Applications Available for VACANT Youth Positions on City Boards


June 6, 2017

The City Clerk’s Office is currently accepting applications from Oak Ridge High School students interested in serving as a member of a board or commission. The submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 2017.

The city is recruiting youth membership for the following boards:

  • Environmental Quality Advisory Board (one vacancy)
  • Traffic Safety Advisory Board (one vacancy)

Mandatory qualifications include Oak Ridge residency and student enrollment at Oak Ridge High School as of the 2017-2018 academic year.

Applicants must also complete a Boards and Commissions application available on the City Clerk’s departmental website or by visiting www.oakridgetn.gov/online/cityclerk/bcelections. Those interested can choose to be considered for one or both board vacancies on their application.

Paper versions of the application are available in the City Clerk’s Office located in Room 109 of the Municipal Building at 200 South Tulane Avenue. Applicants may attach additional documents including cover letters, references and resumes.

To be considered, completed applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by the deadline listed above. Late applications or submissions will not be considered.

The election to fill boards and commissions vacancies will take place at the regular Oak Ridge City Council meeting on Monday, July 10, 2017.

For more information, contact Beth Hickman, City Clerk, by phone at (865) 425-3411 or by email at bhickman@oakridgetn.gov