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 - Entry Level:

You must be a US Citizen.  You must have honorable discharge if military service was performed.  You must be a minimum of 21 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 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.  You will be required to maintain a valid driver’s license.


IF YOU ARE TESTING FOR DEPUTY POSITION, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PASS A PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST IMMEDIATELY AFTER WRITTEN TEST SO DRESS ACCORDINGLY!
(Run 1 mile in less than 10 minutes, 25 pushups in one (1) minute, 25 sit ups in one (1) minute


Next test will be held on June 27th, 2020  

 

Location:  Shaffer Middle School

240 Albert Gallatin Ave, Gallatin TN 37066

  Picture I.D. required.

Must arrive by 8 am to be registered.

 

 Application fee of $20.00 (cash) must be turned in with completed application by June 19th @ 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