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Police Officer Job - City of Bowling Green - Bowling Green , Kentucky

August 25, 2014

City of Bowling Green

Position Title: Police Officer
Position Type: Civilian
Closing Date: 9/19/2014
Job Description

 The City of Bowling Green, Kentucky is currently accepting applications for future police officer vacancies.  Applications are accepted twice a year, so now is the time to apply if you want to join one of the most progressive police departments in Kentucky.  Starting pay - $37, 530 ($40,630 upon completion of basic training).

Additional Information

 Selection Criteria - Must Pass

* Written test indicating interest in realted work, reading comprehension, ability to interpret information, map reading, mechanical aptitude, reasoning ability.

* Physical agility test, including job-realted practical skills

* Oral interview, polygraph, psychological test, background investigation, drug test


Job Requirements
  • Age 21
  • Education High school graduate or equivalent
  • Experience none
  • Additional Requirement :

    * U.S. Citizen

    * Age 21 by October 30, 2014

    * Good driving, police, personal & employment record

    * High School Diploma or equivalent

    * Valid driver's license

    * Males between 18 & 26 registered with the Selective Service

    Perference will be given to individuals with 60 college credit hours OR 4 years military service (active or reserve) OR certified officers NOT currently under contract with another law enforcement agency.

     Out-of-state officers must provide documentation of ability to become Kentucky certified at time of application.

     Tattoos cannot be visibile while in uniform and body studs and/or earring will not be worn while on duty.


    Complete application packets are available on our website at 


    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  4:00 p.m., Friday, September 19, 2014 


  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $37530   annual

    Contact Information

    Tiger Tooley
    City of Bowling Green
    1001 College Street
    Bowling Green , Kentucky 42101
    ph: (270)393-3667