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Phone: (423) 209-7000
After Hours / Non-Emergency: 423-622-0022
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Human Resources Division

The Human Resources Division is responsible for all functions relating to human resources management, including, but not limited to, interpreting and complying with EEO/Title VI requirements, discipline and discharge, sexual harassment, age discrimination, Americans with Disabilities Act, hiring and firing, sex discrimination, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Family and Medical Leave Act, department and civil service policies and procedures, and benefit and compensation plans.

Attention Applicants - READ FIRST BEFORE APPLYING

When applying, you must provide a complete and thorough employment history on your application, specifically all jobs (part time and full time) held since leaving high school to the present, including any periods of unemployment. The information should include the name of employer, address/phone number, dates of employment (at least month/year), name of supervisor, job description, reason for separation, etc. Also, must provide copy of high school diploma or GED, college degree, drivers license and, if military background, DD Form 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge).

Openings

SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY, MAY 1ST, AT 4:00 PM, TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE OF THE HAMILTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IN THE CITY/COUNTY COURTHOUSE AT 600 CHERRY STREET, ROOM G-25, CHATTANOOGA, TN. WE DO NOT ACCEPT FAXED OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS.

Corrections Officer - Click here to Apply
Accepting applications for Corrections Officers who provide a safe and healthy environment for inmates and visitors in the Hamilton County Jail.

Applicant must - be at least 21 years old, - be a citizen of the United States, - be a high school graduate or possess its equivalency, which shall include a general educational development (GED), - not have been convicted of, or pled guilty to, or entered into a nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any federal or state law or municipal ordinance relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor, controlled substances or controlled substance analogues per TCA 38-8-106, - not have been released or discharged under any other than honorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States, - pass an agility test (pushups, sit-ups, dummy drag) administered by the Corrections training staff.

Salary Range: $32,090.00 (annualized)

With application, must provide employment history (part time and full time) from high school to the present and a copy of high school transcript or GED, college degree, drivers license, social security card, and, if military experience, DD Form 214, and, if law enforcement certified, a copy of academy certificate and POST certification.

Applications and requested documents must be received by the Human Resources Office of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, 601 Cherry Street, Room G-25, Chattanooga TN 37402, by Friday, May 1st, at 4:00 PM EST. We do not accept faxed applications.

How To Apply

Apply at the Human Resources Office of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, 600 Market Street, Room G-25, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402. We do not accept faxed or emailed applications.

You may obtain an application through this website (you must have Adobe Reader installed on your computer) or by contacting our human resources office at (423) 209-7014.

Download the Application for Employment (File Size: 141.35 Kb)
(Requires Adobe Reader)



Note As we need the application with original signatures, we cannot accept faxed or e-mailed applications.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is An Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Info
Carole Miller
Human Resources Manager
600 Market Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: (423) 209-7014
Fax: (423) 209-7265