Employment Opportunities

Current Job Openings

Applications will only be accepted for the open position(s) listed below. You must complete our application which can be downloaded here - Employment Application. Completed applications and any cover letters, resumes, or references, should be emailed to resume@cityofelizabethton.org. Please list the position(s) applied for in the subject line of your email submission. 

You can view a summary of our benefits by clicking on the following link - Employee Benefits Summary. Benefits are offered with all full-time positions. You're welcome to reach out to our HR Department if you have any questions.


FIREFIGHTER
ANNUAL TESTING

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications to participate in annual testing for our full-time Firefighter roster. The application process includes a written test, physical agility test, and an extensive background review.

Minimum Requirements: Must be a U.S. Citizen, High School Diploma or GED equivalent, and 18 years of age.

Annual Pay: $33,788.56

Benefits: Single health, vision, and life insurance offered at no cost to you, and we participate in TCRS retirement. Check out our Employee Benefits Summary for more info.

You may apply online by following the instructions at the top of the page or at the Human Resources Department (136 S. Sycamore Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643). Applications accepted until Friday, June 28, 2024.

We are an equal opportunity employer.


SEASONAL MAINTENANCE WORKERS

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for Seasonal Maintenance Workers ($12.33/hr) 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.

This position is not eligible for benefits.

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

We are an equal opportunity employer.


GREENS TECHNICIAN

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for the Greens Technician position at the Elizabethton Municipal Golf Course. This position maintains the grounds for the course, which includes mowing, weed eating, landscaping, removing trash/brush/debris, and other duties related to upkeeping the condition of the course.

Minimum Requirements: One-year certificate from college or technical school; or high school diploma or GED equivalent and one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; valid Driver License.

This is a part-time position, and the hourly rate of pay is $12.33.

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

We are an equal opportunity employer.


STORMWATER COORDINATOR

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for the Stormwater Coordinator position. This position administers the City’s MS4 storm water program to ensure achievement of program objectives and to maintain compliance with applicable state and federal environmental permits and laws; does related work as required.

Minimum Requirements: Relevant work experience, stormwater erosion control experience, construction experience and/or NPDES knowledge; or a non-technical degree with a proven track record in local or state government program management and administration. Valid Driver License.

Preferred: Tennessee Level 1 Erosion Control Certification and graduation from an accredited community college, college, or university in Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, or related field with focus in Environmental Health.

The successful applicant must obtain the TN Level l erosion control certification within six months and obtain the TN Level II erosion control certification within eighteen months.

Compensation: DOQ

Benefits: Single health, vision, and life insurance offered at no cost to you, and we participate in TCRS retirement. Check out our Employee Benefits Summary for more info.

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

We are an equal opportunity employer.


ASSOCIATE GOLF PROFESSIONAL

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for an Associate Golf Professional at the Elizabethton Municipal Golf Course. This position will assist the Golf Professional with the day-to-day operations of the pro shop and with special events and programs.

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or GED, five years of relevant experience, valid Driver License, and passed PAT.

The successful applicant must complete level one of the PGA Associate Program within two years of hire.

Annual Pay: $41,600.00

Benefits: Single health, vision, and life insurance offered at no cost to you, and we participate in TCRS retirement. Check out our Employee Benefits Summary for more info.

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

We are an equal opportunity employer. 


POLICE OFFICERSLateral Transfer Program

The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for our lateral transfer program for currently certified police officers. You must have at least two years of experience as a certified officer to be considered.

PAY RANGE: $38,169 to $48,023 + opportunity for overtime.

Benefits: Single health, vision, and life insurance offered at no cost to you, and we participate in TCRS retirement. Check out our Employee Benefits Summary for more info. Benefits also include a take home vehicle, uniforms, police equipment, and extensive training opportunities.

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

We are 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 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: $36,441.60 (starting pay without Class A CDL)
                          $38,459.20 (starting pay with Class A CDL / once Class A CDL is obtained)   

Benefits: Single health, vision, and life insurance offered at no cost to you, and we participate in TCRS retirement. Check out our Employee Benefits Summary for more info.

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

We are an equal opportunity employer.



UTILITY WORKER
The City of Elizabethton is accepting applications for a Utility Worker in the Street and Sanitation Department. This position performs assigned jobs including, but not limited to, repair of streets, mowing and weed eating, pick up of residential garbage, and other general maintenance duties. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Valid Driver’s License and High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

ANNUAL PAY: $26,145.60 (hourly rate is $12.57)

Benefits: Single health, vision, and life insurance offered at no cost to you, and we participate in TCRS retirement. Check out our Employee Benefits Summary for more info.

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.

We are an equal opportunity employer.




Employment Application

Employee Benefits Summary