EMPLOYMENT WITH THE CITY OF STREETSBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT
The City of Streetsboro Civil Service Commission is not testing for the position of Patrol Officer at this time. When testing is anticipated, information will be posted to this web site and in local newspapers.
The City of Streetsboro Civil Service Commission is not testing for the position of Police/Fire Communications at this time. When testing is anticipated, information will be posted to this web site and in local newspapers.
The Streetsboro Police Department currently employs seven (7) full-time Police/Fire Dispatchers.
The City of Streetsboro is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for the position of Police Officer with the Streetsboro Police Department must meet the following minimum requirements:
United States Citizen
21 years old at time of examination.
For Officer candidates - Must have a current Ohio Peace Officer Certificate at time of appointment. A copy of your OPOTA certificate must be provided with your application.
Applicants must possess good moral character, and sound mental and physical health. Vision 20/20 corrected. There is a color identification requirement. Good hearing is required along with no limiting disabilities.
Applicants must possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving record. An applicant may be rejected for 6 active points on his or her drivers license and pending review, for other serious driving problems
Extra credit will be awarded on the civil service examination for veterans and college graduates. A copy of your DD-214 and/or college diploma must be provided with your application.
An employment agreement or contract may be required.
There is a no tobacco use requirement.
Police Officer candidates passing the written civil service examination must complete and pass the Tri-C Physical Agility Test.
(Click here for Tri-C test requirements)
All candidates considered for employment will undergo a thorough review of their background, including, but not limited to: Interview(s), a complete background investigation , fingerprints and photographs, a criminal history check, a polygraph examination, a psychological examination, and a medical examination. Successful candidates will be given a provisional offer of employment and participate in a twelve (12) month probationary period.
Streetsboro Police Officers currently participate in varying assignments, including, but not limited to: Patrol, DARE, School Resource Officer (SRO), Investigations, Metro SWAT, Portage County Drug Task Force, K-9 Team, Firearms Instructor, ECD Instructor, Radar/Laser Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Chemical Repellent/OC Instructor, ADAP Instructor, Field Training Officer (FTO), Crisis Intervention Training (CIT), and Technical Traffic Accident Investigation.
Salary & Benefits
OFFICER: $20.96 to $29.29
COMMUNICATIONS: $18.65 to $23.05
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Paid hourly shift differential for 2nd & 3rd shifts
Paid sick leave
Added Longevity pay begins after 36 months service
Up to fourteen (14) paid Holidays off; overtime on all city holidays worked
Paid vacation up to five (5) weeks annually
Paid Uniform allowance for Officer and Dispatcher
Compensatory time off
Additional Life & Accident Insurance options
Officer Pension Plan - Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund (OP&F)
Communications Pension Plan - Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)
Oho Public Employees Deferred Compensation Investment Plan (403b)
Qualification/Shooting cash bonus (Sworn personnel)
Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification bonus (Communications personnel)
Extra job detail opportunities following probationary period (Sworn personnel)