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NOTICE OF EXAMINATION
ENTRY LEVEL POLICE OFFICER, BUCYRUS, OHIO
The City of Bucyrus, Ohio will conduct a Civil Service examination for the position of Police Officer for the Bucyrus Police Department to establish an eligibility list.
The Bucyrus Police Department serves the City of Bucyrus, which has a population of approximately 12,000 people and an area of 12 square miles. Bucyrus is located 60 miles north of Columbus on St. Rt. 4. The Department has an authorized strength of 22 sworn officers, plus civilian employees.
Bucyrus has a progressive and pro-active department working in a community oriented policing system. We are seeking candidates with a strong desire to enter into and excel in the law enforcement profession. Employment includes a competitive benefits package with medical, dental, vision and the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Plan. Starting wage is $21.62 per hour with step increases and longevity pay.
*Age 21 at time of appointment and not yet 41 years of age by the date of appointment
*High School graduate, or equivalent, and possess good verbal and written communication skills
*Must be able to pass a physical fitness test based on Dr. Kenneth Cooper’s Institute Research (the criteria to pass fitness test is included in application, page 18)
*Must participate in oral and written interviews
*Must pass a Civil Service written examination with a passing score of 70% or higher
*Must be able to pass an in-depth background investigation, psychological examination, polygraph, physical and vision testing
*Must possess a valid Ohio Peace Officers Basic Training certificate or an academy letter of basic training enrollment with date of expected academy completion and certification by the time of hire based on Civil Service guidelines. Applicants can also claim extra credit for military service. Copies of the Ohio Peace Officers Training certificate or academy letter and a certificate of satisfactory military service or honorable discharge must be submitted with the application.
*Must be able to attend mandatory physical fitness testing, individual interview and Civil Service exam.
Applications can be obtained at the Bucyrus Police Department, 500 S. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus, Ohio 44820 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or you can DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION beginning Monday, October 16, 2017. Applications can be submitted in person or by U. S. mail no later than Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Applicants must pay a non-refundable $15.00 examination fee (cash or money order only, payable to the Bucyrus Civil Service Commission). Failure to have application complete or return the application within the stated guidelines will disqualify the applicant from further testing.
Physical fitness testing will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at Bucyrus High School, 900 W. Perry St, Bucyrus, Ohio. The Civil Service examination will be held on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Bucyrus City Hall, 500 S. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus, Ohio.
THE CITY OF BUCYRUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ADA EMPLOYER
BUCYRUS POLICE DEPARTMENT/CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION