Current Employment Opportunities

Job Applications

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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

Shelter Director

The Advisory Board of the Elizabethton / Carter County Animal Shelter is seeking to fill the position of Shelter Director. Candidates must possess a broad range of skills in office management, supervision, shelter operations, humane animal care and euthanasia. Responsibilities include coordination and direct supervision of the shelter employee’s daily activities, development and implementation of budgets, policies, procedures and strategies necessary to deliver effective quality animal care. Mail Resume and salary history to: Carter County Mayor, 801 E. Elk Avenue, Suite 201 Elizabethton, TN 37643 or email to:

Immediate Job Opening

Elizabethton-Carter County Animal Shelter is accepting applications for a Full-time Custodian. This position is responsible all housekeeping services within the facility, daily cleaning of cages and kennels, and lawn and grounds maintenance. Position is Full-time (37.5 hours/week) with benefits and work hours Monday-Friday from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Hourly rate for the position is $8.50-$10.00 (contingent upon actual work experience). High school diploma or GED and valid driver’s license required.
Applications may be obtained at the County Mayor’s Office, 801 E. Elk Avenue, Suite 201, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or on line at
Carter County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Judicial Commissioner

The Carter County Commission is seeking to fill the position of Judicial Commissioner. Individuals who would like to be considered for the position should submit a Boards and Committees Application to the County Clerk’s Office at 801 E. Elk Avenue, Suite 102 Elizabethton, TN 37643. Applications may be obtained at Clerk’s Office or online at For additional information contact the County Clerk’s Office at 542-1814.


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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