TOLEDO POLICE DEPARTMENT
525 N. ERIE
TOLEDO, OHIO 43604
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Updated: June 05, 2019
Job Classification: Police Officer
The Toledo Police Department is currently hiring for Police Officer. All testing must be completed by September 30, 2019.
If you completed the test for the City of Toledo on or after June 1, 2018, and want to be considered for the position of Police Officer, please email Kelly Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org to have your current NTN score resent to the City of Toledo.
Candidates must also fill out the City application at https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/2120599/police-officer/agency/toledooh/apply
Applicants who are residents of the City of Toledo may be eligible to receive a voucher to cover the cost of the entry-level exam. Vouchers are limited to the first 1000 applicants who can prove they are City of Toledo residents. Examples of proof of residency include: a current, valid Ohio driver’s license or identification card; voter registration card; or a current University of Toledo student identification card. All requests for vouchers are subject to verification and approval by the Department of Human Resources. The Department of Human Resources reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.
To obtain a testing voucher for City of Toledo residents, please contact:Kelly MurphyKelly.email@example.com
Salary Information: $23.993 Hourly, $49,905.71 Annually
The City of Toledo provides excellent health and retirement benefits for its employees.
The City of Toledo is a self-funded medical plan provider that offers a broad network of health services options for its employees. The City also offers a multi-tiered prescription drug plan and dental and vision care services.
Employees pay a modest monthly premium depending on the employee’s selection of single, single plus one, or family coverage. Coverage is also afforded for qualifying domestic partners, depending on the employee’s bargaining unit.
Group Life Insurance
City employees are covered by a group life insurance plan.
Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund
The City of Toledo is a member of the Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund (“OP& F” or “Fund”). City of Toledo police officers contribute 12.25% of their base annual salary to the Fund and the City contributes 19.50% of their base annual salary.
For more information about OP&F, please visit: http://www.op-f.org/.
The City of Toledo offers a voluntary governmental 457(b) deferred compensation plan, which is a retirement savings plan that allows eligible employees to supplement any existing retirement/pension benefits by saving and investing pre-tax dollars through salary deferral.
Contributions and any earnings are tax-deferred (both federal and state income taxes) until money is withdrawn. Withdrawals are taxed at ordinary income levels.
For more information about the Ohio Deferred Compensation click on this link: https://www.ohio457.org/iApp/tcm/ohio457/index.jsp
The City of Toledo offers a voluntary pre-tax savings contributions retirement plan. The plan is commonly referred to as a 401(k).
Under the 401(k) plan, an employee’s retirement savings contributions are deducted from the employee’s paycheck before taxation. The City does not make contributions on the employee’s behalf. (Contributions are tax-deferred until withdrawn during retirement). Annual contributions to the 401(k) plan are limited to a maximum pre-tax annual contribution, as established by Internal Revenue Service regulations.
The City of Toledo also offers a voluntary post-tax savings contributions retirement plan. This plan is commonly referred to as a Roth 401(k) Plan.
Under a Roth 401(k) Plan, an employee’s retirement savings contributions are deducted from the employee’s paycheck on a post-tax basis. Annual contributions to the Roth 401(k) plan are limited to a maximum post-tax annual contribution, as established by the Internal Revenue Service.
Contact Information:Kelly MurphyManager-Administrative Services419firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: The Toledo Police Department employs approximately 667 people, of whom 606 are sworn Police Officers and 61 are civilians. Our motto "To Protect and To Serve" states the essential purpose of the Toledo Police Department. The department protects the rights of all persons within its jurisdiction to be free from criminal attack, to be secure in their possessions, and to live in peace. The Department serves the people of Toledo by performing law enforcement functions in a professional manner, and it is to the people that the department is ultimately responsible.
Area Information: The City of Toledo is located in (and is the County seat of) Lucas County in northwestern Ohio, approximately 75 miles east of the Ohio-Indiana border. The City’s population is approximately 287,208. The Toledo metro area includes Lucas, Fulton, Wood and Ottawa counties. The City covers an area of 84 square miles and borders generally on Lake Erie and the City of Oregon to the east, the State of Michigan to the north, and Wood County to the south.
Toledo is a city of business, culture and education, rich in diversity and community. More than 601,000 people call the Toledo metropolitan area home—giving the region all the attributes of a large cosmopolitan area, but still retaining the advantages of small-town atmosphere and charm. The city is home to one of the top-rated zoos in the country, the beautiful Toledo Museum of Art and Glass Pavilion, and the Imagination Station, a multi-sensory fun and educational family experience. For sports fans, Toledo offers the Toledo Mud Hens (the AAA affiliate to the Detroit Tigers), the Toledo Walleye (an affiliation of the Detroit Red Wings) and the Toledo Speedway. Toledo is also within driving distance of Cedar Point Amusement Park and the professional and college sports teams in Ann Arbor and Detroit.Population: 287,208 people
Age: 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.
US Citizen: Must be eligible to work in the United States of America.
High School Grad/GED: Graduation from high school or General Educational Development (GED) Tests equivalency and one (1) year of job-related college course work at an accredited college or university. Applicants who do not possess the college requirement may participate in the examination and receive appointment. However, in order to maintain their positions they must complete the one (1) year college requirement (36 quarter hours or 24 semester hours) within two (2) years from the date of successful completion of the Police Training Academy.
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Academy Certification: Must qualify for LEADS, NORIS and NCIC certification and must obtain such certification during the Academy.
Hiring Process: Police Officer Selection Requirements:
Candidates for appointment to the Police Officer job classification must pass the examination and qualify within appointment range on the Civil Service eligible list and may be involved in the following activities of the selection process:
Veteran’s Preference: Veteran’s preferences are provided under the Rules of the Toledo Civil Service Commission.
YOU MUST ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR DD-214 at time of application. (Scan and attach copy to your application profile before submitting your application.) The copy of your DD-214 must include the type of discharge and the dates of continuous service. See below for information on Veteran’s Preference.
Rule 50.00, Section 50.11 (Veterans’ Preference Credit in Examinations): A veteran, as defined in these rules, receiving a passing grade on a competitive recruitment examination shall have five (5) numerical points added to his/her passing score. A disabled veteran, as defined in these rules, who satisfies any physical requirements for the position, and receives a passing grade on a competitive recruitment examination, shall have ten (10) numerical points added to his/her passing score. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as excepting any applicant from the necessity of fulfilling all job-related requirements specified by the Commission for positions in the competitive class.
Rule 10.00, Section 10.37 (Veteran): Shall mean a person who has served in the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Corps, Air Forces, Coast Guard, and such other military service or auxiliary corps as is designed by the Congress of the United States, and has served on active duty for a period of more than one hundred eighty (180) consecutive days of active duty, excluding active duty for training (annual summer camp) and who received an honorable discharge or release or was separated under honorable conditions.
A disabled veteran is one who has served on active duty in the Armed Forces, has been separated there from under honorable conditions, and has established the present existence of a service connected disability rated ten percent (10%) or more.
OPOTC Certification Preference in Examinations: OPOTC Certification preferences are provided under the Rules of the Toledo Civil Service Commission, Rule 50.00, Section 50.23.
For purposes of ensuring appointment and employment based on merit, efficiency, moral character and industry, an individual receiving a passing grade on a competitive recruitment examination for employment as a Police Officer shall be awarded preference points to their raw score for having obtained, at the final closing date for the Civil Service examination, certifications in accordance with the following: