Town of Collierville

The Town of Collierville is located in the southeast corner of Shelby County, approximately 30 miles east of Memphis. It is one of the fastest growing towns in the Memphis metro service area. The Town covers a total of 24.6 square miles and has a population of more than 47,000 residents. There are over 16,000 households within the Town of Collierville. The median family household income is $104,724, and more than 53% of those who are 25 years old and older have a bachelor’s degree. 

The Town of Collierville’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen serve as the Town government and oversee the administration of the Town. The Mayor is the executive head of the Town, and enforces its ordinances as well as the laws of the State of Tennessee.

The Board appoints the Town Administrator, the Town Clerk, the Finance Director and heads of Town departments to include: Development, Fire, General Services, Parks and Recreation, Police and Public Services.  The Town employs approximately 545 people within these departments, in positions that allow them to use their particular gifts, whether that is managing and developing employees who will excel; maintaining the beauty and functionality of the Town’s green spaces; curating the Town’s community art galleries; tracking and managing the Town’s financial resources or repairing the machines that make the Town hum.

Every town has a Main Street, and Collierville’s was named “America’s Best Main Street” in 2014 by Parade Magazine, a supplemental magazine that is included in over 700 U.S. newspapers each Sunday.  The street runs through Collierville’s Historic Town Square, which is the setting for popular annual events like The Fair on the Square, the Sunset on the Square Summer Concert Series and the lighting of the Square Christmas tree. The Morton Museum of Collierville History, located at the corner of Main and Poplar, preserves the past, while the rest of the Square is packed with shops and restaurants that offer the latest in what’s good to have and eat.

The new Collierville School District was formed in 2014 and serves over 8,000 students from various backgrounds. There are five elementary schools, two middle schools and a high school.  Town is currently building a new state-of-the-art high school which will accommodate 3,000 students, making it the largest public high school in Tennessee.  The University of Memphis opened a Collierville Center in 2015, providing a convenient option for Town residents pursuing further education.

Collierville is also home to many award winning parks and recreational facilities, and includes more than 20 regional, community and neighborhood parks. These parks contain 30 athletic fields, 10 tennis courts, 15 playgrounds and two spray parks. The Collierville Park System also has over 18 miles of beautiful greenbelt trails for families and people of all ages to enjoy.

