LAKE OSWEGO POLICE DEPARTMENT
380 A AVENUE
LAKE OSWEGO, OREGON 97034
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Updated: August 11, 2020
Job Classification: Police Officer Entry Level
The City of Lake Oswego Police Department is building an ongoing eligibility list for Police Officer Entry Level.
Candidates must complete a department application, found at https://agency.governmentjobs.com/lakeoswego/default.cfm.
The Department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ should be completed as soon as possible to be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: $30.08 / hour - $38.40 / hour
Benefit Information: Benefit Summary
Contact Information:Julia WarrenHuman Resources Analyst503firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: The Lake Oswego Police Department is known for maintaining a high level of service to the community. There are 42 full-time sworn-officers. Special Assignments include two K9 Handers, two Motor Officers, four Detectives, a TriMet Officer, SWAT Officer, Training Officer, School Resource Officer, and an Adult Resource Officer. The Department is also home to a Communication Center with 15 Trained Emergency Medical Dispatchers.
Area Information: Located in the northwestern corner of Clackamas County on the banks of the scenic Willamette River and hugging the shore of a 405-acre lake, Lake Oswego is nestled among many of Oregon’s greatest attractions: Mount Hood, the Oregon Coast, the Columbia Gorge, and nearby vineyards, farmlands, and forests. Lake Oswego is also ideally situated close to Oregon’s major metropolitan areas – just eight miles south of downtown Portland and about 45 minutes north of the state capitol in Salem.
Lake Oswego is considered one of the finest residential areas in Oregon. Unlike some communities its size, Lake Oswego offers full-service police and fire protection, a celebrated library, and parks system.
Age: At least 21 years of age
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: By hire date, a valid driver’s license in your state of residence
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Vision Correctable to 20/20
College: Not required
Academy Certification: Required within 1 year from Academy Graduation Date
Prior Experience: Not required
Education and Experience: To qualify, candidates must be a U.S. citizen, have no felony conviction, be at least 21 years of age, have as a minimum a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, vision correctable to 20/20, a valid driver’s license, and the ability to successfully complete a thorough background investigation and post-offer psychological and medical examination, including pre-employment drug screen. This position is subject to mandatory participation in electronic funds transfer (EFT) for payment of net wages (i.e., Direct Deposit or PayCard).
For a complete list of the essential duties, knowledge, skills and abilities required, and physical and mental demands please review the complete job description at www.ci.oswego.or.us.