ASTORIA CITY OF
555 30TH STREET
ASTORIA, OREGON 97103
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Updated: July 08, 2019
Job Classification: Police Officer (Entry Level or Lateral)
The Astoria Police Department is currently hiring for Police Officer (Entry Level or Lateral).
Candidates must complete the department application, found at https://astoria.applicantpool.com/jobs/. Applications and supplemental documentation are due July 5, 2019.
All candidates must schedule and complete the Frontline National test for this position by July 5, 2019. Testing for Frontline National is available at the Brooklake campus of Chemeketa Community College.
Candidates who meet the standards for passing the written test will be contacted to complete the ORPAT test at the Astoria Police Department.
Salary Information: 25.21-30.64 per hour (Entry level); 26.47-30.64 per hour (Lateral)
Benefit Information: Full Health (Medical, Dental, Vision); HSA; vacation, sick & personal leave; Life, Statutory Life, AD&D, LTD; Retirement; Certification Pay Premiums; Stability Pay; Aquatic Center Pass
Contact Information: Eric HalversonDeputy Chief503firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: Astoria Police Department has a long and rich history serving the community since 1876. Our men and women are a professional representation of the honorable profession that is policing. You will find them in your community, at the grocery store, the soccer field and the rotary meeting. They are involved in many different ways with their community. They don’t practice “community policing” they live it. Our Motto is Dedicated to Duty – Committed to community.
Area Information: The City of Astoria is located in the northwest corner of Oregon at the mouth of the Columbia River, within a few miles of Pacific Ocean beaches. As the oldest American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains, Astoria has close historical ties to the Lewis & Clark Trail. In 1811, John Jacob Astor, a New York financier, sent fur traders to the area and the trading post of Fort Astoria was established. Surrounded on three sides by the Columbia, Youngs, and Lewis & Clark rivers, the steep hillsides of Astoria exhibit beautiful Victorian and Craftsman homes. River, bay and forested views abound. Art galleries, restaurants, microbreweries, eclectic shops and the restored 1920’s Liberty Theater reflect a revitalized, vibrant downtown. Family oriented attractions and recreational activities are plentiful; a five mile river walk, hiking trails, aquatic center, numerous parks, boat moorages, the Columbia River Maritime Museum, the Astoria Riverfront Trolley and the Astoria Column are all within city limits. Ocean beaches, Lewis & Clark National and Stat Historical Park and Fort Stevens State Park are just outside the city creating many opportunities for the northwest outdoor experience.
Age: 21 years old at time of appointment
High School Grad/GED: Required
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Possession of or ability to obtain an Oregon driver’s license and safe driving record.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
College: Completion of an Associate Degree or any equivalent combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above described duties (i.e. 2 years of US Military active duty service or 4 years reserve service under honorable conditions)