Warwick - Entry Level Police Officer

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DepartmentWarwick Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$42,652 1st year- $68,744 after 4 years
Deadline8/19/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$40.00
Contactgary.driscoll@warwickri.com
LocationWarwick , RI
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 CITY OF WARWICK 
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Warwick, RI Police Jobs

2018 Recruitment Drive

The Warwick Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer who demonstrate good judgment, an even temperament, respect and appreciate diversity, show creativity and problem-solving skills, think on their feet, handle pressure, and show leadership skills.

The Warwick Police Department has a complement of 175 sworn officers (*) and 53 civilian employees serving Rhode Island’s   third largest city. * denotes current staffing levels, subject to change.

Applications will be accepted from Monday, July 2, 2018, through Sunday, August 19, 2018.  All applications will be completed and processed through www.policeapp.com/WarwickRI.  The first phase in the hiring process will be the physical fitness assessment which will be administered tentatively on August 25-26, 2018, followed by the written examination, tentatively scheduled sometime during the first week of September and then the oral interview scheduled during the week of September 17-21, 2018.

Sgt. John Curley of Wawrick RI PD, also appearing on LivePD, discusses Warwick's recruitment drive and his experience with LivePD -Listen Here!


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Hear from members of the Warwick, RI Police Department on what it takes to be a Warwick Police Officer and gain more insight on the city, the department and the recruitment process!  This informative on-line webinar will take place on

Thursday July 26th, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST. 

This is NOT mandatory,  limited seats available and you must register to attend!

Click HERE to register for the information session!

 

APPLICATION QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. U.S. Citizen
  2. 21-35 years of age (may not have reached your 36th birthday by September 24, 2018)
  3. Valid motor vehicle operator’s license
  4. High school Diploma or GED
  5. Minimum 60 college credits as of December 31, 2018 from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Dept of Education OR
  6. 2 years full-time employment as a police officer, corrections officer or equivalent law enforcement experience at an agency with arrest powers by September 24, 2018 OR
  7. 3 years active military duty as of September 24, 2018 OR
  8. 5 years military reserve service as of September 24, 2018
  9. Good moral character

APPLICANT SELECTION PROCESS: 

  1. Electronic application submission – www.policeapp.com
  2. Physical fitness test – August 2018
  3. Written examination – September 2018
  4. Oral interview(s) – September 2018
  5. Eligibility list established – September 2018
  6. Background investigation
  7. Medical examination
  8. Psychological examination
  9. RI Municipal Police Academy
  10. One year probation period including FTO program
  11. Permanent appointment as a police officer

 

DOCUMENTS NEEDED FOR ORAL INTERVIEW:

(Note: Applicants who are unable to provide the following documents at the oral interview will be removed from the process)

  1. A certified copy of your birth certificate or naturalization papers.
  2. A photocopy of your driver’s license.
  3. A photocopy of your college diploma and a certified copy of your college transcript.
  4. Proof of military service (DD-214, NG-21, etc...)
  5. Police/Corrections Academy diploma.
  6. Confirmation of Selective Service Registration (males only)

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS: 

Annual salaries as of July 1, 2017: (*Subject to change pending approval of new contract) 

First Year        $42,652                                   Second Year   $54,692

Third Year       $60,857                                   Fourth Year     $68,744

The typical workweek consists of a rotating schedule of 4 days on and 2 days off with 14 paid holidays annually.

            1 to 5 years of service             19 vacation days

            6 to 10 years of service           22 vacation days

            11 to 15 years of service         25 vacation days

            16 + years of service               27 vacation days

Medical, Dental, and Prescription coverage 
Liability and Life Insurance

Salary step increase incentives, starting after 4 years of service of 8.5 percent increasing to 13.5 percent after 24 years

             Pension of:      50 percent after 25 years of service
                                     60 percent after 30 years of service
                                     70 percent after 35 years of service           

Clothing replacement and maintenance allowance

 

PHYSICAL FITNESS ASSESSMENT 40th PERCENTILE

Assessment Battery

(Male)

 

Age

<20

Age

20-29

Age

30-39

Age

40-49

Age

50-59

1 Minute Push-Up

 

29

29

24

18

13

Sit Ups

 

41

38

35

29

24

1.5 Mile Run

 

12:38

12:38

13:04

13:49

15:03

300 Meter Sprint

 

59.0

59.0

58.9

72.0

83.2

 

Assessment Battery

(Female)

 

Age

<20

Age

20-29

Age

30-39

Age

40-49

Age

50-59

1 Minute Push-Up

 

15

15

11

9

n/d

Sit Ups

 

32

32

25

20

14

1.5 Mile Run

 

14:50

14:50

15:38

16:21

18:07

300 Meter Sprint

 

71.0

71.0

79.0

94.0

n/d

 

  

The City of Warwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the
Americans with Disabilities Act as well as maintaining an updated E.E.O.P.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

 Warwick, RI Police Jobs

Please direct questions regarding this job to gary.driscoll@warwickri.com


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