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

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      • Law Enforcement Unit:  Madison Police Department
        • Position:  Certified
        • Closing Date:  April 15, 2021
        • Description:  The Madison Police Department is seeking Connecticut P.O.S.T.C. Certified Officers to fill current and anticipated full time patrol officer vacancies.  Starting salary depends on years of service, but the salary range as of July 1, 2021 is between $76,627 and $80,641.  All Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination, oral interview(s), and a Chief's interview.  In addition, candidates must successfully pass a background investigation, polygraph, psychological and medical examination including drug screening. The Town of Madison offers a competitive benefits package to include a defined contribution plan.  Interested candidates may apply at www.Policeapp.com.   The Town of Madison 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. The Madison 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 Madison 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 of your valid P.O.S.T.C. card with your application.  Certified officers with questions may contact Captain Joseph Race @ 203-245-6503 or racej@madisonct.org

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        • Law Enforcement Unit:  Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
          • Position:  Certified
          • Closing Date:  April 25, 2021
          • Description:   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 numerous fulltime Police Officer positions throughout the State.  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: $57,354 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 obtain application information from the following link: 

             

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        • Law Enforcement Unit:  Coventry Police Department
          • Position:  Certified
          • Closing Date:  April 30, 2021
          • Description:   The Coventry Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency located in Northeastern Connecticut. There are fifteen sworn officers and five civilian staff members providing service to approximately 12,500 residents located within 37 square miles. Coventry is approximately 15 miles east of Hartford and five miles from the UCONN Storrs Campus. The Town is mostly residential with easy access to Interstates 84 and 384. Coventry Lake, Patriot’s Park and Lisicke Beach offer a variety of recreational activities and events during the summer months.  Salary:  $77,142 to $83,886.  Contact:  recruitment@coventryct.org

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        • Law Enforcement Unit:  Seymour Police Department
          • Position:  Certified
          • Closing Date:  May 14, 2021
          • Description:     The Seymour Police Department is seeking Certified Officers with Connecticut P.O.S.T.C. or Connecticut State Police Certification to fill current and anticipated full time patrol officer vacancies.  The Starting salary range is $65,915 and $80,621.  All Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written exam, Chief’s panel interview and an Interview with the Board of Police Commissioners. In addition, candidates must successfully pass a background investigation, polygraph, psychological and medical examination including drug screening. The Town of Seymour offers a competitive benefits package to include a MERS Pension Plan. The Town of Seymour 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. The Seymour 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 Seymour 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 may forward a resume to Seymour Police Department; Attn: Chiefs Office at 11 Franklin Street Seymour, CT 06483. Please include an updated resume and a copy of your valid P.O.S.T.C. card. Certified officers with questions may contact Chief Paul Satkowski @ 203-881-7629 or psatkowski@seymourpolice.org

           

        • Law Enforcement Unit:  Seymour Police Department
          • Position:  Certified Part Time (Supernumerary) Officer
          • Closing Date:  May 14, 2021
          • Description:   The Seymour Police Department is seeking Certified Officers with Connecticut P.O.S.T.C. or Connecticut State Police Certification to fill current and anticipated part time patrol officer vacancies.  All Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written exam, Chief’s Panel interview and an Interview with the Board of Police Commissioners. In addition, candidates must successfully pass a background investigation, polygraph, psychological and medical examination including drug screening. Pay for this position is $31.69 per hour and this position does not offer a benefit package or retirement plan. The Town of Seymour 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. The Seymour 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 Seymour 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 may forward a resume to Seymour Police Department; Attn: Chiefs Office at 11 Franklin Street Seymour, CT 06483. Please include an updated resume and a copy of your valid P.O.S.T.C. card. Certified officers with questions may contact Chief Paul Satkowski @ 203-881-7629 or psatkowski@seymourpolice.org

