TILLAMOOK POLICE DEPARTMENT
207 MADRONA AVENUE
TILLAMOOK, OREGON 97141
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Updated: November 12, 2020
Job Classification: Police Officer (Entry Level & Lateral)
Tillamook Police Department is building an ongoing eligibility list for Entry Level and Lateral Police Officers.
Tillamook Police Department is building an ongoing eligibility list for Entry Level and Lateral Police Officers. Entry Level candidates must complete the ORPAT and Frontline National tests for this position. ORPAT is scheduled separately from the NTN home page. You must schedule both a Frontline National and ORPAT test for this position.
Lateral Police Officer 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.gov/
Salary Information:$26.37 to $35.94 hourly
Benefits Information: The City of Tillamook provides an excellent health coverage plan for employee and eligible dependents, including medical, vision, prescription, dental, life insurance, and long-term disability. Officers pay 10% of the medical premium at present. All uniforms and equipment provided. Overtime is paid at 1.5 times the regular rate of pay. City of Tillamook employees participates in the Oregon Public Employee Retirement (PERS) retirement plan with the employee paying their 6%. Paid vacation and sick time with the ability to accrue up to 80 hours in compensatory time. Employees earn 10 hours of holiday pay each month. Eligible employees may receive incentive pay for special assignments such as; Detective earn 5% above base pay, Evidence/Property Officer can earn up to 3% above their base pay. DPSST Certification pay; Intermediate is 3%, Advanced is 5%. Shift differential is 3% a month for those Officers assigned night shift during that month. Each Officer receives a $50 a month cellular phone allowance. For those Officers who are assigned as a Field Training Officer will receive $75 a month when actively training. Those Officers who pass the physical fitness standards earn $50 a month.
Contact Information:Nick TroxelDetectiventroxel@tillamookor.gov503-842-2522
Department Overview:The City of Tillamook Police Departments currently employs 13 employees (10 sworn, 3 non-sworn) 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, Evidence, Animal Control, Ordinance Enforcement, 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.
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: Preferred
Prior Experience: Preferred
Minimum Qualifications:: Participate in competitive testing including physical fitness testing, 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 24 hour rotating shifts including holidays and weekends. Ability to complete departmental recruit training course 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.
Additional Disqualifiers: Oregon's minimum standards to work as a law enforcement officer and background disqualifiers can be found in OAR 259-008-0010-0070.
Other Hiring Information : OUT OF STATE CANDIDATES:
If you have a valid and current PAT test from another State, you will still need to submit an ORPAT score because ORPAT is required as part of acquiring your Oregon DPSST certificate at the Academy once hired.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Qualified applicants who are bilingual in English/Spanish or American Sign Language are encouraged to apply.