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Lateral Transfer Pool-Police Officer Position
City of Elyria | Elyria, Ohio
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Job Description

The City of Elyria, Civil Service Commission is accepting applications to establish a Lateral Transfer Pool List for the position of Police Officer.


Under supervision, promotes and maintains civil order; enforces laws and ordinances; conducts investigations; issues citations and makes arrests; patrols assigned areas to provide security; responds to alarm calls; prepares detailed reports concerning crimes and incidents; interviews victims and witnesses; interrogates suspects; maintains equipment in functional condition; provides court testimony; established and maintains positive working relationships with community. Performs additional assigned duties as required.


To apply applicants must be a US citizen; must be 21 years of age; must possess a valid State of Ohio drivers license; must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.; must be able to read and write the English language; must have a current State of Ohio OPOTA Peace Officer certificate and be either full or part time in a police officer position in any jurisdiction in the State of Ohio. Applicants must successfully pass an Elyria Police Department Background Investigation and be physically able to perform police officer training and job duties.


  • Able to read, understand and explain State of Ohio Statutes and City of Elyria ordinances
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population, in-person, via telephone and in writing
  • Ability to write accurate and complete reports and accurately record information-by hand and using a computer, file records and process paperwork
  • Ability to solve problems and make quick and appropriate decisions in stressful situations
  • Ability to maintain self-control and to take direction from supervisors
  • Maintain a positive attitude, have good moral character, be honest, responsible and trustworthy
  • Ability to perform physical activities necessary to protect oneself and other
  • Ability to drive a motor vehicle
  • Ability to work long hours for an extended period of time

Application deadline is April 13, 2018 at 4 PM. For more information, visit the website noted above or call.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

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