The applicant must complete a written application. This application is available from this website and may be printed or completed digitally. The completed application requires original signatures so it is only accepted as a printed and personally signed documents. You may deliver the completed and signed application in person, during regular business hours (8AM-4PM Monday-Friday) or mail it to:
Dickson county Sheriff’s Office
140 County Jail Drive
Charlotte, TN 37036
**Please ensure that the application is complete and accurate! Incomplete, unsigned, or otherwise deficient applications will be disregarded.**
Click above to download an application.
Civil Service Written Exam –
The applicant must pass a written examination given by the Dickson County Civil Service Board to be eligible to proceed in the hiring process.
Background Check –
A detailed background check is required of all applicants.
Physical Agility Course –
The Dickson County PACE course is administered by Dickson County Training Division to ensure applicants are fit and able to complete law enforcement related tasks. Check back for details regarding the course.
Oral Interview with Sheriff’s Office Board –
Physical/Drug Screen –
Applicants must be able to pass a physical and a drug screen.