Fire and Police Department Staffing Survey Results
(1-31-05)

1. How many full-time certified officers do you employ in your Police Department?

Organization

Number of FT Certified Officers (Police)

City of Dickson

43

City of Goodlettsville

36

City of Shelbyville

39

City of Springfield

36

City of Athens

31

City of Lewisburg

19

City of Soddy-Daisy

22

City of Maryville

43

City of Lebanon

64

a. What job titles does your city use for your full-time officers and how many officers do you employ in each job title? (i.e.… Police Officer I - 5, Police Lieutenant - 1, Police Chief – 1, etc…)

Organization

Police Department Jobtitles (FT)

City of Dickson

1-Chief; 3-Captains; 4-Sergeants; 7-Detectives; 28 Patrol Officers

City of Goodlettsville

1-Chief; 1-Deputy Chief; 2-Captains; 2-Lieutenants; 2-Detectives; 5-Sergeants; 4-Corporals; and 20 Officers

City of Shelbyville

1-Chief; 1-Deputy Chief; 1-Major; 1-Captain; 4-Lieutenants; 3-Sergeants; 13-Police Officer III’s; 8-Police Officer II’s; 7-Police Officer I’s

City of Springfield

1-Chief; 1-Assistant Chief; 4-Detective; 3-Lieutenants; 5-Sergeants; 5-Master Police Officers; 17-Police Officers

City of Athens

1-Chief; 1-Adminstrative Captain; 1-Detective Captain; 2-Detectives; 1Patrol Captain; 4-patrol Sergeants; 21-Patrol Officer

City of Lewisburg

1-Chief; 1-Lieutenant; 4-Sergeants; 5-Corporals; 8-Dispatchers; 4-Detectives; 20-Patrol Officers; 1-Traffic Officer; 1-SRO/Community Officer I

City of Soddy-Daisy

1-Chief; 1-Lieutenant; 2-Sergeants; 2-Detectives; 15-Patrol Officers (SRO included)

City of Maryville

1-Chief; 3-Captains; 4-Lieutenants; 3-Detectives; 4-Sergeants; 28 Police Officers

City of Lebanon

Chief; Captain; Lieutenant; Sergeant; Corporal; Training Officer; Patrol Officer Investigator

2. How many part-time certified officers do you employ in your Police Department?

Organization

Number of PT Certified Officers (Police)

City of Dickson

0

City of Goodlettsville

0

City of Shelbyville

0

City of Springfield

0

City of Athens

0

City of Lewisburg

0

City of Soddy-Daisy

0

City of Maryville

0

City of Lebanon

2

a. What job titles does your city use for your part-time officers and how many officers do you employ in each job title? (See example above)

Organization

Police Department Jobtitles (PT)

City of Dickson

N/A

City of Goodlettsville

N/A

City of Shelbyville

N/A

City of Springfield

N/A

City of Athens

N/A

City of Lewisburg

N/A

City of Soddy-Daisy

N/A (prior years used retired police officers in part-time capacity but discontinued due to budgeting for two new ft positions.

City of Maryville

N/A

City of Lebanon

Auxiliary Officer and Grant Writer

3. Does your City employ non-certified police officers?

Organization

Employ Non-certified Officers

City of Dickson

No

City of Goodlettsville

No

City of Shelbyville

No

City of Springfield

No

City of Athens

No

City of Lewisburg

No

City of Soddy-Daisy

No

City of Maryville

No

City of Lebanon

No

a. What job titles do these non-certified officers hold and how many officers do you employ in each job title?

Organization

Jobtitles of Non-certified Officers

City of Dickson

N/A

City of Goodlettsville

N/A

City of Shelbyville

N/A

City of Springfield

N/A

City of Athens

N/A

City of Lewisburg

N/A

City of Soddy-Daisy

N/A

City of Maryville

N/A

City of Lebanon

N/A

4. What is the total budget for your Police Department?

Organization

Total Budget

City of Dickson Police

$2,920,667.00

City of Goodlettsville Police

$2,277,000.00

City of Shelbyville

$2,618,057.00

City of Springfield

$3,225,579.00

City of Athens

$1,859,200.00

City of Lewisburg

$1,912,000.00

City of Soddy-Daisy

$1,700,000.00

City of Maryville

$3,823,720.00

City of Lebanon

$5,724,000.00
(includes $224,000.00 for public safety division)

5. How many full-time employees do you employ in your Fire Department?

Organization

Number of FT Fire Dept. Employees

City of Dickson

36

City of Goodlettsville

18

City of Shelbyville

35

City of Springfield

24

City of Athens

20

City of Lewisburg

19

City of Soddy-Daisy

0

City of Maryville

37

City of Lebanon

40

a. What job titles does your city use for your full-time fire department employees and how many employees do you employ in each job title?

