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Employment Opportunities

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The City of Jefferson City is an equal opportunity employer, and as such does not discriminate against minorities and person with disabilities.

Employment Opportunities

 
   
Utilities Maintenance Worker

 

Nature of Work

 This is semi-skilled to skilled work providing general assistance with the installation, repair and maintenance of water and sewer lines, wells, pump stations and appm1enances. Activities associated with the job include making water and sewer taps and service connections, repairing and/or replacing water and sewer lines, unstopping lines and installing, repairing and flushing fire hydrants. Additional activities include performing general grounds maintenance activities, excavating and backfilling trenches and installing water meters, fire hydrants and valves. Incumbents frequently utilize power tools and mechanized equipment when performing assigned tasks. Job responsibilities require experience working with heavy equipment and machinery utilized for utilities maintenance and repair projects, good decision making and interpersonal skills, ability to follow instructions and consistently adhere to established policies and procedures and sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions. Job performance is evaluated by the Utilities Maintenance Crew Chief and/or Superintendent of Utilities through review of the quality and timeliness of daily job assignments, knowledge and expertise in utilities installation, repair and maintenance activities, willingness to assist with work assignments and ability to follow instructions and interact effectively with co-workers.

 

Illustrative Examples of Work

 

-Gathers tools, materials and supplies for various job assignments and loads into assigned vehicles.

-Provides support to utilities employees, including Crew Chiefs, Equipment Operators, etc. by performing any needed semiskilled and skilled labor tasks.

-Assists with making water and sewer taps and service connections.

-Assist with repairing and/or replacing water and sewer lines, manholes and related system components.

-Unstops lines with augers, repairs and flushes fire hydrants.

-Operates trucks, tractors, air hammers, tapping machines and other mechanical equipment when required.

-Operates flushing, cleaning and line inspection equipment and machinery.

-Performs general grounds maintenance activities; excavates and backfills trenches.

-Assists with re-paving roads including shoveling asphalt, forming and pouring concrete and other related tasks after completion of installation and repair projects.

-Loads and unloads equipment and materials and assists Crew Chiefs and Equipment Operators in servicing equipment.

-Uses shovels and rakes in tight confined areas not accessible with heavy equipment or machinery.

-Directs traffic around job sites as required.

-Installs and/or repairs water meters, fire hydrants and valves.

-Assists with responding to emergency calls when required.

-Participates in clean-up activities and re-sows grass seed after the completion of projects.

-Performs related duties as required.

Necessary Requirements of Work

 Graduation from an accredited high school (or GED); a minimum of one year experience in utility installation and/or construction; general knowledge of the activities involved in the installation, maintenance, repair and/or replacement of utility lines and related components; ability to interact successfully with co-workers and the public; ability to consistently adhere to daily instructions and make decisions within established operating procedures; sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience to provide the following knowledge, abilities and skills:

 

-Knowledge of maintenance and construction hand and power tools, heavy equipment and public utilities operations and practices.

-Knowledge of proper installation, maintenance and repair techniques and practices associated with various utility projects including making water and sewer taps and service connections, unstopping lines, operating flushing, cleaning and line inspection equipment, etc.

-Knowledge of utility construction, maintenance and repair projects including installing and/or repairing water and sewer lines, installing meters, hydrants, manholes, etc.

-Knowledge of the precautions necessary to work safely with and around heavy equipment utilized in utility construction and maintenance projects.

-Ability to accurately estimate the number of materials required for various utility construction and repair projects.

-Ability to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions.

-Ability to safely use hand tools, power tools and light machinery.

-Ability to understand and follow specific oral and written instructions.

-Ability to consistently adhere to established operational policies and procedures.

-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.

-Skill in the use of power tools, hand tools, and light machinery.

-Skill in the use of motor vehicles.

 

Necessary Special Requirements

 

-Possession of a valid Tennessee Driver's License and the ability to obtain a Class B CDL within 18 months and be insured at standard vehicle liability rates.

Physical Requirements

 

  • This is heavy work requiring considerable static, explosive, dynamic and trunk strength and requiring the exertion of up to 80 pounds of force occasionally and up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects.
  • Work requires considerable flexibility, mobility and speed of limb movement.
  • Work requires considerable effort and stamina.
  • Work requires both gross body equilibrium and coordination for balancing, bending, stooping, kneeling and walking.
  • Work requires arm/ hand steadiness and manual and finger dexterity.
  • Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.

