Now Hiring: Local Law Enforcement Jobs Available

Now Hiring: Local Law Enforcement Jobs Available

MURFREESBORO, TN – Twelve new correctional officers began an 11-week training cycle this week at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center. Their primary duties are to supervise and maintain the safety, security and welfare of inmates, and to provide a safe environment for all.

Training Lt. David Hutsell described the extensive training program the new officers will undergo. It begins with a three-week orientation for new hires, followed by seven weeks of on-the-job training in the detention center with experienced officers. Additionally, these officers will attend the Tennessee Corrections Institute’s mandatory Basic Training Course for Correctional Officers, which consists of 48 hours of intensive instruction.

General Sessions Court Judge Ben Bennett administered the oath of office to the first group of new correctional officers at the Judicial Center, including Suzann Stanford, James Bess, Wyatt Vonspreckelsen, Kaitlyn Ross and FeTeshjia Russell (pictured above this article). Later, General Sessions Court Judge Trey McFarlin administered the oath to the second group, consisting of Sebastian Alvarez, Dylan Ayala, Charia Martin, Steven Reasonover, Tyler Al-Greene, Abby Jackson and Vontrell Hardick.

The new prison guards play important roles as they oversee the safety and security of the detention center.

NOW WORKING: For those interested in a career as a detention deputy, Rutherford County is currently accepting applications. Starting salaries range from $44,577 to $47,828, with additional benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, as well as retirement plans. More details and application information can be found on the Rutherford County job portal.

Murfreesboro Police Announce New Starting Salaries – Recruiting – The Murfreesboro Police Department is offering new and competitive starting salaries for its Emergency Communications Specialists beginning July 1, 2024. If you have a passion to serve and want to be a first responder, this is an excellent opportunity to join the dedicated team at the Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center.

The department currently has vacancies for two key positions:

  1. Emergency Communications Specialist I (911 Operator)
    – Starting salary: $49,203.65 per year

  2. Emergency Communications Specialist II (911 Dispatcher)
    – Starting salary: $54,311.61 to $61,448.61 per year, depending on years of service

These individuals provide emergency services to the community and, as Emergency Communications Specialists, are responsible for receiving emergency calls, dispatching appropriate emergency personnel, and ensuring the safety and security of the residents of Murfreesboro.

The Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center plays a major role in the city’s emergency response infrastructure. Visit the Murfreesboro Police Department job portal to learn more about these positions and submit your application.