What is the hiring process?

After testing through PST and submitting an application through the City, qualified applicants will attend an oral board exam. Next, the applicant will need to pass the background check, including a confirmation interview, chief’s interview, psychologicalexam, and polygraph exam. After successfully completing a second psychological and medical exam, applicants will receive a conditional offer.

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1. How do I apply?
2. How long is the background check?
3. What is the hiring process?
4. How long is academy and do I get paid during this time?
5. How many openings does RPD have?
6. What is the work schedule?
7. How long is the field training program (FTP)?
8. When should I apply?
9. Can I be reimbursed for training with the GI Bill?