DALLAS OREGON POLICE DEPARTMENT
187 SE COURT STREET
DALLAS, OREGON 97338
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Updated: February 21, 2020
Job Classification: Police Officer – Lateral or Entry
The City of Dallas is currently hiring for Police Officer – Lateral or Entry. All candidates must take the FrontLine National test OR the National Police Officer Selection Test (POST) and have a valid passing ORPAT (all tests must have been completed within one year of your application date).
Candidates must also complete a City of Dallas application, found at http://www.dallasor.gov/215/How-to-Apply.
Applicants must submit a completed City of Dallas Law Enforcement Application to the City of Dallas, Attn: Human Resources, 187 SE Court St, Dallas, OR 97338.
Applicants are responsible for contacting NTN and arranging for their own testing. If you have completed the ORPAT and/or POST with another department, you may submit your results on department letterhead with your application.
Salary Information: $4,880.97 - $6,082.57/mo
Benefit Information: An attractive benefit package is provided, including medical, dental (choice of 2 plans), and vision insurance with a VEBA account, life insurance, long-term disability, and AD&D coverage. The City pays 97% of the insurance premium for the employee and dependents and makes a monthly contribution to the employee's VEBA. This is a PERS position with the 6% employee share paid by the City. We also offer a 457 deferred compensation plan (employee funded). Employees receive paid vacation and sick leave as well as paid time off in lieu of holidays. Once an entry-level employee completes probation, s/he is eligible for qualification-based incentive pay; lateral employees are eligible for incentives immediately.
Candidate ContactEmily Gagner, HR Manager503-831-3557Emily.Gagner@dallasor.gov
Department Overview: The dedicated professionals of Dallas PD serve a population of about 15,600 residents. Our staff includes nineteen sworn police officers, five civilian staff members and a cadre of dedicated volunteers who share their own time in the capacity of reserve police officers, a chaplain, and office assistants. The members of the Dallas Police Department truly care about the safety of our community and providing excellent customer service. Our policing philosophy balances a foundation of traditional policing concepts with innovative and progressive methods to help evolve with our citizens into the future. Community problems are often best addressed by working in partnership with citizens; therefore, Dallas PD will continually strive to improve public relations and increase public confidence.
Area Information: Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, Dallas is in the heart of it all. Just 13 miles west of Salem, close to the coast, and an easy drive from beautiful vineyards and wineries, we think you'll find just what you are looking for in Dallas. Dallas has many treasures, with many beautiful City parks, the Dallas Aquatic Center, and small town charm. A short drive away is the 2,500 acre Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge, the Black Rock trail system - Oregon's first free ride area for mountain biking, and award-winning wines.
Age: 21 (per DPSST Requirements)
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: DPSST standard: Visual acuity corrected to 20/20, possess normal color discrimination and peripheral vision
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring: Once hired, must pass DPSST Academy post-hire (for entry-level or non-certified lateral)
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Please see OAR 259-008-0070 for felony and criminal disqualifiers.
Driving Disqualifiers: Per City of Dallas Driving Policy. Please also see OAR 259-008-0070 for a full list of driving disqualifiers.
Drug Use Disqualifiers: Please see OAR 259-008-0070 for drug use disqualifiers. Must pass a drug screen prior to employment.
Financial Disqualifiers: Please see OAR 259-008-0070 for financial disqualifiers.
Additional Disqualifiers: The Dallas Police Department will make a determination regarding a candidate’s overall suitability to be considered for employment as a police officer based on the totality of their history in the areas above.