Painesville - Certified Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Painesville Police Department
TypeCertified
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
Deadline Aug 27, 2021 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$20.00
Contactcmorrison@painesville.com
Location Painesville, OH
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Painesville Police Department, OH Police Jobs

Painesville Police Department     28 Mentor Avenue     Painesville Ohio 44077     440-392-5840

www.painesville.com

INFORMATION FOR LATERAL ENTRY PROCESS FOR POSITION OF FULL TIME POLICE PATROL OFFICER

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Read the following minimum qualifications before you begin completing the application.  If you do not meet the minimum qualifications, DO NOT submit an application.

 

CERTIFICATION

Must possess a current and valid OPOTA certification.

EXPERIENCE

Must be currently employed as a full-time State of Ohio certified peace officer or on layoff from their prior police employer no more than 12 months from the time of application. Candidates will have a minimum of three (3) years of consecutive full-time law enforcement experience.

AGE 

Minimum of 21 years of age and a maximum of 40 years of age.  An applicant shall not have attained his/her 41st birthday at the time of appointment.

EDUCATION

High school diploma or G.E.D. is required.

DRIVERS LICENSE

Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.

FITNESS

Must be physically, mentally, emotionally and medically capable of performing the duties of the position.

CITIZENSHIP

Must be a citizen of the United States, or have legally declared his/her intention of becoming a citizen of the United States and be authorized to work in the United States. 

 

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Must be willing to work irregular hours and days, enforce laws regardless of personal ethics or feelings, wear the uniform furnished by the department grooming standards, carry a firearm and work under adverse or potentially hazardous conditions.

Must also be of good moral character, free from any physical, emotional or mental condition which would preclude one from successfully performing the essential functions of the job, mentally and physically capable of taking the life of another if justified in terms of existing laws, policies and procedures and have the skill to read and interpret complex technical documents written in English, such as laws, ordinances, court decisions and training bulletins. 

Must successfully complete all phases of testing and selection process.

 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

OBTAINING AN

APPLICATION

PACKET

 

 

You can complete an application from www.policeapp.com.

 

 

APPLICATION

PERIOD

 

 

Completed applications for Lateral Entry Process will be accessible through Police App beginning July 9, 2021 until the closing date of August 27, 2021.  Applications will not be accepted through the Painesville City Police Department or Painesville City Human Resources.

 

 

APPLICATION

FEE

 

 

Police App requires a $20 application fee.  There is no additional cost from the City of Painesville.

 

If you have any questions, please contact the Civil Service Secretary, Connie Morrison, at 440-392-5788 or cmorrison@painesville.com 

 

 

STEPS IN THE SELECTION PROCESS

 

 

  • Submit a completed application to Police App before the deadline of August 27, 2021.
  • Background investigation  
  • Panel Interviews
  • Psychological assessment  
  • Interview with the Chief of Police
  • Post offer polygraph examination and physical/medical examination

 

THE PAINESVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Please direct questions regarding this position to cmorrison@painesville.com


Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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