Police Department is currently accepting applications to establish an
eligibility list for the full-time Patrol Officer position. Please refer to
information below for further details:
Salary: $43,679 to start with
annual step increases up to Patrol – Step 6 $68,432.
Period: Accepting applications
– 3/2/2018 at 4:00 pm EST.
Police Training Academy Start Date: July 2018
Ø Minimum Requirements:
be at least 21 year of age on or before appointment as Probationary Patrol
be a United States Citizen.
be possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D certificate.
possess a valid driver’s license and maintain it as a condition of employment.
such as it may have been attained through completion of 60 credits from an
accredited college/university, is preferred.
(2) years of continuous military service, or five (5) years of continuous
military reserve service, or two (2) years of continuous service as a FT
Federal, State, or Local Law Enforcement Officer or Correctional Officer, is
successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
successfully pass a pre-employment physical exam.
successfully pass a pre-employment psychological evaluation.
the position, must be a Rhode Island resident and reside within 20-mile radius of
the Middletown Police Department and or have the ability to respond within 30
Ø Application Materials
must include the following documents, as applicable:
Online Employment Application (required)
3. Copy of your valid Driver's License (required)
4. Copy of your Birth Certificate (required)
5. Copy of your High School Diploma or G.E.D.
6. Completed, signed, notarized Permission for
Release of Information for Criminal Records (Required. Submit at
Orientation. Blank form enclosed)
7. Completed and signed by physician Medical Certificate
Form (Required. Submit
at Orientation. Blank form enclosed)
Veteran's Status, if applicable – Eligibility requirements (Enclosed)
Residency, if applicable – Eligibility requirements (Enclosed)
Transcript from an accredited college/university, if applicable (mail to Town of Middletown, Office of Human
Resources, 350 East Main Road, Middletown, RI 02842).
Proof of Military Service record/Federal, State, or
Local Law Enforcement Officer or Correctional Officer record, if applicable.
Apply visit www.PoliceApp.com/MiddletownRI
Eligible candidates must
successfully complete all the following mandatory phases to be eligible to
remain in the selection process:
Police Department will be hosting an Open
event is NOT mandatory. This
event will be held on February 20th, 2018, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM,
Middletown Police Department’s Community Room,
123 Valley Road, Middletown, RI 02842. This event will provide
potential applicants an opportunity to speak with our officers about the
benefits of being a Middletown Police Officer. Potential applicants may arrive
at any time during this event.
Ø There will be a MANDATORY Informational Meeting for all applicants. This meeting is scheduled to
take place on
13th, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Middletown Town Hall, Council Chambers, 350 East Main Road, Middletown, RI 02842. Doors will be open at 6:30 PM. Applicants are to use the front door only
to enter the building. You are required to bring one form of picture
identification to this meeting. Business attire is required. Applicants will be
briefed on the selection process as well as
what is expected of them. All mandatory paperwork that has not been turned in
is due at this time. You will be awarded a pass/fail score for this step in the
process. (NOTE: If travel presents an
extreme hardship, please contact Lieutenant Jason Ryan, in writing, prior to
the meeting firstname.lastname@example.org ).
A Physical Agility Test will be
administered to all eligible applicants. This examination is scheduled to take
place on March
24th, 2018 at 7:00 AM at the Joseph H. Gaudet Middle School gymnasium and athletic field (for GPS
Directions use 225 Turner Road, Middletown, RI 02842). Applicants should remain in their
vehicles upon arrival until an officer instructs them to make their way to the
building. This event is MANDATORY unless an exemption has been
granted. A Physical Agility test exemption may be given if the applicant has
successfully passed another Rhode Island Police Department agility test during
this calendar year and this date conflicts with another departments application
process. You are required to bring one form of
picture identification to this examination. You will be awarded a pass/fail
score for this step in the process.
Rescue/Swim Test will be administered to all eligible applicants. This test
is scheduled to take place on
25th, 2018 at 8:00 AM,
Newport County YMCA pool, 792 Valley
Road, Middletown, RI 02842. You are
required to bring one form of picture identification to this examination. You
will be awarded a pass / fail score for this step in the process.
NOTE – If you are interested in scheduling one on
one instruction, please contact the Emily Cush, Aquatics Director, Newport YMCA,
401-847-9200 ext. 108 or email@example.com. Pool is also
available to candidates to practice on their own during “Adult Lap Swim.”
Aquatics Schedule is available at https://newportymca.org/aquatics-programs/schedule
Examination will be
administered to all eligible applicants. This examination is scheduled to take
25th, 2018 at 1:00 PM, Middletown
High School Cafeteria, 130 Valley Road, Middletown, RI 02842. You are required to bring one form of picture
identification to this examination. Please arrive at least 15 minutes
prior to the exam to check-in.
score = 70.
possible = 100.
Ø Oral Interviews with the Middletown Personnel Board will be held for eligible applicants, after the
written examination on
April 9th and April 10th,
2018 at 4:00 PM, Middletown Town
Hall Conference Room, 2nd Floor, 350 East Main Road, Middletown, RI
02842. The Town reserves the right to
interview the top 20 candidates only, depending on the number of applicants.
o Minimum passing score = 70.
o Maximum interview score = 100.
Ø Educational Points will be added at this time to applicants who passed
the Oral Interview, as follows (Official
College transcripts must have been submitted to Human Resources):
o Associate’s Degree = 5
o Bachelor’s Degree = 10
Ø Additional Residency points and Veteran’s
Preference points will be added at this time in accordance with the
Middletown Town Charter Section 37.032 (B) and 37.034. Appropriate proof must
be submitted to Human Resources prior to the interviews with the Middletown
Personnel Board. Applicants will be ranked by their total scores and the
Middletown Personnel Board will certify the list accordingly.
List is valid for a period of up to 2 years from the date that it is
certified by the Middletown Personnel Board. The Town reserves the right to
abolish the List in accordance with Town Code and establish a new List at any
time during the two-year period.
Ø Candidates will then be selected from the Certified
List for further consideration. Interviews will be conducted by the
Middletown Police Department. You must attend such interview to continue in
the Middletown selection process.
Ø Pre-employment Background Checks, Pre-Employment Physical
and Psychological Examinations will be
administered for those candidates selected for further consideration and who
have accepted a conditional employment offer. You will not be eligible to
continue in the selection process if you do not pass these examinations.
An extensive Background
Investigation will be completed to evaluate a candidate's employment,
education, military service, criminal record, and behavioral history to ensure
each candidate meets a high moral and ethical code. You will not be eligible to continue in the
selection process if you do not pass this evaluation.
Ø Successful candidates will then be appointed as
Police Officer Trainees and assigned to attend the Rhode Island Municipal
Police Training Academy. Trainees who fail to successfully complete the Academy
training course will be removed from the Middletown Certified list.
completion of the Academy training course, the trainee will be appointed as a
Probationary Police Officer and receive further in-service training.
completion of one (1) year as a Probationary Police Officer, the officer will
be appointed as a regular member of the Middletown Police Department.
Ø It is the candidate’s
responsibility to maintain current contact information in his/her application
Ø An email address is required as all communication between the candidates and
the Town will be electronic.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR NEED ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Cecilia Dursi, Human Resources Manager
350 East Main Road
Middletown, RI 02842
The Town of Middletown is an
Equal Opportunity Employer