West Haven - Entry Level Police Officer

Job Overview

DepartmentWest Haven Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$56,827 to $71,694
Deadline8/17/2017
LocationWest Haven, CT
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Job Announcement

West Haven, CT Police Jobs

WEST HAVEN POLICE OFFICER

The West Haven Police Department will be participating in the August/September 2017 SCCJA Police Officer testing process!  

Applications will become available to those that pass all portions of the AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2017 SCCJA POLICE OFFICER EXAM. Important dates and information on the exam provided below.

Requirements:

  • Must be a non-user of tobacco products.
  • Must reside within 20 miles after probation period.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of appointment.
  • Possess High School Diploma or G.E.D. 
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Possess a Valid CT Driver's License.
  • Those interested in this position must register to take the August/September 2017 SCCJA Police Officer Exam. Only those who take and pass the exam will be able to apply.  (Exam info. below)

The West Haven Police Department offers:

Tuition reimbursement, educational bonus pay, vacation time, holiday time, sick time, personal days, a yearly uniform allowance, longevity pay,  health insurance, dental insurance, and life insurance.  Officers work a 40 hour work week with five days on and two days off. 


 SOUTH CENTRAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICE OFFICER EXAM

How to Register for This Exam: 

Registration is OPEN UNTIL August 17, 2017!

Registration is available at: www.PoliceApp.com/SouthCentral  OR click on the REGISTER button above.

Testing Dates: 

PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE EXAM:    August 23, 2017

  • Scheduled for March 15, 2017 and, IF NEEDED, March 16, 2017, at the Branford High School, 185 East Main Street. 
  • PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE TEST IS ONLY FOR THOSE WHO DO NOT ALREADY HAVE A VALID CHIP CARD. 
  • VALID CHIP CARD HOLDERS: SCCJA WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE NOTIFIED OF YOUR CHIP CARD STATUS UPON REGISTRATION AND YOU WILL BE EXEMPT FROM THEIR PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE TEST. YOU AUTOMATICALLY ADVANCE TO WRITTEN EXAM.  

WRITTEN EXAM:     August 26, 2017

  • ONLY those who pass the Physical Performance Exam or who have a valid CHIP Card will be invited to take the Written Exam scheduled for March 18, 2017 at the North Haven High School, 221 Elm Street. 

ORAL BOARDS:     September 14, 15, 18, & 19 (tentative dates)

  • The Oral Boards will be held in September 2017. Exact Oral Board dates and times will be emailed to candidates who passed the Written Exam sometime after the Written Scores are posted. 

This Testing Process Consists of Three (3) Phases: 

  • Phase I. Physical Performance Examination:  SCCJA will administer a Physical Performance Examination for any individual who does not hold a valid CHIP Card.  In order to take this examination, individuals must bring the completed Physical Performance Examination registration forms with them to the Physical Performance Exam. Click Here to download these forms.
  • Phase II. Written Exam: Individuals who pass the SCCJA Physical Performance Examination or who hold a valid CHIP Card will advance to the Written Exam.  Each participating department is responsible for setting its minimal passing score for the Written Exam.   
  • Phase III. Oral Interview:  Only those individuals who pass the Written Test will be invited to an Oral Interview

 

**Please Note:  The deadline at the top of this page reflects the SCCJA Test Registration Deadline only and not a deadline for applications.  Applications will open once the SCCJA Testing Process is complete. Click the link above to register for the exam.**

The West Haven Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


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