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The City of Cookeville, Codes and Computer Operations Department is accepting applications for the position of Building Inspector.  High school diploma or equivalent and a valid Tennessee driver’s license are required. Extensive knowledge in building construction or inspections with a minimum 3 yrs. exp. is required.  Enforces City codes in housing, building, fire, plumbing, gas; investigates complaints related to building & codes violations, interprets & explains codes & ordinance.  Must possess a Building Inspection Certification from International Code Council within 6 months of employment and obtain a Plumbing Inspector and a Mechanical Inspector Certification within 1yr of employment. Pay range $32,302 - $48,443, DOE. 

Applications/resumes must be received by 4:30 pm Friday, August 8, 2014.  Send to:  City of Cookeville, HR Department, PO Box 998, Cookeville, TN  38503-0998 or email  EOE


City of Cookeville - Department of Leisure Services - Parks Groundskeeper 

The City of Cookeville, Department of Leisure Services and Public Facilities is accepting applications for Temporary Parks Groundskeepers.  Positions open until filled. Must have valid driver’s license.  High school education or equivalent preferred.  Requires good hand/eye coordination and dexterity while using tools and operating tractor, mower, etc. Some lifting of heavy materials; frequent stooping and crouching while working in flower beds and preparing ball fields.  May assist maintenance workers w/electrical, plumbing & carpentry tasks. Is exposed to extreme weather conditions, noise and dirt and related work as req’d. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.  40/hpw @ $10.61/hr Anticipated start date:  ASAP.

Positions open until filled.  Send application/resume to City of Cookeville, HR Dept., PO Box 998, Cookeville, TN 38503 or email  EOE