BUTLER TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT
3510 SUDACHI DRIVE
DAYTON, OHIO 45414
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Updated: March 09, 2021
Job Classification: Police Officer - Entry Level
The Butler Township Police Department is seeking to establish an eligibility list for the position of Entry Level Police Officer! All candidates must take the FrontLine National exam through National Testing Network to be considered further in the hiring process.
The department requires the candidate Public Safety Self Assessments (PSSAs) and Typing Test. You can access the assessments through your candidate account. NTN suggests completing the PSSAs and Typing Test as soon as possible so there is not a delay in your process.
All candidates must also fill out a Township Employment Application to be considered for the interview phase: https://butlertownship.com/employment-opportunities/
Salary Information: The starting Salary for Police Officer is $60,257 with an established wage scale that increases up to $74,401.
Summary of Benefits for Full-Time Police Officers as of January 2021
Candidate Contact:Chris GuthrieLieutenant937email@example.com
Department Overview: The Butler Township Police Department is a full-service police agency. The department is currently growing to meet the increased needs of our community. In 2021, we will expand by two positions to an authorized strength of 21 full time officers with plans to add additional positions in the coming years.
The Butler Township Police Department is a progressive department, certified by the Ohio Collaborative, offering continued professional training and exceptional working conditions. In addition to the issued uniforms, the Township provides external load-bearing vests, and permits officers to wear facial hair and display non-offensive tattoos.
Opportunities for advancement include detective positions, task force investigation assignments, property room management, and supervisory positions. The Township also offers an excellent benefits package consisting of Healthcare Insurance, Life Insurance, Vacation leave, Personal leave, and Sick leave. Officers currently work a rotating days off schedule which allows officers varying days off throughout the year. Butler Township is an attractive community of estate style homes, quaint friendly neighborhoods, rural agriculture settings, and thriving commercial and industrial business districts. Located at the intersection of I-70 and I-75 (known as the Crossroads of America), Butler Township offers a small community feel with access to vast commercial development. There are 16 hotels in our commercial district and we are a premier location for people traveling to the Greater Dayton region. Butler Township is located adjacent to the Dayton International Airport and is just a few miles from downtown Dayton in north-central Montgomery County. The community is also served by the highly-rated Vandalia-Butler School District which provides children with wonderful educational and extracurricular activities.
Age: 21 years of age
US Citizen: Required
High School Grad/GED: Required
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Required
Ability to Read/Speak English: Required
Vision: 20/20 Corrected
College: Preferred but not required
Academy Certification: Candidates must be O.P.O.T.A. Certified at time of appointment
Prior Experience: Preferred but not required
Hiring Process: Scope of Selection Process
Disqualifiers: Applicants are not eligible for employment consideration unless they meet high standards. Certain events may be grounds for disqualification. Applicants should not construe this list as the only reasons for disqualification. The majority of this list pertains to adult actions and not juvenile.
Disqualifying Criminal Conduct: