wage $27,228 (eff. July 2002) annually, plus an additional $3,100 in state
incentive pay after completion of 16 week training period in Richmond, Ky.
Annual pay increases, excellent benefit package.
school diploma/GED required, plus Associate's Degree or its equivalent from an
accredited college or university in law enforcement, social sciences,
communications, management, or other job-related field, or 3 years law
enforcement experience in a full-time capacity, or equivalent combination of
job-related college hours and full-time law enforcement experience.
must be age 21 before being sworn in and meet all other requirements of job
description and applicable policy/law.
process will consist of an extensive evaluation/background investigation
Exam Sat., 8am, Feb. 23, 2002; Physical Agility exams will follow written exam
on Feb. 23, 2002 and if necessary, Feb. 24. Oral exams March 11-15, 2002.
TO APPLY: 4:30pm, Feb. 1, 2002.
for the written and agility exams are stated below. Applicants should begin
preparation for such exams immediately. Study guides for the written exam are
available at Dept. of Employment Services (DES) upon request or by calling the
16" Minimum Vertical Jump
2. 18 Sit
ups in one minute
3. 1 X
Bench Press of 64% of Applicant's Body Weight
Meter Run in 65 Seconds
6. 1 1/2
Mile Run in 17 minutes:12 seconds
Reading Comprehension, 70 passing
Mathematics, 70 passing
Grammar, 70 passing
Incident Report Writing, 70 passing
(and overall score of 70)
for Employment Services (DES)
E. 2nd St., Suite 10 (3rd floor)
also available at www.owensboro.org
by calling toll free 1-888-616-8540 or 270-687-8540.
return applications to DES.
at the City of Owensboro Employee Recruitment Fair at 6-7pm Jan. 8, 2002 at the
Owensboro Police Department Community Room, 222 E. 9th St., Owensboro, Ky.
Applications and further information will be available.
are encouraged to submit evidence of qualifications with their application
(e.g., copy of high school diploma and transcript or GED certificate; plus
college diploma/transcript, or evidence of 3 years full time law enforcement
experience, or evidence of equivalent combination of education/experience). In
addition, applicants are required to submit the following by March 22, 2002:
Driver's license, Social Security Card, DD214 (if applicable), Birth
Certificate. Applicants must meet qualifications by July 1, 2002 to be hired for
the current recruitment process. Applicants who will not meet qualifications
until after July 1, 2002, but will before March 22, 2003, may not be considered
for the current recruitment process, but may be maintained on an eligibility
list up to est. March 22, 2003, if staffing requirements can be satisfactorily
met without establishing a new list.
applicants are required to submit evidence of qualifications, or evidence that
qualifications will be met as stated above (e.g., letter from school/employer),
no later than March 22, 2002. Failure to produce evidence by March 22, 2002 may
result in disqualification.
requiring accommodations due to disabilities may contact the City Personnel
Dept. prior to application deadline. Hearing impaired, call TDD/Voice (270)
687-4459. Prospective employees shall be subject to, but not limited to,
post-offer, pre-employment drug screen, physical exam, psychological evaluation.
LATERAL TRANSFER APPLICANTS ONLY. We will also accept applications for
lateral transfers at any time. To be considered for a lateral transfer,
applicant must be POPS certified by the Commonwealth of Kentucky and such
certification must be transferable, must be currently working full time as a law
enforcement officer, and must have 3 years full time law enforcement experience.
Such persons are not required to participate in the competitive testing process,
but will be required to undergo a background investigation, interview, and
post-offer drug screen. Qualifying applicants should note on their application
that they are interested in a lateral transfer, and return their applications
directly to Sgt. Terry Gabbert, Owensboro Police Dept., 222 E. 9th Street,
Owensboro, Ky, 42303. See above information on how to obtain an application.
(270) 687-INFO x1550. EEO/AA - M/F/V/D.
Woodward, Clerk, CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION