Policy Statements

It is the policy of the City of Jackson to be an equal opportunity employer and to hire individuals on the basis of their qualifications for the position for which they have applied. Every effort is made to hire new employees for positions that make the best use of their abilities and in which they will be able to achieve personal satisfaction.

In no event shall the hiring of an employee be considered as creating a contractual agreement between the employee and the City of Jackson. Employment shall be at the will of the City, and either party may terminate the relationship at any time and for any reason, not otherwise prohibited.

LEP (Limited English Proficiency) Procedures

It is the policy of the City of Jackson to provide services and/or to encourage participation in all programs or services offered for the benefit and welfare of the citizens of Jackson. It is the goal of the City of Jackson to reduce any language barriers, to the extent possible, and to provide equal access for LEP individuals to city services, activities and programs.

To this end, the City of Jackson has taken steps for inclusion in all areas of city government, including but not limited to employment, programs and services, for all individuals where the primary language is not English, and who have a limited ability to understand, speak, read and write English. To ensure equal access,the City of Jackson has established procedures for Limited English Proficient individuals.

Any person who feels that he/she has been discriminated against should contact:

Lynn B. Henning
Personnel Director/Title VI Coordinator
127 East Main Street, Suite 303
Jackson, TN 38301
lhenning@cityofjackson.net
731.425.8252

ADA Grievance Policy

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