Employment Opportunities/Applications



The Washington County Public Library is searching for a qualified applicant for a full time Library Assistant at the Jonesborough Library.

Provides services to users on resources and information available in the Library.  Assists users in locating materials needed.  Participates in collection maintenance/inventory activities.  Provides circulation functions: checking materials in and out, registering new patrons, maintenace of patron records, etc.  Provides interlibrary loan services for patrons.  Prepares and maintains related reports and records.  Provides reference service at the desk, assisting library users in locating information through a variety of print, audiovisual, and electronic resources.  Responds to queries received in person, by phone, and mail.  Maintains stacks, re-shelving returned items, ensuring that all books are shelved in order so that they can easily be retrieved by users.  Guides and instructs patrons in the use of electronic resources such as the on-line catalog, web-based periodicals index, public access computers, eBooks, etc., provides instructions in use of MS Office products, social media, e-readers, etc.

Requires at minimum graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED) and some college.  Those with college degrees and/or library experience preferred.

Requires some knowledge of community needs and library practices.  Requires effective communication and interpersonal skills.  Must be able to use office machines effectively.  Requires effective computer skills and ability to guide others in use of computers.

Position requires walking and standing, occasionally for long periods.  Requires light lifting and carrying of up to 40 pounds.  Requires bending, crouching, stooping, kneeling, reaching, frequent turning, and occasional twisting.

This position, at the Jonesborough Library is a full time 40 hours per week position.  The position requires evening and weekend hours.

To apply, submit an application form - available at the libraries service desk or at the link below - and a resume by Oct 1, 2014 to either branch of the Washington County Library.



The Washington County Soil Conservation District is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of District Technician.

The successful applicant is required to have a minimum of a High School Degree, or equivalent, possess a valid Tennessee Driver's License and will be required to pass a federal background check.

The District works with landowners to promote sustainable use and protection of the soil and water resources within Washington County, Tennessee. This position will work with the District, state, and federal partners to provide these services.

The successful applicant will also be benefited by a background and understanding of agriculture and natural resource conservation practices and general concepts of engineering.

The position will be located in the District Office in Jonesborough, Tennessee, which is located in the USDA Service Center. Benefits are included with the position and the salary will be commensurate with the education and ability of the successful applicant. A beginning salary for the district technician position will start at $20,000 a year.

For additional information, a copy of the job description can be found at the office address below.

To apply, send a resume, including five references, by October 1, 2014, to Mr. Roy L Gillis, Chairman, Washington County Soil Conservation District, 1105 E Jackson Blvd, Suite 3, Jonesborough, TN 37659, or via e-mail to mara.holley@tn.nacdnet.net . You can reach the office at 423-753-2192 ext 3.

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