Police Officer (I & II) with City of Rapid City, SD

Police Officer I, II

Salary: $21.82 – $24.69 Hourly
Location: 300 Sixth Street Rapid City, SD
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Police
Job Number: 201700071
Closing: 5/4/2018 1:00 PM Mountain
DescriptionThe Rapid City Police Department (Rapid City, South Dakota), a CALEA accredited agency is now accepting applications for an upcoming testing in May 2018.  To be eligible for the testing process, applicants must possess one of the following:
1) Associate’s degree or a minimum of 64 hours of college credit from an accredited institution;or
2) Four years of certified law enforcement experience; or
3) Four years of active full-time military experience; or
4) An equivalent combination of education and experience.

In addition, candidates must be at least 21 years of age, be a US Citizen, possess a valid driver’s license, and have not been convicted of a felony crime or serious misdemeanor offense.

The Rapid City Police Department is also seeking certified, experienced officers to join our team.  If you hold current law enforcement certification (from South Dakota or another state) with prior law enforcement experience, we’d like to talk with you!  We offer certified/experienced candidates a special hiring process, so there is no waiting for a group testing.  We have the potential to start your employment soon!

Union: Sworn Fraternal Order of Police Union.

Position Details: For a detailed job description, click here.

Additional Information: Applications must be received by the Human Resources Division by closing date and time stated above.
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE:  Effective January 1, 1994, a pre-employment drug screen is required prior to employment in any posted City position.  A confirmed positive drug screen or evidence of applicant tampering with the sample will be basis for denial of employment for a period of six months from the date of testing.  If you have concerns regarding this policy, please contact the City Human Resources Division.

Applications and information may be obtained from the City website at www.rcgov.org.