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Laurel Police to hold entry level officer exam

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

The Laurel Police Department posted entry-level law enforcement civil service positions to the City of Laurel website.

"The Entry-Level Law Enforcement Civil Service Examination Process provides candidates with job opportunities as a Police Officer in the Laurel Police Department," the post read. "In order to be considered for employment in an entry-level law enforcement position, candidates must pass a written exam called the Entry-Level Law Enforcement Civil Service Examination which will be given on Saturday, October 21, at 8:00 a.m. at the Laurel Police Training Center located at 930 Hillcrest Drive, Laurel, MS."

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Valid MS driver’s license
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Citizen and registered voter in the county where you reside
  • Able to pass a background check
  • Able to pass Entry-Level Law Enforcement Civil Service Examination
  • Able to attend and successfully complete MS Law Enforcement Officer Training Academy

The benefits package includes health insurance, life insurance, optional dental/vision insurance, PERS of MS retirement and education pay ($25/month for Associate's Degree; $50/month for Bachelor's Degree).

Applicants are required to present a birth certificate, social security card, valid MS driver's license, high school diploma or GED, voter registration card and DD-214 (if applicable).

Applications can be picked up in the Human Resources Office, Room 304, City Hall between the hours of 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Applications and required documents must be returned on or before Friday, Oct. 13 at 4 p.m.

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