Current City Job Openings

You can receive an application by walk-in, email, or write to the Personnel Department, City of Oak Ridge, Municipal Building, P.O. Box 1, 200 S. Tulane Ave., Oak Ridge, TN  37831-0001, or telephone the office at (865) 425-3564. The Personnel Department email address is:  personnel@oakridgetn.gov. You may also click here to download a copy of our application. Your application will be accepted at any time by mail, email, or during regular office hours, 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Resumes may be forwarded to the Personnel Department at the above address. You need only one application to be considered for all vacant jobs that you qualify for. You must fill out the application form completely, and all statements on the form are subject to verification.

FIRE FIGHTER – TRAINEE AND FIREFIGHTER/ENGINEER

The City of Oak Ridge is accepting applications for the positions of Fire Fighter – Trainee and Fire Fighter/Engineer. All applicants, particularly women and minorities, interested in becoming an Oak Ridge Fire Fighter Engineer are strongly encouraged to apply at this time.

POSITIONS: Fire Fighter – Trainee AND Fire Fighter Engineer

STARTING SALARY: $33,458.88 per year for Trainees and $34,448.96 for Engineers before standard deductions plus supplemental pay with EMT or Paramedic certification.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. At least 18 years of age with high school diploma or equivalent

2. Honorable Discharge from Military Service (if applicable)

3. Excellent physical condition with weight in proportion to height

4. Excellent moral character and free of criminal conviction record

5. Able to pass a physical agility test, psychological evaluation, background investigation and medical examination and drug screening

6. Have or able to obtain Tennessee Driver's License within 30 days of appointment and must have a telephone/cell phone

All parties interested in this position should have an application and/or resume on file with the Personnel Department no later than 12:00 noon, Friday, September 7, 2018.


SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD

IMMEDIATE NEED

SALARY:   $10.00 per hour before deductions for Social Security and FIT

DESIRABLE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. UTK, KC, PSTCC or RSCC student, part-time Schools employee, retiree, homemaker or other individuals with flexibility in arranging their personal schedules.

2. Must be able to work 10 hours per week – Mornings 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. Monday thru Friday; Afternoons 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. except Wednesdays when hours are 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

3. Must be at least age 18.

4. Must be in good physical condition since position involves working in all types of weather conditions.

5. Must have ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children and the general public.

6. Applicants are subject to background investigation and drug screening.


If interested in this type of employment, please place an application on file with the Personnel Department.


Electric Line Technician (Lineman) 

SALARY GRADE: Entry level - $32.32 per hour/$67,232 annually

PRIMARY JOB TASKS:

Works with various Electric Department crews in installing or repairing high voltage electrical distribution system components, electrical meters, traffic signals and controllers, and electric fixtures in City facilities. Must perform both underground and overhead work.

MINIMUM OUALIFICATIONS:

1. High school diploma or GED with basic knowledge of trigonometry and a basic understanding of the principles of electricity.

2. Must have successfully completed a four-year electric lineman apprenticeship training program.

3. Completion of an electric line tech program with an apprenticeship program and specialty in electric metering.

4. Possession, or ability to obtain within six months of appointment, a valid Tennessee Class A Commercial Driver's License with air brakes endorsement. The ability to manipulate the controls of large trucks and backhoes.

5. Physical ability to lift and hold fifty (50) pounds to the shoulder level; to work in all weather conditions and on all types of terrain; and to tolerate heights and confined areas. Manual dexterity which permits the use of hand tools while wearing size 8 or larger high voltage gloves. Physical ability to climb electrical poles. Good peripheral vision and adequate hearing (natural or corrected). A lack of life threatening sensitivity to insects and various weather and environmental conditions.

6. The ability to operate various types of construction equipment including backhoes, dump trucks, digger-derrick trucks, bucket trucks and trenchers.

7. The ability to work safely close to energized high voltage cables, wire, and equipment, and to work as a member of a team.

8. The ability to interact effectively with supervisors, co-workers and the public and to closely follow oral and written instructions.

9. Must pass medical evaluation and drug screening prior to appointment. Subject to random alcohol and drug testing throughout employment.

Qualified individuals interested in this position should contact the Personnel Department at 865-425-3564.




THE CITY OF OAK RIDGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
INCLUDING THE DISABLED