Woonsocket - Entry Level Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Woonsocket Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
SalaryProbationary Salary: $890.30 per week | Salary after probation: $1,217.61 per week
Deadline Mar 29, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Contactecunanan@woonsocketri.org
Location Woonsocket, RI
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Job Announcement

Woonsocket Police Department, RI Police Jobs

RECRUITING ANNOUNCEMENT 2024

The City of Woonsocket announces an open competitive examination for the position of police officer.

APPLICATIONS:

  • Step 1 - Applications must be submitted online via policeapp.com by March 29, 2024 to be considered for the August 2024 RI Municipal Police Academy. There is a $35 administrative fee from policeapp.com.
  • Step 2 - Applicants must register for the written and fitness tests. Woonsocket PD uses a third-party testing service for the written test and physical test. Applicants are responsible for the associated costs.  Information regarding the upcoming testing dates will be provided in the confirmation email once your application is submitted.
  • Government-issued identification is required throughout this process.
  •  

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:  $890.30 per week
  • Salary rate after probation:  $1,217.61 per week /  Step 2 - $1,241.97
  • Paid vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, medical and dental insurance, and longevity incentive, overtime opportunities

WRITTEN TEST

Applicant must schedule through a third-party testing service (information will be provided upon receiving of application).

Candidates must provide a passing certified Written Exam certificate from one of the test dates available or from a written assessment from the test within two years of March 29, 2024. Failure to pass the Written Exam with a 70 or above shall prevent an applicant from advancing in the selection process.

FITNESS ASSESSMENT

Applicant must schedule through a third-party testing service (information will be provided upon receiving of application).

Candidates must provide a passing certified physical assessment certificate from Fit2serve dated within one year of March 29, 2024.

Those in need of financial assistance, please contact Captain Cunanan at (401) 767-8834 or email ecunanan@woonsocketri.org.

Fitness Test Standards:

 

 

MALE

ASSESSMENT

AGE

<20

AGE

20-29

AGE

30-39

AGE

40-49

AGE

50-59

PUSH-UPS

1 MINUTE

29.0

29.0

24.0

18.0

13.0

SIT-UPS

1 MINUTE

41

38

35

29

24

1.5 MILE RUN

12:38

12:38

13:04

13:49

15:03

300 METER RUN

59.0

59.0

58.9

72.0

83.2

 

 

FEMALE

ASSESSMENT

AGE

<20

AGE

20-29

AGE

30-39

AGE

40-49

AGE

50-59

PUSH-UPS

1 MINUTE

29.15.0

15.0

11.0

9.0

N/D

SIT-UPS

1 MINUTE

32

32

25

20

14

1.5 MILE RUN

14:50

14:50

15:38

16:21

18:07

300 METER RUN

71.0

71.0

79.0

94.0

N/D

 

ORAL BOARD

Applicants who pass the written and fitness assessments will be scheduled for an Oral Board. The oral board will take place at the Woonsocket Police Department, 242 Clinton St., Woonsocket, RI 02895 at a time to be determined.

FINAL LIST

Applicants who complete these stages will be placed on an eligibility list.

BACKGROUND CHECK

Applicants on the eligibility list are subject to an extensive background check. The background check consists of an integrity interview and a thorough examination of the candidate’s personal history, including employment, education, family, character references, credit, military service, encounters with law enforcement, and any other areas as directed. Candidates may be removed from the eligibility list as a result of the background check.

PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING & MEDICAL SCREENING

Candidates must pass psychological and medical examinations.

ENTRANCE FITNESS ASSESSMENT

Candidates must also pass a fitness assessment by the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy on May 20, 2024.

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

The City of Woonsocket is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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.

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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