Under the direct supervision of a Sergeant, a Police Officer patrols a designated area ensuring compliance with all applicable State Laws and City Ordinances; answers calls when a crime is suspected or an emergency exists; takes such actions as are necessary to prevent crime, to apprehend a criminal, to maintain safety, to assist citizens in a wide range of emergency and non-emergency situations; and performs other related duties, tasks, and assignments as required and directed by a Sergeant, Lieutenant, or the Chief of Police.
The Dublin Police Department subscribes to the "Community-Oriented Policing" philosophy and, therefore, the primary emphasis of the position involves community service. Officers are required to take a problem-solving approach to the situations they encounter on a day-to-day basis and to interact with the residents on a regular basis within their assigned districts to address relevant concerns facing their neighborhoods.
Incumbent must model the following established core values: Integrity, Respect, Communication, Teamwork, Accountability, Positive Attitude, Dedication to Service, Professionalism, and Pride.
A mandatory written examination will be administered at:
3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Dublin Scioto High School, 4000 Hard Road, Dublin, Ohio 43016
10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Dublin Scioto High School, 4000 Hard Road, Dublin, Ohio 43016
Applicants will receive additional correspondence regarding examination registration after an application has been submitted and received by the City of Dublin. All correspondence regarding examination registration and other important testing information will be sent to the email listed on the applicant's job application. It is imperative that the candidate's email address is correct with no errors on the submitted job application. If the email address contains errors, you will not receive correspondence to register for the written examination. Applicants who do not register for a specific examination time slot will be turned away from testing.
Candidates must score at least an 80% on the written examination to move forward in the selection process, although, a passing score does not guarantee that a candidate will move forward. Candidates who score in at least the top thirty (30) places on the written examination will participate in the structured panel interview phase of the process.
High School Diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent certificate, with a strong preference for a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Criminology, Government, Political Science, Public Administration or other relevant field.
Successful completion of a State certified Peace Officer basic training program. (Not required prior to appointment; however, if a new Officer, at time of appointment, has not completed such a training program, he/she must enter such a program immediately upon appointment.)
Minimum age limitation of 21 years of age at the time of application.
Maximum age limitation of 45 years of age at the time of application, unless the candidate has received an original appointment as a sworn peace officer with any other appointing authority.
Possession of a valid Ohio Driver's License at time of appointment.
Must be a United States Citizen or United States Permanent Resident.
Background must be free of prior felony convictions.
Must not have tattoos, body art, or branding that is visible while in the uniform at time of appointment.
THE CITY OF DUBLIN IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
6565 Commerce Parkway
Dublin, OH 43017
Job Announcement can be found at www.JoinDPD. org. Applications will be accepted until Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST.