This is general duty police work. Work involves responsibility for the protection of life and property, prevention of crime, general enforcement of laws and ordinances as well as providing traditional and non-traditional service to the community. Work involves an element of danger and employees must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent discretion. Work is performed in accordance with Department rules and regulations, the Constitution of the United States of America and the State of Connecticut.
Must be 21 years of age as of December 12, 2021; graduation from high school or possess a GED; must possess a valid driver’s license; be a US Citizen; and possess all abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Ability to use dangerous equipment or material or work in dangerous surroundings; Ability to respect the rights of others and to cope with situations firmly, courteously and tactfully; Ability to instruct others, to help others learn how to do or understand something; Ability to read and understand written material; Ability to write clearly, in detail, using technical terms.
Must be able to meet and maintain throughout the course of employment established physical, medical, and psychological requirements. Must maintain a valid Connecticut driver’s license. Must be able to satisfactorily complete the Basic Police Officer’s Training program as established by the Police Officer Standards & Training Council and maintain certification during course of employment. Candidate must be willing to enter into a partnership with the Department to undertake a course of study in an approved field at an institute of higher learning, leading to an Associates’ Degree within five years after completing probationary period. Must reside in New Haven, or within 20 miles of a town that borders New Haven, within six months after graduating from the Academy.
See job posting and description for all requirements.
1) Go towww.policeapp.com/newhaven
2) Download and read the New Haven Police Officer Applicant Handbook. Follow all instructions for completing and submitting your application. Applicants are responsible for reading all instructions on how to apply as well as other important information on the application and testing process contained in the handbook. Handbook pdf available above at "Job Posting: Click Here." The handbook is also available at the reception window at the Dept. of Police Services 1 Union Avenue New Haven, CT.
3) Click Apply Now button at www.policeapp.com/newhavenand complete your application. Submit your ON-LINE application and application fee (or fee waiver) no later than October 22, 2021 by 11:59 pm.
APPLICATIONS ONLY ACCEPTED ON-LINE at www.policeapp.com/newhaven
Position is subject to a NON-REFUNDABLE Application Fee. There will be $40.00 charge for New Haven residents, and a $70.00 charge for non-resident applicants. Fee waiver is available.
If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252.
Entry Level $50,745
2nd Year $60,259
3rd Year $78,050
NEW HAVEN POLICE UNION, ELM CITY POLICE, CACP
This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with the New Haven Police Union Elm City Local CACP.
Employment is subject to background/credit check, polygraph, psychological, medical and drug test, and compliance with the Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination / Testing Policy (available to review at www.newhavenct.gov/gov/depts/hr/default.htm ) upon conditional offer of employment.
Current Bargaining Union Contract contains information on union membership, employee benefits, seniority, pensions, and more. It can be reviewed at https://www.newhavenct.gov/gov/depts/hr/city_employees/city_bargaining_union_contracts.htm