Coventry RI - Certified Police Officer

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Department Coventry RI Police Department
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
Registration Fee$25.00
Location Coventry, RI

Job Announcement

Coventry RI Police Department, RI Public Safety Jobs




The application process will close on October 16, 2019 at midnight.

The Coventry Police Department is accepting applications from individuals who have already received certification as a police officer from the Rhode Island Police Officers Commission of Standards and Training (POST). For those individuals who are not current police officers, applications will be accepted from qualified individuals who have retired from law enforcement service in Rhode Island within the last three (3) years and who are currently certified by the RI POST, and who have retired in good standing.

All previous applicants must re-apply.


The Coventry Police Department consists of a compliment of 57 sworn officers and is supported by a professional staff of 17 employees. We provide law enforcement services to a population of approximately 36,000 residents who reside within 64 square miles. Our community is unique in that the eastern part of town is densely populated and our western section is rural.


Individuals who wish to be considered for employment by the Town of Coventry as a Police Officer must, at the time of application, be a US Citizen; have an active driver's license; and pass all testing requirements, including oral interviews, background investigation, psychological test, and a medical examination.


Completed applications must be submitted no later than October 16, 2019 via (click the Apply button at the top of this page)

Candidates MUST possess a valid driver's license for entry into all phases of the selection process.

The Coventry Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without
regard to race, color, gender, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Minority and female
candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Selection Process:

The applicants meeting the minimum basic requirements must successfully complete the following phases of the selection process. Testing dates, times, & location that are not listed will be emailed to qualified applicants:

1. Oral Boards Interview - date TBD (Tentatively scheduled for the week of October 21, 2019)
2. Intensive Background Investigation - date TBD
3. Interview with Chief - date TBD
4. Psychological Examination - date TBD
5. Medical Examination - date TBD

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