CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER
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
Starting at: Approximately $49,991.00/ year
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 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 and maintain certification as a KY police officer. Must comply with other standards and requirements as set forth in City of Ashland Ordinance 172, 2018.
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.
Apply: A hard copy of the application may be obtained by contacting Human Resources at 606 385-3312. Visit www.ashlandky.gov to apply online. Find us on www.facebook.com/ashlandpolice/. NO FAXED OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.
Closing Date and Time for submission of completed applications with required documentation is:
THURSDAY, SEPT 23, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer