Overview of the Application Process
All new or vacant positions will be filled by the selection of only fully qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, or disability who meet the job related criteria of the job description.
New or vacant positions may be advertised internally for a period of five (5) working days. The Department Head has the option to post the position concurrently at Tennessee Department of Labor. The Clarksville office of the Tennessee Department of Labor has copies of all City job descriptions and pay tables.
Upon completion of a City job application, Tennessee Department of Labor staff members will compare the job related requirements of the job description to the applicants’ qualifications on file. Those applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their applications forwarded to the City of Clarksville Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will coordinate with the Department Head to schedule selected applicants for an interview.
The following departments have additional hiring requirements for specific positions within the departments:Clarksville Fire Rescue and Clarksville Police Department. To review the hiring process for specific positions within the referenced department, please click on the department name above.
To download a City of Clarksville employment application, please click here. Once the employment application has been downloaded, please complete the application and return the application to the Clarksville office of the Tennessee Department of Labor via e-mail, fax, or in person. Contact information for the Tennessee Department of Labor is as follows:
Tennessee Department of Labor
350 Pageant Lane
Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 648-5530 (Phone)
(931) 648-5564 (Fax)
Please note that a resume may be submitted in conjunction with the employment application.
Generally, a resume will not be accepted in lieu of the application.
However, occasionally certain positions may require an expanded recruiting effort. In those situations, and only if posted in the job opening, applicants may forward their resumes directly to: email@example.com. If applicants meet the job qualifications after their resume has been reviewed, they will then be instructed to submit a complete employment application.
To find out more about the job position, click on the job title.
Clarksville Police Department Testing and Job Opportunities
The Clarksville Police Department tests for police officer candidates three times per year in January, May and September. For more information click here.
The City of Clarksville is an Equal Opportunity Employer