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: 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. 

Golf course manager (Recreation Manager II)

SALARY RANGE:  Pay Group N (Entry level - $55,278 to $64,951 per year)


• Provides management of the City-owned Centennial Golf Course.
• Markets and promotes the Department and its services.
• Plans, organizes, schedules and oversees various recreational activities and golf programs.
Recruits, selects, trains, manages, assigns, evaluates and counsels employees.
• Prepares and maintains various records, reports and correspondence, including, but not limited to, revenues and expenses, safety inspections, accident reports, payroll records, employee performance, etc.
• Establishes program goals, objectives, policies and procedures; evaluates operational effectiveness and efficiency.
• Coordinates development and construction of facilities, including the review and evaluation of plans and design proposals for new construction or renovations, participating in the development of construction plans and conducting an overview of projects in progress.
• Prepares departmental budget and Capital Improvement Project information.


• Bachelor’s Degree in Golf Course Management, Recreation or Leisure Services and five (5) years’      experience in recreation or leisure services; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
• PGA professional membership is desirable.
• Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and/or post-offer physical exam.
• Must possess valid State of Tennessee Driver’s license.

Individuals interested in this position must contact the Personnel Department by 12:00 noon on Friday, December 1, 2017.

Network/Server Technician (Server)

SALARY RANGE: Pay Group N (Entry level - $51,183 to $60,140 per year)


1. Configure and maintain operation of the City’s server infrastructure to maintain a secure environment, which includes Windows and Linux servers, VMs, VMWare hosts, and SANSs.
2. Determine needs for users and plan desktop/server replacement and migration.
3. Administer Active Directory, Exchange and group policies.
4. Install and upgrade system components and software. Support and manage departmental proprietary and non-proprietary software needs.
5. Provide timely and responsive customer support and resolve user problems with personal computer hardware, software, networks and peripheral equipment in a Windows environment.


1. Associates’ Degree in Computer Science, Computer Technology or an equivalent certification and/or four (4) years of work experience providing network and technical support to microcomputer users.
2. Skill in the installation and use of firewall, and other security and encryption technology and applications.
3. Skill in Enterprise server/network management and personal computer software/hardware and peripheral devices.
4. A comprehensive knowledge of current personal computer hardware, software, server and network trends in the industry and a working knowledge of telecommunications and networking.
5. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to relate technical information to non-technical personnel.
6. Must pass a background check for security requirements.

Individuals interested in this position must contact the Personnel Department by 12:00 noon on Friday, December 1, 2017.


SALARY:   $28.70 -39.76 per hour depending on qualifications


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.


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. 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.

4. 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.

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

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

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

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

Individuals interested in this position must file an employment application/resume on file with the Personnel Department.


SALARY: $9.06 per hour

Provides preventive life guarding and aquatic safety measures by monitoring the activities of pool patrons and enforcing rules and regulations. Work responsibilities extend to pool and facility maintenance and chemical tests. Must be able to work weekday morning and/or mid-day afternoons. Scheduled shifts would be 8:00am-11:00am or 11:00am-2:00pm weekdays and some weekends. Willing to train right candidate if able to pass the pre-requisite test and can commit to work October 2017 – April 2017.

• Oversees the activities of swimmers to ensure their personal safety and the safety of others.
• Provides patron rescue and administers first aid or life saving techniques as necessary.
• Conducts classes in various levels of swimming ability and water safety.
• Performs routine cleaning and maintenance of the pool, equipment and surrounding area.
• Maintains records and reports of pool activities.
• Performs routine water tests and makes necessary adjustments to pool chemicals.
• Responds to questions and complaints from patrons.
• Leads special and aquatic events and programs.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge and Skills:
• Knowledge of lifeguard rescue methods, practices and techniques.
• Knowledge of pool maintenance and the proper chemical composition of pool water.
• Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
• Skill in providing effective class instruction.
• Skill in making quick decisions in emergency or life threatening situations.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:
• Lifeguard Certification.
• First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification.
• May be required to obtain a valid State of Tennessee Driver’s license.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.