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METROPOLITAN POLICE RECRUIT

at City and County of Honolulu

Pay: up to $64368.00/year
Salary : $5,364.00/Month
Posted: 9/28/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2494003

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Job Title:METROPOLITAN POLICE RECRUIT
Opening Date/Time: Mon. 07/01/19 12:00 AM Hawaii Time
Salary:$5,364.00/Month
Job Type:Full-Time Permanent
Location:Oahu, Hawaii
Department:HPD - Career Center
 
Receives intensive classroom and field training in principles, practices, procedures and techniques of police work which prepares the recruit to perform the duties of a police officer including the detection, apprehension and arrest of suspects and use of firearms. Recruits are also required to pass a rigorous fitness testing program. Must be able to work irregular hours, holidays, shift and weekend work. Exposure to hazardous and obnoxious conditions.

After 12 months of satisfactory service as a Metropolitan Police Recruit, recruits are eligible to become a Metropolitan Police Officer, $5,575 per month (PO-07, Step A), plus $658.67 per month, Standard of Conduct Differential.
 Additional Job Information:
All notifications will be sent via email. Applicants are responsible for monitoring instructions and correspondence by checking email accounts in a timely manner. To ensure proper delivery, please use a valid email account, verify a correct email address is entered into the GovernmentJobs account that is used to apply, and check spam folders on a regular basis. Paper applications are not accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, contact the Honolulu Police Department's Career Center at 808-723-7788. Please DO NOT contact the City & County of Honolulu's Department of Human Resources.
 Minimum Qualification Requirements:
At the time of application, applicants must meet the following:
  • 20 years of age (21 years of age by graduation from the Police Academy)
  • High School Diploma or General Educational Diploma (GED)
  • Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver's license (type 3/automobile)
  • US Citizen, US National, or Legal Permanent Resident (green card holder)
  • Must be able to meet Federal and State eligibility requirements to possess firearms (no felony convictions; no misdemeanor convictions for domestic violence, other violent crimes, or illegal drug sales).

In addition to meeting these minimum qualifications, we highly recommend applicants review HPD's Selection Standards to determine the likelihood in successfully passing the background investigation. To review HPD's Selection Standards, click here.
 Examination Process:
**APPLICANTS NEED TO BE PREPARED TO BEGIN PROCESSING WITHIN 1 MONTH OF SUBMITTING THEIR APPLICATION. THE ENTIRE PROCESS CAN TAKE AS LITTLE AS 4 1/2 MONTHS. APPLICANTS WHO ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHIN THE NEXT 5 - 8 MONTHS SHOULD WAIT TO APPLY**

ENTRY LEVEL POLICE EXAMINATION
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted by HPD via email with additional information and instructions to self-schedule for an entrance exam. Applicants need to take the entrance exam within two (2) months of submitting their application. HPD will administer exams on a regular basis; once invited to self-schedule, please monitor the registration site for exam dates. 

Applicants will have two (2) hours to complete the entrance exam which contains 169 multiple-choice questions throughout the following sections: Observation and memory, written communication, reading/understanding, and reasoning/analytical ability and bio-data. HPD will notify applicants of their entrance exam results via email.

Applicants who do not currently reside on the island of O'ahu:
?You will be contacted for a consolidated testing process and will not be required to self-schedule. The next consolidated testing will be between September - October of 2019. Applicants are responsible for all travel and lodging expenses. For more information on consolidated testing, click here.

PHYSICAL READINESS ASSESSMENT (PRA)
Applicants who pass the entrance exam will be notified via email to self-schedule for the PRA. Applicants must take the PRA within two (2) months after being invited. All events must be passed in order to continue in the selection process.
  • Agility Run - 21.6 seconds 
  • 300-Meter Run - 82.8 seconds
  • Push Ups - 24
  • Sit Ups - 24 in 1 minute
  • 1.5-Mile Run - 21 minutes
Applicants who pass the PRA will continue through HPD's internal selection process which includes completing a online Personal History Statement (PHS), Background Investigation, Clarification Interview, Psychological Examination/Interview, Polygraph Examination and Medical Examination. For more information on all of the steps, please click here.