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Police Officer
Somerville, TN

The Somerville Police Department will be accepting applications for CERTIFIED ONLY Police Officer candidates for current openings. The schedule is a 14 day a month rotating shift with nights and weekend work required. The employee would be off every other weekend, under normal schedule conditions. Starting salary is based upon experience. State retirement TCRS with match by the Town of Somerville. An optional retirement plan is also available with matching funds.  

Excellent medical benefits for employee and family. Free vision and dental for employee. After first full year of employment you may be eligible for college tuition reimbursement for a degree program relating to the field of law enforcement.

Eligible applicants must be certified as a police officer by the Tennessee Police Officer Standards and Training Commission (P.O.S.T.), be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, have a high school diploma/GED, be a U.S. citizen, have no felony convictions and be able to successfully pass psychological, physical, and polygraph exams as well as a drug screen. Officers who are P.O.S.T. certified through another state and can be certified in Tennessee by an abbreviated class at the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy will be considered. 

The City of Somerville is an equal opportunity employer, drug-free with policies of non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or military service. 

901-465-3205 ext. 1 for more information