Police Officer – Entry Level – Hartford Police Department

CITY OF HARTFORD – HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT 

invites applications for the position of:

Police Officer

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SALARY: $49,851.88 – $71,480.24 Annually

OPENING DATE: 05/10/17

CLOSING DATE: 05/24/17 05:00 PM

DESCRIPTION:

Anticipated vacancies are in the Police Department. Under supervision, performs law enforcement duties involving the protection of life and property; the prevention of crime and the apprehension of crime suspects; and performs public service duties involving non-criminal calls for service, the preservation of peace and working with the community. Works 40 hours per week on a shift rotation schedule involving weekends and holidays. Performs related work as required.

NOTE: As of the date of this posting, the pay rate for Police Officer Recruits is $43,464.72/year until graduation from the Police Academy. Police Officers with proof of higher education that meet established criteria shall receive Educational Incentive pay upon completion of their probationary period. Salary and benefits are subject to collective bargaining.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

The examination process consists of a physical ability test, a written test, and an oral test. To be appointed, candidates must also pass a drug test, a background investigation, a polygraph examination, a psychological examination, an interview with the Chief of Police, a physical examination, and a working test/probationary period of one year (after graduation from the Police Academy). All parts of the examination are designed to determine the ability of applicants to learn and perform the duties of a Police Officer in a multi-culturally diverse environment. This examination and employment process is subject to all federal, state, municipal laws, rules and regulations.