OREGON, CITY OF, POLICE DEPARTMENT
5330 SEAMAN ROAD
OREGON CITY, OHIO 43616
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Updated: January 04, 2021
Job Classification: Police Officer
The City of Oregon is building an eligibility list for potential vacancies in 2021. To be considered on this eligibility list all testing must be completed by January 31, 2021. WE ANTICIPATE HAVING SEVERAL OPENINGS FOR POLICE OFFICER IN EARLY 2021.
The City of Oregon does not require a PAT (Physical Abilities Test) through NTN. PAT testing will be conducted by the City of Oregon. Candidates must meet department standards for physical fitness, strength, flexibility, and endurance. Please review the Police Officer Applicant Packet before registering for the examination: www.oregonohio.org/Job_Opportunities/testing-dates.html .
Salary Information: Salary is based upon negotiations with the Oregon Police Patrolmen’s Association. Ranges as of July 1, 2019 are as follows:
Step 1 – Step 7 ($29.36 - $36.23/per hour)(The regular hourly wage rate for officers shall be reduced by $1.50 per hour while the officer is in Field Training.)
Benefit Information: The City of Oregon offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical/prescription/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, and participation in Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund. The City of Oregon offers paid holidays, sick leave accrual, sick leave bonus, vacation accrual, comp time, shift differential, longevity, job-related tuition reimbursement, uniforms, and dry cleaning.
Applicant Contact Person:Sandy GarverickExec Asst/Civil Service Clerk419email@example.com
Department Overview: The Oregon Police Department is a progressive, motivated, well-equipped police department active in its community. We focus on Community Policing by partnering with both individuals and organizations. We continue to be a regional leader in preparedness and training for active aggressor events. Our officers are trained in and provided with the most up-to-date technology available in order to keep them safe and help them to succeed.
City Information: The City of Oregon is 28 sq. miles located on Maumee Bay with several miles of Lake Erie shoreline. It is home to Maumee Bay State Park as well as Pearson Metro Park. The city has an excellent school system as well as recreational programs for both children and adults. Oregon is home to, or only minutes away from, any dining or shopping need.
Age: Must be 21 years of age and less than 35 years of age at appointment. (Per ORC 124.41)
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes, a valid drivers license from any state.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
College: Must have completed two years of course work in any discipline from an accredited college or university defined as completion of at least 60 semester credit hours or at least 90 quarter hours with a G.P.A. no lower than 2.0.
Academy Certification: Not required at time of appointment. However, candidate must successfully complete the Ohio Peace Officers Certification Program within one year from date of appointment. In addition, any individual who is certified as a peace officer in the State of Ohio at the time of taking a Police Officer examination and who receives a passing score (70% or better) on the Police Officer examination shall have three (3) numerical points added to his/her passing score.
Prior Experience: No
Drug and Nicotine Free - Pertaining to all tobacco and nicotine products: Yes
Motor Vehicle Driving Record: If you have any convictions of the following within a three-year period of application, you are not insurable under the city’s risk management program, and thus not eligible for a police officer position:
Performance Responsibilities: Under general supervision, must perform various duties to protect and serve the general public; enforce and uphold the laws set forth by the Constitution of the United States, the State of Ohio, and the Charter of the City of Oregon; perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum Physical Fitness Standards, Vision Standards and DOT Hearing Standards: Candidate must pass these minimum standards as detailed in the Police Officer Applicant Packet on the City's website.
Psychological Fitness Evaluation: Candidate must pass a psychological fitness evaluation given by a professional chosen by the Civil Service Commission showing that the applicant meets psychological requirements necessary to perform the duties of a police officer.
Physical Examination: Candidate must pass a physical examination showing applicant is free from cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases and able to meet the physical requirements to perform duties of a police officer.
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqulifiers: No person shall be eligible for appointment who has been convicted of felony, theft, or any other crime that may, in the view of the Civil Service Commission, compromise public trust. All applicants must pass a background check to make this determination.
Hiring Standards/Applicant Packet: Please review the City of Oregon Applicant Packet which includes details on the selection process and hiring standards for Police Officers. You are encouraged to review this information carefully as the Oregon Civil Service Commission wants to ensure that each individual testing for the position of Police Officer understands the entire process.
You must fill out a City of Oregon application as well as a NTN application to be eligible.
You can access the Police Officer Applicant Packet at the following: www.oregonohio.org/Job_Opportunities/testing-dates.html