Woonsocket - Entry Level Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Woonsocket Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
SalaryProbationary Salary: $789.29 per week | Salary after probation: $1,079.47 per week
Deadline Mar 8, 2019 4:00 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$50.00
Contactecunanan@woonsocketri.org
Location Woonsocket, RI
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Notice: This job closes at 4:00 PM Eastern on Mar 8, 2019

Job Announcement

Woonsocket Police Department, RI Police JobsRECRUITING ANNOUNCEMENT

The City of Woonsocket, Rhode Island is holding open competitive examinations to establish an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer.

APPLICATIONS:

  • Applications must be submitted online at https://www.PoliceApp.com/WoonsocketRI 
  • Deadline: 4:00 pm, Friday, March 8, 2019.
  • There is a non-refundable $50.00 testing fee. (May be waived in cases of financial burden; submit letter to Personnel Division for consideration)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS TO APPLY:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of a high school diploma, or equivalent
  • Have no felony convictions

SALARY SALARY:

  • Probationary salary rate: $789.29 per week
  • Salary rate after probation: $1,079.47 per week

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Woonsocket Police Department is an accredited law enforcement agency committed to the community policing philosophy. At full strength, the department has 101 officers assigned throughout its divisions and specialized units: Uniform Patrol, Detectives, Crime Scene, K-9, Juvenile Division, Court Prosecution, Traffic, Vice, SWAT, Honor Guard, Training, Internal Affairs.

In accordance with established policies and procedures, officers have the responsibility and duty to safeguard life and property through legal and ethical enforcement of state laws and city ordinances, to respond to and take action in emergency situations, to competently investigate crimes and pursue offenders, to diligently maintain order and to address quality of life issues with fairness and respect for all persons.

BENEFITS:

The City of Woonsocket provides benefits including, but not limited to, paid vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, medical and dental insurance, longevity incentives.

OVERVIEW OF THE RECRUITING PROCESS

The recruiting process will take several months to complete. Strict instructions will be provided for each stage; compliance with these instructions is part of the evaluation process.

WRITTEN TEST
Saturday, March 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am
Woonsocket Middle School @ Villa Nova (building in the rear of complex)
240 Florence Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895
Applicants who pass the written exam are invited to take the Fitness Assessment.

FITNESS ASSESSMENT
Saturday, March 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am
Woonsocket High School
777 Cass Ave, Woonsocket, RI 02895
Applicants who pass the Written and Fitness assessment are invited to the Oral Board.

ORAL BOARD
Projected for the week of April 8 – 12, 2019
Woonsocket Police Department
242 Clinton St. Woonsocket, RI 02895

FINAL LIST

Applicants who successfully complete these stages will be placed on a hiring list which is active for a period of at least six months and up to two years.

Prior to employment, applicants on the hiring list are subject to an extensive background check, psychological and medical examinations, and a fitness assessment by the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy.

The City of Woonsocket is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For more information, contact Captain Ed Cunanan (ecunanan@woonsocketri.org

Please direct questions regarding this position to ecunanan@woonsocketri.org


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.

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