ALBANY, CITY OF, POLICE DEPARTMENT
2600 Pacific Blvd SW
ALBANY, OREGON 97321
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Updated: July 21, 2021
Classification: Police Officer - Entry Level
The City of Albany is currently accepting applications to establish an eligibility pool to fill current and future openings for entry level Police Officer. The department requires the completion of the Frontline National exam as well as their department application.
Department Application: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/albanyor
Salary Information: $2,633.71 - $3,316.19 Semi-Monthly
POSITION INCENTIVES:1. City-provided uniforms, duty weapon, equipment, and uniform cleaning for sworn, uniformed personnel.2. Annual firearms range membership paid by City.3. Bilingual Pay (Spanish) 3% -Intermediate 5% -Advanced4. 2% ORPAT Pay (must have score of 5 minutes 30 seconds or less once annually)5. Education Pay * 3% - Associate's Degree 6% - Bachelor's Degree6. DPSST Certification Pay * 3% -Intermediate 6% -Advanced* Per the Collective Bargaining Agreement, total education and DPSST certification incentive pay will not exceed ten (10%) percent at one time.
Department Information: Albany sits in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette River valley, on the banks of the Willamette and Calapooia rivers.
From river town beginnings and the development first of the railroads and later highways and Interstate 5, Albany’s nickname of “Hub City” is the perfect way to describe how you’ll be at the center of all that Oregon has to offer.
In around an hour you can be in Portland to the north; Pacific Ocean beaches and deep sea fishing to the west; and skiing, camping, fishing, boating, hunting, and more to the east in the Cascades.
City Information: Albany is in Linn and Benton Counties
Inside the 17.7 square miles of city limits, Albany is credited by historians and architects with having the most varied collection of historic buildings in Oregon. This collection includes styles from the 1840s through the late 1920s and is concentrated in an area of about 100 square blocks. Four historic districts are listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
US Citizen: Must be a U.S. citizen, or obtain U.S. citizenship within 18 months from the hire date, or be a nonimmigrant legal admitted to the U.S. under a Compact of Free Association (OAR 259-008-0010)
High School Grad/GED: High school diploma or GED equivalent
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Must possess or obtain a valid Oregon driver's license and meet the Department's personal driving record standards prior to assuming duties.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Must be able to proficiently and effectively read, speak, and write the English language. Bilingual in English and Spanish desirable.
College: Special consideration may be given for a college degree in criminal justice, social science, or related field.
Qualifications & Requirements:
RECRUITMENT & SELECTION TIMELINE: The screening process will consist of the following: (Dates subject to change)