Personnel

Welcome to the City of Columbia Human Resources Department. 

Our mission is to recruit, engage, and develop the City's workforce to meet the expectations and service needs of the citizens of the City of Columbia.

On this site you will find information on how to apply for employment with the City, employee classifications, compensation, training opportunities for City employees, forms you may need for various human resources transactions, and more. If you don't find what you need, please contact us.

Responsibilities

The Human Resources (HR) Department is aligned with the City Council and City Manager to achieve strategic human capital objectives.  HR provides consultation to the City's leadership and line management and supports opportunities to help employees succeed in their careers.  HR provides proactive, innovative, and quality customer service and consultation in the areas of Total Compensation, Organization Development, Employee Relations, Staffing, City Policies and Procedures and Safety and Risk Management (Property & General Liability, Worker's Compensation & Employee Safety).  We continually seek new ways to improve our services and satisfy the needs of our employees, citizens, and prospective employees.   

The City of Columbia is committed to open and honest government and strives to consistently meet the community’s expectations by providing excellent service, in a positive and timely manner, and in the full view of the public.  

Location

700 North Garden Street
2nd Floor
Columbia TN 38401
931-560-1570


Office Hours:  
Monday - Friday
7:30am to 4pm
Closed weekends and holidays

Directory

Bill Hendry, Connie Etzkin, and Melissa Jones

Connie Etzkin
Human Resources Director
cetzkin@columbiatn.com

Sharon Howell
Human Resources Technician
sharon@columbiatn.com

Juleen Payne
Human Resources Technician
jpayne@columbiatn.com