Johnston - Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Johnston Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Deadline Oct 27, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Johnston, RI
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Johnston Police Department , RI Police Jobs

Recruitment Notice

Town of Johnston, RI
Police Department

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

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 and required documents



  • Patrol Officer 3rd Class (1st step) - $58,583.16
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Widow/Widower Healthcare
  • Retirement (MERS)
  • Paid Vacation/Personal Leave
  • Education reimbursement (up to a Bachelor's Degree)
  • Opportunity for Overtime & Detail Earnings
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Accreditation Bonus
  • Professional Development Training Opportunities
  • ... and more.


Selection process will entail the following phases:

1.  Application submission via

2. Physical Agility and Written Examination - scheduled through a Rhode Island Police Officers Commission of Standards and Training (POST) certified company. Click Here to access a POST Certified Company (The Johnston Police Department has no affiliation with the POST certified company)

3.  Interviews

4.  Comprehensive Background Investigation

5.  Medical Screening

6.  Psychological Examination

Failure to provide/submit any of the required listed information by the applicant may disqualify the candidate from any further consideration by the Johnston Police Department.

The Johnston Police Department Is An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please direct questions regarding this position to

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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