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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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

If you need assistance to navigate the City of Oak Ridge’s Employment webpage to apply for a position, please send an email to [email protected] or call 865-425-3564.  Please provide your contact information and let us know how we can assist you.

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

Job Openings

Maintenance Specialist - Utility, Water, & Wastewater  

Public Works Department | Oak Ridge, TN
Public Works Department
Open Until: June 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: $18.97 per hour

Utility Maintenance Technician I, II, & III  

Public Works Department | Oak Ridge, TN
Public Works Department
Open Until: June 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications

Human Resource Benefits Administrator  

City Administration | Oak Ridge, TN
Human Resources Department
Open Until: May 20, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications

Recreation Assistant I & II  

Recreation and Parks Department | Oak Ridge, TN
Recreation and Parks Department
Open Until: June 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications

Facility Maintenance Technician I/ II/ III  

Public Works Department | Oak Ridge, TN
Public Works Department
Open Until: May 27, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications

Environmental Compliance Manager  

Public Works Department | Oak Ridge, TN
Public Works Department
Open Until: May 25, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: $31.89 per Hour

Animal Control Officer  

Police Department | Oak Ridge, TN
Police Department
Open Until: May 25, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: $16.11 per hour

Police Officer/Investigator  

Police Department | Oak Ridge, TN
Police Department
Open Until: October 31, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: $18.97 per hour

Recreation Leader - Pool Cashier  

Recreation and Parks Department | Oak Ridge, TN
Recreation and Parks Department
Open Until: June 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: $12.18 per hour

Recreation Leader I - Golf Cart Attendant  

Recreation and Parks Department | Oak Ridge, TN
Recreation and Parks Department
Open Until: July 29, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: $12.18 - $12.67 per hour

Lifeguard (Seasonal)  

Recreation and Parks Department | Oak Ridge, TN
Recreation and Parks Department
Open Until: June 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: $12.18 - $12.67 per hour