October 5, 2017

Employment Opportunities

Above positions are full-time which includes benefits such as medical, dental, and vision insurances, pension/retirement, sick and vacation leave accrual, bereavement leave, determined paid holidays, and other fringe benefits.

GREENE COUNTY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

EMS

Greene County – Greeneville EMS is now hiring full-time and part-time Paramedics and AEMTs. We offer great pay and benefits package. If you are interested, please send your resume to: Greeneville/ Greene County EMS 815 West Summer St. Greeneville, TN 37745 or call 423-798-1720 for more information.

LPN – Corrections Department

12hr, 2-2-3 night shift

This is very responsible nursing and attendant care work providing onsite care to individuals incarcerated in the Greene County correctional facility.  Incumbents are primarily responsible for providing medical care and conducting medical procedures which require advanced training in the medical field.  Additional activities associated with the job include administering medications, monitoring inmates who have chronic health conditions, collecting medical specimens and ensuring the proper use and application of medications.  Incumbents are also responsible for maintaining medical records of inmates including notes regarding medical conditions, medicines administered while incarcerated and performing various medical and administrative duties.  Job responsibilities require advanced medical training, strong organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills and the ability to react promptly and appropriately to emergency medical situations at all times.  Job performance is evaluated by the Corrections Captain through review of the medical care provided for inmates, effectiveness of nursing assessments and interventions, documentation of inmate care, compliance with facility medical protocols and the ability to attend to inmates’ needs in a thoughtful and considerate manner.   

Necessary Requirements:     

Graduation from an accredited nursing program and certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Tennessee; considerable experience working with medically fragile individuals preferably in a correctional facility setting; strong organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills; ability to interact in a professional and compassionate manner with inmates and co-workers; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience to provide the following knowledge, abilities and skills:

 -Considerable knowledge of medications, medical techniques, medical applications and appliances utilized to assist individuals with chronic medical conditions.

-Considerable knowledge of acceptable medical protocols and interventions utilized for a variety of chronic and/or severe health conditions.

-Considerable knowledge of the administration, reporting requirements and documentation pertaining to the use of prescription medications.

-Considerable knowledge of medical techniques and practices utilized in routine medical examinations including blood pressure readings, pulse rate, temperature readings, etc.

-Considerable knowledge of advanced first aide techniques including CPR.

-Considerable knowledge of sanitation techniques, hygiene and nutritional needs of individuals with special medical needs and/or conditions.

-Considerable knowledge of the commonly prescribed medications utilized to treat hypertension, diabetes, hepatitis, etc. including potential side effects, appropriate dosages and interactions with other drugs.

-Considerable knowledge of reporting protocols and dissemination of confidential medical information including HIPAA guidelines.

-Considerable knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations pertaining to the provision of medical services for individuals incarcerated in correctional facilities.

-Considerable knowledge of acceptable biohazard protocols and programs including the use of universal precautions.

-Considerable knowledge of the standards and practices adopted by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care Standards.

-Considerable knowledge of TCI standards and regulations pertaining to the delivery of medical services in correctional facilities.

-Ability to develop and implement effective medical protocols and interventions depending upon the needs and medical conditions of inmates.

-Ability to perform routine medical examinations, administer medications and properly utilize medical appliances including catheters, blood pressure cuffs, etc.

-Ability to maintain detailed notes and documentation related to the medical care, application of medications and medical care of clients.

-Ability to respond to medical emergencies in a prompt and professional manner.

-Ability to make sound and timely decisions regarding the care and comfort of individuals experiencing physical distress and/or severe or chronic health conditions.

-Ability to interact effectively with inmates, family members, co-workers, physicians and other medical providers.

-Ability to respond to inmates’ needs in a caring and compassionate manner.

-Skill in the insertion and removal of catheters, intravenous needles and other intrusive medical devices.

 Necessary Special Requirements

 -Possession of a valid Tennessee Drivers License and the ability to be insured at standard vehicle liability rates.

-Current certification in CPR and First Aid.

-Completion of training hours required annually to maintain certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Tennessee.

Interested applicants may submit a resume or apply in person at 120 E Depot Street, Greeneville, TN 37745. Attn: Sherry Cobble, Nurse Manager

Election Commission Chief Deputy Administrator

This is very responsible administrative and clerical work providing assistance with numerous tasks associated with the Greene 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.   The incumbent is responsible for all office operations and functions in the absence of the Administrator of Elections.  Job responsibilities require strong organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills, considerable experience working for an election commission, considerable 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, ability to effectively supervise the activities of staff and knowledge of the laws and regulations governing election processes.

Individuals interested in this position may submit their resume via mail to Greene County Election Commission Administrator at 311 C C U Blvd., Greeneville, TN 37745 OR email to eelmore@greenecountytn.gov.

Mechanic – Solid Waste

Greene County is accepting applications for a full-time mechanic in the Solid Waste department.

This is semi-skilled work performing activities associated with the repair and maintenance of a variety of vehicles and/or heavy equipment used for solid waste operations for Greene County.  Activities associated with the job include routine preventive maintenance, safety inspections, and minor repair work on sanitation trucks, mowing equipment and machinery used for sanitation and solid waste activities.  Incumbents also assist with diagnosing equipment malfunctions and procuring parts and supplies necessary to perform needed repairs. Job duties require some knowledge and experience in automobile repair and maintenance, heavy equipment repair, hydraulics, welding and metal fabrication.  Job performance is evaluated by the Solid Waste Director through review of daily activities, level of support provided for repair shop operations and the quality and timeliness of completed repair work and preventive maintenance activities.

