The Brazil Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years old, but not older than 36. Applicants must have a high school diploma (or GED), valid Indiana driver’s license, and no felony or domestic violence convictions.
Candidates with no law enforcement experience must pass a written test and a physical agility test meeting the minimum standards for entrance to the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Candidates currently certified with the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board must complete an alternate physical agility test, written test, and interviews. Hiring is contingent on the candidate successfully completing the physical and psychological testing for acceptance to the 1977 Police/Firefighters Public Employee Retirement Fund (PERF), unless the candidate is currently a member of the 1977 Fund.
Starting salary is $37,608.39 for no experience, experienced law enforcement officers placed on pay scale according to years of service (maximum 7 years at $48,531.21). The Brazil Police Department offers convenient work schedule with alternating weekends off, 90% employer paid healthcare, 90% employer paid dental and vision, 100% employer paid PERF Police Pension plan, 2-5 weeks paid vacation time (option to sell 2 weeks annually), holiday time, sick time, overtime, clothing allowance, and take home car.
Applications may be picked up on August 6, 2018 at the police department, 22 S. Washington St., Brazil, IN 47834. Applications can also be printed off the City of Brazil website under the tab for the human resources department. Applications must be turned in no later than 4:00pm on September 7, 2018.
URL for Application: http://brazil.in.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/FT-Police-Application.pdf