Hiring Full Time Police Officer

Posted on October 02, 2020

The City of Fort Wright is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated, 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 21 years of age; a U.S. citizen, free from felony conviction; have a valid KY driver’s license or be capable of attaining one; and have a HS diploma or equivalent at the time of appointment. Applicants must satisfactorily pass all pre-employment requirements in accordance with KRS 15.382, the Peace Officers Professional Standards Act (POPS)

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 upon receipt of POPS Certification. 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
  • 10 Hour Shift with set off days
  • Low 1.15% Payroll Tax Rate
  • Social Security Tax Exempt
  • KY CERS Hazardous Duty Retirement

Lateral Transfer and Retired Officers eligible for re-employment in accordance with KRS 95.022 are encouraged and eligible to apply.  

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, October 16, 2020.

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Equal Opportunity Employer