Police Officer – Fulltime Entry Level-Piqua Police Department (OH)

Full time Police Officer position providing emergency and regular response to calls for service. Responsible for criminal investigation and traffic enforcement. Works with the community to solve problems.

 

Minimum Original Appointment Age – Applicants for Police examinations may take the test six (6) months prior to their twenty first (21) birthday. Each applicant must be a citizen of the United States and must meet the minimum requirements of a position as stated in the announcement. All appointees for the position of police officer must be twenty one or older.

Maximum Original Appointment Age – No person is eligible to receive an original appointment as a police officer when he/she is thirty-five years of age or older, and no person can be declared disqualified as over age prior to that time.

Minimum Educational Requirements – No person is eligible to receive an original appointment as a police officer unless he/she has a High School Diploma or GED.
Minimum Experience – N/A
Citizenship – All applicants must be United States Citizens
Driver’s License – No person is eligible to receive an original appointment as a police officer unless he/she has a valid Ohio Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record. Convictions and/or arrests for driving while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs may disqualify the applicant.
Physical Condition – See Addendum
Criminal Record – A person may be ineligible to receive an original appointment as a police officer if he/she has a criminal record.
1. Conviction of one DUI violation within the preceding five years.
2. Conviction of a second DUI violation.
3. Admission, conviction or adjudication of having committed any act defined as a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under Ohio law, federal law, the law of another state or the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
4. Admissions or administrative findings of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document or theft.
5. Admissions or conviction of any act of family violence as defined by law, committed as an adult.
6. Admission of any criminal or delinquent act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including, but not limited to, molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, criminal sexual conduct or indecent exposure.
7. Any history of work-related actions resulting in civil lawsuits that found against the applicant or his/her employer may be disqualifying.
Truth Verification Examination – Will be administered post offer
Psychological Testing – Will be administered post offer
Physical Fitness or Physical Abilities Testing – Will be conducted after the eligibility list has been established based on OPOTA standards.

Please contact Deputy Chief Tom Steiner with any questions. tsteiner@piquaoh.org

Application, testing and position information at https://piquaoh.org/city-departments/police-department/job-opportunities/