CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN LAW ENFORCEMENT

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

NOTE CLOSING DATES FOR APPLICATION PROCESS

FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR EXECUTIVE LEVEL AND COMMAND STAFF POSTINGS

ALSO SEE WWW.POLICEAPP.COM FOR ADDITIONAL LISTINGS

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  • Law Enforcement:  Hebron Police Department
    • Position:  Certified
    • Closing Date:  October 1, 2021
    • Description:  The Town of Hebron is seeking applicants for the position of Part Time Police Officer.  All applicants must have a current POST certification and be available to work days, evenings, nights, and weekends. Submit your resume and Town of Hebron employment application to Andrew J. Tierney, Town Manager, Town of Hebron, 15 Gilead Street, Hebron, CT  06248 by Friday, October 1, 2021.  Visit https://hebronct.com/contact-us/employment/ for details. Hebron is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Law Enforcement Unit:  Wilton Police Department
    • Position:  Entry Level or Certified
    • Closing Date:  October 17, 2021
    • Description:  The Town of Wilton is seeking applicants for the position entry level or certified Officer. Patrol Officer Salary is $67,247 $92,075. For application and further details please go to policeapp.com. Wilton is an equal opportunity employer.

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    • Law Enforcement Unit:  Bristol Police Department
      • Position:  Entry Level
      • Closing Date:  October 29, 2021
      • Description:  The City of Bristol is accepting applications for Police Officer testing to establish an eligibility list to fill future vacancies.  The expected duration of the selection process is estimated to be a minimum of three (3) months to a maximum of two and one half (2 ½) years.  Initial testing requires possession of a CHIP Certificate (physical ability exam) successful completion of a written and oral examination.  Additionally, successfully passing a psychological, medical exam including drug screen, polygraph examination and extensive background investigation are required prior to hire.

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    • Law Enforcement Unit:  Trumbull Police Department
      • Position:  Entry Level
      • Closing Date:  October 31, 2021
      • Description:   The Town of Trumbull is now accepting applications for entry level police officers.  Certified applicants must be either Connecticut P.O.S.T.C certified police officers with a minimum of two (2) continuous years of experience in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, possessing current Connecticut POSTC Police Officer certification status.   Applicants must have a valid CHIP card and successfully pass the CPCA written exam with a score of 70% at time of application. Applications are available online at www.policeapp.com  Candidates must have at least 60 college credits, or 2 years full active military duty, or currently be a certified CT police officer.  Must be US citizen, resident of CT, possess valid CT driver’s license at time of appointment, non smoker, and age 21 upon appointment.  Please visit www.policeapp.com for other qualifications. Effective July 1, 2021 salary range is $62,123 - $87,070. If you have any questions, please send an email to: policerecruitment@trumbull-ct.gov     EOE

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          • Law Enforcement Unit:  Berlin Police Department
            • Position:  Entry Level
            • Closing Date:  January 25, 2022, 11:59 p.m. Eastern
            • Description:   The Town of Berlin is seeking entry level applicants for the position of Police Officer.  Applications will be accepted throughout 2021. Our hiring process is on-going and based on existing vacancies. As of June 28, 2021 we have three  vacant positions.  We encourage interested applicants to apply at policeapp.com so you will be considered when a position becomes available. Applications and qualifications will be reviewed when vacancies within the department occur. Your application will be kept on file for one year.  
              • The Berlin Police Department is participating in the CPCA entry level written test program. Only individuals who take and pass the CPCA written test will be permitted to apply to the Town of Berlin Police Department. Entry level applicants must also have a valid 40 % C.H.I.P. score in order to be able to apply.  Go to https://www.certifyfit.com/test-schedule/ for additional test dates and information.
              • Entry level applicants must have:  a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license, must be a U.S. citizen by the date of appointment, must be 21 years old by the application closing date, and must not have been convicted by a court of any felony, any class A or class B misdemeanor or have committed any act which would constitute perjury or false statement.

