|Kingsport Police Department
DalePhipps, Chief of Police
200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660
http://KingsportTN.gov/City-Services/Police-Department • www.KingsportPDBlog.com
|SUBJECT:||Applications Being Accepted for K.P.D. Corrections Officer|
|DATE:||August 4, 2022|
|The City of Kingsport Human Resources Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Corrections Officer with the Kingsport Police Department. Individuals 18 years of age or older who are interested in a criminal justice career are encouraged to apply.
Two positions are currently available. As Tennessee Corrections Institute (TCI) regulations require an equal number of male and female Corrections Officers on staff, the current openings are for one male Corrections Officer and one female Corrections Officer.
It is important to note that due to when the two positions became available, the deadline to apply for the male Corrections Officer position is August 14, 2022; however, the deadline to apply for the female Corrections Officer position is August 21, 2022.
All applications must be submitted online using the following link:
The salary for a Kingsport Police Department Corrections Officer has recently been increased and starts at $15.37 per hour or $31,977 per year. City of Kingsport employee benefits include direct payroll deposit; paid vacation, holiday, and sick leave; employee life insurance; optional supplemental and dependent life insurance; long-term disability; health insurance; optional dental and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; education tuition and fitness membership reimbursements, Mission Square 401 retirement; and optional Mission Square 457 retirement.
For additional information regarding the application process, please call the City of Kingsport Human Resources Department at 423-229-9401. For additional information regarding the Corrections Officer position, please call the K.P.D. Jail Administrator at 423-229-9424.
|Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer
Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit
423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)