Employment Opportunities


Selection Process
1. Initial Oral Interview
2. Background Investigation
3. Polygraph
4. Pre-Employment physical and Drug Screen
5. Final Interview

Minimum Qualifications
• Must have a current police officer certification by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission
• Must be a US Citizen & at least 21 years old
• Must have a High School diploma or GED
• Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license with a good driving record
• Must possess the physical ability to perform the tasks associated with being a police officer
• Have no previous domestic violence or felony convictions

Nature of Work

Police Officers are responsible for protection of life and property, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and general enforcement of laws and ordinances.  Work is performed in accordance with department rules and regulations, and normally consists of duties and routine patrol and both initial & follow-up investigations.  Work involves an element of personal danger.  Employees must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise independent discretion in meeting emergencies; However, advice and consultation from a superior officer is usually available. 

Application Process

The application process begins with submitting a pre-application and resume.  Pre-Applications can be found at the link above or picked up at the Municipal building located at 118 N. Main Street, Union, OH 45322.  Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be contacted for an initial interview.  Questions or inquires may be addressed to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)