Part Time Position

The Perry Township Police Department is accepting applications for a Part-time Police Officer. 

Applicants must have the following:

  • A valid driver’s license

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Ohio Basic Law Enforcement Training certification

Successful applicants must satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and psychological testing. Starting salary is dependent upon experience. (see below)

Duties include but are not limited to: enforcement of all criminal and traffic laws of the State of Ohio, investigation of suspicious or unusual incidents occurring during his/her tour of duty and conducts preliminary investigations of all actual crimes which he/she discovers or is assigned to investigate; and makes arrests for felony or misdemeanor offenses in accordance with State Statutes.

  • Have an interest in serving the community of Perry Township

  • Build community partnerships through daily personal encounters

  • Utilize good communication techniques to persuade de-escalation and positive outcomes

  • Detect and prevent crime through pro-active patrol and engagement

  • Maintain trust and public order

  • Enforce the laws and ordinances of the city and all other pertinent laws with dignity and respect

  • Patrol assigned areas during a specific period both in a vehicle and on foot

  • Investigate suspicious activity and make arrests when appropriate

  • Maintain records, prepare reports and perform related clerical duties

  • Provide general information to the public concerning police action and enforcement

  • Conduct crowd control during public gatherings

  • Maintain a personal high standard of physical fitness and nutrition with the ability to respond appropriately to stressful and/or challenging situations

Requirements: Minimum education is that of a high school diploma/GED with Ohio Basic Law Enforcement Training certificate. Preference given to candidates with the following: Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or Sworn Law Enforcement or Active Duty Military experience. Must be 21 and possess a valid driver’s license at the time of hire. Willingness to work days, nights, weekends and holidays.

Please submit applications and resumes to: