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The City of Reading Police Department is Now Hiring For Patrol Officers
Posted By:  Mayor's Court
Saturday, January 27, 2024

The City of Reading Police Department is Now Hiring For Patrol Officers 

Salary: $30.13 - $40.32.33 Hourly $62,663.88 - $83,858.40
Starting salary varies depending on qualifcations. Step credit given for years of service.

The City of Reading Ohio Civil Service Commission is testing to create an eligibility list for the full-timeposition of PATROL OFFICER with the City of Reading Police Department. Applications are availableonline at www.readingohio.org or at the City Municipal Offices Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. onthe second foor of the municipal building located at 1000 Market St Reading Ohio 45215.

Applications must be fled by Friday, March 8th 2024, by 4:00 p.m. Applications can be dropped off at theCity Municipal Offices or e-mailed to Chief Bryan Edens at bedens@readingpolice.org.

A written exam will be given on Saturday March 16th 2024 9:00 a.m. in Reading Council Chamberslocated at 1000 Market St. Reading Ohio 45215 on the 2nd foor of the municipal building. After thewritten examination an eligibilty list will be established. Those applicants scoring in the top 10 will beinvited to an oral interview.

Additional credit to a passing score will be also given as follows:
Four-year degree 10%
Two-year degree 5%
OPOTA Certifed 10%
Military Credit 20%
Two years or more prior police experience (full time or part time) 10%
Total maximum credit to be awarded is 20%
To receive the additional credit all documentation must be turned in with the application.

An excellent beneft package is provided with health insurance, where 90% of the yearly deductible ispaid by the city. Dental and vision insurance where 85% of premium is paid by the city. A $25,000 lifeinsurance policy is also included in the beneft package. Employees receive paid vacation days, (112hours for years 1-8, 168 hours for years 9-15, 224 hours years 16-24, 272 hours for 25+ years), accrualof sick time of 112 hours per year, 2 personal days, 9.5 paid holidays paid at 3x hourly rate, yearlyuniform allowance, bi-annual weapons & longevity check, and many other benefts. Officers currentlywork 12 hour shifts with every other Friday, Saturday, and Sunday off.

Applicants must be 21 years of age at time of appointment; be a U.S.citizen; possess a valid driver's license; have a highschool diploma orG.E.D.; and have no felony convictions.

Click HERE for an application





 
 

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