FOSTORIA POLICE DIVISION
213 SOUTH MAIN STREET
FOSTORIA, OHIO 44830
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Updated: June 27, 2019
Job Classification: Police Officer
The Fostoria Police Division is currently hiring for Police Officer.Once a list has been compiled by the Civil Service Commission, an application for employment with the city of Fostoria must be completed. The application is available at the municipal building or can be downloaded at: http://fostoriaohio.gov/employmnent.html.
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed or you may not be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: $39,852.80 starting to $57,054.40 through step increases
Benefit Information: Health, Prescription, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance. Vacation, holidays and sick leave. Ohio Police and Fire retirement system. Uniform allowance and CEU training provided.
Contact Information: Deb HellmanSafety - Service Director419firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: The Fostoria Police Division responds to approximately 12,000 calls for service per year. We operate a 12-hour temporary holding facility and operate a 911 PSAP. We also employ 2 School Resource Officers and participate with a countywide drug task force. The Fostoria Police are an Ohio Collaborative Certified agency and utilize Lexipol for operational policies.
Area Information: The City of Fostoria has approximately 13,441 residents, located at the convergence of Hancock, Seneca and Wood Counties in Northwest Ohio. It is approximately 40 miles south of Toledo and 90 miles north of Columbus. Established in 1854, Fostoria is best known for its famous glass production years and for its abundant rail traffic.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes or able to obtain one prior to hire
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Correctable to 20/20
College: Preferred but not required. Educational incentive pay is available.
Academy Certification: Yes, Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy
Necessary Certifications: At the time of offer, must hold a current OPOTA certificate issued by the State of Ohio.
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring: Must be able to maintain CEU’s annually as required by Ohio Law and the Police Division.
Hiring Process: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS PART OF THE EVALUATION FOR DETERMINING A CANDIDATES ABILITY TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS.
City of Fostoria Application for employment must be completed, turned in or mailed to the City Safety-Service Director prior to continuing in the process.
It can be picked up at the municipal building or downloaded at: http://fostoriaohio.gov/employment.html
Completion of the National Testing Network (NTN) exam with a minimum passing score of 70%. The City 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.
PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAM:
Completed after the written eligibility exam results are completed. Only candidates who have passed the written exam will be eligible to continue.
The test will consist of:
Clock will start when the candidate opens the cruiser door.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers:
Lateral Candidate : Lateral entry applicants will be considered and will be exempt from the written testing process. However, lateral entry applicants must complete a City Of Fostoria, Ohio Employment Application. For more information, please contact Safety Service Director, Deb Hellman, email email@example.com or 419-435-8282.
Candidates applying through the lateral hire process shall submit an employment application. Candidates shall meet the minimum requirements of the civil Service commission. Such candidates shall also meet the following prerequisites: