Job Opportunities

Police Chief
Sparta, TN

The City of Sparta, Tennessee is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Chief for the City of Sparta. The successful candidate will oversee a total of fourteen investigators and uniform officers. Directly supervises one secretary. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. The Police Chief is appointed by and works under the general supervision of the City Administrator.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in law enforcement, criminal science, or related field and eight to ten years of law enforcement experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.  

Open until filled. A completed application may be accompanied with a resume. A job description and additional application information is available by contacting the City of Sparta, P.O. Box 30, Sparta, TN 38583; by phone- 931.836.3248; or by email- l.jeffries@spartatn.gov.

 

Public Safety Dispatcher
Brentwood, TN

The City of Brentwood is seeking highly motivated persons for a career in Public Safety Communications in a positive, professional environment.

Minimum Qualifications for Public Safety Dispatcher

As the first line of response for citizens in distress, Public Safety Dispatchers serve as the critical lifeline between the public and law enforcement, fire and medical responders.  An applicant must have a high school diploma (or GED) and be able to complete a prescribed course of instruction by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, which requires passing of a stringent background investigation.  Applicants must also be 18 years of age before the hire date and must be a citizen of the United States.

The current starting salary for a Public Safety Dispatcher is $36,233.60 per year with an additional 5% increase after a six-month probationary period.  Those candidates with public safety dispatcher experience may also be eligible for additional starting pay rate based on their qualifications.

The City of Brentwood Police Department’s employees participate in the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System in addition to providing a Matching Deferred Compensation Plan.  Further benefits include:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance for Employees
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Shift Differential pay up to $2,100
  • Annual Uniform allowance
  • Longevity Bonus after 5 years of service
  • College Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Free Gym Membership

Selection Process:

  • Applicants must pass a pre-employment skill assessment.
  • Applicants who pass the pre-employment skill assessment will participate in an oral interview process.
  • Applicants must pass a polygraph test.
  • Applicants must pass a psychological and medical examination.
  • Applicants must be willing to wear a uniform.
  • Applicants must have the ability to perform basic computer maintenance tasks.
  • Knowledge of various software programs and basic computer operations is required.

For additional information, visit our website at www.brentwoodtn.gov or contact:

Kathleen Watkins
Emergency Communications Supervisor
(615)577-6002
Kathleen.watkins@brentwoodtn.gov

 

Airport Communications Technician
Nashville, TN (Metro Nashville AIrport Authority)

The Airport Communications Center (ACC) Technician is responsible for performing airport surveillance, monitoring access, receiving calls, and conducting day to day administrative tasks in the Nashville International Airport's 24‐hour Airport Communications Center.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
 Monitors all radio traffic
 Uses electronic equipment including the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and Metro Automated Records Management System (ARMS) to determine vehicle registration, criminal history, warrants, stolen property, gun files, and emergency notifications.
 Dispatches personnel to investigate complaints, security infractions, and reported emergency and medical situations.
 Obtains complete, accurate, and appropriate information from calling party regarding emergency and non‐emergency situations, and uses this information to write call summaries.

Minimum Qualifications:
 Some college required.
 A minimum of one (1) year of public safety call taking, law enforcement, dispatching or related experience.

Accepting applications through: Monday, May 6, 2019

Salary Range: $36,843‐$50,127

How to apply:
Apply by visiting: flynashville.com/careers
A kiosk is available in the Human Resources Department located on the fourth floor of the terminal.
Human Resources, One Terminal Drive, Suite 501, Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 275‐1622 Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m

 

Knox County Emergency Communications District Executive Director
Knoxville, TN

This is a management and administrative position responsible/accountable for the complete administration of a large, highly technical, centralized dispatch/telecommunications emergency organization. This position requires executive level responsibility for a public safety administration that develops and directs all aspects of the Knox County Emergency Communications District.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
•Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in, or related to, public safetyand a minimum of 7 years of professional work experience and training inside a PSAP(Public Safety Answering Point) call center supporting police, fire, and medical services;
•OR
•Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in, or related to, public safety anda minimum of 5 years of professional work experience and training inside a PSAP (PublicSafety Answering Point) call center supporting police, fire, and medical services;
•AND
•a minimum of 3 years of experience in a management or command position within asingle agency or system; and
•a minimum of 1 year of experience in a supervisory capacity.

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To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and completed Training & Experience Questionnaire to:
mbfoster@knoxvilletn.gov
Or
Melissa Foster, Civil Service Office
City County Building, Suite 569
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

Applications should be submitted no later than Thursday, May 16, 2019.

 

Outside Sales Representative
Courtware Solutions (Tennessee)

Compensation:
Generous base salary plus commission and expenses. Health Insurance and 401K available. Realistic six figure income potential.

Who are we:
Industry leading provider of court and law enforcement software. 

Our position:
In order to meet our market expansion goals, we are looking to add top performing sales talent to our rapidly growing business!

Who we are looking for:
Motivated and driven to produce, excellent people skills and a strong work ethic are a must. Must be willing to travel (state of Tennessee). Must have a law enforcement background or history of selling to the law enforcement community. 

Send Resume to:
randy.east@courtware.com

 

Police Lieutenant
Christian Brothers University

Salary: Up to $40,300.00

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and manages the operations of several functions and specific operations within the department as assigned by the Director.
  • In the absence of the Director and/or the Assistant Director, this position will work with other equal Command Staff members to properly and adequately manage departmental operations.
  • Identify problems and implement solutions, consider alternatives, and when appropriate consult with the director.
  • Oversee the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, and problem resolution; evaluates the performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
  • Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short and long range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
  • Assists subordinates in performance of duties; reviews cases with subordinates as appropriate, and provides guidance and direction.
  • Attends meetings, conferences, and participates on committees, as assigned.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned by the Director and/or the Assistant Director.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Perform duties of a Campus Police Officer.
  • Write comprehensive reports.
  • Work under pressures of stressful situations and deadlines.
  • Perform a broad range of supervisory responsibilities.
  • Work cooperatively, courteously, but firmly with all segments of public.
  • Evaluate a situation, make effective decisions under pressure, and take appropriate action.
  • Produce written documents.
  • Maintain integrity.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records.
  • Develop and/or modify rules, regulations and guidelines applicable to the Department of Campus Safety. Minimum Requirements:
  • Attainment of a commission as a Special Police Officer by the Memphis Police Department.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned by the Director and/or the Assistant Director.

Requirements:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent.is required. Some college coursework is preferred.
  • One (1) or more years of Supervisory Police or Campus Police experience at the rank of Sergeant or above is required.
  • A Minimum of 7 years of experience as a law enforcement officer.
  • Attainment of a commission as a Special Police Officer by the Memphis Police Department.
  • Compliance with all Tennessee P.O.S.T. requirements.
  • 21 years of age (note: there is no maximum age limit).
  • Honorable discharge from military service, if applicable.
  • A valid driver's license with a good driving record.

No violent misdemeanor or felony convictions. (This also applies to charges/violations of any federal/state laws relating to force, theft, dishonesty, gambling, or controlled substances)

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