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Employment Opportunities

The City of Americus, Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

To apply for a position with the City of Americus, follow the steps below:


  1. Please read all information carefully.

  2. Download and print the Employment Application and the corresponding Instruction Packet (General, Fire, or Police Department) by clicking on one of the buttons below. 

  3. After printing and completing BOTH the Employment Application and the corresponding Instruction Packet(s), you may scan them back into your computer and email them or deliver them by hand. 

  4. Forms are accepted via email at Hard copies are also accepted via U.S. Mail or hand delivered to the address below:

Municipal Building

Human Resources Department

101 West Lamar St.

Americus GA 31709

(229) 924-4411 ext. 249 or 250

NOTE: If you are having problems opening the Employment Application file, right click on the link and choose "Save Link As" to save a local copy to your computer. Open the application from your computer and complete the steps above.

Note: The instruction packet includes required documentation to be submitted with the Employment Application. 

To learn about available positions, and to apply online, click here.

NOTE: We are excited to announce that starting January 1, 2024, the City of Americus will be transitioning to a fully online application process for all employment opportunities. In an effort to streamline our hiring procedures and embrace more sustainable practices, we are moving away from paper applications. The new, user-friendly platform will ensure a smoother application experience for all prospective employees.


We appreciate your cooperation and understanding during this transition. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Human Resources department.


Thank you for your ongoing support as we strive to enhance our processes and continue providing exceptional opportunities within our organization.

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