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Employment

We are a Police Department that seeks men and women who are a reflection of our community and who are dedicated to making a difference daily by going the extra mile for every resident and visitor. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to learn more about our organization, the hiring process, as well as our local community.

Information and notification of vacant job postings, including civilian positions, can be found here

 

We encourage qualified and interested applicants to submit an updated resume here if a job posting is unavailable. The Department accepts applications continuously for future vacancies.

 

Sworn Patrol Officer

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • United States Citizen

  • High School Graduate or possess an equivalency

  • Must be of good moral character

 

Applicant Testing

  • Thorough Background Investigation

  • Oral Interview

  • Medical Physical Examination (to include drug panel)

  • Psychological Evaluation

  • Police Chief Interview

  • Agility Test, Written Examination and Polygraph Examination can be additional testing required by the Chief of Police for each hiring group.

 

Basic Training

  • Must attend a POST approved and certified Basic Law Enforcement Academy (if not previously certified or maintain POST certification requirements)

  • Previously certified officers from out of state, that meet POST requirements, must attend a three-week Tennessee Transitions Academy at TLETA.

  • Academy graduates must then complete at minimum twenty (20) week Field Training Program. Previously certified officers may be eligible for an abbreviated FTO program.

 

Benefits

  • Competitive Pay

  • Paid Personal Time Off

  • Health Insurance Packet (health, dental and vision options)

  • 401K (matching funds)

  • Life Insurance

  • Short/Long Term Disability

  • Paid Holidays

  • Education Pay Supplement Options

  • Access and Discount of Resort Amenities