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 Unit:  Western Connecticut State University
    • Position: Certified CT Police Officer
    • Closing Date: Monday, December 17, 2018
    • Description:  Western Connecticut State University is currently seeking Connecticut POST Certified Officers for the position of Police Officer. Applicants either must be active Connecticut POSTC certified police officers in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, still having Connecticut POSTC Police Officer certification status. Will be required to pass a background investigation, polygraph, psychological, and pre-employment medical examination. Comprehensive benefit packages, with starting salary 53,540 for non-state of CT Protective Services (NP-5) employee. Apply on-line at: https://www.jobapscloud.com/CT/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=181203&R2=9035PS&R3=001

  • Law Enforcement Unit:  North Branford Police Department
    • Position:  Certified
    • Closing Date:  December 21, 2018
    • Description:  The North Branford Police department is currently accepting applications for POSTC certified police officer.  This is a full time position and potential candidates will be required to complete and successfully pass a thorough background investigation, medical exam, polygraph test, psychological test, oral interview and any other requirements of the Chief of Police.  The successful candidate must be eligible to meet all requirements for a lateral transfer established by Police Officer Standards and Training Council.  A non-refundable $20 application fee is required at the time application is picked up.  Applications are available at the North Branford Police Department, 260 Forest Road, Northford, CT 06472.  The closing date for this application is the end of business day December 21st 2018.  The Town of North Branford is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer.  

  • Law Enforcement Unit:   Canton Police Department
    • Position: Entry Level or Certified
    • Closing Date: 12/28/2018**extended Lateral | 1/31/2019 Entry Level
    • Description: The Town of Canton is accepting applications for both entry level and lateral transfers for the position of police officer. Salary Range is $62,718 to $82,855. Persons seeking the entry level position should do so through www.policeapp.com . Deadline for Entry Level applications is Friday, January 31, 2019. State Troopers or POST Certified Officers seeking a lateral transfer should submit an application before Friday, December 28, 2018. Applications are available at the Canton Police Department or may be obtained on-line at www.townofcantonct.org, “Employment Opportunities” section. Lateral transfer Applications are to be sent to: Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, P. O. Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022. Attention Robert Skinner. Lateral transfers from POST Certified Officers or State Troopers will be required to successfully complete a written examination, drug screening, background investigation, polygraph, psychological, oral interview and physical examination. A copy of current POST certification must accompany the application. Salary range for lateral transfers is $66,727 to $70,804. Minorities and females are encouraged to apply. EOE.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Stamford Police Department
    • Position: Entry Level
    • Closing Date: 12/21/2018
    • Description: The Stamford Police Department is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Police Officer-Entry Level. The written exam will be held on January 12, 2019 with the oral exams being held on January 26 and 27, 2019. Applicants must have successfully passed the CHIP test prior to taking the written exam. Starting salary is $62, 295 with competitive benefits. Become a part of a progressive department offering opportunities for career development with many specialized units. Visit https://www.stamfordct.gov/human-resources/pages/city-jobs for qualifications and information package. The application deadline ends December 21, 2018. Apply online at www.policeapp.com. Additional questions can be emailed to SPDrecruiting@stamfordct.gov.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Manchester Police Department
    • Position: Entry Level
    • Closing Date: 12/31/2018
    • Description: 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 Units:  Madison, North Branford, Orange, Seymour and West Haven Police Department
    • Position:  Entry Level
    • Closing Date:  January 16, 2019
    • Description:  Specific information for each department can be obtained at www.policeapp.com/southcentral.    The physical performance, written and an oral board exam 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.  The deadline is Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  DEPARTMENTS PARTICIPATING IN THIS RECRUITMENT DRIVE ARE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS.

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  • Law Enforcement Unit:  Berlin Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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 driver’s license to the application. Salary may be commensurate with experience ranging from $65,208 to $84,927 (effective July 1, 2018). Benefits include full medical and dental coverage, defined contribution pension plan, optional 457 deferred compensation plan, paid holidays, vacations, personal time and sick leave. Additional information and applications are available Monday through Friday; from 8am - 4pm in the Police Department’s Records Division 240 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT 06037 and online at Berlin Police Department

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Bloomfield Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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 operator’s 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, candidate’s 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.

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

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Bristol Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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: $63,934 - $77,714/year       

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Canton Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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 Town of Canton, “Employment Opportunities” 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.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Colchester Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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 Colchester CT 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

  • 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 $55,764 to $75,608 (currently in contract negotiations). 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: Dept. Mental Health & Addiction Services Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • 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 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/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=181024&R2=9035PS&R3=001

  • 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 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/EastHaven. The Town of East Haven is committed to building a workforce of diverse individuals. Minorities, Females, Handicapped and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Eastern CT State University Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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 Department’s testing process includes but is not limited to: Oral Board, Chief’s 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.

