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Are you up for the Challenge? Join our Team! City of Germantown Police Officer

Departments and Services, Government, Latest News   ·   January 14, 2022

Are you up for the Challenge? Join our Team! City of Germantown Police Officer

The City of Germantown Police Department is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Police Officer, to establish an eligibility list for immediate & future placement (valid for up to 12 months from date of eligibility).

LATERAL ENTRY & CURRENT ACADEMY Cadets are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age; hold a valid Driver’s License, be a High School Graduate (or G.E.D.); must not have a felony conviction of any type, nor any crime involving moral turpitude or Domestic Violence; and must comply with all requirements of the Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986. Must be either actively enrolled in, or be a graduate of, an Ohio Basic Peace Officer Training Academy.

Selection Process: In addition to a thorough background investigation, applicants must pass oral interviews, a written exam, psychological examination, medical examination, drug screening, & polygraph tests.

Salary and Benefits: The salary range is $23.44 to $28.77 hourly, plus an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, & Life Insurance, on-site Workout Facility, Merit Pay Increases, Vacation, Personal, Sick, Compensatory and other Leave, uniforms & equipment, tuition reimbursement, and an excellent retirement plan (OP&F).

Position Responsibilities: The candidate must have the ability to perform all of the duties of a police officer, which includes conducting criminal investigations and apprehending criminals; regulating traffic and enforcing traffic laws; conducting preventive patrol; responding to citizen calls and requests for services; and accurately completing paperwork and written reports. Work schedule may include extreme weather conditions, as well as varied & rotating shifts, including weekends/evenings/holidays.

How To Apply: Applications, available on website, www.germantown.oh.us, should be accompanied by a resume’, and will be accepted via email (preferred) at tzimmerman@germantown.oh.us, OR via regular U.S. Mail, OR in person at the City of Germantown Safety Building, 75 North Walnut St., Germantown, OH 45327, open MON through FRI, 8am to 4pm, and will be accepted until 4pm on February 4, 2022.

The City of Germantown is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Stormwater Education & Outreach

Stormwater Education & Outreach

Storm water runoff is...any water that is not soaked into the ground after a rain storm.

Consequently, storm water runoff can pick up pollutants while flowing into local streams and rivers. The Storm Water Management Program (SWMP), launched in 2003, is ODOT\'s inter-agency effort to control pollutants in storm water discharge.

 How you care for your lawn can affect your local waterways. Runoff, yard clippings, chemicals, where and what you plant are just some of the components that can create stormwater pollution.

Go to https://youtu.be/b4r88u8euYU for healthy lawn care practices including pollution prevention.

For more ways to prevent stormwater pollution from your lawn, refer to: What You Can Do in Your Yard article below provided by the EPA.

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