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City of Middleburg Heights OH
Apply by:  6/01/2022 (see details below)
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City of Kettering OH
Apply by:  5/31/2022 (see details below)
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The Lebanon Division of Police OH
Apply by:  5/31/2022 (see details below)
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City of Beavercreek Police Department OH
Posted here:  April 25, 2022 (see details below)
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Zanesville Police Department OH
Posted here:  April 24, 2022 (see details below)
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City of Bexley

Deadline to apply:  May 27, 2022 (see details below)
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Sylvania Township PD OH
Apply by:  5/27/2022 (see details below)
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The City of Middleburg Heights is establishing an eligibility list for full-time Police Officers, with immediate openings.  FrontLine National exam scores will be accepted from exams taken between January 1, 2022 and May 31, 2022. Applications will be accepted through June 1, 2022 and can be found here. Please also review the Application Information Sheet.

Job Classification: Police Officer

Salary Information: Salary Range is $64,750.40 to $87,318.40

Benefit Information: Excellent benefits provided including pension, health, dental, vision and group life insurance, paid vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave, and uniform allowance.

Candidate Contact:
Sherri Menoes
Civil Service Secretary

Department Overview: Our police department operates using 12-hour shifts.  Our primary goal is to engage with our residents and visitors to enhance public safety and engage in a partnership together to problem solve and keep the community of Middleburg Heights safe.

Our specialized units include a Traffic Unit, Motorcycle Unit, Canine Unit, Bicycle Unit, Detective Bureau, Southwest Enforcement Bureau (SWAT), and Mobile Field Force.

The Middleburg Heights Police Department continues to evolve and expand as it meets the needs and concerns of our citizens.

Area Information: The City of Middleburg Heights is approximately eight square miles and is located in Cuyahoga County, approximately 11 miles Southwest of downtown Cleveland.

Population: 16,000

(440) 243-1234


Job Requirements

Age: 21 prior to appointment
Citizenship Required: Required
High School Grad/GED: Required
Valid OHIO Driver’s License: Required (If out of state the candidate will be required to obtain an Ohio license)
Ability to Read/Speak English: Required
College: Bachelor’s Degree or active Military Service with honorable discharge
Academy Certification: Not required, however additional credit is given to candidates who are (OPOTA) state certified.
Prior Experience: Not required

Additional Requirements: Candidates shall also be required to submit to a thorough background check, polygraph examination, psychological and medical examination, physical agility examination, drug screen and any other additional methods necessary to ascertain the qualifications and abilities of the candidate.

Hiring Process: All candidates scoring 70% and above on the examination will be placed on the eligibility list. Upon notification of an opening, the Civil Service Commission will certify names to the Police Chief for further consideration.

Additional Credit : Candidates who have received a passing score of 70% or more, shall be granted the following additional credit for higher education, training and military service providing the candidate has furnished proof of successful completion of the following:

Military Service– additional credit of 10% of grade (Copy of DD214 with Honorable Discharge) Service of less than 180 consecutive days shall not be eligible for credit

Bachelor Degree– additional credit of 5% of grade for a degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Criminology or Justice Studies from an accredited college or university

Current Ohio Police Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) certification for full time officer – additional credit of 2% of grade


Post through May 31, 2022
(Regular Part-time)


The City of Kettering is recruiting for a regular part-time Court Security Officer.  Responsible for maintaining security within the City of Kettering Court Building, for court officials and for those customers utilizing court related services.  This is up to a 28-hour per week position, Monday through Friday with few evening hours. Schedule may fluctuate to accommodate back-up coverage if needed. 

The Court Security Officers inspect persons and personal belongings of people entering the Court for weapons, contraband or other suspicious or potentially harmful items through the use of a magnetometer and scanner; directs individuals to appropriate places in the court and performs other related duties as assigned. Duties would require the Court Security Officer to be in uniform and armed.  The Court Security Officer reports to Support Services Sergeant.


Court Security Officers must have the ability to organize and maintain a secure Court environment and assist the public within the Court building.  Must demonstrate mutual respect for people at all levels and possess the ability to effectively interact with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries in a courteous and professional manner. Requires minimum of a high school education. Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Court officials, police officers, prisoners and the general public are essential. 

Must have the ability to learn how to operate weapons detection equipment and other screening devices, and to acquire a working knowledge of security methods and safety practices.  Must be able to recognize and react to possible stressful situations. Must have knowledge and application of firearm and defense techniques; skill in the operation of a handgun and the ability to qualify to carry a weapon; adequate physical condition to perform essential duties; knowledge of and skill in the use of computers; and the ability to work with minimum supervision.  Success as a municipal, county or state law enforcement officer or other similar experience desired.  Current or retired Peace Officer certified through Ohio Peace Officers’ Training Committee per Ohio Administrative Code preferred. Must fulfill all training requirements necessary to maintain the position. Must have and maintain a valid Ohio Driver’s License.  Candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment.