  • Hearing is required to perceive information in both quiet and noisy environments and determine the direction of sounds.
  • Visual acuity is required for the inspection of small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of office equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, color differentiation, and observing general surroundings and activities.
  • The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, temperature extremes, bodily fluids, oils and lubricants, noise and slippery surfaces.


Applications can be downloaded from here
Please email all completed applications to humanresources@jeffersoncitytn.gov

 

The City of Jefferson City is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, and as such, does not discriminate against minorities and persons with disabilities.

Public Works Maintenance Worker

 

Nature of Work

 

This is semi-skilled and some skilled work providing general assistance to public works maintenance, mowing and construction crews. Activities associated with the job include, but are not limited to: performing manual labor, trimming, and cutting trees, assisting with snow removal, directing traffic, assisting with the installation of guardrails and signs and building forms for constructing concrete supports and structures. Additional activities include patching, repairing, and maintaining streets, curbs and gutters and assisting with landscaping projects. Incumbents also periodically assist with building maintenance and repair activities and frequently utilize power tools and mechanized equipment when performing assigned tasks. Job responsibilities require experience working with heavy equipment and machinery utilized for public works maintenance and repair projects, experience performing light maintenance activities on buildings and other facilities, good organizational, decision making and interpersonal skills, ability to consistently adhere to established policies and procedures and follow instructions and sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions. Job performance is evaluated by the immediate Public Works Crew Chief and/or Superintendent of Public Works through review of the quality and timeliness of tasks completed by the incumbent, knowledge and expertise in public works activities, willingness to assist with work assignments and ability to follow instructions and interact effectively with co-workers.

 

Illustrative Examples of Work

 

-Gathers tools, materials and supplies for various job assignments and loads into assigned vehicles.

-Provides support to public works employees by performing any needed semiskilled and skilled labor tasks.

-Removes debris, trash, and dirt from highways, medians, right of ways, drainage ditches and other areas.

-Rebuilds road shoulders, digs ditches and rebuilds driving aprons.

-Installs, repairs and maintains storm drain facilities and builds and sets forms for sidewalks, curbs and gutters.

-Assists with snow and ice removal from streets, sidewalks, and other public facilities when necessary.

-Assists with the installation and repair of signs, guardrails, and barriers.

-Assists in constructing and paving roads including shoveling asphalt, forming, and pouring concrete, road patching/maintenance and other related tasks.

-Ties down steel and pours and finishes concrete for road construction and repair projects.

-Utilizes a jackhammer to break up and remove asphalt and concrete.

-Assists in building catch basins and installing drain tile according to specifications.

-Loads and unloads equipment and materials and assists drivers in servicing equipment.

-Operates bush hogs and other mowing equipment along city roadways.

-Uses shovels and rakes in tight confined areas not accessible with heavy equipment or machinery.

-Directs traffic around job sites as required.

-Assists with troubleshooting and repairing electrical, electronic, refrigeration and air conditioning malfunctions and installing heating and air conditioning equipment when required.

-Assists with ensuring that all city owned facilities are properly secured, answering, and responding to phone calls pertaining to maintenance activities and relaying messages to other maintenance staff.

-Assists in repairing or replacing broken water lines, faucets, flush valves, commodes, sinks and other plumbing system components.

-Maintains lawns and gardens around city owned facilities and performs seasonal pruning, mowing, fertilizing, and landscaping activities when necessary.

-Assists with performing routine maintenance and repair of heating, venting and air conditioning systems and replaces filters according to established schedules.

-Repairs and/or replaces light bulbs and fixtures when necessary.

-Assists with stripping, waxing and buffing floors on a regular schedule.

-Participates in cleanup activities after completion of projects.

-Performs related work as required.

 

Necessary Requirements of Work

 

Graduation from an accredited high school (or GED); a minimum of one year experience in construction or related work; some knowledge of building maintenance and repair activities; ability to interact successfully with co-workers and the public; ability to consistently adhere to daily instructions and make decisions within established operating procedures; sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience to provide the following knowledge, abilities and skills:

 

-Knowledge of maintenance and construction hand and power tools, heavy equipment and public works departmental operations and practices.

