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.

 

45 job(s) at Town of Collierville

Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jul 21, 2022
Full Time
The role of Planner involves responsible, complex professional work in a variety of current and long-range planning studies.  Expected duties include but are not limited to: Reviews and prepares reports on requests for zoning changes, zoning variances, and proposed ordinances concerning planning related matters.; Conducts field studies and surveys; conducts research studies on land use issues in the Town and determines approaches to formulate remedies; Collects housing, population, and new construction activity data for use in planning studies; Compiles information and writes background material on agenda matters before the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and the Design Review Commission; meets with interested citizens and groups, developers, design professionals, and others to present information related to planning studies, regulatory provisions, and pending applications under review by a particular board or commission.
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jul 21, 2022
Full Time
The Position   The Director of Development oversees three (3) divisions : Planning; Engineering; and Building & Codes for the Town of Collierville. The Director of Development shall be nominated by the Mayor and appointed by majority vote of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. The Director of Development reports directly to the Town Administrator.   Essential Functions   Develops and implements programs and policies consistent with the Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s goals, visions, and directions.   Manages three (3) divisions of the Department including Planning, Engineering, and Building Safety & Code Enforcement and oversees current and long-range planning and engineering activities along with preparing and monitoring each departmental budget and expenditures.   Formulates departmental goals and objectives in conjunction with division heads.   Meets with business leaders and community groups regarding location of businesses, subdivisions, and other development issues.   Performs all personnel matters such as appointments, separation, performance evaluations, where applicable, and other related functions.   Oversees all development contracts, professional services contracts, Planning Commission, Historic Zoning Commission, and Design Review Commission approvals, Board of Construction Code Appeals, and Board of Zoning appeals.   Prepares requests for proposals and oversees the subsequent selection process.   Approves/denies all purchases for Planning, Engineering and the Construction Codes departments through purchase requisitions and purchase orders.   Serves as liaison between departments and the various media, public service groups, and other organizations within the community and responds to all litigation involving the department.   Prepares the capital projects budgets for development related projects.   Serves as staff person to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.  Attends department committee meetings, as required, to evaluate staff performance and presentations.   Develops working relationships with other Department Directors to insure cooperation and teamwork.   Operates a personal computer, scanner, general office equipment, two-way radio, or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, e mail, Internet, or other computer programs; performs basic maintenance of computer system and general office equipment, such as backing up data or replacing paper, ink, or toner; coordinates service/repair activities as needed.   Communicates with supervisor, employees, volunteers, other departments, Town officials, law enforcement personnel, public safety agencies, court personnel, attorneys, builders, contractors, engineers, architects, vendors, customers, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Maintains current knowledge of applicable laws and regulations reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops, and training sessions as appropriate.   Attends work on a continuous and regular basis.   Maintains an awareness of proper safety procedures and guidelines and applies these in performing daily activities and tasks.   Additional Functions   Performs field investigations pertaining to development related issues for the Town of Collierville.   Prioritizes other City department’s requests for assistance.   Attends local, regional and (occasionally) national seminars and conventions for educational purposes.   Attends Board of Mayor and Aldermen meetings and other relevant government and business meetings where appropriate.   Performs other related duties and tasks as assigned.
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jul 21, 2022
Full Time
Working as Recruiter, you can expect to perform responsible administrative work in identifying and developing candidate pools for current and future position vacancies with the Town.  This includes but is not limited to coordinating with various department directors and supervisors to identify personnel needs, workforce planning strategies, participation in career fairs, applicant screening, interviewing, extending offers of employment, utilization of various forms of social media and advertising, operating a personal computer, completing reports and data analysis, and other duties related to talent acquisition.  This position requires the incumbent to physically move throughout the geographic area and may perform duties outside of standard business hours.
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jul 19, 2022
Full Time
Working as a Traffic Engineer , you will conduct traffic engineering and/or transportation planning studies and investigations; performs field inspections of traffic system elements of projects and developments prior to, during, and upon completion; develops signal timing plans and recommends intersection improvements.  Review and analyze the traffic component of proposed development projects to address impact on the Town’s roadway network; interprets and makes recommendations from traffic data obtained from studies or investigations of safety situations or traffic surveys, volume speed and pedestrian checks; inspects projects to ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications; conducts inspections or collects data at sites. Perform traffic and safety studies, traffic simulation and level of service analysis; develop access management plans and lane configurations for new or modified alignment. Review plans and provides guidance to developers and engineers conducting or considering work within the Town. Provide technical traffic and transportation information to staff and the public; research and respond to questions/complaints and initiates problem resolution; provides technical expertise to other departments; assist with preparation of staff reports. Prepare studies, work plans, improvement programs and other traffic and transportation studies and reports; gather and document data regarding possible problem areas associated with private projects; conduct research of department files, legal records, database records, electronic data sources, Internet sites, hardcopy materials, or other sources as needed. Prepare or complete various forms, reports, correspondence, logbooks, checklists, project status reports, project release forms, statistical data, histograms, studies, project schedules, engineering designs, construction plans, contract documents, sketches, drawings, spreadsheets, or other documents. Receive various forms, reports, correspondence, payments, project plans, construction specifications, construction bids, contract documents, right-of-way documents, public easements, agenda requests, agendas, engineering reports, cost estimates, pay requests, technical study reports, project schedules, project budgets, agreements, maps, plats, aerial photographs, laws, codes, ordinances, policies, procedures, standards, manuals, catalogs, reference materials, or other documentation; review, complete, process, forward or retain as appropriate. Communicate with supervisor, Town officials, employees, other departments, developers, engineers, architects, surveyors, inspectors, consultants, property owners, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Attend meetings and makes presentations as needed.
