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Welcome to the City of Oak Ridge's Career Portal!

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! If this is your first time applying online, you will be prompted to create an account and select a username and password. You cannot complete an application until your account has been set up. The information in your account will be saved and you can use that account to apply for additional open positions in the future. We only accept applications for positions that are currently open and advertised.

Information on Benefits offered by the City can be found here.

Please visit our Oak Ridge Personnel Department page for Contact Information should you have any questions.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Oak Ridge provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. Employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. The City of Oak Ridge does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, or disability protected by law.


Job Openings

Personnel Director  

City Administration
Open Until: August 7, 2020 at 05:00 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: This position is responsible for the administrative oversight, visioning, leadership, planning, budgeting, coordinating and management of the City’s Personnel and Risk Management programs.

Treatment Plant Operator Technician  

Public Works Department
Open Until: July 8, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST
Details: Position Summary This technical position operates, monitors, maintains, and trouble-shoots the water or wastewater treatment facility, and its processes. Treatment Plant Operator Tech through Senior Treatment Plant Operator based on candidate qualifications.

Library Clerk  

Open Until: July 6, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Provides support to the programs and services of the Library; and provides responsive, courteous, and efficient customer service to patrons. Seeking a highly detail oriented, technical services clerk to assist with acquisitions, processing and cataloging library materials.

Police Officer Trainee  

Police Department
Open Until: July 31, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: I $36,171.20 - $48,817.60
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Applicants meeting ALL of the mandatory qualifications above are eligible to take the written test that will be given on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 in the gymnasium at the Civic Center Complex on the Oak Ridge, 1403 Oak Ridge Turnpike. Registration will open at 8:30. The written test will begin at 9:00 a.m. and last approximately two (2) hours.

Firefighter Engineer, EMT, & Paramedic  

Fire Department
Open Until: August 25, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST
Details: The FF Engineer, EMT, Paramedic position responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service to protect the life and property of citizens within the community, including Fire, EMS, Technical Rescue, Light Vehicle Rescue and Technical Heavy Rescue, and HazMat. This position also maintains equipment and apparatus for constant readiness.

Electric Line Technician  

Electric Department
Open Until: July 3, 2020 at 01:04 PM EST
Rate of Pay: CC $70,866.40 - $79,580.80
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: This position installs, operates, maintains and repairs electrical power systems, including overhead and underground power lines, for residential and commercial customers. This is a journey level position for individuals who are trained and fully qualified and able to perform this work without supervision.