East Lyme - Certified Police Officer

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Department East Lyme Police Department
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
Salary$30.76-$34.40 per hour to start
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Niantic, CT

Job Announcement

East Lyme Police Department, CT Police Jobs

Town of East Lyme

Certified Police Officer

$30.76-$34.40 per hour

The East Lyme Police Department is seeking POSTC certified police officers or Connecticut State Troopers who have retired in good standing, who are eligible for lateral or comparative POST certification for the position of Police Officer. The candidate will be required to successfully complete a written exam, oral interview, thorough background investigation, psychological, polygraph and physical exam. The candidate must possess and maintain as a condition of employment a valid State of Connecticut driver’s license and have an excellent driving record. A copy of the current POST certification if applicable must accompany the application. The original application must be submitted to the Policeapp.com website. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. It is the policy of the Town of East Lyme to provide equal opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or because the employee is a veteran or a qualified individual with a disability. The Town of East Lyme reserves the right to extend the closing date for the submission of applications without additional notice or to re-advertise for the position.


General and specific duty police work in protecting life and property through enforcement of state and federal laws and local ordinances in a diligent, dependable, honest and competent manner.

Maintains patrols of areas of the Town of East Lyme, in order to detects and prevents violations of laws and ordinances.  Works closely with local businesses, school systems, families, adults and youth in maintaining order and protecting life and property within the confines of the Town.

The Town provides liberal benefits including but not limited to paid vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, major medical and dental insurance, and college tuition reimbursement.


  • Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council Certified.
  • Possession of a four-year high school diploma or equivalency diploma as certified by the State Board of Education  Sound written and oral communication skills with abilities to make split second decisions concerning the life and welfare of the general public.   A demonstrated high moral and ethical character is mandatory for this position.  A conviction of a felony or dishonorable discharge from a police department, fire department or from the armed forces will automatically disqualify any candidate from this position.
  • Must possess and maintain valid Connecticut driver’s license. Must maintain ability to carry and utilize firearms.


The Town of East Lyme is located on the shoreline of southeastern Connecticut with Interstate 95 running through its center. The Town encompasses 42 square miles with an estimated population of 19,000.  The East Lyme community has a blend of residential, beach communities, commercial, industrial, and retail business.  The East Lyme Police Department strives to deliver professional, courteous and efficient police services to the citizens and visitors of our community.  We are committed to working in partnership with our community, to provide quality and effective programs for the preservation of peace, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals and the protection of property so all may enjoy a peaceful quality of life in East Lyme.


  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Full Medical Insurance Including Prescription, Dental and Eye Care Coverage
  • Deferred Compensation (457) Plan Available
  • Retirement Benefits Include Pension and Health Care


  • Application via Policeapp.com (online)
  • Written Exam
  • Physical Agility Test
  • Oral Panel Interview
  • Chief’s Interview
  • Personal History Questionnaire
  • Polygraph - will include investigation and background areas mentioned above as well as: medical history, financial history, gambling history, criminal activities including illegal use of drugs, illegal sexual activities and subversive, revolutionary or gang involvement activities.
  • Background Investigation - including criminal, driving, employment, military, educational record and other areas.
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Physical Exam and Drug Testing



Please direct questions regarding this position to djezierski@eastlymepolice.org

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