The City of Owensboro is taking applications for the following position: POLICE OFFICER MANDATORY EXAM SESSIONS: September 9, 2018 Physical Ability 8:00 am Notices with test sites and further information will be mailed to applicants. Dress for both indoor and outdoor physical activity MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS September 9, 2018 Written Exam 1:00 pm . Be a US Citizen . Valid driver's license .Must be minimum age 21 by September 9, 2018 High school diploma or GED .An Associate's degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited college or university in law enforcement, social sciences communications, management, or other field which is job-related OR .Two (2) years active duty military OR .Three (3) years law enforcement experience in a full-time capacity OR .An equivalent combination of job-related accredited college/university hours and prior law enforcement experience in a full-time capacity OR .Two (2) years full time experience employed in Central Dispatch at the Owensboro Police Department Shall not be convicted felon nor be guilty of a Class A OR 3 or more Class B misdemeanors Shall not have used illegal drugs within 12 months of anticipated hire date EXCELLENT PAY AND BENEFITS: Current Base hourly rate is $18.0880/hour. If you work 2,080 hours per year, this amounts to approximately $37,623. Provided benefits include, but are not limited to; health insurance, group life insurance and wellness program. Paid time off including vacation, sick time, bereavement, military leave and holidays (for eligible employees). CERS Hazardous Duty Retirement through the Kentucky Retirement System. After completion of required training, police officers are eligible for $4000 a year in state incentive pay; subject to change TO APPLY: Visit www on the position you are interested in and follow instructions. f you have any questions or want to confirm receipt of your application, please contact Jo Hall at 270-687-8861 before August 24, 2018. ce or www.owensboro org and click on Employment Opportunities, then click For further details, visit www.owensboro.ora/police Click on Employment Opportunities, then click on Becoming a Police Officer DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THIS TEST SESSION AUGUST 24, 2018 Hometow Heroes The City of Owensboro is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer- EEO/AA - M/F/VD ADA accommodations may be requested by calling 270-687-8542.