Human Resources & Risk Management

Current Job Openings


Applications will only be accepted for the open position(s) listed below.  You must complete the employment application which may be downloaded here. Completed applications and any cover letters, resumes, or references, should be emailed to resumes@cityofelizabethton.org. 


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant in the Water Resources Department. This position performs a variety of routine and complex administrative work, must have excellent computer and communication skills, and must possess knowledge of organizational procedures and general office equipment. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; and two to three years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

ANNUAL PAY: $29,889. 

BENEFITS: TCRS Retirement, Medical, Vision, and Life Insurance.

You may apply by following the found at the top of the page or at the Human Resources Department, 136 S. Sycamore Street, Elizabethton, TN  37643. Applications accepted until Monday, September 27, 2021.

-  An Equal Opportunity Employer  -


                                 LIGHT EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for a Light Equipment Operator in the Street Department. This position performs a variety of skilled street maintenance functions: operates dump truck, operates rear and front loader garbage trucks, operates snow removal equipment, assists with street repairs, and other duties as assigned. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Valid TN Driver’s License and High School Diploma or GED Equivalent. The successful applicant must have or obtain within 6 months a Class B CDL Driver’s License.

ANNUAL PAY: $25,064 

BENEFITS: TCRS Retirement, Medical, Vision, and Life insurance 

You may apply by following the found at the top of the page or at the Human Resources Department, 136 S. Sycamore Street, Elizabethton, TN  37643. Applications accepted until filled.
                                                  - An Equal Opportunity Employer -


                                              HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Operator in the Street Department. This position performs a variety of skilled street maintenance functions: operates dump truck, operates rear and front loader garbage trucks, operates snow removal equipment, operates street sweeper, assists with street repairs, and other duties as assigned. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Valid TN Driver’s License and High School Diploma or GED Equivalent. The successful applicant must have or obtain within 6 months a Class B CDL Driver’s License.

 ANNUAL PAY: $26,353 

 BENEFITS: TCRS Retirement, Medical, Vision, and Life insurance 

You may apply online by following the instructions found at the top of the page, or you can complete a paper application and return it to the HR Office.  Applications accepted until filled.

                                                   - An Equal Opportunity Employer -


PART-TIME MAINTENANCE WORKER

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for a Part-Time Maintenance Worker in the Parks & Recreation Department. This position performs maintenance on playground equipment, mowers, trailers, and small machinery, mows grass, removes trash, maintains athletic fields, and other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, valid Driver’s License, and at least 18 years of age.

PAY: $9.28/hour

This position is not eligible for benefits.

You may apply online by following the instructions found at the top of the page or at the Human Resources Department – 136 South Sycamore Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Applications accepted until filled.

- An Equal Opportunity Employer -


System Engineer

The City of Elizabethton is seeking a System Engineer for the Electric Department. This position performs professional engineering, construction, maintenance and inspection of electrical distribution and substation facilities and ensures engineering compliance with all applicable codes, regulations standards and specifications pertaining to the Electric System. 

REQUIREMENTS: The successful applicant must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and five or more years in the field of electric power line systems is desired. Applicants for this position must have knowledge of insurance policies and coverage, excellent computer, communication and organizational skills and must be competent in the study, design and construction of all aspects of the electric utility industry.

ANNUAL PAY: DOQ

BENEFITS: TCRS Retirement, Medical, Vision and Life Insurance

You may apply online by following the instructions found at the top of the page or at the Human Resources Department – 136 South Sycamore Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Applications will be accepted until filled.

- An Equal Opportunity Employer -