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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 
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. 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


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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