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Human Resources

Franklin is a City that champions its employees!

The Human Resources Department is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse and competent workforce that enables the City of Franklin to operate efficiently. We are striving to make the City of Franklin an employer of choice, with a workforce of employees dedicated to excellence, integrity, teamwork and improved customer service.

There are fourteen departments and divisions with various levels of employment in each. The Departments include: Administration, Human Resources, Finance, Law, Engineering, Information Technology, Parks, Planning and Sustainability, Police, Fire, Solid Waste, Streets, Building and Neighborhood Services, and Water Management. The Human Resources Department and Department Directors always work to ensure that the best employment candidates are chosen. Applications are accepted only during the time of a posted vacancy.

The City of Franklin currently has over 650 employees, including over 250 sworn officers and firefighters.

The City of Franklin recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, marital status, veteran's status, or disability. The City of Franklin currently has over 650 employees filling many different positions. The City of Franklin adheres to Title VI as well as Title VII. 

The City of Franklin prides itself in promoting diversity. We strive to create an understanding and acceptance of our diverse culture through education, awareness, service and leadership within our employees, agents and citizens. The City of Franklin provides Civil Treatment® training for all employees which promotes a work environment where all are treated fairly. 

Hiring policies for all positions are as follows:

  • Applications are accepted only during the time of a posted vacancy.
  • Vacancies are advertised in the local newspapers, various Internet web sites, our web site, and CableChannel 10. Additionally, vacancies requiring special skills are advertised in other selected print media.

Contact Human Resources at (615) 791-3216 for more information regarding our hiring process.

EEO Policy Statement
It is the policy of the City of Franklin to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, veteran's status, disability or sexual orientation.

Equal employment opportunity principles govern all aspects of the City's personnel policies, program practices, and operations. All phases of employment, including recruitment, hiring, evaluation, promotion, transfer, assignment, training, benefits, and separation, shall be conducted in compliance with equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.

The City of Franklin is committed to providing reasonable access and accommodations for people with disabilities upon request. Access is provided for people with disabilities. Please call the Risk Management Department at (615)791-3277 for specific requests.

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