Warwick - Entry Level Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Warwick Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$46,268 1st year- $74,583 after 4 years
Registration Fee$50.00
Contactjeremy.smith@warwickri.com
Location Warwick , RI
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Job Announcement

CITY OF WARWICK 
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Warwick Police Department, RI Public Safety Jobs

2021 Recruitment Drive

The Warwick Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer who demonstrate good judgment, an even temperament, respect and appreciate diversity, show creativity and problem-solving skills, think on their feet, handle pressure, and show leadership skills.

Applications are now being accepted at all times with no closing date.  All applications will be completed and processed through www.policeapp.com/WarwickRI.  The first phase in the hiring process will be the physical fitness assessment. Applicants will be notified of the details of this assessment shortly after submission of their application.

APPLICATION QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. U.S. Citizen
  2. 21-35 years of age (may not have reached your 36th birthday by the date of application)
  3. Valid motor vehicle operator’s license
  4. High school Diploma or GED
  5. Minimum 30 college credits as of today's date from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Dept of Education OR
  6. 1 year full-time employment as a police officer, corrections officer or equivalent law enforcement experience at an agency with arrest powers by the date of application OR
  7. 1 year active or reserve military service by the date of application
  8. Good moral character

 

(Previous applicants who have been disqualified during the background phase must wait 1 calendar year from the date of disqualification before re-applying)

APPLICANT SELECTION PROCESS: 

The Warwick Police Department conducts their recruitment drive events on a quarterly schedule and administers the Physical Agility Test, Written Examination and Oral Board Interview every three months for all candidates who have applied in that 3 month timeframe. All applicants will be notified of their test dates via PoliceApp.com shortly after submission.

  1. Electronic application submission – www.policeapp.com/warwickri
  2. Physical fitness test – (7/10/2021) 
  3. Written examination – (7/11/2021)
  4. Oral interview(s) – (TBD)
  5. Eligibility list established – (TBD)
  6. Background investigation
  7. Medical examination
  8. Psychological examination
  9. RI Municipal Police Academy
  10. One year probation period including FTO program
  11. Permanent appointment as a police officer

***All Candidates who apply on July,1 2021 or later will attend the October Agility Test and Written Examination***

 

DOCUMENTS NEEDED FOR ORAL INTERVIEW:

(Note: Applicants who are unable to provide the following documents at the oral interview will be removed from the process)

  1. A certified copy of your birth certificate or naturalization papers.
  2. A photocopy of your driver’s license.
  3. A photocopy of your college diploma and a certified copy of your college transcript.
  4. Proof of military service (DD-214, NG-21, etc...)
  5. Police/Corrections Academy diploma.
  6. Confirmation of Selective Service Registration (males only)

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS: 

Annual salaries as of July 1, 2020:

First Year        $46,396                                   Second Year   $59,492

Third Year       $66,198                                   Fourth Year     $74,788

The typical workweek consists of a rotating schedule of 4 days on and 2 days off with 14 paid holidays annually.

            1 to 5 years of service             19 vacation days

            6 to 10 years of service           22 vacation days

            11 to 15 years of service         25 vacation days

            16 + years of service               27 vacation days

Medical, Dental, and Prescription coverage 
Liability and Life Insurance

Salary step increase incentives, starting after 4 years of service of 8.5 percent increasing to 13.5 percent after 24 years

             Pension of:      50 percent after 25 years of service
                                     60 percent after 30 years of service
                                     70 percent after 35 years of service           

Clothing replacement and maintenance allowance.

Opportunities to join Specialized Units/Divisions including: SWAT, Dive Team, Marine Patrol Unit, Crisis Negotiation Team, Detectives, Community Police, Traffic Division, Police Athletic League (PAL), etc.

 

PHYSICAL FITNESS ASSESSMENT 40th PERCENTILE

Assessment Battery

(Male)

 

Age

<20

Age

20-29

Age

30-39

Age

40-49

Age

50-59

1 Minute Push-Up

 

29

29

24

18

13

Sit Ups

 

41

38

35

29

24

1.5 Mile Run

 

12:38

12:38

13:04

13:49

15:03

300 Meter Sprint

 

59.0

59.0

58.9

72.0

83.2

 

Assessment Battery

(Female)

 

Age

<20

Age

20-29

Age

30-39

Age

40-49

Age

50-59

1 Minute Push-Up

 

15

15

11

9

n/d

Sit Ups

 

32

32

25

20

14

1.5 Mile Run

 

14:50

14:50

15:38

16:21

18:07

300 Meter Sprint

 

71.0

71.0

79.0

94.0

n/d

 

  

The City of Warwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the
Americans with Disabilities Act as well as maintaining an updated E.E.O.P.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

 Warwick Police Department, RI Public Safety Jobs

Please direct questions regarding this position to jeremy.smith@warwickri.com


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