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 APPLYINGWhen 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).
SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH, 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.
Reserve Officer - Click here to Apply
Accepting applications for Reserve Officers who are citizens that volunteer to assist the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office primarily with patrol related law enforcement functions. The reserve deputies are required to log service time of 12 hours per month consisting of activities spent in support of any agency division or approved reserve deputy duty.
Position requires (1) a high school diploma or GED, (2) must be at least 21 years of age, (3) a valid Tennessee drivers license with no record for suspension as a result of DUI or leaving the scene of an accident, (4) to be a citizen of the United States, (5) no felony or misdemeanor conviction relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances, and (6) if military experience, a honorable discharge from any of the armed forces of the United States.
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, September 4th, 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
Human Resources Manager
600 Market Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: (423) 209-7014
Fax: (423) 209-7265