PERRYSBURG CITY OF
201 WEST INDIANA AVENUE
PERRYSBURG, OHIO 43551
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Updated: January 14, 2020
Job Classification: Communications Officer
The City of Perrysburg is building an eligibility list for Communications Officer positions. All testing must be completed by April 3, 2020. All applicants must also complete an employment application through our job posting on Governmentjobs.com
Salary Information: Starting pay $23.17
Benefit Information: Benefit package includes comprehensive medical coverage, dental and life insurance. The City of Perrysburg pays 90% of health care premiums. Communications Officers are covered by the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.
Department Overview: The Perrysburg Police Division employs 49 full time employees, 35 full time sworn officers and 15 civilian employees. Nine of the civilian employees are assigned as Communication Officers (dispatchers). Communication Officers are call taker/dispatchers for Police, Fire/EMS, 911, and City Services. Communication Officers also served as Deputy Clerks for Perrysburg Municipal Court, accept fines and bonds, enter warrants, and complete court commitment paperwork after hours.
Area Information: The City of Perrysburg is located in Wood County in Northwest Ohio. It is situated just off of I75 along the Maumee River, just minutes away from Lake Erie. Perrysburg has a beautiful historic downtown district, nationally ranked library and outstanding school system. Perrysburg also boasts an extensive park system, including 11 parks covering 238 acres. Perrysburg was voted as one of Ohio’s Best Home Towns by Ohio Magazine in 2009. Perrysburg is home to the largest reconstructed wooden walled fortification in North America that was designed to defend Ohio against British invasion in the war of 1812.
Population: 20,623 (2010 Census)
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Necessary Certifications: The successful applicant must be eligible and able to attain Ohio LEADS, CCH certification and complete required NIMS training.
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Applicant disqualifiers include any felony level conviction or currently being charged or under indictment for any felony level offense. Expunged and sealed criminal records are subject to review by the Police Division for disqualifying criminal history.
Veteran’s Points: Honorably discharged veterans are entitled to receive an additional 5% added to their passing score. In order to receive this credit, candidates must submit a legible copy of their DD214s to the HR office. This can be done by uploading a PDF copy with the application submitted through governmentjobs.com, emailed to HumanResources@ci.perrysburg.oh.us or mail hard copies to Elaine Bishop, 201 W. Indiana Avenue, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.
Residency: All employees shall reside within the district of Wood County or Lucas County within six months of completion of the probationary period.