SHELBY POLICE DEPARTMENT
31 MACK AVE
SHELBY, OHIO 44875
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Updated: June 19, 2020
Job Classification: Patrol Officer
The Shelby Police Department is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for Patrol Officer. Candidates will be placed on an eligibility list for potential vacancies in the future. To be considered for the current round of hiring, all candidates must test by August 1, 2020.
The department application can be found here. You must complete this application to be considered further in the process.
The department requires the candidate Personal History Questionnaire. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. You must complete the PHQ to be considered further in the hiring process.
Salary Information: $21.26/HR up to $25.09/HR start of Fifth Year
Benefit Information: 12-hour shifts, Shift Differential, Holiday Pay, Longevity Pay, Uniform Allowance, Specialty Pay Equivalent to 3 HRS Pay per Pay Period (Capped at 9 HRS), 80 hrs vacation after the first year, incremental up to 200 hrs after 20 years. (Lateral entry may bring years of service for vacation credit.) Police and Fire Pension, Health (no monthly premium), Dental, Vision and Life Insurance. Competitive Lateral Entry package.
Contact Information:Cody BakerSergeant419email@example.com
Department Overview: The Shelby Police Department is a 21 person department that works collaboratively with several other agencies. Opportunities for county wide hostage negotiation, swat teams, and fire dive/rescue teams. Two school resource officers, bicycle patrol, and DARE officer. A new justice center including a jail opened in 2014. Additional training and instruction opportunities available. Opportunities for advancement within five years.
Area Information: Shelby is a small, rural community located in Northwestern Richland County. We have excellent schools, including a new high school, several parks, a community YMCA, several churches, and affordable housing. We are ten minutes from a larger commercial retail shopping area and halfway between Cleveland and Columbus.
Age: 21 - Maximum 35
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
College: Not Required
Academy Certification: Required
Prior Experience: Not Required, Considered for Lateral Transfers
Necessary Certifications: OPOTA
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring: Will provide RADAR/LIDAR, OC, Taser, LEADS, ASP, First Aid and CPR. Other training and certifications available.
Hiring Process: Must download and submit application and meet all Civil Service requirements.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers