Friday, June 08, 2012

Trooper Jobs

>>>> If you are looking for a job, you might consider the Ohio Highway Patrol.
Chronicle Telegram:

The State Highway Patrol is trying to get more Ohio troopers ready, with staffing already down and retirements looming.
State officials say the force is down about 100 troopers, and 124 more are eligible to retire. One cadet academy is under way, and two more training sessions are planned. The patrol seeks 180 to 200 people for the next two training academies later this year.
The training takes nearly seven months. About one-fourth of the candidates usually drop out. The patrol offers starting salaries of $50,000 a year. Applicants must be Ohio residents and U.S. citizens ages 18-34 with good records....

Visit the Ohio State Highway Patrol recruitment page for qualifications and more information: 

Here are a few of the requirements for applicants for OSHP:

Must be:

United States citizen        Resident of Ohio (may be waived during application process)              
20 to 34 years of age           Valid drivers license         High school diploma or GED                                                                    

Processing Requirements

Complete a pre-physical evaluation, physical fitness assessment and entrance process.
Complete a 4-6 month application process including a pre-employment polygraph examination, a background investigation, a medical examination, a physical fitness evaluation and assessment, and a psychological assessment.
Complete nearly 7 months of intensive academy training......
Check it out at the recruitment website.

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