Welcome to the City of Columbia Personnel 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 a City job, 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.


The Personnel Department provides assistance with employment and recruitment, compensation, benefits, employee relations, City policies and procedures, safety and workers compensation. In addition the Personnel Department administers the City's civil service system, ensures equal employment opportunities for employees and applicants, and trains, develops and manages the City workforce.

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


700 North Garden Street
2nd Floor
Columbia TN 38401


Bill Hendry, Connie Etzkin, and Melissa Jones

Connie Etzkin
Human Resources Director

Sharon Howell
Human Resources Technician

Juleen Payne
Human Resources Technician