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Personnel Department

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday : 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Personnel Department coordinates personnel management for all City departments. Services include:

  •  Recruitment, selection and retention of competent employees
  •  Maintenance of the classification plan
  •  Coordination of the merit system, employee performance evaluation and compensation plan
  •  Coordination of training and development
  •  Management of employee benefits
  •  Staff and clerical support for the Personnel Advisory Board.
The Personnel Department is also responsible for administering the City’s Risk Management Program, Employee Safety Program and all insurance coverage. This department is responsible for managing the risks of the City in order to minimize the loss of physical, financial and human resources; including management of exposure and accidents, acts of nature, liability, theft and vandalism, and safety and employee health.

The Personnel Advisory Board assists in representing the public interest in the improvement of personnel administration in the City service. The Board, upon request of the City Council or the City Manager or upon its’ own initiative, will have the responsibility of providing advice and counsel on all aspects of public personnel administration including, but not limited to: training, position classification, employee salaries, all aspects of the merit system, overall personnel plan, and related rules and revisions. The Board shall also investigate complaints made in accordance with the established grievance procedure.



Interim Personnel Director

Elizabeth smith

HR Benefits Administrator

Jana K. McBee

HR Associate

Cynthia G. Gordon

HR/Risk Program Administrator

Jamie Miller

HR Payroll Specialist

Municipal Building
Phone:  865-425-3564 
200 S. Tulane Ave. (get directions)
Fax:      865-425-3421
Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Email:  personnel@oakridgetn.gov