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South Euclid, Ohio
Lateral Police Officer
(see details below)

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Miamisburg, Ohio
Police Officer – (Lateral & Entry Level)
(see details below)

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Westerville, Ohio
Entry Level Police Officer
(see details below)

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Hamilton County, Ohio
Police Officer (Deputy Sheriff)
(see details below)

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Bedford, Ohio
Lateral Police Officer
Deadline To Apply: 3/3/23 (see details below)

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Hamilton, Ohio
Police Officer (Entry & Lateral)
Deadline To Apply: 3/24/23 (see details below)

South Euclid, Ohio

Carefully read over the following minimum qualifications below before you begin to fill out the application. Failure to meet the minimum qualifications will cause rejection of the application.

CERTIFICATION: Current and valid Ohio Peace Officer Training Certificate (OPOTA) certificate.

POLICE EXPERIENCE: Currently employed as a Law Enforcement Officer, as defined by Ohio revised code section 2901.01 or laid off from such a position within the year prior to your application. Must have a minimum of two (2) consecutive years of full-time law enforcement experience or a minimum of 2080 hours work experience.

Minimum Qualifications: An applicant must have a minimum of two years as a sworn, full-time law enforcement officer in the State of Ohio and be currently certified by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission as a peace officer.

CITIZENSHIP: U.S. or naturalized citizen.

AGE: 21-35 years of age at time of application.

EDUCATION: High school graduate or G.E.D. certificate.

FITNESS FOR DUTY: Must possess the strength and physical ability to successfully perform the essential job functions of the Police Officer classification. Must be free of any condition that would preclude one from successfully performing said functions with or without reasonable accommodation or would pose a direct threat to the health or safety of oneself or others. Emotional stability and maturity also required. A full background check will be performed to include but not limited to; a medical examination, psychological evaluation, personality profile, fitness evaluation, drug screen and voice stress examination.

VISION: Correctable vision to 20/20.

DRIVER’S LICENSE: Valid U.S. driver’s license with an acceptable driving record at time of appointment.

GOOD MORAL CHARACTER: Must be of good moral character, having never been convicted of a felony, and free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition which would preclude one from successfully performing the essential functions of the job. Must not be addicted to the habitual use of any intoxicating liquors or drugs or dismissed from any branch of the public service for delinquency or misconduct.

OTHER: Willing to work irregular hours and days, enforce law regardless of personal ethics or feelings, comply with departmental policies and procedures, carry a firearm and work under adverse or potentially hazardous conditions. Have the skill to read and interpret complex technical documents written in English, such as laws, ordinances, court decisions, and training bulletins.

SEPD Lateral Entry Benefits (2023):
• Starting Pay: $67,709 – $84,636
• Bonus Pay up to $17,000
• Ohio Police & Fire Pension
• Health/Vision/Dental Coverage
• Paid Holidays & Sick Leave
• Longevity Pay
• Uniform Allowance
• Education Reimbursement

Process: An application, resume, cover letter, and Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission certificate must be e-mailed to – or may be mailed or dropped off in person at the South Euclid Police Department located at 1349 South Green Road, South Euclid, Ohio 44121 ATTN: Chief’s Office. Applications can be found online at Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Successful applicants will undergo one or more oral board interview(s), full background investigation, polygraph and/or CVSA exam, psychological evaluation, physical agility test, medical exam, and drug screen.

By order of the Civil Service Commission.


Miamisburg, Ohio
POLICE OFFICER – (Lateral & Entry Level)
Deadline For Entry Level Testing: 2/26/23

The City of Miamisburg, Ohio (pop. 20,000) is accepting applications for both entry level and lateral full-time positions of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age; possess a valid Ohio driver’s license; have no felony record or convictions of a crime of violence and possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred). Compensation package includes a pay range of $30.11 – $40.03 per hour, depending on qualifications, education and experience, and includes excellent benefits. The City of Miamisburg is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Entry level applicants must successfully complete a written test, PHQ and Public Safety Self-Assessment through the National Testing Network, Inc. To schedule a test, go to, select Law Enforcement and sign up to have your results shared with the Miamisburg Police Department. Testing must be completed no later than Sunday, February 26, 2023. Successful completion of a physical fitness assessment is also required and will be conducted on Saturday, March 4, 2023 beginning at 8:30 am and a physician’s release is required to participate in the fitness assessment.

