WHITEHALL, CITY OF, DIVISION OF POLICE
365 SOUTH YEARLING ROAD
WHITEHALL, OHIO 43213
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Updated: August 14, 2019
Classification: Police Officer
The City of Whitehall is currently recruiting for Police Officer. Please have all NTN application information and testing completed. The Police department currently has one (1) vacancy. The list, once created will be in effect for one year after Civil Service certification.
The City requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the PHQ questionnaire through your NTN candidate account. The PHQ should be completed for the department to use when the selection process begins.
Salary Information: The salary range for 2018 is $62,358.40 – $91,540.80 based on years of service. The top step is achieved after four years of service.Benefit Information: The City of Whitehall offers comprehensive benefit packages including vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement benefits. In addition, the City offers college tuition reimbursement, an annual service credit bonus, supplemental life insurance, and deferred compensation programs. Detailed information regarding the benefit package will be provided upon request. Contact Information:Ann LundHuman Resources Director(614) 237-8611Ann.email@example.com
Department Information: The general public has a higher level of expectation from persons who are employed as Police Officers than it has for those who are employed in most other occupations. For this reason, a Police Officer candidate must demonstrate a verifiable higher standard in such areas as personal character, work ethic, professionalism, and ability. The Police Officer appointment standards are generally established as qualifying/disqualifying criteria, and are applied to all Police Officer applicants in a fair and equitable manner.Simply stated, successful candidates for the position of Police Officer must meet the standards set forth by the Civil Service Commission as well as the strict standards designated herein by the Whitehall Division of Police. See Hiring Standards HERE for a list of all disqualifiers.The City of Whitehall hires Police Officers through the Civil Service Commission. The commission requires all eligibility hires go through a competitive testing process before being selected. The eligibility list will remain in existence for one (1) year. If you pass this exam, you will be asked to provide an electronic copy of your high school diploma or GED, a valid US driver’s license and if applicable, a DD214 from honorable discharge to receive military veterans credit. A report is run through the NTN applications to indicate Veteran Status. If you mark NO to this question, and you are a military veteran that has been honorably discharged, you will not receive the additional credit. The DD214 must be presented to human resources upon demand. Failure to provide this information will eliminate you from earning credit for prior military service.City Information: Whitehall, Ohio; a suburb of Columbus.Population: 19,000
Age: Must be a minimum of 21 years of age and not yet 35 years of age at the time of appointment
US Citizen: Must be a US Citizen or can lawfully work in US.
High School Grad/GED: Yes, or GED equivalent.
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Candidates are specifically evaluated based upon the requisites of the Ohio Police and Fire Pension System and on the following, minimum, local standards.
College: A college degree is not required. A college degree would be required for advancement beyond a first-line supervisor (Sergeant).
Academy Certification: No, new officers will be sent to a local police academy for training.
Prior Experience: No, all training will be provided.
Specific Disqualifiers: See Hiring Standards HERE for a list of all disqualifiers.
See Civil Service Rules and Regulations HERE
The City of Whitehall is an Equal Opportunity Employer and diligently follows all federal guidelines with regard to fair and impartial hiring practices. We welcome the opportunity to recruit and select a diverse workforce.