CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
9101 SE SUNNYBROOK BLVD
CLACKAMAS, OREGON 97015
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Updated: January 16, 2020
Job Classification: Lateral Patrol Deputy
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is currently hiring for Lateral Patrol Deputy. This is an open/continuous process and the recruitment can be closed at any time.
In addition to the above testing, all applicants must complete an online employment application. Start the application process here: https://hrapp.clackamas.us/recruit/jobinfo.html
Salary Information: Annual Salary: $58,513 - $74,888
Benefit Information: See the county website, www.clackamas.us/des/active.html.
Contact Information: Department of Employee Services503firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: The CCSO mission is to preserve life, uphold the law, prevent crime, hold offenders accountable, and promote safety while finding innovative solutions and building partnerships with the community. We will fulfill the mission of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office through teamwork and partnerships, as reflected in the motto: "Working Together to Make a Difference."
Area Information: The CCSO serves over 400,000 residents of the County with 385 employees. As the County's largest law enforcement agency the Sheriff's Office patrols the unincorporated areas of the county as well as several cities that have contracted with CCSO to provide law enforcement for them. The CCSO has many specialized units such as canine, motorcycle patrol, dive team, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), search and rescue, narcotics investigation (SIU), detectives and Corrections Emergency Response Team (CERT). The Sheriff's Office is also required by law to provide correctional facilities for the county and to offer support services to other agencies in the County, such as: the jail, special units and occasionally manpower.
Age: 21 years of age by close date
Years of Service: Must be a certified civilian police officer for at least 18 months within the last five (5) years. Oregon Department of Standards and Training (DPSST) maintains authority to determine acceptable lateral transfer of out of state certification to Oregon.
Applicants not meeting these criteria will be inactivated. If you are not currently or have not been a CERTIFIED CIVILIAN Peace Officer/Deputy within the last five (5) years, please apply for the Deputy Sheriff, Recruit position when available.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Visual and Hearing Acuity: Must meet the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training requirements as detailed in Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs) 259-¬008¬-0000,http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/rules/oars_200/oar_259/259_008.html
Necessary Certifications: Must be able to be certified as a Civilian Police Officer/Deputy by the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Must be free from criminal convictions other than minor traffic violations.
Driving Disqualifiers: Must have an acceptable driving record and the ability to obtain a valid driver's license. See County Driving and Vehicle Policy:
Additional Disqualifiers: Tattoo Policy: http://www.clackamas.us/sheriff/recruiting/faq.html
WORK SCHEDULE: Patrol Division: Four (4) day work week, ten (10) hour a day basis (POA contract language cites exceptions to this schedule.) Shift schedules are determined by seniority and the Peace Officer's Association Collective Bargaining Agreement. http://www.clackamas.us/des/documents/unionpoa.pdf
RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
RECRUITING REQUIREMENTS KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Ability To: Comprehend pertinent federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; utilize properly police equipment and techniques; understand and follow instructions and directions; deal with the public in a firm but courteous manner; knowledge of police practices and techniques of investigation; good physical condition.
Skill To: Properly utilize police equipment and techniques including firearms and restraining devices; conduct investigations, collect, evaluate and analyze facts and draw correct conclusions; drive an automobile in various weather conditions and in high speed pursuits; understand and follow oral and written orders; deal with the public both tactfully and firmly; think clearly and perform effectively in stressful or emergency situations; maintain accurate and complete records.
Clackamas County Scholarship Request Form: Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office has recently joined in a partnership with The National Testing Network. The National Testing Network (NTN) allows applicants to take the law enforcement video and written test and Oregon Physical Abilities Test (ORPAT) at any time at a NTN location and use those scores when applying with Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement positions.
There is a fee associated with this service. However, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office does not want a fee to prevent any interested person from testing to become a Deputy Sheriff (Recruit & Lateral) or Jail Deputy (Recruit & Lateral). If you are interested in taking this test for a law enforcement career opportunity but are discouraged by the fee, please complete this Scholarship Request Form. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office has scholarships available, if you have questions please call the Department of Employee Services at 503-655-8459. All scholarship requests go directly to the Department of Employee Services for processing and approval. The Sheriff’s Office will only be informed how many scholarships are granted for each recruitment cycle, not which applicants request the scholarship. Receiving a scholarship has no bearing on your scoring or testing outcomes. Upon acceptance, this scholarship is only valid for Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. You will be notified of your acceptance and sent a voucher number. Please do not sign up for testing until you have received your voucher number. Clackamas County will not forward this scholarship or test results to other agencies.
The request form can be found at http://www.clackamas.us/des/documents/ntnscholarship.pdf.