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  • Police Officer - Entry Level

    Evendale Police Department
    Job Description
    The Village of Evendale is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for current and future vacancies for entry-level police officer.
    Application for this position does not require OPOTA certification.
    Applications will be accepted through April 17th, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

    Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be notified through email to self-schedule their National Testing Network exam no later than April 20 th, 2020
    Starting Salary: $61k to $83k dependent upon experience

    Nature of Work: Evendale Police Officers are required to exercise immediate practical judgment necessary to cope with unusual or emergency situations. Officers are expected to place emphasis on courteous explanations and personal persuasiveness in routinely seeking the compliance of others in obeying the laws. However, situations arise in which the officer must restrain and/or arrest persons threatening the security of the public and therefore an officer must be in excellent physical condition. Officers may experience a high degree of personal danger on occasion during the course of their employment. Persons appointed to this position of police officer will be required to be present for duty on weekends and holidays. Officers in this position may be assigned to any four shifts either on a permanent or rotating basis and are required to work overtime and report to work when called in during emergencies.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Age: - Must be 21 years of age
    Entry Requirements:
    - High School graduation & completion of at least two years at an accredited college or military experience is required.
    - College equivalent to 60 semester/90 quarter hours or DD-214 indicating honorable discharge for former military members
    Lateral Candidates:
    - Current patrol officers with at least 3 years full-time experience will not be required to participate in the written (NTN) exam or the physical ability (must pass dept. physical ability within one year of hire date and structured on-duty work out time is provided), but are subject to the other phases of the testing process. Starting salary (Step 1 through 4) will be determined by the Mayor and Council.

    License: - Must obtain a valid Ohio operator’s license prior to appointment.
    Physical Condition: - Candidates must be in excellent physical condition, able to successfully pass a physical ability test and a comprehensive medical exam. Must have height proportionate to weight. Vision must be correctable to 20/40 in each eye. Candidates must be drug free and willing to submit to annual drug screenings, medical and physical exams.

    Additional:
    - As part of the testing process, candidates must participate in a written exam through the National Testing Network and must be willing to be subject to a comprehensive background investigation, oral interview, and psychological evaluation and testing.
    - Due to the nature and condition of the work, a criminal conviction may be a bar to employment.
    - As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must obtain at least an Associate’s Degree within 3 years of their hire date. The minimum educational requirement will be paid for by the Village (Must have passing grades)

    Retesting:
    -Applicants who are not selected in this process will be eligible to retest after expiration date of the eligibility list. Job application and other information pertaining to this position may be obtained at the Evendale Police Department, 10500 Reading Rd., Evendale, Ohio 45241, or on the Village web-site at www.evendaleohio.org.


    Address any questions to Lt. Joe Asbrock at lt.jasbrock@evendaleohio.org.


    The Village of Evendale is an Equal opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, handicap, ancestry, or age.
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