Job Opportunities

Police Chief
City of East Ridge

The City of East Ridge is accepting applications for the position of Chief of Police.  The Chief of Police directs and coordinates the activities of the municipal police department while exercising responsibility for the enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare.  Responsibilities include overseeing subordinate personnel involved in controlling traffic, preventing crime or disturbances of the peace, and arresting violators.  While working under often stressful, high-risk conditions applies good independent judgement when dealing with dangerous or unusual situations and implements safe practices and procedures.

The City of East Ridge is a city in Hamilton County, TN whose population is approximately 22,000.  East Ridge has a total land area of 8.3 square miles and is bordered by Chattanooga to the West, North, and East and the Georgia state line to the south.  East Ridge Police Department also serves the City of Ridgeside.

The process of selecting the next Chief of Police will be comprehensive and will involve looking both internally and externally to find the right candidate.  Qualified applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in criminal science (or related field) and a minimum of 10 years of progressive law enforcement experience at management levels; or an equivalent combination of specialized training, education, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position including 15 years of progressive law enforcement practice at management levels.  The City offers a very competitive benefits package and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

For optimal consideration applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references with their application.   Submissions may be delivered electronically to or mailed to Michelle Sinigaglio, Human Resources Manager, City of East Ridge, 1517 Tombras Avenue, East Ridge TN 37412 and should be received by end of business, August 15, 2022.

The City of East Ridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and Tennessee Drug Free workplace.


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 $47,195.20 per year ($22.69/hr.) with incentives for higher education or law enforcement experience. Benefits include:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance.
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays.
  • Shift Differential pay up to $2100.
  • Annual Vehicle Stipend of $2400.
  • 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 complete a written test.
  • Applicants must 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

For additional information, please contact (615)577-6085:

Jim Montgomery
Brentwood Police Department

Support Services
910 Heritage Way
Brentwood, TN. 37027


Cowan Police Department is hiring for the following positions.

Police Chief: Click here for the job posting

Police Officer: Click here for the job posting


White House Police Department is hiring for the positions of police officers.

Starting Pay $20.48

Qualifications- High School Diploma or GED. U.S. Citizen. Driver’s License. No Felony Convictions.

Hiring Process- Background Investigation. Written Exam. Physical Fitness Course. Interview Panel. Chief’s Interview. Drug Screen. Psychological. (we send you to the police academy if needed)

Opportunities- Over Time. Bike Patrol. Detective Bureau. K9 Unit. SWAT. Drug Task Force. Specialized Training. Take Home Car. Outer Vest. 12 hour shifts (every other weekend off).

Benefits- Health and Dental. 4 weeks of vacation accrued first year. Sick Days accrued bi-weekly. Longevity pay. Pay increase annually (no top out). 12 Holidays. 2 Personal Days. College Tuition. TCRS Retirement & Retiree Healthcare.

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Inquiries can contact Human Resources at 615-672-4350


Vanderbilt University Police Department is hiring for the following positions.

Deputy Police Chief: Click here for the job posting