Hiring Full Time Police Officer - Lateral Transfer

Posted on August 07, 2020

The City of Fort Wright is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated, and experienced individual for the position of full-time Police Officer. This position will be responsible for the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances and will report directly to the Chief of Police and/or his designee.

The successful candidate must be a certified Kentucky Peace Officer in accordance with KRS 15.382, the Peace Officers Professional Standards Act (POPS), or if a Peace Officer in a different state capable of obtaining POPS Certification in Kentucky without attending DOCJT Basic Training.

Salary Range (DOQ) is $48,498.59 to $65,225.21, plus occasional over-time, special details, and a $4,000 state hazardous duty incentive. Excellent benefit package provided, which currently includes the following:

  • Employer provided Medical w HSA, Dental, and Vision Package or Health Insurance Waiver Incentive
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Uniforms, Body Armor & All Other Equipment Provided.
  • On-site Fitness Facility
  • Longevity Pay
  • Take Home Fleet Vehicle
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  •  Vacation leave benefits commensurate with total police experience
  • 10 Hour Shift with set off days
  • Low 1.15% Payroll Tax Rate
  • Social Security Tax Exempt
  • KY CERS Hazardous Duty Retirement

Retired Officers eligible for re-employment in accordance with KRS 95.022 are encouraged and eligible to apply. Total annual compensation, without overtime, for individuals who qualify for this classification is approximately $74,000.00

Applications should be submitted along with your resume to COFW Police Dept, Attn: Chief Butler, 409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, KY 41011 or via email to [email protected]. Application deadline is no later than 5:00 PM, Friday, August 28, 2020.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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