CITY OF NORWOOD, OH - ENTRY LEVEL POLICE OFFICER

 06/10/2021 The City of Norwood is no longer accepting applications for the position of police officer

The Norwood Civil Service Commission is accepting applications for the position of POLICE OFFICER. The selection process will involve a series of tests, beginning with a written examination to be held on Wednesday June. 16, 2021at 6:00 PM in the NORWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL CAFETERIA, 3RD FLOOR – 2060 SHERMAN AVE. NORWOOD, OHIO 45212.  A valid Driver's license is required. 

Applicants must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age, at the time of appointment.  No person shall be eligible for an original appointment on or after their thirty fifth (35th) birthday, (unless currently commissioned as a Law Enforcement Officer in the State of Ohio), at the time of appointment. Applicants must receive a minimum passing grade of seventy percent (70%) on the written test, prior to receiving any additional credit. Candidates passing the written test shall be required to undergo a physical and/or complete an agility test, polygraph test, and psychological testing. Applicants must successfully pass all tests.

Application forms are available at the Norwood Police Department, 4701 Montgomery Rd. Norwood, Ohio 45212, between the hours of 8 AM and 8 PM, telephone (513) 458-4521. You can download an application from the Norwood Police website

All applications must be returned to the Police Department by Thursday June 10, 2021at 12 Noon.

DATE OF EXAMINATION:

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2021 AT 6 PM NORWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL CAFETERIA 3RD FLOOR 2060 SHERMAN AVE NORWOOD, OHIO 45212

 

Additonal credit shall be administered for the following;

  • Military Credit (must be a resident of the Stateo fo Ohio at the time of the test) - 20%
  • Four year college degree - 10%
  • Two year college degree - 5%
  • OPOTA Certified - 10%
  • Police Officer, other than State of Ohio - 5%

TOTAL MAXIMUM CREDIT PERMITTED - 20%

Copy of OPOTA Certificate must be submitted with application.

Proof of discharge under honoralbe conditions must be submitted with application to receive military credit.

Proof of all other additional credit must be submitted at the time of the examination. 

Deadline for filing application is Thursday June 10, 2021 at 12 noon. 

 

Attachments:

Norwood Police Employment Application (PDF)

Norwood Police Department BHS (PDF)