Employment Opportunities  >>  Community & Economic Development, Planning

Development Services Director

Newton County Board of Commissioners

Posted: May. 30, 2018

End Date: Aug. 31, 2018

Newton County, Georgia boasts diverse natural, cultural, and historic resources within 35 miles east of Atlanta, Georgia.  Each of Newton’s five municipalities has a distinct personality, all with southern, small town charm.

Culturally, Newton County, Georgia is blessed with beautiful antebellum architecture, tree lined streets, a vibrant town square and a courthouse constructed in the Second Empire Style, said by some to be one of the most beautiful in the state; the symbol and “heart” of the county.  With immediate access to Interstate 20 from the majority of our Industrial Parks, you have access to the ports, all the southeastern states and the world via Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, all within a day.


Newton County Government provides exciting careers in areas that have real and lasting impacts on our community. We offer a comprehensive benefits package as well as other programs and resources aimed at improving the work/life balance for our valued employees.   


Looking for a rewarding career opportunity? Newton County Government is the place for you!


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Engineering or related field is preferred; and, five (5) years of responsible related experience.  AICP certification is preferred.

A combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job will be considered.

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.

Please do not send résumés 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. Newton County is an Eqyal Opportuinty Employer.