Anyone interested in becoming a police officer or civilian dispatcher for the Village of New Boston can pick up employment applications at the Mayor’s Office or the Chief of Police Office, or download and print one from the link on this web page and then mail it or bring it into the Police Department. All applications will be kept on file for six months and if a opening becomes available within that time frame your application will be considered, if not disqualified.
Qualifications for Police Officer Are
1.) Must be 21 years of age.
2.) Must have a high diploma or GED from a accredited school, college preferred
3.) Must have a valid driver’s license.
4.) Must be a resident of Scioto County, Ohio within one year of appointment; this can be waived by the Mayor and Chief of Police (Surrounding Counties Only) if fully qualified with updated OPOTA certificate.
5.) MUST HAVE a valid current Ohio Peace Officer Certificate, will consider a 40-80 update status training requirement from OPOTA.
6.) Must pass a background check, criminal and traffic and good work history
7.) Must satisfactory complete a one year probationary period
8.) Must be able to pass a medical exam and psychological exam.
Some but not limited to; Disqualifications for being hire as a Police Officer
1.) Any Felony Convictions
2.) Domestic Violation or Violation of Protection Orders Convictions.
3.) Misdemeanor Convictions for Stalking or Violence, i.e. Assaults, etc.
4.) Misdemeanor Drug Convictions
5.) Drunk Driving Convictions within the last five years.
6.) Poor driving record that includes a lot of tickets, such as; suspensions, reckless operations, speeds, etc, within last five years.
Qualification for Civilian Dispatchers Are
1.) Must be 18 years of age or older.
2.) Must have a high school diploma or GED.
3.) Must be a resident of Scioto County, Ohio.
4.) Must pass a background check, criminal, good work history.
5.) Must satisfactory complete a one year training period.
6.) Must be familiar with operation of computers and computers programs.