Trumbull - Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

DepartmentTrumbull Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$56,972
Registration Fee$14.00
Contactpolicerecruitment@trumbull-ct.gov
LocationTrumbull, CT

Job Prerequisites


Job Announcement

Trumbull, CT Police Jobs

TRUMBULL POLICE DEPARTMENT
NOW HIRING

Entry Level Police Officer

The Town of Trumbull is currently accepting applications for entry level candidates for the position of Police Officer.   The Town of Trumbull is participating in the Connecticut Police Chief’s Association (CPCA) testing consortium.

*You must register on Policeapp.com in order to take the entry level CPCA written examination. You must pass the CPCA entry level written exam with a minimum score of 70% by September 1, 2017 prior to submitting your application.

*Applicants must also obtain a valid C.H.I.P. card by September 1, 2017 prior to submitting your application.   Click HERE for information on obtaining a C.H.I.P card.

*The closing date for applications is on September 1, 2017. 

Please carefully read the entire job posting prior to submitting an application.  Only individuals who meet the Qualifications listed below should apply. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicant must possess a valid Connecticut driver’s license at time of appointment.
  • Applicant must be a non-smoker
  • Applicants must have at least 60 college credit, or 2 years full active military duty.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen
  • Applicant must be 21 years old by time of appointment.
  • Applicant must have no felony convictions
  • Applicant must have no domestic violence convictions
  • Applicant must have no A or B Misdemeanor convictions 
  • Applicant must not have had a motor vehicle conviction for Evading Responsibility or Operating under the influence of Alcohol/Drugs or both


IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE, ENTRY LEVEL APPLICANTS MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE:

  • Valid CHIP card by September 1, 2017
  • CPCA entry level written examination score of 70% or better.
  • An oral review test
  • A polygraph test
  • A drug screening test
  • A psychological test
  • A complete medical examination
  • An intense and thorough background examination
  • A police commission review board
  • A field training probationary period

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Current starting salary is $56,972, & steps for 2017:  $61,989, $67,448, $73,388 & $79,851. 
  • Generous medical benefits
  • Vacation benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Defined Contribution 401a Retirement Plan

Other benefits as provided for in the employment contract http://www.trumbull-ct.gov/filestorage/7112/7418/Trumbull_Police_Union_Local_1745_Council_%2315_2016_to_2019.pdf

 

Please direct questions regarding this job to policerecruitment@trumbull-ct.gov


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