Recruitment


Police Civil Service

 
OFFICER- City of Weirton, West Virginia

The City of Weirton Police Civil Service Commission will be conducting a Probationary Patrol Officer Exam.

Applications for the position of Probationary Police Patrolman will begin on Monday, April 15, 2019, and must be submitted with a Doctor’s Physical Examination by no later than Friday, May 17, 2019, at 4:00 p.m.

The Physical Agility Exam portion of the testing will be given on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Registration begins promptly at 8:30 a.m., and the Physical Agility Exam at 9:00 a.m.

The Written Exam portion of the testing will be given on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Registration begins promptly at 8:30 AM at The Millsop Community Center.

Minimum starting salary is $18.18 per hour (non-certified), and $19.42 per hour (certified), including health, and other supplemental benefits which are available in detail at the City Clerk’s Office. The Police Civil Service Commission will award preference points to veterans and/or candidates with prior police experience. Certified documentation will need to be provided in accordance with WV State Code.

Candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 35, and are not required to live within City limits.

West Virginia Certified Law Enforcement Officers: Applicants who are already West Virginia Certified Law Enforcement Officers in Good Standing with a Current Certification (documentation required):

a) Will not be required to take any testing involving bodily condition, muscular strength, agility and physical fitness.

b) Will be placed on a one-year probationary period, but will not be subject to the 10% less pay requirement during their probationary period.

c) Will be given three personal days.

d) Applicants who sign a 2-year contract will receive a $5000 sign-on bonus that will be paid over the course of the 2-year contract period.


Candidates must apply at the City Clerk’s office starting Monday April 15, 2019, at the Weirton Municipal Building, 200 Municipal Plaza, Weirton, WV 26062, between the hours of 8AM-4PM, Monday through Friday. Phone (304) 797-8500, Ext. 1045, or visit The City of Weirton Website to print off an application. Once application is completed and Physical Examination is obtained by the Doctor applicant must bring it to the City Clerk’s Office by deadline of Friday, May 17, 2019.

City of Weirton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.