Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities2023-02-27T16:15:47+00:00

Hamblen County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Employment Application for All General County Departments EXCEPT Sheriff’s Department/Jail 

Please submit application to the department you’re applying with.
Note: Please do not submit the general application for employment at the Hamblen County Sheriff’s Department or Jail. It will not be accepted.

Hamblen County Sheriff’s Department/Jail Employment Application

Please submit this application when applying to the Hamblen County Sheriff’s Department or Hamblen County Jail. The application should be submitted to the Hamblen County Sheriff’s Department, 510 Allison Street, Morristown, TN 37814.

Health Department – Full-Time Dentist

Clinical Dentist:  A full time position is available at the Hamblen County Health Department (county position) for a clinical dentist serving uninsured and TennCare adults and children. No weekends or on-call rotations.  Full support staff to administer scheduling, billing, and claims.

Entry salary: $11,075/month, divided into bi-monthly payments. Candidate may be eligible for loan repayment.

This position requires the clinician to administer and manage the clinical dental program; deliver quality dental services in accordance with Tennessee Department of Health Provider Practice Guidelines and the Tennessee Dental Practice Act. Direct supervision of one dental assistant.

Candidate must have good communication, organizational skills, and the ability to develop rapport with clients and community agency and organizations.  Education requirements:  Graduation from an approved school of dentistry and current license to practice dentistry in the State of Tennessee. Employment will be contingent on a background check. Dental students approaching graduation will also be considered, with employment contingent upon graduation and obtaining a state license.

Hamblen County Government (Hamblen County Health Department) offers great benefits including:

  • Convenient working hours, Monday through Friday, 37.5 hours per week
  • 14 paid holidays
  • Affordable insurance premiums for health, dental and vision
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vacation and Sick Leave

Please email your resume to or you may drop it off at the Hamblen County Health Department located at 331 West Main Street, Morristown TN 37814 marked attention County Director.  The Hamblen County Health Department is an EEO employer.  Position will remain open until filled.


April 4th, 2024|

County Clerk – Full-Time Deputy County Clerk

The Hamblen County Clerk office is seeking a full-time Deputy County Clerk.  This is responsible administrative and accounting work assisting with the daily operations of the Hamblen County Clerk’s office.  Activities associated with the job are customer service to automotive dealers and assisting the public with registration, licensing, and associated taxes for vehicles, RV’s, Boats, etc.  This involves issuing and collecting money for tags, plates, and titles.  Other services include marriage certificates, licenses, handicap placards, and other public records.

Minimum qualifications include graduation from high school/GED (an associates degree or related field and/or previous experience in customer services is preferred).

Starting hourly rate: $14.58 with benefits.

Submit resumes to Peggy Henderson, County Clerk via email at

September 20th, 2023|

Garbage Department – Full-time Multiple Positions

The Hamblen County Sanitation Department is seeking applicants to fill “Laborer” positions to accomplish weekly, semi-automated garbage collection for Hamblen County residents.

The Hamblen County Sanitation Department is seeking applicants to fill “Truck Driver” positions to accomplish weekly, semi-automated garbage collection for Hamblen County residents.  This position requires Class A or Class B Commercial Drivers License.

All positions are full-time (40 hours) with benefits.

Please contact Barry Poole or George Lawson at 423-586-3273 for information about these available positions.  To apply, fill out the application available below or obtain an application from the office at 3373 Herbert Harville Drive, Morristown, TN  37813.

Click for Printable Employment Application

January 18th, 2023|
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