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It is the policy of the City of Jackson to be an equal opportunity employer and to hire individuals on the basis of their qualifications for the position for which they have applied. Every effort is made to hire new employees for positions that make the best use of their abilities and in which they will be able to achieve personal satisfaction.

In no event shall the hiring of an employee be considered as creating a contractual agreement between the employee and the City of Jackson. Employment shall be at the will of the City, and either party may terminate the relationship at any time and for any reason, not otherwise prohibited.

 

LEP (LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY) PROCEDURES

It is the policy of the City of Jackson to provide services and/or to encourage participation in all programs or services offered for the benefit and welfare of the citizens of Jackson. It is the goal of the City of Jackson to reduce any language barriers, to the extent possible, and to provide equal access for LEP individuals to city services, activities and programs.

To this end, the City of Jackson has taken steps for inclusion in all areas of city government, including but not limited to employment, programs and services, for all individuals where the primary language is not English, and who have a limited ability to understand, speak, read and write English. To ensure equal access,the City of Jackson has established procedures for Limited English Proficient individuals.

NON-DISCRIMINATION

The City of Jackson is committed to creating an environment that supports equal employment opportunities and providing services indiscriminately to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, perceived or actual sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, national origin or disability.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The City of Jackson is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against you in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline or any other aspect of employment.  Additionally, we are firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, creed, religion, disability or any other non-merit factor throughout the employment process, from selection through termination.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

The City is committed to an Affirmative Action Program which will insure fair employment practices in all City units, divisions and departments. Your Supervisor, Manager or Director is responsible for understanding, communicating and strictly enforcing this policy.

The City will strive, through its Affirmative Action Program, to improve employment opportunities for women and minorities (as defined by law) in those areas where such opportunities may exist. Special emphasis will be placed in areas from which these groups have traditionally been excluded or underutilized.

TITLE VI

The City of Jackson is an equal opportunity employer and provider of services. The City of Jackson is firmly committed to ensure compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 49CFR, Part 1; related statutes and regulations to the end that no person shall be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity on the basis of race, color, gender, age, disability or national origin.

Any person who feels that he/she has been discriminated against should contact:

Lynn B. Henning
Human Resources Director/Title VI Coordinator
127 East Main Street, Suite 303
Jackson, TN 38301
lhenning@cityofjackson.net
731.425.8252 

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