LINN COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE
1115 SE JACKSON STREET
ALBANY, OREGON 97322
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Updated: August 27, 2021
This posting is currently open until December 31, 2021.
Job Classification: Deputy Sheriff (Criminal Patrol) - Entry Level Candidates
The Linn County Sheriff's Office is recruiting for Entry Level candidates for current and future positions. The Sheriff's Office may close this recruitment at any time, without further notice.
All candidates must complete the Frontline and ORPAT tests for this position. For the Frontline test, applicants must pass all sections of the testing. Additionally, a passing score of 65% or higher on the video exam is required. The ORPAT is scheduled separately and you must pass the ORPAT with a time at or below 5:30. Applicants residing in Oregon may take the ORPAT with the National Testing Network. If you have proof of a passing ORPAT dated within one year of your application date, you may attach verification to your NEOGOV application or email it directly to Kori Goff at email@example.com. It must either come directly to Linn County from the agency or be on agency letterhead with agency contact information.
If you are an out-of-state applicant, your application may be accepted without an ORPAT score. However, an ORPAT score with NTN is required before a final offer of employment is given.
Department Information: Please visit www.LinnSheriff.org to learn about the experience of being a valuable member of our team at the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.
Area Information: Linn County, Oregon is a county of approximately 2,300 square miles encompassing the very best Oregon has to offer. Extending from the confluence of the Willamette River and the Santiam River to the crest of the Cascade Mountain Range, Linn County’s terrain is as diverse as its people. From grass seed farming and specialized metals fabrication to high-tech automation and lumber mills, Linn County is the sought-after area in Oregon for people to call home.
Population: approximately 127,000
Salary Information: From $4,633 up to $5,834 per month (base salary)
Age: 21 (at time of employment)
US Citizen: Lawfully work within the US
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Department of Public Safety Standards and Training requirement of 20/30 corrected.
Necessary Certifications: Be able to be certified as a police officer by the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training. DPSST Minimum Standards of Employment as a Law Enforcement Officer are located at www.oregon.gov/DPSST (Administrative Rule ).
Minimum requirements for Entry Level Candidates per Department of Public Safety Standards and Training::
Additional requirements per Linn County:
Background Check: Finalists for this position will be subject to an extensive background investigation. Some issues that might cause an applicant to be withheld from further consideration include, but are not limited to the following:
Additional Disqualifiers: Must pass a thorough background investigation, psychological exam, medical exam including drug screen, and integrity interview that establishes strong moral character. Any conduct that could compromise the integrity of the employee, other employees, the Sheriff’s Office or the County will be closely evaluated. Failure to read and follow directions may also disqualify candidates. The individual shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others in the workplace.
Tentative Hiring Process:
Full Job Description & Details: Please refer to the official Linn County job description for this position located here: http://www.co.linn.or.us/Pay Tables/Job Descriptions/680.pdf
Contact Information: Kori GoffRecruitment/TrainingRecruitment@linnsheriff.org