Pay range is $25.15 to $32.37 per hour with prorated leave benefits; entry rate contingent upon applicant’s related experience, knowledge and abilities. 


Please apply using our on-line application portal at  by Tuesday, May 31, 2022.   For more information about this position and the City of Kettering please visit

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Lebanon Division of Police
Posted here:  5/31/2022

Create community connections and make a positive impact as a police officer with the Lebanon Division of Police!

The City of Lebanon, Ohio, is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. The internationally accredited Lebanon Division of Police serves a population of over 20,000 and is responsible for an area of 14 square miles.

The department has an authorized strength of 31 sworn officers, 9 dispatchers and 1 administrative assistant. The citizens of Lebanon are seeking candidates who possess the personal character and professional skills necessary to serve in a position of public trust. Applications will be accepted from United States citizens who are at least 21 years of age and possess a valid Ohio driver’s license. The City of Lebanon offers an excellent employee benefit package and a starting annual salary of $64,750 to $85,758.

Entry level applicants (those not currently employed full-time as a peace officer) must complete a written test through the National Testing Network (NTN), Inc. To fill out the NTN application and schedule a test, go to, select Law Enforcement and sign up for the Lebanon Police Department.

Candidates who attain a passing score on the entry level exam will be invited to participate in other stages of the selection process. National Testing Network does not replace the Lebanon Police Department’s responsibility and decision making in the testing process. All candidate results are provided to the Lebanon Police Department where the final decisions are made.

Lateral applicants (those currently employed full-time as a peace officer) are not required to complete the written test. Lateral applicants are required to complete all other stages of the hiring process to be considered for employment with the City of Lebanon. If selected, prior full-time service will be taken into consideration when determining starting pay and leave benefits.



  • Starting 64,750.40 – $85,758.40 annually based on qualifications and years of service
  • Lateral Entry – Employees may be placed at the step level appropriate based on qualifications and years of service
  • Two-week pay period, with pay date every other Friday
  • Shift differential pay for evening and overnight hours worked
  • Weekend differential pay for weekend hours worked
  • Overtime and Special Detail pay available Longevity pay annually after 5 years of service


  • 12-hour shifts – Off duty every other Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Overtime paid at time and a half after 80 hours in a pay period


  • Competitive benefits for you and your family
  • Vision and Dental


  • $50,000 at no cost to the employee
  • Additional available for purchase


  • Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund
  • Deferred Compensation available



  • 1 year of service – 6 days annually
  • 2-5 years of service – 12 days annually 6-10 years of service – 13 days annually 11-15 years of service – 15 days annually 16 years of service – 20 days annually
  • Lateral Entry – Accrual credit is awarded with prior full-time law enforcement service Vacation and Comp time buy back available


  • 16 hours each year


  • All uniforms and duty equipment provided No residency requirement
  • College Tuition reimbursement available Multitude of training opportunities Discounted YMCA membership for you and your family
  • New Collective Bargaining Agreement expected in 2022



All applicants must obtain a City of Lebanon employment application at the Personnel Department located in the City Building at 50 S Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036, or on the City website CLICK HERE.


Applications must be received by personal delivery, mail or email POLICETheto the Personnel Department by May 31, 2022 at 1600 hours EST. 

Applications can be mailed to Pam Stotts at The City of Lebanon requires a pre-employment medical examination and drug screening, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Questions regarding the hiring process may be emailed to:
Captain Matt Weithofer



The internationally-accredited City of Beavercreek Police Department is accepting applications for full-time Police Officer.  This process is open to certified and non-certified applicants.  Non-certified applicants will be hired as Police Recruits and be sworn in as a Police Officer upon successfully completing a police academy and passing the State certification exam.  Must be 21 years old at the time of swear in.

Starting salary for certified applicants ($31.69/hr – $37.15/hr) will be commensurate with full time experience at a full service law enforcement agency. Starting salary for non-certified applicants while attending police academy ($23.77/hr).  Full wage scale for Police Officer is $31.69/hr – $42.63/hr.

Written Test
All applicants who are not certified in the State of Ohio or certified applicants who have less than one year of service as a full-time law enforcement officer must successfully complete a written test through the National Testing Network, Inc. There will be no pass/fail score. All Applicants will be ranked based on their final combined score using the Video and PSSA components of the exam. To schedule a test, go to, select Law Enforcement and sign-up for the Beavercreek Police Department.

