MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS POLICE DEPARTMENT
15850 BAGLEY ROAD
MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OHIO 44130
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Updated: April 24, 2020
Job Classification: Police Officer
The Middleburg Heights Police Department is currently hiring Police Officers. All candidates must take the FrontLine National exam through National Testing Network. Test scores will be accepted from exams taken between January 1, 2020 and May 31, 2020. Applications will be accepted May 1, 2020 through May 31, 2020 and can be found here. Please also review the Application Information Sheet, located here.
We require the application to be notarized, however due to the Covid-19 restrictions we realize the availability of a notary may not be possible. Therefore, the completion of the notary section of the application is not required at this time. If you are requested for an interview, we can complete the notary section at that time.
Salary Information: Salary Range is $59,820.80 to $80,704.00
Benefit Information: Excellent benefits provided including pension, health, dental, vision and group life insurance, paid vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave, and uniform allowance.
Candidate Contact:Sherri MenoesCivil Service Secretary440firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: Our police department today serves the community 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The department operates three shifts to handle routine patrol, emergency calls, traffic enforcement, and crime prevention and investigation.
Our officers patrol 65 miles of city streets, and also provide traffic enforcement on a section of I-71.
Area Information: Middleburg Heights/Cuyahoga County
Age: 21 prior to appointment
US Citizen: Required
High School Grad/GED: Required
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Required
Ability to Read/Speak English: Required
College: Bachelor's Degree
Academy Certification: Not required, however additional credit given for certification
Prior Experience: Not required
Additional Requirements: In lieu of a Bachelor's Degree, a minimum of four years active military duty with honorable discharge
Hiring Process: All candidates scoring 70% and above on the examination will be placed on the eligibility list. Upon notification of an opening, the Civil Service Commission will certify names for further consideration. Candidates shall also be required to submit to a thorough background check, polygraph, psychological, medical, and physical agility examination, drug screen and any other additional methods necessary to ascertain the qualifications and abilities of the candidate.
Additional Credit: Candidates who have received a passing score of 70% or more, shall be granted the following additional credit for higher education, training and military service providing the candidate has furnished proof of successful completion of the following:
10% Military Service (Copy of DD214 with Honorable Discharge) Service of less than 180 consecutive days shall not be eligible for credit
5% Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Criminology or Justice Studies from an accredited college or university
2% Current Ohio Police Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) certification for full time officer
Qualifications: Applicants must possess a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree OR a minimum of four years active military duty with honorable discharge by the time the candidate is appointed to the position of Police Officer.