*We are currently operating in a virtual environment and applicants will be tested in the order his/her application was received to take the written test once we return to normal operations.
There is NO application fee. You must be 21 years old or older and have a High School Diploma or General Education Development Certificate (GED) to apply for this position. Please click on the link below to view and print the job description, list of qualifications and all related application materials. To apply for the position of Police Officer, complete the required documents and mail to: Robin Hester, Town of West Hartford, Department of Human Resources, 50 South Main Street, Room 221, West Hartford, Connecticut 06107. Instructions concerning CHIP Physical Ability Certification are included in the application package. A copy of your CHIP score must be submitted with your application. Contact CHIP Administrators to obtain information and a print out of your score. Please note that our application document, which is available via the hyperlink below, is specific to the position of Police Officer. Applications will not be accepted without full completion and inclusion of all required documentation. Do NOT send any relative application information under separate cover. Do NOT submit stapled and/or duplex printed applications. Applications should be printed one side only. Incomplete application packages and/or applications that are not compliant with these specific instructions will automatically be disqualified. All required documentation must be included with your application at the time of submission. DO NOT include our instructions/requirement pages with your application.
Please mail your non-stapled application to the address noted above; do not fax or email documents unless instructed to do so. This is an open competitive and continuous recruitment. There is no deadline date. Please write LEGIBLY. Candidates who meet all requirements will be contacted via email to come in and take an online entry-level examination. To assure that you receive our e-vite to come in for testing, check your Spam and Junk mail/folders/filters, as well as your general email, soon after submitting your application. To access qualification information and download the application, please click this link: Police Officer Application