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

Parks and Recreation

January 14, 2020 Maintenance Worker Parks and Recreation APPLY NOW
Job Description

Performs routine and extensive maintenance to community centers and other athletic facilities across the county. Primarily, performs maintenance work, landscaping, and janitorial tasks.

Job Tasks
• Operate vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.
• Mow or edge lawns, using power equipment.
• Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming and edging around flower beds, walks, or walls.
• Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge/brush trimmers, and axes.
• Prune/trim trees, shrubs, and hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws.
• Gather and remove litter.
• Maintain and repair tools, equipment, and structures, such as buildings, fences, and benches, using hand or power tools.
• Mix and spray/spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, and trees, using hand/automatic sprayers or spreaders.
• Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, or other grounds features.
• Water lawns, trees, and plants, using portable sprinkler systems, hoses, or watering cans.
• Plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees, and shrubs and apply mulch for protection, using gardening tools.
• Operate a zero turn mower and weed trimmer.
• Clean and mop floors
• Clean Bathrooms
• Provide necessary janitorial and maintenance services for pools and community centers as needed
• Perform basic carpentry skills daily
• Perform basic plumbing techniques daily
• Perform basic electrical techniques daily
• Other tasks may be assigned as needed

Job Requirements
• Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds regularly
• Occasional weekend, holiday, and night work may be required
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Previous experience operating zero turn mowers and tractors
• Valid Tennessee Drivers license

Starting Salary
$24,450- $30,050 pay is commensurate with education and experience

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!