City of Hilliard – Employment Opportunity – Police Officer

Posted April 3, 2017 in Employment Opportunity by Andrea Litchfield

The City of Hilliard, Ohio is seeking interest for the position of police officer within the Division of Police. The Hilliard Division of Police is a dynamic organization serving a diverse and growing community. Providing a full range of services to a community of 37,000 residents, the Hilliard Division of Police focuses on community-oriented policing strategies and seeks to ensure community involvement in the public safety process.

Started in 1957 as a special police force to serve the growing village of Hilliard, the Division of Police has developed into an organization with a strength of 57 police officers and 11 support team members. HPD serves the City of Hilliard and Norwich Township, providing policing and community safety services to a geographical area of approximately 17 square miles.

  • Position Overview – To wear the uniform of a Hilliard police officer is a significant accomplishment and demonstrates a person’s willingness to “Accept the Challenge” of making the community a better place to live, work and play. Each day brings new opportunities to make a difference and to improve the quality of life in Hilliard. As a Hilliard police officer you are expected to be a person of character. Only those individuals who demonstrate in their daily lives our core values of integrity, commitment, cooperation and professionalism will be able to call themselves a Hilliard police officer.
  • Career Day – The Hilliard Division of Police will host a career day on Saturday, April 29, 2017 starting at 9:00 AM at the Joint Safety Services Building, 5171 Northwest Parkway, Hilliard. Individuals interested in wearing the HPD badge may come to learn more about the organization and the hiring process. Applications can be completed at the event and many members of the HPD team will be on hand to show why HPD is the place to be.
  • Additional Information / How to Apply – Additional information regarding the position may be found on the City of Hilliard Human Resources web page. Applications should be submitted electronically and must be received by 5:00 PM on April 30, 2017. Written examinations will be administered at the Joint Safety Services Building, 5171 Northwest Parkway, Hilliard, Ohio on May 6 and 7, 2017. Testing date and time will be assigned once application is received. A test study guide is available for purchase – information on the guide is available on the HR web page. 

View the: Hilliard Police Officer Career Brochure

Additional questions may be directed to Gerald Edwards, Human Resources Director at 614.334.2345 or