Hiring Certified Police Officers through August 31, 2021

Certified Police Officer
Salary for officer with 2-5 years $64,367
Salary for officer with 5+ years $68,951
Plus Generous Benefits

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Certified Police Officer with the Connecticut State Capitol Police Department. Applicants must be CT Post Certified at the time of appointment and have two years of police experience to be considered. State Capitol Police Officers patrol a seventeen acre campus in Downtown Hartford that includes the State Capitol and Legislative Office Buildings, garages and supporting State offices. We work in partnership with the City of Hartford and State Police Departments. Applications will be accepted until July 30, 2021 to develop an eligibility list for certified officer openings. Applications are available to be filled out online at www.policeapp.com.

The State Capitol Police Department's testing process includes but is not limited to: Written Test ( must receive 70% to pass), Oral Board, Chief's Interview, Background Investigation,, Polygraph Examination, Psychological Examination, and Medical Examination with screening for illegal drugs. Additional information can be found on our department website at www.cga.ct.gov/cop.

State of CT employee benefits include:

  • Health and Dental insurance
  • Tier IV State Employee Retirement System
  • Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave time
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed age, sex, national origin, physical disability or sexual orientation. The Human Resource Department can provide reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation during the testing process please contact the HR department caroline.beitman@cga.ct.gov.

The State Capitol Police Department is an equal opportunity employer that seeks a diverse group of qualified individuals willing to embrace our mission.

The above positing is intended as a guideline and should not be taken as a complete description of the position and process.

Please contact Sergeant Timothy Boyle with any questions about the process.

Hiring Security Technicians through September 30, 2021

The State Capitol Police Department is seeking applications for part-time openings (20 hours a week or less) for the security technician positions. An eligibility list will be developed and utilized also as future positions become available. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, a U.S. citizen, and possess a high school diploma or GED. Applicants must have a minimum of three (3) years experience in sworn law enforcement, corrections or military service. The hours vary by shift. The selection process will consist of a resume review, oral interviews, and a thorough background investigation. Applicants must possess a valid M.V. operator's license. The pay ranges from $19.58 -$27.00, depending on experience. Additional information and applications are located on the State Capitol Police website at www.cga.ct.gov/cop/ Email applications to include a resume, a copy of diploma or GED, and a copy of operator's license to SCPDemployment@cga.ct.gov. Applications must be received no later than 4:00 PM on September 30, 2021. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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