Job Opportunities

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. 

Click here to read more about the City of Bristol, TN, the position, and to apply.


Police Officer
Westmoreland, TN

The Westmoreland Police Department has an immediate opening for a full-time certified police officer. Pay for the position is $17.25 - $18.00 per hour. Benefits include weekly pay, a take home vehicle after 90 days, a department issued smart phone and a four day work week.

Requirements for Certified Police Officer:
-Must be able to meet the Minimum Standard Law Requirements (TCA 38-8-106)
-Be at least 18 years of age
-Be a citizen of the United States
-Be a high school graduate or possess equivalence. No waivers will be granted for minimum education requirements.
-Must not have been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor and other alcoholic beverages or controlled substances.
-Must not have been discharged from the military under other than honorable discharge.
-Meet the physical, psychological, criminal records requirements, and other standards for the assignment established by the Westmoreland Police Department.
-Have an excellent work and attendance record.
-Possess a valid Tennessee Driver’s License.
-Must be POST Certified or have completed a POST recognized law enforcement academy and be able to become POST Certified.
-Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

Applications can be obtained at the Westmoreland City Hall Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 4:00PM or click here for the online application. Completed applications can be submitted in person to city hall or scanned and emailed to Applications will be accepted through April 28 at 4:00PM. The City of Westmoreland is an equal opportunity employer & provider.