Police Officer (New Officer or Lateral)

Florence, OR
Florence Police Department

Salary: $57,033.60 Annually.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensuring public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing laws, and promoting community relations.
  • Conducting thorough investigations, preserving crime scenes, and preparing detailed reports to uphold the law.
  • Engaging with the community, explaining laws and procedures, and representing the City with professionalism and respect.
  • Operating police vehicles, patrolling city streets, and responding effectively to various incidents.


  • Education: High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Experience: A combination of education and training demonstrating the necessary knowledge and skills.
  • Age Requirement: At least 21 years old at the time of appointment.
  • Citizenship: Must possess or be able to obtain US citizenship per OAR 259-008-0010.
  • Physical Ability: Meet physical requirements necessary to perform assigned duties, including running, climbing, and lifting.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Language Skills: Bi-lingual ability in Spanish and English.
  • Education: Higher-level educational degre.