  • 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. CTPOST certified officers may contact Sergeant James Laurino at jlaurino@enfield.org. 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.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Glastonbury Police Department
    • Position: Entry Level
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: Complete Application Packet, which includes: (1) Town of Glastonbury Employment Application, (2) Affirmative Action Questionnaire, (3) Police Officer Questionnaire and (4) Body Art Acknowledgement Form. NOTE: Incomplete applications or those without an Email address will not be accepted. Salary range as of 2016: $65,457-$85,467 - Current contract is under negotiation. Applications may be obtained from the Town Hall Customer Service Center, the Police Department, or by clicking here http://www.glastonbury-ct.gov/employment. To submit packet: Bring or mail to - Town Hall Customer Service Center, 2155 Main Street, Glastonbury, CT 06033, or Email – infocenter@glastonbury-ct.gov. The Town of Glastonbury is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer. It doesn’t discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, status as a veteran, present or past history of mental disorder, intellectual disability, learning disability, or physical disability.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Groton Long Point Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: The Groton Long Point Police Department is seeking interest from Connecticut POSTC Certified police officers to fill part time vacancies. Active Connecticut POSTC certified officers who are in good standing with their current department and/or Officers who have retired in good standing and are still POSTC certified are encouraged to apply. Selected candidates are required to successfully complete a written exam, interview, background investigation, polygraph, psychological and physical exam to include a drug screening.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Hebron Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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 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. Position open until filled. Hebron is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Lebanon Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: The Town of Lebanon Police Department is hiring for the following position: School Resource Officer. The Lebanon Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of School Resource Officer to provide service to the three public schools in the Town of Lebanon. This position is a 12 month position. Applicants must be 21 years of age, be a citizen of the United States, have a minimum of a High School diploma or GED and a valid Connecticut Driver's License in addition to other requirements. Applicants may be required to complete a written exam, oral interview, background check, drug screen, psychological exam, polygraph test and physical agility test when scheduled. The Lebanon Police Department offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Applications available here.  Applications and resumes can be sent to firstselectman@lebanonct.org

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Manchester Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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 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.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Mashantucket Pequot Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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, oral interview, thorough background investigation, polygraph, psychological and physical exam (including drug screening). PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT THIS LINK.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Meriden Police Department
    • Position: Entry Level
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: The City of Meriden Police Department is seeking qualified entry level Police Applicants. Starting salary of $52,748, with a top pay of $83,907 attained after 3.5 years. 10 vacation days after 1 year, earned time off, 2 personal days, 11 paid holidays, 15 sick days per year, tuition reimbursement, and bilingual translation pay. Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and vision plans. 4 day on / 2 day off work schedule. Officers bid for their shift assignments every 4 months by seniority. Shift Differential for evening and midnight shifts is currently 7% and 6% respectively. Current pension system is a hybrid pension plan. There is a 50% of base pay after 25 years of service pension benefit and a separate Direct Contribution Money Purchase Plan. Must be at least 21 years old, possess a high school diploma or GED, be a U.S. Citizen, and possess a valid driver’s license. Must have a valid CPCA score of 70% or higher and must possess a valid CHIP physical agility card. Apply online at www.policeapp.com.

  • 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 $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 City of Middletown and Click on Employment in the top right corner; or call the Middletown Human Resources Division at (860) 638-4940.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Mohegan Tribal Police
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: New Canaan Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: The New Canaan Police Department, a CALEA accredited agency, is currently accepting applications from current Connecticut POSTC Certified Police Officers for the position of full-time Police Officer. Applicants must have a minimum of two years Connecticut POSTC certification and be in good standing with their current department. Out-of-state comparative certifications will not be considered for this process. Potential candidates will be required to obtain a valid CHIP Card and pass the CPCA Certified Officer Exam prior to applying. Additional testing will include peer interview, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, police commission interview, medical testing and a thorough background investigation. Starting salary for lateral hires will be $69,866 as of July 1, 2018. In addition, a defined benefit pension and comprehensive benefits are also offered. Applications must be submitted directly through www.policeapp.com. Any questions should be directed to Sergeant Brian Mitchell at 203-594-3506. Veterans, women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. This process will remain open until the positions are filled. The New Canaan Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Newington Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Norwalk Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Norwich Police Department
    • Position: Entry Level or Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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 operator’s 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.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Old Saybrook Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Orange Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Plymouth Police Department
    • Position: Entry Level or 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 accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. CT-POST Certified Police Officers meeting POST Lateral Entry Requirements preferred. Certified Police Officers must be in good standing with their current police department. Salary $65,087 to $70,097. Non-certified candidates (Entry Level Police Officer) must be 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED. Salary $50,065 to $70,097. All candidates must possess a valid CT driver’s license and must pass written, oral, Cooper Standards Physical Fitness Test, psychological, polygraph, physical examination, drug screening, and background investigation. Non-certified candidates (Entry Level Police Officer) must possess a valid CHIP card prior to the written test. Paid vacation, holiday, personal, sick, and bonus time, educational incentive pay, uniform/cleaning allowance, longevity pay, MERS Pension Plan, excellent benefits package, four days on and two days off work schedule. All applications must be submitted directly through www.policeapp.com. Further information is available at the Plymouth Police Department, 80 Main Street, Terryville, CT 06786. Telephone: 860-589-7779. EOE

