Employment Opportunities

Mental Health Transport Driver (Sheriff’s Department)

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Pay class will be salary on-call. This position will provide the transportation of mental patients to and from mental health facilities. Responsible for maintaining safety for patients being transported. Previous Law Enforcement or Correctional experience is helpful. Obtain CAD Information and complete transportation logs. Complete daily maintenance checks on vehicle and notify management of any issues. Provides first-aid or CPR if required during patient transport. Immediately notifies emergency staff and dispatcher if skilled assistance is required.

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or Equivalent is required. Must hold a current valid driver’s license and have an excellent driving record. Be able to pass a mandatory pre-employment drug screen. Must pass a mandatory criminal background check. Pass a psychological evaluation. Be reliable and have punctuality when call occurs. Satisfactory completion of CPR and first-aid training.

To be considered, candidates must complete an application and send a resume to ktease@lawcotn.org. Applications are available here.


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.

Lawrence County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (LCSAP)Director

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide direction and oversight for grant activities as outlined
  • Oversee fiscal management of grant funds.
  • Liaison with state and federal coalition specialist(s) to comply with reporting requirements.
  • Work to develop new and nurture existing community collaborations.
  • Implement grant activities as outlined in the implementation plans
  • Liaison with coalition members to coordinate funding and activities.
  • Assist with grant and resource development to address sustainability
  • Provide supervision and training for personnel as needed.
  • Host and attend all LCSAP Coalition meetings
  • Travel as needed to meet grant obligations.
  • Work a minimum of 40 hours per week.

Required Skills

  • Organizational skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Teambuilding and networking skills
  • Extensive knowledge of community resources
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Required Education

  • A bachelor’s degree is preferred; however, relevant experience may substitute for degree.

Required Experience

  • Demonstrated expertise in budget management and accountability
  • Community or Program Development experience
  • Familiarity with developmental assets and risk and protective factors as they relate to program planning and evaluation

**Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send a cover letter and resume to the following no later than June 3, 2022:

Devin A. Ezell, CMPE
Public Health Director
2379 Buffalo Road
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Email: Devin.Ezell@tn.gov

Corrections Officer

The Lawrence County Jail

$13.28/hour

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.