             


            DEPARTMENTS LISTED BELOW DO NOT HAVE CLOSING DATES POSTED

            CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT

            • Law Enforcement Unit:  Avon Police Department
              • Position:  Certified
              • Closing Date:  None
              • Description:  Associates Degree or equivalency (60 credit hours) at an accredited college/university; or four year active military experience; or Connecticut Certified Police Officer at time of application.  Candidates must provide a college/university transcript documenting the completion of an Associates Degree or credit hour equivalency, or a copy of the DD214 Form documenting four years of active military experience, or a copy of their current police certification with their application materials.  Salary Range:     $34.5981-$43.7962 (Annualized approximately $71,964-$91,096)

            • Law Enforcement Unit:  Berlin Public Schools
              • Position:  Armed School Security/Certified
              • Closing Date:  None
              • Description:  The Berlin Public Schools Armed Security Officer (“ASO”) Program involves the placement of armed security officers within the educational environment. The ASO shall support the school administration, staff and school resource officer (SRO) in promoting a safe, secure, and positive school environment. The ASO is a visible and active figure at the schools, and shall be charged with safeguarding and protecting the school community and school property.

             

              • Law Enforcement Unit:   Branford Police Department
                • Position:  Certified
                • Closing Date: None
                • Description:   The Branford Police Department, as part of its ongoing hiring campaign, is seeking Connecticut P.O.S.T Certified Officers to fill current and anticipated full time patrol officer vacancies.  Starting salary for CT certified officers is currently grade “A” step of $82,340.  All Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination, oral interview, the current P.O.S.T physical assessment (Cooper Test) and a Chief's interview.  In addition, candidates must successfully pass a background investigation, polygraph, psychological and medical examination including drug screening. The town offers a competitive benefits package to include a pension plan.  Interested candidates may apply at www.Policeapp.com.   The Town of Branford shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical disability or sexual orientation. The Branford Police Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Branford Police Department.  Females, Minorities and Veterans encouraged to apply.  The above posting is intended as a guide for personnel actions and must not be taken as a complete description of the position or the process.  Interested candidates can apply at www.policeapp.com   Please include a copy or your valid P.O.S.T. C card with your application.  Certified officers with questions may contact Deputy Chief Alves at 203-481-4241 or Jalves@branfordpolice.com                  

                   


              • Law Enforcement Unit:   Bristol Police Department
                • Position:  Certified
                • Closing Date:  None
                • Description:  Salary Range:  $69,017 - $83,893/year                             
                  • General Notice:  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. 
                  • FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR DETAILED INFORMATION (Rev. 8/21)

               

              • Law Enforcement Unit:   Cromwell Police Department
                • Position:  Certified
                • Closing Date:  None
                • Description:   The Cromwell Police Department is seeking applicants from Connecticut Certified Police Officers who have current Connecticut POSTC or Connecticut State Police certification. All Connecticut POSTC requirements for lateral hires and comparative hires apply. Starting salary may commensurate with experience ranging from $57,075 to $77,376.   Interested candidates should forward a resume with a letter of interest, a copy of their CT-POSTC certification or State Police ID and a valid driver’s license to the Cromwell Police Department, 5 West Street, Cromwell, CT 06416, Attention Chief Lamontagne or email to mdellafiore@cromwellpd.com

              • Law Enforcement Unit:  East Haven Police Department
                • Position: Certified
                • Closing Date: None
                • Description:  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 70, 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 $59,025, after one year $67,355, after two years $75,402 and the town offers an excellent benefit package. Applications are available online at www.PoliceApp.com/EastHaven.

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              • Law Enforcement Unit:  East Windsor Police Department
                • Position:  Entry Level and Certified
                • Closing Date:  None
                • Description:   The East Windsor Police Department is looking for energetic, problem solvers to add to our ranks. This professional, community-oriented Department offers a highly competitive salary (starting pay ranges from $66,540-84,730), fantastic benefits, a hybrid (part defined benefit, part defined contribution) retirement plan and many incentives for current and continuing education. Officers will have the opportunity to work in a gambit of exciting assignments both within the Police Department and alongside others in one of the many regional units we participate in, including: Regional Tactical Unit (SWAT), Narcotics, K9, Unmanned Aerial Unit (Drone), Accident Reconstruction Team, School Resource Officer, General &  Juvenile Investigations and Field Training Officer.  POSTC certified officers and non-certified candidates interested in a career with our agency are encouraged to apply. Applicants in any previous selections process who did not move forward to the background investigation may reapply.  Please see attached postings for eligibility details, testing process and further explanation of benefits.  Applications and job descriptions can be found at https://eastwindsorpd.net/forms/

                  Completed applications must be submitted either in person or by mail to:  The East Windsor Department, 25 School Street, East Windsor, Connecticut 06088.  Please contact Lieutenant Carl or Sergeant Knowles with any questions (860) 292-8240 or Join.EWPD@eastwindsorpd.com.  The Town of East Windsor is an equal opportunity employer.


