Connecticut Police Chiefs Association

Town of Bloomfield - Entry Level Police Officer

TOWN OF BLOOMFIELD EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES for TOWN OF BLOOMFIELD ENTRY LEVEL POLICE OFFICER SALARY: $71,957 Under regular supervision, performs basic law enforcement duties in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the Bloomfield Police Department and in compliance with governing federal, state and local laws. The Town of Bloomfield offers a rewarding career in a progressive & professional environment. The Town provides liberal benefits, including paid vacation, paid holidays, group life insurance, major medical, dental insurance and sick leave. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * High School Diploma or GED required * 21 Years of age or older at time of appointment * US Citizen TESTING REQUIREMENTS Written Examination: Town of Bloomfield is a Connecticut Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) participating department. Register on www.policeapp.com for the CPCA written exam. License/C.H.I.P. card: Must possess or be able to obtain a valid motor vehicle driver’s license by the time of the appointment to the position. Must possess a current valid CHIP card at 40th percentile in order to apply to the Town of Bloomfield Police Dept. For information on obtaining a C.H.I.P. card (Complete Health & Injury Prevention), https://www.policeapp.com/images/customer-departments/dept182/CHIP_Forms_09.pdf Preliminary Background Check Candidates who have applied to the Town of Bloomfield Police Department and who successfully pass the CPCA examination with a score of at least 70% will proceed to the preliminary background check. Oral Panel Examination Candidates who pass the preliminary background check will proceed to the oral panel examination. The oral panel examinations will be held at the Town Hall. Candidates taking the oral panel exam will be notified of the location and time via e-mail though policeapp.com OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Residency/Military Veterans Requirement: None: Residents of Bloomfield & Military veterans will receive additional points on final passing scores. Residents will be required to submit proof of residency with the Residency Form and Military veterans will be required to submit a DD-214 along with the Veterans Points Form prior to the ORAL BOARD EXAMINATION. Please visit our website for the appropriate forms – www.bloomfieldct.org. Criminal Convictions: Candidates must have no criminal record revealing any conviction, under federal or state law, of any felony, or any conviction of any Class A or B misdemeanor, or of any crime in any other jurisdiction that would if committed in this state, constitute a Class A or B misdemeanor, or any act which would constitute perjury or false statements. All other criminal records will be evaluated during the background investigation. Background Investigation: Upon successful completion of the oral panel exam, candidate’s background and character will be investigated, including criminal, driving, employment, military and educational records and other areas. A psychological examination, drug examination, medical examination and polygraph examination will be administered prior to final employment offer. The polygraph examination will include investigation and background areas mentioned above, as well as, medical, financial and gambling histories; and criminal activities including illegal use of drugs, illegal sexual activities and subversive, revolutionary or gang involvement activities. APPLICATIONS Applications will only be accepted via www.policeapp.com/Bloomfield by midnight August 30, 2018. You MUST have received a CPCA written score of at least 70% and must possess a current valid CHIP card at 40th percentile as a prerequisite to apply to the Bloomfield Police Department. For information contact Human Resources Department located in the Town Hall Annex, 800 Bloomfield Ave, Bloomfield, CT 06002. - 860-769-3544. Town of Bloomfield is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer. Minorities, women & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Posted 7/17/18