Employment Opportunities

With the City of Jefferson City

As employment opportunities become available, we will post the job listings here. To apply for a job, please read the information below and download the application for instructions. If there are no jobs listed, there are not any current openings. 

The City of Jefferson City is an equal opportunity employer, and as such does not discriminate against minorities and person with disabilities.

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City Manager of Jefferson City (8,419)

The City of Jefferson City is now accepting applications for the position of City Manager.

Salary DOQ plus excellent benefits. Manager responsible for 110  full-time employees and $12 million general fund budget. Retiring manager served 26 years. Position anwers to five-member council. Full-service community in beautiful East Tennessee. Must be proven manager with excellent communication and team-building skills. Demonstrated success in public administration, budgeting and finance, intergovernmental relations, and leadership. At least five years experience in public administration, preferably as a City Manager/Assistant City Manager or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Application is a public record. View the job description at mtas.tennessee.edu/municipal_employment.

Please send or email a resume by Ocotober 14, 2022, to:  City of Jefferson City, Attention: City Manager, PO Box 530, Jefferson City, TN  37760 or email citymanager@jeffcitytn.com

If you have questions, please call 865-475-9071.


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Public Works Dept: Maintenance Worker

Starting pay is $10.85 per hour. Performs labor in a variety of unskilled or semi-skilled maintenance work, operates a variety of maintenance equipment used in the Sanitation and Street Departments in the repair, maintenance, cleaning of City Streets, installing street signs, moving, picking up brush, trimming trees, traffic signal repair, and trash pickup. Must be able to perform heavy tasks for an extended period of time. Drug test and physical required prior to employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate from high school or GED equivalent, have some knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Possess a TN CDL driver’s license or be able to obtain one within six (6) months of hire date.

Applications can be picked up and filed at the Public Works & Utilities facility, 1032 N Hwy 92, Jefferson City, TN 37760. We can be contacted at 865-475-6617 to request an application be emailed.