Union County Employee pay scales
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#1 Jul 18, 2010
What do county employees make? I can't find it listed anywhere. I can only find that the Commissioner receives 4.8K more than anyone else, plus an expense account.
Section 6. Salary.
(a) The commissioner shall receive an annual salary which shall be equal to $4,800.00 above the annual salary now or hereafter received by the elective county officer of Union County who receives the highest annual salary pursuant to general or local law. For purposes of this subsection, the elective county officers of Union County shall be the clerk of the superior court, sheriff, judge of the probate court and tax commissioner of Union County. Such salary for the commissioner shall be paid in equal monthly installments from the funds of Union County.
(b) In addition to the compensation provided for by subsection (a) of this section, the commissioner shall receive an expense allowance of $200.00 per month to reimburse said officer for expenses incurred in carrying out official duties within Union County. Said officer shall also be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred by said officer when traveling outside of Union County on official business. The expenses provided for in this subsection shall be paid from the funds of Union County. In the event said officer uses said officer's personal automobile in carrying out official duties, the expenses for the maintenance and operation of said automobile shall be paid from county funds, and such expenses shall be in addition to other expenses provided for by this subsection.
(1990 Ga. Laws, page 4396)
#2 Jul 18, 2010
#3 Jul 18, 2010
Lamar Paris thinks that since he is the sole commissioner that the law does not apply to him.
#4 Jul 18, 2010
you can go to the commissioners office and fill out a public record request, basically name address and sign it and tell what you are wanting ( employees payroll records) or ( salary or hourly rate of employees) and they have 3 days to get it to you, per Public Records Request Law.
#5 Jul 18, 2010
same for Board Of Education
#6 Jul 18, 2010
Board of Education is online, you can see all of the teachers and admin that make WAY over 100k, no wonder the school system is broke.
#7 Jul 18, 2010
The Commissioner is paid very well, since the code states his pay to be more than any elected official, e.g. Superior Court Judge and Tax Commissioner. Our commissioner is paid more than a commissioner in Fulton County.
These figures are from '07.
#8 Jul 18, 2010
Just another reason why we need a board of commissioners. Absolute power absolutely corrupts.
#9 Jul 19, 2010
Here is the link to see the salaries of our government workers.
It looks like they all have a pretty good gig going on. What is so funny most of them complain about their pay and benefits. Try working in the private sector.
#10 Jul 19, 2010
what link ??
“Skin a Floridian”
Since: Aug 09
#11 Jul 19, 2010
You havent hugged a tree today. Thats why you cant see the link.
#12 Jul 19, 2010
#13 Jul 19, 2010
That's a listing of STATE employee positions.
I found COUNTY positions listed by the DCA (Dept of Community Affairs), but it does not list the highest paid elected positions of:
Clerk of Superior Court
which determine the Commissioner's pay (he is paid 4800 more that the highest paid one of these)
#14 Jul 19, 2010
2009 Union County Job Positions
Accounting Clerk 22,173 23,920
Animal Control Officer 30,096 31,668
Appraiser (Personal Property) 27,040 35,734
Automotive Mechanic (Public Works) 22,714 24,960
Building Inspector 21,632 39,520
Captain, Fire Officer 46,738 49,920
Captain, Sheriffs Office 39,532 41,366
Cashier/Customer Service Representative 32,448 32,448
Chief Appraiser 46,000 48,000
Chief Jailer/Jail Administrator 34,611 36,000
Chief, Fire Department 55,182 57,000
Code Enforcement Officer 48,485 50,000
County Clerk 37,000 40,000
County Manager/Administrator 71,000 75,000
Deputy Registrar 25,000 28,000
Deputy Sheriff 28,392 38,766
Dispatcher/Jailer 20,748 32,760
E-911 Director 49,650 52,000
E-911 Operator 18,564 32,760
Finance Director 53,000 55,000
Firefighter/EMT 27,581 46,020
Heavy Equipment Mechanic 27,685 33,634
Heavy Equipment Operator 25,522 35,360
Investigator/Detective, Sheriffs Office 22,000 40,000
Laborer 17,306 22,880
Lieutenant, Sheriffs Office 37,456 38,766
Light Equipment Operator 24,336 29,120
Magistrate Court Clerk 21,000 22,000
Magistrate Court Judge 38,700 40,000
Mapper/Cartographer 39,000 41,000
Probate Court Clerk 20,000 35,000
Purchasing Director 36,000 38,000
Records Clerk 19,469 27,040
Recreation Director 29,000 47,000
Recreation Maintenance Worker 23,587 28,080
Recreation Specialist 19,677 45,760
Road Crew Supervisor 36,500 40,000
Roads and Bridges Superintendent 29,500 32,000
Secretary 15,600 30,160
Sergeant, Sheriffs Office 34,944 38,766
Superior Court Deputy Clerk 41,000 42,000
Tag/Tax Clerk 28,642 31,554
Tax Specialist (Motor Vehicle) 34,424 35,360
#15 Jul 20, 2010
It also has County Employees listed.
#16 Jul 24, 2010
Does anyone know what Commissioner Paris is paid?
#17 Jul 24, 2010
More than he deserves.
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