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Why Work for Memphis?

Why Work for Memphis?

When you work for Memphis, you don’t just earn a paycheck; you get the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others as well as your own. Whether they are saving lives, improving roadways, maintaining parks, or protecting residents, City employees inspire growth across our great city every day.

We know that providing excellent services to Memphians starts with providing excellent services to City of Memphis employees, so we designed a culture to do just that. The variety of programs, opportunities and perks listed here are only a few of the many reasons why it pays to work for Memphis:


Professional Development

The Office of Talent Management provides professional development to help you grow professionally in your career. Whether you want to improve your performance in leadership, interpersonal skills, communications or customer service, we will provide the courses and support you need to achieve your goals. Get more details here.


Total Rewards

We strive to be a 21st-century model employer, and our employee Total Rewards package reflects that. Our City of Memphis Total Rewards cover everything from healthcare and benefits to wellness incentives, employee perks and more. Check out our top 10 Total Rewards here.


Community Service

Coming to work every day isn't the only way we give back to our community. Throughout the year, our employees step up to the plate and support several Mid-South organizations that provide much-needed assistance in our communities. Learn more about who and how we serve here.


Diversity and Inclusion

Through a commitment to our inclusive culture, we recognize and celebrate our employees' uniqueness when it comes to racial identity, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and more. These differences are what make us not just a workforce, but a community. Click here for more.


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The Opportunity to Make a Difference

Our employees are passionate about the work they do because it directly affects the lives of their fellow Memphians. You too can make a difference in your community by gaining a career with the City of Memphis.

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Phone: (901) 636-6509


Email: talent.management@memphistn.gov


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