Officer Recruitment & Employment Opportunities

  Application Deadline has passed


The town of Warren, RI is now accepting applications for a full-time police/fire dispatcher.  The work shift is rotating schedules covering 24 hours per day, seven days per week, including holidays.  Applicants must be prepared to work a variety of shifts and occasional call-backs with short notice.  General duties will include: answering emergency and routine phone calls; dispatching police and fire emergency services; greeting the public; and some clerical and data entry functions.  Ability to multi-task in high stress situations and a sufficient familiarity with computers, are highly desirable attributes of candidates for this position.  Preference given to applicants with dispatch experience in the fire service and/or law enforcement discipline.

The Town of Warren, RI is an equal opportunity provider, and employer.
Completed Applications must be received in the Warren Town Clerk’s Office no later than Friday, October 12 2018 at 4:30PM

Application packages and position descriptions are available online at and at the Warren Town Clerk’s office located on 514 Main Street, Warren, RI, but must be returned to the Warren Town Clerk’s office by the date and time listed above.

Adv: October 3 &10, 2018

 Job Description
Employment        Application

Employment Opportunity 

Town of Warren, RI – Probationary Patrol Officer

The Warren Police Department is seeking qualified applicants to establish an eligibility list for the position of Probationary Patrol Officer.  The Department consists of twenty two (22) sworn officers, five (5) civilian dispatchers and a part time civilian administrative assistant.

Applications and Minimum Eligibility Qualifications are available on the Town of Warren’s website,, Warren Police Department’s website, and at the Warren Town Clerk’s Office located at 514 Main Street, Warren, RI 02885.  Applications must be submitted with a $30.00 non-refundable processing fee.  Completed Applications must be received in the Town Clerk’s Office, no later than July 31st, 2017 @ 4:00 PM.

The Town of Warren is an equal opportunity provider, and employer.

Minimum Eligibility Qualifications:

                              *    Must be a citizen of the United States.
                              *    Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of the application.
                              *    Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s (driver’s) license.
                              *    Must successfully pass a written examination, physical agility test (including a swimming test),

                                    psychological test & medical screening.
                              *    Must have a minimum of sixty (60) college credit hours at an accredited College or University by the    

                                    application deadline.  In lieu of college credits, candidates may substitute two (2) years of honorable U.S.
                                    Military service (to include National Guard & Reserve), or satisfactory municipal employment or valid
                                    Rhode Island certification as a municipal police officer.
                              *    Must successfully pass an extensive background check  ​​

Application Deadline has passed

Patrol Officer
Job Description
The following forms need to be completed and returned with your
$30.00 non-refundable processing fee.
Release Forms
The following form is the physical fitness standards, required for your age group.  This form should be attached to the medical certification form for your physician to review.
Physical Fitness