SHERWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT
20495 SW BORCHERS DRIVE
SHERWOOD, OREGON 97140
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Updated: April 26, 2021
Job Classification: Police Officer (Lateral or Entry Level)
The City of Sherwood is currently hiring for Police Officer (Lateral or Entry Level). Candidates must take the FrontLine National test and have a valid passing ORPAT (all tests must have been completed within one year of your application date) by the closing date of May 12, 2021.
Lateral Police Officer candidates who are currently certified as a Police Officer in the State of Oregon only need to complete the department application. Follow the link below. All other Lateral candidates will need to complete all the testing listed above.
Candidates must also complete a City of Sherwood application by the May 12, 2021 closing date, found at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofsherwood.
Applicants are responsible for contacting NTN and arranging for their own testing. If you have completed the ORPAT with another department, you may submit your results on department letterhead with your application.
Salary Information: $5,304 - $6,769/monthly
Benefit Information: Paid time off (vacation); paid sick leave; group health insurance for Officers and their dependents; flexible spending accounts; HRA/VEBA, group life insurance; long and short term disability insurance; Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); 457 deferred compensation plan; optional direct deposit; credit union membership; and a discounted Sherwood YMCA membership.
Contact Information: Christina JonesHR Managerjonesc@sherwoodoregon.govDepartment Overview: The Sherwood Police Department believes in the philosophy that the police are the public and the public are the police. We believe that law enforcement is a fundamental and critical service to the community and must be maintained as a priority.
Our Mission Statement: The Sherwood Police Department is dedicated to providing professional law enforcement services and preserving the quality of life for its citizens and community.
Our Vision for the Organization: The Sherwood Police Department is a highly respected law enforcement agency. We strive to be technically superior, highly trained and constantly evolving. We work to remain an agency of destination for law enforcement professionals. We seek to remain flexible while keeping ahead of growth; always providing the highest level of service to our community.
Our Organizational Values:Integrity: We are upright in action and resolute in our conviction.Professionalism: We exude character; demonstrate competence & proficiency and value training.Accountability: We are responsible, self-disciplined and transparent.Reliability: We are vigilant, responsive and steadfast.Courage: We demonstrate strength in the face of danger or uncertainty.Compassion: We are understanding, human and kind.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Must be able to correct to 20/20
Academy Certification: Must attend and successfully complete the Police Academy and have possession of DPSST Basic certificate required within one year of appointment.
Equal Opportunity Employer and Preference Points: Veterans' Preference: It is the policy of the City of Sherwood to grant hiring and promotion preference to qualified veterans and disabled veterans in accordance with ORS 408.230, at each stage of the application and interview process. To claim veterans' preference in hiring, a completed Veterans' Preference form along with the required documentation, must be submitted at the time of application.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The City of Sherwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or physical disability. The City of Sherwood provides access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation, contact Human Resources at email@example.com.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, communicate, reach and manipulate objects, tools or controls. The position requires mobility and the ability to operate a motorized vehicle. Duties involve moving or wearing materials weighing up to 25 pounds on a regular basis; however may be required to move adults weighing up to 200 pounds on an infrequent basis. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, motorized vehicle, firearms, etc. Position may be required to deal with violent and combative individuals requiring considerable physical effort.
Working Conditions: Work locations are in all types of indoor and outdoor environments. Contact with individuals who may become violent, combative, under the influence of drugs/alcohol, mentally ill or who have communicable diseases. Incumbent operates police vehicles and may be required to sit/stand/walk for extended periods while performing various duties. Position is subject to 24-hour emergency call-back. Must be available for rotating shifts including weekend assignments.
The City of Sherwood provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities when needed to enable the individual to perform the essential duties and meet the essential requirements of this position. Reasonable accommodations are evaluated on an individual basis in accordance with applicable law.