Trumbull - Certified Police Officer

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Department Trumbull Police Department
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
SalaryEffective July 1, 2021 $62,123 to $87,070
Deadline Jun 30, 2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$14.00
Location Trumbull, CT
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Trumbull Police Department, CT Police Jobs



Certified Police Officer:

The Town of Trumbull is seeking qualified active Connecticut P.O.S.T.C. Certified Police Officers with a minimum two (2) years certification in good standing with their current department, or retired in good standing, possessing current Connecticut P.O.S.T.C. Police Officer certification status for the position of Patrol Officer.  The Town of Trumbull is participating in the Connecticut Police Chief’s Association (CPCA) testing consortium.

*You must register on and take the certified police officer CPCA written examination. You must pass the CPCA certified police officer written exam with a minimum score of 70%.

*Applicants must also obtain a valid C.H.I.P. card at time of application. Click HERE to register to take the C.H.I.P. Test.

Please carefully read the entire job posting prior to submitting an application.  Only individuals who meet the Qualifications listed below should apply.  


  • Applicant must possess a valid Connecticut driver’s license at time of appointment.
  • Applicant must be a non-smoker
  • Applicants must be active Connecticut P.O.S.T.C. certified officers with a minimum two (2) years certification in good standing with heir respective agencies.
    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen
  • Applicant must be 21 years old by time of appointment.
  • Applicant must have no felony convictions
  • Applicant must have no domestic violence convictions
  • Applicant must have no A or B Misdemeanor convictions 
  • Applicant must not have had a motor vehicle conviction for Evading Responsibility or Operating under the influence of Alcohol/Drugs or both


  • Valid CHIP card at time of application
  • CPCA Certified Police Officer written examination score of 70% or better.
  • An oral review test
  • A polygraph test
  • A drug screening test
  • A psychological test
  • A complete medical examination
  • An intense and thorough background examination
  • A police commission review board
  • A field training probationary period


  • SALARY Effective July 1, 2021 $62,123 to $87,070. The Town may, for newly hired certified officers, grant experience credit equal to one (1) step on the wage grid for each two full years of prior certified police experience.
  • Lateral sign on bonus program.
  • Generous medical benefits
  • Vacation benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Defined Contribution 401a Retirement Plan

Other benefits as provided for in the employment contract


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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.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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