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Prospect Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: Town of Prospect is seeking applicants to establish an eligibility list for part-time Police Officers. Applicants must be P.O.S.T.C. certified and able to successfully complete all P.O.S.T.C. hiring requirements. Days, Nights, Weekends, and Private Duty availability required. Highly competitive wages. Send resume to: Town of Prospect, Prospect Police, Att. Lt. Nelson Abarzua, 8 Center Street, Prospect, CT 06712 or fax to 203-758-5312 or email to ltabarzua@townofprospect.org For additional information contact Lt. Nelson Abarzua at 203-758-6150.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Putnam Police Department
    • Position: Entry Level & Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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 driver’s 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 of Police, 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 Putnam Police. EOE

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Stafford Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: The Town of Stafford is seeking either POST Certified Officers or State Troopers who are currently certified and who are interested in a lateral transfer for the position of a FULL or PART Time Police Officer. 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 examination. Applications are available online at the Town’s web page or at the Stafford Resident Troopers Office located at 2 Main Street , Stafford. Applications and resumes are to be directed to the First Selectman, 1 Main Street, Stafford CT. Town of Stafford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Stratford Police Department
    • Position: Entry Level
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Suffield Police Department
    • Position: Certified/Lateral Transfer
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Thomaston Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: The Town of Thomaston is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer. At this time only CERTIFIED applicants with a minimum of (2) years experience are encouraged to apply. Officers must be in good standing with their department or retired in good standing possessing current POSTC- CERT. Officers with more than (5) years experience will start at $61,692.88. with (3) wks vacation. 457 B Retirement Plan with 100% match on 5% contribution, medical- dental available or payment made in lieu of benefits. 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 Thomaston CT. 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.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Torrington Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: Certified Police Officer - $64,868.75 to $67,789.89 per year to start with excellent benefits package. Paid college tuition and books, college degree incentive payment, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick time, opportunity for specialized assignments, generous comprehensive medical insurance plan, life insurance coverage, uniforms and equipment paid by the City. Must be a CT P.O.S.T. certified officer, must be at least 21 years old, possess a high school diploma or GED, be a U.S. Citizen, and possess a valid driver’s license. Must have a valid CPCA score of 70% or higher. Apply online at www.policeapp.com.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Torrington Police Department
    • Position: Entry Level
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: Entry Level Police Officer - $58,489.18 to $61,152.21 per year to start with excellent benefits package. Paid college tuition and books, college degree incentive payment, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick time, opportunity for specialized assignments, generous comprehensive medical insurance plan, life insurance coverage, uniforms and equipment paid by the City. Must be at least 21 years old, possess a high school diploma or GED, be a U.S. Citizen, and possess a valid driver’s license. Must have a valid CPCA score of 70% or higher and must possess a valid CHIP physical agility card. Apply online at www.policeapp.com.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: West Hartford Police Department
    • Position: Entry Level
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: Salary Range: $67,184 - $86,710 | REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: Town of West Hartford Application, CHIP Physical Ability Certification Card (applicants with expired CHIP cards must be reassessed by CHIP, Inc.), Copy of College/University Transcript, or DD214 Military Service Form, or Current Police Officer Certification Card., Drug Testing Supplement Form, Non-Smoking Statement, Body Art Acknowledgement,

  • Law Enforcement Unit: West Hartford Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Wethersfield Police Department
    • Position: Entry Level
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description: 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.

  • Law Enforcement Unit: Woodbridge Police Department
    • Position: Certified
    • Closing Date: None
    • Description:The Woodbridge Police Department is currently seeking Connecticut POST Certified Officers for the position of Patrol Officer. Applicants will be required to pass a background investigation, written examination, current POST physical assessment (Cooper Test), polygraph, psychological, and medical examination. Applicants either must be active Connecticut POSTC certified police officers in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, still having Connecticut POSTC Police Officer certification status. All Connecticut POSTC requirements for lateral hires and comparative hires apply. Comprehensive benefit and pension packages, with starting salary ranging from $54,801 to $66,395 - based on experience. Apply on-line at: www.policeapp.com.

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