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City of Rocky River, Ohio Police Officer - Civil Service Exam

Rocky River, Ohio
$62,391.80 to $81,562.27
Job Type
3 Jan 2022

The City of Rocky River Civil Service Commission, through Ohio Public Safety Exams for Police Officers, will hold a competitive exam for the position of Patrol Officer on Thursday January 27, 2021 at Rocky River Memorial Hall at 7:00 P.M.




Application:                Downloaded from

OR may be obtained from the Receptionist

                                    Rocky River City Hall

                                    21012 Hilliard Boulevard

                                    Rocky River, OH   44116


When:                       8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Monday thru Friday

                         From Tuesday November 30, 2021 through Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.


How:                           Application must be typed or printed legibly in ink and signed

                                    Returned in person or by mail by Tuesday January 25th at 4:30 p.m. to:

                                    Receptionist/H.R., Rocky River City Hall

                                    City of Rocky River

                                    21012 Hilliard Boulevard

                                    Rocky River, OH   44116


Required                     > Copy of Driver’s License

Attachments:               > Physical Agility Test certificate from Cuyahoga Community College or eligible accredited police academy                                        

    > Documentation for extra credit (see Extra Credits below)

                                    > Check or money order for $35 non-refundable processing fee payable to  the City of Rocky River, Ohio (cash is not acceptable)

                                    > Completed Police Division Entrance Exam Checklist


Maximum:                  The first 200 fully completed applications submitted by January 25th will be accepted. 




            Age:                At least 21, but less than 35 on date of appointment with the

                                    City of Rocky River


            Citizenship:     U.S. citizen, have legally declared intent to become U.S. citizen, or  permanent resident


            Education:       High School diploma or equivalent


            Licenses:         Must have valid Driver’s License      


            Physical Agility:         Physical Agility Test Certificate from Cuyahoga Community College completed no more than one year prior to January 25, 2022. 




            Where:                         Cuyahoga Community College, Western Campus


When:                          ~Sunday, Dec. 12th, 2021 (Must register by Wednesday December 8, 2021)  OR


      ~Sunday, Jan. 23rd, 2022 (Must register by Wednesday January 19, 2022


            Test Information and  To Register: Contact Cuyahoga Community College at (216) 987-3033


Based on the results of the Tri-C testing, the Civil Service Commission will establish an appropriate number of candidates, with a passing grade of 70% or better, to proceed in the selection process.  Those candidates will be asked to complete the City of Rocky River Civil Service Application for Employment and submit documents for extra credit as listed below



Credit                                                  %                     Documentation Required:

Veteran (honorable discharge)            5%                   Copy of DD214 with honorable discharge

College degree (4 yr/accredited) or    4%                   Copy of diploma or official transcript

College degree (2 yr/accredited)         2%                   Copy of diploma or official transcript

Paramedic Certification or                  2%                   Copy of current certificate

     EMT Certification                           1%                   Copy of current certificate

Ohio Peace Officer Certificate            3%                   Copy of current certificate


Appropriate documentation is required to receive the extra credit percent.  The extra credit percentages will be applied to the written test scores to establish the final adjusted score.


The 15 candidates with the highest adjusted scores will proceed through additional testing at the discretion of the Civil Service Commission and the Police Chief.  Additional testing may include interview, polygraph test, background investigation, psychological exam, and physical exam including drug screen.  Applicants must pass all examinations to be considered for appointment.


The City of Rocky River is an equal opportunity employer.



The discovery of any knowingly false statement will be regarded as good cause for excluding the applicant from the examination, or for removing his/her name from any eligibility list, and may result in referral of the incident to law enforcement authorities.

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