              • Law Enforcement Unit:  Easton Police Department - Easton Public School District
                • Position:  Certified
                • Closing Date:  None
                • Description:  The Easton Police Department is currently accepting applications for one (1) armed school security officer. Applicant must be a recently retired law enforcement officer. Salary is $30,600 a year. There are NO benefits offered with this position. The town of Easton is part of the MERF / MERS pension system so applicants who are collecting a MERF / MERS pension will be unable to work the complete 180 day school year.  School year starts September 1, 2021  and runs 180 days. Applications must include:  Formal letter of application; Resume; Three recent letters of recommendation; College transcripts, if applicable; Certifications /licenses held which are required to carry and use a firearm or other weapon on school property.  Applications can be submitted to the attention of the Superintendent of Schools, PO Box 500, Easton CT 06612.

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                • Law Enforcement Unit:  Enfield Police Department
                  • Position: Entry Level & Certified
                  • Closing Date: None
                  • Description:  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. Entry level candidates should view www.PoliceApp.com for details on how to apply. If Enfield is not listed on PoliceApp, we are not currently hiring entry level candidates.  Recruitment information contact Lieutenant Pedemonti:  wpedemonti@enfield.org

                • Law Enforcement Unit:  Farmington Police Department
                  • Position:  Certified
                  • Closing Date:  None
                  • Description: The Town of Farmington is accepting applications from POSTC certified police officers for the position of Police Officer.  Out of state certified officers will be considered as long as they are eligible for comparative certification through POSTC.  Salary range is $73,916 - $93,793 with an attractive benefit package.  Applicants must:  Be at least 21 years old and of superior moral character; Be a citizen of the United States of America; Hold a valid driver's license; Candidate must not have been convicted of a criminal felony, class A or B misdemeanor, domestic violence crimes, or any act which would constitute perjury or false statement; A four-year college degree in Criminal Justice, Social Studies, or related field preferred. The Farmington Police Department is a modern, progressive, CALEA Accredited agency, seeking to hire the most qualified individuals to join our team.  The Town of Farmington is an equal opportunity employer; minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.  For additional information about our department, please visit our webpage at https://www.farmington-ct.org/departments/police-department.   Candidates must successfully complete the Cooper physical agility test (even if they have a current CHIP card), written test, multiple interviews, a thorough background investigation, a polygraph examination, a psychological interview, and a comprehensive medical examination including drug screening.  Successfully hired candidates shall refrain from smoking at any time as a condition of employment.  For questions regarding the application, contact Devon Aldave in the Town Manager's Office at (860) 675-2350, or email aldaved@farmington-ct.org.  The application will remain open until the position is filled.

                 

                • Law Enforcement Unit:Glastonbury Police Department
                  • Position:  Entry Level & Certified
                  • Closing Date:  None
                  • Description:   Glastonbury’s nationally- accredited Police Department currently serves a population of over 34,000 and a land area of approximately 52-square miles. Full-time staffing includes, 59 police officers, 12 dispatchers, 1 animal control officer, and 6 support staff. The Department’s primary responsibility is to provide protection of life and property, preserve the peace, prevent and repress crime, recover lost property, regulate non-criminal conduct, apprehend offenders and perform miscellaneous services.  The Glastonbury Police Department takes pride in employing officers who demonstrate the ability to establish positive relationships within the community and deliver quality services with professionalism and sensitivity to Glastonbury citizens. Once gaining experience, officers have the opportunity to work in specialized units. For example, investigations, emergency services, training, and community outreach. Salary range:  $72,031 - $93,767


