Apply Now To Serve & Protect – Multiple Opportunities Across Robertson County

Apply Now To Serve & Protect - Multiple Opportunities Across Robertson County

Apply Now To Serve & Protect – Multiple Opportunities Across Robertson County

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Did you know that Robertson County has eleven municipalities? Adams, Cross Plains, Cedar Hill, Greenbrier, Coopertown, Orlinda, Portland, Springfield, Millersville, Ridgetop, and White House.

Each city is different with an identity and character all its own. It’s what makes Robertson County such a great place to live. Our large agricultural footprint (consisting of almost 500 square miles), historic and modern architecture, nature, and wildlife all create a beautiful mix of rural and urban living. If you are in or are considering a career in law enforcement, Robertson County offers a diverse landscape that can be a place to build a career and a home.

Smokey Barn News has added law enforcement opportunities currently available in Robertson County that include the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, the Springfield Police Department, the Coopertown Police Department, and the White House Police Department.

After looking over the opportunities below, you can find links to more information about each city at the bottom of this page.

Coopertown Police  Now Hiring Full-Time Patrol Officer:

Interested applicants are asked to mail resume, cover letter, and full list of training and certifications to:

Town of Coopertown
2525 Burgess Gower Rd.
Springfield, TN 37172
Attn: Emily McKellar

The successful applicant must meet the following criteria:

• Be at least 21 years of age.
• High school degree or equivalent. (A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and/or additional certifications are a plus)
• Possess a valid Tennessee driver’s license
• Must be able to be POST certified as an officer in the State of Tennessee (meaning the applicant must be able to successfully complete a Tennessee POST approved law enforcement academy or transition school).
• Be able to qualify with firearms
• Pass a drug screen, psychological, polygraph, and physical examination.
• Be of good moral character determined by background investigation
• Not been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor, or controlled substances.
• Not been released or discharged under any other than honorable discharge from any of the armed forces of the United States.
Starting pay range is $35,000 to $37,500. Salary is DOQ
Benefits include, but not limited to:
• Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
• Matching TCRS retirement plan
• Paid Time off (Sick, Vacation, Personal & Comp)
• Take-Home car allowance within 30 miles of City limits
• Discounted Tuition through Columbia Southern University
• Uniforms, Firearms and Training provided to Officers

Applications will be accepted through Friday, March 12, 2021 at 3:00pm. CST

The Town of Coopertown is an equal opportunity and “at-will” employer, and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, military or veteran status, the presence of medical condition, or any other legally protected status.

Coopertown Police were out in full force during the recent winter storm helping the community by clearing off steps and handicap access ramps.

“We’re honored to be able to help our community.”

 

 

City of Springfield, TN – Government – Now Hiring: Police Officer

Police Officer (Open Positions: 1)

Closes On: December 31, 2021 at 04:30 PM CST

Department: Police
Job Status: Full-Time
Days Worked: Sun., Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.
Rate of Pay: $36,024.56 – $54,485.78
Status: Accepting Applications Apply Now

Job Description
Perform protective service work under general direction and supervision.

Job Responsibilities

• Patrols, by vehicle or foot, the streets of the city, business establishments, and residential areas to observe for traffic violations, safety hazards, and suspicious or criminal activity.
• Investigates accident scenes involving persons or property.
• Responds to calls for service regarding property theft, domestic disputes, vandalism, homicides, suicides, prowlers, assaults, burglaries, rape, shootings, etc. and resolves calls in accordance with state and federal law, local ordinance, and/or departmental policy.
• Issues citations for traffic and parking violations.
• Serves warrants and makes arrests.
• Investigates suspected crimes and pursues appropriate course(s) of action.
• Maintains appropriate records regarding warrants, investigations, arrests, etc.
• Testifies in court and at various legal proceedings.

Other Job Duties

• Directs and controls traffic as needed.
• Assists motorists with various activities including stalled vehicles.
• Serve as police escort for security reasons or for funerals
• Operate and maintain all law enforcement equipment.
• Assist other departments or agencies with law enforcement activities.
• Attends annual and specialized training classes.
• Performs other related tasks as required.

Primary Job Challenges

• Performing potentially dangerous protective service work in all weather conditions.
• Responding to high-stress situations and communicating with members of the public during traumatic, tense, and emotional moments.
• Using judgment to resolve disputes, investigate suspected crimes, and deter and prevent crime.
• Working for a public safety agency that operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to include weekends, holidays, and being subject to call out for special circumstances.

For qualifications and more details on this position or to apply, click here

Springfield Police News:

Please join us in welcoming Officer Jerry Long to the Springfield Police Department as the new Community Engagement Officer.

