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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

Carter County, Tennessee

Carter County is accepting resumes for the position of Director of Finance. This position includes the following duties:
  • Accounting, budgeting, purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, insurance/risk management, cash management, report preparation, fixed asset accounting, grant and contract administration.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by the Financial Management Committee.

Minimum requirements are:
  • BS Degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 18 hours in accounting, or
  • Applicant not having a Bachelor of Science degree or sufficient number of hours in accounting must have at least 2 years of acceptable experience in a related position or an equivalent number of other related courses.

The compensation of the Director shall be negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.

Applicants may submit resumes and salary history no later than 3:00 p.m. August 4th, 2015, to the Carter County Finance Department, Attention: Chairman-Financial Management Committee, 801 E. Elk Avenue, Suite 203, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or electronically to

Carter County is an equal opportunity employer.

Public Health Educator

Full time position with benefits at Carter County Health Department in Elizabethton, TN. BS or MS in Public Health required. Duties will primarily consist of community health education planning, implementing, and evaluating; community assessment; collaboration with local partners. Application (available at Carter County Health Department) along with resumes will be accepted through EOB on Friday, July 31, 2015. If interested, contact Caroline Hurt at or 423-543-2521 ext. 329, or Christen Minnick at or 423-979-4635. EOE/AA


Carter County Juvenile Services is currently accepting applications for the position of Youth Services Officer.
Applicant must meet the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice or Related Field.
  • Be a US Citizen.
  • No convictions or plead nolo contendre to felony charge.
  • Hold an Honorable Discharge from the armed forces if applicable.
  • Be able to carry out assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Pass background check.
  • Experience is preferred but not required.
Mail resume to: Carter County Juvenile Court
C/O Judge Keith Bowers, Jr.
900 East Elk Avenue, Suite 906
Carter County Justice Center
Elizabethton, Tenn 37643

Or email to:

Deadline for Applications is August 4, 2015.

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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