Physical Fitness Test
Only Non-Certified applicants must successfully complete a physical fitness assessment. The time and location for the physical fitness assessment will be provided after the complete application has been received. A waiver of liability/release is required to participate in the fitness assessment. Testing will consist of push-ups, sit-ups, and a 1.5 mile as required by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission. Passing benchmarks will be the 30% level of the Cooper Standards based on the applicant’s age and sex. This test will be pass/fail and does not contribute to the overall ranking list.

Applicants who are certified in the State of Ohio with more than one year of service as a full-time law enforcement officer (must not have been out of active law enforcement status for more than two years) are not required to complete the written test or physical fitness assessment to be considered for employment. These applicants will immediately proceed to the structured interview board.

Structured Interview Board
This board will interview all certified applicants with more than one year of service as a full-time law enforcement officer and the top 10 ranked applicants from the written test (or a number determined by the Chief). Applicants must attain a score of 70% or higher on the interview to be placed on the eligibility list and potentially advance to the remaining phases of the process.

Additional Phases in the Hiring Process include:

  • Background/Pre-Offer Polygraph
  • Chief’s Interview

Conditional Offer of Employment

  • Post-Offer Polygraph
  • Psychological Exam
  • Medical Exam
  • Police Academy (Non-Certified Only)

All applicants must apply online at; click on Employment and submit all required supplemental documentation listed within the Application Packet. Supplemental documentation not received within two weeks of application submittal may be rejected. See the process below for testing requirements depending on your certification status.

Benefits Information:

  • Shift differential pay
  • Weekend differential pay
  • Paid vacations
  • Holiday pay
  • Personal allowance days
  • Opportunities for overtime and/or compensatory time
  • Educational incentive bonus, longevity bonus, attendance bonus
  • Group Hospitalization and Medical Insurance (partial employee pay)
  • Prescription program
  • Dental coverage (partial employee pay)
  • Option vision care
  • Group life insurance
  • Workers Compensation Protection
  • Occupational injury leave
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Deferred Compensation program
  • Employee Assistance Program

The City of Beavercreek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and ADA Compliant.
The City of Beavercreek is a Drug-Free Work Environment.

Candidate Contact Person:
Scott Molnar
426-1225 Ext. 224


SALARY:  $20.16 – $31.08 Hourly
DEPARTMENT:  Patrol & Enforcement
OPENING DATE:  04/13/22
CLOSING DATE:  Continuous


Please use this link to apply:

Position Qualifications
An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify anapplicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an acceptablequalification is: High School Degree, GED or equivalent and law enforcement training from OhioPeace Officer’s Training Academy. Ability to pass background check.
Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of originalappointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and ControlAct requirements.

Licensure or Certification Requirements
Certification from Basic Police Officer Training School; State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

Distinguishing Job Characteristics
Under direction, serves citizens, maintains law and order and preserves peace within City ofZanesville.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform eachessential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled persons,covered by the Americans With Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.
Patrols assigned area, on foot or in police vehicle, to serve citizens and enforce governing lawsand city ordinances. Serves general public, offers assistance and maintains good publicrelations.

Conducts business and residential checks, and deters and detects unlawful activity. Seeksabnormal conditions, inspects premises, checks suspicious persons and vehicles, and providesviable law enforcement presence. Maintains lookout for wanted persons or property, andmaintains surveillance in problem areas.

Responds to and handles alarms and calls. Apprehends and arrests suspects in violation of lawsand ordinances.

Acts as peace officer in situations requiring intervention and mediation such as fights, familydisturbances, neighbor disputes, and other matters. Handles citizen complaints concerningdisturbances, juvenile problems, loud parties, and other problems.
Conducts criminal and accident investigations. Collects and identifies evidence and questionsvictims and witnesses. Prepares evidence for presentation in court, and testifies in courtproceedings.

Directs traffic, and enforces traffic and parking laws. Gives warnings and issues traffic citations.Reports hazardous traffic conditions and abandoned or damaged vehicles and assists strandedmotorists.

Attends parades and other public gatherings and maintains order in crowds. Provides funeraland security escorts.

Serves subpoenas.

Summons medical help and provides first aid as necessary.

Completes arrest, criminal, accident and other police reports, and maintains daily activities log.

Maintains and improves individual police knowledge and skills. Participates in training programsand conferences to learn new or revised regulations, policy or procedure. Maintains currentknowledge of laws and ordinances governing city. Learns effective use of equipment andinvestigative aids, and maintains skill in safe and effective use of firearms.
Transports suspects and witnesses to police headquarters, jail, court, and other locations.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
May be assigned to k-9 unit. Handles and takes care of police dog, and maintains currentworking knowledge of dog handling requirements and court decisions.

May be assigned as DARE Officer. Teaches DARE in schools and promotes drug awareness inaccordance with DARE program curriculum.

