Purpose of the Human Resources Department

The Human Resources Department is responsible for the development, interpretation and coordination of policies and procedures for Human Resources and administrative functions of Cumberland County local government and its agencies.  This includes but is not limited to: administrative tasks, training and development, employee benefits; staffing employment, discipline, compliance, legal issues and other related functions and activities.

The Human Resources Director ensures the maintenance and legal management of all county employment records and other records as necessary. This department is responsible for providing professional advice to management on the County policies and procedures, state and Federal Law and regulations, and any other areas that relate to Human Resources activities including but not limited to: EEO, ADA, Family Medical Leave, and HIPPA. Ensures that all local, state and federal laws, regulations and guidelines are complied with and keeps abreast of developments in the Human Resources field and employment law.


How to apply for a position with Cumberland County

Open jobs are posted to Indeed.com 

Applications can be printed here:  Employment Application

You may also obtain an application from the HR department or the County Mayor’s office–located at 2 N. Main Street, Ste 203, Crossville, TN 38555.  


Anti-Discrimination/Unlawful Harassment Policy Statement

It is the policy of Cumberland County to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, status as Vietnam-era veteran or special disabled veteran, or status in any other group protected by law.  This policy extends to all terms and conditions of employment including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  It is the policy of Cumberland County to make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship. 

Any individual(s) who believes they have been discriminated based on disability in the provision of services, activities, programs or benefits by Cumberland County Tennessee should submit a written complaint to:

Brooke T Shaffer

HR Director/ ADA Coordinator/ Title VII Coordinator

for Cumberland County





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