Personnel: Job Listings

South Kingstown Town Hall

180 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: (401) 789-9331 x1237 Fax: (401) 789-5280

Listed below are the current job openings for the Town of South Kingstown:

Police Officer

$42,708 - Regular Full Time

The South Kingstown, RI Police Department is seeking applicants to establish an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer. This diverse seaside community of over 30,000 residents encompasses 63 square miles and includes the University of Rhode Island. The Police Department offers specialized services such as Bike Patrol and a Ceremonial Honor Guard unit. Currently, the department employs 52 sworn officers.
Candidates who wish to be considered for employment must be at least 21 years of age, a citizen of the United States and possess a valid driver’s license. They must also have earned at least 60 credits, or an Associates’ Degree, in any course of study from an accredited college/university BEFORE THE APPLICATION DEADLINE. In lieu of college credits, candidates may substitute a combination of a high school diploma or GED certification AND two years of CONTINUOUS ACTIVE-DUTY military service. Applicants must be able to pass a physical agility test based on RIMPA standards and demonstrate an ability to swim. Starting salary is $42,708 and includes a full range of benefits.
Application packages may be obtained at under ‘PERSONNEL’ or picked up at the South Kingstown Town Hall, 180 High St., Wakefield, RI between 8:30am-4:30pm., Monday – Friday. There is a non-refundable processing fee of $25, check or money order (no cash will be accepted) payable to TOWN OF SOUTH KINGSTOWN, with submission of application. Applicants financially unable to pay the application fee must request a hardship waiver in writing from the Chief of Police prior to submitting their application.
To be considered for this hiring process, applications must be received by the Personnel Department at the Town Hall PRIOR TO 4:30pm Thursday, January 15th, 2015

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Town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island
180 High Street | Wakefield, RI 02879
Tel. (401) 789-9331 | Fax. (401) 789-5280

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