City of Memphis Job Openings


Job Postings as of 02/01/2017

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AC Refrigerator Service Technician – 1 opening

  • Memphis, TN
  • Civil Service – $61,475.70 annually
  • Category:  Trades / Maintenance

Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor in General Services. Performs routine maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, and installation of commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Removes and installs various compressors, motors, condensing units, and/or furnaces of assorted sizes in various locations such as basements, roofs, and ground level. Welds copper, threads, and pipes and installs refrigerant, water, and other piping as necessary. Performs maintenance such as changing belts and filters. Operates vehicles ranging in size from 3/4 ton service van to 2 ton bucket truck (4 speed shift).  Fabricates sheet metal duct work, plenums, etc.

Blue Path Program Lead – 1 opening

  • Memphis, TN
  • Civil Service – $60,365.24 – $93,558.40 annually
  • Category:  Professional

Works under the direction of the Public Safety Talent Manager in collaboration with the Police Services division to coordinate the City’s Blue Path career pathway program. Responsible for delivering qualified students into employment with the Memphis Police Department (MPD) as a Police Service Technician (PST). Collaborates with internal and external partners, including Southwest Tennessee Community College (SWTCC) and MPD to ensure that students are successfully advancing through their academic coursework towards an Associate’s degree.  Responsible for implementing program aspects such as recruitment, coaching, and coordinating PST rotations.  Establishes and refines Blue Path program policies and procedures and documents program results.  Designs and facilitates training & development workshops and program events with MPD for participants and supervisors. Prepares regular progress reports in conjunction with other program collaborators for internal and or media purposes. Build relationships with Blue Path participants to ensure their experience with the rotation program is enriching.  Provides program participants with access to job and academic coaching as needed.  Evaluates the program participants’ performance and conducts job feedback sessions with supervisors.  Ensures potential applicants meet deadlines, complete work readiness training, and all pre-employment requirements.  Engages community partners and sponsors to organize activities and social events to promote comradery and team building.  Manages social media, contact lists, and other important participation data for students and parents. Builds relationships and establishes mentorship connections for Blue Path participants. Participates in recruitment efforts including traveling to various high schools and career fairs across the City. Conducts benchmarking research for best practices in pathway programs at other agencies/companies.

Community Center Director – 1 opening

  • Memphis, TN
  • Civil Service – $38,701.52 – $58,448.00 annually
  • Category:  Management / Professional

Works under the direction of a Manager of Recreation Programs in the Park Services Division. Responsible for day-to-day operations of a community center including supervising staff, and developing, planning, organizing, and executing recreational/educational programs that meet the needs of the community; deals frequently with neighborhood associations, local businesses, and the general public to determine recreation interests and needs of all ages; provides training, work direction, assignment of duties, evaluation of work performance, and discipline for assigned personnel; monitors daily expenditures and submits budget proposals to supervisor; maintains daily attendance records and completes payroll documents for assigned employees; maintains daily activity reports; and establishes and maintains a cooperative working relationship with public, volunteers and various civic groups.  Transports participants to different sites throughout the City to participate in various recreational activities.

Emergency Technology Manager – 1 opening

  • Memphis, TN
  • Civil Service – $68,061.76 – $100,391.20 annually
  • Category:  Public Safety / Management

Works under the general direction of the Emergency Communications Administrator to manage the strategies and implementation plans to improve and standardize all aspects of the Emergency Dispatch Call Center’s technology operations. Serves as the Administrator for various software, server, and communication systems. Assesses the technical software and hardware needs for the Police Department, including researching and developing specifications regarding technology. Preserves assets by implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures. Performs critical systems backups and monthly failover tests of database servers. Reviews and analyzes a variety of analytical and statistical data for management. Monitors and coordinates the CityWatch Neighborhood notification system. Serves as desktop support for the Communication Center and point of contact for all IS and interface related projects that affect the Communication Center. Manages GIS data, personnel and layers to ensure mapping data utilized by the Communications Center is current and up to date. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and seminars. Maintains awareness of new trends and developments by reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, bench marking state-of-the-art practices, and participating in professional associations. Manages and develops assigned staff and schedules. Creates and presents reports and presentations for City Council, Management, and various other organizations. Develops and ensures that the operational processes stay within budgetary constraints and meets operational timelines. Develops, prepares, and submits budget needs and justifications to Memphis Police Department (MPD) Finance. Plans budget for IT and Infrastructure related projects and upgrades. Reviews annual contracts to ensure renewals. Testifies in court proceedings. Attends meetings by driving to various locations.

