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Police Officer
Brentwood, TN

Public Safety Dispatcher
Brentwood, TN

Police Officer
Franklin, TN

Police Officer
Johnson City, TN (ETSU)

Police Chief
Johnson City, TN

Police Officer
Nolensville, TN

 

Police Officer
Brentwood, TN

The City of Brentwood is seeking highly motivated persons for a career in law enforcement in a positive, professional environment.

Current Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification holders, women and other minorities are encouraged to apply.  Out of State Lateral Transfers and Non-certified applicants must be able to obtain Tennessee certification in a reasonable time.  The City of Brentwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Starting annual salary is $38,230.40 per year ($18.38/hr.) with incentives for higher education or emergency medical training. Certified Police Officers may also be eligible for up to 10% above the starting pay rate based on their level of experience.  Benefits include:

  • Free Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance for employee.
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays.
  • Annual Vehicle Stipend of $2400 after probationary period.
  • Shift Differential pay up to $2100.
  • Annual Uniform allowance.
  • Longevity Bonus after 5 years of service.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program.
  • TCRS Enhanced Retirement.
  • G.I. Bill approved training provider.

Applicants must have 60 semester hours of college credit from a regionally accredited college or university, or 30 semester hours and 2 years of experience as a certified Police Officer or Military Police Officer. Applicants must be 21 years of age before hire date and be a citizen of the United States.

Applicants must be able to obtain a valid Tennessee driver's license. Applicants must pass a thorough background investigation.  Selection process includes:

  • Applicants must pass a physical fitness test.
  • Applicants must pass a written test.
  • Applicants who pass the written test will participate in an oral interview process.
  • Applicants must pass a polygraph test.
  • Applicants must pass a psychological and medical examination.
  • Applicants must not have any tattoos visible in a traditional short sleeve uniform.

Online application and job description are available at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/brentwoodtn

Completed applications must be submitted online no later than 4:30 pm on February 9, 2018.  For additional information please contact (615)577-6041:

Captain Alan Hardcastle
Brentwood Police Department
5211 Maryland Way
Brentwood, Tn. 37027
alan.hardcastle@brentwoodtn.gov

 

Public Safety Dispatcher
Brentwood, TN

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 $34,840 per year ($16.75 per hour) with an additional 5% increase after a six-month probationary period. Those candidates with public safety dispatcher experience may also be eligible for up to 10% above the starting pay rate based on their qualifications.
The City of Brentwood Police Department’s employees participate in the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (T.C.R.S.) as well as 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 per year
•    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.

Online application and job description are available at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/brentwoodtn.

Completed applications must be submitted online no later than 4:30 pm on February 2, 2018.  For additional information please contact (615)577-6002:

Kathleen Watkins
Emergency Communications Supervisor
Brentwood Police Department
5211 Maryland Way
Brentwood, Tn. 37027
kathleen.watkins@brentwoodtn.gov

 

Police Officer
Franklin, TN

The Franklin Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer. Under limited supervision, patrols assigned zone while exercising responsibility for the enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare. Controls traffic, prevents crime or disturbances of the peace, and arrests violators. While working under often stressful, high-risk conditions, applies good independent judgment when dealing with dangerous or unusual situations and implements safe practices and procedures.

$19.25/hour for non-P.O.S.T. – Certified applicants
$21.77/hour for P.O.S.T. – Certified Officers

Education and Experience:
The required knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform job duties are normally acquired through attainment of an Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Certifications/Licenses:

Eligible to become P.O.S.T. certified
At least twenty-one years of age
Licensed and qualified to operate a firearm
Valid Tennessee driver’s license

Click here to apply.

 

Police Officer
Johnson City, TN

The East Tennessee State University Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer.

Job Summary    
Work performed in investigation of crimes and accidents, protecting property, facilities and citizens by law enforcement.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities    
Investigate criminal matters, ability to utilize state fire codes.

Required Qualifications    
High school diploma.

