POSTC: Employment Opportunities in Connecticut Law Enforcement Agencies Police Officer Standards and Training Council POSTC: Employment Opportunities in Connecticut Law Enforcement Agencies

ENTRY LEVEL OR CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITIES IN CONNECTICUT

Departments listed are currently seeking qualified candidates for entry-level and certified police officer positions.  Contact information is supplied. NOTE CLOSING DATES FOR APPLICATION.

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Law Enforcement UnitPositionClosing DateContact Information
Marlborough Police Department
Certified
(Full Time)
12/8/2017
Noon

The Town of Marlborough (Pop. 6,410) is currently accepting applications from POSTC certified police officers for the position of full-time Constable. Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written exam, physical agility test, oral interview, thorough background investigation, polygraph, psychological, and physical exam.  A copy of current POST certification must accompany application.  An application and current resume must be submitted to the Marlborough Town Clerk, 26 North Main Street, P.O. Box 29, Marlborough, CT 06447 by 12:00 noon on December 8, 2017.  Competitive starting salary and comprehensive benefit package for POSTC certified police officers.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

Marlborough Police Department
Certified
(Part Time)
12/8/2017
Noon

The Town of Marlborough (Pop. 6,410) is currently accepting applications from POSTC certified police officers for the position of Part-Time Constable, 20 to 30 hours per week. Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written exam, physical agility test, oral interview, thorough background investigation, polygraph, psychological, and physical exam.  A copy of current POST certification must accompany application.  An application and current resume must be submitted to the Marlborough Town Clerk, 26 North Main Street, P.O. Box 29, Marlborough, CT 06447 by 12:00 noon on December 8, 2017. Competitive starting salary commensurate with experience for POSTC certified police officers.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of New Haven Police
Certified
12/15/2017

The University of New Haven Police Department is seeking a full-time Police Officer applicant.  Candidate must be a P.O.S.T. certified police officer in Connecticut.   Required:  Interview with the Chief of Police, Psychological, Polygraph, Medical Exam, Drug screening and thorough background check. 

Schedule and compensation: Full-time officers will work at least 40 hours per week.  Hourly wage is currently $25.01 per hour. Vacation and Benefit package, to include tuition assistance. 

Application Process: Forward resume electronically to HRDept@newhaven.edu by 12/15/2017. See attached job description. Please reference Search # 199290


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Darien Police Department
Entry Level 
12/31/2017

The Darien Police Department is accepting applications for a full time police officer.  Candidates must have earned a minimum of sixty credits from an accredited college or university, OR a minimum of two years full active military duty plus 30 credits, OR previous law enforcement experience plus 30 credits. No visible tattoos while in uniform.  A copy of academic transcript(s) must be attached to the application at time of submission.  Testing includes:  written test, oral interview(s), background investigation, psychological, polygraph and physical exam. Candidates applying to the Darien Police Department must have a valid CHIP Card in order to apply.  http://www.chip-inc.com/chip/CHIPForms8-2016.pdf  Base salary range - $66, 475 - $90,383.  Applications are available online at www.darienpolice.org   Deadline for applications is December 31, 2017. Please contact Lt. Robert Shreders at 203-662-5342 for further information.


UPDATED
Manchester Police Department
Entry Level 
12/31/2017

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   Must possess an Associateís Degree in Law Enforcement or related field, 60 college credits or two years of full-time active military service with honorable discharge. Copy  of  college transcript or diploma, or DD214 if applicable must accompany application. 

Character: Candidates must be of good moral character, with no record of dishonorable discharge from any police or fire department or from the armed forces of the United States. A thorough background investigation will be conducted and a polygraph and psychological evaluation shall be used. 

Physical: Must have considerable agility and endurance.  Candidates must pass agility test through CHIP, Inc. A minimum of 20/30 corrected vision in both eyes is required, along with normal hearing. The physical examination will include a screening for use of illegal drugs or controlled substances. 

