Police Officer – Entry Level Eligibility List

Ashland, OR
Ashland Police Department

This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill future entry level Police Officer vacancies that occur within one year in the Ashland Police Department.

To protect life and property and maintain public safety. Deter crime by enforcing local, state and traffic laws under the jurisdiction of the Ashland Police Department. Respond to calls for service, assist medical units, mediate civil conflicts, and educate the community in areas of crime prevention and personal protection. Arrest, warn and/or cite violators. Coordinate with other departments, agencies and the public in the implementation of crime prevention techniques. Prepare written documentation of incidents. Investigate and document criminal activity. Testify in court.


$61,526.00 – $78,163.00 Annually


12/14/2021 12:00 PM Pacific


Respond to calls, including major crimes, civil complaints, thefts, assaults, family disputes, etc., and take appropriate actions. Direct road traffic at accident/crime scenes as necessary. Perform CPR and first aid as needed. Prepare written records and reports necessary for investigations, crime prevention, prosecution and administration.

Conduct investigations and interrogations, obtain evidence, interview victims and witnesses, compile information, and prepare cases for filing of charges. Testify in court as necessary. Perform various crime prevention activities, which includes dissemination of information to the general public, surveillance patrols, coordination with other departments and agencies, etc.

Patrol streets, businesses and residential areas to enforce traffic and criminal laws. Issue warnings or citations for violations. Perform security checks for suspicious persons or vehicles. Provide citizen assistance regarding such matters as stalled vehicles, crime prevention, drug resistance, traffic safety, etc. Make arrests, search and transport prisoners.

Maintain satisfactory working relationships with other law enforcement agencies to coordinate activities, provide mutual assistance and general information about department activities. Follow all safety rules and procedures established for work areas.

Participate in the department's fitness program per the collective bargaining agreement; perform strenuous activities under hazardous and dangerous circumstances.

Performs as a member of the team; acts ethically and responsibly; supports and demonstrates engagement in diversity, inclusion and equity and maintains effective working relationships with others; demonstrates professionalism and respect in all workplace interactions.

Arrives to work, meetings, and other work-related functions on time and maintains regular job attendance.


Education: High school graduation or equivalent plus completion of 60 college semester hours or 90 college quarter hours at an accredited college or university.
Experience: Three years of community service or honorable military experience may substitute for college. Must be 21 years of age.
Substitution: Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the job proficiently may substitute for the above requirements.