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Patrol Officer

Company: City Of Kettering
Location: Dayton
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

The City of Kettering is offering an opportunity to participate in an Entry Level Patrol Officer Examination. The examination will be held virtually. Candidates are required to submit application materials by 11:59 p.m. on June 9, 2023. All candidates who meet minimum qualifications will receive an email with further instructions regarding the virtual examination such as how to log on to schedule their date and time as well as minimum technology requirements. For those candidates who do not have the required technology, other arrangements will be made. It is anticipated that all examinations will be completed by June 30, 2023.Salary & Benefits2023 Minimum Annual: $74,3182023 Maximum with Bachelor Degree: $100,360* Comprehensive Health, Dental and Vision Plans* Accrued Vacation, Sick and Compensatory Time (240 Hours Comp Max)* 11 Paid Holidays & 40 Hours Paid Personal Leave per year* 10-Hour Patrol Shifts* Paid Ohio equivalency training (if necessary) and Tuition Reimbursement* Paid Overtime per Court Appearance (4 Hours Paid Minimum)* Ohio Police and Fire Pension Plan* Ohio Deferred Compensation Plans* Employee Wellness Program w/ Access to City of Kettering Recreation Facilities* All Equipment and Uniforms Provided Upon Hire* Annual Paid Uniform Allowance and Shift DifferentialProfessional Development* Special Response Team (SWAT)* Criminal Investigations (Detective) Unit* Vice, Narcotics & Organized Crime Unit* K-9 Unit* Bike Patrol and Motorcycle Unit* Accident Investigation/Reconstruction Team (AIT)* Hostage/Crisis Negotiation Team (HNT)* Evidence Technician Unit* Field Training Officer Unit* School Resource/Community Relations Unit (SRO)* Personnel and Training Officer* Public Information Officer* Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)* Drone ProgramSelection ProcessThe Patrol Officer hiring process consists of the following:* Civil Service Exam* Oral Board Interview* Polygraph and Background Investigation* Executive Staff (Chief's) Interview* Conditional Offer of Employment* Post-Conditional Polygraph, Psychological Evaluation, Physical/Drug/Alcohol Screen* Final Offer of EmploymentMinimum QualificationsExperience: * At time of appointment, candidates must possess a current Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (O.P.O.T.C.) peace officer certificate or equivalent peace officer certification in candidate's current state of residency; or* At time of appointment, must have obtained credit hours equivalent to an Associate's Degree (60 semester hours / 90 quarter hours) from an accredited college or university, or* At the time of appointment, candidates must have two years of active military service or equivalent years of service in the Reserves or National Guard (active duty or reserves) with a satisfactory service record or honorable discharge.Physical Condition: Must be physically capable of performing essential police duties and pass a thorough medical examination and drug/alcohol screen. Candidates who are required by O.P.O.T.C. to attend a Police Academy may be required to meet Academy minimum physical fitness entrance standards as required by O.P.O.T.C.Ohio Operator's License - Appointee must possess, obtain and maintain a valid State of Ohio Operator's License.U.S. Citizen - Must be 21 years of age and eligible to work in the United States at the time of appointment.Lateral Entry - Candidates who possess an O.P.O.T.C. certificate or equivalent peace officer certificate in another state, and have been employed as a full-time peace officer within the last calendar year from due date of application, may be hired in at a higher pay step. Lateral Entry candidates must also meet the requirements listed above.All candidates, regardless of experience are ranked on the eligibility list by order of their test score on the written exam.For more information, including how to apply, please visit Application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on June 9, 2023. Out of state applicants encouraged to apply.Information or QuestionsPlease contact Human Resources at or 937-296-2446 or the KPD Personnel & Training Unit at or 937-296-2578.The City of Kettering is an Equal Opportunity EmployerPDN-991b2d95-e401-4d9b-95b2-64253001e5d8

Keywords: City Of Kettering, Dayton , Patrol Officer, Other , Dayton, Ohio

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