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job opportunitiesNU has approximately 98 employees, which are our most important resource. Without them, it would be impossible to produce and deliver our services to customers. There are various job opportunities throughout the utility industry for a wide range of skills and experiences. Educational levels for positions vary from High School Diploma (or its equivalency) to higher level degrees.
Newport Utilities offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Employment opportunities for Newport Utilities are generally advertised via newspapers, various utility periodicals, and at this website. Applications are accepted only when job openings exist.  Newport Utilities is an Equal Opportunity employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Current Listings: 2


Senior Systems Operator

Newport Utilities has an immediate opening for a Senior Systems Operator. Complete job description available here. EEO/M/F Please contact the following recruiters for more information:

Patriot Talent Solutions
(865)444-7125
2110 Keller Bend Rd
Knoxville, TN 37922


Manager Finance & Accounting

Newport Utilities is actively seeking a Manager of Finance & Accounting. The role of this position is to maintain responsibility for all financial information to external (i.e., banks and TVA) and internal (i.e., Board of Directors and General Managers) bodies. This is inclusive of budgeting, financial planning, investments, reports, rate design, audits, and tax preparation for the Electric, Broadband, Water, and Wastewater departments. This individual also supervises Accounting and Bookkeeping services. Must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance, plus a minimum of ten years of experience of increased responsibility in Finance & Accounting Administration. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License preferred. Principles and practices of the utility industry preferred. Financial management information systems required, preferably in the utility industry. Must possess and maintain a valid TN driver’s license. Excellent benefit package and salary commensurate with qualifications. Open links for complete job description and application or visit our office at 170 Cope Blvd., Newport, TN. Excellent benefit package and salary commensurate with qualifications. Please submit online resume and application to HR, Connie Frisbee. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE; EEO/M/F