UPPER ARLINGTON, OHIO DIVISION OF POLICE
3600 TREMONT ROAD
UPPER ARLINGTON, OHIO 43221
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Updated: July 27, 2020
Classification: Police Officer
The Upper Arlington Division of Police is currently building an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer. Eligibility Lists, upon approval of the Upper Arlington Civil Service Commission, are valid for a period of one (1) year with a possible extension of an additional year.
All candidates seeking consideration MUST complete the application and PHQ with National Testing Network. Candidates that are selected to go further in the process will then be asked to complete an application with the City of Upper Arlington.
Any questions regarding the written exam or scheduling the exam should be directed to National Testing Network at 1-855-821-3761.
Salary Information: 2020 salary Scale:Step A $60,827.73Step B $79,101.15Step C $85,323.26Step D $95,922.32*Longevity pay and shift differential pay are factored separately
Benefit Information: Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, Paid Vacation & Sick Time, Employee Assistance Program, All Uniforms & Equipment Provided.
Contact Information:Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. No Phone Calls, Please.
Department Information: The Upper Arlington, Ohio Division of Police provides 24-hour service and is an integral part of developing and maintaining a safe and secure community through the cooperative efforts of many departments and community organizations. The division proudly provides a wide range of police services and programs to residents, visitors and members of the business community. "Contendite Ductum" is the Latin inscription on the seal of the Upper Arlington Police Division patch. This motto means "Strive for Leadership" and it represents the attitude held by those associated with this agency.The division is staffed by 49 sworn officers who are professionally trained and certified by the State of Ohio; and, by law, are also declared to be law enforcement officers of the State and conservators of peace with the authority to arrest. In addition to sworn staff, there are 13 full-time and seven part-time civilian staff who provide other support to the division's operation.
City Information: The City of Upper Arlington was incorporated in 1918 and has grown into a primarily residential community of approximately 34,000 residents covering 9.67 square miles. The City enjoys a convenient location as a first-ring suburb of Central Ohio and is located near The Ohio State University and the City of Columbus.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Corrected to 20/20
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring: The candidate must successfully complete, or have completed, a Basic Peace Officer Training Academy selected by the Chief of Police and approved by the Ohio Peace Officers Training Council.
Selection Process: The police officer selection process consists of eight individual steps. A candidate is required to successfully complete each step of the process before being placed on the final eligibility list.
Qualifications: There are certain basic requirements of the applicant for the position of Police Officer. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following. The applicant must:
Possess an acceptable driving record. (Charges of Driving Under Suspension (DUS), Driving Under the Influence (DUI), and/or Hit Skip may result in disqualification.)
Not been convicted of or admitted to the commission of a felony.
Not been convicted of or admitted to domestic-related crimes of violence.
Not use drugs or have been convicted of a drug-related violation.
Not exhibit antisocial behavior.
Not have numerous financial debts and/or delinquencies.
The City of Upper Arlington is an equal opportunity employer.