Police Officer

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We are currently recruiting for Police Officers.  The deadline to submit a completed Job Application and Supplemental Application is Friday, July 6, 2018 by 4:00 PM CST

Once submitted successfully, the Written Exam will be at Hendersonville City Hall on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 9:00 AM CST.

IMPORTANT CHANGE:  The Police Chief has requested that your Personal History Statement packet (see below) be completed and submitted at the Written Exam on July 14, 2018 at 9:00 AM CST.  Incomplete packets or candidates who show up to test without their packet will not be allowed to test and will be disqualified from the process. 

POST Certification bonus:  The City of Hendersonville pays a $2,000 bonus for new Police Officers who are already POST Certified at the time of hire.  This bonus is only paid after the employee successfully completes a probationary period.  Documentation will be verified prior to hire.  Employees paid this bonus must work for the City for 3 years or be required to pay it back on a pro-rated basis.  This was recently approved by the Board of Mayor and Alderman on May 8, 2018.   

Please read through the 'Information Packet' carefully for all details and information. 

Step #1:  Information Packet

Step #2:  Job Application - due by July 6, 2018 at 4:00 PM CST.

Step #3:  Supplemental Application - due by July 6, 2018 @ 4:00 PM CST.

Step #4:  Personal History Statement (PHS) packet - due completed at Written Exam on July 14th.  You may print and complete below information for convenience or stop by the Personnel Office at Hendersonville City Hall to pick up a hard copy packet.  The below 6 documents are all part of your PHS packet.

PHS Instructions from Police Department

PHS Notice to Applicants

Document Summary

Personal History Statement

Supplemental Background Information

Reserve Officer Certification Form (if applicable)



For Information Only at this point:

Job Advertisement

Job Description

Important Info for Candidates

Training Contract

Most Frequent Reasons for Rejection

Police Department Poster

Police Department Poster - Spanish Translation


Hendersonville Police Department website