TUALATIN POLICE DEPARTMENT
8650 SW TUALATIN ROAD
TUALATIN, OREGON 97062
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Updated: September 23, 2019
Job Classification: Police Officer
The City of Tualatin is currently accepting applications for Police Officer. All testing for entry level positions must be completed by the recruitment close date, September 22, 2019.
We will be utilizing this recruitment to create a one-year eligibility list for future Police Officer openings with the City of Tualatin.
Lateral candidates should only apply through the City's online application process at www.agency.governmentjobs.com/tualatinor/default.cfm. NTN testing is NOT required for lateral candidates. Our lateral recruitment will be open continuously until filled.
Entry level candidates, must test through NTN AND also apply online through the City's online application process at www.agency.governmentjobs.com/tualatinor/default.cfm. Entry level candidates who do not fully complete both the NTN testing and the City application process will not be considered.
Salary Information: $29.45 - $37.26 Hourly$2,356.00 - $2,980.80 Biweekly$61,256.00 - $77,500.80 Annually
Area Information: Tualatin's population is well-educated, diverse, and involved in the community and school activities. There are excellent educational opportunities available to residents through the Tigard-Tualatin School District and numerous colleges and universities within easy commuting distance. In the most recent resident satisfaction survey, 84% of residents rated the overall quality of life in Tualatin as "excellent" or "good", and most reported they would recommend the community to others and plan to stay for the next five years. Residents take great pride in and appreciate the amenities such as award-winning parks, unique shopping, and dining establishments and a low tax rate.
The city features a balance of high-quality residential areas, along with multiple commercial and industrial zones. Tualatin is a mid-sized city with a big city attitude and spirit. Tualatin is one of Oregon's most livable cities; a 30-year Tree City USA, it has an extraordinary landscape, painted with charm, opportunity, and accessibility. The center of downtown is anchored by a public/private plaza project, Tualatin Commons, which consists of mixed-use buildings surrounding a three-acre public lake.
HOW TO APPLY:Applications must be filed online at http://www.tualatinoregon.gov. No e-mailed, mailed, personally delivered, or faxed applications or resumes can be accepted in lieu of the online application. Entry-level candidates must also complete POST testing through NTN prior to the equipment closing date.
If you have a general question regarding the recruitment, contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE NOTE: You may submit a resume in addition to the online application, but it cannot replace the online application work history section. The online application must be completed in its entirety. Online applications with incomplete sections may be disqualified from continuing in the recruitment process.
Physical Agility Testing:The City will incorporate the Oregon Physical Agility Test (ORPAT) in the later stages of the hiring process. However, the city will accept ORPAT scores from the National Testing Network (NTN) and from other Oregon Police Agencies as long as they meet the following requirements:
We will not accept NTN "PAT" scores. Only ORPAT scores will be considered.
This position is represented by the Tualatin Police Officer's Association.The City of Tualatin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
The City of Tualatin requires entry-level candidates to complete a written test prior to the closing date of this recruitment. Lateral candidates are not required to take either the written or ORPAT test through NTN, although passing ORPAT scores will be accepted if they meet the criteria listed above.
Age: Minimum age of 21 years.
High School Grad/GED: Graduation from high school or the equivalent.
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Possession of a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
QUALIFICATIONS: A candidate will not proceed through the selection process for any of the reasons listed below unless
they provide mitigating information regarding one or more of these reasons:
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill,
and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Considerable knowledge of state and local laws and ordinances; considerable knowledge of the laws governing arrest, and search and seizure. Considerable knowledge of the criminal justice system, including courtroom testimony. Considerable knowledge of police investigative procedures and techniques.