The City of Paris, Tennessee has openings in the Parks and Recreation Department for Part-Time Employees to assist with McNeill Park operations.

Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  Application will be available at the City Business Office, 100 North Caldwell, Paris, TN 38242.  The City of Paris is an equal opportunity employer.  A negative drug screen is required.

Successful applicant should be familiar with organized sporting activities.  Must be available for evenings, nights, and weekends.

If accessibility assistance is needed contact ADA Coordinator Jennifer Morris @ 731-641-1410.



Part-Time Position Opening For Animal Shelter Attendant

The City of Paris has an opening for a part-time animal shelter attendant.  Primary responsibilities for this position will be care of animals and assistance with adoptions.  A full job description and application can be picked up from the business office at City Hall, 100 N. Caldwell Avenue or you may download an application from the website Employment Application.  Applications will be accepted until 4:30 pm on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

If accessibility assistance is needed contact ADA Coordinator Jennifer Morris @ 731-641-1410.  Qualifications may be found below:




Nature of Work

This is responsible work in operating and maintaining the Animal Shelter.

Work involves responsibility for the operation of the Animal Shelter and caring for impounded animals.  An employee of this class is exposed to an element of personal danger and has considerable contact with the general public.

Work is performed independently within established laws and regulations with supervision and assistance available in handling more difficult and/or unusual situations.

Illustrative Examples of Work

Performs tasks related to the operation of the Animal Shelter; cleans and maintains building and grounds.

Feeds and cares for impounded animals; explains shelter policies and regulations to the general public.

Collects fees and issues receipts for animals brought to the shelter, and claimed or adopted from the shelter; prepares and maintains necessary records and reports.

This is a job that requires working weekends and holidays.

Desirable Knowledges, Abilities and Skills

Knowledge of the laws, ordinances, rules and regulations pertaining to animal control and sheltering.

Knowledge of the care and characteristics of domestic animals.

Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with the public.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records and reports.

Skill in handling of animals and the operation of animal control equipment.


Desirable Training and Experience

Education sufficient to develop above average reading, writing, and mathematical skills.  Some experience in working with animals is preferable.