TILLAMOOK POLICE DEPARTMENT
207 MADRONA AVENUE
TILLAMOOK, OREGON 97141
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Updated: September 09, 2020
Job Classification: School Resource Officer / Detective - Lateral
Tillamook Police Department is recruiting for School Resource Officer / Detective.Interested in developing positive community oriented relationships with a school district & community who supports Law Enforcement? You have a passion and ability to collaborate with schools and community based organizations to provide a positive and visible Law Enforcement presence on school campuses - you need to consider working here!
Lateral candidates from out the State of Oregon must complete the Frontline National tests. You must schedule a Frontline National test for this position. Testing for the Frontline National is available at the Brooklake campus of Chemeketa Community College.
Lateral candidates who are currently certified as a Police Officer in the State of Oregon only need to complete the department application. Follow the link below. All other Lateral candidates will need to complete all the testing listed above.
Candidates must also fill out the department application at: http://tillamookor.govDeadline to submit application packet and scores is September 4, 2020 at 4:00 pm.
Salary Information: $26.37 to $35.94 hourly
Benefits Information: The City of Tillamook provides an excellent and competitive benefit package. Please visit the City’s website where the collective bargaining agreement is posted for more information.
Contact Information:Nick TroxelDetectiventroxel@tillamookor.gov503-842-2522
Department Overview: The City of Tillamook Police Departments currently employs 12 10 sworn law enforcement officers working together to support our mission, "Serving the Community by Providing Quality Public Safety With Respect, Ethics, and Professionalism”. The Tillamook Police Department is a full-service police department with opportunities for special assignments such as Criminal Detective, School Resource Officer, Child Abuse Detective, Evidence, Animal Control, Ordinance Enforcement, Corporal, Sergeant and Training. Patrol shifts are 10 hours, four days a week. This is followed by three days off. Patrol shifts are bid every four months giving the employee an opportunity to work all three shifts, days, swings and nights, rotating every four months.
City Information: The City of Tillamook is on the northern coast of Oregon just 74 miles west of Portland next to Tillamook Bay. As the county seat, it is the center of business in the region and the crossroads from which visitors can reach Tillamook County’s many beaches, parks, and recreational opportunities.Tillamook has long been a hard-working community built around the area’s timber, dairy and fishing industries. Today, with a rapidly growing tourism industry added to the mix, the city is enjoying a renaissance. Classic downtown buildings are being refurbished, new ones are being built, a new waste treatment plant has been constructed to serve future growth, and the Tillamook Urban Renewal Agency is at work revitalizing the city.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Qualified applicants who are bilingual in English/Spanish
or American Sign Language are encouraged to apply.
Vision: Oregon's minimum standards to work as a law enforcement officer and
background disqualifiers can be found in OAR 259-008-0010-0070.
Academy Certification: Certified or certifiable in the State of Oregon.
Prior Experience: Three years full-time sworn Law Enforcement Officer.
Minimum Qualifications: Participate in competitive testing including testing in reading
comprehension, writing skills, written, physical/vision, hearing and psychological
examinations, and be able to pass strict Police Department background investigation
and drug testing. Must pass the pre-employment drug test. Must pass the pre-
employment background check. Must be able to work periodic overtime and a variety of
rotating shifts including holidays and weekends. Ability to complete departmental
training and to gain eligibility for Basic Certificate issued by the Oregon Board of Public
Safety Standards and Training.
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring: 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).
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Felony convictions. Misdemeanor convictions for:
Domestic violence (DV); Currently named as the Respondent in a Restraining Order
Crime of dishonesty; and/or, Crime that resulted in serious physical injury to another.
Any repeated convictions of an offense which indicate disrespect for the law, a lack of
good moral character or disposition towards violence and disorder.
Driving Disqualifiers: No major traffic violations in the last three years and not more than
one major traffic violation during a lifetime.
Drug Use Disqualifiers: Illegal manufacture, transport, or sale of a controlled substance.
Employment Disqualifiers: Discharge from employment, where such discharge indicates
poor behavior and/or an inability adjusting to discipline. A Dishonorable Discharge from
the armed forces. Oregon's minimum standards to work as a law enforcement officer
and background disqualifiers can be found in OAR 259-008-0010-0070.