Thank you for your interest in employment with Putnam County.
Below you will find current job openings throughout our various departments.

911 Emergency Communications

February 20, 2020 Part-time 911 Dispatcher 911 Emergency Communications APPLY NOW
Job Description

Pay Range Begins:  Part-time - $12/hour (once training completed - training paid at training rate)

Job Title: 911 Dispatcher (current opening is part-time)                                                                            

Department: 911 - Emergency Communications


High School Education or equivalent and possession of a valid Tennessee driver’s license that has not been revoked within the last twenty-four months required. Must be a Tennessee resident within thirty (30) minutes of the 911 center (driving at posted speed limits and obeying all traffic laws.) 

Job Summary

Dispatchers function in an often high-stress environment where multitasking is required. Dispatchers must have good listening and communication skills, among a variety of different technologies (including but not limited to: telephone, two-way radio, email, and SMS/text messages). Dispatchers must be able to perform duties as assigned for twelve (12) hour shift period, and sometimes longer during times of crisis, disaster, or high call volume. 

Deadline For Applications: Thursday March 5th, 2020 at 11:00pm

Complete Application Online: If unable to complete online application, contact Brandon Smith at email below, or call (931) 525-2110.

Anticipated Starting Date: April 2nd, 2020

Questions Relating To this Position Should Be Addressed To:

Brandon Smith, Assistant Director                                                                                                                                  



Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

June 28, 2017 Part-time EMS Personnel Emergency Medical Services (EMS) APPLY NOW
Job Description

Putnam County EMS always accepts applications for part-time applicants.  Any open full-time positions are hired from our existing pool of part-time employees.  Applicant must be licensed as an EMT-B, AEMT, Paramedic, or Critical Care Paramedic in the state of Tennessee.  Before hire, an applicant must pass an agility test and do 2 observation rides.  We schedule multiple hiring cycles throughout the year.  We actively desire and recruit highly motivated and dependable personnel who are able to adapt to the constantly changing world of prehospital medicine.  If you believe you are up for the challenge, please apply here!