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  • U.S. Census Population (official): 4,226
  • U.S. Census Population (2015 estimate): 4,196
  • Regional Commission: Heart of Georgia Altamaha
  • County: Jeff Davis
  • Congressional District: 2
  • State Senate District: 19
  • State Legislature Districts: 149, 156, 19

Career Opportunities

CURRENT CAREER OPENINGS.  Please scroll for all requirements for each position

Patrol Officers - Hazlehurst Fire Department

Administrative Assistant - Hazlehurst Fire Department


The Hazlehurst – Jeff Davis Co. Fire Department and Emergency Management Agency is currently seeking to fill the newly created position of Administrative Assistant. This position will be an integral part of both the fire and emergency management responsibilities with which our department is entrusted. This is an entry level, full-time position with the department. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following:

•Provide clerical support to the administrative staff of the department. This includes, but is not limited to, transcription of meeting minutes, correspondence, preparation of memos and letters, process various departmental forms, answer phones, greet visitors, distribute information to other departments, and process mail.
•Scheduling of department meetings and events.
•Preparation and filing of fire reports.
•Preparing purchase requests.
•Prepare time cards, maintain various databases, prepare and distribute various reports.
•Maintain department personnel and equipment information.
•Perform other related duties as assigned.
•Subject to 24 hour recall.

Required Education and Experience

•High School Diploma or GED
•Three years of relevant experience
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Specifically Word and Excel)
•Proficiency in the usage of all required office equipment
•Ability to pass a physical and drug screening

Salary and Benefits

•Competitive salary and benefit package, including health and dental insurance, short term/long term disability, retirement, and paid vacation.

•Applications and resumes will be accepted through October 13, 2017.

Applications can be obtained at Fire Headquarters on Pat Dixon Road or at Hazlehurst City Hall on South Cromartie Street.

A current resume is required for consideration for this position. 



The Hazlehurst Police Department is looking for Georgia Post Certified Law Enforcement Officers who will serve and protect through dedication, professionalism, active cooperation with the community, and respect for human dignity. HPD is dedicated to finding, training, and retaining the highest quality police officers possible.

The candidate selected will wear many hats while on duty, including those of diplomat, counselor, traffic controller, security expert, social worker and more.   

Starting Pay is $15 per hour

Minimum Requirements

=         Georgia P.O.S.T. Certification

=         U.S. Citizen

=         Possess a valid driver's license 

=         21 years of age

=         Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate

=         Have no felony or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude or domestic violence

=         Other Requirements may apply

Selection Process:

=         Oral interview

=         Drug Screening Test

=         Background Investigation

=         Pass psychological and physical exams

Applications may be picked up at 17 Johnson Street.