City of Duluth - Receptionist

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Department City of Duluth
TypePart Time
Job TitleReceptionist
Salary$15 per hour
Location Duluth , GA

Job Announcement

City of Duluth, GA Public Safety Jobs

Job Announcement


The City of Duluth, Georgia (pop. 32,000) is seeking to fill a position for a part-time Receptionist working Monday-Friday, up to 29 hours per week. This position is not eligible for fringe benefits.

This position is responsible for answering all general incoming calls to the administrative offices of the City, greeting visitors to City Hall, answering or referring inquiries from callers/visitors to the appropriate department or staff, and notifying employees of visitors’ arrival. Additionally, this position provides scanning and general clerical support to various administrative departments as requested.

It is the responsibility of this position to enhance the public’s impression of the City of Duluth by providing friendly, professional, courteous, and effective service. The answering of phones and the greeting of visitors and guests in the office is an important first impression that should be treated with the utmost attention to friendliness, courtesy, and professionalism. Work involves extensive contact with the public and requires knowledge of the operations, staff, and functions of the City of Duluth.

This position requires: 

  • (1) A High School diploma, state-issued GED, or equivalent is required. Training from a recognized institution in office technology, secretarial science, information systems, office administration, business administration, public administration, or a closely related area is desirable.
  • (2) One-year work experience in customer service (by phone or in person), or general clerical duties in an office environment is required.
  • (3) Typing at rate of not less than 30 words per minute and general computer operations knowledge is required.
  • (4) Written and/or spoken fluency in a foreign language (particularly Spanish or Korean) is desirable.
  • (5) Possession of a valid Georgia Driver's License (Class C) is required within 30 days of hire and must be maintained throughout employment. Acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) is required.
  • (6) Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a Notary Public commission.


Pay rate is approximately $15.00 per hour.

Chosen candidate(s) are subject to skills testing, interviews, and an extensive background investigation.

A completed job application (which can be found at along with a resume, and other voluntary supporting documentation (such as cover letter or training/education records), can be submitted online.

Questions about the job application process should be directed to or 770-497-5290.

Questions about the job duties should be directed to Teresa Lynn at or 770-476-3434.

Posting Date:  5-19-2023, open until filled. May close at any time without notice.


The City of Duluth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City will conform with all applicable local, state, and federal laws concerning employment and will not illegally discriminate with regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, genetic information or other legally protected status or classification, except where mandated or permitted by law as a bona fide occupational qualification. It is the policy of the City of Duluth to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer and other terms and conditions of employment.


The City of Duluth, in compliance with the Federal law, will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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