Transit Police Officer-Lateral

Cleveland, OH
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

Salary: $86.158.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrol assigned areas with the purpose to prevent disorder, criminal activity, and terrorism.
  • Protects RTA passengers and employees within the RTA designated area and municipal area of concurrent jurisdiction.
  • Maintains peace and order on the rail, buses, stations, platforms, and any other property of RTA or areas of concurrent jurisdiction.
  • Prepares reports and maintains associated responsibilities concerning reported information.
  • Performs patrol duties specific to the assignment (e.g., bus, radio patrol car, plainclothes, train and station, derailment, etc.).


  • Be a U.S. or naturalized citizen, or have legally declared your intention to become a U.S. citizen;
  • Be 21 years of age at the time of application and appointment;
  • Have a minimum of one (1) consecutive and current year of full-time law enforcement experience in any Police Department established pursuant to Ohio law;
  • Be a high school graduate or hold a G.E.D. Certificate;
  • Hold a current law enforcement OPOTA certificate;
  • Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with an acceptable driving record;
  • Pass assessments including interviews, a Background Check, Psychological Exam, and Medical Exam.