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Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Kingsport.
Available positions are posted on this web site, advertised in the
Sunday edition of area newspapers and posted with the Tennessee
Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Applications will be accepted for
advertised vacancies only and the applicant must indicate the position
as stated in the job advertisement/announcement. Applications must also
be received within the time period specified in the
Completed applications should be printed
and mailed or faxed to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce
Development, 1140 E. Center Street, Kingsport, TN 37660 unless
otherwise stated in the advertisement/announcement. The fax number is
Unsolicited applications will be automatically disqualified for consideration.
If you wish to apply for a specific
position with the City of Kingsport, you may download a copy of our
employment application, fill it out and return it to us by regular mail
at the address listed on the specific announcement.
application is in Adobe's PDF format. You need Adobe Acrobat Reader in
order to view and print this form. If you do not already possess this
free software, you may obtain it from Adobe's web site at www.adobe.com.
If your browser does not support frames or graphics, click here to reach their text-only download page.
- Ensure that you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed.
- Right-click (with the RIGHT mouse button) here.
- On the menu that pops up, select "Save Target
As..." (Internet Explorer) or "Save Link As" (Netscape).
- Save the file, empapp.pdf, to your desktop or a folder
on your hard drive, maintaining the ".pdf" extension on the
- Double-click (LEFT mouse button) on the saved file. The
Acrobat Reader should open the file.
- Click on the printer icon to print out the application.
you have an immediate need for the application form and you continue to
experience problems getting it from the web site, you may e-mail the site manager
to request a copy of the application form to be sent to you via email.
You will still be required to have the Acrobat Reader installed in
order to read or print the application.
JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
$29,667 starting salary
On-the-job Training Program
Annual Retraining and Certification
All Uniforms and Equipment provided
The Kingsport police Department accepts applications for positions as a
Police Officer year round. If you are interested in an exciting career
in Law Enforcement, apply today.
The City of Kingsport recognizes that an experienced police officer
brings increased expertise and quicker employee productivity to the
organization. As such the City shall have a policy of providing an
adjusted salary based on the appointee's law enforcement employment
The following guidelines may apply in order to qualify for the adjustment:
A minimum of 2 years as a sworn law enforcement officer preceding the date of the application,
Either be currently employed by a law enforcement agency, or have left
his/her agency (in good standing) no more that three years preceding
Comply with all procedures, qualifications, and standards set forth in
the POST Commission Rules and Regulations, and Tennessee Code Annotated
relating to employment with the Kingsport Police Department regarding
certification, background investigations and all mandated testing,
Creditable service shall be defined as one year of credit for every two
years of law enforcement service - with a maximum credit of five years
(necessitating ten years of experience).
City of Kingsport
Human Resource Department
225 W. Center St.
Kingsport, TN 37660
The City of Kingsport is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
City of Kingsport Parks and Recreation Department
Pool Manager/Assistant Managers & Lifeguards
Positions are available for the Legion swimming pool.
Applicants must be Red Cross certified or hold equivalent. WSI preferred.
Positions are available to supervise and work with children in arts & crafts, athletics, nature studies, and Cashiers
Positions are available to operate cash registers and welcome customers.
Positions are available to teach beginning and intermediate tennis lessons in a 5 week program beginning in June.
Must be 16 or older to apply for the above positions.
Applications may be downloaded at www.kingsporttn.gov/files/default/empapp.pdf or obtained
from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development at
1140 East Center Street Kingsport, TN 37660. Submit complete
applications to the above physical address by Friday, April 4, 2008.
Summer programs run May thru August