Police Officer TWO WEEK ON TWO WEEK OFF ROTATION

Bethel, AK
Bethel Police Department

The City of Bethel is located in the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge at the mouth of the Kuskokwim River, 40 miles inland from the Bering Sea and 400 miles west of Anchorage. There are no roads that lead in or out of Bethel to the continuous road system of Alaska. Bethel is the largest City in Western Alaska; Western Alaska is roughly equal to the size of the state of Washington. The City of Bethel has approximately 6,500 year around residents, with an average population being higher, due to us being the commercial and governmental hub of the region.

The City of Bethel Police Department is currently recruiting for Lateral Police Officers. All Police Officers work a TWO WEEK ON TWO WEEK OFF schedule. You DO NOT have to live in the state of Alaska. We currently have a staff of 32, which includes civilian and sworn positions.

SALARY: $30.73 – $40.31 PER HOUR, DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND TRAINING

LEAVE ACCRUAL RATE: YEARS OF SERVICE 0-1 = 208 HOURS A YEAR, 1-2= 260 HOURS A YEAR, 2-5= 286 HOURS A YEAR, 5-10= 312 HOURS A YEAR, 10-15= 338 HOURS A YEAR & UP.

IT IS NOT ABNORMAL TO TAKE OFF SIX WEEKS PAID VACATION A YEAR WITH OUR SCHEDULE

LEAVE CASH OUT UP TO 200 HOURS PER YEAR

BENEFITS: Relocation assistance if moving to Bethel, Blue Cross Blue Shield at low monthly cost of less than $100 for family plans, PERS state retirement, FTO pay, night shift differential pay, take home car while on rotation, training and use of department boat, snow machines and ATVs, as well as nationwide training opportunities, all equipment issued, lateral and upward movement within the department, yearly raises, coupled with additional raises through out the year for obtaining academic education and intermediate and advance law enforcement certificates.

Our police department is conveniently located in town. Our building is three stories high with a large patrol room, Sergeant’s office, CID Office, evidence room, armory, training room, dispatch center, full kitchen, locker room and showers. Attached to the main building is a secondary twostory building which has enough room to park 8 large vehicles, all our ATVs and snow machines. The gym is located on the second story of this building. We encourage you to call and or email us to ask questions.

Please contact Lieutenant Jesse D Poole for law enforcement positions at jpoole@cityofbethel.net or 239-300-3944.