THE DALLES POLICE DEPARTMENT
401 COURT ST THE DALLES, OR
DALLES CITY OF, OREGON 97058
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Updated: May 30, 2019
Job Classification: Entry/Lateral Police Officer
The Dalles Police Department is currently hiring for Entry/Lateral Police Officer. All testing must be completed by June 14th, 2019.
This recruitment is open to active Reserve Officers of The Dalles Police Department and lateral applicants. This is a full-time, sworn officer, Union position.
Reserve Officer are considered entry level applicants and will need to provide successfultest scores for ORPAT and written tests from within the last 12 months.
Lateral Officers must have an Oregon DPSST graduation certificate, or current OregonDPSST Certification of Basic or higher.
All candidates must complete the ORPAT and FrontLine National tests for this position. ORPAT is scheduled separately from the NTN home page. You must schedule both a FrontLine National and ORPAT test for this position. Testing for both FrontLine National and ORPAT is available at the Brooklake campus of Chemeketa Community College.
Candidates must also submit a department application, found here.
Salary Information: $4,618.92 to $5,515.32 per month
Benefit Information: City pays 100% of employee medical, dental, and vision; 85% for dependents. City contributes 22.6% of base salary to retirement after one year, vested after 5 years.
Contact Information: Daniel HunterHuman Resources Director541-296-5481 x4448DHunter@ci.the-dalles.or.us
Departments Overview: The City of The Dalles Police Department employs 24 sworn Officers including the Chief of Police. It is a tight-knit, progressive department that has an outstanding reputation in the community and strong relationships with the County Sheriff’s Office as well as Oregon State Police.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Either High School or GED Required
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes, bilingual preferred
Vision: 20/20 corrected or uncorrected
Academy Certification: Preferred
Prior Experience: Preferred
Necessary Certifications: Prefer DPSST Basic Certification or above
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring: Post hire continuous education is expected
Hiring Process: Applications submitted prior to March 25, 2019 will be reviewed by Human Resources and qualifying applications will be forwarded to the Chief of Police for interview selection. Candidates will be notified of the interview date and time.
After the interviews, the Interview Board will make a recommendation to the City Manager who will make the final decision. The City Manager will advise the Chief that he may make tentative job offer pending the outcome of a pre-employment background check and psychological evaluation.
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Any felony
Driving Disqualifiers: Reckless, Careless, and/or DUI
Drug Use Disqualifiers: Schedule I use, distribution, or possession
Employment Disqualifiers: Misconduct, or misappropriations termination
Financial Disqualifiers: Unsatisfied bad checks or current delinquent payments
Additional Disqualifiers: Some medical conditions may be disqualifying, such as a diagnosed seizure disorder
Conduct: Requires consistent attention and commitment to this agency’s values/mission statement. All assigned duties and tasks are expected to be performed in an effective, efficient, and safe manner. The job holder must accept the responsibility to support and promote this organization’s values/mission and comply with its directives.
Personal conduct and behavior (on duty as well as off duty) must be such that it does not bring disrepute or unnecessarily endanger the public’s trust or confidence in the agency or its members. This position requires a high level of problem-solving ability, self-initiative, and the ability and willingness to work a majority of the time without direct supervision. Successful performers are those who are capable and willing to make decisions that are consistently in line with the department’s value/mission, goals and objectives.