The 2017 Civil Service Test for Police Officer has already been given. The current test can be used for 1-2 years. Please check back at a later time for updates on future testing dates.
The City of Chillicothe is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Nature of patrol work:
Investigate complaints, crimes and traffic crashes, appropriate use of division facilities and equipment, enforce City Ordinances, state and federal laws and other regulations, write reports for input to division records system, perform public relations activities, maintain relationships with external agencies, maintain personal and professional competence and awareness.
The Chillicothe Police Department offers competitive pay ($46,000 annual starting pay for non-probationary Ofcs. , with step increases) and benefits.
Opportunity for advancement
The Chillicothe Police Department offers many opportunities for advancement. After four years, patrol Officers are eligible to take the Sergeants promotional exam. Sgts. would then be able to take a Captains exam after 1 year and then ultimately the Chief’s exam. All other job classifications are based on experience and seniority.
Other job classifications within the department
o DARE/School Resource Officer
o Special Response Team(SRT)
o Hostage/Crisis Negotiations
o Bike Patrol
o Detective Bureau (Homicide, Murder, Sex Crimes, Theft, Narcotic, Cyber Crimes)
o Media/Public Liaison
The department offers opportunities for career development and training:
• Taser certifications/instructor
• Driver’s training/Instructor
• Unarmed Self Defense/Instructor
• Shotgun, service pistol and Rifle qualifications/instructor
• Crisis Intervention Training
• OVI DETECTION & STANDARDIZED FIELD SOBRIETY TESTING
• Traffic Crash Reconstruction
• RADAR/LIDAR certification/Instructor
• Crime Scene Processing