City of Hartford - CT POST Certified Police Officer

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DepartmentCity of Hartford Police Department
TypeCertified
Job TitleCT POST Certified Police Officer
Salary$49,851.88 - $71,480.24 Annually*
Registration Fee$45.00
Contacthumanresources@hartford.gov
LocationHartford, CT


Job Announcement

 

City of Hartford, CT Police Jobs 

  

CITY OF HARTFORD - HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT 
invites applications for the position of:

Police Officer

SALARY: $52,866.84 - $71,480.24 Annually
OPENING DATE: 06/04/18
CLOSING DATE: 07/13/18 05:00 PM

 

***Application for P.O.S.T. Certified by the State of Connecticut (Lateral Entry Candidates) ONLY!***

  • DESCRIPTION:

    Anticipated vacancies are in the Police Department. Under supervision, performs law enforcement duties involving the protection of life and property; the prevention of crime and the apprehension of crime suspects; and performs public service duties involving non-criminal calls for service, the preservation of peace and working with the community. Works 40 hours per week on a shift rotation schedule involving weekends and holidays. Performs related work as required.
    NOTE: As of the date of this posting, the pay rate for Police Officer Recruits is $49,851.88/year until graduation from the Police Academy. Police Officers with proof of higher education that meet established criteria shall receive Educational Incentive pay upon completion of their probationary period. Salary and benefits are subject to collective bargaining.

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    The examination process consists of an oral test. To be appointed, candidates must also pass a drug test, a background investigation, a polygraph examination, a psychological examination, an interview with the Chief of Police, a physical examination, and a working test/probationary period of one year (after graduation from the Police Academy). All parts of the examination are designed to determine the ability of applicants to learn and perform the duties of a Police Officer in a multi-culturally diverse environment. This examination and employment process is subject to all federal, state, municipal laws, rules and regulations.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Open to all applicants who are P.O.S.T. Certified by the State of Connecticut (Lateral Entry Candidates) who meet the following qualifications:
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      Have been employed as a Certified Police Officer in the State of Connecticut for a minimum of two (2) years at the time of application, AND have NOT had more than three (3) years of separation from a law enforcement unit at date of hire.
    • P.O.S.T. CERTIFICATION: A valid State of Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council-Police Officer (P.O.S.T.) Certification, which must be current at the time of appointment.  A COPY OF THE CERTIFICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION.
      DRIVER'S LICENSE: A valid driver's license is required. A COPY OF YOUR VALID LICENSE MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION.
    PHYSICAL CONDITIONMust pass a thorough medical examination.
    VISIONWithout correction, not less than 20/100 in each eye; with correction not less than 20/30 in each eye. The candidate must have color vision and depth perception, binocular vision, distance and near vision (with lenses) must be 20/30 or better in each eye.
    VERIFICATIONALL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE VERIFIED. A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION WILL BE ADMINISTERED. FALSIFICATION OF ANY INFORMATION WILL AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFY YOU FROM FURTHER PARTICIPATION IN THE RECRUITMENT AND TESTING PROCESS AND WILL RESULT IN TERMINATION, IF HIRED.
    APPLICATION FEEIn order for your application to be considered, an online payment of $25.00, using a credit/debit card, must be submitted at the time of application via PoliceApp.com. This is non-refundable.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please submit completed application, all required documentation, $25.00 application fee, and a processing fee of $20.00 online at PoliceApp.com/HartfordCT.

    APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN ITS ENTIRETY, INCLUDING PAYMENT AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION.  FAILURE TO SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKET WILL RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION.

    COMPLETED APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED ONLINE AT POLICEAPP.COM/HARTFORDCT MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. OF THE CLOSING DATE. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED IN PERSON OR BY MAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE AND TIME WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

    ORAL EXAMINATION: Week of September 10, 2018.
     
    POLICE ACADEMY: January/February 2019  

    INFORMATIONAL SESSION: For more information regarding the informational session, please contact the Hartford Police Department's Recruitment Division at JoinHPD@hartford.gov
     

    ALL CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION CONCERNING THE APPLICATION AND TESTING PROCESS WILL OCCUR THROUGH EMAIL.

    VETERAN'S PREFERENCE:

    Preferential Points may be given to Eligible Veterans.  Must submit a Veteran's Preference Form (included in application), along with a DD-214 and Disability letter (if applicable) from the Office of Veteran's Affairs.

    The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department.
    AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
    The City of Hartford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

     

     

    Please direct questions regarding this job to humanresources@hartford.gov

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Please direct questions regarding this job to humanresources@hartford.gov


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