LEWISTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
1224 F STREET
LEWISTON, IDAHO 83501
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Updated: July 02, 2019
Job Classification: Lateral Police Officer
The Lewiston Police Department is hiring Lateral Police Officers and offering a $5000.00 hiring bonus.
A lateral candidate must possess a current certification as a law enforcement officer and must possess a minimum of twelve (12) months full-time job experience as a sworn, paid Municipal, County, State, or Federal police officer under the guidelines established by the Idaho P.O.S.T. Academy.
The Lewiston Police Department is located in Lewiston, Idaho. Lewiston is part of a trio of cities referred to as the gateway to Hells Canyon, North America’s deepest river gorge. Recreational opportunities for jet boating, white-water rafting, swimming, fishing, hunting, hiking and camping are limitless. The City of Lewiston has its own municipal airport. We have miles of levee pathways that follow the rivers for walking, jogging and biking. The area is often referred to as the “Banana Belt” of the Pacific Northwest due to the mild winter climate. Snow skiing and snowmobiling are only a short drive away. The City of Spokane, Washington is less than 2 hours away.
Patrol Officers work a 4 day/10 hour shift with a total of 46 sworn officers in the Department. The beginning salary is $48,905.00, plus benefits, i.e. medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, and retirement plan. After a one year probationary period, Officers are eligible to apply for specialty assignments as they come open, such as Detectives, School Resource Officer, Motor Officer, CRT team, Major Collision Investigation Team, and others. The $5,000 hiring bonus will be paid out with $2,000.00 paid after successful completion of the FTO program, $1,500.00 paid on 1st year anniversary with LPD, and the final $1,500.00 paid at the 2nd year anniversary at LPD.
Applicants hired by the Lewiston Police Department will be required to successfully challenge all required Idaho POST exams within the first year to become certified. The Lewiston Police Department requires successful completion of a comprehensive on-the-job training Field Training program.
We are seeking individuals who are committed to public safety and possess the desire to work effectively with a team.
If you are interested, please apply on the National Testing Network Website at www.nationaltestingnetwork.com.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Sergeant George HillLewiston Police Department1224 F StreetLewiston, Idaho firstname.lastname@example.org