Police Officer

Job Description: 

The City of Oxford is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer with a starting salary of $54,723 per year ($26.3091 per hour). This is a Civil Service position. There is a $15.00 non-refundable examination fee which must accompany the application.


Qualifications: Valid driver’s license; high school diploma or equivalent (Bachelor’s Degree preferred); U.S. Citizen with no felony convictions. Applicants must be 20 ½ years of age on or prior to the date of examination and not have passed their 36th birthday by original appointment. Those applicants who are certified and experienced Ohio Police Officers shall have a maximum age of 50. Graduate of an Ohio Police Basic Training Academy preferred but not required. Candidates must be able to pass a physical agility exam, psychological evaluation, background investigation and pre-employment physical, including vision test, hearing test and a drug screen. Applicants will also be required to pass a truth verification examination.


A copy of the job description, application and Before You Apply document are available on our website or at the Municipal Building. Deadline for receipt of application, signed ‘Before You Apply’ acknowledgement, and $15.00 Civil Service Exam fee is Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 5:00 P.M. Applicants will be notified by mail with instructions for the written Civil Service Examination to be offered on two dates, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, beginning at 6:00pm and Saturday, June 10, 2017, beginning at 8:00am.

Human Resources Department/Police Officer
City of Oxford
101 East High Street
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Fax: 513-523-7769
Email: hr@cityofoxford.org

Job Type: 
Full Time
Opening Date: 
Monday, April 17, 2017
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 5:00pm
Department: 
Police & Parking

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