Johnston - Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Johnston Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Salary$48,507.63
Deadline Oct 18, 2019 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$25.00
Location Johnston, RI
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Job Announcement

Johnston Police Department , RI Police Jobs

Recruitment Notice

Town of Johnston, RI
Police Department

Chief Richard S. Tamburini

The Johnston Police Department is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Patrol Officer. Applications can be completed by visiting www.PoliceApp.com.

Applications must be submitted via PoliceApp by Friday, October 18, 2019. No applications will be accepted outside of the timeframe identified above.

Persons seeking employment must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Be of good physical and mental health
  • Successfully pass a background check and all other phases/tests
  • Submit a completed application with required documents by the identified deadlines

Salary/Benefits

  • Patrol Officer 3rd Class (1st step)- $48,507.63
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement (MERS)
  • Paid Vacation/Personal Leave
  • Education reimbursement (up to and including your Master’s Degree)
  • Chance for Overtime earnings
  • Longevity bonus
  • Accreditation bonus
  • Professional Development training opportunities
  • Sick Leave
  • ... and more.

TENTATIVE RECRUIT PROCESS TIMELINE

(This is a tentative timeline and is subject to change. ALWAYS refer to correspondence given to you and the completion of each phase) (Note: At the noted times for all phases, the doors to the facility will close. Any late arrivals will be grounds for elimination from the hiring process)

  • Recruit Orientation
    Week of October 21st, 2019, time TBD at the Johnston Senior High School (345 Cherry Hill Rd., Johnston, RI 02919) in the auditorium (western-most entrance in the front of the building). A POSITIVE PHOTO ID WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.
  • Written Examination
    Saturday, October 26th at 0900am at the Johnston Senior High School (345 Cherry Hill Rd., Johnston, RI 02919). Check-in will be at the auditorium entrance (western-most entrance in the front of the building). A POSITIVE PHOTO ID WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.
    Exam will consist of a writing sample and 100 multiple choice questions
  • Written Exam Scores
    Scores will be posted on Monday, October 28th in your PoliceApp.com account.
    If you earn a 70% or better on the written exam, you will be considered “Pass” and will advance to the next phase. If you earn less than a 70% score, you will receive notice advising that you have been eliminated.
  • JPD Physical Agility
    Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 0830 hrs at the Rhode Island College gymnasium. After successfully completing all of the fitness battery testing, you will receive correspondence advising that you may continue to the next phase. If not, then you will receive correspondence advising that you have been eliminated. A POSITIVE PHOTO ID WILL BE REQUIRED FOR
    ENTRY.
  • Oral Boards
    Tentatively, the Oral Boards have been scheduled for the week of November 4th, 2019. Depending on the size of the applicant pool, this timeframe may be adjusted. A POSITIVE PHOTO ID WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.
  • Background Check
    The backgrounds will commence during the weekend of November 9th, 2019.
  • Chief’s Oral Board
    The Top 10 will be selected to be part of the Chief’s Oral Board, tentatively scheduled for the end of the week of November 4th, 2019 at headquarters. Times TBD. A POSITIVE PHOTO ID WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.
  • RIMPTA Physical Agility
    If there is a possibility that a candidate may be sent to the Municipal Police Academy, they must attend the RI Municipal Police Training Academy Orientation and Physical Agility Test. The Academy Orientation is scheduled for November 15, 2019 at 9:00am in Room 1336 at CCRI Flanagan Campus (Lincoln) and the physical agility is scheduled for Saturday, November 22, 2019 at the CCRI Flanagan Campus (Lincoln) Field House. A POSITIVE PHOTO ID WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY TO BOTH PHASES.

Final Phase Dates are as needed and to be determined

The Johnston Police Department Is An Equal Opportunity Employer.


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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