CITY OF SOLONPOLICE OFFICER CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATIONThe City of Solon will be establishing a list of candidates for the position of police officer for the Solon Police Department. Testing for this position, which includes written, personality inventory, and physical agility, will be conducted by the Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) through their Standardized Testing Program for Police Officers on Sunday, July 24, 2016. The Solon Civil Service Commission will establish a certified list of police officer candidates based on the results of the testing performed by Tri-C and giving bonus credit for Military Service (10%) OPOTA Certification (5%) and College education – 2% credit with copy of Associate’s Degree or 4% credit with copy of Bachelor’s Degree (cannot receive 6% for both).Qualified candidates must have at least a high school diploma or GED, have attained the age of twenty-one (21) by date of written examination, have valid driving privileges, be of good moral character with no history of felony or serious misdemeanor offenses, and possess an excellent work ethic and service-oriented attitude. In addition, candidates will be required to successfully complete a background investigation, truth analysis, full psychological exam, and medical exam.Those interested should go to the Solon Police Department to pick up a Tri-C test packet, or download the packet from the City of Solon website. Interested candidates should also possess a passing agility test certificate by July 24, 2016. Certificates will be accepted if issued any time after July 25, 2015. The City of Solon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, and handicap status in employment or provision of services. All information received is subject to the public record laws of the State of Ohio. Solon Police Department33000 Solon RoadSolon, OH 44139DATE POSTED: June 10, 2016Source: Akron Beacon Journal