700 B Street Ceredo, WV 25507   Phone: 304-453-1041 Hours: 8am - 4pm | Mon.-Fri.
  • Your past behavior and the choices you have made must demonstrate positive traits that will support your candidacy for Police Officer and reflect favorably on your character.
  • You must have a history of lawful conduct.
  • You must possess high standards of honesty and integrity as demonstrated by your dealings with individuals and organizations. Falsifying, misrepresenting, or omitting information on any document during the selection process will be closely scrutinized.​
  • You must respect the rights of all people and have an appreciation for diversity. A history of domestic violence, physical altercations, or discourteous, abusive, or violent treatment of others may indicate a lack of self-discipline, unwillingness or inability to cooperate, or a disregard for the rights of others.
  • You must have a history of making responsible choices regarding the use of drugs and alcohol.
  • Your employment, educational and military (if applicable) histories must demonstrate the motivation and success-orientation needed to succeed as a Police Officer.
  • Your financial and driving records must demonstrate responsible decisions and appropriate behavior.


  • Pass Polygraph and Background
  • Pass Interview Board
  • ​Pass Medical Exam & Drug Screening and Psychological


We are not currently recruiting for the position of Police Officer. However; If interested may pick up an application at the Police Department located at 766 B Street, Ceredo WV 25507 between the hours of 8:30a.m and 11:30p.m

The Town council has appointed a special committee to give the entry level Probationary Police Officers test when needed.

Applications must be received by the deadline in order to take the exam
Photo Identification Required

1.5 Mile Run (mm:ss)

Push-Ups / 1 minute

Ceredo Police Officers are entrusted with responsibility to keep our city safe from crime. Therefore, a history of ethical and moral behavior is of the utmost importance. Your background will be looked at very closely. Candidates who have a history of unethical or immoral behavior will not be hired. You will be subjected to an intensive background evaluation, which will include, but is not limited to, the following:


Sit-Ups / 1 minute



Thank you for your interest in employment with the Ceredo Police Department. This web page is intended to provide interested persons with information concerning employment with the Ceredo Police Department and is subject to change as needed.


Town of Ceredo, WV

You need the minimum to qualify for a job with the Ceredo Police Department once a position is open.

  • 21-45 yrs of age
  • High school or GED
  • Complete application
  • Pass a written exam: The Town of Ceredo special committee conducts a written examination for applicants who successfully complete the physical ability test. Applicants are placed on a hiring list ranked in the order of their score.
  • Pass Physical Agility Test

Applicant must attain a passing score on each event