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The City of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, Personnel Division, announces Open Competitive Examinations to establish an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer.  Please review the position description prior to applying.  Applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:  must be 18 years of age or older; must be a US citizen; must have a valid driver’s license; must have no felony convictions; and a high school diploma or a GED equivalent.  There is a $65.00 non‑refundable application fee, payable upon registration.

To Apply:  For quick apply, please visit application online website at

The City of Woonsocket offers a competitive benefit and compensation package.  For more information on this position including a full position description, please visit the “Employment” section on the City of Woonsocket website at

About Woonsocket:  Located in Rhode Island’s Blackstone Valley, the City of Woonsocket is a vibrant, urban community and is surrounded by the growing suburban communities of Lincoln, Cumberland and North Smithfield, and boasts a positive business climate where City officials and the business community work together to build a strong economy.  Woonsocket is centrally located in the Boston/Worcester/Providence triangle, and home to CVS Corporation, a Fortune 500 company.

Weekly Salary Rate:          Probationary Rate - $856.06/week

                                             Rate After Probationary Period - $1,170.78/week

Hours of Work:                  @ 37.5-hours work week

Application Deadline:        4:00 p.m., Friday, March 24, 2023

Written Exam:                   Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 8:00 a.m.

Written Exam Location:   To Be Determined

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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