following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff,
processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling,
disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
Provides and mails information to the general
public regarding Oconee
County historic sites,
areas of interest, natural resources, tours, museums and other tourism
information; provides referrals on services and programs as requested by
Prepares county’s Calendar of Events.
Orders state maps, brochures and other tourism
Designs, develops and conducts FAM tours, special
events, and educational programs.
Prepares advertisements, news releases, marketing
brochures, maps, tour book descriptions, and other materials to promote tourism
in Oconee County; coordinates contract work on
graphics, photography and other services needed for marketing efforts; designs
and updates county tourism brochures and advertisements.
Coordinates the operation of the Eagle Tavern
House and Museum and performs duties including conducting tours, caring for and
cleaning furnishings and artifacts and the inventory of furnishings and
artifacts; and training volunteers.
Serves as the department’s liaison to the Historic
Sites and Tourism Committee, the Georgia Department of Industry, Trade and
Tourism (GDITT), the Historic Heartland Board, and various trail associations.
Prepares department activity reports, annual
contracts and other materials for GDITT.
Makes presentations and reports to the Board of
Commissioners and Historic Sites and Tourism Committee; responds to inquiries
regarding department activities and programs.
Develops materials, participates in promoting and
coordinates the county’s involvement with other tourism groups such as the NE
Georgia Gardens, the Antiques Trail Association, the Georgia Scenic By Way
Association and others.
Conducts research on available grant funding;
helps prepare grant applications; monitors department expenditures to ensure
compliance with adopted budget.
Completes or reviews surveys, purchase orders and
Assists other county departments with tourism
information; works with and assists the City of Watkinsville and the Oconee County Chamber of
Commerce with special events.
Adheres and ensures adherence to established
safety procedures and county
Safety Policies and
Procedures to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.