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 – 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.

Interested applicants may submit a resume to eelmore@greenecountytn.gov

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Public Health Educator II


Class A CDL Driver/Loader Operator

This is responsible work performed at the County transfer station loading mixed solid waste into trailers for transport to the landfill. Activities associated with the job include operating a wheel loader and assisting with transfer station operations, completing safety inspections of assigned heavy machinery prior to operation and making minor repairs and adjustments to maintain the proper operation of solid waste machinery and equipment. Additional activities include moving loaded trailers from the primary loading area, tarping and disconnecting them and preparing them for the Truck Drivers, cleaning the loading floor and clearing and cleaning the loading chute area. Job related duties require considerable experience operating heavy equipment and large eighteen-wheel trucks, considerable knowledge of solid waste operations, good interpersonal and decision-making skills, sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job and the ability to consistently follow departmental rules and regulations.

Necessary Requirements of Work

Graduation from an accredited high school; considerable experience operating trucks and other heavy equipment; ability to interact tactfully with the public; ability to make decisions within established operating procedures; sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience to perform the following critical knowledge, abilities and skills:

-Thorough knowledge of the proper operation of heavy equipment and machinery utilized in solid waste operations including front end loaders, tractor trailers and bobcats.

-Thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations and safety procedures required for driving large roll off trucks and eighteen wheelers.

-Thorough knowledge of maintenance activities including the use and proper operation of heavy equipment and machinery.

-Thorough knowledge of preventive maintenance procedures and minor repair of heavy equipment utilized for solid waste and landfill operations.

-Considerable knowledge of the precautions necessary to work safely around trucks and other heavy equipment utilized in solid waste and landfill operations.

-Ability to operate specialized and non-specialized solid waste equipment and machinery in a safe manner.

-Ability to use power tools and hand tools in a proper and safe manner.

-Ability to make timely and appropriate job-related decisions after receiving daily assignments.

-Ability to communicate and interact with the public in a polite and tactful manner.

-Ability to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in all types of weather conditions.

-Skill in the operation of large trucks and heavy equipment utilized in solid waste and transfer station operations.

Necessary Special Requirements

PREFERRED but not required. – Possession of a valid Tennessee Commercial Drivers License, Class A or B, and the ability to be insured at standard vehicle liability rates.

Physical Requirements

– This is heavy work requiring considerable static, explosive, dynamic and trunk strength and requiring the exertion of up to 80 pounds of force occasionally and up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects

– Work requires considerable flexibility, mobility and speed of limb movement

– Work requires considerable effort and stamina

– Work requires both gross body equilibrium and coordination for balancing, bending, stooping, kneeling and walking

– Work requires arm/ hand steadiness and manual and finger dexterity

– Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word

– Hearing is required to perceive information in both quiet and noisy environments and determine the direction of sounds

– Visual acuity is required for the inspection of small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of office equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, color differentiation, and observing general surroundings and activities

– The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, temperature extremes, bodily fluids, oils and lubricants, noise and slippery surfaces.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.51 per hour

Expected hours: 40 – 50 per week


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Trucking home time:

  • Home daily

Trucking route:

  • Dedicated
  • Local

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply


  • Driver’s License (Required)
  • Class A CDL (Preferred)

Interested applicants may send a resume to melmore@greenecountytn.gov or apply in person at 795 Hal Henard Rd., Greeneville, TN 37743