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Public Works Director

Burke County

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The Burke County Board of Commissioners is seeking a candidate for Public Works Director. The salary range for this position is $72,000 to $110,000 DOQ. 

The Public Works Director is responsible for the development and maintenance of the public infrastructure of the County including the roads, bridges, drainage and rights-of-way. 

The Public Works Director reports directly to the County Manager and is a key member of the leadership team.

The position requires the successful candidate to meet the following qualifications:

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and/or a course of study related to occupational field


  • Work experience in the role of Public Works Director, Construction Superintendent or related position


For more information contact County Manager, Merv Waldrop at 706-554-2324 or by email at

To Apply:  Please submit a resume and cover letter to County Manager at PO Box 89, Waynesboro, GA 30830 or

First review of resumes will be on July 22, 2024.  The position is open until filled.

Burke County offers an excellent benefits package including a defined-benefit retirement plan. 

Burke County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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