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jul 15, 2022
Part Time
The role of Part-Time FIRE PUBLIC EDUCATION SPECIALIST is responsible for professional, administrative, technical, and instructional work in the delivery of fire and life safety education, with primary responsibility for developing, coordinating, and presenting public fire education and other fire prevention programs for the Collierville Fire Department.  This position is a maximum of 29 hours per week with flexible hours and could be perfect for the person looking for a job that would work around back-to-school schedules.  It will require an occasional weekend or evening for a Town event. The position requires posting daily updates to social media accounts; creating lesson plans for various age groups for both virtual and in-person classes on fire safety and fire prevention; as well as; preparing press releases, public notices, newsletters, and other documentation as needed. For a complete job description see Town website: https://www.colliervilletn.gov/government/human-resources/employment-opportunities#!/
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jul 05, 2022
Full Time
The role of an Accountant prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports in compliance with current GAAP, GASB and applicable FASB standards and pronouncements, including scheduling staff, obtaining statistical data from various sources, working with auditors, and preparing confirmation letters, audit work papers, financial statements, and annual single audit. Performs cash management functions and monitors daily cash flow; prepares all grant financial statements, cash requests, and required reports for regulatory agencies; maintains appropriate funds, charts of accounts, and accounting systems for the financial activities of the Town. Receives and processes financial documents for assigned accounting functions; reviews documents; ensures accuracy; completes with appropriate information such as account codes, vendor numbers, etc.; enters information into automated financial information systems and submits for processing. Prepares documents for assigned accounting programs (invoices, bills, check requests, purchase orders, adjustments, etc.) ensures accuracy and completeness; obtains appropriate signatures when applicable and submits/distributes for processing. Establishes and maintains accounting information in the automated financial information systems; posts information and performs data entry for accounting transactions; maintains automated files and databases; processes data to produce accounting documents.  Retrieves data for reports and/or records.  Maintains databases such as (i.e. fixed asset inventory, vendor lists, etc) Performs customer service functions: answers telephone calls, greets visitors, and/or assists individuals at front counter; provides information/assistance regarding department services, activities, procedures, documentation, fees, or other issues; directs callers/visitors to other offices/personnel as appropriate; responds to routine questions/complaints and initiates problem resolution. Enters journal entry spreadsheets and reconciles fund totals; enters journal entries, payroll entries, and payroll transfer entries in general ledger; submits required reports to appropriate agencies/individuals. Performs a variety of general accounting/bookkeeping functions. Provides information, financial records, or other assistance to internal/external auditors as required.
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 23, 2022
Full Time
Working as a Maintenance Worker, you can expect to join a crew in a variety of manual skilled work related to the maintenance and repair of sewer mains, laterals, manholes, and force mains, locating, and marking of underground water/wastewater utilities, traffic control, flagging operations, working in and around confined spaces and trench excavations, and operating a variety of hand tools and power tools.  This position may also require responding to emergencies during work hours and after hour callouts.
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 23, 2022
Full Time
Working as a Maintenance Worker, you can expect to join a crew of six in a variety of manual skilled work maintaining a water distribution system.  This includes but is not limited to the maintenance and repair of sewer mains, laterals, manholes, and force mains, locating and marking of underground water/wastewater utilities, traffic control, flagging operations, working in and around confined spaces and trench excavations, and operating a variety of hand tools and power tools.  This position may also require responding to emergencies during work hours and after hour callouts.
