FLORENCE POLICE DEPARTMENT
250 HWY 101
FLORENCE, OREGON 97439
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Updated: February 02, 2021
Job Classification: Corrections Officer
All applicants must complete an online employment application in order to be eligible for consideration. Start the application process here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/florenceor
Applicants must submit applications and REACT scores through NTN by the date identified in the open recruitment. Applicants are responsible for contacting NTN and arranging for their own testing. All tests must have been completed within one year of your application date.
An eligibility list will be established, which will be retained for 1 year, or until the list has been exhausted or discarded at the sole discretion of the City.
Salary Information: Depends on CBA and Qualifications; see job posting.
Benefit Information: https://www.ci.florence.or.us/hr/benefit-highlights
Department Overview: The Florence Police Department is a team of dedicated professionals and volunteers from the community we serve whose commitment to excellence is reflected in everything we do.
The Florence Police Department has the responsibility to provide the public safety protection services, including the operation of a city jail, to serve the community whose population can swell up to 15,000-20,000 people during the summer season.
The Florence Police Department has 24 positions authorized that consist of a Police Chief, Police Commander, three Sergeants, an Executive Assistant, 1 Detective, 9 Police Officers, 1 Corrections Officer and 7 Communications Officers. We currently have 1.46 sworn police officers per 1000 population.
The Florence Police Department provides supplemental policing services to the Confederated Tribes Three Rivers Casino and Hatch Tract. Additionally, the Florence Police Department also maintains the Florence Municipal Jail and provides police services as needed for the Florence Municipal Court. The Police Department is also home to the West Lane Public Safety Answering Point 911 Dispatch Center, responsible for dispatching Police, Fire, and Ambulance throughout an approximate 540 square mile area.
Area Information: Florence is located on the central Oregon coast, about an hour west of Eugene. We’d best be described as rural, but not remote. With several restaurants, grocery stores, major hospitals, casinos, and several indoor and outdoor activities, Florence is a year-round destination.
US Citizen: Possess or be able to obtain US citizenship per OAR.
High School Grad/GED: Possess High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Possess or obtain a valid Oregon driver's license by hire date with an acceptable driving record.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Read, write, and speak the English language with high school level proficiency.
Vision: Require vision consistent with Police Standards set by the State of Oregon.
College: Any higher-level education degree with an emphasis in criminal justice or related field is desirable, but not required.
Academy Certification: Posses or obtain a Department of Public Safety and Standards Training (DPSST) Basic Corrections Officer Certification within 12 months of appointment.
Prior Experience: Desirable, but not required.
Equal Opportunity Employer: It is the policy of the City to treat applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital, or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law (except where there are bona fide occupational qualifications). Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship including recruitment, hiring, promotion, layoff, termination, demotion, transfer, training, rates of pay, fringe benefits, use of facilities, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.