*Must work major holidays. Additional hours per week may be required.
“NO” Felony Convictions
“NO” Domestic Violence Convictions
“NO” A and/or B Misdemeanor Convictions
Any and all openings within the Plainfield Police Department will be posted on our site www.plainfieldctpolice.com. The Plainfield Police Department is a member of the Law Enforcement Council and uses their services for portions of the POLICE OFFICER testing process. Entry-Level Police Officer applicants must complete a written examination with the Law Enforcement Council prior to applying. The Police Officer applicant must then apply online at www.policeapp.com when there is an opening. Testing for Police Dispatchers are conducted by members of the Plainfield Police Department. For any questions relating to the hiring process, please contact the Chief of Police, Michael G. Surprenant at (860) 564-0804 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Town of Plainfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages residents to apply for career opportunities. The information on this website is not intended to supersede the official benefits package of the Town of Plainfield's Police Department.
The Plainfield Police Department would like to thank you for your interest in employment with our Department. We are very dedicated in our objective to hire only the most qualified individuals through our strong hiring standards. The Plainfield Police Department is required to operate 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and any employee may be required to work any hours, days or shift, including holidays and weekends. This is a condition of employment without exception.
Plainfield Police Dispatchers are emergency communications professionals who are called upon to ensure the successful transmission of information from callers in distress to responding police personnel. They must provide accurate and timely information to the officers and dispatch the appropriate personnel to incidents and emergencies. Dispatchers are the lifeline of the Police Officers, as their instructions and information give them direction regarding how to proceed with the incident or emergency. The Plainfield Police Department utilizes both part-time and full-time dispatchers. They must pass an extensive background investigation and complete all required trainings.