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 Street and Sanitation Department. This position performs a variety of routine and complex administrative work in keeping official records and assists in the administration of the standard operating policies and procedures of the department.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: One year certificate from college or technical school; High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) with one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

ANNUAL PAY: $31,387.20. 

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

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

-  An Equal Opportunity Employer  -


ADULT SERVICES & OUTREACH LIBRARIAN

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for the Adult Services and Outreach Librarian in the Elizabethton Carter County Public Library. This position is responsible for facilitates programming for adult patrons and community members; researching, assessing, selecting, and maintaining library materials; and other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree, or three years public library experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

ANNUAL PAY: $31,387.20

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

You may apply by following the instructions found at the top of the page or at the Human Resources Department, 136 S Sycamore St, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Applications accepted until Friday, 7/29/2022.

- An Equal Opportunity Employer -


TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator in the Water Resources Department. This position monitors, operates and maintains the plants, makes operational adjustments as required, collects and analyzes samples, assists in operation and maintenance of laboratories, operates city vehicles and equipment, and performs other essential duties as assigned. 

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

ANNUAL PAY: $30,659.20

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

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

-  An Equal Opportunity Employer  -


PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for a Public Relations Specialist, which will directly report to the City Manager. This position will develop and maintain programs to effectively communicate with both internal and external stakeholders with the goal of improving community engagement and establishing efficient flow of relevant information between the City and the public.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in a related field with three years of experience; or seven years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Valid Driver’s License.

Experience in Photography and/or Graphic Design are preferred, as well as experience working with Adobe Creative Suite, Office 365, and all mainstream social media platforms.

ANNUAL PAY: $35,796.80.

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

You may apply by following the instructions found at the top of the page or at the Human Resources Department, 136 S Sycamore St, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Applications accepted until filled. Please submit a portfolio of relevant work along with the completed application to be considered for this position.

-   An Equal Opportunity Employer   -


ASSISTANT MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for the Assistant Maintenance Supervisor in the Parks & Recreation Department. This position assists the Maintenance Supervisor with ensuring that all parks, buildings, grounds, play areas, and shelters are clean, safe, and in good working order.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Associate degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school, or high school diploma or GED equivalent and two years related experience; valid Driver’s License.

ANNUAL PAY: $31,387.20

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

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

-  An Equal Opportunity Employer  -


CONSTRUCTION WORKER

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for a Construction Worker in the Water Resources Department. This position constructs and installs new lines, installs taps for new construction, repairs leaks, installs meters, conducts back flush at pump stations, operates city vehicles and equipment, sets hydrants, maintains manholes and equipment, and performs other essential duties as required. 

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

ANNUAL PAY: $30,659.20.

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

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

- An Equal Opportunity Employer -


SEASONAL MAINTENANCE WORKERS

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications Seasonal Maintenance Workers 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: $11.74/hr.

This position is not eligible for benefits.

You may apply by following the instructions found at the top of the page or at the Human Resources Department, 136 S Sycamore St, 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: $11.74/hr.

This position is not eligible for benefits.

You may apply by following the instructions found at the top of the page or at the Human Resources Department, 136 S Sycamore St, 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 and Sanitation 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: $27,664.00

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

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

- An Equal Opportunity Employer -


LIGHT EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for a Light Equipment Operator in the Street and Sanitation 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: $26,317.20

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

You may apply by following the instructions found at the top of the page or at the Human Resources Department, 136 S Sycamore St, 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 -