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Facilities Maintenance

Have you ever been referred to as a “Jack of all trades”, “Fix it Felix”, “problem-solver”, “handyman/handywoman”, “knuckle dragger” or “sparky”? 


Then keep reading.  This may be the job for you.


Maintenance personnel with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office operate under the direct supervision of a maintenance supervisor and the Director of Administration.  They are responsible for the general maintenance, preventative maintenance, upkeep and repair of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office facility and the systems within.

Candidates for this job should have a good understanding of how things work.  Specifically: plumbing systems, electrical systems, HVAC systems, groundskeeping, and general mechanical knowledge.  Experience in this field is preferred. 


There is no requirement to hold maintenance-related certifications or be masters of a specific trade. 


At times, maintenance personnel at the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office will operate in or around the jail.  For this reason, our maintenance personnel are required to be certified correctional officers.  The training and certification for this is provided by our agency and must be accomplished within the first year of employment.


Minimum Requirements

  •  Must be at least 18 years of age or older

  •  Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.

  •  Must not have been convicted of domestic violence or a felony crime

  •  General maintenance experience required


We provide

  • $41,000 starting salary ($19.71 per hour)

  • $41,600 with an Associate's Degree

  • $42,200 with a Bachelor's Degree

  • $42,500 with a Master's Degree

  • Step Pay Plan

  • An issued take-home vehicle & fuel

  • State TCRS Hybrid retirement plan

  • Free employee medical insurance

  • Vacation, holiday & sick time benefits

  • Paid time off

  • Paid training and certification through the Tennessee Corrections Institute

  • Cost of living increases

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Stable employment


The Bradley County Sheriff's Office describes its culture as:

  • Team-oriented

  • Detail-oriented

  • Safety-focused

NOTE: Applicants will be redirected to an online application via our website, For best results, please be thorough and pay close attention to the details.  Fill in all sections.  If a particular section does not apply to you, type “N/A” in the space provided.

Or apply following the steps below:


Download an application for any of the above employment opportunities by clicking here.


Fill out the application in its entirety and provide all necessary documentation listed on the front page.


Fax your completed application to

423-728-7312, scan and email as an attachment by clicking here OR hand deliver to the Sheriff's Office.

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