Category: Town News

Job Posting – Freelance Government Grant Writer
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Job Posting – Freelance Government Grant Writer

The Town of Oakland is seeking a freelance government grant writer who has a Bachelor’s degree and two – four years’ related experience. Responsibilities include researching potential grants, drafting grant proposals & reports, managing deadline & submission calendars and track grants. All interested parties are asked to submit a written proposal including percentage rate charged for services...

Job Posting – Firefighter
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Job Posting – Firefighter

The Town of Oakland, TN  is seeking a highly motivated individual for a full-time position at the Fire Department. Qualifications:• Applicants shall have excellent verbal, written, and listening skills.• High School Diploma or equivalent required.• Must possess a valid driver’s license in the State of Tennessee with “F” Endorsement.• Must possess State of Tennessee Firefighter 64-hour...

Oakland’s Turning 100!!!
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Oakland’s Turning 100!!!

We are asking for your help to commemorate this special birthday of our Town! We will be putting together a cookbook of recipes collected from our residents. We are asking you to email us your recipes, (1) Main Dish and (1) Dessert along with a short story of the origin/history of the recipe. These can...

American Red Cross – Disaster Team Training
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American Red Cross – Disaster Team Training

Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pmWhere: Oakland Fire Department Training Room170 Doss Circle, Oakland, TN 38060Register: Contact Abigail Okuiabigail.okui@redcross.org or 901-672-6371Flyer (pdf) Volunteers Needed Join the American Red Cross Disaster Action Team (DAT) Every day people are forced from their home due to fire, storms or other disasters. Last year alone, Mid-South DAT volunteers...

Job Posting – Firefighter
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Job Posting – Firefighter

The Town of Oakland is accepting resumes for the position of Firefighter.  This position provides firefighting and emergency medical services for the protection of life and property in the Town of Oakland.   Minimum Qualifications: 1.    Must hold a license as an EMT or Paramedic in the State of Tennessee2.    Must have completed 64-hour firefighting...

Job Posting – Director of Parks & Recreation
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Job Posting – Director of Parks & Recreation

The Town of Oakland is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Parks and Recreation.  We are looking for a proven, dynamic individual that will provide professional leadership that will positively affect both the department and community.  The director should be a self-starter, progressive energetic and a visionary in displaying parks and recreation...

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Trash Service for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Attention: Monday, January 15, 2018 is a Town Holiday. Since this holiday falls on a Monday, the trash service for the Town of Oakland will be delayed one day. If your trash is normally picked up on Monday, it will be picked up on Tuesday during the holiday. Example, if your trash is normally picked up on Friday, it...

Holiday Trash Service – Christmas & New Year’s
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Holiday Trash Service – Christmas & New Year’s

Attention: Christmas and New Years — Since these holidays fall on Monday, the trash service for the Town of Oakland will be delayed one day. If your trash is normally picked up on Monday, it will be picked up on Tuesday during these holiday weeks.  It will be like that for all days, for example, if...