The Port Clinton Police Department has immediate openings for the position of Police Officer and is accepting lateral transfers.

It is so important to work in law enforcement where the community supports the Police Department. As a Police officer you will find that support in Port Clinton.

The Police Department features:

·         Marine Division

·         Drone Program

·         K-9 Program

·         Detective Bureau

·         Dispatch Center

·         Patrol Section

·         County Wide SRT Team

·         Take Home Cruiser (Must reside in City)

Minimum Requirements:

·         Complete Application

·         There are no Age Restrictions

·         Must Be OPOTA Certified

·         Pass a background investigation

·         Interview with hiring review board

·         Pass Physical Agility Test

Pay Scale/Lateral Transfers:

  • ·    No Experience                                                  Starting $25.37

                                                                                2nd Year $29.79 80 Vacation

                                                                                After 3  $33.85

  • 2-4 Years’ Experience                                     Starting $28.37 + 40 Hours Vacation

                                                                                2nd Year $32.86   80 hours 2nd year

                                                                                3rd Year $33.85

  • 5+ Years Experience                                       Starting $31.30 + 40 Hours Vacation

                                                                                2nd Year $32.86   80 Hours 2nd year

                                                                                3rd Year $33.85

·     Benefits·        

Earn up to 6 weeks’ vacation

3 personal days per year

Up to 6 days credit sick leave a year

12 paid holidays, double time and a half if worked.

Shift differential up to $1.00 / Hour

Earn paid Sick leave .0576 hours for each hour of service.

Police and Fire Retirement w/ Drop Option

Longevity pay

Uniform allowance.

Harbor patrol

Drone program


Important Instructions:

 Click on button below , This will take you to a PDF of the City of Port Clinton Employment application. Download the fillable PDF to your computer using your Last Name as the PDF file name. Complete the application then E-mail the completed PDF file to: pcpdchief@portclinton-oh.gov

Click here to begin application process