The City of Savannah is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. This position is under the general supervision of the Chief of Police. Interested applicants must complete and submit an Application for Employment, which is available at Savannah City Hall, 140 Main Street, Savannah, Tennessee between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Applications will be accepted until February 3, 2017 at 5:00 P.M.
A complete job description, including essential functions required to perform this job, is available at Savannah City Hall and will be distributed with each application. Starting pay is dependent on qualifications. The Savannah Police Department will consider training for highly qualified candidates. The Savannah Police Department will offer a signing bonus for a candidate who is both P.O.S.T. Certified and possesses completed College Degree(s).
Applicants must be able to pass a physical examination, drug screen, psychological examination, and pass an extensive background investigation, including driving and criminal histories. The successful applicant must be able to work holidays, weekends, and regular shift work, which includes both day and night shift work. Employees of the Savannah Police Department are required to reside within Hardin County within one (1) year of employment.
The City of Savannah is an Equal Opportunity Employer.