Job Position: Police Officer

The City of Fort Payne currently has openings for two full time police officers.

Experienced Certified APOST officers preferred but will accept non-experience applicants also.

Minimum Qualifications:
Certified APOST applicant must prove valid certification
Must be 21 years of age
High school diploma or GED
Possession of a valid driver’s licenses
Ability to pass a driving and background check.
Candidates must meet the minimum requirements for APOST Academy certification
(health exam, physical agility test, psychological/mental evaluation)
Must pass a drug and alcohol test

Benefit package includes:
Competitive base salary for experienced POST certified candidates
additional increases for AA, BS, MS degree
Medical and Dental Insurance, BC/BS
(no cost for single coverage, marginal cost for family coverage, waiting period applies)
15,000.00 Life Insurance (no cost to employee)
Tier II Retirement with Tier I Benefits.
Paid Time Off
Sick Leave
Holiday Pay
Pay increase after completion of probationary period
Shift differential pay
Take home vehicle (after probation completed)
Bi-annual uniform allowance
City recreation center membership options
Access to employee benefits cafeteria plan
Provided all Initial equipment and training at no cost to the employee (excluding firearms)

Applications can be submitted by clicking here or by mail:

Fort Payne Police Department, Administration Office
200 Gault Ave. S.W.
Fort Payne, Al 35967

Fort Payne City Hall
100 Alabama Ave. N.W.
Fort Payne, Al 35967

The City of Fort Payne is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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