Mechanic – 1 opening

  • Memphis, TN
  • Civil Service – $38,375.22 – $44,883.28 annually
  • Category:  Trades / Maintenance

Works under the supervision of a foreman or other assigned supervisor. Conducts and performs maintenance and normal repair on engine systems, automatic transmission/transaxle, manual drive train and axles, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical, and heating and air conditioning. Maintains and documents job history on work orders to accurately depict the service visit and to facilitate the flat rate billing process.  Inspects and documents conditions of equipment and reports damages found not related to repair request.  Loads and transports vehicles or equipment to and from working area.  Cleans residual film from vehicles and equipment upon completion.  Keeps tools, equipment and work area clean, organized and in good working condition.   Performs preventative maintenance inspections on vehicles and equipment and documents work order discrepancies.  Repairs and/or replaces vehicle parts such as batteries, tires, brakes, headlights, wipers and other parts as needed.  Assists in performing maintenance on vehicles such as oil changes, filter changes and lubrication.  Consults technical reference documentation such as manufacturer’s manuals and parts manuals for technical information necessary for repairs.  Prepares history files, maintains work logs and maintenance sheets.  Reviews invoices and checks for accuracy of pricing parts.  Collaborates with other mechanics in resolving more difficult mechanical problems.

Metro Alarm Coordinator – 1 opening

  • Memphis, TN
  • Civil Service – $38,701.52 – $58,448.00 annually
  • Category:  Professional

Works under the direction of the Metro Alarm Administrator to coordinate the billing and collection process for alarm permit compliance and registration for commercial and residential users.  Coordinates daily clerical activities, assigns work responsibilities, reviews work assignments, recommends discipline and trains staff to ensure assignments are completed and processed in accordance with the Metro Alarm Office’s policies and procedures.  Coordinates the receipt, distribution and data entry processes for alarm citation; generates billing for residential and commercial users within Memphis and Shelby County.  Monitors and revises work flow and processes to ensure alarm billing deadlines are met. Receives banking files via the internet and reviews payment summary reports of False Alarm No Permit (FN), Alarm Annual Renewal (ALAR), False Alarm (FA) and False Alarm Delinquent (FLAD) payments to ensure payments are balanced, entered and maintained accurately.  Receives alarm citations and determines billing amounts based on Metro Alarm Service Center’s policy.  Adjusts customer accounts and sends return check notifications. Researches and responds to inquiries and/or complaints regarding alarm compliance and registration requirements.  Verifies mailing and printing specifications for vendors concerning billing invoices. Communicates with new home and apartment owners to ensure continuation and utilization of current alarm systems located on site.  Provides Public Safety and Shelby County Government (SGC) law enforcement representatives with false alarm information regarding registration and compliance. Retrieves and compiles alarm data for court submission. Assists with compiling information, balancing the alarm budget and preparing quarterly activity reports for the Memphis City Council, Shelby County Commission and the Memphis and Shelby County Metro Alarm Board. Serves as liaison to Information Systems Department to communicate software and system matters, as needed. Revises and updates Metro Alarm Office operation manual, as needed. Determines schedule for filing, storage and destruction of alarm outdated records.

Veterinary Assistant – 1 opening

  • Memphis, TN
  • Civil Service – $35,030.84 – $52,540.80 annually
  • Category:  Paraprofessional

Works under the general direction of an assigned supervisor at the Memphis Animal Shelter to provide basic clerical support and routine care for sheltered animals, maintenance of the shelter, and service to customers. Cleans kennels, cages, and pens where animals are housed. Cleans and bathes animals as directed. Performs humane euthanasia. Records paperwork on diagnostic procedures performed, such as surgical procedures, health screening programs, etc. Inputs data of adopted animals, adopted returned animals, and animal impoundment into the computer system. Feeds, waters, and medicates animals. Assists in the training of new personnel by answering questions, demonstrating animal care techniques, and sharing knowledge of departmental policies. Assists the public in locating and redeeming lost pets and providing information on pet adoption and redemption procedures. Cleans and maintains shelter facilities using pressurized steam cleaning equipment and chemicals.

Recreation Program Manager – 1 opening

  • Memphis, TN
  • Civil Service – $47,910.20 – $73,299.20 annually
  • Category:  Management

Works under the general direction of the Director of the Parks and Neighborhoods Division or designee to manage, plan, develop, organize and schedule a broad range of general and special recreation programs and activities in assigned community centers. Manages new program activities, equipment and materials for staff. Studies and assesses national programs to identify opportunities to expand existing programs at the community centers. Monitors staff in the performance of assigned duties to ensure that programs are appropriately implemented.  Provides training, work direction, assignment of duties, evaluation of work performance, and discipline of assigned staff.  Prepares, processes, and approves payroll for assigned staff.  Processes and facilitates personnel transactions.  Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with public and media through travels to various neighborhood associations, businesses, etc.  Oversees condition of facilities and equipment, and reports condition to manager.  Maintains operating budget and prepares and submits budget proposals to Director.  Prepares various activity reports for  manager.  Studies recreational facilities and evaluates neighborhood recreational needs and programs by driving to community centers throughout the City, and develops recreational plans accordingly.



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