Equal Opportunity Employer

The city currently has 260 full-time and 7 regular part-time employees, making it one of the larger employers in the county. There are a total of 112 different job classifications in the city. There are a wide range of positions in the department:
  • Accounting
  • Construction and labor
  • Clerical
  • Electrical
  • Engineering
  • Grounds keeping
  • Laboratory technicians
  • Management
  • Mechanical
  • Programming
  • Public safety
  • Radio dispatch
  • Surveying
  • Telemetering
  • Welding
City job classifications are varied and require a mix of skills, education and experience. Employees generally have high school diplomas at a minimum. Many positions require additional technical or professional training and education, including 2 or 4-year college degrees or advanced degrees.

Employees are trained regularly on job specific skills, and some employees earn certification in their areas of responsibility by obtaining advanced educational credits or licenses.

Job vacancies for all 15 departments in the city are posted at City Hall and at the various departments throughout the city. Postings are listed for a minimum of 10 days. Additionally, position openings are advertised in the weekly newspaper (Robertson County Times), on local cable channel 3 and in various trade publications.

Persons interested in employment with the City of Springfield may fill out an interest card at City Hall at any time. When an appropriate position becomes available, individuals are notified by mail. All applications for job openings must be filled out and returned to the Human Resources Department by the posted deadline. Applications are not accepted if there is not a job opening.

City Hall hours are 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Questions concerning personnel vacancies, qualifications or other related matters should be directed to the Human Resources Department.

Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action

The City of Springfield is firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability throughout the employment process, from selection through termination. The city is also committed to an Affirmative Action Program in all divisions and departments.

The City of Springfield does not discriminate based on race, color, or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d). La Ciudad de Springfield no discrimina basado en la carrera, el color ni el origen nacional en federal ni el estado patrocino los programas, para Titular conforme a VI del Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d).