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*Patrol Officer Applications available at the Ontario Municipal Building*


The City of Ontario will conduct a Civil Service examination for the position of entry level police officer on Saturday July 18th, 2015 at the Ontario High School, 467 Shelby-Ontario Rd., Ontario, Ohio. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and the exam will begin at 9:00 a.m. Candidates must be U.S. citizens and present a valid driver’s license at the time of the examination.

 (View the Ontario Police Brochure: Click Here for Brochure 1, Click here for Brochure 2)


Candidates will be subject to psychological, polygraph, drug and alcohol screening along with a comprehensive background check. Must be at least 21 but not more than 34 years of age, and must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalence. Passing candidates who qualify in the top ten will be required to complete a physical strength and agility test. Starting pay is $18.94 and $25.44 at five years with excellent benefits. The City of Ontario is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on any basis prohibited by law including military status. However, if you are applying for a civil service examination and elect to claim military service credit either as an honorably discharged veteran or as a member of the National Guard or a Reserve component as provided in R.C. 124.23, then please attach a copy of your honorable discharge from active duty, DD214 or other proof of eligibility for this credit. Applicants claiming credit for Ohio Peace Officer training must submit proper certification. Applications will be available at the Ontario Municipal Building, 555 Stumbo Road, beginning June 8, 2015, at the Police window or online by clicking HERE. The deadline to accept applications is Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. A $20 CASH ONLY non-refundable fee must accompany your application. Those with questions may call the Division of Police at 419-529-2115 and ask to speak with a recruiter.



Click Here for an Application



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