Police Officer

Updated: April 16, 2015
Job Classification: Police Officer
The City of Sandusky is creating an original appointment eligibility list for potential vacancies from July 2015 through June 2016. To be considered on this eligibility list, testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by May 30, 2015.
The City of Sandusky does not require a PAT (Physical Abilities Test) through NTN. PAT testing will be conducted by the City of Sandusky after the completion of the examination through the NTN. Candidates must meet department standards for physical fitness, strength, flexibility, and endurance. Please review the Police Officer Applicant Packet before registering for the examination: www.ci.sandusky.oh.us.
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: Salary is based upon negotiations with the Fraternal Order of Police Ohio Labor Council Inc. Ranges through December 31, 2015 are as follows:
Non certified Annual: $35,280; Certified Year 1 $40,707
Benefit Information: The City of Sandusky offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical/prescription/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, and participation in Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund. The City of Sandusky offers paid holidays, sick leave accrual, vacation, comp time, shift differential, longevity, job-related educational bonus, and a uniform allowance.
Applicant Contact Person:
Debbie Leslie
Human Resource Manager/Clerk, Civil Service Commission
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Department Overview: The City of Sandusky Police Department is a progressive, motivated, well-equipped police department active in its community. Our officers are trained in and provided with the most up-to-date technology available in order to keep them safe and help them to succeed with the purpose of ensuring that the City is a safe place to live, work and play.
City Information: The City of Sandusky has a population of 25,000 located on Lake Erie with several miles of Lake Erie shoreline. It is home to Cedar Point amusement park as well as a developing downtown. The city has an excellent school system as well as recreational programs and opportunities. Sandusky is home to a unique variety of dining and shopping locations.
Job Requirements
Age: Must be 21 years of age and less than 35 years of age at appointment (Per ORC 124.41).
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Academy Certification:
Not required at time of appointment. However, candidate must enroll and successfully complete the Ohio Peace Officers Certification Program immediately upon appointment.
Performance Responsibilities:
Under general supervision, must perform various duties to protect and serve the general public; enforce and uphold the laws set forth by the Constitution of the United States, the State of Ohio, and the Charter of the City of Sandusky; perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum Physical Fitness Standards:
Candidate must pass these minimum standards as detailed in the Police Officer Applicant Packet on the city's website.
Psychological Fitness Evaluation: Candidate must pass a psychological fitness evaluation given by a professional chosen by the City of Sandusky showing that the applicant meets psychological requirements necessary to perform the duties of a police officer.
Physical Examination: Candidate must pass physical examination showing applicant is free from cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases and able to meet the physical requirements to perform duties of a police officer.
Hiring Standards/Applicant Packet:
Please review the City of Sandusky's Applicant Packet which includes details on the selection process and hiring standards for Police Officers. You are encouraged to review this information carefully as the Sandusky Civil Service Commission wants to ensure that each individual testing for the position of Police Officer understands the entire process. You must fill out a City of Sandusky application as well as a NTN application to be eligible.
You can access the Police Officer Applicant Packet at the following: www.ci.sandusky.oh.us.
To schedule testing, go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on LAW ENFORCEMENT. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. 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 Facebook.

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