All applicants must also submit a city employment application to be considered. The Application, the Fitness Assessment Standards, Physician’s Release and additional information regarding the process can be found on our website at

Lateral Applicants: (See website for minimum requirements) are not required to complete the written test or physical fitness assessment to be considered for employment. However, they will be required to submit a City Application and Personal History Questionnaire to be considered. If selected, prior service will be taken into consideration towards starting pay and leave benefits.

All candidates should submit their completed Employment Application and any resume, cover letter or copies of certifications or other pertinent documentation to City of Miamisburg Human Resources, 10 N. First Street, Miamisburg, Ohio 45342 or Applications will be reviewed as received.

Disclaimer: The City of Miamisburg considers all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status


Westerville, Ohio

The City of Westerville is currently accepting applications for entry level police officer. Candidates must take the NTN exam and Public Safety Self-Assessment (Part I & II) in order to be considered. The City does not require a PAT (Physical Abilities Test) through the National Testing Network. PAT testing will take place during the recruitment process through the City of Westerville. Candidates must submit an online application on the City of Westerville’s website. For more information about the department and to apply online, please visit:

Hiring Process:  The process is open until a sufficient candidate pool is established.

Passing Scores:
● Video Test: 65%
● Reading Test: 70%
● Writing Test: 70%
● Public Safety Self-Assessment: 60%.

Salary & Benefits Information: Starting salary $32.01/hour ($66,588.42 per year) or up to $50.29/hour ($104,597.6 per year) with Ohio Peace Officers Certification and 2 years full-time sworn law enforcement experience. Paid vacation, sick leave, personal leave, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance available.

Process for Current Police Officers: Officers with current OPOTA certification must still take the NTN test, but do not have to attend a police academy or take an OPOTA physical fitness exam. Among the benefits that certified officers would earn include:

● A pay rate of up to $50.29/hour ($104,597.6 per year) with at least two years
full-time sworn law enforcement experience
● Vacation accrual based on total years of full-time experience and not just full-time
experience with the City of Westerville
● Transfer of sick leave credit from your previous agency (subject to certain
● Passing a physical agility test (obstacle course) instead of an OPOTA physical fitness

Department Overview: The Westerville Division of Police is the largest suburban police agency in the Columbus Metropolitan Area, with 77 sworn officers and a full-time staff of 115 employees. We offer many career paths for committed people looking for a long term career as a law enforcement professional. We are housed in a new 65,000 square foot state of the art police headquarters. With an emphasis on training and wellness, our new facility provides access to a 10-lane firearms range with classroom, a state-of-the-art use of force simulator in a designated training room, and a new workout facility for employee use. We serve a residential population of 40,000, a daytime population of 90,000 and a population of over 300,000 within 15 minutes of our city hall, with major corporate national and North American headquarters located in our city. The Westerville Uptown District is the heart of our city, with historical buildings and a DORA area, and events like 4th Fridays and Uptown Untapped. We provide a safe place for our residents and visitors to enjoy what our city has to offer. We expect professionalism and excellence in dealing with the public by following our core values of Integrity, Commitment, Accountability, Respect and Empathy. If you are up for the challenge, start your journey to becoming a Westerville Police Officer today.

● Must possess a high school diploma.
● Must be at least 21 years of age.
● Both eyes must be correctable to 20/20 vision and no color blindness.
● Must possess a valid State of Ohio Motor Vehicle Operator’s License free from
excessive violations.
● Must have successfully passed all qualifying examinations and completed the Ohio
Peace Officer Training Academy (non-certified candidates will be enrolled in a
qualifying police academy, if hired).
● Knowledge of first aid and CPR.
● Effective oral and written communication skills.
● Ability to complete the field training program (FTP).
● Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports.
● Ability to deal, under a variety of circumstances, with the public.
● Ability to work unusual hours and shift assignments.


Hamilton County, Ohio

<1 year
$61K     1-2 years $64K     2-3 years $67K     3-4 years $71K     >4 years $79K
Based on full-time Ohio police experience

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is hiring experienced police officers from across the State of Ohio for full-time Patrol Section positions. Our agency is progressive and we practice evidence and research-based policing strategies to reduce crime and control disorder. These strategies include intelligence-led policing, problem-oriented policing, community-oriented policing, crime analysis, and intelligence analysis. Enforcement Officers have a very wide range of opportunities for training, specialization, and personal growth. Deputies can develop themselves and work in the following teams:

