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Patrol Officer Exam Notice
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Submittal DEADLINE is March 26, 2023, at 11:59 PM EST.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT AN OPEN WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR THE POSITION OF FULL·TIME PATROL OFFICER WILL BE HELD IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS AND RULES OF THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF BROADVIEW HEIGHTS AND THE OHIO REVISED CODE OF OHIO.
A written examination for the position of full-time Patrol Officer for the City of Broadview Heights, Ohio, will be given in two separate parts consisting of a written examination and a physical agility test. The written examination will be given through the National Testing Network (NTN).
To Register: www.nationaltestingnetwork. Test scores from NTN must be available & posted by the deadline date of March 26, 2023.
Candidates passing the written test (score of 70% on all three categories, reading, writing, and video) will be required to provide proof of successful completion of the Tri-C agility test dated less than one year prior to the appointment.
Tri-C Physical Agility Test Information - The next Physical Agility test date is Sunday, March 19, 2023. The sign-up deadline is Wednesday, March 15th.
Competitive examination for full-time Patrol Officer is open to all persons who have attained the age of 21 on or before the date of the examination, who are citizens of the United States, are in good physical and mental health, and who have a good moral and financial character that has achieved a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) and have a valid Driver's license and has not reached the age of 36 on date of appointment.
Starting salary $72,479 3rd Class with a valid certificate from the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC) of one year or less, or $62,983 without. Top pay after two years: $86,719. Benefits include Medical and Life Insurance, Uniform Allowance, Holiday and Longevity Pay, and Personal and Sick Leave available.
Applicants who desire additional credit can have up to 10 points maximum added to their passing score. Supporting documentation of additional credit must be filed with the completed application by March 26, 2023. Additional credit can be earned through the following:
- Associate Degree: 2 points
- Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy of 1 yr. or less: 2 points
- Bachelor's Degree: 4 Points
- Military Service: After 180 days of active-duty service, the applicant rates 1 point for every full year after that for up to a maximum of 10 points.
Hiring Process: An extensive background investigation, including but not limited to driving records, criminal records, alcohol and drug use, financial responsibility records, and physical exam. Undesirable conduct of integrity, discipline, commitment, or reliability may cause an applicant to be disqualified. Must have a stable employment record. Instability may include the inability to maintain steady employment and gross abuse of standards, incompetency, or aberrant behavior during a single employment. Must not have a credit history that could result in criminal prosecution (i.e., failure to pay child support) or conduct which appears intended to defraud or harm just creditors. Must successfully complete an oral assessment administered and interpreted by a licensed practitioner trained to evaluate the results. Must successfully complete an extensive physical examination, including but not limited to a complete medical examination, stress test, and evaluation.
Updated: February 22, 2023
Civil Service Commission
9543 Broadview Road
Broadview Heights, Ohio 44147