Zionsville Police Department is currently accepting applications for full-time patrol officers through April 15, 2017.
The physical agility and written testing will take place on Saturday, April 29 at 9 a.m. and will last into the afternoon. Further testing information will be available once a fully completed application has been received.
About Zionsville Police Department:
The Town of Zionsville is a rapidly growing community just off the Northwest corner of Indianapolis. The town boasts miles of walking trails, 20 parks covering over 420 acres, and is also awarded a “Bronze Level Bike Friendly Community.” In 2014, Zionsville was named by multiple publications the “Safest Town in America.” With one of the top school systems in the state, Zionsville has proven itself as a great place to live and work.
Zionsville Police Department currently employees 29 full-time sworn police officers. The manpower is spread between the Uniformed Services Division and the Criminal Investigations Division. The Uniformed Services Division is responsible for traffic and criminal patrol, calls of citizen complaints, and also ensuring the general safety of the town and it’s people. The Criminal Investigations Division is responsible for the investigation of any crimes committed and reported within the town.
Zionsville Police Department aims to provide it’s employees with a safe working environment, excellent training, and professional development opportunities. Below are some of the special assignments that Zionsville Police Department offers or participates in:
Special Response Team (S.W.A.T.)
School Resource Officers (S.R.O.)
Field Training Officer (F.T.O.)
Car Seat Technician
Crisis Negotiation Team (C.N.T.)
Crime Scene Investigator (C.S.I.)
Public Information Officer (P.I.O.)
1. Must be a high school graduate
2. Shall possess an Indiana Driver’s License or have the ability to obtain one if a conditional offer of employment is extended
3. Shall be a U.S. Citizen
4. Shall be at least 21 years of age, and not have reached age 36 by date of hire
5. If offered a position, candidate must obtain residence within a contiguous county to Boone County, Indiana
2016 Salary and Benefits:
*Salary Increases and Base Pay are determined by yearly performance evaluations
Probationary Officer: (<1 Year Experience) – $46,073.00
Patrolman I: (1-2 Years Experience) – $51,192.22
Patrolman II: (2+ Years Experience) – $56,858.17
Take Home Vehicle
Yearly Uniform Allowance
Special Overtime Details (as available)
Unique Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance Packages Available
PERF 77 Retirement Package
Retirements Savings Plan
On-Site Physical Fitness Facility
Physical Agility Requirements (per Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Exit Standards)
Applicants will be tested during the hiring process to ensure compliance with ILEA Exit Standards
1.5 Mile Run 16 min 28 seconds
Vertical Jump 16 Inches
Sit-Ups (1 minute) 29
300 Meter Run 71 seconds
If you’re interested in a career with Zionsville Police Department please fill out our pre-application which we accept year-round. If a hiring process is implemented within one year of receiving your pre-app we will contact you with the necessary information.
For questions, contact Lieutenant Drake Sterling at Dsterling@zionsville-in.gov.