Civil Service Commission


The City of Broadview Heights is currently accepting National Testing Network (NTN) test results for entry level Patrol Officers

Candidates are required to submit the following no later than 3pm EST on October 19, 2020. 

Submission Information:

*PLEASE NOTE: If you have previously taken the NTN test and your scores are still valid, please contact National Testing Network to forward your scores to Broadview Heights prior to our deadline date/time of 10/19/2020, 3pm EST.
If you plan to take the Tri-C Physical Agility test on October 18, please continue to complete your application and send it in.  The Tri-C Physical Agility TEST CERTIFICATE can be emailed separately to on October 18 or October 19th by 3pm EST.

Additional Information:
  •  Tri-C Police Physical Agility Testing Information 
  • The Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy certification preferred, but not required prior to appointment. Non-certified candidates will be enrolled in an academy as soon as practical after appointment.
  • A score of at least a 70% is required for each of the three sections of the exam (reading, writing, and video portion). 
  • Successful candidates will be notified regarding interviews and may be contacted for any additional questions or concerns. Any applicable extra credit will be applied following the submission of a passing test score. All required documents must be uploaded with your application
  • Patrol Office Job Description (pdf)
  • Salary Information

    $67, 637 w/OPOTA  $58,776 at Academy

    Benefit Information

    Medical and Life Insurance, Uniform Allowance, Holiday and Longevity Pay and Personal and Sick Leave.



The Broadview Heights Police Department maintains safety and security by creating and maintaining both community partnerships and actively pursuing crime prevention and compliance with all applicable laws and ordinances. The department fosters and encourages all officers and staff to engage with all residents and business partners to ensure that Broadview Heights remains highly ranked as the safest city within Ohio and nationally. 


  1. Photo of Jim Giomini Human Resource Civil Service Administrator

    Jim Giomini

    Civil Service Administrator


This commission determines the fitness and merit of candidates for full-time positions and promotions in the Broadview Heights Police Department and Fire Department. It is responsible for arranging written, agility, physical, and psychological tests and an analysis of test results as governed by the Civil Service Commission of Broadview Heights and the State of Ohio.


2/12/19 - Firefighter/Paramedic (PDF)

4/30/19 - Certified Patrol Officer (PDF)


The Civil Service Commission consists of three members of the Municipality not holding other municipal office or appointment, to be appointed by the Mayor with the approval of City Council, for terms of 4 years, commencing upon the expiration of the respective terms of the present members. A vacancy occurring during the term of any member of the Civil Service Commission shall be filled for the unexpired term in the manner authorized for an original appointment. The Commission shall designate one of its members as Chairman and Vice-Chairman. The Commission also employs a Civil Service Administrator who coordinates, attends and documents all proceedings and actions as required and performs such duties as required by the commission, the City and/or the State of Ohio.



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