Job Opportunities


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 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 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 or contact:

Kathleen Watkins, Emergency Communications Supervisor






Police Officer
Nolensville PD

The Town of Nolensville is currently seeking to hire one full-time police officer with preference given to an applicant that is 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 11,000.

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:


Police Officer Recruit
Knoxville, TN

We have opportunities for entry level officers as well as lateral entry for those currently working as POST certified law enforcement officers.

Deadline to Apply is November 16, 2018

Entry Salary is $35,173, with an increase to $37,137 upon graduation.

Lateral entry officers will attend an accelerated academy and be eligible for up to an additional 12.5% increase upon graduation. A 7.5% educational incentive is also available upon graduation for officers with a Bachelor’s Degree.

Click here to apply online or call (865) 215-2106.


TITLE: Police Officer I Southeast Campus

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SUPERVISOR: Chief of Police and/or Sargent/Field Training Officer

JOB OBJECTIVES: Under general supervision, performs all duties of a Police Officer, enforcing applicable laws, ordinances, policies and procedures keeping the Campus, Faculty, Staff, and Students safe and secure. 


  1.  Is responsible for the protection of life and property of the general public within the jurisdiction of the   NSCC Police Department.
  2.  Responds and takes the lead in atypical situations and emergencies, until relieved by higher more   competent authority.
  3.  Assists with training activities and in-service presentations for other Police Officers, Security Guards   and the campus population.
  4.  Observes and reports suspected crimes, accidents, or activities of a questionable/suspicious nature.
  5.  Discourages unlawful activities.
  6.  In conjunction with the Chief of Police and the departments Training Officer, assists with crisis &   disaster planning.
  7.  Assists with the processing of all citations for traffic & parking violations.
  8.  Reports accidents involving persons or property, reporting probably cause of accidents, pursuing   appropriate course of action and informing proper authorities as required.
  9.  Cooperates with other law enforcement officials and jurisdictions and testifies in court or legal   proceedings as required.
  10.  Assists with the maintenance and use of departmental equipment.
  11.  Performs other work as assigned.
  • Maintain compliance with Police Officer Standards & Training (POST), Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) & NSCC policies, rules & regulations.
  • Knowledge of general principles and practices of law enforcement supervision
  • Knowledge of campus and local area provisions for emergency situations
  • Ability to ascertain facts through personal contact and observation and to determine proper course of action
  • Ability to perform duties firmly, tactfully and with respect for the rights of others
  • Ability to plan and direct the work of others
  • Use of standard department equipment is required
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, public and other employees.

Click here to view the full job description and application process. 


Police Management Consultant
Municipal Technical Advisory Service

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What this position does and what our customers say about us

The University of Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) seeks applications for a Police Management Consultant in its Jackson office.  MTAS is an agency of the University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service and provides professional services to Tennessee cities, state government, and municipal government related associations.

The Police Management Consultant provides professional advice, technical assistance and information on a wide range of police management issues to Tennessee municipal officials and their staffs. Examples include: consulting; facilitating strategic planning sessions; conducting staffing and organizational studies; making personnel recruitment and selection recommendations; and developing and instructing technical classes.



Education: Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or in a related field.   A Master's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field of study is preferred.  

Experience: Requires at least five years employment in state or local law enforcement as a police chief or senior administrative officer. Prefer experience in training needs analysis, lesson plan development, and presentation. Tennessee experience preferred.

Knowledge,Skills & Abilities:  This position requires: practical knowledge of the problems faced by city officials; knowledge of state laws and accepted best practices in police procedures; ability to independently plan and process projects, questions, training, etc.; use of managerial, analytical, conceptual, and interpersonal skills on a daily basis in identifying a specific city's problem and providing the advice and assistance to solve the problem; high level of cognitive or intuitive skills are necessary to fully understand, design, and implement successful solutions to municipal problems; ability to multi-task and prioritize when reacting to numerous and competing requests for assistance from agency customers; ability to work with very little direct supervision; and strong written and oral communications skills. Prefer ability to communicate effectively with city officials with varying levels of experience and ability.

Each employee that drives a vehicle for work related business must have and maintain a valid driver license and insurance. This position requires extensive travel with overnight stays to municipalities across the state to deliver on-site consultation and training. Salary is based on a combination of professional experience and qualifications.

For more information and to apply:


Police Lieutenant
Christian Brothers University

Salary: Up to $40,300.00


  • 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.


  • A High School diploma or 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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Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority Airpor Police Officer

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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.

 Patrols terminal, parking lots, and perimeter fence looking for suspicious activity and unsecured areas.
 Answers calls, including medical, unattended bag, water and fire alarms, and door alarms.
 Handles police responsibilities for traffic crashes, moving citations, traffic control, and emergency calls.
 Investigates reported crimes, obtains arrest warrants, makes arrests and apprehends suspects.
 Operates Airport Recue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicles, including firefighting mechanisms.

Uncertified Officer:

Associate’s degree or comparable degree hours in a relevant field of study from an accredited college
OR Certification as a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the State of TN or nationally
recognized certification OR High School diploma or equivalent with four (4) years of military experience
and an honorable discharge.

Certified Officer:
 High school diploma or equivalent AND Certified by the Peace Officers and Standard Training (POST)
Commission on hire date.

Must successfully complete required physical fitness assessment and psychological evaluation.
Accepting applications until filled

Starting Salary: $36,637 (uncertified); $38,382 (certified)
Shift: Must be available to work 1st, 2nd & 3rd shifts. Schedule will include weekdays, weekends & holidays.

Hiring Bonus: A one‐time bonus of $3,000 for possessing on hire date a POST or Firefighter I certification, and
additional one‐time bonus of $1,800 for possessing on hire date an Emergency Medical Technician
certification. Bonus paid upon completion of one year of employment with the Authority.

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