  • Criminal Investigations Section
  • Organized Crime Section & Regional Narcotics Unit
  • Regional Electronics and Computer Investigations Unit
  • Traffic Safety Section
  • Intelligence Unit
  • Training Unit
  • Hazardous Devices Unit (Bomb Squad)
  • County SWAT
  • Dive Team
  • Patrol Rifle Unit
  • Marine Patrol
  • Aviation Support (helicopter and drone)
  • Civil Disturbance Response Team


  • Public Employee Retirement System (PERS-LE)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and supplemental life insurance
  • Flexible spending account-healthcare
  • Health reimbursement account
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Accident insurance-healthcare
  • Dependent daycare spending account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Marathon Health employee clinic
  • Officer Wellness Support Team

Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification)

  • Valid and active Ohio (OPOTA) Peace Officer Certification with currently no more than 1 year break in service; OSHP troopers are welcome to apply
  • College degree preferred
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.


Bedford, Ohio
Deadline To Apply: 3/3/23

The City of Bedford, Ohio is accepting applications from qualified candidates to establish a Lateral Transfer Certified List for the position of Police Officer.

1 Year $68,391 – Hourly Rate: $32.880
18 Months – $71,714 – Hourly Rate: $34.478
2 Years – $75,036 – Hourly Rate: $36.075
30 Months – $78,359 – Hourly Rate: $37.672
3 Years – $81,682 – Hourly Rate: $39.270

General Statement of Duties: The Patrol Officer works under the general supervision of the Sergeant of Police; patrols and observes zone areas; arrest violators of laws and ordinances; investigates automobile accidents, testifies and presents evidence in Court; and performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must be a United States Citizen, must be 21 years of age; must possess valid State of Ohio Driver’s License.

An Applicant must have worked as a Police Officer within the past two (2) years and have at least one (1) year full time experience or 2080 hours of part-time work as a Police Officer in any political subdivision in the State of Ohio. The Applicant must have a current State of Ohio OPOTA Peace Officer certification. Candidates with these qualifications will be given a score of 70 points. Extra points for ranking purposes will be given for: Military service (2 pts), a passing score taking the Cuyahoga Community College Police physical agility test within the past 3 years (4pts), Associates (2pts) and/or Bachelor’s degree (4pts), and residency (2pts). A maximum of 10 extra credit points can be earned by an applicant. Applications and all documentation regarding points must be presented to the Bedford Civil Service Commission by March 3, 2023 by 4:00 pm.

Applications are available at the City of Bedford Website Applications may be returned in person at 165 Center Road, Bedford, Ohio between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. or emailed to or

Qualified applicants will be subjected to, but not limited to, B-Pad online testing, fingerprinting, a medical examination, polygraph testing, extensive background investigation, psychological examination, and personal interview. Positive identification will be required at time of application. Please bring your driver’s license.

Registration for any upcoming Police Agility Exams is complete through Tri-C website (; payment is due at time of registration.

The City of Bedford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
By Order of the Civil Service Commission.

Hamilton, Ohio
Deadline To Apply: 3/24/23

Salary $60,236.80 – $82,305.60 AnnuallyHamilton PD Recruitment

The City of Hamilton Police Department is currently recruiting for Police Officers. All testing with the National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by the close date, Friday, March 24, 2023. The exam provided by the National Testing Network will be used as the civil service exam.


We are also accepting lateral transfers.

To take the test, go here: then:

  • Under the Header- Find Jobs, click on “Law Enforcement Jobs”
  • Scroll Down to “Ohio” and find the City of Hamilton
  • Check mark the box next to the posting
  • Left hand of screen will show a red “Continue” box
  • Follow instructions on website.

IF YOU HAVE TAKEN THE NTN TEST IN THE PAST YEAR (SINCE January 20, 2022), YOU CAN TRANSFER YOUR PASSING SCORE TO THE CITY OF HAMILTON VIA THE NTN WEBSITE If you previously submitted your exam score to the City of Hamilton for a Police Officer recruitment on or after January 20, 2022 and want to be considered for this recruitment, please email Brittany Chapman at to have your current NTN score resent to the City of Hamilton.

A passing score is necessary to be scheduled for the Physical Fitness Test (PFT). The process includes:

  • Civil Service Exam – via National Testing Network (NTN)
  • Physical Fitness Test
  • Interview
  • Background Investigation
  • Polygraph
  • Psychological Exam
  • Medical & Drug Screen & Vision Screen
  • Credit Check
  • Neogov Onboarding

Employment application and Test must be completed/submitted by the Deadline: Friday, March 24, 2023.


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