Plainfield - Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

DepartmentPlainfield Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$54,126.63
Registration Fee$20.00
Contactm.arriaga@plainfieldctpolice.com
LocationPlainfield, CT

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Job Announcement

Plainfield, CT Police JobsPLAINFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT
NOW HIRING 

Entry-Level Police Officer

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Under direction of a superior officer, protects lives and property of citizens.  Provides services to the Public and maintains the peace, protects the rights of persons and property, and enforces all laws and ordinances coming under the jurisdiction of the Police Department.  Under normal conditions, interacts with the public in a congenial and positive manner. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (Entry-Level Police Officer)

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 21 Years Old or Older
  • Citizen of the United States
  • Valid Motor Vehicle Operators License
  • Absolutely:
    • “NO” Felony Convictions
    • “NO” Domestic Violence Convictions
    • “NO” A and/or B Misdemeanor Convictions
  • Successfully Pass an Extensive Background Investigation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Substance Screening
  • Physical Agility Test
  • Residency: All employees must become a resident of Connecticut within one year from the date of appointment.  Applicants must reside within a thirty (30) mile radius of Plainfield in order to apply.

EXAMINATION: 

Open to all applicants who meet the above qualifications and have taken the Law Enforcement Council written exam within the last year.  The examination process will consist of rating your training and experience, a written test, an oral test, or a combination thereof.  It will also include a physical agility test, a drug test, a background investigation, a polygraph examination, a psychological examination, an interview with the Chief of Police, a physical exam, and a working test/probationary period of one year.  All parts of examination are designed to determine the ability of applicants to learn and perform the duties of a Police Officer in a multi-culturally diverse environment.  This examination and employment process is subject to all federal, state, municipal laws, rules and regulations. 

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Personal Days
  • Up to 25 Vacation Days
  • Sick Days
  • Additional Paid Time-Off Hours
  • Uniform Maintenance Allowance
  • Educational Benefits
  • Starting Salary (Police Officer) $54,126.63 as of July 1, 2017

Please direct questions regarding this job to m.arriaga@plainfieldctpolice.com


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