The Norwood Civil Service Commission is accepting entry level applications for the position of POLICE OFFICER. The selection process will involve a series of tests, beginning with a written examination to be held on Wednesday February 23, 2022, at 6:00 PM in the NORWOOD HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA, 2020 SHERMAN AVE. NORWOOD, OHIO 45212. A valid Driver’s license is required.
Applicants must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age, at the time of appointment. No person shall be eligible for an original appointment on or after their thirty-fifth (35th) birthday, (unless currently commissioned as a Law Enforcement Officer in the State of Ohio), at the time of appointment. Applicants must receive a minimum passing grade of seventy percent (70%) on the written test prior to receiving any additional credit. Candidates passing the written test shall be required to undergo a physical and/or complete an agility test, polygraph test(s), and psychological testing. Applicants must successfully pass all tests.
Application forms are available at the Norwood Police Department, 4701 Montgomery Rd. Norwood, Ohio 45212, between the hours of 8 AM and 3 PM, telephone (513) 458-4521. You can download an application from the below link.
All applications must be returned to the Police Department by Thursday, February 17, 2022, at 12 Noon.
DATE OF EXAMINATION: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2022, AT 6 PM NORWOOD HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA 2020 SHERMAN AVENUE, NORWOOD 45212
Additional credit shall be administered for the following:
Military Credit (must be a resident of the State of Ohio at the time of the test) – 20% Four-year college degree – 10% Two-year college degree – 5% State of Ohio Certified Police Officer (Certification must be current) – 10% Police Officer, other than State of Ohio – 5%
TOTAL MAXIMUM CREDIT PERMITTED – 20%
Copy of OPOTA Certificate must be submitted with application Proof of discharge under honorable conditions must be submitted with application to receive military credit. Proof of all other additional credit must be submitted at the time of the examination
Deadline for filing applications is Thursday, February 17, 2022 – 12 Noon