Other: Must be a United States citizen.  Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's  license.  Must meet eligibility requirements of the Police Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.C.), which requires all recruits be 21 years of age.


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UPDATED
Southern CT State University Police Department
Certified
1/2/2018

Candidates must have certification as a law enforcement officer in the State of Connecticut pursuant to regulations promulgated by the Police Officer Standards and Training Council. Note:  Candidates with a pending certification status may be employed on a temporary basis pending recertification by the Police Officer Standards and Training Council.   EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: Include responding to emergencies and requests for assistance; conducting criminal investigationsí applying for arrest and search warrants; enforcing motor vehicle and criminal statutes; issuing parking tickets, motor vehicle infractions and summonses; completing arrest paperwork; transporting prisoners to lockup; testifying in court; speaking with public groups and organizations; performing dispatching duties at communications desk; monitoring video and perimeter alarm systems; perform property checks and all associated duties; traffic direction; gives directions and routine information to the public in the event of fire, bomb threats or other potential disasters; participates in evacuation activities; operates fire-fighting apparatus as needed; periodic patrols in a police cruiser and on foot.


NEW POSTING
New Milford Police Department
Entry Level or Certified
1/12/2018
4:00 p.m.

The New Milford Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Requirements are: 21 years of age, ability to pass extensive background examination, physical/written exams, polygraph, drug screening and physical agility test, possess a valid CT driverís license and be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. equivalent.

Applicants should be community relations oriented. Paid benefits include medical, dental and life insurance among others. Salary up to $77,373.00; subject to collective bargaining. 

An agility test will be conducted through PoliceApp.com for entry-level candidates. See PoliceApp.com for further agility details and employment standards.

Entry-level candidates must obtain a valid C.H.I.P. Card prior to medical screening of the hiring process (February/March). The written test is sponsored through the CT Police Chiefís Association (CPCA) testing process. The next scheduled written test is December 29, 2018. See PoliceApp.com for further details on written exam.

Current certified CT Police Officers in good standing with POSTC and their current/previous agency or CSP members eligible for comparative compliance in good standing with their agency are to send in a Town of New Milford application directly to the Police Department c/o Deputy Chiefís office. 

http://newmilford.org/filestorage/3088/3126/Employment_Application_updated_2016_-_Copy.pdf

 

Derby, Milford, North Haven, Orange, Seymour, Torrington and Wallingford Police Departments
Entry Level1/17/2018

Specific information for each department can be obtained at:  www.policeapp.com/southcentral. Duties:  Performance of uniform police and law enforcement duties and related work as required.  Minimum Requirements:  Specific information for each department can be obtained at www.policeapp.com. Testing:  The physical performance, written and oral boards will be administered by the South Central Criminal Justice Administration.  Additional phases will include: a criminal record check, a background investigation, a polygraph examination, a psychological examination, a controlled substance screen, and a medical examination.  Candidates may register for the testing process at www.policeapp.com/southcentral.  EOE

 
 
 
THE FOLLOWING LISTINGS HAVE
NO CLOSING DATE
Beacon Falls Police Department
Certified
None

Town of Beacon falls is seeking applicants to establish an eligibility list for part-time Police Officer. Applicants must be P.O.S.T.C. certified and able to successfully complete all P.O.S.T.C. hiring requirements, including physical agility. Night, weekend, and private duty availability required. Patrol Wage=$25.24 hourly; Private Duty Wage $51.99 hourly. Send resume to:  Town of Beacon Falls Police Department, 119 North Main Street, Beacon Falls, CT. CT 06403. If you have questions, contact: LT. Eddie Rodriguez at erodriguez@townofbeaconfalls.com 

