CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER
TOWN OF BLOOMFIELD
TOWN OF BLOOMFIELD CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER
(Open to Certified Police Officers ONLY)
Under regular supervision, performs basic law enforcement duties in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the Bloomfield Police Department and in compliance with governing federal, state and local laws. The Town of Bloomfield offers a rewarding career in a progressive and professional environment. The Town provides liberal benefits, including paid vacation, paid holidays, group life insurance, major medical and dental insurance and sick leave.
Applicants must be either active Connecticut P.O.S.T.C certified police officers in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, still having Connecticut P.O.S.T.C Police Officer certification status. Candidates must be U.S. Citizens.
Written Examination: Town of Bloomfield is a Connecticut Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) participating department. Register on www.policeapp.com for the CPCA written exam.
License: Must possess or be able to obtain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license by the time of the appointment to the position.
Residency/Military Veterans Requirement: None. Residents of Bloomfield and Military veterans will receive additional points on final scores. Residents will be required to submit proof of residency and military veterans will be required to submit a DD-214 by the day of the oral panel examination.
Criminal Convictions: Candidates must have no criminal record revealing any conviction, under federal or state law, of any felony, or any conviction of any Class A or B misdemeanor, or of any crime in any other jurisdiction that would if committed in this state, constitute a Class A or B misdemeanor, or any act which would constitute perjury or false statements. All other criminal records will be evaluated during the background investigation.
Oral Panel Examination: Candidates who successfully pass the aptitude examination will progress to the oral panel examination. Candidates taking the oral panel exam will be notified of the date, location and time via email.
Background Investigation: Upon successful completion of the oral panel exam, candidate’s background and character will be investigated, including criminal record, driving record, employment record, military record and educational record and other areas. A psychological examination, drug examination, medical examination and polygraph examination will be administered prior to final employment offer. The polygraph examination will include investigation and background areas mentioned above and including; medical history, financial history, gambling history, criminal activities including illegal use of drugs, illegal sexual activities and subversive, revolutionary or gang involvement activities. Personal data, prior to conduct in police/security/corrections fields and basic honesty, integrity and thefts.
Candidates may re-apply.
Applications will only be accepted via www.policeapp.com/Bloomfield by midnight November 4, 2020. For information contact Human Resources Department located in the Town Hall Annex, 800 Bloomfield Ave, Bloomfield, CT 06002. - 860-769-3544.
Town of Bloomfield is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer. Minorities, women & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.