Scope of Supervision

Equipment Operated
Cruiser; radio; handgun, shotgun and other duty weapons; chemical agents and other defensiveweapons; stop stick; computer; Breath Alcohol Content Verifier; flares; animal snare; radar andlaser units; handcuffs and other restraints; other police equipment; telephone.

Contacts with Others
General public; Sheriff Deputies; Fire Department; Ambulance Services; Dog Warden; ChildrenServices and other social service agencies; victims, witnesses, suspects and convictedcriminals; Municipal Court Judge; Prosecutor, Law Director, Defenders and other attorneys;County Coroner; Mental Health and hospital personnel; juvenile court officials.

Confidential Data
LEADS/NCIC information; criminal case investigation reports; covert operations.

Working Conditions
Occasional exposure to heat, cold, dampness, fumes, noise, dirt, and dust and other inclementweather or other conditions. Occasionally exposed to extremely unpleasant situations orconditions inherent within police work. Occasionally exposed to life-threatening or otherdangerous situations including injury and resulting stress. Occasional exposure to bodily fluids,lice, and to TB, hepatitis, HIV and other medical conditions.

Usual Physical Demands
The following physical demands are typically exhibited by position incumbents performing thisjob’s essential duties and responsibilities. These physical demands are not, and should not beconstrued to be job qualification standards, but are illustrated to help the employer, employeeand/or applicant identify tasks where reasonable accommodations may need to be made whenan otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job’s essential duties because of an ADAdisability.

While performing duties of this job, the employee will frequently enter and exit cruiser, and will sitin a cruiser for extended periods of time. The employee will occasionally have to physicallycontrol persons of varying weights and strengths, and exert a great deal of physical effort fornormally short periods. The employee must exhibit good eye/hand coordination when firing aweapon. The employee normally uses usual vision demands. The employee normally must beable to converse verbally in a professional manner with general public, and to hear.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of: law enforcement procedures and requirements; Federal, State and Local laws;criminology; search and seizure laws; law enforcement safety precautions and procedure.
Ability to: react with sound judgement and courage in dangerous situations; maintain andpromote good public relations as city representative; maintain confidentiality of confidential andsensitive subject matter; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates,general public, other law enforcement personnel; social service agency representatives andothers; recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate action; deal sensitivelywith persons of varying cultures and diversity; work independently; determine appropriatesituations for use of force and pursuit.

Skill in: writing police reports; use of firearms and other weapons; use of BAC verifier, radarunits, and other police equipment; defensive driving; self defense and use of force; mediatingand peacefully resolving conflicts; interviewing and communicating with general public;controlling prisoner behavior; first aid and CPR.


401 Market Street
Zanesville OH  43701

City of Bexley
Deadline to apply:  May 27, 2022

A national search is underway to attract the next Police Chief to lead the City of Bexley Police Department (BPD) in Bexley, Ohio, with the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, transparency, and accountability. The Chief will oversee BPD and its 32 sworn officers and 6 FTE professional support staff for a total allocation of 38. The Department is funded with an annual budget of over $5.8 million. The Police Chief serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Police Department and is directly responsible for the administration, efficiency, and general conduct of all Department community policing, law enforcement, and holistic crime prevention activities. Additional responsibilities include policy development, program planning, fiscal management, and administration/operation of the three Department subdivisions. The Chief is expected to lead with integrity, have exceptional communication skills, and work closely with and under the guidance of the Mayor.

The Chief shall have graduated from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of supervisory experience with a police department and the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities for the efficient and effective operation of the department.

The selected candidate will be required to successfully complete all Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy certification requirements within the first year of employment. Peace officers from other states may be eligible for reciprocity/credit for previous training that can be applied to Ohio’s peace officer requirements.

A competitive compensation package, with excellent benefits, will be offered for this executive position.

Candidates should apply by May 27, 2022. Interested candidates should email a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and 6 professional references to If you have any questions or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at

Notice: In accordance with Ohio law, all applications and resumes for public positions are a matter of public record and will be disclosed to the media or public upon proper request. Serious candidates are encouraged to discuss their interest with the Search Firm, Ralph Andersen & Associates, in advance of submitting their qualifications. Should you have any questions, please call Robert Burg to schedule a confidential telephone appointment to discuss this career opportunity.


The Sylvania Township Police Department is hiring to fill immediate openings for the position of full-time police officer.  Entry level candidates must test through the National Testing Network and have their scores submitted by May 27, 2022.  Lateral transfer applicants (police officers with at least one year of full-time service) are not required to take the NTN test.  Lateral applicants must submit an employment application by May 27, 2022. 

For more information about minimum requirements and the application and selection process, please CLICK HERE!


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