Career Opportunities

Interested in working for the City of Harlem? A job with the City offers exciting challenges and a variety of unique career opportunities all focused on providing efficient, reliable, and high quality municipal services to the public.

This is your opportunity to become a member of an extraordinary organization and a dynamic team. You can find information on available jobs by clicking on one of the links below.  A completed application is required for all positions.  To fill out an application, please click here.

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We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR DOWNTOWN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – This position will provide Citywide economic and community development in support of business attraction, tourism, expansion, retention, marketing and economic research activities; recommend action and assist in policy, procedure, work methods and budget development and implementation related to economic growth and development.  Serves as the primary liaison between the City and downtown businesses and organizations.  The deadline for applications has been extended to Friday, March 23, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.  Please click here for the complete job description and application submission details.


BUILDING INSPECTOR – This position performs highly skilled and complex inspections work in securing compliance with building codes in all functional areas including structural, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical codes.  Receives permit requests; makes inspections of buildings and other structures to insure compliance with related ordinance; performs zoning inspections as needed and assists in enforcement of Occupational Tax Ordinance.  Responds to inquiries from the public and government officials; performs special inspection tasks; supervises, advises and guides other inspectors.  The deadline for applications is Friday, March 30, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.  Please click here for the complete job description and application submission details.




Opportunities for employment with the City of Harlem will be posted here as they become available.   General applications are accepted year round and held for a period of six months.  Please return completed applications to: Harlem City Hall, 320 North Louisville Street, Post Office Box 99, Harlem, Georgia 30814.

The City of Harlem has complied with state requirements to participate and register with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration) E-Verify program. The purpose of the program is to verify employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. Our E-Verify identification number is 138244 and became effective July 22, 2008.