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Qualifying notice for Cobb County Civil Service Board election - Post #1

Human Resources
January 12, 2024

In accordance with the Cobb County Civil Service System Act (Ga. Laws 1964, Act. No. 733), as amended, an election, to be conducted by secret ballot among those Cobb County employees covered by the Cobb County Civil Service System, will be held from Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, at 8 a.m. until Sunday, Mar. 3, 2024, at 5 p.m. This is a four-year term beginning April 1, 2024. If no one receives a majority vote, a runoff will be held from 8 a.m. March 18, 2024, through 5 p.m. March 25, 2024.

Candidates Wishing to Qualify

Candidates wishing to qualify for this election can do so beginning Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, at 9 a.m. and ending on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, at 4 p.m. Qualifying will be held in the Cobb County Human Resources department, 100 Cherokee St., Suite 200, Marietta, GA  30090.


A candidate must meet the following requirements:

1)  Shall have been a resident of Cobb County for two years or more immediately prior to the date of taking office;

2)  Shall hold no other elective, appointed, salaried public office or position either federal, state, county or municipal either during the six month period preceding his/her appointment or the duration of the term; and

3)  A person shall not be eligible to serve as a member if he or she has a family member who holds an elected, appointed, or public office, or position in Cobb County or who occupies any position where wages are paid in whole or in part by Cobb County during any portion of the term of office, or has held such an office or position during the six month period preceding the appointment or election.  Family member is defined as "spouse, son, daughter, father, mother, brother, sister, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, step-sister, son-in-law, or daughter-in-law."

For additional information, contact Cobb County Human Resources at (770) 528-1187.