Employment Opportunities

Lawrence county, Tennessee is an equal opportunity employer. Our goal is for our work force to be representative of the working population of Lawrence county, Tennessee. We do not  discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, or disability in all matters pertaining to employment and promotion; we will not tolerate discrimination on the part of managers or supervisors. Women, minorities and the disabled encouraged to apply. All applicants subject to background check, physical examination and drug screening.

Full-time Instructor, Lawrence County Jail

Lawrence County Government is the recipient of a grant to provide Evidence-Based Programming at the Lawrence County jail. This grant is funded through November 2025.

This 40-hour per week position requires working in a correctional setting, completing inmate (hereafter referred to as “student”) pre- and post-assessments, and teaching evidence-based courses including Seeking Safety, Smart Recovery, Anger Management, and others promoting job readiness and career skills, as dictated by the needs of the population.

The person in this position will work hand-in-hand with a case manager employed through the South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance (SCTWA) Pathway Home project, reporting directly to that person and the Lawrence County Jail Administrator. Personal conduct and professional behavior must be acceptable at all times.

Pay is $17/hour plus benefits.

See the complete job description here.

Applications are available here.

Applications/Resumes will be accepted at nbrewer@lawcotn.org through Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 

Full-time Election Commission Deputy

Lawrence County Election Commission

Applicant must possess:

• A high school diploma or GED equivalent

• Training in office administration, typing, & computer skills

• Ability to interact successfully with the public & good organizational skills

Nature of Work:

This is responsible administrative and limited accounting work providing assistance with numerous tasks associated with the Lawrence County Election Commission. Activities associated with the job include the maintenance of Voter Registration files, processing of voter application forms and address changes, registering the public for voting and preparing for early voting and scheduled elections. Additional activities include providing assistance to the public regarding their voting status, preparing and submitting reports to the state , purging voter registrations when required and providing the public and candidates for public office with information pertaining to election rules and regulations. Job responsibilities require strong organizational , interpersonal and decision making skills, some experience working for an election commission, knowledge of local, state and federal statutes governing the election process and dedicated attention to detail. Job performance is reviewed by the Administrator of Elections through observation of interactions with the public, accuracy and thoroughness of work assignments and knowledge of the laws and regulations governing election processes.

Applications are available here.

All applications must be submitted by close of business on Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 for consideration at the Election Commission Office, 219 Centennial Blvd., Lawrenceburg TN.

Corrections Officer

The Lawrence County Jail

$13.28/hour plus $1,000 signing bonus

Corrections officer needed to work in the jail with inmates on 12-hour shifts, 6 a.m. - 6 p..m., 6 p.m. - 6 a.m.

Must have a clean record.

Candidates can print an application here and email it to staylor@lawrencecosheriff.com or turn it at the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office located at 240 West Gaines Street, Lawrenceburg, TN.

Licensed Practical Nurse

The Lawrence County Jail

$18.51/hour

LPN would work in the Jail with inmates on a set schedule, 12-hour shifts, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., with holidays off.

Must have a clean record.

Candidates can print an application here and email it to staylor@lawrencecosheriff.com or turn it in at the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office located at 240 West Gaines Street, Lawrenceburg, TN.

Night Shift Patrol Deputies and Courthouse Security

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Office

Commissioned law enforcement officers or honorably discharged veterans will be given priority hiring status.

Candidates can apply in person at the Lawrence County Sheriffs Office, or print an application here and turn it at the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office located at 240 West Gaines Street, Lawrenceburg, TN.

Company Policy

Lawrence County will recruit, hire, train, and promote all persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), age, national origin, marital status, Vietnam era or qualified special disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected vetting, referrals; layoff, recall, termination, training, educational and tuition assistance, social and recreational programs, wages, other forms of compensation and job requirements.