Police Officer

Company Name:
City of Lima
Company Address:
50 Town Square
Lima, OH 45801
Date Job is Available:
April 25th, 2023
Deadline for Application:
May 26th, 2023
Job Description:
LIMA, CITY OF 50 Town Square Lima, OH  45801                 Candidate Contact Information: Debra S. Vobbe Civil Service Board Secretary 202 E. High St. – 2nd Floor Lima, OH 45801 419-223-7271 [email protected]   Job Classification: Police Officer   The Lima Civil Service Board announces an open and competitive examination for the position of Police Officer. The Civil Service Board is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Testing for the position must be completed through the National Testing Network. www.nationaltestingnetwork.com   Eligible List Deadline: May 26, 2023  Candidates testing by deadline and passing with a 70% or higher will appear on this eligible list. Continuous Testing: Candidates may continue to test after above deadline and will qualify for next eligible list.   Rate of Pay: $25.43 per hour   Vouchers: Residents of Allen Co, OH, may receive a voucher to cover the cost of the entry-level exam. Candidates must show proof of residency. Contact Civil Service Board @ [email protected].   Examination Process: Testing for the position must be completed through the National Testing Network. www.nationaltestingnetwork.com When you visit the www.nationaltestingnetwork.com website:
  • Complete the NTN registration process and schedule your test
  • Complete Public Safety Self-Assessment (PSSA, accessed through your candidate account)
  • Complete Personal History Questionnaire (PHQ, accessed through your candidate account)
  Benefits: Healthcare, including major medical, dental; prescription; life insurance; wellness program; vacation accrual; sick leave; bereavement leave; OPERS retirement; deferred compensation program; EAP program; paid holidays   Job Responsibilities: Under general supervision, enforces law; assists in investigations; prepares and maintains police records; maintains personal and professional competence and awareness; may be assigned to perform D.A.R.E., G.R.E.A.T., and Safety City Officer Duties. Performs related duties as required     Department Overview: The mission of the Lima Police Department is “To work in partnership with the community to improve the quality of life by creatively solving problems related, the fear of crime, neighborhood decay, and to safeguard the constitutional rights of all.” All members of the department work in partnership with the community, including the special units: the Social Media Team, Dive Team, Bike Team, Crisis Negotiation Team, K9 Unit, and members of Community-Oriented Policing Program, members working with Safety City, Honor Guard, and Crash Team.   Population: Lima 35,868 Allen County 101,455   THE CITY OF LIMA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND ALL INDIVIDUALS, REGARDLESS OF SEX, RACE, RELIGION, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Qualifications: The training, education, and work experience which indicate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below. The minimum acceptable qualifications for this position are:
  • Completion of high school education and training and experience involving considerable contact with the public. Must pass the Civil Service Examination for the position. Must possess valid Ohio Driver’s license. Must be as least twenty-one (21) years of age and not fifty-one years of age or older at time of appointment.