KLAMATH FALLS POLICE DEPARTMENT
2501 SHASTA WAY
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON 97601
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Updated: February 11, 2020
Job Classification: Police Officer
The City of Klamath Falls Police Department is building an eligibility list for future vacancies for Police Officer.
All 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. Testing for both Frontline National and ORPAT is available at the Brooklake campus of Chemeketa Community College. ORPAT testing is also available at the City of Klamath Falls Police Department by appointment.
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: $5016-$6158 plus up to 18% incentive pay
Benefit Information: Full Medical and Dental, PERS, 457 optional
Contact Information:Jack DanielLieutenant541email@example.com
Department Overview: The City of Klamath Falls Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officer. This position is responsible for patrol and investigative law enforcement activities. Salary of $5,016 - $6,158 (mo) DOE with additional incentive packages up to 18% of base salary plus an excellent benefits package and a professional work environment, making this position extremely competitive. Klamath Falls is a great place to live and work!
Located in the south-central region of Oregon and bordering northern California, Klamath Falls sits on the southern shore of the Upper Klamath Lake, nestled in the Klamath Basin on the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains. Klamath Falls enjoys nearly 300 days of sunshine each year. The City of Klamath Falls has an urban population of approximately 42,000, with an actual population of 23,000.
Steeped in history, the area offers an outstanding array of natural and cultural wonders. Just sixty miles south of Crater Lake, and seventy miles north of Mt. Shasta, south central Oregon is unsurpassed for beauty and diversity of activities. Klamath Falls offers a variety of outdoor recreation such as cross- country skiing, golfing, fishing, hunting and canoeing. It is known for its splendid bird watching and is the home of the highest concentrations of bald eagles in the Pacific Northwest.
It also offers a plethora of arts and culture with numerous antique shops and museums along with plays and musicals. Visitors can ride the downtown Trolley or follow the Old Town Historic Walking Tour.
Klamath Falls has experienced a new boom in the past few years with several large housing developments being built and many new businesses locating in the area. Major local employers include:
Population: Urban Population 42,000, City Population 23,000
Age: Minimum 21 years of age
US Citizen: Be a citizen of the United States or a nonimmigrant legally admitted to the United States under a Compact of Free Association within 18 months of hire date.
High School Grad/GED: High School Diploma or GED
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Valid Driver’s License
Ability to Read/Speak English: Required
College: Bachelor Degree Preferred (5% pay Incentive) but not required
Academy Certification: Lateral Preferred but not required
Prior Experience: Preferred but not required.
Hiring Process: ORPAT Test, Written Test, Oral Board, Chief’s Interview, Comprehensive Background Check, Medical Screening, Drug Test and Psychological Examination.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Preference and pay incentive for bilingual (5%).
Preference to Military Veterans and Disabled Veterans.
Shifts and incentives: