Human Resources

In support of The City of Johnson City's values, vision, mission, and The City Commission’s Strategic Plan, it is the duty of the Human Resources department to support the City as a whole in meeting its goals through its most valuable resource, it's employees.

The human resources department enables all City employees to excel while providing our residents with exceptional services.

We will do this by:

  • Demonstrating fair treatment of staff, open communication, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect
  • Recruiting, promoting and retaining the best-qualified people while recognizing the value of diversity in the workplace
  • Providing a competitive salary, benefits package and developing the full potential of our workforce through training and personal development
  • Maintaining a work atmosphere that is safe, healthy, secure and harassment-free
  • Establishing, administering and effectively communicating policies, rules and practices that ensure employees are treated with dignity and respect while complying with employment and labor laws
We accept applications for currently posted positions through our on-line application portal. 

EEO/AA

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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TITLE VI DISCLOSURE

In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, as amended, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, The City of Johnson City does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex,  marital  status,  military  service or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, arrest record, pregnancy related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our leadership is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.

Anyone who believes that an agency or local government receiving the federal funding mentioned above has discriminated against someone on the basis of race; color or national origin has a right to complaint within 180 days of the alleged discrimination.

LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY

In compliance with Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and Executive Order 13166, The City of Johnson City (the “City) will take reasonable steps to ensure that persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) have meaningful access and an equal opportunity to participate in our services, activities, programs and other benefits. Our policy is to ensure meaningful communication with LEP citizens and their authorized representatives involving access to City services and activities. LEP individuals are those who are unable to speak, read, write, or understand the English language at a level that permits them to interact effectively with the City’s service providers. All interpreters, translators and other aids needed to comply with this policy shall be provided without cost to the person being served, and their families will be informed of the availability of such assistance free of charge.

Language assistance will be provided through use of contracts or formal arrangements with organizations providing interpretation or translation services, or technology and telephonic interpretation services. All staff will be provided notice of this policy and procedure, and staff that may have direct contact with LEP individuals will be trained in effective communication techniques. All interpreters, translators and other aids needed to comply with this policy shall be provided without cost to the person being served, and their families will be informed of the availability of such assistance free of charge.

The City of Johnson City will conduct a regular review of the language access needs of our population, as well as update and monitor the implementation of this policy and these procedures, as necessary.

For more information or to request language translation services, contact Human Resources or 423-434-6016.