Sheriff Jobs in Tennessee

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Shelby County - Memphis, TN
Screens applications for mass public safety processes. 7. Performs other related duties as required or directed. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities KSAs - 1....
24 days ago
Shelby County - Memphis, TN
Position Summary Works under general direction of warehouse manager and directs warehouse employees/stockroom workers and inmate workers within the Jail Division warehouse. Pay Grade: 45 Minimum...
30+ days ago
Shelby County - Memphis, TN
Pay Grade: 57 Minimum Qualifications 100% - 1.Eight (8) years of experience in commissioned law enforcement (one (1) of which must currently be in the rank of Lieutenant in the Shelby County Sheriffs...
30+ days ago
Shelby County - Memphis, TN
Position Summary Works under direct supervision to assist in implementing individual and group counseling programs within the Sheriffs Department. Pay Grade: 43 Minimum Qualifications 100% - 1....
45+ days ago
Shelby County - Memphis, TN
Position Summary Works under general supervision to perform a variety of entry-level clerical/administrative duties that may require use of limited independent judgment and skill processing,...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Tennessee

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Sheriff Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Sheriff Legitimacy, Procedural Justice & Community Relations
This webinartakes an in-depthlook into the independentpower,role andduties in theOffice of Sheriff in accordance with the Constitution of Georgia and Official Code of Georgia Annotated. Four...

Learn to play "I Shot the Sheriff" on the Steel Drum!
This is a fun course that will enable you to play a very laid-back, beachy, fun, tropical song on a Steel Drum (or even a Steel Drum app) for your friends and family.You will learn the notes to...

Neurophysiology & The Stress Response
During this course of instruction, participants will learn about the neurophysiological processes that govern our emotional, cognitive, and physical responses to the world around us. At the end of...

Salary for Sheriff Jobs in Tennessee

This is the average annual salary for Sheriff jobs in Tennessee as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Sheriff positions.

Highest Education Level

Sheriffs in Tennessee offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (33.4%)
  • High School or GED (24.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (13.1%)
  • Master's Degree (7.9%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Sheriffs in Tennessee
  • None (60.3%)
  • Less than 1 year (21.6%)
  • 1-2 years (10.4%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 6-8 years (1.1%)
  • 8-10 years (1.1%)

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