Employment



The Sumner County Sheriff’s Office employees are protected under Civil Service. In order to be considered for a position with the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office one must first take and pass the Civil Service Exam.

With the exception of Correctional Officer positions we give our Civil Service Exam only once a year. Our next test will be  January 11th  2020

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY NOTICE

 

Below are the Employee Qualifications and Testing requirements:

 

Corrections Officer – Entry Level:

You must be a United States Citizen.  You must have honorable discharge if military service was performed.  You must be a minimum of 18 years old, be a high school or GED graduate, pass a written civil service test, pass  background investigation, pass physical examination, pass psychological examination, pass drug screening test and be willing to work shifts, weekends and holidays as needed.  You will be required to become Tennessee Corrections Institute certified and maintain T.C.I. certification.  You will be required to maintain a valid driver’s license.

 

Cook – Entry Level:

You must be a United States citizen.  Must be a minimum of 18 years old, high school or GED graduate, pass civil service oral board test, pass background investigation, pass physical examination, pass drug screening test and be willing to work shifts, weekends and holidays as needed.  Must have verifiable experience as a cook, working with budgets, menus, ordering supplies and supervisory experience of employees or volunteers and provide references.  You will be required to maintain a valid driver’s license.

 

Maintenance – Entry Level:

You must be a United States citizen.  Must be a minimum of 18 years old, high school or GED graduate, pass civil service oral board test, pass background investigation, pass physical examination, pass drug screening test and be willing to work shifts, weekends and holidays as needed.  You must have verifiable experience in maintenance work and provide references.  You will be required to maintain a valid driver’s license.

 

Clerical – Entry Level:

You must be a United States citizen.  You must be a minimum age of  18 years old, high school or GED graduate, pass written civil service test, pass background investigation, pass physical examination, pass drug screening test and be willing to work shifts, weekends and holidays as needed.  May be required to become T.B.I. / N.C.I.C. certified and maintain T.B.I. / N.C.I.C. certification.

 

Deputy – Entry Level:

You must be a United States Citizen.  You must have honorable discharge if military service was performed.  You must be a minimum of 18 years old, be a high school or GED graduate, pass a written civil service test, pass  background investigation, pass physical examination, pass psychological examination (or possess current psychological certification), pass drug screening test and be willing to work shifts, weekends and holidays as needed.  You will be required to comply with a Tennessee Police Officer Standards and Training rules and regulations any may be required to become P.O.S.T. certified and maintain certification with P.O.S.T.  Position includes assignments to patrol, warrants, school resource program, drug task force, court security and other similar duties as needed.  You will be required to maintain a valid driver’s license.


Next annual test will be held on January 11th , 2020 at 0900 hours. 

 

Location:  Joe Shafer Middle School

240 Albert Gallatin Road, Gallatin TN 37066

 

Arrive at 0800 hours to register.  Picture I.D. required.

 

The deadline to turn in applications will be the Friday prior to test date @ 4PM.

 

 Application fee of $20.00 per test must be paid in cash with completed application.  The Entry Level test is general aptitude and has no study guide. It covers Reading, Math, English, Spelling, and Comprehensive.

 

Applicants scoring 70 or above will be placed on a hiring roster for the remainder of the year 2019

 

For more information call Tammy Weatherford at 615-452-2616 ext. 1841.


 Click here for Application Form

Please bring in or fax completed form to 615-442-1883