Certified Police Officer

City of Pikeville   Pikeville, KY   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on October 31, 2023

Certified Police Officer

City of Pikeville Police Department – Pikeville, Kentucky 41501


Job Type: Regular, full-time position

Salary: Starting rate of $20.56 per hour

Required education: High school or equivalent

Required license or certification: Valid driver’s license, POPs Certification or equivalent, KY Department of Criminal Justice training certification or equivalent.


Minimum Officer Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • No convictions for a felony or domestic violence offense
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Candidates must pass a physical agility test
  • Must successfully pass a drug screen and background check
  • Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training Certification or equivalent
  • POPs Certification



  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and sick leave
  • Retirement: Employees join the County Employee Retirement System
  • NO COST for Health, Dental, and Life Insurance (employee only)
  • Uniforms and accompanying items, including body armor, are provided


The CITY OF PIKEVILLE provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, pregnancy/childbirth-related medical conditions, national origin, disability, veteran or family status, an individual’s status as a smoker or nonsmoker, genetic makeup or any other status or condition protected by applicable local, state or federal laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

City of Pikeville

243 Main Street
Pikeville , KY