The Town of Wartrace is a drug-free workplace. All candidates selected for any job opening must pass a drug screen before starting the job.

Wartrace is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in employment opportunities and benefits.

Town of Wartrace
Human Resources

29 Main St., E.

P.O. Box 158
Wartrace, TN 37183
Phone: 931-389-6144

FAX: 931-389-6142


Employment Application


The Town of Wartrace is looking for a Utility and Public Works Superintendent to supervise the overall operations of Wartrace Waterworks and Sewer Systems and public works duties. Responsible for proper operation, maintenance, reporting, collection, treatment, distribution and/or disposal of water and wastewater. Maintenance of city fleet, equipment, streets, storm water drains, city-owned buildings, and parks. Supervises three employees.


Prefer four or more years of experience and State of Tennessee Grade 1 Water Distribution, Grade 1 Wastewater Treatment and Grade 1 Wastewater Collection Certifications. Valid Tennessee Driver’s License and valid Tennessee CDL License or ability to obtain within 6 months. All licenses will be verified. Experience with Telemetry and SCADA Systems, administrative and supervisory skills, experience with operation of heavy equipment: Backhoe, Skid Loader, etc. Knowledge of safety requirements and precautions. Finalist must pass a background check and drug test prior to employment.


Work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 am. – 4:00 p.m. (subject to change). Some overtime required (on call hours), some weekends. Mail application or resume to Town of Wartrace, P.O. Box 158, Wartrace, TN 37183 or email to


The Town of Wartrace is looking for a Deputy Clerk / Municipal Codes Officer to help manage day-to-day administrative operations. This position is a full time training position for succession planning.


Responsible for scheduling and advertising meetings and public hearings, prepare agendas, meeting packets, and minutes for committees and commissions, and maintain records of same for safekeeping and permanent record and in a timely fashion. Additional responsibilities include writing resolutions and ordinances, grant management, oversee all aspects of municipal codes inspections, log building permits, train for and get licensed to perform building inspections, permit issuance within three years of employment, record approved annexation resolutions, deeds, and plats with County Recorder of Deeds office, train for cemetery duties, train in the management of the annual budget, banking services, financial obligations, debt obligations, annual audit, tax preparation (1099s), train for human resources, assist in maintenance of web page for town and social media sites, assist with computer repair and maintenance, as abilities allow, cross-train with town clerk with building and pavilion rentals, water payments, water tap applications, traffic court, bank deposits, post office duties, and all other responsibilities, as assigned. 


College degree preferred, but not required depending on experience. Finalist must pass a background check and drug test prior to employment. Work hours are typically Monday through Friday, 7:30 am. – 4:00 p.m., but will vary several days each month for meetings. Mail application or resume to Town of Wartrace, P.O. Box 158, Wartrace, TN 37183, or email to by Friday, February 19, 2021.



Part-Time Public Works Laborer

The Town of Wartrace is hiring a part time laborer to perform any and all duties related to maintenance of a municipality, including streets, facilities, signage, trash pickup, brush pickup, some cemetery maintenance, and other duties as assigned. Additionally, the position will assist with water and wastewater systems. This work is performed primarily outdoors and is subject to extreme weather conditions. Valid Tennessee driver’s license required. Part-time position may lead to full-time by summer.  Finalist must pass a background check, and must pass drug and alcohol test prior to employment. Salary DOQ. Applications should be mailed to the attention of Town Recorder at Wartrace Town Hall, P.O. Box 158, Wartrace, TN 37183. They may also be emailed to