In this newly created role, Officer Long will become a familiar face around the city as he serves as the liaison for businesses and community events.

“I’m most excited about the opportunity to work with the community,” said Long. “I’m a people person so this is my thing.”

Long has over 23 years of experience in law enforcement with the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office. He is a graduate of the Tennessee Law Enforcement Academy and holds a bachelor’s of science degree in criminal justice from Bethel University. Read more.

The City of Springfield, TN has also recently welcomed three new officers.

The newest officers were sworn in during a ceremony at Springfield City Hall.

(From left to right) Officer Tobias Clark, Officer Jerry Long, and Officer Breyton Ridgley.

 

 

City of White House Police Now Hiring Full Time Police Officer

Basic Qualifications
• High School Diploma or GED.
• United States Citizen.
• 21 Years of Age.
• Valid Driver’s License.
• No Felony Convictions.
Hiring Process
• Thorough Background Investigation. Written Exam.
• Physical Fitness Course.
• Chief’s Interview.
• 12 week Police Academy Post Hire (if not certified).
Inquires: Contact Human Resources: 615-672-4350
Opportunites
• Bike Patrol, ERT, DTF. Criminal Investigations Division.
• K9 Unit.
• Overtime Opportunities.
• Outervest.
• Specialized Training.
• Take Home Vehicle.
• 12 Hour Shifts (every other weekend off).
Salary/Benefits

• Health, Dental & Vision.
• Vacation (4 weeks accured 1st year).
• Sick Days.
• Longevity Pay.
• Salary Raise/year. No top out.
• 12 paid Holidays. 2 Personal Days.
• College Tuition Program.
• Wellness Program.

Full Time
Salary/Pay Rate:
($36,110.33 – $42,915.10 annually)

Apply Today!

Applications may be obtained by clicking here or by calling Human Resources at 615-672-4350, ext. 2109 or by emailing HumanResources@WhiteHouseTN.gov.

Applications may be returned by email HumanResources@WhiteHouseTN.gov, by fax at 615-616-1058 or by mail at City of White House, Attn: Human Resources, 105 College Street, White House, TN 37188.

The City of White House, TN- Police Department was honored to recently host a 24 hour D.U.I & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing training class, which was sponsored by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office. Officers from throughout the State of Tennessee attended this important training.

“We would like to thank retired W.H.P.D Sergeant Daryl Manlove, for leading this class. Sergeant Manlove retired from the W.H.P.D in 2018, and he now travels the state teaching D.U.I training through the T.H.S.O. We would also like to say a special thank you to Sergeant Edwards of the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, and Deputy Bilbrey of the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office, for assisting with this class.”

 

 

Robertson County Sheriff’s Office – Join Our Team Of SRO’s, Deputies & Corrections Officers

With a coverage area of almost 500 square miles in both rural and urban areas, and one of the newest and largest detention facilities in the state, the Robertson County Sheriff’s office is a great place to add to your portfolio of law enforcement experience.

With programs like our Senior Outreach (SOS) Program and SmartWater forensic technology, the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office is a leader in both tech-based crime-fighting and community outreach programs.

If you would like to join our family of highly skilled Deputies, School Resource Officers and Corrections Officers then follow the instructions below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Patrol Deputy Benefits:

• Patrol Deputy – Pay based on experience $16.65 – $20.46 hourly ($36,363 – $44,685)
• Corrections Officer – Pay is $15.42 hourly increasing to $15.96 hourly ($33,197 annually) after completion of a six-month probationary period
• Yearly pay increases with step plan
• Health, dental, and vision insurance
• Paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave
• Tennessee Consolidated Retirement
• Uniforms provided
• Health and Wellness Incentives

Qualifications:

A. Applicants must have reached their 18th birthday before the application can be accepted.
B. Applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED.
C. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license.
D. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States.
E. Applicants must have an Honorable Discharge from the Armed Forces (if prior military)
F. Applicants must be able to pass an extensive pre-employment background investigation.
G. Applicants must pass a psychological examination, polygraph examination, written examination, and a physical examination (including drug screen).
H. Applicants must be of good moral character. If at any time during the selection process it is found that the applicant has been untruthful or purposely withheld requested information, the applicant will no longer be considered for employment and will not be allowed to reapply with the department in the future.
I. Applicants who become employed as a full-time Deputy with this agency are required to meet and maintain the minimum standards as set forth by the Tennessee Peace Officer Training Commission.

Applicants for PATROL DEPUTY must be a TN POST Certified Law Enforcement Officer.

