Current City of Hogansville Job Opportunities…

The Hogansville Police Department has an immediate opening for:

Code Enforcement/Animal Control Officer

Code Services

Employee in this position is responsible for enforcing the environmental, sanitation, housing, and utility codes of the City of Hogansville and the State of Georgia. Employee reports to the Code Enforcement/Animal Services Supervisor.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Respond to customer complaints about improper landscaping, abandoned cars, and poor sanitation practices in their neighborhoods.
• Patrol the City and address discovered violations of the City of Hogansville Environmental Codes. 
• Summon violators to court as necessary.
• Gather evidence and present in court as required.
• Stay informed about changes in environmental codes.
• Maintain detailed records of work performed.
• Perform residential rental inspections
• Maintain record of building permits issued and ensure that permits are properly displayed during construction or remodeling projects within the city.
• Ensure that all permittable construction or remodel projects obtain and maintain a proper building permit.
• Perform house and building inspection prior to occupation.
• Ensure that City Ordinances are being followed and that yards, lots, and properties are properly maintained.
• Conduct abatement, and condemnation inspections.
• Deliver municipal civil papers and packets as needed.
• Clean and maintain issued vehicle and equipment and ensures proper maintenance schedule.
Skills, Knowledge, Abilities, and other requirements
• Skilled in using tools necessary for carrying out assigned duties.
• Knowledge of applicable environmental codes.
• Ability to interface with citizens in a polite and professional manner.
• Ability to work in a cooperative manner with multiple City Departments.
• Ability to write clear and concise letters.
• Ability to perform basic math.
• General knowledge of construction and carpentry
• A valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia, or other State.
• The ability to operate larger sized pick-up trucks
• A clean driver’s history.
• Must take and pass pre-employment requirements.
• The ability to operate light equipment.
• Ability to pass an extensive background.

Animal Services

Performs routine and skilled work in apprehending, impounding, and caring for animals found in violation of City Ordinance. Much judgment is required as the employee usually works independently of other co-workers. Work is reviewed by the Code Enforcement/Animal Services Supervisor through observation and evaluation of results obtained. Supervision over others is not exercised.
Duties and Responsibilities
The following examples of duties and associated tasks are typically performed by a person in this position. No attempt is made to be exhaustive in this listing.
• Responds to calls and citizens’ complaints to apprehend animals found in violation of City code.
• Investigates complaints; apprehends animals if found in violation.
• Feeds and cares for animals in shelter.
• Cleans and disinfects pen daily.
• Feeds animals and gives them fresh water daily.
• Washes feeding utensils daily.
• Preforms euthanasia of sick or injured animals; transports deceased animals to Landfill for disposal.
• Patrol streets periodically to apprehend stray animals.
• Responsible for transport of stray animals to LaGrange, Troup County Animal Shelter.
• Clean and maintain issued vehicle and equipment and ensures proper maintenance schedule.
• Performs routine office duties.
• Maintains current and accurate records on all animals received and disposed of.
• Maintenance of temporary holding cages and grounds.
• Enforces laws and ordinances the City of Hogansville.
• Investigate animal bite cases.
• Impounds dogs that are not penned or under its owner’s control.
• Issues warnings and citations.
• Takes Court action against violators; appears in Court as witness.
• Take animals to veterinarian when necessary
• Investigate and prosecute animal cruelty complaints as necessary.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
• Skill in the use of equipment assigned to this division such as trucks, 2-way radio, housekeeping equipment, catch poles and leashes.
• Knowledge of geography of the City of Hogansville and surrounding area.
• Knowledge of laws and ordinances relating to control of animals within the City of Hogansville
• Knowledge of the handling and care of animals.
• High school diploma or GED equivalent and valid driver’s license.
• Ability to deal with stress involved in the humane euthanasia of animals.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to keep computer records.
• Ability to work harmoniously with fellow employees.
• Ability to deal with the public in a courteous and tactful manner under adverse conditions.
• Ability to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
• Working knowledge of social media platforms.
• Starting salary 18.00 per hour.
• Longevity raises after first year of employment
• City insurance
• Vestment GMA after 10 years of service
• *Take home vehicle
• Excellent training opportunities
• 40 hours of vacation after first year
Applications can be picked up at the Hogansville Police Department at 117 Lincoln Street, Hogansville, Ga. 30230, or Click HERE to apply online.
*Take home policy based on a payment to the city by the employee at a rate of 5.00 to 20.00 dollars per pay period based on travel mileage.
The City of Hogansville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Revised: 05/22/2023

