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Job Title: Project Manager
Department: Dawson County Public Works
Salary: $50,138.00 Annually
Status: Full-Time/Salary/Exempt


Job Summary:
This position is project management of Public Works and SPLOST-assigned projects. The Project Manager is responsible for direction of project design, development, and supervision of construction of road and infrastructure improvements in Dawson County. Responsibilities include oversight on development projects within the county, serving as a liaison to local, regional, and state governmental agencies, as well as to county property owners and the general public. Plans, coordinates, implements, and oversees the county’s storm water quality management program; ensures county compliance with its federal and state mandated municipal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) storm water permit and other federal, state, and local regulations regarding storm water and surface water quality work involves administration and enforcement of county construction and development codes and ordinances.

Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university in Civil Engineering preferred; or any combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge and skill to perform the essential duties. Three to five years of experience in project management and construction monitoring as related to infrastructure improvements, primarily in drainage, utilities installation, and roadway design. Soil and Erosion Control Certification or ability to acquire within a reasonable time frame. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Applicant must be able to pass a Background Check and Drug Screen.

To apply, please go to our website at and apply online. Paper applications are also available online or may be picked up in the Human Resources Department. Paper applications may be mailed or delivered to the Dawson County Human Resources Department, 25 Justice Way, Suite 2233, Dawsonville, GA 30534; Monday through Friday 8AM-5PM; or emailed to All applications submitted are subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.

Dawson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.

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