Patrol Officer – Greenville, OH

Patrol Officer

Greenville Police Dept

Greenville, OH


Patrol Officer

Greenville Police Dept – Greenville, Ohio

Feb 3, 2023

Application Deadline:
Apr 12, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$27.42 hourly
Lateral Transfer:
$Not accepting laterals at this time. annual
Top Pay:
$33.37 hourly

Job Description

The employee works under the direction of the Chief of Police of the Greenville Police Department to patrol assigned areas, protect lives and property, enforce laws and prevent crime, respond to a variety of complaints and emergency calls, enforce traffic laws, apprehend criminal violators, prepare and maintain reports as well as other records and documents, and perform other numerous and varied law enforcement, public safety and public service duties.

The Greenville Police Department Specialized Assignment descriptions:

-K9 Officer

-School Resource Officer


-Death Investigator

-Field Training Officer

-Evidence Technician

-Physical Fitness Instructor

-Traffic Crash Reconstructionist

Additional Information

Notice is hereby given that the Civil Service Commission of the City of Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, will hold a written examination for the position of Patrol Officer for the Police Department of the City of Greenville, Ohio, at 8:00 AM on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at the Greenville High School, 100 Greenwave Way, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Applicants must have attained the age of 21 on or before the date of the written examination. Ohio Peace Officer Certification is NOT required. The Greenville Police Department will send you to the academy upon employment.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and have a high school diploma or GED as of April 23, 2023. Applicants must be citizens of the United States of America or have legally declared their intentions of becoming United States citizens. Salary ranges from $49,233.60 to $69,409.60 annually, plus benefits.

Other benefits and bonuses:

-Longevity Pay

-Annual holiday pay up to $400 for each holiday worked

-Annual college degree pay up to $500 per year

-College tuition up to $3,000 per year

-Physical fitness pay up to $400 per year

-Clothing allowance of $900 per year

-200 rounds of yearly ammunition provided

-All uniforms and equipment provided

-2 to 5 weeks paid vacation per year

-Up to 5 personal days per year

-Earn up to 96 hours of compensatory time

-120 hours of paid sick leave per year

-5 days of paid funeral leave in the event of a passing loved one

Any interested person can obtain an application online at or from the Office of the Mayor, City of Greenville Municipal Building, 100 Public Square, Greenville, Ohio 45331, from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Thursday and from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Fridays. The application must be completed and returned to the Office of the Mayor no later than 4:00 PM on April 12, 2023, to be eligible to take the examination.

Job Requirements

Age: 21

Education: High School diploma or GED as of April 23, 2023.

Experience: No experience required.

A photo ID issued by a government agency must be presented to gain admission to the examination. A minimum score of 70% is required to pass the written examination and receive any credits. The candidate(s) considered for appointment shall be further required to submit to and pass a medical examination; psychological examination; a background check; a drug screening application; a polygraph examination; and a physical fitness test prior to employment.

Contact Information

Benjamin Boyer

[email protected]

Greenville Police Dept

122 W Main St

Greenville, Ohio 45331

phone: 937-548-1103 ext 1371


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