Police Officer

Urbana Police Division - Urbana, Ohio

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Salary Information

Entry Level:
$20.49 hourly
Top Pay:
$32.54 hourly

Job Description

The City of Urbana is seeking applicants for the position of POLICE PATROL OFFICER. The major

duties of an Urbana Patrol Officer include: Responding to calls for service, patrolling to deter and detect

crime, investigating complaints, citing and/or arresting law violators, following up on pending reports and

cases, problem solving, protecting persons and property, and securing prisoners. When not responding

to calls for service, the Officer is expected to use self-directed work time in an efficient manner by selfinitiating

work on those tasks identified by supervisory personnel. The Division’s Mission Statement,

System of Values, policies and procedures, training and supervision guide officers.

Additional Information

The Urbana Police Division offers educational incentives (2% Associates Degree 4% Bachelors), Annual uniform allowance, physical fitness incentives, medical dental and life insurance. Starting officer pay is 20.49, after 3 years base officer pay is $28.14. Top pay at 15 years is currently $32.54.

The application and additional information can be found at www.urbanaohio.com under Job Opportunities

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21-69
  • Education: High school graduate or GED
  • Experience: Not required

To be eligible for the civil service examinations, an applicant must meet the following minimum

requirements and qualifications:

  1. U.S. Citizen.

  2. Age 21 to 69 on the date of the test.

  3. High school graduate or GED.

  4. Vision correctable to 20/20.

  5. Valid driver’s license.

To be considered for employment, the applicant must meet the above minimum requirements and

qualifications, and must successfully complete all of the following:

 Written Aptitude Test – Minimum passing score 70%.

 Physical Fitness Test – Pass/Fail.

 Background Investigation (includes criminal history, driving record, education, prior employment,

credit report, etc.).

 Polygraph Examination.

 Psychological Examination.

 Medical Examination.

 Drug Screen

Contact Informaton

Shawn Schmidt

Urbana Police Division
205 S. Main St
Urbana, Ohio 43078
phone: 9376524351

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