NEW ALBANY, CITY OF
99 WEST MAIN STREET
NEW ALBANY, OHIO 43054
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Updated: June 23, 2020
Job Classification: Police Dispatcher
The City of New Albany is currently building an ongoing list of candidates interested in a career in communications as a Police Dispatcher. All candidates must submit an up-to-date Personal History Questionnaire (PHQ) through NTN. Candidates who do not submit a PHQ will not be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: $52,547.88 to $66,340.34 per year
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: Led by Police Chief Greg Jones, the New Albany Police Department has 24 sworn positions including five sergeants, and 11 non-sworn positions including 9 police dispatchers and 2 administrative support positions. The department is comprised of three patrol shifts, two detectives, school resource officer, DARE officer, K9 officer and an accreditation manager. The department also provides bike patrol and has just begun a drone program.
The New Albany Police Department is a nationally accredited law enforcement agency dedicated to providing our community with the highest level of law enforcement services available through a department wide community policing philosophy. Whether patrolling neighborhoods, conducting bicycle safety program for children, teaching during Safety Town, leading citizen policy academy and women’s self-defense classes or providing safety tips to businesses, its officers understand that strong relationships set the foundation for a safer community. New Albany officers are tasked with taking proper enforcement action as necessary to maintain the order, safety and general welfare of the city. They provide a highly visible, professional presence while conducting patrol activities, maintaining safety and assisting citizens in a wide range of emergency and non-emergency situations. New Albany officers are committed to upholding the department’s values of professionalism, integrity, respect and compassion while they serve and protect the New Albany community.
Additional information about the department can be found on https://newalbanyohio.org/answers/police/.
Area Information: New Albany, with a population of just over 10,000, covers over 17 square miles in the northeastern quadrant of Franklin County in Central Ohio. Nestled in a pristine country setting, its residents and business partners are only fifteen miles from downtown Columbus, Ohio’s capital city.
New Albany is a small city that thinks big and delivers. New Albany is set apart by its commitment to lifelong learning, healthy living, culture, leisure and commerce. It is reflected in everything from pedestrian friendly Market Square anchored by restaurants, shops and a library; to over 45 miles of leisure trails connecting Market Square to neighborhoods. It extends to our 4,500 acre New Albany International Business Park, (housing Abercrombie & Fitch, Google, Facebook, Discover, AEP and more) to our nationally ranked school system located within a 200-acre learning campus that is also home to the community’s performing arts center. New Albany was named the #1 suburb in America by Business Insider and has been recognized as one of Ohio’s “Best Hometowns” by Ohio Magazine.
This position description contains the essential functions for purposes of 42 USC 12101. However, it is not intended to be the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the position incumbent. The city retains the right to modify the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time.
The City of New Albany does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, military/veteran status, age, disability, or genetic information in employment.
US Citizen: No; however, legal right to work in the U.S. is required
High School Grad/GED: Required
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Possession of a valid Ohio driver’s license at the time of appointment and the ability to maintain insurability under the city’s insurance policy.
Certifications: Must be able to obtain and maintain an Ohio Law Enforcement Automated Data System (L.E.A.D.S.) certification as well as an Ohio Computerized Criminal History (CCH) certification.
Higher Education and Military Service: A bachelor’s degree and/or active duty military service with honorable discharge is preferred, but not required to apply.
Personal History Questionnaire: Candidates must submit an up to date Personal History Questionnaire (PHQ) through NTN with their testing scores. Candidates who do not submit a PHQ will not be interviewed. Candidates must submit an up to date Personal History Questionnaire (PHQ) through NTN with their testing scores. Candidates who do not submit a PHQ will not be interviewed.