Career Opportunities:


Salary Range $64,246.78 - $76,749.95

Recruitment Period - July 22, 2023-September 6, 2023

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 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 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

EXAMINATION WEIGHT 60% Written 40% Oral The minimum passing score required on both examinations shall be 70 points.

Current resident candidates may receive one point for each consecutive year that such candidate has been a resident of the city up to a maximum of five points. Veteran-candidates may receive four points or five points for a post-9/11 veteran-candidate, up to a maximum of five points.

Applications can be submitted through PoliceApp.com or use the link: https://www.policeapp.com/Entry-Level-East-Providence-RI-Police-Officer-... When making an inquiry regarding your application, contact the Human Resources Office at (401)-435-7766 between Monday-Wednesday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, and Friday 8:00 am - 1:00 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, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. ADA/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Employment Benefits:

Starting Patrol Salary - $64,246.78 (includes holiday pay) Top step patrolman salary after three years of service: $76,749.95 (including holidays) Military buyback of up to two years of prior military service Vested in pension system after only 10 (ten) years of service. Can begin to collect at age 60, full pension after 25 years of service. Cola=2.25% non-compounding Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical Insurance (single and family) Delta Dental Coverage Paid Vacation Time starting at 16 days, increasing yearly after 10 years of service up to 28 days $1,500 Annual Clothing Allowance 13 Paid Holidays 15 Paid Sick Days Annual Accreditation stipend of $1,000 (applicable once RIPAC accreditation is received) Longevity Pay (3%-9%, based on years of service 5-20) Ample Opportunities for Overtime

Special Investigation Unit School Resource Officers Crisis Negotiation Team Special Reaction Team Honor Guard Traffic Unit

Prosecution Unit Community Policing Unit Major Crime Detective Unit Juvenile Crime Detective Unit Bureau of Criminal Identification Unit Federal & State Task Force Assignments

City of East Providence employment opportunity




Submission Deadline 
Wednesday, September 6, 2023


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