                • Law Enforcement Unit:   Hamden Police Department
                  • Position:  Certified
                  • Closing Date:  None
                  • Description:  The Town of Hamden is accepting applications (lateral transfers) from POST Certified Officers or State Troopers, for an immediate opening for the position of Police Officer.  Starting salary is $83,800 (Grade A-1, July 1 2021) to $96,057 (Grade A-3, January 1 2024). Other benefits include CMERS pension plan, Town health care plan, shift differential pay, uniform pay, cleaning allowance, education pay / incentives, compensatory time earned at double time, 13 paid holidays and more. At this time only CERTIFIED applicants with CT-POSTC or Connecticut State Police certification may apply.  We are seeking motivated Police Officers who possess a strong drive for self-initiated police work while operating within a team based environment.  Officers must be in good standing with their department or retired in good standing.  Candidates will be required to successfully complete a selection process including a written and oral examination, drug screening, background investigation, polygraph, psychological, and physical examination. Applications and job descriptions are available in the Personnel/Civil Service Office, 2750 Dixwell Avenue Hamden, CT 06518 or downloadable from the Town of Hamden website Hamden Jobs- Certified Police Officer. Candidates are requested to submit their completed application with a non-refundable $50 fee. Applications received without the application fee will not be accepted for consideration.  If you have any questions or need additional information you may contact the Personnel/Civil Service Office at 203-287-7130.  The Town of Hamden is an Equal Opportunity Employer and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical disability or sexual orientation. Minorities and females are encouraged to apply.



                      • Law Enforcement Unit:   Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Police Department
                        • Position:  Certified
                        • Closing Date:  None
                        • Description:  Under the direction and supervision of the Shift Sergeant or, in his or her absence, the senior most officer acting in the capacity of Shift Sergeant, the incumbent performs general police duties. A police officer, through the enforcement of Tribal, Federal and State laws and ordinances, performs related work duty often under emergency situations. Must be 21 years of age or older. High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED) is required (post-secondary credits or degree in Law Enforcement or related field is beneficial). Valid Motor Vehicle Driver's License and CPR/First Aid Certified. CT POST Certified preferred. Ability to acquire a working knowledge of Tribal, Federal and State laws and Tribal ordinances, motor vehicle laws and traffic control, modern techniques of law enforcement, crime investigations and control and observe situations analytically and objectively and record them clearly and completely.  The incumbent will be engaged in police patrol operations such as traffic enforcement, detection and reporting of hazardous conditions, community policing programs, detecting criminal activities and investigating reports of crimes, arresting criminal offenders and processing reports and court documents, receiving and serving court orders, executing search and arrest warrants applied for or ordered by the Tribal Court, and other special details and events as needed.  The candidate must possess the ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies, execute duties firmly, tactfully, courteously, and impartially. He or she will be required to learn the use and care of firearms, the operation of emergency vehicles, and to use communications and first-responder equipment.  Use the link below to apply:

                      • Law Enforcement Unit:  Manchester Police Department 
                        • Position:  Entry Level
                        • Closing Date:  None
                        • Description:   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Education:  Must possess an Associate’s 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.


                        • Law Enforcement Unit:   Manchester Police Department
                          • Position:  Certified
                          • Closing Date:  None
                          • Description:  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Education:   Must possess an Associate’s 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 50th 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.


                          • Law Enforcement Unit:  Middletown Police Department
                            • Position:  Certified
                            • Closing Date:   None
                            • Description:  The City of Middletown is accepting applications from Connecticut Certified Police Officers who are seeking lateral transfer, in accordance with POSTC requirements.  Current Salary $70,332 - $84,818.  Excellent Benefits, salary scale and benefits equal to one year for each two years of police experience up to three years (6 years’ experience).  Applicants must complete the City of Middletown online 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. To apply for this position or to see more information about this position and its requirements, please go to https://www.policeapp.com/Police-Jobs/, or call the Middletown Human Resources Division at (860)638-4940.
                          • Law Enforcement Unit: Naugatuck Police Department
                            • Position:  Certified
                            • Closing Date:  None
                            • Description:     Oral interview date(s) are to be determined and applicants will receive an invitation to interview via email. The Borough of Naugatuck offers an excellent fringe benefits package including a defined contribution retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, health, dental, and vision insurance. The current salary range for certified Police Officer is $63,761.00 to $81,887.06 annually depending on experience.  Applications must be completed online at www.policeapp.com/naugatuck.  Please send any questions to npdbackgrounds@naugatuckpd.org.  Application fee is $20.00 plus a $25.00 processing fee.
                              • Minimum Requirements:  Be 21 years of age at time of appointment; Be a U.S. Citizen; Have a High School Diploma or GED; Possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license; Possess a valid Chip Card at the time of written examination; Pass written exam, Chief of Police interview & Police Commission interview; Candidates must successfully complete and pass a thorough background investigation, polygraph examination, psychological interview/test, and comprehensive medical examination including drug/alcohol screening.  Failure to meet any of these requirements will disqualify you for employment as a Police Officer with the Borough of Naugatuck.  The Borough of Naugatuck is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination on any basis prohibited by law.  Please direct questions regarding this position to npdbackgrounds@naugatuckpd.org

