The City of Covington is currently accepting applications for a Human Resource/Purchasing Director.  This position performs a variety of complex administrative, technical, and professional work in directing and supervising the personnel systems of the city including classification, compensation, recruitment, selection, benefits, and training.  Also includes overall management of the Civic Center, serves as Title VI Coordinator, manages, and administers Purchasing Policies as set forth in City Ordinance and State laws.  Desired minimum qualifications include graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in human resource, public administration, business management or a closely related field.  Five (5) years’ experience in a human resource capacity; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the capability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.  Salary range for this position is $63,710 - $70,500 DOQ with a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement through the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, paid time off, and paid sick leave options.  Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, at least five (5) job related references and a City of Covington job application by 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 14, 2021.  The job application and additional information may be found at the City of Covington’s website:  All materials should be emailed to:  Any questions, please call 901-475-7170 or email HR Director, Tiny Rose at  Interview times and locations will be set after the application process closes on May 14, 2021.  EOE