Police Officer

The City of Oxford is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer with a starting salary of $60,378 per year ($27.65 per hour). This salary will increase to $71,033 within 36 months of service. In addition to the salary we offer a comprehensive benefits package. 

This is a classified position and includes both a written and physical agility test.  There is a $15.00 non-refundable examination fee which must accompany the application.  


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.

To Apply: 

A copy of the Job Description, Application, and Before You Apply document are available on our website at www.cityofoxford.org or at the Municipal Building (15 S. College Avenue, Oxford, OH 45056)

The deadline for receipt of application, signed ‘Before You Apply’ acknowledgement, and $15.00 Classified Service Exam fee is Monday, March 23, 2020, at 5:00 P.M

Applicants will be contacted with instructions for the written classified test that will be immediately followed by the physical agility test. 

  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020:
    • Written Test 6:00 P.M. Physical Agility Test 9:00 P.M
  • Saturday, April 4, 2020:
    • Written Test 9:00 A.M. Physical Agility Test 12:00 P.M
  • Sunday, April 5, 2020:
    • Written Test 2:00 P.M. Physical Agility Test 5:00 P.M 

Human Resources Department/Police Officer

City of Oxford

15 South College Ave.

Oxford, Ohio  45056

Email:  hr@cityofoxford.org

EOE     www.cityofoxford.org

Job Type: 
Full Time
Opening Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2020
Police & Parking