Town of North Kingstown – Patrol Officer
The North Kingstown Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The North Kingstown Police Department is embarking on a recruitment drive to identify potential candidates for hire as probationary full-time police/patrol officers. The names of successful candidates may be placed on an eligibility list to fill patrol vacancies. Applications are available on-line at the North Kingstown Police Department’s website at www.nkpolice.org, the website for the Town of North Kingstown at www.northkingstown.org, or in person at the North Kingstown Police Department located at 8166 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852.
Minimum Eligibility Qualifications:
" Must be a citizen of the United States;
" Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of application;
" Must not have any prior criminal convictions;
" Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's (driver's) license;
" Must have minimum of 60 college credits, in any course of study, from an accredited college or university by the application deadline. In lieu of college credits, candidates may substitute two (2) years of continuous active duty U.S. Military service or four (4) years of Reserve U.S. Military service with an honorable discharge. Candidates must provide an official stamped transcript and/or Military DD-214.
" Must successfully pass a written examination, physical agility test, psychological & medical examinations.
" Must successfully pass an extensive background check.
Application Deadline: Applicants must submit a completed application form, copies of a birth certificate or naturalization papers, valid driver's license, high school diploma or GED certificate, signed medical waiver form to the North Kingstown Police Department which is located at 8166 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852. Official stamped transcripts or Military DD-214 documents are to mailed and addressed to the same location. All documents are to be submitted no later than September 1, 2017