Certified
None

Only Connecticut Certified Police Officer (C.G.S. 7-294d) applicants who have current CT- POSTC or Connecticut State Police certification may apply.  All CT-POSTC requirements for lateral and comparative hires apply.  Certified applicants should attach copies of their CT-POSTC certification or State Police ID and valid driverís license to the application. Salary may be commensurate with experience ranging from $59,654 to $75,982 (effective July 1, 2014).  Benefits include full medical and dental as well as retirement plan.    Additional information and applications are available Monday through Friday; from 8am - 4pm in the Police Departmentís Records Division 240 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT 06037 and online at www.BerlinPD.org 

Bloomfield Police Department
Certified
None

The Town of Bloomfield Police Department is accepting applications for employment opportunities for Certified Police Officers.  The Town provides liberal benefits, including paid vacation, paid holidays, group life insurance, major medical and dental insurance and sick leave.  Salary range: $70,202-$85,613.   

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be either active Connecticut P.O.S.T.C certified police officers in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, still having Connecticut P.O.S.T.C Police Officer certification status.  Candidates must be U.S. Citizens.

TESTING REQUIREMENTS: Written Examination:  Town of Bloomfield is a Connecticut Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) participating department.  Register on www.policeapp.com for the CPCA written exam. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  License:  Must possess or be able to obtain a valid motor vehicle operatorís license by the time of the appointment to the position.   Oral Panel Examination:  Candidates who successfully pass the aptitude examination will progress to the oral panel examination.  Candidates taking the oral panel exam will be notified of the date, location and time via email.  Background Investigation:  Upon successful completion of the oral panel exam, candidateís background and character will be investigated, including criminal record, driving record, employment record, military record and educational record and other areas.  A psychological examination, drug examination, medical examination and polygraph examination will be administered prior to final employment offer.  The polygraph examination will include investigation and background areas mentioned above and including; medical history, financial history, gambling history, criminal activities including illegal use of drugs, illegal sexual activities and subversive, revolutionary or gang involvement activities.  Personal data, prior to conduct in police/security/corrections fields and basic honesty, integrity and thefts.   Applications accepted online only at www.policeapp.com/Bloomfield   Open recruitment-no deadline.

 

Branford Police Department
Certified
None

The Branford Police Department, as part of its ongoing hiring campaign, is seeking POST Certified Officers to fill current fulltime patrol officer vacancies as well as POST Certified Officers and recently retired Connecticut State Trooper who are interested in part time patrol officer (Supernumerary Officer) positions.

All Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination, oral interview, the current POST physical assessment (Cooper Test). In addition, candidates must successfully pass a background investigation, polygraph, psychological and medical examination including drug screening.

Interested candidates may obtain a Branford Police Department Employment application on line at www.branfordpolice.com

Certified officers with questions may contact either Capt. Geoffrey Morgan or Captain Raymond Dunbar at 203-481-4241

Bristol Police Department
Certified
None


The city of Bristol is accepting applications for Connecticut Certified Police Officer testing to establish a lateral certification eligibility list for filling vacancies. 

Testing includes:  CHIP physical agility assessment, written, oral, background investigation, psychological, polygraph & physical exam. 

Salary Range:  $57,149 - $69,524/year


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Canton Police Department
Certified
None

The Town of Canton, as part of its ongoing open recruitment campaign, is seeking POST Certified Officers or State Trooper applicants, interested in a lateral transfer for the position of Police Officer.  Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination, drug screening, background investigation, polygraph, psychological, oral interview and physical examination.  Applicant must be able to pass a P.O.S.T.C. physical assessment.   A copy of current POST certification must accompany the application.  Salary range for Canton Patrol Officers is $60,000-78,000. Applications are available at the Canton Police Department or may be obtained on-line at www.townofcantonct.org, ďEmployment OpportunitiesĒ section.  Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and acted upon as staffing needs warrant.  Applications are to be directed to Robert Skinner, 4 Market Street, P. O. Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022. EOE. Any questions please call the Canton Police Department at (860) 693-0221.  Minorities and females are encouraged to apply.   

