Deputy Sheriff

Deputy (Corrections)
Blount County Sheriff - MARYVILLE, Tennessee

Feb 13, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$36423.00 annual

Job Description

The Blount County Sheriff’s Office, Maryville Tennessee is currently seeking qualified applicants for both Patrol and Corrections officers.

The Blount County Sheriff’s Office in Maryville, Tennessee, located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, and is now accepting applications for the positions of Patrol Officer and Corrections Officer. Applicants must meet all minimum hiring standards set by the Tennessee Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission or the Tennessee Corrections Institute. Officers enforce the laws of the state of Tennessee, conduct investigations, respond to calls for service, execution of criminal warrants, work any shift as directed. The Blount County Sheriff’s Office is seeking energized, pro-active individuals willing to serve the county to the best of their ability. Receive uniforms, equipment, patrol or transport vehicles and additional training. Upon completing the 1 year probationary period, deputies are eligible to advance to specialized units in their prospective operations. They include but are not limited to, SWAT, Marine Patrol, Horse Mounted Unit, Water/Technical Rescue Team, K-9, Investigations, Crime Scene, School Resource Officer, and many more. All applicants must be willing to live within a 30 mile radius of the Blount County Justice Center to qualify for a take home vehicle if applicable.

Starting Pay for both operations is $36,423 annual.

Military and College Graduates Preference.

Benefit package includes health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, retirement, annual vacation days, 12 accrued holidays per year, and sick leave.

Additional Information

To apply go to WWW.BCSO.COM and complete the on-line application.

The Blount County Sheriff’s Office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), color, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in opportunities and benefits.




Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Experience: None

Written, Medical, Psychological, and Physical Testing Required.

In-depth Background Investigation.

Contact Informaton

Jeff Burchfield

Blount County Sheriff
MARYVILLE, Tennessee 37803
phone: 865-273-5000

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