Police Officer – Entry/Lateral

Dalles, OR
Dalles Police Department

Salary range: $63,867.12 to $76,260.68 annually.

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

Is responsible for the protection of life and property and provides to the community the services of law enforcement, problem solving, public education and safety, and responds to calls for service and related work as required.

Works under a supervisor who assigns cases and work details and reviews work for conformance with established departmental rules and policies.

Essential Functions:

  • Include, but are not limited to: participate in general law enforcement duties, taking calls for service, give credible courtroom testimony, responding to and managing emergencies, conduct investigations, patrolling to deter and detect crime, investigating complaints, citing and/or arresting law violators, follow up on reports and cases, preparing reports and participating in the court process, protecting persons and property, securing and
    protecting prisoners, maintaining and operating vehicles and other equipment.
  • When not responding to calls for service, the job holder is expected to use self-directed work time in an efficient manner, by self-initiating work on those tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position. Does other related work as assigned.
  • As necessary, the job holder may be required temporarily to assume the duties, activities and task of the patrol Sergeant.


  • High School Graduation (or equivalent) is required.
  • Previous experience in law enforcement and/or college level law enforcement course work is desirable but not required.
  • Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience in training which insures the ability to perform the work may substitute for the above.
  • Possession of or the ability to immediately secure a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must complete and maintain minimum standards as required by the State of Oregon Board on Police Standards and Training for certification.