Job Openings

Stormwater Technician Needed



Sumner County, Tennessee


Planning and Stormwater

Job Type:

Full Time

Salary and Benefits:

$38,000 annually plus a comprehensive benefits package

Post Date:





The Stormwater Technician performs a range of technical tasks related to the development and implementation of the County’s Stormwater program.

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 Planning and Stormwater Department as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High school diploma or GED required.

Experience: At least one year of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in environmental permitting, stormwater drainage and stormwater management, and/or facility construction is required. For candidates with no work experience, two years of education may be substituted for one year of experience.

Skills: Working knowledge in some or all of the following areas:

  • Federal, state, and municipal stormwater regulations;
  • Data management skills;
  • Technical writing skills
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Stormwater drainage construction methods, materials, and specifications;
  • Conventional and innovative stormwater management principles, and practices.
  • General knowledge of construction principles, practices, and techniques
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to successfully utilize a desktop/laptop computer.
  • GIS principles, practices, and techniques;

Special Requirements:

  • Possession of a valid appropriate driver's license issued by the State of Tennessee.
  • Ability to obtain possession of Level 1 Tennessee Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Training Certification

Interested applicants should send their resumes and three professional references to Josh Suddath, Director of Planning and Stormwater,

Sumner County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

IT Network Engineer

Job Description –Network Engineer

The Network Engineer’s role is to ensure the stability and integrity of in-house voice, data, video, and wireless network services. This is achieved by planning, designing, and developing local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) across the organization. In addition, the Network Engineer will participate with the installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links.  This individual will also analyze and resolve network hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end user training.


  • Collaborate with department heads to assess near- and long-term network capacity needs.
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records.
  • Design and deploy County LANs, WANs, and wireless networks, including servers, routers, hubs, switches, UPSs, and other hardware.
  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.
  • Oversee new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.
  • Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services.
  • Configure networks to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling County objectives and processes.
  • Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed.
  • Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.
  • Ensure network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, fax machines, and other network appliances.
  • Manage servers, including database, e-mail, printers, and backup servers and their associated operating systems and software.
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
  • Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.
  • Participate in managing all network security solutions.
  • Perform server and security audits, and system backups and recovery.

Position Requirements

  • Proven experience and success with LAN, WAN, WLAN, and SDWAN design and implementation.
  • Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices.
  • Excellent hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Solid understanding of Meraki switches, AP’s and firewalls a huge bonus

Formal Education & Certification

  • The Network Engineer will have a bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience, an associate’s degree with 4 years of related experience, or 6 years related experience.

Salary Range

            50,000.00 to 70,000.00 based on experience

Work Schedule

            Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM and as needed

Expected Start Date

            2 weeks after an offer has been accepted


Please send resume and references to Dennis at 

Sumner County Highway Open Positions

Employment Positions Available

Sumner County Highway Department has the following positions available for Employment:  Min. Class B Truck Drivers; Equipment Operators & A Shop Diesel Mechanic (Heavy Duty) with Min. Class B CDL, but Class A with haz-mat endorsement preferred.  Mechanic Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years experience. Applications can be completed Mon.-Thurs. between 7:30 am-4:30 pm at Sumner County Highway Department 1051 Old Hwy 109 North, Gallatin, TN 37066.