East Hartford - Entry Level Police Officer

Job Overview

Department East Hartford Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$62,541 - $75,693
Deadline Jul 2, 2021 11:59 PM Eastern
Location East Hartford, CT
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Job Prerequisites

Job Announcement

East Hartford Police Department, CT Public Safety JobsTOWN OF EAST HARTFORD


The Town of East Hartford is accepting applications for the position of Entry-Level Police Officer. 

East Hartford is a demographically diverse community with a population of about 50,000 in an urban/suburban environment.  Our Police Department plays a vital role in keeping the Town a good place to live, work, and raise a family.

To qualify you must be a U.S. Citizen, at least 21 years old, have a high school diploma or its equivalent, and be a non-smoker.  Applicants must pass the CPCA written examination with a minimum score of 70%, must possess a current C.H.I.P. card and have a valid driver's license.

Experience or education in some phase of law enforcement or criminal justice will be very helpful. 

Motivation, enthusiasm, and some commitment to the community are mandatory. 

East Hartford is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Applications from women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements:                          

  • 21 Years of Age 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Motor Vehicle License
  • Vision Correctable to 20/20
  • United States Citizen

Benefit Package

(As of 7/1/20) -

  • Salary Range: $62,541 - $75,693, plus 7% holiday pay
  • Medical Benefit Package
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Uniforms
  • 25-Year Pension
  • College Tuition Reimbursement
  • 4/3 work schedule

Testing Process includes:

  • Physical Agility Test (C.H.I.P)                                   
  • CPCA Written Examination                                                       
  • Oral Examination
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Fingerprint and Criminal Background Check
  • Drug Test                                                                
  • Psychological Profile                                              
  • Physical Fitness Examination                                  
  • Successful Applicants will be required to pass 17-week certification training program at an Academy or Municipal Police Training Council (MPTC) Meriden, CT

Additional Information:

  • 122 Sworn Officers
  • Specialized Units
  • Promotional Opportunities and Career Advancement
  • One of the Largest Municipal Police Departments East of the CT River

East Hartford Police Department, CT Public Safety Jobs


Please direct questions regarding this position to Skyeremateng@easthartfordct.gov

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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