Police Officer

Toledo, OH
Toledo Police Department

Salary
$48,688.64 – $60,860.80 Annually

Closing
8/19/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

Definition:
Under general supervision performs work of moderate difficulty in activities related to law enforcement, crime prevention and investigation and other direct public service activities; performs related work as required.

Examples of Duties:

  • Enforces and upholds the Constitution of the United States, the State of Ohio and the Charter of the City of Toledo and faithfully, honestly and impartially discharges the duties of office according to law and the Police Division manual, rules, regulations, orders, policies and procedures;
  • Performs long periods of routine patrol while remaining prepared to react quickly to emergency situations and while being continually aware in discerning out-of –the-ordinary conditions or circumstances which indicate trouble or a crime-in-progress;
  • Drives a vehicle under normal and emergency situations;
  • Uses mature judgment in problem-solving in situations such as a family disturbance, a potential suicide, a crime or offense in progress, an accident, a disaster and other similar emergencies; provides temporary service as needs may arise,
  • Including direction of traffic and giving medical assistance; uses mature judgment in deciding when to make an arrest or to use necessary force as needed in any particular situation or emergency;

Requirements

  • Graduation from high school or General Educational Development (GED) Tests equivalency.
  • No person shall be eligible to receive original appointment as a Police Officer unless the person has reached the age of twenty-one (21).  No person age forty (40) or older at the final closing date for the Civil Service examination shall be eligible to receive an original appointment to the position of Police Officer. No person age forty-four (44) or older who retired from the Armed Services through regular retirement, temporary or permanent disability retirement, or temporary early retirement, shall be eligible to receive an original appointment to the position of Police Officer at the final closing date for the Civil Service examination shall be eligible to receive an original appointment to the position of Police Officer.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.