Job Opportunities

Certified Police Officer
Lebanon, TN

Investigates crimes and accidents, protects property, facilities, and citizens.

• Patrols commercial, business, industrial, and residential districts within the City enforcing City Ordinances and State laws.
• Investigates traffic accidents and makes reports of same.
• Investigates crimes, reports findings, and makes arrests of suspects.
• Directs and controls traffic.
• Testifies in court or legal proceedings.
• Operates and maintains law enforcement equipment.
• Investigates, reports and follows-up on various violations of the laws of Tennessee and of the Ordinances of the City of Lebanon.

• Speaks to community groups on methods of crime prevention.
• Assists other departmental staff as directed by supervisor.
• Hours vary including 2nd and 3rd shift.

Certified Officers may qualify for a $2,000 sign-on bonus.

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Public Safety Dispatcher - Trainee
Oak Ridge, TN

The trainee position, under direct supervision, learns and performs emergency response dispatching activities.  


• Learns to operate a countywide communication system.
• Learns to receive calls for service, inquiries and requests assistance from Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services.
• Learns to collect pertinent information from callers and disseminates that information to responding units or agencies.
• Learns to determine the priority level of requests for services and mitigates those calls that can be handled without department resources to a response; dispatches personnel and equipment by radio to accidents, crimes, disturbances, etc.
• Learns to maintain status and awareness of police, fire or other City personnel and activities and monitors alarms; provides information to personnel as needed.
• Learns to enter, maintain and validate computer entries, inquiries and teletypes through the National Criminal Information Center (NCIC), and monitors NCIC for teletypes from other agencies.  
• Learns to input warrants, orders of protection and trespassing orders in the Records Management System.  
• Learns to request driver history reports and driver license photos through the Tennessee Criminal Information Center (TCIC) for arrests or investigative purposes; enters orders of protection in the NCIC.
• Learns to process all paperwork, data entry and alert notifications for all missing persons, stolen vehicles, arrested individuals, etc.
• Learns to answer non-emergency telephone calls and requests for information from the public on laws, ordinances and various locations in the County.
• Learns to take after-hours calls for the Electric Department and Public Works and calls out the appropriate on-call personnel.

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Metro Nashville Airport Authority (2 opportunities)
Nashville, TN

Officer (Airport Police)

The Officer (Airport Police) is responsible for protecting the life and property of the general public within MNAA's jurisdiction by recognizing and reporting unsafe conditions, actions, or environmental hazards. Other responsibilities include operating Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicles including firefighting mechanisms and performing vehicular and pedestrian traffic control.

Essential Job Responsibilities: 
• Ensures strict compliance with MNAA and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) standard operations, policies and procedures.
• Ensures utilizations, reports, and training records are properly logged.
• Serves as first responder for medical emergencies.
• Upholds the laws of the United States and the State of Tennessee.
• Handles police responsibilities for traffic crashes, moving citations, traffic control, and emergency calls.
• Investigates reported crimes, obtains arrest warrants, makes arrests, and apprehends suspects as necessary.
• Sweeps concourses for prohibited items such as explosives or dangerous weapons.
• Answers calls, including medical, unattended bag, water and fire alarms, and door alarms.
• Patrols terminal, parking lots, and perimeter fence looking for suspicious activity and unsecured areas.
• Responds to aircraft emergencies, including plane crashes, fuel spills, and aircraft escorts.
• Responds to malfunctions in perimeter fence gates.
• Works with other agencies’ warrants in other counties or states.
• Identifies environmental hazards and addresses in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health • Administration (OSHA) regulations.
• Operates ARFF vehicles, including the firefighting mechanisms.
• Performs vehicular and pedestrian traffic control.
• Helps individuals in need, including finding shelter for the homeless and transporting individuals to mental health facilities when necessary.
• Conducts disaster exercise training.
• Serves as airport swat team operator on actions such as drug busts and presidential details.
• Maintains regular and on-time attendance.
• Follows all safety regulations.
• Supports MNAA’s commitment to its culture and values, including Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence (RISE).

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Traffic Enforcement Officer

The Traffic Enforcement Officer (TEO) is responsible for performing tasks related to ensuring the safety of Nashville International Airport passengers, visitors, and property.

Essential Job Responsibilities: 
• Directs vehicular traffic on terminal levels and ensures safety of pedestrians and property.
• Issues parking tickets in accordance with appropriate statutes and ordinances.
• Monitors terminal exit lanes for safety and ensures no one can enter.
• Reports medical issues to appropriate parties.
• Assists with medicals by clearing a space for fire and ambulance, and notifying dispatch of first responder locations.
• Checks for unattended bags and notifies dispatch accordingly.
• Operates a two-way radio to transmit and receive information regarding traffic, lost and found issues, and flight information.
• Provides passenger assistance by answering questions, giving directions, and providing other information.
• Assists customers with vehicle problems, such as battery recharges and retrieving keys.
• Supports MNAA’s commitment to its culture and values, including Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence (RISE).
• Maintains regular and on-time attendance.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

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Assistant Vice President for University Police/Chief of Police
MTSU - Murfreesboro, TN

Middle Tennessee State University is seeking an Assistant Vice President for University Police and Chief of Police.  The position will be responsible for directing and coordinating campus safety and security functions as the chief law enforcement officer under the direction of the Vice President for Business & Finance.

Duties include overseeing the enforcement of state and local laws; enforcement of University rules and regulations; prevention, suppression, detection and investigation of crime; managing and/or responding to emergency calls; maintaining and promoting programs to educate the University community on crime prevention; protecting life and property; overseeing the administration of the University’s Emergency Operations Plan. 

Bachelors degree required. Eight years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience is required, which should include three years of management experience. Certified in the State of Tennessee or eligible for P.O.S.T. certification in the State of Tennessee required upon hire.

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Police Officer
Franklin, TN

Now through April 30, 2021, the Franklin Police Department is accepting applications from P.O.S.T. certified officers from across the U.S. who would like to join the force.  

▪ $50k salary at conclusion of probationary period ($47,507 to start);
▪ Take-home car program
▪ 4-day work week
▪ On-site fitness facilities
▪ Vacation & sick leave, paid personal days, and 10 additional paid holidays
▪ Annual uniform & equipment allowance
▪ Tuition reimbursement
▪ Medical, dental, vision benefits

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 & experience.

​Applications can be found on-line at

The deadline to submit an application is April 30, 2021 and testing will begin on 03 May, 3 2021.

​Contact Human Resources at (615) 791-3216 for more information regarding our hiring process.


Police Chief
Bristol, TN

Due to retirement of current Police Chief, the City of Bristol is seeking a well-rounded professional with proven leadership skills to serve as the City’s next Police Chief.  

The Police Chief will lead the nationally accredited department of 78 sworn officers and 21 civilian employees and will manage the department’s $8.3 million budget. Position reports to the City Manager. Strong interpersonal, organizational, supervisory, and decision-making skills required; ability to interact and communicate effectively with local, state and regional law enforcement personnel, local officials and the public is required. Must be a team player who can work well with other City departments, the City Manager, and outside agencies. Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, or a related field; supplemented by ten (10) or more years of progressively responsible work experience, with demonstrated administrative and management skills; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Master’s Degree preferred.

The successful candidate can expect a competitive benefits package with an annual salary range of $75,994 to $121,590. Salary offered will be dependent on qualifications. 

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