Masthead for Rutherford County Human Resources

303 North Church Street • Murfreesboro, TN 37130 • Phone: (615) 494-4480 • Fax: (615) 907-5699

Contact Us:

303 N Church Street
Suite 200
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Office: (615) 494-4480
Fax: (615) 907-5699

Monday to Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm

Jobs Currently Available


Application Instructions: If you are qualified and interested in applying for one of the positions listed, please send completed application, resume, and demographic information form to: Rutherford County Human Resources Department, 303 North Church Street, Suite 200, Murfreesboro, TN 37130.

Pay close attention to the application process for each listing and include work history on the application. Completed applications, resumes, and demographic information forms must be received by the closing date listed on the announcement to ensure consideration. If you have a question please call the Human Resources Department at (615) 494-4480.

Rutherford County Government is an E-Verify participating employer.
Please view the following required posters:
E-Verify Poster English 2012 / E-Verify Poster Spanish 2012
Right-to-Work Poster English 2012 / Right-to-Work Poster Spanish 2012

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Kennel Attendant


Department: P.A.W.S. (Pet Adoption and Welfare Services)

Starting Salary: $9.00 per hour

Job Summary:  The purpose of this classification is to perform general work associated with providing effective and efficient animal control. Duties and responsibilities include feeding animals, cleaning cages, laundry, supervising/working with inmates and volunteers, assisting officers with administering vaccinations, assisting public in kennels, and completing other tasks as assigned. Documents all inquiries, service requests, and comments received from the public to provide pertinent information on adoptions, ordinance requirements, spay/neuter questions, and any other type of general information. The position will be required to work weekend and holiday hours. Reports to Animal Control Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:  High school diploma or GED and basic knowledge of animal behavior; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Previous experience working in animal care (i.e. pet-sitting experience) preferred. Requires immunization of pre-exposure rabies series. Must possess and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license. Must possess basic computer skills, including but not limited to word processing, email, and Internet. 

Additional Requirement: Please include copies of all certifications, diplomas, and TN Career Center Readiness certificates (if applicable) with employment application.

Application Deadline:

November 26th, 2014 at 12:00 Noon