Lateral Police Officer - Albany, OR





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CLOSING DATE FOR APPLYING
Continuous


STARTING SALARY
(Effective July 1, 2015) $4,430 to $5,579 per month (Salary placement contingent upon qualifications to include years of service as a certified police officer, and any training/assignments in special law enforcement areas.)

Salary Incentives: The following salary incentives shall be applied to monthly base salary upon hire if applicable/approved, and/or as received and assigned/approved.

incentive for successfully passing ORPAT *
incentive for Bachelors Degree **
incentive for Associates Degree **
incentive for DPSST Advanced Certification
incentive for DPSST Intermediate Certification
incentive for Spanish Advanced Level
incentive for Spanish Intermediate Level
incentive for Field Training Officer assignment
incentive for Detective assignment
* Must complete ORPAT within 5 min 30 sec 2X annually to maintain incentive.
** Degree may be in any field of study.

NOTE: Per the Collective Bargaining Agreement, total education and DPSST certification incentive combined will not exceed eight (8%) percent at one time.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- be a U.S. citizen
- possess a valid driver's license
- be at least 21 years of age
- possess a high school diploma or GED


SELECTION PROCESS
- oral interview
- drug screening test
- background investigation
- medical examination
- physical agility test
- psychological test


HOW TO APPLY
Upon review of application materials, successful candidates will be invited for a full-day screening process to include the Oregon Physical Abilities Test (ORPAT) and formal oral board interview. Successful candidates will then be placed in an eligibility pool and considered further upon a position becoming vacant. Prior to a formal offer being extended, selected candidates will be extended a conditional offer of employment contingent upon a successful preemployment background investigation followed by a successful psychological and medical evaluation including drug screen.


CONTACT INFORMATION
Meaza Ridley
Albany Police Department
1117 Jackson St SE
Albany, OR 97322
Email: meaza.ridley@cityofalbany.net
Web Site: Albany Career Opportunities





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