SHELBY POLICE DEPARTMENT
31 MACK AVE
SHELBY, OHIO 44875
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Updated: June 26, 2020
Job Classification: Dispatcher
The Shelby Police Department is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for Dispatcher. Candidates will be placed on an eligibility list for potential vacancies in the future.
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.
Candidates must also complete the department application in order to move forward in the process, http://shelbycity.oh.gov/images/docs/Police/CIVIL%20SERVICE%20NOTICE%20dispatcher.pdf.
Salary Information: $14.82/HR up to $20.18/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, including college degree pay (Capped at 9 HRS), 80 hrs vacation after the first year, incremental up to 200 hrs after 20 years. Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Health (no monthly premium), Dental, Vision and Life Insurance.
Contact Information:Cody BakerSergeant419firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: The Shelby Police Department is a 21 person department that works collaboratively with several other agencies, and dispatches for both Shelby Police and Plymouth Police and serves as a backup dispatch to Shelby Fire and half of county fire departments.
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: Minimum 18 years of age as of final date of filing the application
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Close and distance vision and the ability to adjust focus, depth perception and color vision.
College: Not required
Academy Certification: No
Prior Experience: Prior dispatch experience preferred
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers:
No Felony Offenses
No Misdemeanor Offenses for crimes involving moral turpitude or offenses of violence
No Driving Suspensions within last 36 months
No OVI Offenses within the last 36 months
Drug Use Disqualifiers:
No illegal sales, deliver, distribution or manufacture of drugs
No abuse or illegal use of any drug within the past 12 months
All applicants who within last 36 months of the date of application have been discharged from previous employment for insubordination, serious misconduct on the job, unexcused absenteeism or tardiness, may be disqualified.
All applicants who with the past 36 months have been suspended, reprimanded, or disciplined for insubordination, misconduct on the job, unexcused absenteeism, tardiness, inefficiency or neglect of duty on two or more occasions, may be disqualified.
Pilferage or thefts of cash, goods, or services from a place of employment will be cause for disqualification.