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Public Safety Director
Norris, TN

Training Specialist I
UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center


Public Safety Director
Norris, TN   

The city of Norris is hiring a Public Safety Director. This position reports to the Norris City Manager. The Public Safety Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the activities of Police Department and Fire Department employees.  Supervises six police officers, who are also certified fire fighters, three part-time dispatchers, and several volunteer fire personnel. Responsible for maintaining law and order in the City of Norris and assisting other local law enforcement agencies as needed. Responsible for providing fire protection for residents of Norris and for assisting other local fire departments under a mutual aid agreement.  Directs investigations and provides assistance to other city and county police and fire organizations.

Qualified candidates should have a degree or equivalent experience in criminal justice, police science, public administration, or other related fields. Knowledge of the principles and practices of modern police and fire organizations, operations, and administration is essential. Must have significant experience in all facets of law enforcement, including patrol, investigations, etc.  Three plus years of management experience is desired.

Salary range $36,839 to $43,881, depending on qualifications. Generous benefit package.

Interested candidates should send their resumes, along with a cover letter, to: Norris City Office, PO Box 1090, Norris, TN 37828, E-mail:

Deadline is 5-4-17. More at


Training Specialist I
UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center

The Training Specialist position assists in the marketing and delivery of training courses offered by LEIC, to include; scheduling training programs, acquiring and handling the logistics of instructors, registering participants, securing training materials, travel to and assisting in the set up and delivery of the training program, and post-delivery follow through. Course content delivered includes Crime Scene Investigation, Leadership, Domestic Violence, and other specialized law enforcement fields. Training settings span from indoor classrooms and lecture to outdoor sites involving human decomposition and skeletal remains recovery. 

A bachelor’s degree is required preferably in criminal justice, public administration, social sciences or human resources. The successful applicant must have a minimum of three years of increasing experience in organizing programs and coordinating multiple training events and courses, preferably in a law enforcement setting. 

Oral, written communication, and basic computer skills are required. The ability to plan, coordinate, promote and complete assignments in a timely manner is critical. The person must also have the ability to represent the Law Enforcement Innovation Center and form relationships and partnerships with subject matter experts, potential stakeholders, law enforcement professionals, educators, and staff and University employees. Multi-tasking is essential to maintain control of the variety of responsibilities of this position. Must be able to professionally articulate and possess the ability to make presentations and proposals to potential stakeholders and/or LEIC customers explaining the services offered by the agency as well as the specifics for each training provided. Must obtain or have a valid TN driver’s license. 
Statewide travel will be required of this position. 

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