Plainfield - Certified Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Plainfield Police Department
TypeCertified
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
Salary$54,126 to $69,956 After First Year
Deadline Feb 2, 2020 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$45.00
Contactm.arriaga@plainfieldctpolice.com
Location Plainfield, CT
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Plainfield Police Department, CT Public Safety Jobs

PLAINFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT
NOW HIRING 

Certified Police Officers

 

LATERAL:

  • Have been employed as a police officer in the State of Connecticut, AND
  • Have NOT had more than three (3) years separation from a law enforcement unit.

  

COMPARATIVE (Out of State Certified Police Officer): 

  • Have completed at least two (2) years of full-time employment as a police officer, AND
  • Have NOT had more than three (3) years of separation from a law enforcement unit.

  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Under direction of a superior officer, protects lives and property of citizens.  Provides services to the Public and maintains the peace, protects the rights of persons and property, and enforces all laws and ordinances coming under the jurisdiction of the Police Department.  Under normal conditions, interacts with the public in a congenial and positive manner.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (LATERAL ENTRY CANDIDATES):

  • P.O.S.T. CERTIFICATION:  A valid State of Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council – Police Officer (P.O.S.T.) Certification or equivalent, which must be current at the time of appointment.  A COPY OF THE CERTIFICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION.
  • DRIVER’S LICENSE:  A valid driver’s license is required.  A COPY OF THE LICENSE MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION.
  • AGILITY TEST: Must pass a physical agility performance test administered by this department or present a valid CHIP card.
  • PHYSICAL CONDITION:  Must pass a thorough medical examination.

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (COMPARATIVE LATERAL CANDIDATES):

  • EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.
  • DRIVER’S LICENSE: A valid driver’s license is required.  A COPY OF THE LICENSE MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION.
  • AGILITY TEST: Must pass a physical agility performance test administered by P.O.S.T. before appointment.
  • CERTIFICATION:  Must be a certified Police Officer in the United States.  A COPY OF THE CERTIFICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION. 
  • RESIDENCY:  All employees must become a resident of Connecticut within one year from date of appointment and reside within a sixty (30) mile radius of Plainfield.

ALL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE VERIFIED.  A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION WILL BE CONDUCTED. FALSIFICATION OF ANY INFORMATION WILL AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFY YOU FROM FURTHER PARTICIPATION IN THE RECRUITMENT AND TESTING PROCESS.

 

 

EXAMINATION:

Open to all applicants who meet the above qualifications.  The examination process will consist of rating your training and experience, a written test, an oral test, or a combination thereof.  It will also include a physical agility test, a drug test, a background investigation, a polygraph examination, a psychological examination, an interview with the Chief of Police, a physical exam, and a working test/probationary period of one year.  All parts of examination are designed to determine the ability of applicants to learn and perform the duties of a Police Officer in a multi-culturally diverse environment.  This examination and employment process is subject to all federal, state, municipal laws, rules and regulations.

 

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Additional Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • Pension
  • Education Incentive
  • $15,000+ Pay Increase After Completion of 1 Year (Salary After 1 Year: $69,955)

 

Please direct questions regarding this position to m.arriaga@plainfieldctpolice.com


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