Organization

Fire Department Jobtitles (FT)

City of Dickson

1-Fire Chief; 1-Fire Marshall/Director of Public Education; 1-Public Education Officer; 1-Training/Safety Officer; 1-Secretary; 16-Firefighter II’s; 6-Firefighter I’s; 3-Fire Captains; 3-Fire Lieutenants; 3-Fire Sergeants

City of Goodlettsville

1-Chief; 1-Administrative Asst.; 3-Captain; 15-Firefighters/EMT; 1-Emergency Vehicle Technicians

City of Shelbyville

1-Chief; 2-Assistant Chiefs; 1-Public Information Officers; 1-Instructor II; 3-Lieutenants; 6-Captains; 19-Firefighter II’s; 2-Firefighter I’s

City of Springfield

1-Chief; 1-Assistant Chief; 1-Fire Suppression/Planning Officer; 3-Captains; 3-Lieutenants; 15-Senior Firefighters

City of Athens

1-Chief; 1-Fire Marshall; 3-Fire Captain; 3-Fire Lieutenants; 6-Fire Engineers; 6-Fire Fighter

City of Lewisburg

3-Captains; 16-Firefighters

City of Soddy-Daisy

N/A

City of Maryville

1-Chief; 1-Operations Commander; 2-Fire Inspectors; 3-First Lieutenants; 3-Second Lieutenants; 24-Firefighter Engineer/EMT; 3-Firefighter/EMT

City of Lebanon

 

6. How many part-time employees do you employ in your Fire department?

Organization

PT Fire Department Employees

City of Dickson

7

City of Goodlettsville

15

City of Shelbyville

0

City of Springfield

12

City of Athens

15-20

City of Lewisburg

2

City of Soddy-Daisy

55

City of Maryville

19

City of Lebanon

1


a. What job titles does your city use for your part-time fire department employees and how many employees do you employ in each job title?

Organization

Fire Department Jobtitles (PT)

City of Dickson

7-Volunteer Firefighters

City of Goodlettsville

Part-time Firefighters

City of Shelbyville

N/A

City of Springfield

12-Volunteer Firefighters

City of Athens

Volunteer Firefighters

City of Lewisburg

One ½ time (20 hr/wk) Fire Inspector and 1 Paid Volunteer

City of Soddy-Daisy

All Volunteer Firefighters

City of Maryville

Fire Reserves

City of Lebanon

Clerk

7. What is the total budget for your Fire Department?

Organization

Total Fire Department Budget

City of Dickson

$2,400,000.00

City of Goodlettsville

$806,000.00

City of Shelbyville

$2,092,474.00

City of Springfield

$1,720,193.00

City of Athens

$1,325,700.00

City of Lewisburg

$984,050.00

City of Soddy-Daisy

$223,000.00

City of Maryville

$2,962,632.00

City of Lebanon

$2,500,000.00

 

Cities Responding:

Organization

Jobtitle

Contact Number

City of Dickson

Rick Chandler, Police Chief

615/441-9590

City of Dickson

Clay Tidwell, Fire Chief

615/446-6331

City of Goodlettsville

Terry Hutcherson, Police Chief

615/851-2223

City of Goodlettsville

Phillip Gibson, Fire Chief

615/851-2248

City of Shelbyville

Betty Lamb, City Recorder

931/684-2691

City of Springfield

Gina Holt, Asst City Manager

615/382-2200

City of Athens

Rita Brown, HR Director

423/744-2703

City of Lewisburg

Connie Edde, City Manager

931/359-1544

City of Soddy-Daisy

Allen Branum, Police Chief

423/332-5323

City of Soddy-Daisy

James Colemen, Fire Chief

423/332-5323

City of Maryville

Teresa Best, HR Director

865/380-1380

City of Lebanon

Jim Henderson, HR Director

615/443-2809

 

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