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We are hiring postcardThe Shaker Heights Police Department is accepting applications for Lateral Entry Police Officer. Shaker Heights offers competitive benefits, top-notch training, and plenty of opportunity for advancement. There is no test and no fee to apply. We're also offering a $4,000 signing bonus. 

How to Apply

Complete and submit the online application (below). Note that you will be required to upload copies (i.e. pdf or jpg) of your driver’s license and OPOTA Certification (or other out of state certifications) as part of the application.  

IMPORTANT: Please be sure to review minimum qualifications and disqualifiers before starting your application. Applicants that meet minimum requirements will be evaluated on a first-come, first-served basis. You will then be ranked on a Lateral Hiring Eligibility List. You can remain on the eligibility list for a period of one year, at which time you may reapply if you have not been hired. 

Questions about the application process? Please call the Secretary of the Civil Service Commission at 216-491-1488. 

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