Entry Level Police Officer-New Canaan Police Department Job - New Canaan Police Department - New Canaan, Connecticut

February 11, 2014

New Canaan Police Department

Position Title: Entry Level Police Officer-New Canaan Police Department
Position Type: Police
Closing Date: 9/2/2015
Job Description

This position is the basic component in the structure of the Patrol Section of the New Canaan Police Department.
The patrol officer may perform other functions as determined by the Chief of Police.

The employee shall be responsible for protecting the lives and property of the citizens of New Canaan; to enforce the laws of the state and town ordinances; and to serve the public in whatever way is necessary within the scope of their particular assignment.

The patrol officer is permitted considerable latitude for self-initiated activity within the framework of departmental policies and procedures. This position is under the direct supervision of a superior officer who will delegate, review and discuss assignments and performance as necessary.

Additional Information

Applicants must be Connecticut POSTC certified (refer to additional requirements below). Candidates will be required to complete and successfully pass a peer interview, polygraph examination, oral interview(s), psychological evaluation, medical examination and a thorough background investigation. A competitive wage and benefits package will be offered in accordance with the current labor contract. Applicants should go to www.newcanaanpolice.org for the application and additional information. All applications must be received by the New Canaan Police Department's Training Office, located at 174 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT 06840 by March 31, 2014. Any questions should be directed to Sergeant Christian Gray at 203-594-3506 or via email at christian.gray@newcanaanct.gov. The New Canaan Police department is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Job Requirements
  • Age : Minimum Age of 21
  • Additional Requirement :

    Applicants must be Connecticut POSTC certified and remain in good standing within their present agency or have retired, in good standing and maintained their Connecticut POSTC certification.

  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $61,285  annual
    Lateral: $61,285  annual

    Contact Information

    Christian Gray
    New Canaan Police Department
    174 South Avenue
    New Canaan, Connecticut 06840
    ph: (203)594-3506

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