PORT OF PORTLAND POLICE
P.O. BOX 3529
PORTLAND, OREGON 97208
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Updated: December 04, 2019
Classification: Police Officer - Lateral Transfer
Refer to Port of Portland's Entry Level posting for more info for lateral submission.
The Port of Portland is currently building an eligibility list for Lateral Police Officer. The Port of Portland is requiring a passing ORPAT. ORPAT is scheduled separately from the NTN home page.
Lateral Candidates you must schedule ORPAT test for this position. Out of state laterals who have completed a comparable physical abilities test in the last six months may submit their scores for review in lieu of taking the ORPAT test
The Port of Portland also requires the PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account.
To be considered for employment with the Port of Portland, you must also apply at www.portofportland.com
*To be considered as a Lateral transfer applicant, you must be currently certified or eligible to be certified as a Police Officer in the State of Oregon without attending the Basic Police Academy AND who have a minimum of three years of experience as a State Certified Police Officer.
Salary Information: Depends on QualificationsBasic Certification3 years: $71,687.204 years: $75,851.365 years: $80,402.40
Intermediate Certification3 years: $73,837.924 years: $78,126.885 years: $82,815.20
Advanced Certification3 years: $75,988.644 years: $80,402.405 years: $85,225.92
Benefit Information: Medical, Dental, Vision, S/T Disability, L/T Disability, Deferred Compensation, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Oregon PERS
Contact Information: Sr. Staffing Specialist Monique Huntermonique.firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: The Police Department emphasizes a high level of professionalism and visibility. Officers provide all law enforcement functions at PDX. Officers also provide for the security of the airport, which includes security patrols of the airport perimeter, enforcement of the airport´s security plan and access systems, participation in intelligence networks, and support of the FBI, TSA, and U.S. Customs security functions. Officers are normally assigned to foot patrol within the airport terminal or to vehicle patrol on the public roadways and non-public airfield perimeter. Officers are required to respond to a variety of emergency situations, some of which may be life-threatening in nature. The department maintains the highest levels of officer safety training, procedures, and equipment
Port of Portland Police Officers are certified peace officers as defined by ORS 133.005. In addition to the traditional aspects of law enforcement patrol, Port of Portland officers enjoy unique responsibilities, including, but not limited to:
For additional information about the Port of Portland Police Department, please visit our website: https://www.portofportland.com/PublicSafety/Police
Age: Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Oregon or Washington State driver's license by hire date.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Vision requirements must meet Oregon DPSST Standards.
College: (2 or 4 year preferred)
Prior Experience: To be considered as a Lateral transfer applicant, you must currently be certified or eligible to be certified as a Police Officer in the State of Oregon without attending the Basic Police Academy AND have a minimum of three years of experience as a State Certified Police Officer.
Necessary Certifications: Valid ORPAT prior to application. The Port of Portland will reimburse candidates selected for employment.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors, Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: At a minimum, candidates must be able to meet the Oregon DPSST standards for employment for a law enforcement officer.
Additional Disqualifiers: Candidates must pass all medical, physical, written, oral and psychological evaluations as well as an extensive background investigation.