Bristol - Entry Level Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Bristol Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$73,220 - $89,002/yr.
Deadline Jun 12, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Contacthr@bristolct.gov
Location Bristol, CT


Job Announcement

Bristol Police Department, CT Police Jobs

POLICE OFFICER Testing Announcement

PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE ANNOUNCEMENT & PRINT FOR REFERENCE

 

The City of Bristol is accepting applications for Police Officer testing to establish an eligibility list to fill future vacancies.  The expected duration of the selection process is estimated to be a minimum of three (3) months to a maximum of two and one half (2 ½) years.  Initial testing requires successful completion of a written and oral examination.  Additionally, successfully passing a physical ability test, psychological, medical exam including drug screen, polygraph examination and extensive background investigation are required prior to hire.

 

VETERANS PREFERENCE:  5 points will be added to a final passing score (maximum score = 100 points) for veterans who have completed a minimum of 90 days of active military service with an honorable discharge or a discharge under honorable conditions.  Copy of Form DD-214 Member-4 can either be uploaded when completing the employment application by June 12, 2024, or submitted in person at the written exam test on Thursday, June 20, 2024.  Failure to provide adequate paperwork by the written test date will forfeit your eligibility to receive veteran’s points.

 

CURRENT SALARY RANGE:  $73,220 - $89,002/year.  EFF. 07-01-24 INCREASES to $75,636 - $91,939/year.

SALARY RANGE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2026:  $80,783 - $98,195/year.

Note:  General wage increases occur each July 1st through July 1, 2026.  Annual salaries accessible in the Police Contract.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION:

  • Must be 21 years of age by 08-31-24 High School Diploma or GED            United States Citizen

 

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APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR BRISTOL POLICE OFFICER is Wednesday, June 12, 2024:

 

 

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WRITTEN EXAM IS SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2024.  A separate email will go out inviting applicants to this process after our closing deadline for applications.  You are NOT REQUIRED to have a CHIP Card to gain entrance into the written or oral examination processes.

 

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NOTE: After a candidate successfully passes BOTH the WRITTEN and ORAL EXAM portions, they will be placed on the Eligibility List.

 

ON A DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE BRISTOL POLICE DEPARTMENT, ALL CANDIDATES PLACED ON THE ELIGIBILITY LIST MUST SUCCESSFULLY complete or have a valid C.H.I.P. CERT (Physical Ability Assessment).   Link: https://www.certifyfit.com/chip-test

 

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UPDATES: All communication regarding exam dates, results, etc., will be sent from the City’s online portal via the EMAIL address of mailbot@applitrack.com.  You may need to add this address to your “ALLOWED SENDERS” list on your email settings or it may be delivered to your junk/spam mail folder.

 

This posting is intended as a guide to the initial phase of the application process and must not be taken as a complete description of the position or process.  Our Police Officer Testing Summary contains additional information.  Testing process questions, please call Human Resources (860) 584-6175.  For general questions regarding the Bristol Police Department, please email BPDRecruiting@bristolct.gov .

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Bristol Police Department, CT Police Jobs

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