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P.O. BOX 503    Belpre, Ohio 45714

City of Belpre Police Officer–Probationary

(Please read all of the information below before submitting your application)

  Belpre Municipal Civil Service Commission will hold a COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION (with date to be determined) for the purpose of finding eligible candidates for the following job classification and for the following agency:

CITY OF BELPRE – Police Officer (probationary)–Rate of Pay: $17.69 hourly. Rate of pay following probationary period will increase to $20.71 hourly. Excellent working conditions and insurance package are advantages in this position.

Eligibility requirements for applicants are:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen
  2. Be between the ages of 21 and 34 (cannot turn 35 before being hired)
  3. Possess a valid Driver’s License
  4. Be a high school graduate or higher
  5. Possess NO criminal record/NO serious traffic offenses
  6. Be OPOTA (Ohio Police Officer Training Academy) certified (with documents provided to Civil Service Commission) or shall obtain certification by date of employment.

Upon completion and successfully passing the Civil Service Examination and placement on the eligibility list, he/she then must be able to, at the expense of City of Belpre:

  1. Pass an in-depth background investigation (criminal, financial)
  2. Pass a polygraph test
  3. Submit to a psychological test
  4. Pass medical/physical examination

Cost:  There is a $25 Fee for taking the examination.  This fee is required when the application is received.  Do not send cash.  Checks or Money Orders should be made payable to the City of Belpre Municipal Civil Service Commission.  If the Fee is not included with your application, it will not be considered.  You cannot pay your fee on the day of the examination. Application fee will NOT be refunded in the event of non-appearance for testing.

Candidates desiring to take the above-named examination must file an application (available on,) with all of the required documentation.  NO RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED.  Application must be completed and mailed to the Belpre Municipal Civil Service Commission, P.O. Box 503, Belpre, Ohio 45714 and must be received by Friday, July 7, 2017, 4:00 p.m.  (NOTE:  DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CITY OF BELPRE OR BELPRE POLICE DEPARTMENT.  ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE MAILED TO THE ABOVE P.O. BOX TO BE CONSIDERED!)


Veterans must include a copy of their DD-214 with the applications to be considered for Military Credit.  Credit for Military Service will be considered for all applications with a passing score.

No one will be allowed to enter testing  30 minutes prior to test time or ten minutes after  the time testing begins. No Cell Phones are allowed in the test area. Bring a valid driver’s license.

Failure to appear for any Civil Service Examination will result in the placement of your applications in our inactive file. No fee refunds will be issued following non-appearance for testing.

 Questions may be emailed to No questions will be answered by phone.