Police Officer 2

Johnson City, TN
East Tennessee State University

Salary: $21.36/hourly.

Position Summary:

ETSU is accepting applications for a Police Officer 2. As a Police Officer with the East Tennessee State University Department of Public Safety, you will perform law enforcement, crime prevention, and other general police/security services, enforce state and local laws as well as East Tennessee State University policies and procedures, proactive patrolling utilizing foot, bicycle, motorcycle, or vehicle. Assignments are made based on the needs of the department and are subject to change.


  • High School Education or G.E.D.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license in the State of Tennessee or be eligible to obtain one and do so within 60 days of appointment, and maintain during incumbency.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and a US Citizen.
  • Must attend and successfully complete, annually, a department-authorized and POST-approved in-service training course consisting of at least forty (40) hours of instruction.
  • Must successfully pass a background check that demonstrates a good moral character with no prior convictions that would prohibit meeting the standards set forth by the State of Tennessee to become a police officer.
  • Must pass a Psychological Evaluation.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Certified police officer meeting all of the requirements for P.O.S.T. certification in Tennessee.
  • Two years of experience as a Police Officer (will consider relevant military service as years of experience).
  • Graduate of an accredited approved Police Academy.
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in electronic records management software, law enforcement training in areas of instructor development, supervising event security, field training officer, and instructor courses for in-service POST curriculum.
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Certification is a plus.