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THE 2021 EAST PROVIDENCE POLICE DEPARTMENT RECRUITMENT

The East Providence Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. We are looking for highly motivated candidates with a strong work ethic, a sense of responsibility to the community, and of high moral integrity. 

ENTRY-LEVEL/ NEW OFFICER:

Job Title: Entry Level Police Officer

Salary Range: $56,514 -$67,512

 The City of East Providence is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applications are being accepted from August 13, 2021 through September 17, 2021. All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age by September 17, 2021.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have the ability to speak, read, and write the English language.
  • Must have the ability to pass a physical examination given by a physician, a physical fitness/agility examination, a written examination, an oral examination, a swim proficiency test, a drug screen, a psychological examination given by a psychological test center, and a comprehensive background investigation. Applications must be submitted through PoliceApp.com or use the link: www.PoliceApp.com/EastProvidenceRI

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 17, 2021

When making an inquiry regarding your application, contact the Human Resources Office at (401)-435-7766 between Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm EST At the City of East Providence we celebrate the diversity of our citizenry, and are proud to encourage inclusiveness in our workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. ADA/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Applications are available at www.PoliceApp.com

LATERAL/ CERTIFIED OFFICER:

Salary Range $56,514 — $67,512

(2% salary increase will be effective November 1, 2021)

(Depending on years of P.O.S.T. service)

Recruitment Period – August 10th, 2021 – September 17th, 2021

Performs general police work protecting life and property, enforcing criminal and traffic laws and local ordinances, conducting investigations, and performing related work as required.
All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Must be an active P.O.S.T certified police officer from any state and have the ability to obtain Rhode Island P.O.S.T certification.
  • Must be 21 years of age by the end of the application period.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Must be a United States Citizen.
  • Must have the ability to speak, read and write the English language.
  • Must have the ability to pass a physical examination given by a physician, a drug screen, a psychological examination given by a psychological test center, an oral examination, and a comprehensive background investigation.

The following items MUST be submitted with your Application:
1. P.O.S.T certificate or proof of active status as a police officer (any state).
2. A copy of your Driver's License.

**OUT OF STATE APPLICANTS will have to attend a portion of the RI Municipal Police Academy (January 2022) in order to obtain RI P.O.S.T. certification.**
Oral Examination Process: Only those applicants meeting all application procedures and minimum requirements may be admitted to the oral examination process. The oral exam process will be 100% of the final examination score. There will be a minimum passing score of 70% on the oral exam.

Eligibility List: Candidates who pass the oral exam will have their names placed on an eligibility list in rank order of final examination scores, residency, and veteran's points. Names shall remain on the eligibility list for a minimum of one year.
Applications can be submitted through PoliceApp.com or use the link: www.PoliceApp.com/EastProvidenceRI

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2021

When making an inquiry regarding your application, contact the Human Resources Office at (401)-435-7766 between Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm EST. At the City of East Providence, we celebrate the diversity of our citizenry and are proud to encourage inclusiveness in our workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. ADA/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Last Updated: Tue, 08/24/2021 - 10:56am