Minimum Qualifications: |
Possession of a bachelor's degree. Substitution (s): Experience in social work, community or urban development, or public relations may be substituted for four (4) years of the required college education on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license.
Any required college level coursework or degree must have been completed/earned at an accredited college or university whose accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
The examination process will consist of a Multiple-Choice test weighted 40% covering Written Comprehension, Logic and Reasoning, Mathematical Reasoning, and English Usage, Grammar & Punctuation; an In-Basket exam weighted 40% covering Prioritizing, Problem Sensing, Judgment, and Problem Resolution; and a Computer Skills exam weighted 20% covering Word, Outlook, and Excel.
The exam is expected to be administered in early to mid March, 2013. Approved applicants will be notified by mail/email of their scheduled test date and time.
Candidates must bring a valid driver's license, an examination admission letter, and, when required, an official college transcript or diploma to the test.
All applicants must complete all phases of the testing process in order to receive a final score. The names of all candidates who pass this examination will remain on the eligible list for two years, unless the eligible list is replaced prior to or extended beyond the two years. If a candidate's name is certified and the candidate is to be considered for employment, the hiring process will include one or more interviews, a criminal background check, and a pre-employment drug test. For any position within the Division of Police, the hiring process will also include the completion of an extensive personal history questionnaire and a polygraph examination.
The certification process will be: Ten Point Fixed Band
City of Columbus - 18 months ago