Job Openings

Assistant to the Sumner County Mayor

Sumner County is accepting applications for the Assistant to the County Mayor. This Individual will work under the direction of the County Mayor to assist him with all duties in every capacity. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, responding to inquiries and requests for assistance from the public and county employees, coordinating and scheduling meetings with other officials and business community leaders. Additional duties include preparation of reports, memos, and correspondence for the County Mayor and performing a variety of related administrative duties. Requires strong interpersonal, organizational and decision making skills, considerable experience performing administrative duties with a dedicated attention to detail and knowledge of county operations and functions.

A full job description and additional details can be found here. Qualified candidates should submit their resume to jobs@sumnercountytn.gov.

Children's Library Assistant Clerk (P/T) - Millersville

The employee will be expected to provide extended contact and communication with library patrons and guests, specifically children and adults attending story time programs. The employee will also be expected to engage children ranging in age from birth to age eleven in reading stories, telling stories, singing songs, playing games, and creating arts and crafts. Other employee expectations include performing library clerical work associated with the functions of a library. All work will be performed according to well-defined procedures.

A full job description can be found here.

Staff Planner

Location: Sumner County Government, Gallatin, Tennessee

Sumner County is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Staff Planner in the Development Services Department. The purpose of this classification is to perform administrative, technical, and supervisory work associated with coordination of county planning activities. This position reports directly to the Director of Development Services and is expected to work with a degree of independence and professional discretion. Starting salary is $45,000-$60,000 annually, dependent upon qualifications, along with a highly competitive benefits package.

A full job description may be found here. Interested applicants should send their resume to Josh Suddath, Director of Development Services at jsuddath@sumnercountytn.gov. This position will remain open until filled. Sumner County Government is an EOE.

Stormwater Technician

Location: Sumner County Government, Gallatin, Tennessee

Sumner County is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Stormwater Technician in the Development Services Department, Stormwater Compliance Division. This position assists with the implementation of the County’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit, conducts inspections and other field work related to the County’s Stormwater management program and Stormwater drainage system, and provides additional technical support to the Development Services Department as required. Starting salary is $35,000-$39,900 annually, dependent upon qualifications, along with a highly competitive benefits package.

A full job description may be found here. Interested applicants should send their resume to Josh Suddath, Director of Development Services at jsuddath@sumnercountytn.gov. This position will remain open until filled. Sumner County Government is an EOE.

Circulation Clerk, Hendersonville Library (P/T)

The Hendersonville Public Library is seeking to hire a part-time Circulation Clerk 1. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and creative, willing to share their talents to help the library better serve the Hendersonville community. The Hendersonville Public Library is a Level 5 library and the largest library in Sumner County, serving approximately 500 patrons per day. The library is open Monday – Thursday and on Saturday. This position will work closely with the Operations Supervisor, Library Directors and a supportive team of staff in planning, organizing, and directing the activities for the Library. This position is will include daytime, evening and Saturday hours as a year-round position.

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Director, Emergency Communications District

Provide day-to-day direction of the emergency communications district personnel and ensures training and training materials are provided to the ECC. Staying abreast of technology trends and identify areas that need improvement, maintenance, and upgrade within the communications portion of the e911 network. Please click here for full details.

Director of Human Resources

The human resources director is responsible for performing professional and administrative work by planning, organizing, and directing Sumner County Government's overall human resources and risk management programs. Please read the full job description here.

911 Public Safety Telecommunicators and Call-takers

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: $16.50 to $18.00 (Hour Wage)

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 3000 keystroke per hour (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 $16.50 per hour and increasing to Telecommunicator pay in steps, upon successful completion of training and promotion to Telecommunicator 4 with pay up to $18.00 per hour. 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.

Testing dates will be scheduled, and candidates will be notified via call, text, or email. You may download a job description and application from our website at www.sumnerecc.org. Questions contact Missy Behel at email: mbehel@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

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