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Over 900 employees in more than 200 positions work each day to bring quality service to Johnson City residents. We are committed to being the employer of choice in the region and the best local government in Tennessee. If you are an experienced professional or just beginning your career, we encourage you to apply to join our team. We accept applications for currently posted positions through our on-line application portal

It is the mission of the Human Resources Department to provide our employees with a full range of services that includes recruitment and selection, competitive pay and benefits, wellness initiatives, training, employee relations, and professional development.


The City of Johnson City provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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The City of Johnson City does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the provision of City services or employment opportunities and benefits. 

The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex or disability in its services, programs and activities pursuant to the requirements of the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. 

Inquiries and charges of violations concerning Title VI, Sections 503 and 504, ADA, or Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of any other of the above referenced policies should be directed to the City of Johnson City Human Resources Department, 601 E. Main St., Johnson City, TN 37601 (423) 434-6000.