Employment Application

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Carroll County Board of Commissioners
Employment Application

323 Newnan St., Carrollton, GA 30117
P.O. Box 338, Carrollton, GA 30112
P: 770-830-5817
F: 678-390-6245

In order to submit, there must be an answer in every box with an *, even if it is N/A.
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Please read the following information before completing your application. A separate application is required for each position title.
EMPLOYMENT POLICY
Carroll County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy that employment decisions are made on the basis of merit and fitness for the position.

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION
Applications will be accepted ONLY when a position is open. Applicants must submit an application for each position. If you need more space, you may attach additional sheets. All questions must be answered. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A resumé can be attached but does not take the place of a completed application.
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Please note the education, experience, and certification requirements listed in each job vacancy posting. These are minimum standards which all applicants should meet in order to be considered for employment. All employees are required to provide proof of identity and authorization of employability.
ADVERTISING VACANCIES
Available positions and job applications are posted on the Carroll County official website: www.carrollcountyga.com. Job vacancies are also posted for review outside the Human Resources Department (Room 204 of the Historical Courthouse) and within each department.
APPLICANT PROCEDURE
Completed applications should be submitted to the Human Resources Department on or before the established closing date as stated on the job vacancy announcement. Applications will be accepted in person, by mail, or by fax.
Applications must include the Description Code for the posted position.
REVIEW / INTERVIEW / JOB OFFER PROCEDURE

• Each application received by the established closing date for the position will be forwarded to the Hiring Department for consideration.

• Interviews may be held within either the Human Resources Department or the Hiring Department. Applicants selected for interviews will be notified by telephone or by letter when interviews are to be scheduled.

• After interviews are conducted, the Hiring Department will make a selection and will inform Human Resources of the decision.

• Human Resources will contact the selected candidate for submission to a physical, drug and alcohol screen, as well as a Criminal Background Check/Criminal History Report. NOTE: all Criminal Background Checks/Reports are performed by the Carroll County Sheriff's Department; unless the candidate's legal residence, as displayed on a driver's license or ID card, lies outside the state of Georgia. In such case, the candidate is required and responsible for obtaining a Criminal History Report from their state of residence and providing that report to the Carroll County Human Resources Department. The candidate must pass the physical, drug and alcohol screen, and the Criminal Background Check before employment is offered. Once the Human Resources Department obtains the results of the physical, drug and alcohol screen, and the Criminal History Report; the Human Resources Department or the Hiring Department will contact the applicant to offer the position.

NOTE: Applications, resumés, letters of reference, and other documents become property of Carroll County and cannot be returned. The information you have provided on the application may be subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act
We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a disability, or any other legally protected status.


Personal Data
NOTE: If offered employment you will be required to provide documentation to verify employment eligibility. Failure to provide requested documentation may result in a determination that the application is ineligible for employment in the United States.
NOTE: A conviction will not necessarily bar you from employment. Each conviction will be judged on its own merits with respect to time, circumstances, and seriousness.


Education
High School/GED
Technical School/Community College
Undergraduate College
Graduate/Professional
Other Educational Institutions


Personal References
Give names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) references who are not related to you and are not previous employers:
Reference #1
Reference #2
Reference #3


Work History / References
Describe your work history beginning with your current or most recent job. Include military and volunteer experience. Complete phone numbers and addresses with zip codes for all employers are necessary.
NOTE: Failure to give complete information regarding each job held may result in your disqualification.
Company #1
Company #2
Company #3
Upload additional employment history/documentation on resume or separate sheets below.
NOTE: A resumé should be attached only as additional information and will not be accepted in lieu of completing this section.


APPLICANT’S CERTIFICATION AND AGREEMENT
AUTHORIZATION TO RELEASE INFORMATION
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

I hereby declare the information provided by me in this application is true and complete, and I understand that misrepresentations, omissions of facts, or falsification of this information are grounds for refusal to hire, or if hired, termination.

I authorize any persons or organizations to give you any and all information concerning my previous employment, education, or any other information they might have, personal or otherwise, with regard to any of the subjects covered by this application, and I release all such parties from all liability for any damage which may result from furnishing such information to you.

I authorize you to request, receive, and verify all information given in this application. I understand that the information provided on this application may be subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.

If I am employed by the Carroll County Government, I agree to conform to the policies, rules, and regulations of the government set forth in the employee handbook, policies, and ordinances; and acknowledge that these policies, rules, and regulations may be changed, interpreted, withdrawn, or added to by the employer at any time, at the employer’s sole option.

If required by Carroll County Government for the position I am applying, I consent to undergo a physical examination prior to being offered employment, as deemed necessary.

I acknowledge that before I can be selected for employment with Carroll County Government I must submit to a drug test. Should I be offered a job with Carroll County Government, I understand this position may require periodic drug testing.

You must sign this “Authorization to Release Information” form to enable us to contact prior employers, even though we may not contact your present employer.


Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing
As a condition of employment by Carroll County Government, you will be required to submit to an alcohol and controlled substance screening test. Employees must, as a condition of employment, abide by our policy regarding the effects of drug use and the unlawful possession of controlled substances. Employees must report any conviction under a criminal drug statute for such violations. A report of the conviction must be made within five (5) days after the conviction (this requirement is mandated by the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988). In order to be employed by Carroll County Government, you must successfully pass this screening test.

By signing this form, you are acknowledging that you consent to such examination and screening tests:



As part of our application process, the Human Resources Department would like to know who or what your source of referral was for the position you are currently applying for with Carroll County. Please select one of the following choices. Thank you for your feedback as it is much appreciated!

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