We are growing! Annual pay range is $68,051 to $83,402 with excellent benefits. Lateral and Non-Lateral Candidates may apply. Must have High School Diploma or GED and OPOTA Certification at time of appointment. The hiring process includes a written test, panel interview, background investigation, executive interview, truth verification test, psychological assessment, drug test and medical exam.
LATERAL Candidates are considered current full time State of Ohio Peace Officers and Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers with at least one (1) year full time police patrol experience and are exempt from the written test. Lateral Candidates proceed directly to the panel interview. A higher starting salary and vacation credit may apply. Lateral applications are available on the city website on September 1st, 2022 through October 14, 2022. Applications must be submitted to the Loveland Police Department (Ohio) by midnight on October 14, 2022.
NON-LATERAL Candidates are considered Corrections Officers, Part-Time Officers, Officers from out of the state of Ohio, current break in service, and those without prior experience in law enforcement. Extra test credit may apply for education, military and/or prior law enforcement. Non-Lateral applicants apply through the National Testing Network Frontline written test. Scores must be submitted to the Loveland Police Department (Ohio) by midnight on October 14, 2022.
The City of Loveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.