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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Department / Salary
Job Summary / Minimum Qualifications / Requirements

Detention/Corrections Officer

Department:Correctional Work Center

Starting Salary:       $27,800 - $29,850 (commensurate with experience)

Job Summary:  The purpose of this classification is to perform security work associated with maintaining the safety, security and welfare of inmates at the Correctional Work Center. Duties and responsibilities include enforcing facility rules and regulations, maintaining discipline, processing incoming inmates, monitoring activities and behavior of inmates, coordinating provision of food, medical care and supplies for inmates, providing courtroom and courthouse security, transporting inmates, preparing documentation, maintaining records, and performing other tasks as assigned. Assignment to Correctional Work Center reports to Corporal, Detention.

Minimum Qualifications:  High school diploma or GED; preferred basic jailer certification; supplemented by six months of previous experience.  Must obtain and maintain Basic Jail Certification by attending and passing required in-service training, Chemical Weapons Certification, and CPR Certification.  Assignment to transportation duties requires possession and maintenance of a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of insurance.  Requires ability to pass Physical Agility test, drug and alcohol screening, and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI).  Must possess and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license.

Note:  This position is for a female applicant.  This person will be required to oversee, interact and protect the privacy rights of female detainees.  Detention Officer Positions are established with a BFOQ (Bona Fide Occupational Qualification) dependent on the gender of the residential unit (male/female) to which they are assigned due to the direct custodial care and nature of the interaction required by these positions.

Additional Requirement:  Please include copies of all certifications, diplomas, two (2) Reference Letters and TN Career Center Readiness certificates (if applicable) with employment application.

Application Deadline:

August 13th, 2014 at 12:00 Noon

Election Workers

Department: Rutherford County Election Commission


The Rutherford County Election Commission is in need of election workers for the following election:

Thursday, August 7th, and Tuesday, November 4th.

Positions Needed:
Voter Registrars (paper style)--pay is $120/day
Voter Registrars (computer style)--pay is $120/day
Voting Machine Operators--pay is $120/day
Computer Set-up Technicians--pay is $170/day--must be knowledgeable enough about computers to set up laptops, connect printers and mouse to laptops, and connect laptops to a network hub. Required training is 2 hours.

Must be at least 17 years old (an excused absence form will be provided for your high school); Must be a registered voter of Rutherford County (unless only 17 years old); Must be reliable and have reliable transportation; Must be able to lift 10-15 pounds (some positions); Computer skills preferred; Cannot be a candidate or elected official; Other restrictions may apply.

Most County employees are not eligible however; teachers and administators at schools are eligible.

If interested, please contact Denniese Liles at 615-898-7743 or at IMMEDIATELY. Applications are available online at

Application Deadline:

Open Until filled