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 23, 2022
Full Time
Working as a Concrete Specialist, you can expect to complete finishing work of concrete repair including but not limited to designing, measuring, marking, and setting forms, determining, and setting grade, adding, and mixing cement and other materials, installing reinforcing steel and pouring various types of concrete, leveling area, setting tapers, mag float edges, and grooving and edging the surface. Determine the type and estimate the quantity of supplies and materials necessary for the construction, repair, and maintenance of various concrete structures and surfaces; reads and interprets blueprints and drawings including knowledge of ADA specifications for sidewalks, stairs, steps, and ramps. Monitor climate conditions and the effects it will have on the curing process while pouring and finishing concrete; finish surfaces of poured concrete including curbs, drains, headwalls, handicapped ramps, stairs, steps and sidewalks to specified textures; removes rough or defective spots; breaks up concrete surfaces and patches where holes have developed. Gather equipment, tools, parts, and supplies needed to conduct work activities; ensure availability of adequate parts and materials; initiate requests for new or replacement equipment and materials as required. Operate a variety of machinery, and specialized tools and equipment associated with concrete installation, repair, and finishing which may include a service truck, power trammel, probing rod, hand saw, concrete saw, cement mixer, jackhammer, floats, trials, edgers, trialing machine, jointers, concrete forms, air compressor, pickaxe, sledgehammer, rake, post hole digger, shovel, hand tools, measuring instruments, other finishing tools or two-way radio. Perform general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment and tools in operable condition. See job description for complete list.
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 23, 2022
Full Time
Working as a Dispatcher, no two days will ever be the same. In this role, you can expect to: maintain watch on several radio communication channels; answer and respond to Emergency 9-1-1 calls and other calls from citizens; extract information such as location and any relevant data to determine the nature of the complaint or emergency, frequently under stress; determine police and fire emergency response; monitor and log all transmissions of central communications and mobile units; monitor radio traffic for conformance with Federal Communications Commission requirements, Fire/Paramedic, and Police procedures and orders; and exercise sound judgment in making decisions during emergency situations.
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 23, 2022
Full Time
The role of an Administrative Specialist, Sr. performs specialized administrative work, coordinates administrative activities, and process information/documentation relating to an assigned department/division.  Performs customer service functions in person, by telephone, and by mail: provides information/assistance regarding department/division services, procedures, fees, or other issues; responds to routine questions or complaints; researches problems/complaints and initiates problem resolution. Receives payments for various fees, fines, or services: records transactions, posts payments, and issues receipts; balances cash drawers; prepares revenues for deposit and forwards as appropriate. Types, prepares, and/or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, purchase requisitions, purchase orders, payment/check requests, travel requests, invoices, revenue reports, meeting minutes, agendas, public notices, contracts, contract amendments, legal descriptions, attendance reports, press releases, programs, flyers, newsletters, surveys, work orders, service requests, development agreements, personnel action forms, inspection reports, statements, spreadsheets, or other documents. Provides administrative support for Board, Commission, committee, or other meetings: prepares meeting agendas, packets, and related documentation. Operates a personal computer, general office equipment, tape recorder, credit card machine, or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, bookkeeping, e‑mail, Internet, or other computer programs.
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 23, 2022
Full Time
The role of an Accounting Manager plans, organizes, leads, and manages the accounting, financial, and data processing operations to include payroll, revenue collection, accounts payable, cash management, utility billing and customer service; directs, plans, prioritizes, assigns, disciplines, and evaluates assigned employees ensuring compliance with established policies, procedures, and related regulations. Oversees and ensures the timely and accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports as required by state, local and federal law and by local practice; reviews and analyzes significant accounting transactions to ensure proper Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) accounting and reporting; consults with external auditors on accounting and reporting issues. Manages, reviews, and approves accounting entries and reconciliations for daily transactions, end of month entries, end of year accruals and other required transactions; ensures reconciliation of various bank and other financial accounts; monitors general ledger, accounts receivables, accounts payables and other records. Assists with the development and implementation of procedures regarding financial management and GAAP accounting policies to enhance the workflow of the department. Manages the preparation of selected footnotes to the annual audited financial statements as well as supporting schedules. Provides professional guidance and assistance answering questions concerning accounting policies and procedures from other department heads. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, vendors, financial institutions, auditors, attorneys, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. May attend Board of Mayor and Alderman meetings and other relevant government and business meetings, where appropriate, outside regular business hours.
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 23, 2022
Full Time
The role of an Administrative Specialist, Sr. performs specialized administrative work, coordinates administrative activities, and process information/documentation relating to an assigned department/division.  Expected Duties include but are not limited to: monitors status of projects/workflow and troubleshoots problem situations; works to independently resolve problems and initiates appropriate action/response; oversees processing of a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations within designated timeframes and per established procedures; logs, tracks, or maintains records regarding department activities; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports. Provides administrative/secretarial support for management and/or staff of assigned department/division. Serves as liaison between the assigned department and other departments/divisions, staff members, Town officials, the public, community leaders, outside agencies, the media, or other individuals or organizations; conveys information among division/department personnel.  Performs customer service functions in person, by telephone, and by mail.  Provides information/assistance regarding department/division services, procedures, fees, or other issues; responds to routine questions or complaints.  Enters budget data and adjustments into financial accounting software and reconciles differences, reviews data and information for accuracy and makes corrections when necessary. Maintains accurate records for all transactions affecting budget preparation. Obtains quotes, issues purchase orders through procurement software, and expedites orders. Is responsible for processing and/or reviewing payroll for accuracy, maintains employee database regarding overtime. Maintain office supplies inventory. Makes travel arrangements for staff. Plans, organizes, and coordinates special department events.
