Police Officer

City of Corvallis, OR
Corvallis Police Department

$5,373.32 – $7,200.79 Monthly

Consider being a Police Officer for the Corvallis Police Department, serving and protecting our citizens and community.

Corvallis Police Officers work both independently and cooperatively to provide pro-active police protection and crime prevention consistent with community policing objectives. They ensure the safety of the community in an orderly, efficient, and professional manner. Conduct investigations of crimes which lead to identification, apprehension, and prosecution of criminals.

All officers perform the following essential functions. Time devoted to each of these functions may vary according to assignment, shift, or departmental needs.

Detects and deters crime, using community policing techniques such as community education, problem-solving, law enforcement and presence in assigned areas using a motor vehicle, bicycle, or while on foot.

Stops motorists for traffic law offenses and takes appropriate enforcement action.

Education and Experience

High School diploma or equivalent required. An Associate’s degree or equivalent of 90 quarter or 60 semester hours from an accredited college or university highly preferred.

Basic DPSST Certificate following completion of training, within 18 months of employment.