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  2021

 

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.

 

 

Deputy: 

 

Must be United States citizen.  If military service was performed, must have received honorable discharge.  Must be minimum of 21 years old, high school or GED graduate, pass 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.  Will be required to comply with all Tennessee Police Officer Standards and Training rules and regulations and 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.  Will be required to maintain a valid Tennessee drivers’ license.

 

IMMEDIATELY following the written test for a Deputy position, you will be required to take a physical agility test.  THIS IS A PASS OR FAIL.  If you fail to meet this minimal physical test, you will no longer be considered for the position of Deputy at this time.  However, you can test again at the next scheduled test.

 

Requirements of physical agility:

 

Run 1 mile in 10 minutes or under.

25 sit-ups in 1 minute or under.

25 push-ups in 1 minute or under.

 

Please dress or bring change of clothes for this portion of testing.


Next test will be held on September 12th, 2020  

 

Location:  Sumner County Sheriff's Office Training Facility

1570 Cairo Road, Gallatin TN 37066

  Picture I.D. required.

Must arrive by 8 am to be registered.

Testing to begin @ 9AM sharp

 Application fee of $20.00 (cash) must be turned in with completed application by September 3rd @ 4pm.  

 

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 2020

 

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