Police Officer Lateral or Entry Level

Oregon, OR
Lake Oswego Police Department

$65,668.08 – $83,827.20 Annually

The Position
The City is seeking qualified individuals who are interested in becoming Police Officers to join our law enforcement team. The Department has a philosophy of community-oriented policing and empowering officers to deal with problems proactively. As part of their duties, officers are expected to get to know members of the business community and neighborhood residents; patrol assigned areas on foot or in the car; conduct routine and detailed investigations into criminal and civil matters; enforce state and local traffic laws; and demonstrate a service orientation with an understanding of community-oriented policing.

Education and Experience Requirements
To qualify, candidates must be a U.S. citizen, have no felony conviction, be at least 21 years of age, have as a minimum a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, vision correctable to 20/20, a valid driver’s license, and the ability to successfully complete a thorough background investigation and post-offer psychological and medical examination, including pre-employment drug screen. This position is subject to mandatory participation in electronic funds transfer (EFT) for payment of net wages (i.e., Direct Deposit or PayCard).