How to Apply

Job Vacancies


The Town of Farragut only accepts applications for jobs for which there are current vacancies. There are several ways to find out about job vacancies:
  • Job announcements are posted on this website.
  • Generally, the Human Resources Department advertises job vacancies in the employment classified section of the Knoxville News Sentinel and/or professional publications, although some vacancies for seasonal employees are only listed online.
The Town does not maintain a waiting list or eligibility roster and/or register.

Apply for a Job


Should you be interested in an advertised open position and believe that you qualify for that job, you must obtain, complete, and submit an official Town of Farragut application by the application deadline specified on the job announcement or advertisement. The submitted application must be signed in order to be accepted. Applications are available at the Farragut Town Hall, online, or you may call (865) 966-7057 in order to have 1 mailed to you.

Resumes may be included as a supplement to the application but not as a substitute. For some jobs, copies of diplomas, transcripts, writing samples, or certifications may be required. The need for this documentation will be specified in the job announcement. Applications and other attachments may be:
Applications must be received in Town Hall at the Human Resources office by 5:00 pm on the stated deadline or must be postmarked by that date.

Overview of the Employment Process


The Town of Farragut job application is but 1 part of the hiring and employment process. Other parts may include an interview, an employee examination or test, and a demonstration of an ability to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need an accommodation in order to complete any part of the hiring and employment process, please call the following number: (865) 966-7057.

Prior to completing this application be sure to read the job description of the position for which you are applying. As you complete the application, please bear in mind the following:
  • we reserve the right to check all information for accuracy and completeness
  • all applications for employment are a matter of public record
  • if you need accommodation in order to complete the application, please notify the Town of Farragut.

Application Review Process


Applicants that meet the minimum requirements are identified by the Human Resources Department through a comparison of the submitted applications and associated materials as well as the required knowledge, skills, and abilities that are necessary for the job. Qualified applicants are submitted to the department head for final selection. At this point, the department head may call you in for an interview or to gain additional information.


Interviews


The department head will call only the most qualified applicants for an interview. Please do not call the Town for the status of your application. A letter will be mailed to you.

Employment Offer

With the Town Administrator's approval, a job offer will be extended. Following the offer of employment, the Town of Farragut requires a background check and a Town-paid drug screen/physical. After selection is made, the human resources manager makes the necessary arrangements for employment orientation of the successful candidate.