Part-Time and Full-Time Officers
CITY OF BLUE RIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT - NOW HIRING
The Blue Ridge Police Department is currently accepting applications for both full-time and part-time police officer positions to serve the Blue Ridge Community. Candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified and in good standings with P.O.S.T., will be required to work 12-hour shifts. Shifts and other duties will be assigned by administration upon hiring. Only full-time hires will receive full insurance and benefits package. Competitive pay-scale, great work environment & a career opportunity where you can make a difference. Applications may be picked up at City of Blue Ridge City Hall located at 480 West First Street, Blue Ridge, Ga. 30513, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Applications and Resumes can be turned into the City Hall in person or email Application/Resume to Human Resources at email@example.com.
City of Blue Ridge is seeking applicants for a Field Superintendent position. This will be a full-time salary-based position with excellent benefits. This is a supervisory position involving the planning, coordination and oversight of City crews and subcontractors involved in the construction, repair and maintenance of the City’s stormwater collections systems, streets, sidewalks, right-of-way, parks, City facilities and water /wastewater distribution system. Must be available to work nights/weekends during emergencies. Salary will be based on knowledge and experience. Please inquire with our human resources department at firstname.lastname@example.org for a complete job description or to submit a resume. Employment Application
Planning and Zoning Director
The Planning & Zoning Director position is a
department head position involving responsible administrative and technical
work related to city planning, zoning, land development activities,
comprehensive plan, land use, permitting and code enforcement. Responsibilities
also include working with the City’s Planning Commission and preparing
recommendations on matters that require Planning Commission and City Council
The employee in this class exercises independent
judgement and initiative under the direction of, oversight of and reports to
the City Administrator.
This position is classified as a fulltime position and
an exempt employee.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
- Functions as Department Head, City Planner/ Zoning
- Responsible for the enforcement
of the City’s Zoning Code.
- Reviews applications and
detailed site plans for new development; coordinates with developers for
required and recommended modifications to ensure compliance with City
Ordinances and planning documents.
- Analyzes and makes
recommendations on policies and regulations related to planning, zoning,
and land use, based on changing community needs. Make recommendations on
requests for conditional use permits, site plan approvals and rezoning
requests to the Planning Commission and City Council.
- Inspects new developments for
compliance with City site plan approvals.
- Routinely reviews and recommends
amendments to city ordinances as needed.
- Supervises and assists with the
issuance of building permits and coordinates inspections with the County.
- Prepares annual department
operating and capital budget.
- Coordinates the City's
Development Review process which includes site plans, plats, and land use
- Acts as liaison to the City’s
- Acts as a liaison with State,
Regional and County Planning Agencies.
- Supervises the issuance
procedures for Business Licenses.
- Coordinates the City's Code
Enforcement efforts and programs.
- Supervises and coordinates
comprehensive plan implementation and amendments process, including
intergovernmental coordination with state and local agencies
- Meets with residents,
contractors, architects, engineers, developers and property owners
concerning interpretation and application of codes during planning and
- To work
with the license clerk to insure all businesses are located in properly
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices,
and techniques of planning and zoning administration; considerable
knowledge as it applies to local planning and development standards as
well as master planning.
- Considerable knowledge of the
principles and techniques involved in the development and maintenance of
the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
- Considerable knowledge of
current trends in local, regional, state and federal planning and
legislation affecting city planning and development.
- Considerable knowledge and
skills in drafting regulations, policies and texts of ordinances and
codes, including those which govern construction, zoning, signs, and
- Ability to present findings and
recommendations concisely, comfortable with public speaking, and communicate
effectively in oral and written form.
- Ability to interpret and apply
complex rules, regulations, codes and ordinances; ability to interpret
plans, drawings, blueprints and specifications.
- Ability to handle complex
assignments independently and make decisions or recommendations based on
sound professional judgment.
- Ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with department officials, other
employees, public agencies, developers, contractors and the public.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning or related
field. Minimum three (3) years responsible management experience in
municipal planning or community development or any equivalent combination of
experience and training.
Able to obtain or
have American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification.
resumes to email@example.com
and include salary requirements.
Planning and Zoning Board
The City of Blue Ridge is accepting applications from residents who are interested in serving for the Planning Commission.
Planning Commission Application
Please fill out an application for employment and submit the completed information to City Hall, 480 West First Street, Blue Ridge, Ga. 30513. We keep applications on file for 1 year.
Anyone interested in the positions below, may pick up an application at City Hall located at 480 West First Street, between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday.
Please submit all applications in person at City Hall or mail them to 480 West First Street, Blue Ridge, Ga. 30513.
May 21,2021- The Blue Ridge Police Department is currently accepting applications for full-time police officer position to serve the Blue Ridge community. Candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified and in good standings with P.O.S.T., will be required to work 12-hour shifts. Shifts and other duties will be assigned by administration upon hiring. Full-time hires will receive full insurance and benefits package. Competitive pay-scale, great work environment & a career opportunity where you can make a difference. Applications may be picked up at City of Blue Ridge City Hall located at 480 West First Street, Blue Ridge, Ga. 30513, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m or can be printed from this page. Applications and Resumes can be turned into the City Hall in person or email Application/Resume to Blue Ridge Police Department to Johnny Scearce - firstname.lastname@example.org
May 12, 2020- The City of Blue Ridge is accepting bids for Phase I of the City Hall Parking Expansion. A copy of the plans can be found here.
Section 001113 - Advertisement for Bids (TE Project)--Released April 3, 2019
Engineering Services Community Development Block Grant Request for Qualifications--Released February 20, 2019
Grant Writing and Administration Request for Qualifications--Released August 22, 2018
Grant Writing and Administration Request for Qualifications with Addendum No. 1--Released September 14, 2018
Grant Writing and Administration Request for Qualifications with Addendum No. 2--Released October 15, 2018
The City of Blue Ridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.