Employment Opportunities

Administrative Assistant to County Executive

Posting Date: 5/17/22   Closing Date: 5/24/22 

Pay Grade:    6-9        Hiring Supervisor:  T.R. Williams, County Executive

POSITION
DESCRIPTION:

This is a very responsible administrative position, assisting with the coordination of office operations for the Lawrence County Executive.  Activities associated with the job include creating regular posts for Facebook and other social media platforms and making additions/changes to Lawrence County’s website, responding to inquiries and requests for assistance from the public and County employees, coordinating and scheduling meetings with other officials and business and community leaders, preparing requisitions and purchase orders, and assisting with maintenance of the County Executive’s calendar.  Additional duties include the preparation of reports, memorandums, and correspondence as needed for the County Executive, preparing proclamations, coordinating a variety of County Commission activities, and processing daily outgoing mail for offices in the Courthouse and County Administrative Center.  Job responsibilities require strong interpersonal, organizational, and decision-making skills, thorough experience performing administrative duties, thorough experience with social media platforms, ability to effectively prioritize job-related activities, knowledge and/or proven ability to quickly learn County operations and functions, and dedicated attention to detail.  Job performance is evaluated by the County Executive through review of the accuracy and thoroughness of assigned work, ability to effectively coordinate administrative duties, organization of the County Executive’s office, organizational and decision-making skills, and ability to interact effectively with County employees, local officials, community leaders, and the public.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from an accredited high school (B.A. or B.S. Degree in Business Administration or related field preferred) supplemented with additional coursework in related fields; thorough experience working with the public; strong organizational, interpersonal and decision-making skills; dedicated attention to detail; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience to provide the following knowledge, abilities and skills:

-Thorough knowledge and/or proven ability to learn County governmental functions, departments and operations.

-Thorough knowledge and/or proven ability to learn County Commission meeting protocols and rules of order. 

- Ability to regularly post updates to social media and the county website that promote Lawrence County Government’s positive image and keep the public informed and educated about government operations.

-Ability to organize and prioritize personal activities to meet multiple job demands in a timely, thorough and accurate manner.

To be considered, candidates must complete an application and send a resume to trwilliams@lawcotn.org

 

Corrections Officer

The Lawrence County Jail

$13.28/hour

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.