Job Openings

Permitting Specialist

Location: Sumner County Government, Gallatin, Tennessee

Sumner County Government is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Permitting Specialist in the Development Services Department. The purpose of this position is to assist the public and provide technical office support duties related to the processing and issuance of Planning, Zoning, and Stormwater Permits. Qualified applicants will possess excellent customer service skills as well as a combination of training and experience that will allow them to review and process various types of development related applications per established regulatory requirements. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration or a related field, and two years of relevant experience.

A full job description may be found here. Interested applicants should send their resume and three professional references to Kathy Young: kyoung@sumnercountytn.gov.

Sumner County Government offers a highly competitive benefits package. This position will remain open until filled. Sumner County Government is an EOE.

911 Public Safety Telecommunicators and Call-takers

The Sumner County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) is the primary answering point for all 9-1-1 emergency calls in Sumner County and is responsible for the dispatching of police, fire, and EMS field resources.

The Sumner County Emergency Communication Center handles all emergency and non-emergency calls for the Sheriff's Office, Hendersonville, Gallatin, Portland, Westmoreland and Millersville Police Departments as well as the Fire and EMS Departments.

We are a Consolidated E-911 Center that opened in July, 2017. The consolidation has dramatically improved our 911 communications and has saved lives. It has greatly improved the efficiency in which emergency calls are managed. Our telecommunicators handle every call from start to finish.

The Sumner County Emergency Communications Center has state-of-the-art equipment, security systems and readiness for the next generation of E-911. These innovative features help Telecommunicators to be more proactive in their duties by providing deployed resources with updates they obtain.

The Emergency Communications Center is the critical link between community members calling for assistance and the Public Safety Responders in the field.

Sumner County Emergency Communication Center is currently accepting applications for 911 Public Safety Telecommunicators and Call-takers. Candidates must possess a valid Tennessee Driver's License, be able to type 40 words per minute (net) and possess either a GED or a high school diploma. The process consists of an oral interview, extensive background investigation, psychological and job-related physical examinations and drug testing.

Brief Job Description: Receive emergency and non-emergency calls for information and assistance via telephone, radio, and written teletype. Direct calls to a source of assistance. Maintain constant status information on all police, fire, and EMS units via computer terminal. Operate complex computers, telephones, radios, audio recorders, 9-1-1 PSAP equipment and other technical equipment. Have access to extremely sensitive, confidential information. Work according to 24-hour scheduling with work hours subject to change according to demand. Must be willing to work any shift, including weekends, holidays, and overtime, as necessary. Job duties include multiple simultaneous tasks that must be performed on demand. High liability and high stress factors are common. Excellent benefits package provided.

Salary for entry level Call-takers beginning at $15.00 per hour and increasing to Telecommunicator pay $16.44, upon successfully completion of training and promotion to Telecommunicator. There are opportunities for periodic pay increases, as well as great benefits (medical, vision, and dental). Our standard shifts are 12-hour shifts, 2 days on and 2 days off, 3 days on 3 days off. Interested candidates please complete our application and return it with a current typing certificate issued within the past six months (no on-line typing certificates will be accepted).

Recruitment for this position will remain open until we have received 50 applications. Testing dates will be scheduled, and candidates will be notified via email and/or USPS mail. You may download a job description and application from our website at www.sumnerecc.org. Questions contact Tracy Kizer at email: tkizer@sumnerecc.org

Licenses, Certification and other Requirements 
Candidates must possess a valid Tennessee Driver's License, be able to type 40 words per minute (net) and possess either a GED or a high school diploma. Candidates be subject to an oral interview, extensive background investigation, psychological and job-related physical examinations and drug testing.

CPR, Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMO), Emergency Fire Dispatch (EFD), Division of National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Certification required within 6 months of employment.

OPEN UNTIL FILLED 

Sumner County Government 
Sumner County Emergency Communication Center 
253 Airport Road 
Gallatin, Tn. 37066

Job Information
•    Location: Gallatin, Tn. 37066
•    Position Title: 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator
•    Company Name: Sumner County Emergency Communication Center
•    Job Function: Telecommunicator/Dispatcher/Call Taker
•    Entry Level: Yes
•    Job Type: Full-Time
•    Job Duration: Indefinite
•    Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
•    Min Experience: None
•    Required Travel: None
•    Salary: $15.00 to $16.44 (Hour Wage)

AEMTs and Paramedics needed for Sumner County EMS

Sumner County EMS is currently seeking qualified applicants for AEMTs and Paramedics. 

For more information and how to apply, please click HERE