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          • Law Enforcement Unit:  University of CT Police Department
            • Position:  Entry Level or Certified
            • Closing Date:  May 31, 2021
            • Description:   Compensation:  Annual Salary upon Connecticut P.O.S.T. Certification: $57,354-$75,468  (plus $5,000 in additional stipends once POST Certified).  Additional benefits include:  State of Connecticut Hazardous Duty Retirement Plan, State of Connecticut Medical and Dental Plans, Voluntary supplemental 457 and 403b Defined Contribution Plans.  The University of Connecticut Police Department, an internationally accredited police agency, is inviting applicants to apply for Police Officer vacancies currently available throughout statewide locations at the University of Connecticut including: Storrs, Hartford, Farmington, Stamford, Avery Point, and Waterbury. A career with UConn Police is multi-dimensional, challenging, and an opportunity to serve a unique and diverse community. UConn Police Officers, through a community-centered approach, provide a wide range of police services including hosting or attending community events, investigation of criminal incidents, enforcement of motor vehicle and criminal laws, management of public demonstrations and large gatherings, and overall service and protection of persons and property on of all of UConn’s campuses. The UConn Police Department focuses on being a community-oriented police department in all that it does.  UConn Police Officers work a challenging schedule that includes major university events, NCAA athletics events, dignitary visits, specialized community-based initiatives and other complex assignments.

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          • LAW ENFORCEMENT UNIT:  Branford Police Department
            • Position:  Entry Level
            • Closing Date:  June 1, 2021 8:00 a.m.
            • Description:  The Branford Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Entry Level Police Officer.  We are seeking individuals of high integrity that are committed to service to join our progressive police agency.  Our Police Officers perform law enforcement duties involving; the protection of life and property, the prevention of crime, the apprehension of criminal suspects, traffic enforcement, the preservation of peace while working closely with the community and public service duties involving non-criminal calls for service.  Police officers work 40 hours per week picking their shift and days off by a seniority bidding system.  The schedule includes working nights, weekends and holidays.  Entry level officers perform related work as required and receive close supervision.  This full time position offers a salary of $65,193 - $84,398.  The Town of Branford provides a competitive wage and benefits package to include, a pension plan, medical and dental insurance, life insurance, paid leave, a deferred compensation program and tuition assistance amongst other benefits.  To learn more about Branford Police please visit https://www.branford-ct.gov/departments/police-department

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            • LAW ENFORCEMENT UNIT:  Manchester Police Department 
              • Position:  Entry Level
              • Closing Date:  June 30, 2021
              • 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:  June 30, 2021
              • 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.

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            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:   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:  $67,170 - $81,648/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

             

            • 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.

            • 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:   Hebron Police Department
              • SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER - FULL-TIME:  The Town of Hebron is currently accepting applications for part-time and full-time School Resource Officers to provide service to the two (2) elementary schools in the Town of Hebron. This position will be working within the elementary schools with children from Pre-K to Sixth Grade. Minimum requirements include: At least five (5) years of experience as a Connecticut POST Certified Officer or recently retired Officer or State Trooper (in good standing), valid Connecticut driver license, high school diploma or GED, and the ability to meet or exceed all entry exams including but not limited to written exam, oral exam, physical agility, extensive background investigation, psychological exam, polygraph exam, physical exam and a drug screen. Application forms may be obtained at the Town Manager’s Office or you may send your resume to the attention of the Town Manager’s Office, Town of Hebron, 15 Gilead Street, Hebron, CT 06248. Applications will continue to be accepted until positions are filled.  Hebron is an equal opportunity employer.

            • Law Enforcement Unit:  Hebron Police Department

              • SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER - PART-TIME:  The Town of Hebron Police is currently accepting applications for part-time positions for School Resource Officer to provide service to the two (2) elementary schools in the Town of Hebron. This position is a 10 month part-time position with 19 hours a week working within the elementary schools with children from Pre-K to Sixth Grade. Minimum requirements include: At least five (5) years of experience as a Connecticut POST Certified Officer or recently retired Officer or State Trooper (in good standing), valid Connecticut driver license, high school diploma or GED, and the ability to meet or exceed all entry exams including but not limited to written exam, oral exam, physical agility, extensive background investigation, psychological exam, polygraph exam, physical exam and a drug screen. Application forms may be obtained at the Town Manager’s Office or you may send your resume to the attention of the Town Manager’s Office, Town of Hebron, 15 Gilead Street, Hebron, CT 06248, applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled. Hebron is an equal opportunity employer.


            • 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:  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:  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:  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:  Southern CT State University Police Department
              • Position:  Certified
              • Closing Date:  None
              • Description:   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 CT 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.  In addition to a comprehensive medical examination, including a controlled substance screening, candidates will also be required to take a stress test upon a conditional offer of employment.  A physical Fitness Test (Cooper) is waived for this position. 

                 

                                                                                           
            • 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

                               

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