 
 
Certified
None
The Town of Colchester is currently accepting applications from POSTC certified police officers for the position of Police Officer. Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written exam, physical agility test, oral interview, thorough background investigation, polygraph, psychological, and physical exam. A copy of current POST certification must accompany application. Applications can be obtained online at www.colchesterct.net or at the Colchester Police Department located at #127 Norwich Avenue, Colchester, CT 06415.  Comprehensive benefit package including a 20 year retirement with starting salary for POSTC certified police officers ranging from $48,859 to $62,899 based on experience. EOE
Certified
None

The DMHAS POLICE (State of CT Mental Health and Addiction Services), as part of a hiring campaign, is seeking CT POST Certified Officers (C.G.S. 7-294d) to fill current fulltime Police Officer position(s).  All candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination and oral interview. Additionally, candidates must successfully pass a background investigation, polygraph, psychological and medical examination including a drug screening.  Physical Agility/Cooper test NOT required.  Starting salary: $53,540.00 - $70,449.00 with excellent benefits including a Defined Pension Plan.  All officers have a schedule which includes every other weekend off.  Officers receive shift and weekend differentials as well as holiday pay.  Contact Lt. Michael Edelwich at 860-262-5326 for further information.

 

Interested candidates may apply online through the following link: 


https://www.jobapscloud.com/CT/



East Haven Police Department
Certified
None

P.O.S.T. Certified Police Officer C:  The Town of East Haven is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officers C. Qualified candidates shall meet the following minimum requirements: must be a P.O.S.T. Certified Police Officer in the state of Connecticut; pass a written exam with a score of 60, pass a physical agility exam at the 40th percentile; pass a physical examination; polygraph test; psychological examination; background investigation.  Ideal candidates shall not smoke or use tobacco products of any kind and shall not have any visible tattoos.   Candidates bilingual in Spanish are encouraged to apply.  Salary is $50,382 per year and the town offers an excellent benefit package.  Applications are available online at www.PoliceApp.com/EastHavenCT.  The Town of East Haven is committed to building a workforce of diverse individuals.  Minorities, Females, Handicapped and Veterans are encouraged to apply. 

Eastern CT State University Police Department
Certified
None

Salary:  $53,540.00 - $70,449.00 .  Candidates must have certification as a law enforcement officer in the State of Connecticut pursuant to regulations promulgated by the Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Council.  Note:  Candidates with a pending certification status may be employed on a temporary basis pending recertification by the Police Officer Standards and Training Council.  The Eastern Connecticut State University Police Departmentís testing process includes but is not limited to:  Oral Board, Chiefís Interview, Departmental Physical Agility Test, Background Investigation, Drug Screening Test, Polygraph Examination, and Medical Examination.  Officers are responsible for the protection of life and property, as well as the enforcement of State laws as well as university rules and regulations, on the grounds of Eastern Connecticut State University which is in the Town of Willimantic.  Qualified candidates must possess a strong commitment to the Community Policing Philosophy.  This is a full-time, permanent position.  Candidates must be available to work all shifts, holidays and weekends.

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Enfield Police Department
Entry Level & Certified
None

The Town of Enfield is located in north central Connecticut on the border with Massachusetts. The population is approximately 46,000.  The Enfield Police Department is a nationally and state accredited agency. There are approximately 99 sworn officers within the department.  Uniformed officers work eight hour days with five days on followed by three days off. The following week consists of five on and two off.  Officers bid by seniority for one of six shifts per day. Certified officers advance one pay step for each year of certification up to top step (7 years).   Educational incentive pay.  Defined Benefit retirement plan, plus Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP).  Salary  (revised): $63,605- $77,481. CTPOST certified officers may contact Sergeant James Laurino at jlaurino@enfield.org. Entry level candidates should view PoliceApp.com for details on how to apply. If Enfield is not listed on PoliceApp, we are not currently hiring entry level candidates.

