Welcome to the City of Newport, Tennessee
 
 
 
CITY OF NEWPORT FIRE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD 
IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A POLICE OFFICER
 
Applicants must be: 21 years of age, provide copies of high school diploma or equivalent, a valid TN Driver’s License, a copy of discharge if military veteran.  If P.O.S.T. Certified provide copy of certification and provide a copy of birth certificate. Incomplete application packets will be disqualified from consideration. POST certification is a plus. Application packets may be picked up at Newport Police Dept at 330 E. Main Street or by CLICKING HERE . Completed packets must be turned in at the Newport Police Department at 330 E. Main Street 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
PUBLIC NOTICE
The City of Newport is now accepting bids on the following: Two 2024 Honda TRX420FM1R 4wheelers. All interested parties are encouraged to pick up bid forms at Newport City Hall during normal business hours or by Clicking Here. Bids will be accepted until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4th, 2024. Bids should be clearly marked as such and returned to the attention of Finance Director Tina Matthews. The City of Newport reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
City Planner/Community Development Director


The full-time planner will perform administrative and technical planning work using independent judgement and discretion. Duties include: administering municipal zoning, design guidelines, research, and analysis in processing land development applications from submittal to site occupancy; code enforcement; assisting city officials and committees; long-range planning; and coordinating with other local, county and state agencies. Considerable knowledge of planning theory, principles, and practices, such as zoning, land use, comprehensive planning, economic and community development, architectural design principles, and site planning necessary. Knowledge of grant writing and grant administration preferred. Bachelor’s degree preferred in urban or regional planning or related field. Previous experience in public management and planning preferred. Applications and resumes must be returned to City of Newport City Hall, 300 E Main St, Newport, TN 37821 no later than noon on April 29, 2024. Successful applicants required to pass background check, physical and drug screen.
 
Applications and a copy of job description available at Newport City Hall or by CLICKING HERE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CITY OF NEWPORT FIRE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD
WILL BE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A FIRE FIGHTER BEGINNING March 20, 2024
 
Applicants must be: 18 years of age, provide copies of high school diploma or equivalent, and a valid TN Driver’s License. Incomplete application packets will be disqualified from consideration. Applications, job descriptions and other requirements may be picked up at the Newport City Hall, 300 East Main Street, Newport, TN 37821 or by CLICKING HERE. The deadline to turn in applications is Friday, May 17, 2024 at 4 pm the Newport City Hall. Fire Fighter testing will be administered on May 21, 2024 at 6 pm at the Cocke Co. Professional Development Center, 601 W Broadway St., Newport, TN 37821.
 
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

The City of Newport Board of Mayor & Alderman

Bottom Row: Alderwoman Louanna Ottinger, Mayor Roland Dykes, III and Vice Mayor Connie Ball.
Top Row: City Administrator James Finchum, Alderman Mike Hansel, Alderman Steve Smith,  Alderman Randy Ragan and City Attorney Terry Hurst .  
 
 
 
 
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