City of Upper Arlington, Ohio

Human Resources - Police Division

Basic Job Duties
Patrols assigned areas to enforce law and order, and carry out special assignments to protect life and property.

Applicants must be high school graduates and able to pass a Civil Service written examination, background investigation, physical and drug screen.

Age Restriction
Applicants must have reached their 21st birthday by day of appointment (may take exam if 19 or over).

Salary Range
Starting at $54,044, maximum $85,225 after three years.

Written Competitive Examination

The 2016 testing period for this position is September 1, 2016 through October 31, 2016. If you would like to be notified when future testing cycles open, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Click on this link to access the “Job Interest Card
  2. Check the box for “Public Safety” and any other job category you may be interested in pursuing
  3. Enter your contact information. 

Once this is completed, you will receive email notification when a job in Public Safety is posted. 

To register for the written examination, please go to the National Testing Network (NTN) website at You must complete the application/PHQ on the NTN website by October 31, 2016.  Once the testing period closes, the City will contact the top candidates to complete an application to be considered further.

Please direct all questions regarding testing or testing dates to Customer Support at NTN at 1-866-563-3882. Please do not call the Department or the City directly. If you have any other questions regarding the hiring process, please email

Please note: Applications are only accepted during the registration period.

The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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