Entry-level Police Officer

Beaverton, OR
City of Beaverton

$34.09 Hourly

The Beaverton Police Department is accepting applications for entry level Police Officers. If you want to make a real impact within the diverse Beaverton community, enjoy a variety of tasks and duties at work, and thrive in a professional, progressive, proactive organization, this may be the opportunity for you!


Perform duties in the Officer classification and other related duties as assigned including but not limited to:

  • Enforce criminal and traffic laws
  • Make arrests
  • Issue citations
  • Investigate accidents
  • Patrol roads, highways and businesses
  • Write reports
  • Appear in court
  • Handle prisoners

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 90 college credit hours and/or work skills and life experience that are relevant to a law enforcement career.
  • 21 years of age or older by the time of hire.
  • A US citizen within 18 months of hire or a non-immigrant legally admitted to the United States under a Compact of Free Association.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to meet the city’s driving standards .
  • May never have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that reflects adversely on the capacity to serve as a police officer.
  • Able to pass written exam, physical agility test and run a mile under nine minutes.
  • Abie to pass background and reference check, drug screen, medical and psychological evaluation.
  • Abie to obtain Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) within 18 months of date of hire.
  • Able to work varied shifts including weekends and holidays.