Patrol Deputy Job Description:

The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division has the responsibility to serve Robertson County’s 476 square miles and a growing population by detecting and deterring criminal acts, responding to calls for service, investigating violations of the law, and increasing the safety of our roadways and community. The Patrol Division strives to serve the public with respect and dignity, safeguarding lives and property in a fair & impartial manner. The Sheriff’s Office hold its Deputies to high professional and ethical standards while fulfilling our constitutional duties.

Corrections Officer Job Description:

The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Division is responsible for the management and the operations of the Robertson County Detention Facility. It is the mission of the ROBERTSON COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY to house inmates in a safe and secure setting, to provide safety and security to the Robertson County community, and service to the judicial systems of Robertson County, The State of Tennessee, and the United States of America.

The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office is a family-oriented organization with an energetic and positive work environment. Applicants should be eager to serve the citizens of Robertson County. Robertson County is seated between Interstate 24 and 65 which provides employees of the Sheriff’s Office the unique opportunity to enjoy small town living, but with the convenience of being minutes away from larger cities such as Nashville and Clarksville, Tennessee. As your law enforcement career develops, you may find that you have talents or interest in other areas of law enforcement beyond the Patrol or Corrections Division.

The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office has many divisions and specialty assignments such as:

• Criminal Investigations
• K-9
• Court Security
• Emergency Response Team
• Negotiations
• Training
• School Resource Officer
• Narcotic Agent
• Extradition
• Honor Guard

School Resource Officer Benefits:

• School Resource Officer – Pay based on experience $16.65 – $20.46 ($34,632 – $42,557)
• Patrol Deputy – Pay based on experience $16.65 – $20.46 hourly ($36,363 – $44,685)
• Corrections Officer – Pay is $15.42 hourly increasing to $18.96 hourly ($32,073.60 – $39,436.80 annually) after completion of a six-month probationary period
• Yearly pay increases with step plan
• Health, dental, and vision insurance
• Paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave
• Tennessee Consolidated Retirement
• Uniforms provided
• Health and Wellness Incentives

Qualifications:

A. Applicants must have reached their 18th birthday before the application can be accepted.
B. Applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED.
C. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license.
D. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States.
E. Applicants must have an Honorable Discharge from the Armed Forces (if prior military)
F. Applicants must be able to pass an extensive pre-employment background investigation.
G. Applicants must pass a psychological examination, polygraph examination, written examination, and a physical examination (including drug screen).
H. Applicants must be of good moral character. If at any time during the selection process it is found that the applicant has been untruthful or purposely withheld requested information, the applicant will no longer be considered for employment and will not be allowed to reapply with the department in the future.
I. Applicants who become employed as a full-time Deputy with this agency are required to meet and maintain the minimum standards as set forth by the Tennessee Peace Officer Training Commission.

Applicants for SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER and PATROL DEPUTY must be a TN POST Certified Law Enforcement Officer.

School Resource Officer Job Description:

The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer Division works in a cooperative effort with the Robertson County School System’s administrators, faculty, staff, students, and parents; Juvenile Court; community leaders; and other public services for a common goal of providing a safe and secure atmosphere that is conducive to learning. Through education and enforcement, the SRO Division strives to hold juveniles responsible for their actions and prevent individual acts from becoming a pattern of delinquency. The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office has Deputies assigned to Krisle Elementary School, Coopertown Middle School, Jo Byrns Elementary School, Jo Byrns High School, Springfield Middle School, Springfield High School, East Robertson Elementary School, East Robertson High School, Greenbrier Middle School, Greenbrier High School, White House Heritage, and the Robertson County Alternative School.

JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY!

CLICK HERE to download and complete the application.

Applications may also be picked up in person at the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, 507 South Brown Street, Springfield, TN 37172 or emailed to: applications@robertsonsheriff.com

The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

“We would like to welcome our newest Sheriff’s Office team member! Deputy Froehlich started the Patrol Division this week, and took his Oath of Office with Sheriff Michael Van Dyke.
Welcome to the Sheriff’s Office family!”

“We also had two new Corrections Officers join the Sheriff’s Office team this past week, and take their Oath of Office with Sheriff Michael Van Dyke. Welcome to the Sheriff’s Office family!”

Robertson County Sheriff’s Office Senior Outreach Service

“Have heard about our SOS program? Our Senior Outreach Service (SOS) Program is for seniors, disabled residents, and their families who need that extra reassurance that someone cares. A deputy from the Sheriff’s Office will call once a week to check on you or your loved one and ensure their needs are being met.”

For more information and to sign up, click here.

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