Town of Collierville

The Town of Collierville is located in the southeast corner of Shelby County, approximately 30 miles east of Memphis. It is one of the fastest growing towns in the Memphis metro service area. The Town covers a total of 24.6 square miles and has a population of more than 47,000 residents. There are over 16,000 households within the Town of Collierville. The median family household income is $104,724, and more than 53% of those who are 25 years old and older have a bachelor’s degree. 

The Town of Collierville’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen serve as the Town government and oversee the administration of the Town. The Mayor is the executive head of the Town, and enforces its ordinances as well as the laws of the State of Tennessee.

The Board appoints the Town Administrator, the Town Clerk, the Finance Director and heads of Town departments to include: Development, Fire, General Services, Parks and Recreation, Police and Public Services.  The Town employs approximately 545 people within these departments, in positions that allow them to use their particular gifts, whether that is managing and developing employees who will excel; maintaining the beauty and functionality of the Town’s green spaces; curating the Town’s community art galleries; tracking and managing the Town’s financial resources or repairing the machines that make the Town hum.

Every town has a Main Street, and Collierville’s was named “America’s Best Main Street” in 2014 by Parade Magazine, a supplemental magazine that is included in over 700 U.S. newspapers each Sunday.  The street runs through Collierville’s Historic Town Square, which is the setting for popular annual events like The Fair on the Square, the Sunset on the Square Summer Concert Series and the lighting of the Square Christmas tree. The Morton Museum of Collierville History, located at the corner of Main and Poplar, preserves the past, while the rest of the Square is packed with shops and restaurants that offer the latest in what’s good to have and eat.

The new Collierville School District was formed in 2014 and serves over 8,000 students from various backgrounds. There are five elementary schools, two middle schools and a high school.  Town is currently building a new state-of-the-art high school which will accommodate 3,000 students, making it the largest public high school in Tennessee.  The University of Memphis opened a Collierville Center in 2015, providing a convenient option for Town residents pursuing further education.

Collierville is also home to many award winning parks and recreational facilities, and includes more than 20 regional, community and neighborhood parks. These parks contain 30 athletic fields, 10 tennis courts, 15 playgrounds and two spray parks. The Collierville Park System also has over 18 miles of beautiful greenbelt trails for families and people of all ages to enjoy.

8 job(s) at Town of Collierville

Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Oct 04, 2019
Full Time
The purpose of this classification is to provide data entry and technical support to the Geographic Information Systems Manager and other Town staff. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Compiles and converts spatial data from native formats to other formats utilizing appropriate field methods. Reviews contractor and developer supplied spatial data for conformance to specifications. Assists Town staff and the general public in obtaining appropriate prints of maps and plans. Assists the GIS Manager in preparing, producing, recording, maintaining and updating spatial data, Town base maps, address maps, standard and custom maps, and other information utilizing GIS technology and software. Develops, updates and maintains the Town’s internal and external web based maps and products, operating manuals, procedures, and other reference materials. Assists with digitizing new plats and drawings. Assists with the conversion of AutoCAD files and data from other sources Assists Town staff with preparation of graphic illustrations for presentations Types, prepares, and/or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, attendance reports, spreadsheets, or other documents Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, staff reports, agendas, subdivision plans/plats, computer operational guides, maps, policies, procedures, ordinances, manuals, catalogs, directories, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, proofreads, processes, forwards or retains, as appropriate. Maintains file system of various files/records for the Town; prepares files, organizes documentation, and files documents in designated order; retrieves/replaces files; shreds/destroys confidential or obsolete documents. Conducts research of Town files, database records, hardcopy materials, Internet sites, or other sources as needed
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Sep 23, 2019
Full Time
The purpose of this classification is to perform probationary, entry level firefighting and trainee level emergency medical assistance or pre-hospital emergency medical assistance work in combating, extinguishing and preventing fires, and in responding to medical emergencies designed to help the Town’s Fire Department respond effectively to fires, medical emergencies, natural disasters, and man-made emergency situations.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Sep 17, 2019
Full Time
The Morton Museum acts as the gateway to Collierville's Historic District. Begin at the Museum, take-in the exhibitions, historic objects, and breathtaking architecture. Then continue your visit by strolling down Main Street, where you'll be greeted by a Rockwellian Scene: a beautifully landscaped Town Square with gazebo, one-of-a-kind boutique shops and dining experiences, and a historic train depot. The purpose of this classification is to perform responsible professional and administrative work for the development, execution, and management of the policies, programs and initiatives of the Morton Museum of Collierville History. This position serves as the public face of the Morton Museum and assures that the Museum’s mission is carried out with the highest professional standards and in a manner that meets a wide range of audience needs and expectations.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Sep 16, 2019
Full Time
The purpose of this classification is to perform semi-skilled to skilled work as part of a public works/utilities crew performing maintenance and construction tasks public works/utilities projects
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Sep 16, 2019
Full Time
**This is a temporary position working on an as needed basis; variable hours PRIMARY FUNCTION: This position includes driving and operating trucks, tractors and other equipment. Driving and maneuvering the vehicle constitutes the majority of the work required to complete tasks for various maintenance, upkeep and/or construction projects. Equipment in this classification does not involve the operation of additional mechanisms other than those that are moderately simple and routine. This classification is reserved for those positions in which operation of included equipment is the primary function of the job.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jul 17, 2019
Full Time
This is semi-skilled and unskilled manual labor as part of a parks and grounds crew performing routine maintenance and construction tasks for various public facility projects.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Jun 12, 2019
Full Time
Why join the Town of Collierville Police Department? The Collierville Police Department has been proud of its many accomplishments in the prevention and reduction of crime, as well as its accomplishments to the community. The department is regularly evaluated by national accreditation organizations. Compliance with accreditation standards affirms that the Collierville Police Department is recognized as representing the very best in current law enforcement practices. Mission & Vision It is the mission of the Collierville Police Department to enhance the quality of life of our citizens by providing a foundation for community partnerships, enforcing the law fairly and impartially with integrity and professionalism to ensure peace without oppression, while maintaining compassion for the diversity of needs of our residents and visitors. It is the vision of the Collierville Police Department to maintain the confidence and trust of the community, to preserve and strengthen community bonds, and to continue exceptional professional service with integrity, honesty and compassion. What can you expect when hired? Newly employed Police Officers are sent to a Basic Police School for 12 weeks. Upon completion of the Basic Police School, new officers are assigned to a three or four month comprehensive field training program. This work/training environment develops job confidence and expertise under the direction of qualified Training Officers.
Town of Collierville 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
What will you do? The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned Perform various tasks involving grounds maintenance or roadside maintenance projects: mows grass; edges buildings, roadways, landscaped areas, driveways, and sidewalks Performs various tasks involving maintenance of parks, athletic fields, and recreational facilities: inspects, maintains, repairs, and blows leaves from trails, tennis courts, ball fields, playgrounds, and other park facilities; Set up athletic fields according to established guidelines for respective sporting events; measures, lays out, and applies lines and markings to athletic fields; inspects, maintains, replaces, and paints baseball bases, home plate, and pitching rubber Operate a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with department projects, which may include a service truck, tamper, lawn mower, riding mower, edger, weed eater, chipper/mulcher, leaf blower, sod cutter, spreader, tiller, trencher, dragging equipment, chalk liner, paint machine, chain saw, power saw, hand saw, concrete saw, air compressor, pick axe, sledgehammer, rake, post hole digger, shovel, hand tools, measuring instruments, or two-way radio