Police Officer - Recruit

City of Danville | Danville, KY

Date Posted: 3/9/2021 4:34:03 PM


Non-Certified Police Officer

THE CITY OF DANVILLE: The City of Danville is located 35 miles southwest of Lexington, and is a thriving community with a population of 17,000. The City has a highly efficient infrastructure, water treatment and wastewater facilities, police and fire services, quality school system, and a highly educated workforce. Danville is the home of Centre College, which is among the most prestigious small liberal arts colleges in America. The City of Danville is also the business hub to a 5 county, 100,000 + region.

POSITION SUMMARY: Danville is currently hiring for non-certified Police Officers to provide police services to a community of 17,000 citizens. The ideal candidate should have a strong desire and willingness to learn policing services and obtain their state certification with the goal of making a strong commitment to protecting the safety and well-being of the community they serve.


  • HS Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to pass the state required mental and physical assessments as required by the Department of Criminal Justice Training.
  • Must be 21yrs old by the start of their scheduled police academy date.


  • 100% paid medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
  • Hazardous duty retirement.
  • Longevity incentive pay. 
  • KFLEFP certification incentive of $4000/year upon completion of police certification.
  • Education reimbursement.
  • Fitness center membership stiffen up to $25/month
  • Take home fleet vehicle available.
  • 100% City paid equipment and safety gear.

Salary Information: $12.44/hour to start, and pay goes to $13.52 upon completion of academy certification
Application Deadline: 04/30/2021

Application Process: The position will remain open until filled with the most qualified candidate. To be considered for this position please e-mail a completed application to rboyd@danvilleky.gov.

Applications can also be mailed or dropped off at the following address: City Hall, 445 West Main St., Danville, KY 40422. For more information about this position and/or the recruitment/hiring process you may contact Human Resources at 859-936-6866. A detailed job description is available upon request. The City of Danville provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other trait or characteristic protect by federal, state, and local laws.

Randy Boyd
Human Resources Director
445 West Main St
Danville, KY 40422

Phone: 8599366866
Fax: 8599361302
E-mail: rboyd@danvilleky.gov

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