Police Officer – Full Time Internal/External Posting

Creston Police Department – Creston, OH

Salary: $22,880 – $33,280

***Medical Benefits 100% Paid by Employer***

Minimum Requirements:

To apply, applicants must be a United States citizen; must be 21 years of age; must possess a valid driver’s license; must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.; must be able to read, write and speak the English language; must have a current State of Ohio OPOTA Peace Officer certificate. Applicants must be physically able to perform police officer training and job duties and successfully pass all tests required for OP&F retirement system.

Skills and Abilities:

Able to read, understand, and explain the laws of the Village of Creston, State of Ohio and the United States; Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population, in-person, via telephone, and in writing; Ability to write accurate and complete reports and accurately record information; Ability to solve problems, and make quick and appropriate decisions in stressful situations; Ability to maintain self-control and to take direction from supervisors and senior officers; Maintain a positive attitude, have good moral character, be honest, responsible and trustworthy; Ability to perform physical activities necessary to protect oneself and others; Ability to drive a motor vehicle in normal and high stress situations; Ability to work long hours and stay on your feet for an extended period of time.

Position Duties:

Under supervision, promotes and maintains civil order; enforces laws and ordinances; conducts investigations; issues citations and makes arrests; patrols assigned areas to provide security; responds to calls; prepares detailed reports concerning crimes and incidents; interviews victims and witnesses; interrogates suspects; maintains equipment in functional condition; provides court testimony; establishes and maintains positive working relationships with the community and department members. Perform additional assigned duties as required. Applicants must be available for all three shifts, weekends, holidays and special events.

This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position.

Please submit an application to the Chief of Police by 4pm on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.

An Equal Opportunity Employer