our minimum requirements and are selected to move forward in the process. We comply with the Drug Free Workplace Guidelines. EOE

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