-Knowledge of highway construction projects including tying down steel and forming, pouring, and finishing of concrete.

-Knowledge of the precautions necessary to work safely with and around heavy equipment utilized in highway construction and maintenance projects.

-Knowledge of industrial cleaning agents, supplies, and materials.

-Knowledge of electronic circuitry, electric motors, and multi-phase electrical systems.

-Knowledge of the carpentry, electrical and plumbing trades.

-Knowledge of natural gas supply lines and components.

-Knowledge of central heating and air conditioning components, controls, circuitry, and systems.

-Knowledge of the painting, masonry, roofing and building maintenance trades.

-Knowledge of the safety procedures (including electrical tag out and Material Safety Data Sheets) associated with the designated trade areas.

-Knowledge of wiring diagrams, schematics, blueprints, and as-built drawings.

-Knowledge of landscaping and lawn equipment maintenance including preventive maintenance procedures.

-Ability to accurately estimate the number of materials required for various road construction and repair projects.

-Ability to safely use hand tools, power tools and light machinery.

-Ability to understand and follow specific oral and written instructions.

-Ability to consistently adhere to established operational policies and procedures.

-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.

-Ability to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions.

-Skill in the use of power tools, hand tools, and light machinery.

-Skill in the use of motor vehicles.

 

Necessary Special Requirements

 

-Possession of a valid Tennessee Driver’s License and the ability to obtain a CDL Class B within 18 months and be insured at standard vehicle liability rates.

 

Physical Requirements

 

  • This is heavy work requiring considerable static, explosive, dynamic and trunk strength and requiring the exertion of up to 80 pounds of force occasionally and up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects.
  • Work requires considerable flexibility, mobility, and speed of limb
  • Work requires considerable effort and
  • Work requires both gross body equilibrium and coordination for balancing, bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking.
  • Work requires arm/ hand steadiness and manual and finger
  • Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken
  • Hearing is required to perceive information in both quiet and noisy environments and determine the direction of sounds.
  • Visual acuity is required for the inspection of small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of office equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, color differentiation, and observing general surroundings and
  • The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, temperature extremes, bodily fluids, oils and lubricants, noise, and slippery.

Applications can be downloaded from here
Please email all completed applications to humanresources@jeffersoncitytn.gov

 

The City of Jefferson City is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, and as such, does not discriminate against minorities and persons with disabilities.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Apprentice

 

Nature of Work

 

This is semi-skilled technical work involving an apprenticeship learning the operation of wastewater pumping and purification equipment, methods and machinery located in the wastewater treatment plant for Jefferson City. Activities associated with the job include assisting with monitoring and adjusting plant operations, troubleshooting and maintaining plant equipment, recording and maintaining plant operation records and performing laboratory tests. Additional activities include assisting with the oversight of water pumps, motors, digesters, filters and chemical feeders, collecting water samples from designated points, replenishing treatment equipment with chemicals and keeping basins free of foreign matter. Job duties require some knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment and methods utilized in wastewater treatment and pumping operations, knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions associated with wastewater treatment plant operations, some knowledge of the chemicals and filtering components utilized to treat wastewater, ability to make required mechanical adjustments, monitor the operation of machinery, take accurate readings and keep accurate and thorough records of daily activities. Job performance is evaluated by the Chief Wastewater Plant Operator through review of the ability to successfully acquire knowledge and expertise in wastewater treatment plant operations and occupational hazards and safety precautions associated with the work, level of knowledge and expertise in analyzing wastewater samples, ability to adhere to established operational policies and procedures, ability to routinely monitor plant operations and detect potential problems and/or defects, dependability in performing work assignments and level of support provided for wastewater treatment plant operations.

Illustrative Examples of Work

 

-Assists with the routine monitoring and analysis of wastewater to ensure compliance with established mandates and other operational criteria established for the Jefferson City wastewater treatment plant.

-Assists with checking the proper functioning of water pumps, motors, filters, digesters and chemical feeders and making adjustments as necessary to maintain the proper flow of wastewater.

-Assists with compiling and maintaining reports on wastewater pumped for monthly and daily averages.

-Makes notes of the readings on meters, gauges and indicators.

-Assists with collecting wastewater samples from designated points and ensuring compliance with TDEC permit limits.

