The City of Elyria Civil Service Commission is accepting applications for the position of Lateral Transfer Police Officer. Applications are available online at www.cityofelyria.org, or in person at the Elyria Safety Service Department (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m./Mon. – Fri.), Elyria City Hall, 131 Court St., # 301. To be eligible the candidate must be a United States citizen; must be 21 years of age; must possess a valid driver’s license; must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.; must be able to read, write and speak the English language; must have a current State of Ohio OPOTA Peace Officer certificate and be either full or part time in a police officer position in any jurisdiction in the State of Ohio; must successfully pass an Elyria Police Department background investigation and be physically able to perform police officer training and essential job duties. Completed applications must be turned in in person by the applicant or designee. No mail in applications will be accepted. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Debbie Spangenberg at (440) 326-1559. Questions regarding the Police Department and benefits should be directed to Sgt. Mike Groomes at (440) 326-1335 or firstname.lastname@example.org.