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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Loveland Police Department Hiring

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Are you looking for the opportunity, freedom, training, and resources to make a difference in someone’s life? The City of Loveland Police Department is hiring!

  • Full position descriptions can be found in the job application (located in the Form Center)
  • Annual pay is $66,071 to $80,974 with excellent benefits
  • High School Diploma or GED and OPOTA Certification required at the time of appointment
  • Extra test credit for education, prior law enforcement, and/or military service for entry level candidates
  • Hiring process includes a written test, oral test, background investigation, interviews, truth verification test, psychological assessment, drug test, and medical exam. 
  • Lateral Officers: Lateral Candidates are considered current full-time State of Ohio Peace Officers or Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers with at least one year full-time police patrol experience. Lateral Candidates are exempt from the written test and will proceed directly to the oral test. Higher starting salary and vacation credit may apply. Lateral Candidate applications are available here February 1-26, 2021. 
  • Entry-Level/Non-Lateral Officers: Entry level/non-laterals are required to take a written test through the National Testing Network and submit the results by February 21, 2021. Candidates with passing scores will be contacted and asked to fill out the Non-Lateral application before February 26, 2021. Part-time officers and corrections officers are required to take the written test. 
  • The City of Loveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Questions or concerns? View flyer for more information, or contact Lt. Amy Campbell at the Loveland Police Department (126 South Lebanon Road, Loveland, OH 45140) at 513-583-3000 or Acampbell@lovelandoh.gov

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