-Assists with making physical checks and running chemical tests and analyses including biological oxygen tests, suspended and settable solids tests, E-Coli Bacteria tests, pH tests, dissolved oxygen tests, sulfur dioxide tests and chlorine supply tests.


-Assists with ensuring compliance with EPA 503 regulations for sludge removed from the wastewater plant.

-Assists with making chemical feed and treatment adjustments when necessary.

-Keeps wastewater basins free of foreign matter.

-Assists with performing routine equipment and plant monitoring and maintenance activities.

-Performs routine equipment and grounds maintenance activities as assigned.

-Assists with inspecting chemical feeding and filtering equipment, preparing reports of findings and notifying the appropriate personnel of identified maintenance and repair needs.

-Performs related duties as required.

 

Necessary Requirements of Work

 

Graduation from an accredited four year high school supplemented with some training and experience in wastewater treatment plant and/or water treatment plant operations; some knowledge of the repair and maintenance of the mechanical, hydraulic and electrical components of wastewater treatment plants; some knowledge of the occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions of the work; skill in the use of hand and power tools utilized in adjusting system and plant components; good organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills; some knowledge and expertise in performing wastewater tests and analysis; sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions; or any equivalent combination of education or experience to provide the following knowledge, abilities and skills:

 

-Some knowledge of the monitoring requirements and maintenance activities associated with wastewater treatment plant machinery, digesters, filters and laboratory testing equipment.

-Some knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions associated with the maintenance and monitoring of wastewater treatment plant equipment and machinery.

-Some knowledge of chemical testing and treatment practices and methods utilized in municipal wastewater treatment facilities.

-Some knowledge of record keeping and reporting practices required to effectively monitor wastewater treatment plant operations.

-Some knowledge of the chemicals utilized to treat wastewater.

-Some knowledge of operating policies and procedures established for the utility department.

-Some knowledge of the laboratory equipment utilized to analyze wastewater including the Fisher Scientific BOD Incubator, HACH Culture Incubator, HACH Colormeter Cl2 Analyzer and HACH BOD Dissolved Oxygen Analyzer.

-Ability to properly read gauges and testing equipment, take accurate readings, determine improper and/or suspect operations of wastewater treatment facility equipment and machinery and assist with making needed repairs and/or adjustments.


-Ability to keep routine records, prepare reports and make accurate mathematical computations.

-Ability to consistently perform job related duties in compliance with established operational and safety policies and procedures.

-Ability to perform daily job assignments in a dependable, timely and thorough manner.

-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public.

-Ability to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions.

-Skill in the use of hand and power tools utilized in the maintenance, repair and/or adjustment of wastewater treatment plant components, equipment and machinery.

-Skill in the use of laboratory testing and analysis equipment utilized on the job.

 

Necessary Special Requirements

 

Possession of a valid Tennessee Commercial Drivers License and the ability to be insured at standard vehicle liability rates.

-Ability to obtain within 36 months a Wastewater Treatment Plant Grade III license.

 

Physical Requirements

 

  • This is heavy work requiring considerable static, explosive, dynamic and trunk strength and requiring the exertion of up to 80 pounds of force occasionally and up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects
  • Work requires considerable flexibility, mobility and speed oflimb movement
  • Work requires considerable effort and stamina
  • Work requires both gross body equilibrium and coordination for balancing, bending, stooping, kneeling and walking
  • Work requires arm/ hand steadiness and manual and finger dexterity
  • Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word
  • Hearing is required to perceive information in both quiet and noisy environments and determine the direction of sounds
  • Visual acuity is required for the inspection of small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of office equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, color differentiation, and observing general surroundings and activities
  • The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, temperature extremes, bodily fluids, oils and lubricants, noise and slippery surfaces

Records Technician

 

Nature of Work

 

This is responsible technical and administrative work involving the maintenance of official court documents, incident, accident and arrest reports and civil papers for the Jefferson City Police department. Activities associated with the job include computer entry, retrieval, and deletion of records, advising concerned parties as to the status of legal actions and conducting record checks and providing information for insurance companies, employers, and the public. Additional activities include entering pawn tickets into the computer, transcribing detectives' notes, assisting with City Court operations and preparing departmental correspondence. In addition incumbents are occasionally expected to assist with dispatch duties including receiving calls for service, providing information to citizens and dispatching cars to all cal Is for service.

