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Police Officer - Cleveland, TN (ID: 292562)

Title Police Officer
Type Police Officer
Date Posted December 28, 2017
City / Organization Cleveland, TN


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The city of Cleveland is accepting applications from qualified individuals interested in a career in law enforcement to compete for the position of Police Officer. Qualified applicants will have a high school education or state recognized equivalent, will be 21 years of age, will have a valid Tennessee driver’s license, will be required to undergo post-offer medical and psychological exams including drug screen, and will conform to other standards as set forth in T.C.A. 38-8-106.   

Applicants will progress through pre-employment testing procedures and successful candidates will be selected as positions become available. Pre-employment procedures consist of:  1) written exam measuring basic skills in reading comprehension, math, grammar, punctuation, spelling, report writing; 2) physical readiness exam consisting of a 1½ mile run, 300 yard run, one rep free weight bench press, pushups, agility course, and vertical jump; 3) ride-along with certified officer and written assessment of events observed during the ride-along; 4) structured oral interview process; 5) background investigation. Applicants who have obtained an Associate’s Degree or higher from a Department of Education recognized Regionally Accredited College or University, or those that are currently POST certified will have the written exam waived. 

Entry level annual salary of $35,892 and competitive benefits package provided including fully employer paid Defined Benefit retirement plan with Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System.   

Applications may be obtained by contacting the City of Cleveland Human Resources Office at 160 2nd Street NE or by phone at 423-559-3313. Applications are also available at the City’s website  Applications should be submitted to the City Human Resources Office at the above address or by mail to City of Cleveland, P.O. Box 1519, Cleveland, TN 37364-1519, ATTN: Human Resources Department.  Please contact the Human Resources Office at 423-559-3313 if you have questions or would like additional information.  The City of Cleveland is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Post Expiration Date   January 27, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .