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Special Projects Coordinator I

Dawson County Government

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Job Title: Special Projects Coordinator I
Department: Dawson County Public Works
Location:  Dawsonville, GA  30534
Salary: $55,277.00 Annually DOQ
Status: Full-Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt


Job Summary:
This position will assist the Public Works Director with the MS4 Management Program as well as project management for capital, SPLOST-assigned projects. The Special Projects Coordinator plans, coordinates, implements, and oversees the county’s stormwater quality management program; ensures county compliance with its federal and state mandated municipal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) stormwater permit and other federal, state, and local regulations regarding stormwater and surface water quality. Work involves administration and enforcement of county construction and development codes and ordinances. Additionally, the position will assist with project design, development, and supervision of new construction and construction 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.  This position will offer the candidate the availability to grow in position through approved education and certification, to a level II and III position.

Job Requirements:
Applicant must have MS4 Stormwater Inspector Certification or ability to acquire within one year.  Soil and Erosion Control Certification or ability to acquire within a reasonable time frame.  Five years of experience in project management and construction monitoring as related to infrastructure improvements, primarily in drainage, utilities installation, and roadway design preferred.  Associates degree or higher degree of learning in a related field preferred; or any equivalent of education and experience that provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.  Experience with MS4 stormwater monitoring and reporting a plus.  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 and must maintain a satisfactory driving record.  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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