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Police Officer Testing

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Apply with the Rock Springs Police Department today! 

The Rock Springs Police Department is a progressive department consisting of 44 sworn officers.  Police officers perform a variety of duties involved in the enforcement of laws and the prevention of crimes; conduct and participate in general investigations of crimes, accidents, and cases; control traffic flow and enforce State and local traffic regulations.  Special assignments include Detectives, Field Training Officers, Tactical Team Member, K-9 Officers, Traffic Officers, or School Resource Officers.

Candidates must pass a physical fitness test, by meeting one of the following requirements: 1) must meet the 40th percentile in each category assessed, 2) accumulate a 50th percentile average of all categories assessed, with a minimum level of 25th percentile in each category, written P.O.S.T. exam, consisting of four (4) sections that measure the applicant's basic math and problem solving, reading comprehension, grammar and writing.  Must meet a minimum score of 70% in each section with an overall average of 75% to pass.  Oral board interview, polygraph and intensive background investigation also required. Certified Peace Officers are not required to take the written exam and could be considered lateral transfers.  Applications can be picked up at the Rock Springs Police Department or downloaded online at the City’s website www.rswy.net.

For detailed information regarding the testing process, contact Kelly Battisti, Career Service Specialist for the Rock Springs Police Department at (307) 249-2071 or kelly_battisti@rswy.net.

Benefit Package Includes:

  • Entry level wage is $26.28 - $26.94 per hour.
  • Health Plan inclusive of medical (varying deductibles offered), dental and vision;
  • Vacation (12 days), sick leave (12 days) and holiday pay (13 days);
  • Wyoming Retirement Pension Plan 100% paid by the City of Rock Springs along with 457B options
  • Life insurance - $25,000 paid by City of Rock Springs with additional buy-up options
  • Discounted passes to the White Mountain Golf Course and 2 indoor recreation facilities
  • Wyoming has no state income tax
  • To qualify for employment, candidates must have reached their 21st birthday by the date of hire.  

2022 TESTING DATES

July 25, 2022 – Application due by 5:00 p.m. to Kelly Battisti in the Police Department.

August 8, 2022 – Physical fitness test at the Family Rec Center, 3900 Sweetwater Drive.  Pass/Fail. Comfortable clothing such as shorts, sweats, t-shirt, tennis shoes or sport shoes are recommended for the physical test. 

August 8, 2022 – Written test at a location to be determined.  Pass/Fail. 

August 9, 2022 – Oral board interviews at Rock Springs City Hall, 212 D Street.  Come dressed for a professional interview. Pass/Fail.

September 19, 2022 – Application due by 5:00 p.m. to Kelly Battisti in the Police Department.

October 3, 2022 – Physical fitness test at the Family Rec Center, 3900 Sweetwater Drive.  Pass/Fail. Comfortable clothing such as shorts, sweats, t-shirt, tennis shoes or sport shoes are recommended for the physical test. 

October 3, 2022 – Written test at a location to be determined.  Pass/Fail. 

October 4, 2022 – Oral board interviews at Rock Springs City Hall, 212 D Street.  Come dressed for a professional interview. Pass/Fail.

November 21, 2022 – Application due by 5:00 p.m. to Kelly Battisti in the Police Department.

December 5, 2022 – Physical fitness test at the Family Rec Center, 3900 Sweetwater Drive.  Pass/Fail. Comfortable clothing such as shorts, sweats, t-shirt, tennis shoes or sport shoes are recommended for the physical test. 

December 5, 2022 – Written test at a location to be determined.  Pass/Fail. 

December 6, 2022 – Oral board interviews at Rock Springs City Hall, 212 D Street.  Come dressed for a professional interview. Pass/Fail.

For information about testing contact Kelly Battisti, Career Service Specialist, at the Rock Springs Police Department at (307) 249-2071, kelly_battisti@rswy.net.

The City of Rock Springs is an equal opportunity employer.


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