Job Opportunities

Police Officer
Signal Mountain, TN


The Town of Signal Mountain Police Department is seeking resumes for the position of patrolman. Under the general direction of the lieutenant, the patrolman is responsible for protecting life and property, deterring criminal activity within the community, enforcing all town ordinances, laws and regulations of the State, responding to the needs of the general public and preserving the peace and fostering positive relations with the citizens and community.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to, traffic enforcement, Town Ordinances and State laws enforcement, prompt response to service calls and investigation of crimes. The ideal candidate must be able to become Tennessee P.O.S.T. certified, within one year, and preferably, a graduate from a college or university with a Bachelors/Associates degree in Criminal Justice. Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the person with the knowledge and abilities required to perform the job may substitute for the above. Starting salary for a certified candidate with no experience will be $35,334 and for a certified candidate with 3 year’s experience $37,016. Both starting positions include a comprehensive benefit package and a take home vehicle.

Other requirements include: must possess a valid driver’s license; must meet annual P.O.S.T. in-service requirements; must have good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation; must be able to pass a post-offer physical and drug screen, as determined by a town designated provider; and must be able to pass a psychological/personality exam, as determined by a town designated psychologist.

An application and a complete job description are available on our website at www.signalmountaintn.gov/. An application, resume and cover letter should be returned to the address below. Applications will be accepted at the Signal Mountain Town Hall until 4:30 p.m., February 8th, 2019. Mail application and supporting documentation to the attention of: Police Department - Admin Assistant, 1111 Ridgeway Avenue, Signal Mountain, TN 37377 or bring the application to the Town Hall in person, Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

 

Chief of Police
City of Forest Park, Georgia

The City of Forest Park, Georgia is seeking a Chief of Police. The City of Forest Park, Georgia is located in northern Clayton County, nine miles south of the City of Atlanta. With convenient access to Interstates 75, 285 & 675 and just five miles east of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Forest Park has an advantageous geographic location in the southern metropolitan region. Forest Park is the largest city in Clayton County and home to almost 20,000 residents. The City of Forest Park is a service-oriented organization of more than 250 employees with a budget of over $24 million. The city aspires to be a healthy, vibrant, safe environment where residents live, work, play and grow in a diverse community that values families neighbors and businesses. The Police Department supports this vision through the implementation of strategic goals to provide a healthy and safe living environment. The Department consists of 63 sworn officers (84 authorized positions) whose primary goals include the safety and security for the city’s residents, businesses, property and critical infrastructure resources. Forest Park Police Officers respond to more than 22,923 calls for service each year. In 2018, they had in excess of 5,831 case numbers issued.

The Police Chief is responsible for directing the operations of the Forest Park Police Department and E911 Communications Center. The position is responsible for managing the administrative functions of the department, such as developing policies and procedures, personnel/employment decisions, formulating long-range plans and preparing the departmental budget. Additionally, the Police Chief is responsible for overseeing all matters related to police department activities; planning and implementing comprehensive community policing, law enforcement and public safety programs. The Chief must possess the ability to build community trust through the development of partnerships and use of proven community-oriented policing techniques. As a key member of the City Manager’s Leadership Team, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to embrace change and help guide the community through important challenges.

Other important qualifications include:

 Bachelor's Degree required in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Police Administration or similar degree; Master’s Degree preferred; with five years of experience in upper level police management; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 Certified by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards Training (P.O.S.T.) or be able to obtain certification during the first six months after appointment. Must possess a valid driver's license.

 Graduate of the FBI Academy; or the Southern Police Institute’s Administrative Officers Program or Command Officer Development Program highly desired; comparable specialized police leadership and management training in ethics and integrity, emergency management, cultural and generational diversity, problem solving and community policing will be considered.

 Experience in providing upper level leadership in a police department that is comparable in size and complexity to the Forest Park Police Department is expected. Significant leadership role in a department that has been accredited by CALEA or state accreditation agency for at least two consecutive accreditation periods is highly desired.

Salary for this position DOQ of the selected candidate is expected to be in the range of $90,000 - $115,000 with a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and life insurance, deferred compensation retirement plan, paid time off, and negotiable relocation expenses. Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, at least five job related references, and salary history by 5:00 p.m. on February 4, 2019 to: Lisa Ward, Vice President, The Mercer Group, Inc., at lisaward912@gmail.com. Any questions please call 706-983-9326. Interviews are expected to be conducted the week of March 4, 2019.

 

Police Chief
Red Bank, TN

The City of Red Bank (est. population 11,651) is seeking resumes for the position of chief of police. Under the general direction of the City Manager, the chief of police is responsible for managing, planning, directing, implementing and evaluating the activities of the Police Department.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to, recruitment and recommendation of personnel, succession planning, formulation of policies and procedures, and preparation of an annual budget. The ideal candidate must be able to become Tennessee P.O.S.T. certified, within one year, and preferably, a graduate from a college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and five (5) years of progressively responsible related work. Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the person with the knowledge and abilities required to perform the job may substitute for the above. Salary will be $68,910, plus a comprehensive benefit package.

Other requirements include: must possess a valid driver’s license; must meet annual P.O.S.T. in-service requirements; must have good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation; must be able to pass a post-offer physical and drug screen, as determined by a city designated provider; and must be able to pass a psychological exam, as determined by a city designated psychologist; and a Personality Evaluation by a City designated provider.

A complete job description is available on our website at www.redbanktn.gov. Resume and cover letter should be returned to the address below. Resumes will be accepted until 4:30 p.m., February 15, 2019, Red Bank City Hall, Attention: City Manager, 3117 Dayton Blvd., Red Bank, TN 37415, Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Police Officer
City of 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 $39,769.60 per year ($19.12/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 January 18, 2019.  For additional information please contact (615)577-6041:

Captain Alan Hardcastle
Brentwood Police Department
5211 Maryland Way
Brentwood, Tn. 37027

alan.hardcastle@brentwoodtn.gov

 

Police Lieutenant
Christian Brothers University

Salary: Up to $40,300.00

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent.is 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 Airport 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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