Police Officer Lateral / Entry Level

Burns, OR
Burns Police Department

Position Summary:

The City of Burns Police Department is looking for an experienced and dedicated Police Officer to serve and protect our community. You will perform a variety of job duties, including patrolling the city to prevent crime and enforce city, state, and federal laws. When accidents or criminal activity occur, you will assist with the investigation and work with other agencies to collect evidence and other data. We expect all our officers to have a strong work ethic, integrity, good judgement under pressure, and a passion for protecting our citizens.

Essential Functions:

  • Protects citizens by preventing crime, enforcing laws, apprehending suspects, and monitoring traffic.
  • Reports observations and actions by testifying in court.
  • Maintains operations by following department policies and procedures and recommending changes.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by studying applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; practicing skills; and participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed.


  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
  • Must have (or have the ability to attain) certification as a law enforcement officer.