Current Employment Opportunities

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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

Veterans’ Service Officer

The Carter County Commission is seeking to fill the position of Veterans' Service Officer. The Veterans' Service Officer is responsible for advising and counseling Veterans and their eligible dependents of all benefits, privileges and rights for which they are eligible. Candidates must be honorably discharged veterans of the United States armed forces and shall successfully complete training and be issued accreditation by the Department of Veterans Affairs within one (1) year from the date of appointment and must meet additional criteria as outlined on the TN Department of Veterans Services website located at

Individuals who would like to be considered for the position should submit Employment Application and or resume to: Carter County Mayor, 801 E. Elk Avenue, Suite 201 Elizabethton, TN 37643 or email to


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sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

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