Certified Police Officer - Night Shift

The Hogansville Police Department has an immediate opening for Night Shift Police Patrol Officers:

We are looking for a dynamic police officer to be responsible for the enforcement of federal, state, and local laws and the protection of life and property. Responsibilities include patrolling assigned zones, responding to calls, serving criminal court papers, providing first aid and CPR, provide traffic control, testify in judicial proceedings, complete all required reports and forms and perform other related duties as assigned.

To be successful as a police officer you should be able to perform a broad range of responsibilities and establish a relationship of trust among the members of your department and community.

 Duties include:

  •     Enforcing laws
  •     Ensuring the safety and security of the public by responding to emergencies, providing assistance to victims, and reducing or preventing involvement in crime
  •     Building relationships with the community while helping to contribute to the health and safety of vulnerable populations through community policing.
  •     Creating community awareness by using crime prevention methods or intervention initiatives
  •     Conducting investigations by interviewing suspects, witnesses, and collecting evidence at crime scenes
  •     Participating in and testifying at court hearings when required
  •     Processing incident reports with accurate detail and factual information.
  •     Working special details as needed.
  •     (Note: The listed duties are illustrative only and are not intended to describe each and every function which may be performed in the job class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position)

Knowledge Required FOR THIS Position:

  • Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, criminal and traffic codes, search and seizure laws, judicial procedures, city ordinances, and department policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of criminal and traffic investigation techniques and procedures
  • Knowledge of the geography and streets of the city.
  • Skill in CPR techniques, operating police vehicles, firearms, computers, and emergency equipment.\Officers must be capable of working night shift, weekends, and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a P.O.S.T. certified peace officer in the State of Georgia, and in good standing.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion a Georgia P.O.S.T. approved police academy or having a similar position for one to two years.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  •  Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills associated with a high school education.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $39,520.00 per year for entry level patrol officer


  • Take home patrol vehicle
  • Health insurance
  • Dental/ eye insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • POAB dues paid by city
  • GMA vested upon 10 years of service
  • 12-hour shifts
  • Specialized Training opportunities provided after completion of probation period.


  • Minimum, high school diploma or equivalent 

  •      P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Certification, in good standing

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A rigid and thorough personal, work experience, and qualification background investigation is required, which includes: medical exam, drug screening test, psychological tests (written and clinical), polygraph examination, verification of all credentials and qualifications (personal references, previous employment, POST status, education, training, etc.), and interviews.

Employment applications may be obtained at the Hogansville Police Department, 117 Lincoln Street, Hogansville GA 30230, or 

posted: 4/13/2023 | applications accepted until filled. 

Water Pollution Control Plant Trainee - City of Hogansville



Class Characteristics: Under general supervision, assists in the daily operation and maintenance of the waste water plant; performs related work as required.


Performs work directly with the Superintendent of the Waste Water Treatment Plant performing daily duties of plant operations.  This position requires detailed observance and attentiveness of operations. Skills in math are important for accuracy in this position. Must be able to perform normal tasks which require a high degree of comprehension and technical knowledge on your own. Daily duties include recording flow coming into and going out of the plant; running various laboratory tests as required by State permitting; perform preventive maintenance on all equipment involved in daily operations; pulling samples from ponds, creeks, and branches in various locations throughout the City; calibrating instruments in the laboratory and having a detailed understanding of their use.

Work also involves the responsibility of the FOG Program (Fats, Oils, and Greases) in monitoring businesses and restaurants’ fats intake that may make its way into the sewer system. Must be able to communicate effectively with business owners and/or management in guiding their compliance with this State program.  Judgment and compliance of the FOG Program is subject to procedures set by the City Manager and the Mayor and Council by way of State law.  This program is based solely on the initiative of the employee to perform the functions accurately and timely.

Please CLICK HERE for full job description.