Employment Opportunities

LAWRENCE COUNTY, TENNESSEE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. OUR GOAL IS FOR OUR WORK FORCE TO BE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE WORKING POPULATION OF LAWRENCE COUNTY, TENNESSEE. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE,COLOR, CREED, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, AGE, VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR DISABILITY IN ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO EMPLOYMENT AND PROMOTION; WE WILL NOT TOLERATE DISCRIMINATION ON THE PART OF MANAGERS OR SUPERVISORS. WOMEN, MINORITIES AND THE DISABLED ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. ALL APPLICANTS SUBJECT TO BACKGROUND CHECK, PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AND DRUG SCREENING.

Maintenance/Corrections Officer

Hiring Supervisor: Susan Taylor

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This hybrid position includes maintenance duties - basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry, heating and cooling, and other work as needed. The person in this position will also work as a Correctional Officer when not involved in maintenance duties.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate should have skills and experience in a range of maintenance duties, and experience or willingness to train as a Correctional officer. 

Must pass a background check and drug test.

To be considered, candidates must complete an application and email it to staylor@lawcosheriff.com by Friday, October 7. Applications are available at this link.

Deputy Clerk - County Clerk's office

Hiring Supervisor: Russ Brewer

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This is responsible administrative and accounting work assisting with the daily operations of the Lawrence County Clerk’s office. Activities associated with the job include assisting customers both in person and on the telephone on issues dealing with the registration and licensing of vehicles in the County, assisting automotive dealers with vehicle titles and assisting the public with the registration and licensing of boats, recreational vehicles, etc. Additional activities include assisting with the maintenance of an adequate inventory of license plates and decals, processing notary bonds and licenses and collecting state and local taxes including beer taxes, and vehicle and boat taxes. Job responsibilities require the maintenance of detailed records pertaining to daily transactions and incumbents are required to balance all funds received on a daily basis. Job related duties require extensive contact with the public and incumbents are subject to a high volume of work during certain times of the month. Activities associated with the job require good organizational, interpersonal and decision-making skills, dedicated attention to detail and unquestionable integrity. Job performance is evaluated by the Chief Deputy Clerk/Bookkeeper and the County Clerk through review of the accuracy, timeliness and thoroughness of daily transactions, level of support provided to the County Clerk’s office, knowledge of office activities and functions, organizational and decision- making skills and ability to interact effectively with the public and co-workers. Job duties are also subject to annual state audits.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from a four year accredited high school; experience working in an office setting that deals with the public; experience receipting money and performing routine bookkeeping duties; experience operating computer terminals and entering data; dedicated attention to detail; good organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills; unquestionable integrity or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience to provide the required critical knowledge, abilities and skills. Complete job description is posted at t

To be considered, candidates must complete an application and send a resume to rbrewer@lawcotn.org by Monday, September 26. Applications are available at this link.

General Sessions Chief Deputy Clerk

Department: General Sessions Judge

Hiring Supervisor: William M. Harris, Judge

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This is very responsible administrative and legal work assisting with the coordination of civil and criminal cases handled by the General Sessions Court in Lawrence County. Activities associated with the job: assisting with organizing and coordinating the criminal and civil court dockets, notifying law enforcement personnel, attorneys, witnesses, and defendants regarding court proceedings when necessary. Additional activities associated with the job include serving as a liaison between the General Sessions Court judge(s), law enforcement agencies, inmates in custody and the public. Job responsibilities require strong organizational, decision-making and interpersonal skills, thorough knowledge of courtroom proceedings and legal processes associated with criminal and civil cases coming before the court. Job performance is evaluated by the General Sessions Judge through review of the efficiency and effectiveness of court operations, ability to interact successfully with law enforcement personnel, defendants, attorneys, and the public, organizational and decision-making skills, ability to effectively coordinate all office activities and knowledge of legal procedures, processes and protocols associated with General Sessions Court operations.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from an accredited four year high school supplemented with coursework and training in criminal justice, law enforcement, public administration or closely related field; a minimum of five years’ experience working in court operations, a law office and/or law enforcement; strong decision making, organizational and interpersonal skills; supervisory experience; thorough experience performing administrative and accounting activities; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience to complete assigned tasks. Complete job description is available on the County’s website listed below.

To be considered, candidates must complete an application and send a resume to ktease@lawcotn.org by Friday, September 23. Applications are available at this link.

Full-time Election Commission Deputy

Lawrence County Election Commission

Applicant must possess:

• A high school diploma or GED equivalent

• Training in office administration, typing, & computer skills

• Ability to interact successfully with the public & good organizational skills

Nature of Work:

This is responsible administrative and limited accounting work providing assistance with numerous tasks associated with the Lawrence County Election Commission. Activities associated with the job include the maintenance of Voter Registration files, processing of voter application forms and address changes, registering the public for voting and preparing for early voting and scheduled elections. Additional activities include providing assistance to the public regarding their voting status, preparing and submitting reports to the state , purging voter registrations when required and providing the public and candidates for public office with information pertaining to election rules and regulations. Job responsibilities require strong organizational , interpersonal and decision making skills, some experience working for an election commission, knowledge of local, state and federal statutes governing the election process and dedicated attention to detail. Job performance is reviewed by the Administrator of Elections through observation of interactions with the public, accuracy and thoroughness of work assignments and knowledge of the laws and regulations governing election processes.

Applications with a complete job description can be requested at:

Lawrence County Election Commission Office

219 Centennial Blvd.

Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

All applications must be submitted by close of business on Tuesday, September 21, 2022 for consideration at the Election Commission Office.

IT Support Specialist

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This position assists the IT Director with computer networks and information services for Lawrence County government. Activities include trouble-shooting and correcting network problems, maintaining various software programs and systems, providing assistance and helping employees with computer hardware problems and software applications, and perform related duties as required.

Job performance is evaluated through review of technical expertise, level of support provided to IT Director, adherence to County procurement and purchasing policies, interpersonal, organizational and decision-making skills and ability to meet established deadlines and reporting requirements


REQUIREMENTS: 

*A combination of education and experience deemed sufficient to work with computer hardware components and software applications used by Lawrence County Government.

*Excellent organizational, interpersonal and decision-making skills.

*Sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job.

*Possession of a Tennessee Drivers’ License and a personal vehicle in order to perform work at various Lawrence County Government facilities.


To be considered, candidates must complete an application and send a resume to swalker@lawcotn.org by September 30.  Applications are available here.

 

Corrections Officer

The Lawrence County Jail

$13.28/hour plus $1,000 signing bonus

Corrections officer needed to work in the jail with inmates on 12-hour shifts, 6 a.m. - 6 p..m., 6 p.m. - 6 a.m.

Must have a clean record.

Candidates can print an application here and email it to staylor@lawrencecosheriff.com or turn it at the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office located at 240 West Gaines Street, Lawrenceburg, TN.

Licensed Practical Nurse

The Lawrence County Jail

$18.51/hour

LPN would work in the Jail with inmates on a set schedule, 12-hour shifts, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., with holidays off.

Must have a clean record.

Candidates can print an application here and email it to staylor@lawrencecosheriff.com or turn it in at the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office located at 240 West Gaines Street, Lawrenceburg, TN.

Night Shift Patrol Deputies and Courthouse Security

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Office

Commissioned law enforcement officers or honorably discharged veterans will be given priority hiring status.

Candidates can apply in person at the Lawrence County Sheriffs Office, or print an application here and turn it at the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office located at 240 West Gaines Street, Lawrenceburg, TN.

Company Policy

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 vetting, referrals; layoff, recall, termination, training, educational and tuition assistance, social and recreational programs, wages, other forms of compensation and job requirements.