SAINT HELENS POLICE DEPARTMENT
265 Strand Street
SAINT HELENS, OREGON 97051
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Updated: August 15, 2019
Job Classification: Police Officer (Lateral & Entry Level)The City of St. Helens is building an ongoing eligibility list for future vacancies for Police Officer Laterals and Recruits. Check the City's website at http://www.ci.st-helens.or.us/jobs for any current openings and how to apply.
Salary Information: Base salary is $4,174 per month (step 1) to $5,616 (step 6). Maximum salary with incentives (at step 6) is $5,616 to $6,498.
Benefit Information: The City of St. Helens offers a general benefits package that includes the following:
Contact Information: Kathy PayneCity Recorder503email@example.com
Department Overview: The St. Helens Police Department is a progressive and proactive law enforcement agency with an emphasis on its service to the community. The St. Helens Police Department has a sworn staff of nineteen officers and two support staff members. Our staff enjoys work in assignments in patrol, criminal and narcotics investigations, canine, and School Resource Officer.We are seeking applicants who wish to be a part of a family-oriented community with a commitment to enhancing the livability of St. Helens. There are exciting things happening in St. Helens. Come be a part of the team!
Area Information: Situated on the beautiful Columbia River, the City offers views of Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Adams. A very pleasant hour drive to the west takes you to the Oregon coast while a half-hour drive to the southeast takes you into the Portland metropolitan area. St. Helens is well situated for many outdoor activities to include boating, fishing, walking, running, biking, hiking, golf, disc golf, and much more. St. Helens is the county seat for Columbia County and the largest city in the county with a population of approximately 13,240.The downtown portion of St. Helens, near the riverfront, features a Nationally Registered Historic District encompassing 10 blocks, which includes residences and civic buildings dating back over a century. A recent purchase by the City of over 20 acres of waterfront property promises to enhance the livability of our town with a mix of development encouraging tourism, commercial growth, residential development, and water-related amenities.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Necessary Certifications: Be able to be certified as a police officer by the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training - DPSST Minimum Standards of Employment as a Law Enforcement Officer are located at www.oregon.gov/DPSST (Administrative Rule 259-008-0010).
Application and Selection Process : Applicants must submit a completed City application form, detailed resume and cover letter.
Lateral applicants will be invited to interview. Recruit applicants who successfully pass all phases of the NTN test may be invited to interview depending on your score.
Successful applicants will be subjected to pre- employment testing to include psychological, medical and drug screening, background investigation.