Lawrence County Government Employment Opportunities

Lawrence County will recruit, hire, train, and promote all persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), age, national origin, marital status, Vietnam era or qualified special disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veting, referrals; layoff, recall, termination, training, educational and tuition assistance, social and recreational programs, wages, other forms of compensation and job requirements.


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Title: EMS Paramedic

Employer: Lawrence County Ambulance Service, Lawrence County Government   

Starting Salary: $38,966   Requirements: Applicant must have a valid Tennessee Paramedic's License to be considered

Description: Respond to 911 calls for emergency medical assistance, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or bandaging a wound. Assess a patient's condition and determine a course of treatment. Provide first-aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured patients.

More Information: If interested, you can pick up an application at the Lawrence County Ambulance Service located at 416 West Gaines Street, Lawrenceburg, TN.



Title: Patrol Deputy and Correctional Officer

Employer:  Sheriff's Department, Lawrence County Government


  • Patrol Deputy: Responsible for patrolling assigned areas in a police cruiser in search of suspicious activity such as prostitution, drug trafficking, speeding, driving under the influence, and other violations. Arrests violators, books them in prison and testifies in court proceedings.
  • Correctional Officer: Maintain security within the institution and oversee the health and safety of staff and prisoners. Physically patrol and visually inspect units, yards, buildings, prisoners, prisoner property, and clothing, etc, to ensure the welfare, safety and security.

More Information: If interested, you can print an application here and turn it at the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office located at 240 West Gaines Street, Lawrenceburg, TN.