Job Openings

The North Royalton Police Department is currently conducting testing for the position of full-time Police Officer, and is also accepting Lateral Transfer Applications.

The North Royalton Police Department is looking to immediately hire multiple, eligible applicants for the position of full-time Police Officer. The testing for the position is through the National Testing Network (NTN), which will be open from Friday, March 1, 2024 through the close of business on Monday, May 6, 2024. Candidates with a current NTN test score are welcome to submit their existing profile to North Royalton along with any extra credit documents through NTN website, the National Testing Network Test Center:

SALARY/BENEFITS:  Starting salary $69,326-$84, 801 ($33.33-$40.77 hourly) Senior Patrol pay (currently in contract negotiations to include annual raises). Between 2-6 weeks of vacation, 11 paid Holidays, 5 paid Personal Days, Uniform Allowance, Longevity pay after 5 years of service, Education Pay and Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance.

AGE REQUIREMENT:  Must be between 21-35 years of age at time of appointment.

REQUIREMENTS:  All Applicants shall be citizens of the United States. If foreign born, proof of citizenship shall be submitted upon request. Copy of a valid driver’s license from any state and high school diploma or GED equivalent MUST accompany the application (uploaded for North Royalton online at Ohio operator license shall be maintained throughout employment. Only applicants passing all three phases of the examination (video, report writing, and reading: passing scores are 70% for the video portion; 70% for the report writing process and 70% for the reading) will qualify for further stages of the testing process. Those stages are: Mandatory Basic Peace Officer Training requirements and certifications, oral interview, background investigation, psychological profile evaluation, polygraph test, medical exam and drug screen. Passing of a physical agility test from Cuyahoga Community College Public Safety Institute required prior to original appointment (it is not needed to take the exam). NTN’s Personal History Questionnaire MUST be completed.

ADDITIONAL CREDIT:  Given to applicants obtaining passing scores (70%) on the subtotal of all parts of the exam. Credit given for Military Service/Honorable Discharge with at least 180 consecutive days in the Armed Services (10% added onto passing grade). Credit given for education: Certified Associate Degree or higher in Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice equals 5 points added to the passing score. Credit for Service as a Reserve Police Officer or Correction Officer of North Royalton Police Department in good standing equals 5 points added to the passing grade. Credit for Peace Officer Training Academy Certification equals 3 points added to the passing grade.  Such credit shall be awarded, upon submission of a qualifying State Certification and/or diploma from an accredited institution and MUST accompany application (uploaded for North Royalton online at

ADA ACCOMMODATIONS:  Applicants requesting accommodations to take the written test due to a disability MUST directly notify NTN.

By Order of the North Royalton Civil Service Commission President, Joseph Sadie

The Police Department has also reopened the Lateral Transfer Program on an ongoing basis and is currently seeking applicants for the position of patrolman. To apply, please print both the below packet and application and return to North Royalton City Hall, 14600 State Road, North Royalton, OH 44133, Att: Karen Pokrandt, Civil Service Secretary:
Lateral Transfer Police Patrolman Packet
Employment Application

Any questions can be directed to Civil Service Secretary, Karen Pokrandt, at 440-237-5686 or email