LINCOLN CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
1503 SE EAST DEVILS LAKE ROAD
LINCOLN CITY, OREGON 97367
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Updated: August 23, 2021
Job Classification: Police Officer
The City of Lincoln City is currently recruiting for Police Officers. Further information is available here.
Salary Information: $26.75 - $35.82
Benefit Information: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, LTD, STD, AFLAC, PTO and much more
Contact Information:Abigail DonowhoHuman Resources Supervisoradonowho@lincolncity.org
"Why would a candidate want to come work here?"
Come to work for a dynamic police agency that enjoys enthusiastic support from our community. Because of the outstanding relationship that has been built between our employees and our citizens, our employees have state of the art equipment, highly competitive pay and great benefits. Our community is also building a new state of the art police facility.
We provide top quality training and career development, supported by a Command staff geared toward mentoring and helping our employees achieve their goals and be the best.
Community Policing and community involvement is a high priority. Our employees sponsor a 12-week Citizens Academy, two-week youth Summer Camp, Women's Self Defense Classes, National Night Blue Christmas, Neighborhood Watch, Thanksgiving meal deliveries, and Coffee with a Cop.
Officers have the training and ability to work their cases from start to finish, whether it is a neighborhood dispute or a serious felony and learn all facets of law enforcement. Our department has career-building opportunities for those who are ready, such as a School Resource Officer, K9 position, several specialty instructor disciplines, a Street Crimes Officer, positions on our county interagency Tactical Response Team, Major Crash Investigator, as well as Detective and Leadership positions.
Our employees are surrounded by an enthusiastic, professional group of team members with the highest integrity, standards, and work ethic. If you have high moral and ethical standards; if you want to serve and be genuinely involved in your community; if you want to become a well-rounded, skilled police officer; if you want opportunities to build a great and rewarding career; This Department is where you want to be.
City Information: Lincoln City is located on the scenic Oregon Coast in Lincoln County at the 45th parallel. It is bordered by 680-acre Devils Lake and the Coast Range on the east, and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Lincoln City boasts 7.5 miles of beautiful, clean sandy beaches, with the Salmon River and Cascade Head to the north, and the Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the south.
Lincoln City enjoys a mild maritime climate and is a popular tourist destination. Daytime highs in the winter are usually around 50 degrees, with lows typically remaining above freezing. Summer highs are 60-70 degrees on the beaches, increasing to 80-90 degrees just a few miles inland. Annual precipitation averages 76.3 inches, with most rainfall occurring during the winter months. Prevailing winds come from the northwest in the summer and from the southwest in the winter. The consistent breeze enjoyed at our beaches makes Lincoln City one of the best places in the world to fly a kite. Surging and kite-boarding conditions are also world-class. The air quality is excellent.
Population: 8400 residents with 25,000-50,000 visitors daily
Age: Must be 21 years or older
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Must obtain Oregon license upon relocation
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Monocular Vision 20/30 Corrected in each eye and not worse than 20/100 uncorrected in either eye. If uncorrected vision is worse than 20/100, applicant must wear soft contact lenses to meet the corrected vision requirement.
College: Not required, but beneficial
Academy Certification: Yes within 1 year
Prior Experience: Preferred, but not required
Lincoln City Requirements: Non-Lateral applicants must be able to pass the Oregon Physical Abilities test at a time of 5:30 or less by the end of DPSST training. Finalist who pass the written exam and Oral boards will have to pass a background investigation, psychological exam, medical/eye exam, and drug testing.