JOB OPPORTUNITIES

BELPRE MUNICIPAL CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION P.O. BOX 503

Police Officer

The Belpre Municipal Civil Service Commission will hold a COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION for the of filling an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer. This is to complete a POOL of eligible candidates for a potential full-time position with corresponding benefits. Testing will be scheduled through Washington County Adult Technical Training Center. Successful applicants will receive a call from the center to schedule date and time for testing.

Rate of Pay:
$23.12 hourly based on Nov. 1, 2023 Pay Scales- adjusted for years of service

Eligibility requirements for applicants are:

  • 1. Be a U.S. citizen
  • 2. Be between the ages of 21 and 50 (can't turn 50 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 certified prior to testing for position (with documents provided to Civil Service
  • Commission). No applicant will be tested without presentation of this documentation at
  • the time of application.
  • In addition to passing the Civil Service Examination, a successful applicant must be able to:
  • 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 (paid for by the City)

    Essential Functions of the Job
  • Drives patrol car or walks to patrol the city; pursues suspects on foot and observes and prevents violations of the law; investigates automobile accidents.
  • Physically restrains/subdues suspects as required.
  • Makes security checks on businesses and residential units.
  • Observes and apprehends violators of traffic laws and issues written citations and warnings.
  • Conduct or assists with investigations and /or responds to criminal and civil complaints (e.g. interviews witnesses, suspects, complainants, victims, etc..); watches for and makes investigations of wanted or missing persons and property.
  • Makes arrests as required by law; processes prisoners (e.g., fingerprinting, photographing, ect.).
  • Makes required reports and takes affidavits; maintains logs and ledgers.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data received at the crime scene, collects and preserves evidence of crime scene (e.g., photographs, fingerprints, reconstructs crime, ect.).
  • Assists mentally ill or suicidal subjects in seeking treatment, etc..
  • Operates law enforcement equipment and instruments (e.g., patrol car computer, radio, firearms, speed measuring devices, breath testing equipment, related police tools, etc..); properly utilizes and maintains equipment.
  • Interviews and counsels parties in domestic disputes; interviews persons with complaints and inquiries.
  • Testifies in court through speech and demonstration.
  • Receives, assists and transmits emergency calls by radio or telephone.
  • Renders first aid and CPR at scenes of medical emergencies.
  • Maintains required licenses and certificates.
  • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance

    Costs:
    There is a $25 Non-refundable 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.

    Applications:
    Candidates desiring to be considered for the above position must file an application with all required documentation. (NO RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED.)

    Application must be completed and mailed to the Civil Service Commission, P.O. Box 503, Belpre, Ohio 45714 and must be received by April 19, 2024, 4:00 p.m. Do not submit your application to the City of Belpre. All applications must be mailed to the above P.O. Box to be considered for the position.

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

    Please arrive at Washington County Career Center on time for your testing appointment. 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 application in our inactive file. No refunds of application fees will be made in event of failure to appear for testing.

    Direct all questions regarding testing by email to belprecivilservice@gmail.com.

    Do not call City of Belpre or any Commissioner

Laborer II Street/Water

(Please read the information below before submitting your application)

The Belpre Municipal Civil Service Commission will hold a COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION for the purpose of filling an eligibility list for the position of Laborer 2---Street/Water. This is to complete a POOL of eligible candidates for a potential full-time position with corresponding benefits. Testing will be scheduled through Washington County Adult Technical Training Center. Successful applicants will receive a call from the center to schedule date and time for testing.

$18.92 hourly salary based on 2024 Pay Schedule increasing to $19.87 on the 2025 Pay Schedule.

Requirements:
Applicant must hold a valid driver license; be a high school graduate or higher; have the ability to operate the following equipment backhoe, tractors, grader, roller, jackhammer, air compressor, dozer, trac-hoe, ditcher, sewer line camera, jetter, saws, drills, pumps, hand tools, mowers, sweeper, welder, light and heavy duty trucks, snow plow, salt spreader. (These items are just examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive. Those hired will be trained on the equipment listed above. You must have a passing score to be considered for the position. Hirees might encounter inherently hazardous or physically demanding working conditions. In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor, physical demands strength ratings, this is considered heavy work.

You must have a passing score to be considered for the position.

Costs:
There is a $25 Non-refundable 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.

Applications: Candidates desiring to be considered for the above position must file an application with all required documentation (NO RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED) . Applications can be obtained rom the Belpre City Website (www.cityofbelpre.com). Application must be completed and mailed to the Civil Service Commission, P.O. Box 503, Belpre, Ohio 45714 and must be received by July 5, 2024 4:00 p.m. Do not submit your application to the City of Belpre. All applications must be mailed to the above P.O. Box to be considered for the position.

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

Testing:
Please arrive at Washington County Career Center on time for your testing appointment. 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 application in our inactive file. No refunds of application fees will be made in event of failure to appear for testing.

Direct all questions regarding testing by email to belprecivilservice@gmail.com. Do not call City of Belpre or any Commissioner.

WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR 1

(You need to read all of the information below before submitting your application)

Belpre Municipal Civil Service Commission is now accepting applications for the purpose of filling eligibility lists for the position of Wastewater Plant Operator 1. This is to fill at least one open position. Testing will be conducted at Washington County Career Center, Marietta, Ohio, at the offices of Adult Technical Training. Testing will be conducted by appointment only following successfully completing the application process. Successful applicants will be notified by letter with details of securing a testing appointment.

Requirements:
Employee must hold a valid Ohio EPA Class 1 or higher Wastewater Operator license. Applicants without a valid Ohio EPA Operator License will be accepted, but shall be required to obtain a valid Ohio EPA Class 1 license within 18 months of hiring date or face job termination according to AFSCME Contract, Article 27.1. Applicant must hold a valid driver license. Applicants should return completed application, fee, and a copy of the valid Ohio EPA Class 1 or higher Wastewater Operator
License (if held).

Pay is $22.42 hourly based on current pay schedule for a licensed Operator 1. If you do not have the license but willing to obtain in 18 months the pay is $20.65 until license is obtained.

Costs:
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.

Applications:
Candidates desiring to be considered for the above position must file an application with all of the required documentation. (NO RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED.) Applications can be obtained from the City of Belpre Website (www.cityofbelpre.com). Application must be completed and mailed to the Civil Service Commission, P.O. Box 503, Belpre, Ohio 45714 and must be received by Friday, July 5, 2024 4:00 p.m. Do not submit your application to the City of Belpre. All applications must be mailed to the above P.O. Box to be considered for the position.

You must have a passing grade on the examination to be considered for the position.

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

Testing:
No one will be allowed to enter for testing prior to 30 minutes of when test time begins. No one shall be admitted 10 minutes after test time begins. No cell phones are allowed in the test area. Bring a driver’s license as identification. Failure to appear for any Civil Service Examination will result in the placement of your application in an inactive file. No refunds of application fees will be made in event of failure to appear for testing.

Direct all questions regarding testing to belprecivilservice@gmail.com. Do not call City of Belpre.