                                 


                           

                          • Law Enforcement Unit:  New Milford Police Department
                            • Position:  Armed School Security
                            • Closing Date:  None
                            • Description:   The Town of New Milford is currently accepting applications for the per diem position of Armed School Security Officer. The responsibilities for this position include carrying out existing district and school procedures and programs related to school security and safety functions. The position reports to the Chief of Police. To be considered applicants must be certified as a School Security Officer with the State of Connecticut.  Qualified and interested candidates should submit a Town of New Milford employment application, along with a resume, cover letter, copy of required certification, and 3 professional references to: Greg Bollaro 10 Main Street, New Milford CT 06776, gbollaro@newmilford.org. Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. The Town of New Milford is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Town will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourage both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the Town when necessary. 

                              Please direct questions regarding this position to ewheeler@newmilfordpolice.org

                             

                          • Law Enforcement Unit:  Old Saybrook Police Department
                            • Position:  Certified - Full Time & Per Diem
                            • Closing Date:  None
                            • Description:   The Old Saybook Police Department, as part of its ongoing hiring process, is seeking Connecticut POSTC Certified Officers to fill current and anticipated full time patrol officer vacancies.  Per Diem positions may also be considered.  Starting full-time salary for CT certified officers with two (2) or more years of experience is $78,943.  All Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination, oral interview, and a Chief's interview.  In addition, candidates must successfully pass a background investigation, polygraph, psychological and medical examination, to include a drug screening. The town offers a competitive benefits package to include a pension plan.  The Town of Old Saybrook shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical disability or sexual orientation. Minorities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.  The above posting is intended as a guide for personnel actions and must not be taken as a complete description of the position or the process.  Interested candidates can apply at www.policeapp.com or submit a resume to recruitment@oldsaybrookpolice.com.   Please include a copy or your valid POSTC or DESPP certification card with your application


                            • Law Enforcement Unit: Orange Police Department
                              • Position:  Certified
                              • Closing Date:  None
                              • Description:  The Orange Police Department is seeking POST Certified Officers who are interested in full time patrol officer positions. Salary ranges from $64,103-80,967 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; Attn: Chiefs Office at 314 Lambert Rd, Orange, CT 06477 or Via E-mail  - kgulia@orange-ct.gov

                                Please direct questions regarding this position to:  kgulia@orange-ct.gov


                            • Law Enforcement Unit:  Plymouth Police Department
                              • Position:  Certified
                              • Closing Date:   None
                              • Description:   The Town of Plymouth a rural community in Litchfield County covering 22.4 square miles and home to approximately 12,000 residents with a police department comprised of 23 officers is now accepting applications for Police Officer for a Certified Police Officer Position on-line through PoliceApp.com.  CT-POST Certified Police Officers must meet POST Lateral Entry Requirements.  Certified Officers must pass written, oral, Cooper's Fitness Test, psychological, polygraph, and background investigation, must possess a valid CT Driver's License, and must be non-smokers. Salary is $68,712.78 to $82,047.25.  Position receives paid vacation, holiday, personal, sick, and bonus time, MERS Pension Plan, excellent benefits package.  Four days on and two days off work schedule.  EOE

                            • Law Enforcement Unit:  Prospect Police Department
                              • Position:  Part-Time Certified
                              • Description:  The Town of Prospect seeks Police Officers who have a current, valid POST certification as a Police Officer in the State of Connecticut or are a retired CT State Trooper. The successful candidate must be eligible for and meet all the requirements for a lateral transfer as established by the Police Officer Standards and Training Council.  In addition, the successful candidate will be scheduled for, and must pass the following: a written examination, physical examination, background investigation, polygraph, psychological and Urinalysis drug test. Qualification: Possession of a valid driver's license, Valid POST-C certification as a Police Officer. Must be retired in good standings. Candidate must be eligible to work a minimum of 8 Patrol shifts per month, which will include Days, Evenings, Midnights, along with weekends and Holidays. Applicants can E-mail their resume to Ltabarzua@prospectpolice.org.  For more information contact LT Nelson Abarzua at 203-758-6609.  The Prospect Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


