East Haven - Entry Level Police Officer

Job Overview

Department East Haven Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary $59,025, after one year $67,355, after two years $75,402
Deadline Jul 6, 2021 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$75.00
Location East Haven, CT
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Job Announcement

East Haven Police Department, CT Public Safety Jobs


East Haven, CT Police Department Now Hiring


*****EXTENDED UNTIL JULY 6, 2021*****

Notice of Testing

The Civil Service Commission announces an open-competitive examination for the position of Police Officer C in The East Haven Police Department.

For questions, please contact Chief Examiner, Andrea Liquori, at aliquori@townofeasthavenct.org or by phone at 203-468-3375.

                            DATE:               To Be Announced
                            TIME:               To Be Announced
                            PLACE:            To Be Announced
                           SALARY:           $59,025, after one year $67,355, after two years $75,402

                           SCHEDULE:      40 Hours per week, rotating


See attached job description


Candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Possess a valid C.H.I.P. Card by July 15, 2021 - Click here to download the CHIP Registration Forms!!
  • Pass a physical examination
  • Polygraph test
  • Psychological examination
  • Background investigation in addition to Civil Service testing
  • Ideal candidates shall not smoke or use tobacco products of any kind and shall not have any visible tattoos above the neck collar.

Application Fee: 

There is a Non-refundable $75.00($25.00 PoliceApp.com; $50.00 Town) fee payable Online to PoliceApp.com. 


The examination will consist of the following:

  • A valid C.H.I.P. Card must be submitted with application; or must successfully complete test prior to deadline of July 15, 2021.  This test is pass/fail at the 40th percentile;
  • A written test which had a pass point of  70% and is worth 2/3rd  of the final grade and successful completion of the Integrity portion of examination;
  • An oral exam with a pass point of 70% and is worth 1/3rd of the final grade.

Additional credit may be awarded after successful completion of all phases of the exam:
  • Candidates who believe they are eligible for Veteran Credit must attach copy of DD214.
  • Candidates with college credits may be eligible for the Education Credit and must request an Official Transcript from their college or university be sent to The Civil Service Office, 250 Main Street, East Haven CT 06512 and be received by July 15, 2021 to receive credit.
  • Candidates may be eligible for Foreign Language Proficiency Credit by attaining a rating of “Intermediate-High” on a Foreign Language Competency Exam.  Candidates who believe they are fluent in a foreign language must submit the “Foreign Language Proficiency Examination Credit Request” form available with the application to The Civil Service Office, 250 Main Street, East Haven CT  and complete the test by July 15, 2021.  

Candidates who are hired must commit to a three year term in exchange for sponsorship through the Police Academy.

 The application for testing is available online at PoliceApp.com.  For more information please contact the East Haven Civil Service Office at (203)468-3375. 

Applications must be submitted on-line through PoliceApp.com by July 6, 2021 at 8:00 am.


The Town of East Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minorities, Veterans,
Females and the Handicapped are encouraged to apply.




Please direct questions regarding this position to aliquori@townofeasthavenct.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.

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