CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER

CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER

Description :

J O B    N O T I C E
 
The City of Ashland is accepting applications for the position of
 
CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER
Department of Police
 
 
Supervisor:    Police Sergeant or Officer of Higher Rank
 
Any “Certified Peace Officer” as defined in KRS 15.380 to 15.404 must provide a copy of the Peace Officer Professional Standards Certification issued by the KY Law Enforcement Council with application and meet the following REQUIREMENTS:   By the date of submission of the application be twenty-one (21) years of age per KRS 15.382; provide birth certificate copy with application; be a high school graduate or have earned a GED and provide copy of diploma with application (home schooling documentation must be approved by KLEC).  Possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle and provide copy of license with application; must acquire/possess/maintain a valid KY drivers’ license.  No prior felony or domestic violence convictions; not prohibited by federal or state law from possessing a firearm;  not have had certification as a peace officer revoked in KY or any other state; not have received a dishonorable discharge, bad conduct discharge, or general discharge under other than honorable conditions, if served in any branch of U.S. Armed Forces; be willing to become a resident of KY prior to administration of Oath of Office, if employed; be willing to undergo and successfully complete thorough physical agility testing, a suitability screener examination which will include an evaluation by a psychologist/psychiatrist, be fingerprinted and undergo and successfully complete thorough personal background investigation, and polygraph testing; provide a truthful statement certifying no use of illicit drugs for the past 12 months; as a pre-condition to employment and a condition to continued employment, execute a waiver to submit to random testing for illicit drugs; after a conditional offer of employment, be willing to undergo and successfully complete thorough medical examination; be willing to execute a repayment agreement for continued employment with the APD for a minimum of thirty-six (36) months; be willing to attend the DOCJT basic training academy in Richmond, KY and must acquire/maintain certification as a KY police officer. 
 
APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE COPY OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA/GED OR  VERIFICATION OF RECEIPT IN ADDITION TO COPY OF ANY COLLEGE; COPY OF STATE BIRTH CERTIFICATE; COPY OF DRIVERS LICENSE; AND COPY OF POPS CERTIFICATION WITH APPLICATION.  
 

Contact :

Apply:      Room 301, City Building, 1700 Greenup Avenue, P.O. Box 1839, Ashland, Kentucky, 41105-1839, (606) 327-2024, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., OR Application downloadable at www.ashlandky.gov.   NO FAXED OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.
 
Closing Date and Time for submission of completed applications with required documentation is: TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2019, at 4:00 p.m.  Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
 
City Building Closed Monday, May 27 for Holiday.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer

Deadline for Applying : May 28, 2019