                              • Law Enforcement Unit:  Simsbury Police Department
                                • Position:  Entry Level or Certified
                                • Closing Date:  None
                                • Description:  The Simsbury Police Department is a CALEA and State of Connecticut accredited organization that strives to provide the highest quality service to our community.  We seek highly motivated, enthusiastic, dedicated people who are interested in a rewarding career as a law enforcement professional.  The Simsbury Police Department is accepting on-line applications for the position of Entry Level Police Officer.  The salary range is $65,414.66 – $95,222.00 and the minimum eligibility requirements at time of hire are: U.S. citizen, 21 years of age or older, valid motor vehicle operator's license; no criminal convictions for any felony or class A or B misdemeanors or domestic violence, and high school graduate or GED. At the time of application, you must possess a Connecticut POSTC police certification in good standing or be eligible for recertification upon employment with a police department.

                                                                                                                                                                                            


                              • Law Enforcement Unit:  Somers Police Department
                                • Position:  Certified
                                • Closing Date:  None
                                • Description:  Part Time Starting Salary $26.00 per hour. Evening Shift Differential - $2.00 per hour.   The Town of Somers is currently accepting applications from POSTC certified Police Officers or certified Connecticut State Troopers who are interested in a comparative compliance/ lateral transfer for the position of Somers Police Officer.  This is an evening/ midnight shift position.  Candidates must be available to work nights and weekends.  Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination, oral interview, and background investigation.  Successful candidates will then undergo polygraph, psychological, drug screening and physical examinations.  Please see the Position Description for more detail and qualifications.  Qualified applicants may express their interest by submitting a completed application, resume, and cover letter.   By email: klafleur@somersct.gov or by mail to:  Operations Director, Town of Somers, 600 Main Street, Somers, CT 06071 or by fax to: 860-763-8228  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE EEOC

                                 

                              • Law Enforcement Unit:  Somers Police Department
                                • Position:  Certified
                                • Closing Date:  None
                                • Description:  PART TIME SOMERS SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER, Part time Starting Salary -   $26.00 - $28.00 per hour. The Town of Somers is currently accepting applications from POSTC certified Police Officers or certified State Troopers who are interested in a comparative compliance/ lateral transfer for the position of Somers part time School Resource Officer/ Patrol Officer.   The selected candidate(s) would work 12 shifts a month/ 9 hour shifts.  The selected candidate(s) would be required to work as a part time town of Somers patrol officer during the summer months and during miscellaneous school closures – i.e. school vacation, snow day(s), teacher’s conference, etc.  to include nights and weekends. Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination, oral interview, and background investigation.  Successful candidates will then undergo polygraph, psychological, medical and drug screening and physical assessment test.  Please see the Position Description for more detail and qualifications.  Qualified applicants may express their interest by submitting a completed application, resume and cover letter.  Submit by email to:   klafleur@somersct.gov or by mail to: Operations Director, Town of Somers, 600 Main Street, Somers, CT 06071 or by fax to: 860-763-8228.


                                • Law Enforcement Unit:  Southern CT State University Police
                                  • Position:  Certified
                                  • Closing Date:  None
                                  • Description:  We are currently recruiting for two (2), full-time Certified Police Officers.  As a University Police Officer you will:  respond to emergencies and requests for assistance; provide crowd control at various events and activities; monitor designated areas to ensure physical security and authorized access in order to prevent theft, trespass, vandalism, or violation of state statutes or regulations; provide directions and routine information to the public; initiate and conduct criminal and other investigations of violations, suspicious activities or reports of incidents occurring within jurisdiction; direct traffic and enforce motor vehicle and parking regulations; conduct on-site investigations, including question witnesses, arrest individuals at scenes, and issue summonses; record information; serve as dispatcher when necessary.  

                                    Candidates MUST possess a current valid POST certification.  Incumbents must possess credentials which will satisfy the selection and retention standards of the Police Officer Standards and Training Council.  Must possess and retain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.  Must receive and retain authority for C.G.S. 29-18 certification.

