CITY OF FORT MITCHELL, KENTUCKY
OPEN JOB POSITION: LATERAL POLICE OFFICER (12-19-18)
The Fort Mitchell Kentucky Police Department is accepting applications from experienced, Kentucky Law Enforcement Council Certified Police Officers. Retired officers eligible for re-hire are encouraged to apply along with other experienced officers. The City of Fort Mitchell, with a population of 8,200 is centrally located in Kenton County, KY. The City is comprised of a mix of established suburban residential areas and small commercial districts as well. I-75 and US 25/Dixie Highway cross the city driving significant amounts of traffic to and through the city each day.
The Fort Mitchell Police Department is a 15 officer police department providing 24/7/365 police coverage to the city. Dispatched call volume in the city is moderate, affording officers the opportunity for pro-active police work and community involvement. Opportunities for specialization include a bike patrol, full-time detective position, school resource officer position, and K9 officer. Additionally, the police department works to empower individual officers to follow their interests in taking on responsibilities beyond routine patrol.
Current Kentucky Police Certification and a minimum of two years of police officer or deputy sheriff experience is required for applicants. Competitive lateral pay ($20-$28 per hour) and benefits commensurate with experience. Benefits include take-home fleet, on-site gym, phone stipend, holiday pay, and competitive vacation and sick leave policies. Applicants must be a high school graduate, at least 21 years of age, free of felony conviction, and possess a valid driver’s license. Bachelors or Associate degree preferred but not required. Applications are available at the Fort Mitchell City Building, 2355 Dixie Highway, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky 41017 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or may be downloaded at www.fortmitchell.com. Applications for Employment along with a resume and cover letter must be returned by Friday, January 11, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. EOE - Applicant’s assistance under the ADA Act contact 859.331.1212.