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Posted on: November 30, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Police Officer

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  • Do you like physical and mental challenge?
  • Do you like an environment that is always something different or new?
  • Are you graduating college with a degree in psychology, criminal justice, or sociology and want to enter into a professional career that can put your degree to work?
  • Are you interested in helping your community?

If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, you should consider a career as a Police Officer.   

Entry level applicants and current Tennessee POST Certified Patrol Officers who are experienced will be considered.

Minimum qualifications include U.S. citizenship; be at least 21 years of age; HS/GED; valid Driver’s License; no felony convictions; must pass physical exam, drug screen and psychological exam and be free of any mental disorders; must complete polygraph examination, willing to have fingerprints on file with TBI; honorable military discharge only; be of good moral character as demonstrated by background investigation by Police Dept.; and, if hired, must attend 10 weeks basic police certification training unless previously certified. 

Excellent benefits package including TN Consolidated Retirement System and take home car program. Annual entry level salary starts at $34,779.83, TN POST Certified Officers start at $36,540.56. Qualified applicants must submit a resume and complete an online application and which is located online at, human resource section under job openings.


Application and candidate packet must be submitted online no later than Monday, December 31, 2018 by 4:00pm.


The City of Alcoa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA/ADEA/Title VI Compliant. 

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