LINN COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE
1115 SE JACKSON STREET
ALBANY, OREGON 97322
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Updated: March 30, 2020
This posting is currently open until June 30, 2020.
Job Classification: Deputy Sheriff (Criminal Patrol) - Entry Level Candidates
The Linn County Sheriff's Office is building an eligibility list for Deputy Sheriff (Criminal Patrol) for Entry Level candidates. The Sheriff's Office is building an ongoing eligibility list for current and future positions. The application process will close, and all NTN test scores must be received by, June 30th, 2019. The Sheriff's Office may close this recruitment at any time, without further notice.
All applicants must successfully pass the ORPAT with a time at or below 5:30. Applicants residing in Oregon may take the ORPAT with the National Testing Network or electronically attach to their NEOGOV application proof of a passing ORPAT taken dated within 1 year of the closing date of this recruitment. ORPAT proof must state the date it was passed, the agency administering the ORPAT, the passing time, and the applicant's name. It must either come directly to Linn County from the agency or be on agency letterhead. ORPAT proof may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
(For Out-of-State Applicants): An application may be accepted without an ORPAT score. However, an ORPAT score with NTN is required to move forward in the hiring process.
Candidates who have completed both the ORPAT and Frontline National tests, must go to NEOGOV.com or http://agency.governmentjobs.com/linnsheriff/default.cfm and apply for the Deputy Sheriff (Criminal) Entry Level position to be eligible for this recruitment.
Salary Information: From $4,304 up to $5,420 per month (base salary)
Bilingual Pay: Employees who are fluent in Spanish (and possibly Russian and/or American Sign Language) and use these skills while on duty will receive an additional 5% per month after passing a Standardized Language Fluency test administered by Linn County. Bilingual Pay is awarded at the discretion of the Sheriff.
*****For example, a Deputy Sheriff with 15 years at Linn County, topped-out on the salary scale with full-family health benefits and incentive pay (Bachelor’s Degree, Advanced Certification, Bilingual) receives a total annual package of approximately $129,535.*****
Contact Information:Kori GoffRecruitment/Trainingrecruitment@linnsheriff.org
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.
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 259-008-0010).
Minimum requirements for Entry Level Candidates: Must meet the following State Department of Public Safety Standards and Training requirements:
Must meet the following Linn County Requirements:
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:
Driving Disqualifiers: Must be a competent and licensed operator of vehicles in the State of Oregon.
Drug Use Disqualifiers: No arrests or convictions for any felony or any misdemeanor crimes involving the unlawful use, possession, delivery, or manufacturing of a controlled substance, narcotic or dangerous drug.
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