MONMOUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT
450 PACIFIC HIGHWAY NORTH
MONMOUTH, OREGON 97361
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Updated: July 31, 2019
Job Classification: Police Officer
The required application is available online at the City of Monmouth’s web page http://www.ci.monmouth.or.us/pView.aspx?id=5330&catid=552. Applications can be mailed or delivered to Monmouth Police Department, 450 Pacific Hw N, Monmouth, OR 97361. You may also pick up an application at the Monmouth Police Department. Completed applications must include a resume and must be received no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, June 10th, 2019. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
All candidates must complete the Frontline and ORPAT tests for this position. ORPAT is scheduled separately from the NTN home page. Testing for both Frontline and ORPAT are available at the Brooklake campus of Chemeketa Community College.
Candidates must submit a recent (within the past 4 months) Oregon Physical Abilities Test (ORPAT) score completed time with the Monmouth Police Department application. ORPAT times must be from an Oregon Law Enforcement organization or authorized testing facility.
Salary Information: $4,206 - $6,022 per month plus benefits (starting salary may be higher for certified and/or lateral applicants)
Benefits Information: Fully paid PERS, competitive medical, dental and vision plans. Premium pay for education, Spanish bi-lingual, physical fitness incentive, and DPSST certifications. Paid holidays and vacation.
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Department Information: Monmouth Police Department has a staff of fourteen sworn officers, a Records Supervisor, a part-time Community Service Officer, part-time Evidence Technician and a complement of up to six reserve officers. Our staff works as a team to fulfill our mission to create a safe community and a feeling of security by providing the highest quality of professional law enforcement services to every citizen. Current staffing allows for professional operations in the area of patrol, crime prevention, investigations, and interagency drug enforcement. One officer is assigned to a detective position working primarily felony investigations and also serves as a member of the Polk County Major Crimes Team. We also have a detective on the Polk Interagency Narcotics Team (POINT). Many of our officers are instructors in survival skills such as firearms, defensive tactics, Taser and MILO. We value the professional development of our staff through training, both in-house and outside agency sponsored courses.
City Information: Monmouth is located 20 miles west of Salem in the beautiful Willamette Valley. The city is surrounded by recreational areas, located an hour from ocean beaches, Portland and the Cascade Mountains. Monmouth is home to Western Oregon University, giving the city a unique spirit for a town of its size.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver’s license
Hiring Process: The hiring process consists of the following:
Qualifications: Ability to learn a considerable amount of factual information including laws, statutes, regulations, ordinances, and procedures and apply this knowledge to the duties of a Police Officer. Ability to apply effective and reasonable courses of action in apprehending violators. Ability to multi-task. Ability to remain calm in emergency situations. Ability to operate a motor vehicle and assigned equipment skillfully and safely and in conformance with applicable laws and department policies. Ability to prepare accurate, concise, and informative reports using proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Ability to deal courteously and firmly with the public, other agencies, and other employees. Ability to understand complex oral and written instructions and to act on them accordingly. Ability to work flexible hours and rotating shifts. Ability to work in hazardous conditions and in inclement weather. Physical strength and agility sufficient to perform assigned duties.
Preference: DPSST certification, reserve officer experience, Spanish bi-lingual skills, education and military experience preferred.
Must be able to be certified as a Police Officer by the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training as outlined in OAR 259-008-0010.