Applicant must have completed a law enforcement academy approved by the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission. Must show proof of graduation from an approved Police Academy. If diploma is from an out-of-state academy, transcripts of academy curriculum must be submitted. Must be certifiable under the Minimum Standards for Police Officers (TCA 38-8-106), have or obtain a valid Tennessee driver’s license prior to employment, be able to pass a physical exam and psychological evaluation, pass a physical agility test, a rigid background investigation, hold a high school diploma or equivalency, must be at least (18) eighteen years of age, be a citizen of the United States, not have been convicted of or pleaded guilty of or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances, not have been released or discharged under any other than honorable discharge from any of the armed forces of the United States, have the person’s fingerprints on file with Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Preferred Qualifications    
Salary    34,690.00

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Police Chief
Johnson City, TN

The City of Johnson City, Tennessee is seeking a committed public safety professional to lead and manage a modern, full service agency dedicated to policing our City with a highly engaged and community-involved approach.  Under the general direction and supervision of the City Manager, the chief plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and evaluates all activities of the Johnson City Police Department. The Police Chief will be privileged to lead a dedicated staff of 149 sworn officers and 32 civilian employees. The chief will manage the non-union police department’s $13.5 million budget and oversee the entire operations.  The department is nationally accredited and is organized into three divisions: Administration, Criminal Investigations, and Operations. Areas of responsibility include: patrol, criminal investigations, canine, drug task force, EOD, minimum security jail, special operations, community policing, school resource, and SWAT.

The candidate must possess the following critical success factors:
• strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
• experience presenting to elected officials and public speaking
• ability to motivate and inspire staff to build on past successes
• demonstrated ability to develop and achieve long-range planning and budget goals
• comprehensive and broad knowledge of the principles and practices of modern police administration

Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or equivalent) from an accredited university or college. A minimum of seven (7) to ten (10) years of command level officer experience in a similar-sized department at the Captain level or above.  

Johnson City, with a population of approximately 65,000, offers an affordable cost of living, no state income tax and outstanding schools, parks, sports and fitness facilities. Johnson City is the home of East Tennessee State University which has a current enrollment of approximately 14,600 students. The City operates under the Commission-Manager form of government with a City Manager appointed by a five-member City Commission.

Applications will be received on-line at www.johnsoncitytn.org until the position is filled. Salary range begins at $72,069 and tops at $116,810.                                         

For more information and to complete an application, click here.

 

Police Officer
Nolensville, TN

The Town of Nolensville is currently seeking to hire multiple police officers with preference given to applicants that are Tennessee P.O.S.T. certified at the time of appointment.

The Town of Nolensville is situated in the lush green hills of Williamson County along scenic Mill Creek. It's a great place to raise a family and connect to a community where rural meets suburban, rustic meets quaint and old meets new. We experience small town life in close proximity to the cultural and entertainment opportunities of Metropolitan Nashville. The Town has a radius of 19.5 square miles and a population of about 9,000.

The position of Police Officer is responsible for the protection of the lives, property, safety, and security of the citizens and visitors to the Town of Nolensville. The position of Police Officer shall enforce the laws of the State of Tennessee, the United States, and ordinances of the Town of Nolensville.

Knowledge and Skills:
The candidate must have the ability to be an organized person who can meet time schedules and deadlines. The candidate must be able to communicate both orally and in written form effectively. The candidate must be able to follow directions from supervisors and carry out assigned tasks. The candidate must be able to maintain a very high level of personal integrity, have good judgment, and be able to make sound decisions independently, with minimal supervision .

Minimum Qualifications
•    At least 21 years of age
•    Citizen of the United States
•    High School Graduate or possess an equivalency (G.E.D.);
•    Possess good moral character.
•    Distant Visual Acuity in each eye must be no worse than 20/100 (Snellen) uncorrected, corrected 20/20 in the better eye and 20/30 in the other eye. Binocular vision must be at 20 feet. Must have normal depth perception. Must have normal color vision.
•    Valid "Class D" Driver's License.
•    Have not been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violations of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substance.
•    Satisfactory driving record; candidate’s driving record will be considered part of the background investigation for this position.
•    Honorable discharge from Military Service (if applicable).
•    The medical requirements for enlistment or appointment to either the Army or Navy are the basis for physical suitability at the time of appointment.
•    Meet standards set by the Tennessee Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission and adopted by the Tennessee General Assembly on June 24, 1983, T.C.A. 38-8-106.        

Compensation and Benefits include:
•    Health Insurance
•    Dental Insurance
•    Vision Insurance
•    Life Insurance
•    Retirement
•    Paid time off including vacation, sick and holiday

Complete salary range is $17.77 - $24.26 per hour.

All candidates MUST submit a completed application to the Town of Nolensville in order to be considered.

For more information and to complete an application, please visit the Town of Nolensville’s website at:
http://www.nolensvilletn.gov/police-officer-opening
 

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