Granby Police Department
Certified
None

ONLY THOSE APPLICANTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY POSTC CERTIFIED WILL BE REVIEWED.   The Granby Police Department is currently seeking applications for the position of Certified Police Officer.  Successful candidates will assume patrol duties to include: crime prevention, criminal investigation, motor vehicle crash investigation, and medical emergency response.  The salary range is $55,993 to $71,406 with a generous benefit package including paid holidays and vacations, tuition reimbursement, education incentive, group life insurance, major medical and dental insurance, and sick leave.  Applications must be submitted to www.policeapp.com.  Open recruitment - no deadline.

Hebron Police Department
Certified
None

The Town of Hebron is seeking applicants for the position of Part Time Police Officer.  All applicants must have current certification from POST and be available to work nights and weekends.  Application forms may be obtained at the Town Managerís Office or you may send your resume to the attention of the Town Managerís Office, Town of Hebron, 15 Gilead Street, Hebron, CT  06248. Position open until filled.  Hebron is an equal opportunity employer.

UPDATED
Manchester Police Department
Certified
None

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Must possess an Associateís Degree in Law Enforcement or related field, 60 college credits or two years of full-time active military service with honorable discharge or continued service in  the reserve force.  Copy of college transcript or diploma, or DD214 must accompany application. 

Character: Candidates must be of good moral character, with no record of dishonorable discharge from any police or fire department or from the armed forces of the United States. A thorough background investigation will be conducted and a polygraph and psychological evaluation shall be used. 

Physical: Must have considerable agility and endurance. Candidates must pass the physical  agility  examination at the Coopers 40th percentile administered by the agency as part of the conditional offer of employment. A minimum of 20/30 corrected vision in both eyes is required, along with normal hearing. The physical examination will include a screening for use of illegal drugs and controlled substances. 

Other: Must be a United States citizen.   Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's    license.  Must meet requirements of the Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POSTC).


*Applicants, who at the time of initial appointment have obtained certification by POSTC, at the discretion of the Chief and comparability of the applicants work experience may be placed at an appropriate step not to exceed Step 4 of the wage scale for Police Officers.


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Mashantucket Pequot Police Department
Certified
None

The Mashantucket Pequot Police Department is seeking interest from Connecticut POSTC Certified police officers to fill current vacancies both full time and casual.  Active Connecticut POSTC certified officers who are in good standing with their current department, Officers who have retired in good standing and are still POSTC certified and applicants who are currently certified as police officers in other states are encouraged to apply.  All candidates will be required to successfully complete a written exam, physical agility test, oral interview, thorough background investigation, polygraph, psychological and physical exam (including drug screening). 

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT THIS LINK.

Middletown Police Department
Certified
None


The City of Middletown is accepting applications from Connecticut Certified Police Officers who are seeking lateral transfer, in accordance with POSTC requirements.  Current Salary $66,668 - $76,473.  Excellent Benefits, salary scale and benefits equal to one year for each two years of police experience up to three years (6 years experience).  Must complete City of Middletown application form and must attach copy of valid Connecticut P.O.S.T.C. Police Officer Certification card to your application at time of submission. For complete job description and application forms, visit our website at www.cityofmiddletown.com and Click on Employment in the top right corner; or call the Middletown Human Resources Division at (860)638-4940.

 

Milford Police Department
Certified
None

The City of Milford Police Department is currently seeking Connecticut POST certified law enforcement officials for the position of Patrol Officer.  Base salary is reflective of the current union contract (Step 2 is currently $61,724) and will increase by steps (Max is currently $65,578.  Officers contribute to the City of Milford pension system. Police officers with their current department must be in good standing or have retired in good standing.  Qualified candidates can contact Captain Brandon Marschner at 203-783-4700.

