Current Employment Opportunities

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Boards and Committee Applications are located in the column to the right

Carter County Sheriff’s Department Correction Officer

The Carter County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Corrections Officer. Today is a great day to begin a new and challenging career in Law Enforcement! The Carter County Sheriff Office is looking for an experienced, professional, enthusiastic, dedicated individual, who enjoys working with people and has knowledge of organizational skills, and interest in working as a Correction Officer. This position is Full Time with benefits.

All applicants must be:
• 21 years of age
• Pass Civil Service Exam
• Successfully Pass Background Check
• Pass Physical Examination
• Pass Psychological Evaluation
• Pass Drug Screen

Also, applicants must have a valid driver’s licenses and high school diploma or equivalent. Applications may be printed from our website  or obtained at The Carter County Sheriff’s Office located at 900 East Elk Avenue Elizabethton, TN 37643. EOE

Carter County Constable Vacancy

The Carter County Commission is seeking to temporarily fill a vacancy in the office of county constable for the 7th civil district. To be eligible, applicants must meet the following qualifications pursuant to TCA § 8-10-102:

(1) Be at least 21 years of age;
(2) Be a qualified voter of the district;
(3) Be able to read and write and possess at least a high school diploma or general educational development certificate (GED).
(4) Not have been convicted in any federal or state court of a felony; and
(5) Not have been separated or discharged from the armed forces of the United States with other than an honorable discharge

Individuals who would like to be considered for this position should submit a Boards and Committees Application, along with an Affidavit signed by the candidate affirming that he or she meets the requirements detailed above, to the County Clerk’s Office at 801 E. Elk Avenue, Suite 102 Elizabethton, TN 37643.

For additional information contact the County Clerk’s Office at 542-1814.


Carter County is seeking to fill the position of County Medical Examiner. A county medical examiner shall be a physician who is either a graduate of an accredited medical school authorized to confer upon graduates the degree of doctor of medicine (M.D.) and who is duly licensed in Tennessee, or is a graduate of a recognized osteopathic college authorized to confer the degree of doctor of osteopathy (D.O.) and who is licensed to practice osteopathic medicine in Tennessee.

Individuals which have the qualifications listed herein and would like to be considered for the position should submit resume to:
Office of County Mayor,
801 E. Elk Avenue, Suite 201,
Elizabethton, TN 37643 or
email to

Carter County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Carter County Health Department in Elizabethton is taking applications through October 9, 2015 for a full-time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. Person selected will be responsible for providing breastfeeding information, counseling, encouragement, and referral for WIC pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. Rate of pay is $10.85/hour with benefits. High school diploma or GED, valid driver’s license with reliable transportation, and personal breastfeeding experience are required. Contact Fay Willis or Joy Woods for more information at 423-543-2521. EEO/AA

Deputy Director of Finance

Carter County Finance Department seeks an individual to assist in the financial operations of all county departments. Must be experienced in automated accounting systems, budgeting, cash management, fixed assets, fund accounting, internal audit, payroll, and purchasing. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field and two years work experience in finance, accounting, or general business. Resumes will be accepted thru October 26, 2015 @ Deputy Director Position, Carter County Finance Department, 801 East Elk Avenue Suite 203, Elizabethton, TN 37643.


Disclaimer : Carter County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin,
sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

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