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 in January  2017.


Employment Opportunity Notice


The Sumner County Sheriff’s Office is testing for the following position:


Correctional Officers: responsible for security and welfare of inmates.


Qualifications include, but are not limited to: 18 years or older, high school diploma or accepted GED certificate, citizen of the U.S., no arrest or conviction for charges of force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances; have an honorable discharge from armed forces if applicable, have a good moral character and pass a background check; pass a physical, psychological and a drug screen; and have a valid driver’s license. Some computer experience is desired.


Applications accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, May 13, 2016.  Application fee of $20.00 per test must be paid in cash with completed application. The written test includes general aptitude questions. Applicants scoring 70 or above will be placed on a hiring roster for the remainder of the year 2016.


Examination held Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.  Arrive at 8:30 a.m. to register.  Picture I.D. required.


Location:  Old EMA Building, 1570 Cairo Rd., Gallatin, TN 37066


For more information call Jennifer Wiser at 615-452-2616 ext. 1848
 Click here for Application Form