Police Officer

Updated: March 03, 2015
Job Classification: Police Officer (OPOTA Certified or certifiable by test date)
The Sylvania Township Police Department is currently hiring for Police Officer. All testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by April 29, 2015.
Salary Information: $51,854 (step 1) -$64,828 (step 5) annually
Benefit Information: Sylvania Township offers an excellent comprehensive benefit package including medical/prescription/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, and participation in Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) pension plan. Sylvania Township offers paid holidays, sick leave accrual, sick leave bonus, vacation accrual, comp time, shift differential, longevity, job-related tuition reimbursement, uniform allowance.
Contact Information: Please direct any questions to National Testing Network Support. Please do not call the department directly. Visit www.sylvaniatownship.com/Police_Forms.aspx for additional employment and application information.
Department Overview: Sylvania Township Police Department is a highly respected law enforcement community. The department currently employees 43 officers, 13 police/fire/911 dispatchers, and 5 support positions. Road Patrol officers work 8-hour shifts with four days on and two days off. Sylvania Township Police Officers are strongly oriented toward community services and support law enforcement policies, which are community based. To maintain this quality of life, the Sylvania Township Police Department's highly trained officers and professional staff use a combination of reactive and proactive response methods to effectively and quickly respond to calls for service.
Area Information: Sylvania Township is one of the eleven townships in Lucas County, Ohio. A three member Board of Trustees, a Fiscal Officer and a full-time Administrator, governs the township. There are seven main departments: Administration, Fire, Police, Road, Fiscal, Zoning and Service.
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Population: As of 2010, the township, including the City of Sylvania, had a total population of 48,487, making it the second most populous county subdivision in Lucas County, the third most in northwest Ohio and the 8th most populous township in Ohio. The Township, exclusive of the City of Sylvania, has a population of approximately 29,500.
Job Requirements
Age: 21
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Visual acuity - both eyes must have corrected vision of 20/30.
Academy Certification: Yes
Necessary Certifications:
Possess current Ohio Peace Officer's Academy Certification by background investigation.
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring:
Must have 64 semester (96 quarter) hours of college credit from an accredited college or university (or completion of Associates Degree) at the time of application for this position (sealed transcripts must be submitted prior to a background investigation).
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate NTN account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.
To apply and sign up for pre-employment testing, go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on LAW ENFORCEMENT JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, "Like" National Testing Network on Faceboo

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