Job Opportunities

Westmoreland, TN (Posted April 21)

QUALIFICATIONS: Five+ years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience with at least three years in a management capacity is required. Associates Degree preferred and leadership training required. We are seeking a sworn law enforcement officer with TN POST certification, with considerable knowledge of best practices and trends management, law enforcement methods, and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to the professional development of employees, as well as the ability to implement technology solutions for modern day policing and embrace data-driven policing principles. A valid Tennessee driver’s license is required. The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.

To be considered, apply with a letter of interest, resume and City of Westmoreland Application for Employment. Applications and complete job description can be obtained at Westmoreland City Hall 1001 Park Street Box 8, Westmoreland TN, 37186 or calling 615-644-3382. Applications will be accepted until June 1st at 4:00 PM. 

Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a full investigation including criminal history, identity check and a drug test.

Nashville, TN (Posted March 4)

The position of Criminal Justice/Jail Management Consultant will assist county law enforcement and corrections departments in Middle and West TN by providing technical assistance to help those departments to in improve, upgrade, modernize and professionalize their departments.

In addition to working with TN counties the Criminal Justice Consultant also works with the various county organizations such as TCSA, TACE and TCCA and also provides direct assistance to the TN Sheriffs Association (TSA), the TN Corrections Institute (TCI), the TN Departments of Corrections and Safety, the TBI, the TN Law Enforcement Training Academy, the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), the Peace Officers’ Standards and Training Commission (POST), TN Sentencing Commission, state District Attorneys Conference and state Legislative offices and committees and the Governors’ office.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Criminal Justice Consultant is the front-line person for IPS/CTAS and the University of TN, primarily working in the fields of law enforcement and jail management and as well as providing assistance and information to other groups, agencies and stakeholders. The Criminal Justice Consultant provides direct assistance to county Sheriffs by spending time at county law enforcement departments, including jails/workhouses and when requested at county courthouses. The Criminal Justice Consultant makes decisions on a daily basis that involves a wide variety of topics for both law enforcement and corrections. Those topics include; budgeting, operations management, staffing analysis, drug fund reporting, prisoner accounting systems, jail management, records management, review of inmate medical and dental programs, review of jail/workhouse expansions, personnel management and inmate care /custody. The consultant will also make presentations to law enforcement/jail management staff, to county officials, TSA and to various state departments/organizations.

Required Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in BS in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field.

Preferred: Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field.

Experience: Five (5) years of management related experience with local or state government with three (3) years of senior level law enforcement/jail management experience.

Skills: Possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written. This job requires a high level of organization skills, time management, and the ability to prioritize projects. The willingness to travel statewide with overnight travel. Knowledge of governmental budgeting and understanding of general accounting theory or willingness to acquire the knowledge necessary. This position requires experience and knowledge in the use of spreadsheets, data analysis and reporting.

Each employee that drives a vehicle for work-related business must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Applicants are encouraged to review all position requirements prior to applying. Salary is based on a combination of professional experience and qualifications.

Applicants should apply electronically at: Applicants must submit a resume with a minimum of three references. Position is open until filled.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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Henry, TN (Posted February 26)

The City of Henry is accepting applications for the position of Police Chief. Candidates must be a high school graduate or GED equivalent. Candidates must currently be POST certified by the State of Tennessee. Candidates must pass a background check. This is a full-time position with benefits.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  A City of Henry application must accompany all resumes. The application can be found at The City of Henry is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply at Henry City Hall located at 1232 Pioneer Road.