Open Positions

The Westmoreland Police Department has an immediate opening for a full-time certified police officer. Pay for the position is $17.25 - $18.00 per hour. Benefits include weekly pay, a take home vehicle after 90 days, a department issued smart phone and a four day work week. Applications can be obtained at the Westmoreland City Hall Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 4:00PM or online at the City of Westmoreland web site. Completed applications can be submitted in person to city hall or scanned and emailed. Applications will be accepted through April 28 at 4:00PM.
The City of Westmoreland is an equal opportunity employer & provider.
Requirements for Certified Police Officer:
-Must be able to meet the Minimum Standard Law Requirements (TCA 38-8-106)
-Be at least 18 years of age
-Be a citizen of the United States
-Be a high school graduate or possess equivalence. No waivers will be granted for minimum education requirements.
-Must not have been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor and other alcoholic beverages or controlled substances.
-Must not have been discharged from the military under other than honorable discharge.
-Meet the physical, psychological, criminal records requirements, and other standards for the assignment established by the Westmoreland Police Department.
-Have an excellent work and attendance record.
-Possess a valid Tennessee Driver’s License.
-Must be POST Certified or have completed a POST recognized law enforcement academy and be able to become POST Certified.
-Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays.