Human Resources

Tammie Carey
Community Services Director
Date of employment -  
April, 2004
Rita Vaughn
Human Resources Director
Date of employment -  
July, 1996

The Human Resources Department is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and competent workforce that enables the City of Franklin to operate efficiently. We are striving to make the City of Franklin an employer of choice, with a workforce of employees dedicated to excellence, integrity, teamwork and improved customer service.

The departments and divisions with various levels of employment in each include: Legislative (Mayor and City Commissioners), Administration (City Manager, Human Resources and Community Development), Finance & Accounting, Police, Public Works (Street, Storm Water, Beautification, Water Distribution, and Wastewater Collections), Water Treatment, and Wastewater Treatment. The City of Franklin Human Resources Department and the Department Directors strive to ensure that the best candidates are chosen for each position. Applications are accepted only during the time of the posted vacancy and kept on file for one year. Candidates interested in employment with the City of Franklin are encouraged to visit the City’s web site and click on “Employment Opportunities” to see our current job openings. Vacancies are also posted in the Franklin Favorite and on cable channel 3.

The City of Franklin recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, marital status, or disability. The City of Franklin currently has over seventy employees, filling many different positions. These employees receive competitive salaries and benefits.

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Hiring policies for all positions are as follows:
(Except Police Officers)

  1. Applications are accepted during the time of a posted vacancy
  2. Vacancies are advertised in the Franklin Favorite and on our website.
  3. Applications/resumes may be submitted by regular mail, email, fax, or may be hand delivered to the Human Resources Department


Hiring policies for Police Officers are as follows:

Application packets for advertised positions within the Franklin Police Department can be picked up at the Franklin Police Department located on Court Street. Applicants will be required to complete a competitive physical and written testing process.

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