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Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Springfield!

Our employees enjoy making a difference in their community while earning competitive pay and comprehensive benefits.We offer health, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their families. We are part of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) that provides a defined benefit upon retirement. Other benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, and a merit-based pay plan. 

Interested applicants may apply online at City Hall or anywhere with internet access, including your mobile device. Public computers are available at the Stokes Brown Public Library and WorkForce Essentials/American Job Center location on 10th Avenue in Springfield. 

Applications must be completed and received before the posted closing date and time indicated on the job listing. Follow instructions for additional documents required, such as resume or certification uploads. Uploads may not be in a Zipped format and must be uploaded individually as .pdf, .txt, .doc, and .docs files only. Please note that .jpeg or picture files are not an accepted format.

If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account with a username and password. After your account has been established, you may upload your resume or manually enter your personal information. This application will be saved and used to apply for future job openings.

If you submit more than one application, the City will consider the most recent application and duplicates will be deleted. Be sure to write down your username and password as you will need that each time you log in and apply or to check the status of your application.

Each applicant must have their own email address when setting up an account. Do not share your account with anyone. If you do not have an email account, you can sign up for free e-mail at, or

A completed application is required in order to be considered for employment. You may submit a resume, cover letter or other supporting documents as a supplement to your application. Please remember to complete and submit your application. Incomplete applications and those started but not submitted will not be considered. 

This is a secure site. Only authorized City employees have access to the information submitted.

The City of Springfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, genetic information, the presence of disability or any other legally protected status.

If you need any accommodations during the selection process because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department at [email protected] or at 615-382-2200.

Job Openings

Police Officer  

Open Until: December 31, 2021 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $36,024.56 - $54,485.78
Status: Accepting Applications