                                  • LINK TO APPLY:  https://www.jobapscloud.com/CT/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=210807&R2=9035PS&R3=001



                                  • Law Enforcement Unit:  Stafford Police Department
                                    • Position: Entry Level and Certified
                                    • Closing Date: None
                                    • Description:   The Town of Stafford seeks Police Officers who have a current, valid POST-C certification as a Police Officer in the State of Connecticut to laterally transfer to the Town of Stafford or a Connecticut State Trooper with the ability to become POST Certified. The successful candidate must be eligible for and meet all the requirement for a lateral transfer as established by the Police Officer Standards and Training Council.  In addition, the successful candidate will be scheduled for and must pass the following:  a written examination, physical examination, background investigation, polygraph, psychological, physical agility examination.  Qualification:  Possession of a valid driver’s license, Valid POST-C certification as a Police Officer.  Starting Compensation: $66,200.50 to $69,200.50, plus $2,500.00 if not participating in health insurance plan.  Benefits:  Governed by the Teamster Union labor agreement with the Town of Stafford:  5/3 schedule, 12 Holidays paid at 1 ½ rate plus a compensatory day, 10 years of experience 15 vacation days,  Defined Contribution 457 plan.  

                                    Applications may be obtained from the Stafford web page, under “I want to”, then “Town Employment Opportunities”. Submit the application and resume to The First Selectman’s Office at 1 Main Street, Stafford CT. For more information contact LT Thomas Duncan at 860-684-0419

                                    The Stafford Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


                                  • Law Enforcement Unit:  Stratford Police Department
                                    • Position:  Certified
                                    • Closing Date:  February 9, 2021
                                    • Description:    The Town of Stratford 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, oral interview, thorough background investigation, polygraph, psychological, and physical exam. Candidates must also have at least 2 years of experience working as a Police Officer. A copy of the applicant’s current POST certification must accompany the application along with a resume. Applications can be obtained online by visiting the Human Resources Department link at www.townofstratford.com or at the Town of Stratford Human Resources Department, located at 2725 Main Street, Stratford CT  06615. 

                                      Comprehensive benefit package with a salary ranges from $63,367.81 - $77,929.36 for patrol officers.  This posting will be valid for three weeks.  The written exam will take place a few weeks after the closing.


                                  • Law Enforcement Unit: Trumbull Police Department  
                                    • Position:  Certified
                                    • Closing Date:  None
                                    • Description:   The Town of Trumbull is now accepting applications for certified police officers.  Certified applicants must be either Connecticut P.O.S.T.C certified police officers with a minimum of two (2) continuous years of experience in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, possessing current Connecticut POSTC Police Officer certification status.  Applicants must have a valid CHIP card and successfully pass the CPCA written exam with a score of 70% at time of application. Applications are available online at www.policeapp.com  Please visit www.policeapp.com for other qualifications.   Current salary range is $60,756 - $85,154.00. The Town may, for newly hired certified officers, grant experience credit equal to one (1) step on the wage grid for each two full years of prior certified police experience.If you have any questions, please send an email to: policerecruitment@trumbull-ct.gov     EOE

                                  • Law Enforcement Unit:  Washington Police Department - School Resource Officer
                                    • Position:  Certified
                                    • Closing Date:  None
                                    • Description:   Region 12 Schools is currently accepting applications for the School Resource Officer. The responsibilities for this position include carrying out existing district and school procedures and programs related to school security and safety functions. The position reports to the Superintendent of Schools and Washington Resident State Trooper. To be considered applicants must be certified as Police Officer with the State of Connecticut.  Qualified and interested candidates should submit an employment application, along with a resume, cover letter, copy of required certification, and 3 professional references online at www.region-12.org or by clicking here.  Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

                                   

                                    • Law Enforcement Unit:  Yale University Police Department
                                      • Position:  Entry Level and Certified
                                      • Closing Date:  None
                                      • Description:  The Yale University Police Department is accepting applications for certified and entry level police officers.  Our ongoing recruitment process is to fill current vacancies.  The department is seeking individuals who possess integrity and courage, have a diverse outlook, and are committed to public service, professionalism, and a peaceful community.  Yale University police officers are POST certified, approved for appointment by the New Haven Board of Police Commissioners, and carry full jurisdiction within the City of New Haven.  The starting salary is $74,084 with a comprehensive benefits package.  Applications must be filed online on STARS at your.yale.edu/work-yale/careers/search-jobs-yale.  There is no application fee. Yale University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  Additional information is available online at www.PoliceApp.com

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