Job responsibilities required dedicated attention to detail, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to deal with sensitive and confidential information, strong computer skills and some experience in law enforcement. Job performance is reviewed by the Chief of Police through observation of the organization and accuracy of documents and records, adherence to departmental policies and procedures, interpersonal and decision making skills and ability to successfully perform dispatching duties.

 

Illustrative Examples of Work

 

-Answers phones and provides general information regarding the availability or status of legal documents, arrest, incident, and accident reports, etc. or directs the call to the appropriate party.

-Edits and enters incident and arrest reports into the computer (TlBRS software) ensuring that each report is complete and accurate.

-Copies accident reports for submission to Nashville.

-Enters accident reports and pawn tickets into the appropriate computer database.

-Assists with preparing case folders for officers for Grand Jury and filing after all court proceedings have been finished.

-Assists with the submission of City Court reports, abstracts and letters to the State of Tennessee.

-Assists with generating monthly and yearly crime statistics for the Jefferson City Police department.

-Prepares the City Court Docket and assists with courtroom proceedings.

-Compiles statistics and prepares a report for City Council on a monthly basis.

-Expunges records after receipt of the proper paperwork from various courts.

-Transcribes and edits tapes for detectives and maintains case records as required.

-Distributes arrest and incident reports to insurance companies, employers and the public upon request and receipts fees charged for the information provided.

-Provides information to lawyers, law enforcement agencies and personnel, courts and the pubIic in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.

-Assists with receiving individuals who come to the window.

-Performs related duties as required.

Necessary Requirements of Work

 

Graduation from an accredited high school supplemented with courses in secretarial science or office administration; ability to maintain detailed information in an organized manner and make appropriate decisions within established policies and procedures; dedicated attention to detail; strong interpersonal skills; experience working in law enforcement; excellent computer skills; or any equivalent combination of education and experience to provide the following knowledge, abilities and skills:

 

-Thorough knowledge of legal documents including warrants, arrest, incident, and accident reports, writs, and civil papers used in sessions, civil and criminal court proceedings.

-Thorough knowledge of policies and procedures pertaining to the storage, maintenance and dissemination of sensitive legal information as established by the TBI and FBI.

-Thorough knowledge of city ordinances and City Court proceedings and protocols.

-Considerable knowledge of the information required for case folders utilized for court proceedings.

-Considerable knowledge of applicable TCA codes pertaining to civil and criminal law.

-Considerable knowledge of the Jefferson City Police department policies and procedures, TBJ data collection, reporting guidelines and NClC guidelines.

-Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy when dealing with very detailed information.

-Ability to maintain detailed and confidential information in an organized and accessible manner.

-Ability to interact successfully with court officials, attorneys, co-workers, law enforcement personnel and the public.

-Ability to prepare and maintain accurate financial records and supporting documentation.

-Ability to transcribe and edit tapes in an accurate manner.

-Ability to prioritize daily activities to meet all reporting requirements and established deadlines.

-Ability to make appropriate job related decisions within established state and local regulations and departmental procedures.

-Ability to acquire and utilize new job related information when necessary.

-Skill in the operation of modern office equipment including computer terminals and keyboards, copiers, telephone and two way radio systems, and FAX machines.

-Skill in the use of proprietary and other software applications including data base management (Access), word processing (Word) and spreadsheet applications.

 

Necessary Special Requirements

 

-All Police Department personnel are required to maintain the highest standards of integrity, honesty and ethical behavior and conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner at all times whether or not they are performing job related duties.

-Must be at least 18 years of age.

-Certification by a qualified professional in the psychiatric or psychological fields as free of all apparent mental disorders as described in the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association.

-Fingerprints must be on file with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

-Must be a United States citizen.

-Can not have been convicted or plead guilty, or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any federal or state Jaws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances.

-Can not have been released or discharged under any other than honorable discharge from any of' the Armed Forces of the United States.

-Possession of a valid Tennessee driver's license and the ability to be insured at standard vehicle liability rates.

-Current certification as a Municipal Court Clerk.

