Work for Athens

Employment with the City of Athens provides an incredible opportunity to experience a fulfilling career delivering 21st century services to the citizens of Athens. With a mix of new and tenured employees, our workforce strives to meet the daily challenges of a dynamic and evolving municipal landscape in a professional and customer-oriented manner.


If you’re interested in serving a growing and dynamic community, we encourage you to apply for one of our open positions below:

Non-Civil Service Positions






The City of Athens Police and Fire Departments follow Municipal Civil Service, Chapter 143 of the Texas Local Government Code.  These positions require a written and physical exam.  Eligibility lists are created to hire for these positions.





More Information

For more information, contact:

City of Athens Human Resources

508 E. Tyler Street
Athens, TX  75751


The City of Athens is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workplace.