Police Officer - Bozeman, MT





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CLOSING DATE FOR APPLYING
Open at routine intervals


STARTING SALARY
$4,366.31 to $4,874.02 per month, depending on experience


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- be a U.S. citizen
- possess or be eligible to obtain a Montana driver's license at time of hiring
- be at least 18 years of age
- possess a high school diploma or GED
- be fingerprinted and a search made of the local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record
- must not have been convicted of a crime for which the person could have been imprisoned in a federal or state penitentiary
- be of good moral character, and conduct personal life above reproach as determined by a thorough background investigation
- be of sound physical and mental health


SELECTION PROCESS
- phone interview
- written entrance exam
- oral board interview
- interview with Chief
- background investigation
- medical examination
- physical abilities test
- psychological test


HOW TO APPLY
The Bozeman Police Department generally conducts hiring processes for police officers twice a year. Applications for employment as a police officer are only accepted during an active "application" period. Application periods are advertised at www.bozemanpolice.com and at www.bozeman.net/jobs. When the application period is open, candidates must apply at www.bozeman.net/jobs . During each hiring process, both entry level officers and lateral officers are typically hired.

To apply, applicants must submit a City of Bozeman Application for Employment, a City of Bozeman Probationary Police Officer Application Supplement, a cover letter, a resume, and provide an answer to a supplemental provided question.


CONTACT INFORMATION
Bozeman Police Department
30 North Rouse
Bozeman, MT 59715
Telephone: (406) 582-2238
Email: policecareers@bozeman.net
Web Site: http://www.bozeman.net/Departments-(1)/Police/Police





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