Police Officer

  • Full Time
  • Midwest

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Job Information


Updated: April 30, 2024

Job Classification: Police Officer

The City of Bay Village is holding a competitive examination for the position of Entry-Level Police Officer from April 29, 2024, to June 23, 2024.

To be considered for employment as a Police Officer with the City of Bay Village, the following is required:

Completion of a competitive examination by June 23, 2024.
Completion of the City of Bay Village Civil Service application by June 23, 2024. https://www.cityofbayvillage.com/DocumentCenter/View/4295/Civil-Service-Application

The candidate will not be considered if the items above are not submitted.
Additional Credits to Scores: To be added to the passing examination score, not to exceed a total of ten (10) points.

Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, or Police Science Associate Degree, OR Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university in any field. (5 points)
Current Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) Certification for the full-time officer, plus two years experience (or 4160 hours equivalent) in the field (municipal or township police officer, deputy sheriff, university police officer, Ohio State Patrol Officer, or Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Police Officer). (5 points)

Current Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) Certification without experience. (2 points)

Honorably discharged veteran having served at least one continuous year of active military service in the Armed Forces of the United States. (5 points)
Documentation to receive additional credit must be submitted with the Civil Service application.

Department Overview:
The Bay Village Police Department is dedicated to providing the highest level of police service. Through a partnership with the community, we strive to enhance the quality of life and ensure the safety and security of all persons.

Area Information:
Beautifully nestled along five miles of Lake Erie’s wooded southern shore, the City of Bay Village blends the convenience of its west side location with the tranquility of an almost totally residential community.

Population 15,651


Salary Information:
Probationary $60,570 base annual salary/$29.12 Hourly Rate
After one year $67,205 base annual salary/$32.31 Hourly Rate
After two years $75,920 base annual salary/$36.50 Hourly Rate
After three years $86,195 base annual salary/$41.44 Hourly Rate

Benefit Information:
The City of Bay Village offers a comprehensive package of great benefits!  Healthcare, prescription coverage, dental and vision coverage, and group life insurance.  Uniform allowance, longevity pay, proficiency pay, and paid time off benefits include vacation, holidays, and sick time.

Contact Information:
Jennifer Demaline, Human Resources Director: [email protected]

Job Requirements

Age: Minimum 21 years of age at the time of appointment
Maximum 40 years of age at the time of appointment

High School Grad/GED: Yes

Valid OHIO Driver’s License: Yes

Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes

Vision: Normal vision with or without corrections.

College: Preferred but not required

Academy Certification: Possess or be able to obtain a State of Ohio OPOTA certification

Prior Experience: Not required

Necessary Certifications: Possess or be able to obtain a LEADS Certification, Firearm Proficiency Qualification, and any other State of Ohio required licenses and/or certifications.

Hiring Process: You must complete the Civil Service application by the posted deadline. All documentation to support extra credit must be submitted with the application. The application must be submitted via mail, email, or in person.

Statement of Duties and Typical Tasks: Applicants must be able to complete a wide range of physical activities, including lifting, carrying, reaching, climbing, bending, swatting, pushing/pulling, twisting/turning, keyboarding, sitting, standing, walking, crawling and running.

The City of Bay Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note that effective August 15, 2012, the City of Bay Village will no longer hire individuals who use tobacco products into full-time positions.

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