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Police Officer Job - Stamford Police Department - Stamford, Connecticut




June 19, 2014

Stamford Police Department

Position Title: Police Officer
Position Type: Police
Closing Date: 8/29/2014
Job Description

The Stamford Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Stamford is the 3rd largest city in the State of Connecticut. It is a diverse growing city with a Police Department of 283 sworn officers. Within the Department there are unlimited opportunities and varied work assignments. Divisions range from Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Family Services, K-9, Narcotics and Organized Crime, Computer Crimes, Crime Scene Identification, Harbor Patrol, Motorcycle Squad, Bobb Squad, Special Response Team, Hostage Negotiations, Traffic Unit, School Resource Officers, Crash Anayysis & Reconstruction to the Training Division.

Benefits include:

$55,625 - $69,880 annual pay

paid vacation, paid holidays, paid personal days

full medical, paid sick leave

Educational incentives

Uniform allowance ($1600 annually with additional $400 every 3 years)

Retirement benefits- optional pension at 20ysr growing to 76% after 30yrs of service.

Deferred compensation/IRA available- optional in addition to pension plan.

Extra pay- overtime and construction jobs

Excellent promotional opportunities

 

Additional Information

 

Candidate Requirements

 

             A US Citizen, at time of appointment

 

             Must be 21yrs at time of appointment (can be 20yrs at time of exam)

 

             Possess a valid US Driver’s License

 

             Possess a High School Diploma or GED

 

Candidates will be required to pass the following:

 

             Physical Agility Test (CHIP accepted, www.chip-inc.com) sit ups, push-ups, flex, 1.5 mile run

 

             Written exam and oral exam

 

             Extensive background investigation

 

             Polygraph exams

 

             Physical exams & Medical standards

 

             Drug screening

 

             Oral interviews  with the Chief of Police and Police Commission

 

             Psychological Evaluation

 

             Six month Police Academy- overnight schooling required

 

             Field Training Program

 

             There is an 18 month probationary period.

 

             Residency Points given to Stamford Residents

 

             Veterans Points given

 

Job Requirements
  • Age 21yrs at time of appointment
  • Education High School or GED
  • Experience none required
  • Additional Requirement :

    For further information or an application go to:

    http://www.stamfordct.gov/human-resources/pages/city-job-postings

    If you have any questions or want further information you can also contact Captain Elizabeth Erickson at Berickson@stamfordct.gov or call 203-977-4432.

  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $55,625   annual
    Top Pay: $69,880   annual

    Contact Information

    Elizabeth Erickson
    berickson@stamfordct.gov
    Stamford Police Department
    805 Bedford Street
    Stamford, Connecticut 06901
    ph: (203)977-4432


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