KINGSPORT – The City of Kingsport Human Resources Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Corrections Officer, also commonly referred to as Jailer, and the deadline is rapidly approaching. Applications will be accepted until July 12, 2015. Individuals 18 years of age or older who are interested in a criminal justice career are encouraged to apply. Applicants are asked to only apply once, as weeding out duplicate applications hampers efficiency.
All applications must be submitted online using the following link:
The starting salary for a Kingsport Police Department Corrections Officer is $13.33 per hour or roughly $27,726 annually. 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 insurance; flexible spending accounts; ICMA RC 401 retirement; and optional ICMA RC 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 position of Corrections Officer, please call the K.P.D. Jail Administrator at 423-229-9499.