Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Police Patrol Officer

City of Huntington
Job Description
Huntington City Police Department  Accepting Resumes
The Huntington City Police Department is accepting resumes for the position of Police Officer.  All resumes must be submitted by noon on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Resumes can be submitted to Human Resource Director Ronda Smelser at 300 Cherry Street, Huntington, Indiana 46750.  For a complete list of requirements, please visit  Benefits include: Starting pay of $44,000, Shift Differential Pay, Clothing Allowance, Take Home Car Program, PERF Retirement and 457 Match and many others!  The physical and written test will take place on Sunday, February 25, 2018.  All applicants will receive further information in the mail.
Initial requirements for sworn employment as a police officer with the Huntington Police Department are established by the Indiana Code which provides that applicants:
1.   Must be a resident citizen of the United States
2.   Must be 21 years old and not have reached their 36th birthday by date of appointment
3.   Must have a high school diploma or GED certificate
4.   Cannot have a felony conviction
5.   Cannot have a misdemeanor conviction of domestic violence under [18 USC §922 (g)]
6.   Must possess a valid driver's license from their state of residence
7.   Cannot have been dishonorably discharged from the military
                8.   Must pass a mandatory drug screening test
Screen Requirements
The Huntington Police Department's applicant screening process is multi-phased and consists of the following steps:
1.   Review of automatic disqualifications in Resume/Application
2.   Physical Agility Test
3.   Written Exam 
4.   Oral Interview
5.   Background Investigation
6.   Polygraph Examination
7.   Conditional Offer of Employment
8.   Medical & Psychological Evaluations (PERF)
9.   Pension Board Approval
10. Sworn in as New Officer
Contact Information