Police Officer

Brentwood Police Department - Brentwood, Tennessee

Jul 29, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Aug 28, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$40,372 annual

Job Description

The City of Brentwood is seeking highly motivated persons for a career in law enforcement in a positive, professional environment.

The purpose of this job is to protect life and property by enforcing all City statutes/ordinances and State law/regulations for which the Police Department is accountable. Duties and responsibilities include patrolling assigned locations; discovering and preventing commission of crime; apprehending criminals and offenders; writing citations and making arrests; conducting investigations; mediating disputes; administering first aid; performing traffic control functions; preparing/maintaining documentation; and providing information/assistance to the general public.

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.

Additional Information

Starting annual salary is $40,372.80 per year ($19.41/hr.) with incentives for higher education or emergency medical training. Benefits include:

Free Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance for employee.

Paid Vacations and Holidays.

Annual Vehicle Stipend of $2400 after probationary period.

Shift Differential pay up to $2100.

Annual Uniform allowance.

Longevity Bonus after 5 years of service.

Tuition Reimbursement Program.

TCRS Enhanced Retirement.230

G.I. Bill approved training provider.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: 60 Semester Hours
  • Experience: None Required.

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 pass a written test.

Applicants who pass the written test will 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.

Contact Informaton

Jim Montgomery

Brentwood Police Department
Brentwood, Tennessee 37027
phone: 6155776085

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