12 job(s) at Town of Collierville

Town of Collierville Burch Library 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Aug 19, 2019
Part Time
The purpose of this classification is to provide a range of basic library customer support services related to the acquisition, cataloging, and maintaining of library materials. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Perform customer service functions in person, by telephone, and by mail: provide information and assistance regarding library services, procedures, fines, fees, or other issues; respond to routine questions or complaints; research and investigate problems and complaints and initiate problem resolution. Continually seek and communicate new methods and materials to promote increased order and circulation of the collection. Repair damaged library items using mending tape and paste and brush; protect books by covering with Mylar film; clean digital materials. Ensure the general stack areas and newspaper collection of the library are maintained and in good order. Ensure accurate placement of library collection materials by reading shelves; empty, verify, sort, shelve, and re-shelve materials from the return desk, book drop, sorters, room use, and acquisitions into alpha/numeric order; discharge and desensitize materials through the library’s automated system. Prepare and/or complete various forms, reports, correspondence, inventory records, work orders, supply list orders, statistical reports, spreadsheets, or other documents. Receive various forms, reports, correspondence, payments, computer operational guides, policies, procedures, manuals, catalogs, directories, reference and library materials or other documentation; review, complete, proofread, process, forward or retain as appropriate. Maintain filing system of various files/records for the department; prepare files, organize documentation, and file documents in designated order; retrieve/replace files; shred/destroy confidential or obsolete documents. Operate a personal computer, general office equipment, or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, bookkeeping, e‑mail, Internet, LCD slide show, or other computer programs; perform basic maintenance of computer system and general office equipment, such as backing up data or replacing paper, ink, or toner; coordinate service/repair activities as needed. Communicate with supervisor, employees, volunteers, other departments, Town officials, vendors, customers, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Aug 13, 2019
Full Time
The purpose of this classification is to lead a crew of workers engaged in operating equipment and performing maintenance work associated with various projects within a public services crew. The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.** Leads a crew of workers in operating equipment and performing maintenance work associated with various projects within an assigned department/division of the Town. Provides direction, training, and assistance to employees: coordinates daily work activities; organizes and prioritizes workload; makes work assignments and evaluates work; monitors status of work; troubleshoots problem situations; performs the duties of supervisor in absence of same. Assists in ensuring adherence to established safety procedures: monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations; coordinates setup of work safety zones to maintain safety and traffic control at work sites, including flagging of traffic and setup of safety cones, barricades, and road/warning signs; monitors traffic conditions surrounding trucks/equipment to identify obstructions, pedestrians, or unsafe traffic conditions; reports any incidents, accidents, problems, or unusual situations. Assists in coordinating, prioritizing, and overseeing projects: reviews or issues work orders; assists in determining and coordinating necessary equipment, materials, and manpower to conduct projects; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work. Supervises and assists in performing various tasks involving water utility operations: supervises meter reading activities; establishes service of new customers and sets new meters; inspects meters to identify leaks, high readings, damage, or illegal connections; installs and repairs water services; raises manhole lids; locates and repairs water/sewer lines; excavates ground around water/sewer lines; flushes sewer lines and manholes; makes water taps; maintains records of recorded and unrecorded cross-connection backflow installations; conducts backflow testing and enters test results into computer; operates sewer pump stations and inspects pump stations to ensure proper operations. Supervises and assists in performing various tasks involving street, roadway, and drainage projects: builds concrete forms for sidewalks and curbing; pours and finishes concrete; installs and removes sidewalks, curbs, driveways, and gutters; shoots grade for concrete; cleans, maintains, and repairs drains; constructs and repairs drain boxes, inlets, and manholes; installs drain pipes; repairs concrete pipes; repairs, maintains, and cleans ditches; lays and smooths asphalt; repairs asphalt and concrete; patches/repairs potholes and sinkholes; grades work sites; packs ground materials; installs street signs and stop signs; installs reflective markers in streets; paints markings such as turn lanes, crosswalks, and parking spaces onto road surfaces; builds, repairs, and paints street barricades; maintains street signal lights; removes debris from sites of vehicle accidents.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Aug 05, 2019
Full Time
The purpose of this position is to perform highly skilled engineering work involving the design, review, and oversight of various engineering projects and programs to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and standards and to coordinate preparation of public improvement bond calculations for engineering agreements. This classification is distinguished from Staff Engineer by the level of independence in action, scope of projects managed, and expertise applied to work performed.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jul 24, 2019
Full Time
The purpose of this classification is to perform entry level firefighting and advanced level pre-hospital emergency medical assistance work in combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires, and in responding to medical emergencies that is designed to help the Town’s Fire Department respond effectively to fires, medical emergencies, natural disasters, and man-made emergency situations.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jul 17, 2019
Full Time
This is semi-skilled and unskilled manual labor as part of a parks and grounds crew performing routine maintenance and construction tasks for various public facility projects.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jul 17, 2019
Full Time
The purpose of this classification is to perform responsible supervisory and semi-skilled work in the maintenance, repair and minor upkeep of various Town buildings and building systems to include oversite of technicians, custodial staff, minor carpentry, plumbing HVAC and electrical work.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
The purpose of this classification is to perform bookkeeping and fiscal work for various financial and accounts management functions. Work involves receiving, preparing and processing financial documents; performing accounts payable and/or receivables work; advanced customer service / accounts management tasks; reconciling accounting transactions; maintaining and balancing accounting ledgers; creating and maintaining accounting databases and automated files; and preparing records, reports and summaries regarding assigned fiscal operations.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
The purpose of this classification is to perform technical work diagnosing, testing, evaluating, maintaining, and repairing desktop computers and peripheral devices; providing technical support for users in operating systems and application software using systems, hardware/software knowledge and operational standards and procedures.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
This is a responsible traffic position assisting school age children to safely cross intersections, major streets, and assisting in the relief of traffic congestion at the schools in the Collierville system during hours when children are going to or coming from school.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 12, 2019
Full Time
Why join the Town of Collierville Police Department? The Collierville Police Department has been proud of its many accomplishments in the prevention and reduction of crime, as well as its accomplishments to the community. The department is regularly evaluated by national accreditation organizations. Compliance with accreditation standards affirms that the Collierville Police Department is recognized as representing the very best in current law enforcement practices. Mission & Vision It is the mission of the Collierville Police Department to enhance the quality of life of our citizens by providing a foundation for community partnerships, enforcing the law fairly and impartially with integrity and professionalism to ensure peace without oppression, while maintaining compassion for the diversity of needs of our residents and visitors. It is the vision of the Collierville Police Department to maintain the confidence and trust of the community, to preserve and strengthen community bonds, and to continue exceptional professional service with integrity, honesty and compassion. What can you expect when hired? Newly employed Police Officers are sent to a Basic Police School for 12 weeks. Upon completion of the Basic Police School, new officers are assigned to a three or four month comprehensive field training program. This work/training environment develops job confidence and expertise under the direction of qualified Training Officers.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
What will you do? The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned Inspects buildings in the course of construction, alteration, and repair for compliance with several of various construction codes that may govern for conformity to existing code requirements. Inspects the work of various tradesmen to ensure adequate conformity to the design at both the preliminary phases of construction, when the building framing is started and at the final stages. Inspects all buildings and structures for compliance with building, electrical, plumbing, and/or HVAC code requirements. Deals with contractors in making final inspections of construction to check overall code and regulation conformity to plans and takes necessary steps to correct violations. Confers with other inspectors and owners of property relative to the interpretation and application of building codes and related laws, ordinances, and regulations and with respect to the correction of defects found. Inspects existing dwellings and premises for compliance with Town codes and ordinances.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
What will you do? The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned Perform various tasks involving grounds maintenance or roadside maintenance projects: mows grass; edges buildings, roadways, landscaped areas, driveways, and sidewalks Performs various tasks involving maintenance of parks, athletic fields, and recreational facilities: inspects, maintains, repairs, and blows leaves from trails, tennis courts, ball fields, playgrounds, and other park facilities; Set up athletic fields according to established guidelines for respective sporting events; measures, lays out, and applies lines and markings to athletic fields; inspects, maintains, replaces, and paints baseball bases, home plate, and pitching rubber Operate a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with department projects, which may include a service truck, tamper, lawn mower, riding mower, edger, weed eater, chipper/mulcher, leaf blower, sod cutter, spreader, tiller, trencher, dragging equipment, chalk liner, paint machine, chain saw, power saw, hand saw, concrete saw, air compressor, pick axe, sledgehammer, rake, post hole digger, shovel, hand tools, measuring instruments, or two-way radio