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 23, 2022
Full Time
Working as a Staff Engineer, Senior , you can expect to provide direction, guidance, training, and assistance to employees; assist in selecting new employees. Interpret, explain, and ensure engineering compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, standards, specifications, policies and procedures. Provide information and assistance related to engineering contracts, construction drawings, land issues, development requirements, engineering projects, procedures, documentation, or other issues. Determine liability when questions of quality of construction or faulty publicly owned structures are disputed by the public; provide guidance to developers and engineers conducting or considering work within the Town; provide technical expertise to other departments; assist with preparation of staff reports. Review residential, subdivision, and commercial construction plans of community engineering projects and programs. Perform project management for engineering projects. Performs site visits or field inspections of projects and developments. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, payments, project plans, construction specifications, construction bids, stormwater detention reports, contract documents, right-of-way documents, public easements, agenda requests, agendas, engineering reports, cost estimates, pay requests, technical study reports, project schedules, project budgets, contracts, agreements, maps, plats, aerial photographs, laws, codes, ordinances, policies, procedures, standards, manuals, catalogs, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Communicate with supervisor, Town officials, employees, other departments, developers, engineers, architects, surveyors, inspectors, consultants, property owners, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Attend meetings and makes presentations as needed. May assist operators at the water and wastewater treatment facilities in the performance of daily duties and work necessary for compliance of state regulations. May assist in management of annual utility maintenance projects including capital equipment purchases.
Town of Collierville Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 23, 2022
Full Time
The role of Accounting Technician 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 Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 06, 2022
Full Time
The role of an Administrative Specialist, Sr. performs specialized administrative work, coordinates administrative activities, and process information/documentation relating to an assigned department/division.  Expected Duties include but are not limited to: monitors status of projects/workflow and troubleshoots problem situations; works to independently resolve problems and initiates appropriate action/response; oversees processing of a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations within designated timeframes and per established procedures; logs, tracks, or maintains records regarding department activities; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports. Provides administrative/secretarial support for management and/or staff of assigned department/division. Serves as liaison between the assigned department and other departments/divisions, staff members, Town officials, the public, community leaders, outside agencies, the media, or other individuals or organizations; conveys information among division/department personnel.  Performs customer service functions in person, by telephone, and by mail.  Provides information/assistance regarding department/division services, procedures, fees, or other issues; responds to routine questions or complaints.  Enters budget data and adjustments into financial accounting software and reconciles differences, reviews data and information for accuracy and makes corrections when necessary. Maintains accurate records for all transactions affecting budget preparation. Obtains quotes, issues purchase orders through procurement software, and expedites orders. Is responsible for processing and/or reviewing payroll for accuracy, maintains employee database regarding overtime. Maintain office supplies inventory. Makes travel arrangements for staff. Plans, organizes, and coordinates special department events.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
PRIMARY FUNCTION: The purpose of this classification is to perform semi-skilled to skilled work as part of a crew performing maintenance and construction tasks in support of various departmental or Town projects. Working as a Maintenance Worker, Senior, you can expect to work on a six person crew performing a variety of duties related to the maintenance and repair of streets and drain systems. This may include the maintenance and repair of roads, manholes, operating trucks and trailers to haul heavy equipment to/from job sites, traffic control, flagging operations, and other skilled works. This position may also require responding to emergencies during work hours and after-hours callouts.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Working as a Mechanic Helper, you can expect to perform a wide range of light repair and routine service tasks to assist in the maintenance and repair of Town vehicles and equipment including but not limited to minor electrical work such as installing batteries, and repairing and adjusting lights; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment. Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 75 pounds).
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 04, 2022
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. Collierville Fire & Rescue currently has five stations located in Town, and we are looking to expand and better provide for our citizens.  Working in the fire service, no two days will ever be the same.  Your job as Firefighter-Paramedic will be to perform entry level firefighting and advanced level pre-hospital emergency medical assistance.  We provide amazing benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, Town provided life and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, pension, and more! 
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
PRIMARY FUNCTION: The purpose of this classification is to provide intermediate work enforcing a variety of Town codes and ordinances.