Mohegan Tribal Police
Certified
None

The Mohegan Tribal Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer.  Applicants must be State of Connecticut POSTC Certified and pass all lateral transfer requirements.  The Mohegan Tribal Police Department offers a comprehensive benefit package and starting salary.  Those interested must should contact Chief of Police, Jeffrey J. Hotsky at 860-862-6242 or email jhotsky@moheganmail.com

Newington Police Department
Certified
None


Newington Police Department is currently accepting applications from current Connecticut P.O.S.T.C. Certified Police Officers for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be either active Connecticut P.O.S.T.C certified police officers in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, possessing current Connecticut P.O.S.T.C Police Officer certification status.  Salary $69,522 - $83,124.  Apply at www.policeapp.com

 

 

Norwalk Police Department
Certified
None

The Norwalk Police Department is currently accepting applications from current Connecticut POSTC Certified Police Officers for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must have at least two years experience and be either active Connecticut P.O.S.T.C certified police officers in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, possessing current Connecticut POSTC Police Officer certification status.  Salary $62,802 - $88,632, Pension plan, comprehensive medical and dental benefits.  Apply at www.policeapp.com.  

Norwich Police Department
Entry Level or Certified
None

Salary range: $51,997 to $65,597. Excellent benefits and pension plan (20 years-no age requirement).  High school diploma required.  Qualified candidates (new entry & certified) will go through an extensive background check, which includes a polygraph, psychological and physical examinations. All applicants must possess a valid State of Connecticut motor vehicle operatorís license and be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment.  Contact the City of Norwich Human Resources Department, 100 Broadway, Norwich, CT 06360 .   Telephone 860-823-3713 for detailed qualifications and job description. Examinations conducted by the Law Enforcement Council of Connecticut. Inc., on a monthly basis. See: http://www.lawenforcementcouncil.org

Certified
None


Old Saybrook Police Department is currently accepting applications from current Connecticut P.O.S.T.C. Certified Police Officers and certified officers from out of state for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be either active Connecticut P.O.S.T.C certified police officers in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, possessing current Connecticut P.O.S.T.C Police Officer certification status.  Out of state applicants must be certified in their respective state for at least two years and be in good standing and be able to be approved as a comparative transfer by P.O.S.T.C. All certified officers cannot be under investigation for wrong doing or have resigned while under investigation.   Apply at www.policeapp.com/oldsaybrook . Questions contact recruitment@oldsaybrookpolice.com

 

Orange Police Department
Certified
None

The Orange Police Department is seeking POST Certified Officers and recently retired Connecticut State Troopers who are interested in full time patrol officer positions. Salary ranges from $57,655.00 to $72,237.00 annually. The Town of Orange offers a Defined Contribution Plan with a 12% match and full vesting in 6 years, along with comprehensive medical benefits.  All Candidates must have 60 college credits and will be required to successfully complete a written examination, oral interview, and the current POST physical assessment (Cooper Test). In addition, candidates must successfully pass a background investigation, polygraph, psychological and medical examination including drug screening.  Interested candidates may forward a resume to:  Orange Police Department, 314 Lambert Road, Orange, CT 06477, Attn: Chief's Office OR Via E-mail to:  nallen@orange-ct.gov

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Prospect Police Department
Certified
None
 
Town of Prospect is seeking applicants to establish an eligibility list for part-time Police Officer. Applicants must be P.O.S.T.C. certified and able to successfully complete all P.O.S.T.C. hiring requirements, including physical agility. Night, weekend, and private duty availability required. Patrol Wage=$25.75 hourly; Private Duty Wage= $40.00 hourly. Send resume to:  Town of Prospect, Prospect Resident Trooper Office, 8 Center Street, Prospect, CT 06712 or fax to 203-758-5312 or email to Leelee2239@sbcglobal.net. For additional information contact Nelson Abarzua at 203-758-6150.
 
