Portsmouth - Entry Level Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Portsmouth Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Deadline Nov 30, 2021 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$25.00
Location Portsmouth, RI
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Portsmouth Police Department, RI Police Jobs

Salary Range: $53,122.47 (year 1) - $72,016.84 (year 3)

Excellent Health, Dental, & Vision Care

MERS Police State Pension Retirement

Qualified Lateral Applicants Eligible for Higher Rate of Pay

($63,053.88) & Immediate Vacation Leave

Qualifications:

Age - 21 and over; Applicants must possess a valid Driver's License and a High School diploma or GED certificate. Preference will be given to candidates that possess criminal justice/justice administration educational credits and/or honorable military service time. Must meet established departmental medical, physical and psychological standards. Must pass written and oral examinations and all other testing phases of the hiring process.

 

Application Deadline:

The Town of Portsmouth utilizes PoliceApp for its hiring process. Town applications are required and are available on-line only at www.PoliceApp.com/PortsmouthRI . Deadline for submitting applications is 2:00 p.m. Tuesday November 30, 2021. No applications will be accepted by postal mail, facsimile or e-mail. Previous applicants must re-apply. The employment policies and practices of the Town of Portsmouth are to recruit and hire employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other legally protected status or disabilities that do not interfere with job performance.

Persons with a hardship and questions should contact our Human Resources Director at 401-643-0310.

 

NOV. 30, 2021

 

Application deadline 2:00 PM

DEC. 04, 2021

 

Physical agility testing

 

Please be sure to download and print the Physical Agility Forms. These forms include a Release Form (to be signed by you and notarized by a Notary Public), a Fitness Test Medical Certificate (to be completed by a physician), and the Fitness Test Standards. You are REQUIRED to bring these completed forms with you to the Physical Agility Test.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Jobs close at 1:59 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.

 

Portsmouth Police Department, RI Police Jobs

The Portsmouth Police Department is currently staffed with 38 sworn officers.  The Department staffing also includes one Prudence Island Public Safety Officer, one Animal Control Officer, one Records Clerk, two School Resource Officer’s assigned to the High School and the Middle School and a Police Harbormaster. Our officers work diligently in protecting our residents and visitors, as Portsmouth is regarded as one of the safest communities in the state. We value our commitment to working in partnership with the community and encourage you to contact our agency if you need any information or assistance.

The Portsmouth Police Department provides 24 hour patrol service and we are committed to serving the Portsmouth community and providing professional police services.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Portsmouth Police Department is to prevent crime, protect life and property and improve the quality of life in Portsmouth by working in partnership with the community.

Vision Statement

A modern police department that is committed to excellence and professionalism in delivering comprehensive problem oriented community policing services.  A department that is committed to responding to the needs of the community with respect, fairness, compassion and integrity.

 

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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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