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Police Officer

Mansfield Police Department - Mansfield, Ohio

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$38,765.00 annual
Top Pay:
$53,132.00 annual

Job Description

To perform essential patrol functions as in responding to calls, investigating traffic accidents, enforce traffic laws and ordinances, along with patrolling assigned zone and sector. Other important patrol functions, requires the ability to make judgments re: arrest/release of suspects/offenders, use reasoning to solve problems, maintain control of emotions, work under stressful conditions and use tact and diplomacy in dealing with the public. Essential physical functions include the ability to subdue and arrest a resisting/attacking individual, climb over obstacles such as fences, shrubs and maintain target practice skills. A Police Officer requires the ability to collect and preserve evidence, investigate crimes, write reports, request assistance or assist other law enforcement agencies and testify in cases or hearings.

Additional Information

Mansfield Police Department is giving an entrance examination Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 9:00 am. Applications will be accepted March 3, 2014 - March 31, 2014. Study materials and assistance will be provided Saturday March 22, 2014 at 10:00 am and Tuesday March 25,2014 at 7:00 pm. Additional credits are applied to applicants who take the entrance examination for prior Military, College, Peace Officer Training Certification and Residency. The total additional credit an applicant is entitled to is 20%, even for persons who qualify for multiple credits. All documentation required for extra credit must be submitted along with a completed application for civil service examination to the Human Resources Office, City of Mansfield, 30 N. Diamond St., Mansfield, Ohio 44902 by 4:00 pm March 31, 2014. A registration fee of $20 must be submitted to the Finance Office in the form of a check or money order Payable to City of Mansfield by March 31, 2014. For an application and additional information visit our website at www.ci.mansfield.oh.us or contact our Human Resources Department at 419-755-9695.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21-40
  • Education: : High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Experience: : No prior experience required
Must be a U.S. Citizen and posses a valid drivers license. Pass a series of assessments including: Written Civil Service exam, Oral interview, Physical agility test, Medical & Psychological exam, Polygraph exam/CVSA and Backround check.

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Human Resources Dept. City of Mansfield

Mansfield Police Department
30 N. Diamond St.
Mansfield, Ohio 44902
phone: 419-755-9695

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