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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
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.
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:
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;
Valid Driver's License
You must have a valid driver's license at the time of testing.
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.
City of Hillview
283 Crestwood Lane
Louisville, KY 40229
Phone: (502) 957-5280
Fax (502) 955-5673
Hillview Police Department
283 Crestwood Lane
Phone: (502) 955-6808
Fax: (502) 955-6860
Hillview Public Works Department
635 Prairie Drive
Hillview, KY 40229
Phone: (502) 955-8631
Hillview Recreation Department
298 Prairie Drive
Phone: (502) 957-4444
Hillview Emergency Response Team
312 Prairie Drive
Phone: (502) 337-8332 or
Phone: (502) 767-6941
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