What do I need to do to view an employee’s personnel file?
The City has specific protocol when it comes to open records requests. You will be required to complete Request for Information forms in the Mayor’s office and HR Department. Once the file has been reviewed and protected information redacted, an appointment will be set for you to come in to Hendersonville City Hall and review file. A nominal fee will be charged for copies as provided to you at time of your request for information.
Does the City of Hendersonville pay a Spanish Fluency Bonus?
Once an employee is no longer in their probationary period, they may contact the Personnel office and schedule a ‘Spanish Fluency’ test. The Personnel office will coordinate this. If you pass, you will receive a one-time bonus of $2,500.00.
Do you have any jobs for part-time, seasonal or youth?
All open positions are listed on our Employment Opportunities page. You are encouraged to check this page periodically. You may also check with the Parks Department for seasonal positions.
Does the City of Hendersonville provide tuition reimbursement?
In some cases, yes. The City of Hendersonville has a very strict policy regarding tuition reimbursement for current employees. Current employees are encouraged to review this policy prior to signing up for classes.
What if I need special testing accommodations?
Please contact our Personnel office located at 101 Maple Drive North in Hendersonville, TN. Our phone number is 615-264-5314 , or you may reach us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is Title VI?
The Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on race, color, or national origin in programs or activities which receive federal financial assistance. It is the policy of the City of Hendersonville to ensure compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 49 CFR, Part 21; Related statutes and regulations to the end that no person shall be excluded from participation in or denied benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Transportation on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin.
How do I apply for a job with the City of Hendersonville?
We do not accept random applications, resumes, etc. Applications are accepted only during the time of an open recruitment. All open recruitments can be found under the 'Employment Opportunities' tab of the Human Resources website. If we are currently recruiting for a position that you may be interested in, follow the necessary steps for that recruitment, apply, and submit all required materials by the specified deadline. Each recruitment is different. Be sure to read all the information for that recruitment.
Can I submit a resume and/or cover letter?
No, we do not accept random resumes and/or cover letters. Applications are accepted only during the time of an open recruitment. Each open recruitment will have specific documentation that is required. Your resume and/or cover letter may be submitted along with your application and other required documents.
Can I work for the Water or Sanitation department?
The City of Hendersonville does not operate a water or sanitation department. There are two entities that provide water service to the City of Hendersonville. You may contact the Hendersonville Utility District at 615-824-3717 or the White House Utility District at 615-672-4110 regarding employment with local Water Companies. Sanitation services are provided by Republic Services, a private contractor. Please go to their website at www.republicservices.com for more information.
Can I be notified of future employment opportunities?
Yes, please call or email the Hendersonville Human Resources office if you would like to be notified of future job openings. We will need your name, email address and what position(s) you are interested in applying for (i.e. Police Officer, Firefighter, Clerical, etc.). We will add your information to our data base and you will be notified the next time a recruitment opens in your specified area of interest. You may apply at that time. Please keep us advised of any email address changes to ensure you will be able to receive timely correspondence from us.
Do I have to submit a separate job application for each open recruitment?
Do I have to be a United States citizen to apply?
Tennessee Peace Officer Standards require a Law Enforcement Officer be a citizen of the United States; however, other positions within the City of Hendersonville require employment eligibility verification through completion of an I-9 document and proof of eligibility via the List of Acceptable Documents for identification verification.
Can I apply with a resume and/or cover letter only?
No. Each open recruitment will have specific documentation that is required. Your resume and/or cover letter may be submitted along with your application and other required documents, but simply submitting a resume and/or cover letter will not suffice for an application.
Do I have to be a resident of Hendersonville to work for the City of Hendersonville?