Putnam Police Department
Entry Level & Certified
None

The Putnam Police Department is conducting on-going recruitment for Entry-Level & Certified Lateral Transfer Police Officers to fill current and future vacancies. Salary range is $45,364 to $62,004.   Entry level applicants must be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driverís license. Entry level candidates should contact the Law Enforcement Council of Connecticut at www.lawenforcementcouncil.org  to obtain a schedule of written examination dates. The results will be submitted to the Putnam Police Department which will then contact candidates. Lateral transfer applicants must be a POSTC certified officer or a Lateral Entry (out-of-state) police officer meeting POSTC requirements, with a minimum of two years full-time experience. Those POSTC certified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and a photocopy of your POSTC certification card to: Chief Ricky L. Hayes, Putnam Police Department, 189 Church Street, Putnam, CT 06260. All candidates must pass a physical agility test, oral exam, psychological, polygraph, drug screening, and comprehensive background investigation to qualify.  To view the Putnam Police Department web page please go to www.putnampolice.com   If you have questions, contact: Chief Ricky L. Hayes at 860-928-6565 or email rick.hayes@putnampolice.com  EOE

Stratford Police Department
Entry Level
None

The Stratford Police Department is currently accepting applications from new candidates and current Connecticut POSTC Certified Police Officers for the position of Police Officer. POSTC Certified applicants must have at least two years experience and be either active Connecticut P.O.S.T.C certified police officers in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, possessing current Connecticut POSTC Police Officer certification status.  Salary $57,409 - $70,600. There is a 401a, annuity plan and comprehensive medical and dental benefits.  Apply at www.policeapp.com.   

Suffield Police Department
Certified/Lateral Transfer
None

The Suffield Police Department is conducting on-going recruitment for Certified and Lateral Transfer Police Officers to fill current and future vacancies.  Candidates will be required to complete a selection process.  Post C Certified applicants must have at least two years of experience and be either active Connecticut POST C certified officers in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, possessing current Connecticut POSTC Police Officer Certification status.  Salary range is up to $70,054 depending on experience.  Sufficiently qualified applicants may receive an additional $10,000 hiring bonus.  Additional information and application can be found at www.policeapp.com/suffield.

Certified
None

The Town of Thomaston is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer.  At this time only CERTIFIED applicants are encouraged to apply.  Candidates will be required to successfully complete a selection process.  An application package may be obtained at the Thomaston Police Department or downloaded by visiting our website at www.thomastonct.org.  Applications must be returned by mail to the Thomaston Police Department #158 Main Street, Thomaston, CT 06787.  Resumes, including copies of any certifications must accompany your application for employment.

 

West Haven Police Department
Certified
None

The City of West Haven announces an open recruitment seeking POST Certified Officers for the position of Police Officer.  Candidates should be in good standing with their current department.  Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination, drug screening, thorough background investigation, polygraph, psychological, oral interview and medical examination.  Officers with three or more years of experience will have a shortened one year probationary period. Top salary is $68,910.40.  The West Haven Police Department offers: Tuition reimbursement, educational bonus pay, vacation time, holiday time, sick time, personal days, a yearly uniform allowance, longevity pay,  health insurance, dental insurance, and life insurance.  Officers work a 40 hour work week with five days on and two days off.   A copy of current POST certification must accompany application.  Application must be obtained at and returned to: The West Haven Police Department, 200 Saw Mill Road, West Haven, CT 06516. Attention: Training Division  EOE

 

Entry Level
None

Status: Full-time, Salary:   $35.26-40.30 (Annualized $73,351-$ 83,830).  One year from graduation date from Academy, hourly wage becomes $37.18, Union, FLSA: Non-exempt.

Apply  online at www.Policeapp.com.  Oral Boards will be conducted on February 1-2, 2017.

Under the direction of the Chief of Police, a police officer will enforce the laws of the state and municipal ordinances of the Town and protect the lives and property of the citizens of Wethersfield and the State of Connecticut.

Examples of Duties:  In-field duties: Enforce state law and local ordinances, respond to emergency and routine calls for service throughout the town, render first aid and other assistance to citizens as required.

Qualifications & Recruitment Process:  Please refer to the Town of Wethersfield Entry Level Police Officer Recruitment Information sheet located on the Human Resources Job Opportunities page of the Town website.

(Note:   Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed.   Agency is not responsible for clerical errors,  incorrect posting dates or any other discrepancies.)

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