Individuals interested in this position may pick up an application at the Greene County mayor’s office located inside the Courthouse Annex at 204 N. Cutler Street, Greeneville, TN 37745.

Truck Driver (Class B) – Solid Waste

Greene County is accepting applications for a part-time Class B Truck Driver in the Solid Waste department.

This is responsible solid waste and sanitation work involving hauling household trash and debris and recyclable materials for Greene County.  Activities associated with the job include collecting trash from convenience centers, schools and public facilities and transporting loads to the landfill according to assigned routes and/or operating a one-ton truck to haul recyclable materials from convenience centers to the appropriate place for disposal.  Incumbents must be capable of safely operating a large sanitation truck and/or a one-ton truck utilized by the sanitation department.  Incumbents may also be required to perform a variety of activities associated with maintaining the county owned convenience centers including cleaning around the dumpsters, performing maintenance duties, repairing fences and mowing when necessary. Some activities require heavy manual labor depending upon workload demands. Job performance is evaluated daily by the Assistant Solid Waste Director and/or Solid Waste Director through review of the safe operation of equipment, ability to interact effectively with the public and willingness to complete all job assignments.

Individuals interested in this position may pick up an application at the Greene County mayor’s office located inside the Courthouse Annex at 204 N. Cutler Street, Greeneville, TN 37745.

Field Appraiser

Greene County is accepting resumes for the position of Field Appraiser for the Property Assessor’s office.  This is responsible technical and field work performing property appraisals and assisting with the coordination of the Greene County Property Assessor’s office.  Activities associated with the job include the assessment of properties within designated geographic areas located within the County including all improvements and new construction, assisting with the entry of new construction data into the computer system and providing assistance with relevant documentation.  Additional activities include assisting with general office administration responsibilities and providing assistance to taxpayers, accountants, realtors, attorneys, etc. regarding assessments, ownership, deed references, appraised values, etc. Job related duties require thorough knowledge of state and local property assessment related regulations, statutes and codes, considerable experience performing property and structure inspections,  strong organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills, dedicated attention to detail and the ability to prioritize daily activities to consistently meet existing deadlines. Work activities also require sufficient strength and stamina to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions due to the field work required.  Job performance is evaluated by the Chief Deputy and Property Assessor through review of knowledge and expertise of conducting property appraisals, ability to interact effectively with property and business owners, organizational and decision making skills and accuracy, timeliness and thoroughness of work related information. Work is also subject to quarterly audits from the State Division of Property Assessments to determine accuracy and adherence to state and county policies and compliance with the state mandated audit program.

Anyone interested in this position may submit a resume to eelmore@greenecountytn.gov.

Deputy Property Assessor

Greene County is accepting resumes for the position of Deputy Property Assessor for the Property Assessor’s office.  This is very responsible administrative work assisting with the coordination of property assessments for the Greene County Property Assessors office.  Activities associated with the job include assisting with the entry of new construction and land data into the computer system, performing property splits, prorating values, maintaining greenbelt files and assisting individuals with their personal property taxes.  Additional activities include gathering information from various county offices involved with property issues, preparing Request of Review forms for field personnel and providing assistance to taxpayers, accountants, realtors, attorneys, appraisers, etc. regarding tax assessments, ownership, deed references, appraised values, sales verification, etc.  Job responsibilities require a considerable knowledge of state and local taxation laws and property assessment practices, dedicated attention to detail, strong interpersonal, organizational and decision-making skills and the ability to meet existing deadlines and reporting requirements.  Job performance is evaluated by the Chief Deputy Property Assessor and/or Property Assessor through review of the accuracy and thoroughness of real and personal property appraisals, interpersonal, organizational and decision-making skills and expertise in property and personal taxation regulations and practices. Work is also subject to quarterly audits from the State Division of Property Assessments to determine accuracy, adherence to state and county policies and compliance with the state mandated audit program. 

Anyone interested in this position may submit a resume to eelmore@greenecountytn.gov.

Animal Control Officer

Greene County is accepting applications for the position of Animal Control Officer.  This is responsible law enforcement and animal control work assisting with all aspects of animal apprehension, control and placement for Greene County.  Activities associated with the job include assisting with the collection of stray and/or abandoned animals and safely transporting them to the animal shelter. Additional responsibilities include educating the public about rabies control and regulations governing animals, investigating and prosecuting animal abuse cases, training law enforcement officers on animal control activities and assisting in euthanasia activities when necessary.  Incumbents also assist law enforcement personnel who are authorized to issue citations and warrants for criminal offenses related to the care and treatment of animals.  Job responsibilities require good interpersonal, organizational and decision making skills, considerable experience in animal control activities and working with animals, knowledge of all state regulations and local ordinances governing the care and treatment of animals, ability to consistently adhere to established operational policies and procedures and sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions. Job performance is evaluated by the Sheriff through review of the effectiveness of animal control activities, ability to effectively enforce animal control regulations and inform animal owners of their responsibilities, knowledge of state regulations and local ordinances governing animal control activities and the ability to interact effectively with the public and animal owners.

Anyone interested in this position may pick up an application at the Animal Control office located at 990 Hal Henard Rd., Greeneville, TN 37743, or at the Greene County Mayor’s office located inside the Greene County Courthouse Annex.  Applications should be returned to the Animal Control office.

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