Coventry - Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

DepartmentCoventry Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$64,355 to $78,083 after initial training rate
Contactrecruitment@coventryct.org
LocationCoventry, CT


Job Prerequisites


Job Announcement

Coventry, CT Police Jobs

 

 

TOWN OF COVENTRY, CONNECTICUT

COVENTRY POLICE OFFICER

Applicant Hiring Standards

 

Thank you for your interest in a position as a Coventry Police Officer.

 

The minimum qualifications for a Police applicant are:

 

·         Must be a U.S. Citizen

·         Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment (you may be 20 years old during the application and testing process)

·         Must be a High School Graduate or have passed a General Education Development Test

·         Possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license

·         No felony or Class A or B misdemeanor convictions or any act which would constitute perjury or false statement

·         Must meet department physical fitness standards at the 40th percentile level through CHIP, Inc. prior to taking oral  examination.

 

Testing shall consist of:

 

·         A passing score of 70% or better on the Connecticut Chiefs of Police (CPCA) Entry Level written exam

·         An oral interview panel consisting of at least one POST certified panelist

·         Meet all POST physical fitness requirements. (Successful candidates will be required to meet the standards at the 40% level during the selection process and at the 50% level upon completion of the police academy)

·         Successful completion of background investigation

·         Successful completion of polygraph examination

·         Successful completion of psychological examination

·         Successful completion of drug screening

·         Successful completion of physical examination

 

Questions on the polygraph examination will be drawn from areas such as (but not limited to) employment, education, motor vehicle history and criminal activity.

 

Lateral entry or comparative compliance candidates from other states must meet all POST entry level requirements as described in POST Notice 01-05 (downloadable document).

 

The application and examination process may take up to three months. Once the examination process is complete, the background investigation and additional testing may take another two to three months. You will be notified in writing of each step of the selection process as well as the final results of your participation in the process. All communication with candidates will be done through your PoliceApp account. Please read and confirm all emails and ensure you keep your contact information updated.

 

We wish you the best of luck during this process.

 The Town of Coventry and the Coventry Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.  Women, Minorities and Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Please direct questions regarding this job to recruitment@coventryct.org


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