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.

 

48 job(s) at Town of Collierville

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 24, 2022
Full Time
Working as a Senior Civil Engineer , you will participate in the planning, management, and monitoring of complex capital improvement and renovation projects and other major programs encompassing highly specialized or unique requirements, including the design and construction of streets, bridges, water and sewer pipelines, water and sewage treatment plans and sports and cultural facilities; review construction drawings and evaluates cost estimates; monitors expenditures and ensures conformance to design and construction budgets; assists with preparation of contract documents; assist with bid process; perform contract administration; review and approve pay requests; close out projects. Provide recommendations regarding designs prepared by consulting engineers and architects; interprets explain, and ensure engineering compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, standards, specifications, policies, and procedures; research codes, engineering standards, technical manuals, or other resources as needed; initiate any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations. Provide information and assistance related to engineering contracts, construction drawings, land issues, development requirements, engineering projects, procedures, documentation, or other issues: respond to questions and complaints; 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.  Perform project management for engineering projects: coordinate and preside over pre-construction meetings for approved projects; oversee assigned projects to ensure contractor compliance with established budgets and deadlines; maintain records of each engineering project from Board approval of engineering agreement, throughout construction phases, until project completion and release by Board; coordinate final release of projects with other departments and initiate release approval to be submitted to Board. Perform site visits or field inspections of projects and developments: inspect projects to ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications; conduct inspections or collects data at sites; measure grade and determine elevations; recommend improvements to resolve problems. Compile data relating to projects and activities: gather and document data regarding possible problem areas associated with private projects; conduct studies; assist in analyzing data and identifying trends; conduct research of department files, legal records, database records, electronic data sources, Internet sites, hardcopy materials, or other sources as needed. Design drainage and street projects under the direction of the Deputy Town Engineer. Assist in coordinating Town activities with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and the Memphis area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) to address transportation issues and regulations relative to State and Federally funded transportation projects; assists in preparation of grant applications for Federal and State funding for transportation projects.
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
The role of an Information Technology Director is to provide professional, technical, and administrative leadership in the strategic planning and oversight maintenance of the Town’s IT systems, security protocols, disaster recovery planning and operations, and systems audits in the recently established standalone IT department which provides centralized technology services for all Town department and operations. Duties will include but not limited to: Direct and manage the IT Department in the development, implementation, and maintenance of application systems, operation of the automated information system, and communication service functions to include operations, programming, analysis, design, and maintenance of programs, telecommunications, and project management; coordinate multisite IT systems via enterprise resource planning (ERP). Assess the organization and current IT systems; work collaboratively to implement an adequate organizational structure, systems infrastructure, governance, and business direction for future IT investments. Develop and maintain a long-term strategic plan focused on Town-wide prioritized information requirements, standards and policies for the technology infrastructure, data centers, cloud-based infrastructure, computing systems and other technology assets; ensure quality, functionality, connectivity, and compatibility among various systems. Develop, implement, and oversee procedures to identify security risks and implement disaster recovery & business continuity protocols to minimize disruption to operations in the event of emergency situations or data loss. Supervise, direct, and evaluate assigned staff; process employee concerns and problems; direct work, counsel, discipline, and complete employee performance appraisals; conduct interviews; make hiring and firing decisions; coordinate staff training; coordinate daily work activities; assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise. Communicate with supervisor, employees, other departments, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review work status, exchange information, or resolve problems; respond to requests for service or assistance. Maintain awareness and apply proper safety procedures and guidelines in performing daily activities and tasks. Please visit https://www.colliervilletn.gov/government/human-resources/employment-opportunities for complete job description.
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 08, 2022
Full Time
Working as a Benefits Manager , you can expect to plan and administer employee benefit programs. Ensure necessary plan documents are in place and government mandated disclosures are distributed to eligible employees. Ensure compliance with a variety of reports and applications required by law. Review and analyze changes to state and federal laws pertaining to benefits. Analyze and evaluate services, coverage, and options available through insurance companies to determine programs that best meet the needs of the Town and employees. Oversee the benefit enrollment process. Oversee the reconciliation and audit of benefit provider billings. Investigate, respond, and resolve questions/problems involving delivery of and payment for services. Operates as a HR Generalist, assisting the administration of all aspects of HR programs.
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
PRIMARY FUNCTION: The purpose of this classification is to operate track or rubber-tired construction equipment with specialized functions related to maintenance and construction activities where the operation of complex mechanisms requires the highest degree of skill, dexterity, and finesse, and where work is performed to exacting tolerances. Classification is reserved for those positions where operation of included equipment is the primary function of the job. Working as a Heavy Equipment Operator, you can expect to operate a variety of heavy equipment as part of a six person crew in the repair and maintenance of water lines and other related water distribution infrastructure. Equipment used in this position includes backhoes, excavators, mini-excavators, skid steers, wheel loaders, flush trucks, vacuum trucks, dump truck, and more! This position may also require responding to emergencies during work hours and after hour callouts.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 04, 2022
Part Time
PRIMARY FUNCTION:   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 04, 2022
Full Time
The Town of Collierville has all the amenities and services of a large metropolitan area successfully blended with historic charm and character. Through many years of visionary planning, Collierville has grown to be known as one of the most desirable communities in the nation to live, work, and learn.  Because of this, we are very careful in selecting exceptional individuals to become part of our team.  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-AEMT will be to perform entry level firefighting and basic level 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
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!