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Police Officer

Company: City of Hendersonville, Tennessee
Location: Hendersonville
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

We are currently accepting application materials for Police Officer positions for the Hendersonville Police Department. HOW TO APPLY Submit the City of Hendersonville Job Application to the Recruitment Team at 3 Executive Park Drive. Review the Job Description. Completed Job Applications can be submitted by hand, in the main building at HPD Headquarters at the address below or by email at . City of Hendersonville Police Department Attn: Recruitment Team 3 Executive Park Drive Hendersonville, TN 37075 PAY INFORMATION Base Annual Salary Range: $44,860 - $69,844 Entry level BASE pay for an Uncertified Police Officer will be $44,860 annually. Pay is adjusted to $47,131 once Uncertified Police Officers become POST Certified. We offer various supplemental pays in addition to base pay including Associates (added 2.5% to base) and Bachelors (added 5% to base) Degrees. There is a $2,000 bonus if you are hired as a Certified Police Officer. This is only paid upon satisfactory completion of a probationary period which is typically one (1) year of consecutive full-time employment in the Police Department. If the employee terminates from employment with the City within three (3) years, this bonus must be paid back per the contract signed upon employment. If applicable: Shift Differentials of $0.27, $0.30 and $0.40/hour; HEAT Pay of $35/month; Negotiator $35/month; Motorcycle, Bicycle, K-9, Mounted Patrol of $65/month. Certified Police Officers who are EMT licensed receive an additional $125/month and Paramedics receive an additional $300/month. There is a special, one-time $2,500 bonus for employees who speak Spanish and English fluently. To qualify for this bonus, Police employees must have successfully completed their probationary period which is typically one (1) year of consecutive full-time employment and pass an independent review administered by a panel of three (3) bilingual representatives of the Hispanic community who are recognized by their peers as competent judges of this proficiency. BENEFITS Employee Benefits Website Employee Benefit Manual In addition to a competitive salary and various supplemental pay options, the City of Hendersonville offers an extraordinary employee benefit package that includes the following: Time Off: Vacation and Sick Leave (one day per month each) City Sick Bank option for those who qualify 13 paid annual holidays including flexible Birthday; holiday pay if holiday is worked Retirement is fully paid through Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS)Legacy Plan Vested in pension after 5 years of fulltime service Voluntary option to participate in VOYA 457 and Roth 457 Plans (100% employee paid) Dental Insurance thru Cigna at no cost to the employee Vision Insurance thru Cigna at no cost to the employee Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employee and family members Long Term and Short Term Disability $50,000 Base Life Insurance with multipliers for Accidental Death and In Line of Duty Rider Tuition reimbursement (subject to budget approval) Longevity Bonus paid annually ($100 each year after 2 years of employment x years of service - max of 20 yrs) Voluntary Employee/Spouse Wellness Program to earn time off and credits on insurance premiums Non-Smoker/Non-Tobacco User monthly discounts Overtime and Compensatory Time if earned State supplemented in-service pay currently $800 each year in addition to regular salary for those that qualify Compensated for time spent in court if outside of standard work week Paychecks are delivered through Direct Deposit 20 paid Military days annually for those who qualify FMLA, Bereavement, Maternity, Voting, Medical, and other various leave options Workers Compensation is fully paid for all employees Safety Incentive Program to earn time off Medical Insurance: You will have a choice of 3 medical plans that we offer through Cigna and may choose between Employee Only, Employee + One Dependent, or Family coverage. The City of Hendersonville pays, on average, the following monthly premium costs for Medical Insurance: $512 per month towards Employee Only insurance $720 per month towards Employee + One Dependent $1,113 per month towards Employee + Family Life Insurance: In addition to the City-paid Base Life insurance, employees have various employee-paid Supplemental Life Insurance options to choose from including Employee, Spouse, Child, and Dependent Life. Guaranteed Issue Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance: Supplemental Life can be purchased by new employees up to $150,000 without proof of good health and increased up to $500,000 at future enrollments with Evidence of Insurability. Supplemental Life may be purchased for Spouses up to $20,000 without proof of good health. Up to $250,000 may be purchased for Spouse Life with approved Evidence of Insurability. Uniforms/Equipment: Our City supplies and funds all necessary and required uniforms and equipment. Take Home Vehicle: Within certain limitations, the City does provide a take home vehicle. State Income Tax: The State of Tennessee has no income tax on wages earned. LATERAL TRANSFERS If you are hired by the Hendersonville Police Department as a TN POST certified officer from another agency, your starting annual BASE pay will be $48,225. You will also be eligible to receive the $2,000 sign-on bonus upon successful completion of a probationary period which is generally one (1) year of continuous fulltime employment. Candidates who have held or currently hold a POST Certification may be provided waivers for the Written Exam and the Physical Agility testing requirements. If you are currently TN POST Certified from another jurisdiction, you will not have to go through the Academy again if hired. If you were TN POST Certified but have been inactive for 5 years of less, Hendersonville Police Department can get you re-instated if hired. If you were TN POST Certified but have been inactive for 5-10 years, you must attend a 3-week Transition School if hired. If your TN POST Certification has been inactive for 10+ years, you must re-attend the Academy if hired. If you hold a current POST Certification from another state, if hired, you must attend the 3-week Transition School. If you were POST Certified in another state but have been inactive for less than 10 years, you must attend the 3-week Transition School. Any POST Certification that has been inactive for 10+ years will be required to attend the full TN Academy if hired. Anyone who is hired, regardless of prior experience, must complete the HPD in-house recruit training. TESTING PROCESS and INFORMATION UPDATE: Testing will take place once per quarter. Q1 -April 8th Q2 -June 24th Q3 -September 30th Q4- December 30th Talk to an HPD Recruiter Officer Jamie Owens at or Lieutenant Kevin Folsom or Sergeant Bob Fohrd at or Corporal J.R. Moran at or Optional Study Guide and Practice Test The test provider (Stanard & Associates) offers candidate preparation materials online (POST Study Guide and Practice Test). The cost for the Practice Test is $15.00 and you can pay via credit card through the website should you wish to take it. The exam provides you with an opportunity to complete a full-length, timed practice version of the POST exam. The content of the practice exam is 100% unique and contains no overlap with any content of POST versions. The practice version of the POST contains detailed feedback for any test item answered incorrectly by the you, giving you a better understanding of personal areas of strength, and opportunities for development. There is a Study Guide available for $5.00. Here is a link to the practice test and study guide: Personal History Statement (PHS) packet General Information Document Summary Personal History Statement Supplemental Background Information Reserve Officer Certification Form For Information Only Most Frequent Reasons for Rejection HPD website

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