REVISED July 16, 2021
TITLE: Police Officer LOCATION: Police Department
OPENING DATE: April 9, 2021 CLOSING DATE: until Filled
JOB NUMBER: JN21-27CP CLASS CODE: 0825
STARTING PAY: $43,560 - $62,429 (DOQ) with excellent benefits package
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
PRIMARY FUNCTION: This position involves the performance of responsible, general duty police work in protecting the life, persons, and property of the citizens of the Town of Collierville through even-handed enforcement of laws and ordinances.
QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a High School diploma or GED; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Incumbents must be a citizen of the United States of America. Applicants who are a Veteran must possess an Honorable Discharge and provide a DD214. Must possess upon hire or complete within six (6) months of hire the State of Tennessee Police Officer P.O.S.T certification and maintain appropriate certification throughout employment. Must be in compliance with TCA 38-8-106.
SPECIAL REQUISITES: Applicants must have the ability to pass a work-related physical proficiency/agility test, a medical/physical examination, a psychological examination and background investigation.
LICENSES: Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Special application required. Must obtain application packet from Human Resources personnel or download the application from the website. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
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NOTES: The work of this job requires sufficient physical strength, stamina, and ability to pass a work-related physical proficiency test and pre-employment examination. The work is physically demanding, may require lifting heavy objects, and may require working in inclement weather. All new hires must successfully complete a 365-day training and assessment period.