Job Opportunities

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 $42,827.20 per year ($20.59/hr.) with incentives for higher education or emergency medical training. Benefits include:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance.
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays.
  • Annual Vehicle Stipend of $2400 after probationary period.
  • Shift Differential pay up to $2100.
  • Annual Uniform allowance.
  • Monthly Communications allowance.
  • Longevity Bonus after 5 years of service.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program.
  • TCRS Enhanced Retirement.

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

Completed applications must be submitted online no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2022.  For additional information, please contact (615)577-6085:

Jim Montgomery
Brentwood Police Department

Support Services
5211 Maryland Way
Brentwood, Tn. 37027