Knox County Tennessee

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is always looking for talented and dedicated individuals to become part of their great law enforcement family and are regularly hiring for the positions posted below:



Correctional Officer$50,570.94/yr.
Patrol Officer
(Must currently be a certified Law Enforcement Officer)
Support Services Technician I$33,289.07/yr.
Property Officer$33,015.26/yr.
Assistant Kitchen Manager$33,541.33/yr.
Commissary Assistant$33,015.26/yr.
Jail Registered Nurse
0-1 years
1-2 years
2-3 years
3-5 years

Jail Licensed Practical Nurse
0-1 years
1-2 years
2-3 years
3-5 years

Medical Assistant$43,213.70/yr.


  • Birth Certificate
  • High School Diploma, GED or High School Equivalency Certificate
  • Must have or be eligible for a Valid TN Driver’s License
  • Cannot have been released or discharged under any other than Honorable discharge or General discharge under Honorable condition from any of the Armed Forces of the United States.
  • Medical Assistant Certificate through the State of Tennessee (if applicable)
  • Nursing License (if applicable)
  • Basic Police Academy Certificate and hourly breakdown of academy curriculum (if P.O.S.T. Certified outside the State of Tennessee.)
  • Physical Fitness Standards Test
    Run – Complete a 1.08 Mile Run in 12 minutes or under.
    Sit-ups – Complete 22 sit-ups in a 1 minute time period.
    Push-ups – Complete 18 push-up without stopping.

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