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Fri, 11 Mar 2016
Robbery suspect Larry Randall Rose entered guilty pleas in Bullitt County Circuit Court on Thursday March 10 2016 for two counts of Robbery 1st Degree. Rose was accused of robbing the Sav-A-Stop Marke...Read more...

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Upcoming Events in the City of Hllview KY
Mon, 20 Aug 2018
Aug 13-24 or the first 80 registrants (whichever comes first) 9:30am-4:30pm Hillview Community Center or evening hours Aug 14 & 15 ONLY 6pm-8pm 298 Prairie Dr. 40 per child grades 1-8 957-4444 Payment...Read more...
Fri, 17 Aug 2018
Aug 13-24 or the first 80 registrants (whichever comes first) 9:30am-4:30pm Hillview Community Center or evening hours Aug 14 & 15 ONLY 6pm-8pm 298 Prairie Dr. 40 per child grades 1-8 957-4444 Payment...Read more...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018
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Thu, 16 Aug 2018
Aug 13-24 or the first 80 registrants (whichever comes first) 9:30am-4:30pm Hillview Community Center or evening hours Aug 14 & 15 ONLY 6pm-8pm 298 Prairie Dr. 40 per child grades 1-8 957-4444 Payment...Read more...
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Aug 13-24 or the first 80 registrants (whichever comes first) 9:30am-4:30pm Hillview Community Center or evening hours Aug 14 & 15 ONLY 6pm-8pm 298 Prairie Dr. 40 per child grades 1-8 957-4444 Payment...Read more...

Recruitment 

The City of Hillview is growing at a significant rate! In preparation for our City’s growth, we will be hiring police officers throughout this calendar year. HPD is an accredited agency that has a positive work environment with good benefits and a promising future as our city continues to grow. Currently, the City of Hillview pays 100% for single coverage insurance plans and up to $800 for family coverage insurance plans through United Healthcare. We also value experience and want to pay you for it! Lateral applicants can enter the pay scale based on years of experience. Officers will receive a one (1) year upgrade for each year of police experience after graduation from DOCJT or an equivalent academy approved by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council (KLEC) with a maximum of five (5) years allowed. This increase is for hourly rate only and does not include vacation time or seniority. Certified Officers will receive an additional $4,000 per year through the Kentucky Law Enforcement Foundation Program Fund (KLEFPF). This averages to approximately $1.92 per hour for KLEFPF. With the significant growth of our city, HPD is hopeful that our pay scale will grow as well. Officers will also received twelve (12) paid holidays throughout the year.

We are seeking certified police officers that are energetic, dedicated, proactive and motivated. Applicants must have completed the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council's (KLEC) approved Basic Training Course or a similar course in another state that would meet the Kentucky requirements for peace officer certification. Applicants must also be up to date on their in-service training.

Application Packets may be picked up between 8:30AM - 5:00PM EST, Monday - Friday (except holidays), at the Hillview Government Center located at 283 Crestwood Lane, Louisville, KY 40229. If you live out of state, or you’re unable to pick up an application packet during these times, please contact our Police Clerk, Bonita Hawkins, at (502) 955-6808 to make other arrangements. The deadline to submit applications is 5:00PM on August 1, 2018.

The City of Hillview offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants without regard to an individual's race, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual preference, handicap (as defined by the American's with Disabilities Act), political affiliation or veteran status.

The Hillview Police Department is seeking qualified, energetic, and dedicated individuals who are interested in a law enforcement career. Our department has a great, positive working environment with good benefits and a promising future as our city continues to grow.

Our department desires well qualified applicants. Therefore, the testing and selection process is competitive. If you are interested in working for our department, we encourage you to start your hiring process now!

Police Officer Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • 21 years of age
  • Valid Kentucky Drivers License
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must be fingerprinted for criminal history investigation
  • No felony drug convictions of any type. Misdemeanors drug convictions are reviewed and may or may not prevent an applicant from becoming hired
  • Must not be prohibited from carrying a firearm under State or Federal Law
  • Prior military applicants must provide a DD-214 with proof of an Honorable Discharge
  • Must meet minimum standards required by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council and complete the necessary forms to include but not limited to: Medical Examination Forms, History Statement Forms and Guidelines Implementation Manual
  • Must pass a drug screen in compliance with Federal Workplace Drug Testing Guidelines for the following drugs: THC (Cannabinoids), Amphetamines, Cocaine, Opiates, Phencyclidine, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Propoxyphene, Methadone, Alcohol and Oxycodone
  • Background Investigation
  • Personal Interview by their potential employing agency's executive or designee
  • Must not have had a certification as a peace officer permanently revoked in Kentucky or in any another state
  • Psychological Evaluation / Examination - suitability screen
  • Must meet the current POPS Standards 
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Must complete basic training

All applicants for the position must meet the above stated minimums. Those who do not meet the minimums will be disqualified from the hiring process.

Documentation Requirements

You must meet the minimum qualifications outlined above before you can be scheduled for testing. Numerous documents will be collected and verified during the background investigation process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to obtain and provide the following in a timely manner:

  • Signed Authorization for Police Criminal History and Records Check
  • Verification of Education - An unoffical transcript may be provided to demonstrate your college hours. However, an official transcript must be provided during the background investigation.
  • Verification of High School education or G.E.D. must be provided.
  • Verification of Birth Certificate
  • Copy of Driver's License
  • DD214 for Military Veterans
  • Military Identification Card showing enlistment date and current rank for active military members, reservist or National Guard

Education

The Kentucky Law Enforcement Council requires that prospective police recruit employees verify high school or G.E.D. using copies of one of the following documents;

  • High School Diploma (pocket diplomas and college transcripts and/or diplomas are NOT acceptable to verify high school education)
  • High School Transcript (must be signed and dated; must specify date graduated and rank in class)
  • Letter from Board of Education verifying high school education
  • G.E.D. certificate from an approved State Department of Education with a certificate number affixed to the certificate if applicable in your state.

Valid Driver's License

You must have a valid driver's license at the time of testing.

DD214

If prior military, you must submit a copy of your DD214 which includes dates of service and any disciplinary action taken against you.

Military Identification Card

If you are active military, reservist or National Guard, you must submit your Military Identification Card which shows your rank and enlistment date.

Common Reasons for Denial of Employment

The following is a list of the most common reasons why the Hillview Police Department either denies employment to applicants for the position of police officer or why applicants are not successful after being hired.

  • Falsification of background information
  • Arrest history
  • Drug usage
  • Unstable work history
  • Misunderstanding of job requirements
  • Driving record
  • Immaturity

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