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Posted on: February 12, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Patrol Officer Candidate Pool

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The City of Alcoa Police Department, a CALEA accredited agency, is accepting applications to develop a pool of qualified candidates for the position of Patrol Officer.  The Alcoa Police Department prides itself on readiness, dedication, and devotion to providing professional law enforcement services. 

The Alcoa Police Department Offers:

  • Competitive pay and benefits package
  • State of the art equipment and uniforms
  • Take home vehicle program
  • Shift differential pay supplement
  • Excellent training

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 12 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 $36,007.56; TN POST Certified Officers start at $37,7830.44. Qualified applicants must submit a resume and complete an online application and which is located online at, under job openings. 

Application and candidate packet must be submitted online no later than Friday, May 14,2021 by 4:30pm.

The City of Alcoa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA/ADEA/Title VI Compliant. Please no phone calls.

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