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Police Officer

Company: City of Johnson City
Location: Johnson City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Police Officer Trainee

The City of Johnson City invites you to apply to start your career as a Johnson City Police Officer. Anyone interested in working for the City of Johnson City Police Department, must meet the minimum requirements for the position and pass the testing process. The information provided will remain on file for a period of one year. You will be notified by email when registration opens for the Police Officer Examination. At that time, you will be asked to provide additional information.

The Hiring Process Includes

  • Application for Employment
  • Police Officer Examination
  • Background Investigation
  • Polygraph
  • Assessment Center (Panel Interview)
  • Conditional Offer/New Hire Testing

Job Description and Benefits

The Johnson City Police Department employs 151 sworn officers and 28 civilians and is located in the 9th largest city in Tennessee. As a Police Officer Trainee, you will be paid full salary while receiving comprehensive training through the Tennessee Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy. Upon completion of the recruit training, you will be responsible for protective services work as well as the prevention, detection, and investigation of crimes. This work may involve personal risk and requires sound, independent judgment in all situations. All uniforms and equipment are provided by the department. In addition, you will be issued a take home patrol car. The city provides numerous employee benefits as well as a 401a retirement plan.

Minimum Requirements

  • S. Citizen
  • Be a high school graduate or have GED equivalent
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Meet standards set forth by the Tennessee Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission and adopted by the Tennessee General Assembly on June 4, 1983, T.C.A. 38-8-106
  • Not have been convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, or entered a plea of nolo contendre to a felony charge or to any violation of any federal or state laws, or any city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor, or controlled substances, and not under any other than an honorable discharge from any of the armed forces of the United States

Training (all training provided by the agency)

  • Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy 9 Weeks
  • Field Training 16 Weeks
  • Probationary Period 1 Year

Applicants already certified will be eligible for the following incentives:

  • Tennessee POST Certification $2,100 incentive
  • Other state POST Certification (requires transition school) $1,000 incentive
  • Documented evidence of the training level must be provided and is subject to verification by the Human Resources department. All certifications must be issued by or approved by the State of Tennessee.


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Keywords: City of Johnson City, Johnson City , Police Officer, Other , Johnson City, Tennessee

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