Recruitment & Selection
Mission:  To post/advertise and certify qualified applicants for vacancies, while providing an appropriate level of consistency throughout City government in compliance with all federal and state requirements, and to maintain centralized records and to develop and administer valid and unbiased testing processes for Fire, Police and other operational Divisions; and to nationally recruit quality candidates for employment with the City of Memphis.

Deneen Lester, MS PHR—Manager

Career Opportunities:
  • How to View Job Postings
  • How to Apply
  • On-line Application Instructions
  • Download Instructions
  • Watch Instructional Video
  • Interactive Training Video

Hiring Background:
  • FCRA
  • Background Guidelines
  • Ban the Box Ordinance

Competency-Based Interviews:
  • Information
  • Job Competencies
  • Interviewing Tips

Exit Interviews:
  • Schedule An Exit Interview

New Hire Process: 
  • New Employees Only (password protected)

Contingent Employee Hiring Process:

Hiring the Right Talent:

Testing Assessment:
  • Police Entry & Promotional Testing
  • Fire Entry & Promotional Testing
  • Durational Clerical Register Testing
  • Other Testing
HR Recruitment and Selection:

Main Location - City Hall
125 N. Main Street
Memphis, TN, 38103
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Satellite Locations:

Central Library
3030 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38111
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Riverdale Location
4225 Riverdale Road
Memphis, TN 38141
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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