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The Police Officer position for the City of Waterbury pays a salary range of $59,676 to $75,426 per year. In addition, a liberal fringe benefit package is available which includes medical insurance, retirement plan, sick days, vacation and holiday time.



At a minimum, all candidates must have a high school diploma or its equivalent. Also, all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen, have a driver's license, and must not have been convicted of a felony criminal charge.



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Patrolman Salary Range: $59,676.68 to $75,426.96

The City of Waterbury, CT will soon be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer

Applications will be accepted Monday, September 16th until Friday, November 15th 2019!

To apply, visit:

NOTE: To apply for this position, applicants must have passed a physical fitness examination and posses a valid CHIP card during the time this application process is open (9/16/2019 to 11/15/2019).

To obtain a CHIP card visit to schedule a physical fitness test. There are currently two (2) physical fitness testing dates that are scheduled to be held in Waterbury:

  1. Sunday, October 13, 2019 - Holy Cross High School - 587 Oronoke Road Waterbury, CT 06708
  2. Sunday, November 10, 2019 - Holy Cross High School - 587 Oronoke Road Waterbury, CT 06708
  • Additional physical fitness CHIP testing dates are available and can be found at the website


Applicants must be a high school graduate or hold a high school equivalency certificate. Any questions regarding the application process for this position can be directed to the City of Waterbury Human Resources Department, 236 Grand Street Suite #202, Waterbury, CT 06702 - Phone: (203) 574-6761 - 


For more information about the Waterbury Police Department please visit our website at

  • The City of Waterbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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