City of Port Clinton , OH
Employment Opportunities

Notice of Civil Service Examination

Police Officer for the City of Port Clinton


The selection process consists of a written examination, and oral interview and a physical fitness test.  The written examination will be held on Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. at the Port Clinton Senior Center, 320 East 3rd Street, Port Clinton, Ohio.  Applicants must show an Ohio driver’s license to gain admittance to the examination.


Police Officer: The Port Clinton Civil Service Commission is announcing open competitive examinations for the position of Police Officer in the service of the City of Port Clinton.


Applications:  must be picked up at Port Clinton City Hall, 1868 E. Perry Street, Port Clinton, Ohio (in person, no applications will be mailed) between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.  Applications will be available August 27th, 2018 through September 21st, 2018. Applications for entrance to this examination must be returned in person no later than 4:00 P.M. on September 21st, 2018 along with a non-refundable application fee of $35.00, payable by cash or money order only.


Salary:  The base salary range for 2018 for police officer is $38,937.60 - $56,804.80, annually and/or $44,116.80 - $56,804.80 for those experienced applicants fitting the criteria of new employees with five (5) years’ patrol experience with another law enforcement agency, who are certified through the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy and have had no break in service shall start at Step Two (2) of the classification they are employed in.  After completion of two (2) years’ employment, they shall advance to Step Three (3).  Patrol officers will advance to Step 4 after completion of three (3) years of employment.