The Seymour Police Department is seeking professional individuals who will support, protect, defend and obey the Constitutions and Laws of the United States of America, the State of Indiana, and the Regulations of the Seymour Police Department. The City of Seymour is located along I65 between Indianapolis and Louisville and is considered the "Crossroads of America" as the two major railroads intersect in downtown Seymour. Seymour Indiana has an approximate population of 20,000. However, the City of Seymour has several large industrial parks, who employ many, that commute daily to the Seymour area. Applicants must be able to pass a physical agility test and written exam prior to being considered eligible for employment. The physical agility test will be conducted at 8:00AM on the morning of January 11, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran High School. The written exam will be conducted after the physical agility test on January 11, 2020. Additional information will be given to applications who receive a passing grade after the physical agility test. There will be no make-up day available. The Seymour Police Department is an equal opportunity employer looking for highly qualified individuals willing to protect and serve their community. Applications can be obtained from the Seymour Police Department or online.
- Starting salary of $52,043 (with 1% per year longevity)
- Top salary of $63,951 (with 20-year longevity)
- $2,000 annual uniform allowance
- $1,000 health incentive if you pass annual physical agility test
- $3,000 annual night shift incentive
- Retirement pension through 1977 Police and Fire
- Vacation, Holidays, and Personal time
- Bereavement Leave
- Take home patrol car
- Short term and long term disability
- Health, Dental, Vision insurance
A. High School graduate or equivalent – G.E.D.
B. Must graduate from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.
C. Ability to make critical decisions under adverse or emergency conditions.
D. Ability to obtain an Indiana Drivers License and develop an above average
E. Ability to physically defend oneself.
F. Ability to administer first aid.
G. Require detailed knowledge of Department Goals and Procedures.
H. May require the ability to analyze complex problems and design recommended
sets of acceptable alternative solutions.
I. Ability to perform chemical tests and operate specialized and or technical
equipment such as radar, photographic equipment, audio/video recording
J. Knowledge of substantive criminal law, criminal procedural law and criminal rules
of evidence and traffic laws.
K. Broad knowledge of methods and procedures of conducting criminal
L. Ability to qualify in the use of various types of firearms and other types of
weapons that may be used in the performance of duty.
M. Work varies day-to-day involving many unique situations.
N. Ability to use police communications equipment in a professional and appropriate
Location/Region: Seymour, IN (47274)