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Currently Hiring for Full-Time Police Officer


We currently have one Full-Time Police Officer position available, that we need to fill immediately. We anticipate another Full-Time position opening to be filled in late 2020. We are using the National Testing Network to build an eligibility list. Candidates must pass the test provided through the National Testing Network and submit the results to us. 


For the current opening, you must complete our application for employment as well as the Personal History Questionnaire (Background Packet).  Test results, the application and the Personal History Questionnaire must be received no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, August 7th, 2020.

The Plain City Police Department is accepting applications for the positions of Full-Time Police Officer! 


The Plain City Police Department has established a very positive relationship with our citizens and community partners, and we are looking for officers who have a sense of community and can adhere to our policies and procedures and follow our mission statement.


Requirements for the Plain City Police Officers:

  • Minimum 21 years of age

  • Completion of Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission approved Academy and all training programs by State Statue for appointment as a Peace Officer

  • Must have high school diploma or G.E.D.

  • Citizen of the United States

  • Must never have been convicted of a felony, or serious misdemeanor

  • Be of good character and possess good judgment, tact and initiative

  • No visible tattoos, hair groomed (quasi military), no beards or goatees

  • No piercings on males, females may have ears pierced

  • Have a valid Ohio Drivers License with no more than 4 current points and no OVI or OMVUAC convictions, and valid car insurance

  • Pass a background investigation

  • Pass an Oral Board/Panel review

  • Pass the Plain City Police Physical Agility Course 

  • Pass medical examination not more than 60 days prior to receiving such appointment, a physical examination given by a licensed physician showing that he/she meets the physical requirements to perform the duties of the position

    • Pass OP&FPF Medical Assessment for Full-Time​

  • Continued completion of, and maintaining of all certifications and training as required by the State of Ohio and Plain City Police Department

  • Purchase own uniform (upon appointment)

    • Part-Time Officers receive a $200 Annual Uniform Allowance

    • Full-Time Officers receive a $700 Annual Uniform Allowance

  • Other requirements, as well as Salary and Benefit information, will be provided​ during the process.


If you meet the requirements, and you are interested in becoming a Plain City Police Officer, please fill out an application/background and send it along with your résumé to:


Plain City Police Department

800 Village Boulevard

PO Box 167

Plain City, Ohio 43064

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