 

Physical Requirements

 

  • This is light to medium work requiring moderate static, explosive, dynamic and trunk strength and requiring the exertion of up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and up to 5 pounds of force frequently to move objects
  • Work requires considerable flexibility, mobility and speed of limb movement
  • Work requires moderate effort and stamina
  • Work requires both gross body equilibrium and coordination for balancing, bending, stooping, kneeling and walking
  • Work requires arm/ hand steadiness and manual and finger dexterity
  • Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word
  • Hearing is required to perceive information in both quiet and noisy environments and determine the direction of sounds
  • Visual acuity is required for the inspection of small defects and/or small parts, use or measuring devices, operation of office equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, color differentiation, and observing general surroundings and activities
  • The worker is subject to inside and occasional outside environmental conditions
Paygrade 5 @ $16.39/ hour (may be adjusted according to experience, qualifications and education)

Applications can be downloaded from here
Please email all completed applications to humanresources@jeffersoncitytn.gov

 

The City of Jefferson City is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, and as such, does not discriminate against minorities and persons with disabilities.

Hiring Announcement- Police Officer (full-time)

 

Application Period: July 3, 2024 through July 17, 2024

 

 

Entry-level Salary for POST Certified Officer:

 

Step 1: $51,840 ($22.50/hour)

Step 8: $64,366.80 ($27.94/hour)

 

Eligible for promotion after 3 years of service with the JCPD.  Eligible after 2 years if you hold a minimum of an associate’s degree or have been honorably discharged from any branch of military service. 

 

Corporal Pay Scale:

Step 1: $62,538 ($27.15/hour)

Step 8: 75,063.60 ($32.58/hourly)

 

Sergeant Pay Scale:

Step 1: $69,416.60 (30.13/ hour)

Step 8: $83,321.40 ($36.17/hour)

 

Sign-on Bonus Available if you qualify!

 

*TN POST Certified Officer $10,000

In order to be eligible, you can NOT be a current law enforcement employee or have been employed as a law enforcement officer for at least 1 year.  Incremental pay will begin on your 6-month anniversary date.  You must remain employed as a JCPD officer for at least 3 years to earn the entire $10,000. 

 

*Non-Certified Applicants $8,000

Non-certified applicants who are eligible will receive $8,000.  Incremental pay will begin on your 6-month anniversary date.  You must remain employed as a JCPD officer for at least 3 years to earn the entire $8,000. 

 

 

Benefits

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

*FREE to the individual employee

* $230/month for family plan (approx.)

  • Free $25,000 life insurance
  • 15 paid holidays which includes a floating holiday.
  • Paid vacation, sick, bereavement, and military leave (20 days)
  • Overtime opportunities available
  • TCRS state retirement FREE (Legacy Plan)
  • Liberal take-home car policy
  • Officers are required work 12-hour shifts, days, nights (rotating every two months)
  • Accredited law enforcement agency
  • Numerous training opportunities
  • Special assignments such as K-9, Investigations, SWAT, recruiting, training, UAV ops
  • All equipment is furnished by the police department
  • Officers are issued a duty pistol with optics, patrol rifle with optics, off-duty/backup pistol, shotgun, Taser
  • Visible tattoos are permitted but must meet JCPD guidelines
  • Facial hair is not permitted other than a mustache

 

Out-of-state applicants are welcome.  If you are currently certified in another state, you will be required to attend a mostly online transition course in Tennessee. 

 

Requirements

 

Must be 21 years of age, possess a valid Tennessee driver’s license , be able to pass an extensive background investigation, be able to successfully pass a medical and psychological exam, pass a drug screen, must be physically fit, never have been discharged under dishonorable conditions from any branch of service, high school graduate or equivalent, be of good moral character and never have been convicted of a felony, MUST successfully complete the JCPD field training program and probationary period. 

 

 

The JCPD is a state accredited, 37-member law enforcement agency that provides services within the municipal limits of Jefferson City.  This is a great place to live and work.  Come be a part of the JCPD family. 

 

 

Applications will be available at the police department, by email, mail, or fax. 

 

Jefferson City Police Department

100 City Center Dr.

Jefferson City, TN 37760

(865) 475-2002

 

 

Jefferson City, Tennessee is an equal opportunity employer subject to local, state and federal laws including the Fair Labor Standards Act, EEOC standards, Americans with Disabilities Act, and the personnel policy of the City of Jefferson City.

Applications can be downloaded from here
Please email all completed applications to humanresources@jeffersoncitytn.gov