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. 




MECHANIC

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for a Mechanic in Fleet Maintenance.  This position plans maintenance schedules, operates diagnostic instruments, conducts inspections, and maintains vehicle records.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Valid TN Driver’s License, High School Diploma or GED equivalent, and thorough knowledge of automotive mechanics and gas and diesel engines.  ASE Certification preferred.

ANNUAL PAY: $24,835.

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 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.

RATE OF PAY: $9.28/hr.

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  -


General Manager of Electric Services

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for the General Manager of Electric Services. This position reports to the City Manager and manages and supervises the Electric Department.

This position is responsible for all daily operations of the Electric Department.  The General Manager supervises the five divisions of the Electric Department, prepares the Electric Department annual operating budget, forecasts annual operations, and carries out other directions of the City Manager.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in Electrical Engineering, Business Management or related field with two to three (2-3) years’ related experience; or five to ten (5-10) years’ of progressively responsible experience including the supervision of employees.  Experience at an LPC in the TVA service area preferred.

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 the position is 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 -