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Police Officer- Lateral

Stayton, City Of
Job Description
Position Open Until Filled City of Stayton Job Announcement Police Officer - Lateral The City of Stayton is seeking qualified applicants for a Lateral Police Officer position. The successful candidate will protect life and property, control and arrest offenders of the law, handle disturbances of the peace, and prevent crime by enforcing Federal, State, and Local Laws. Carry out duties in conformance with Federal, State, County and City laws and Codes. Department Overview The Stayton Police Department is a proactive and innovative law enforcement agency that looks at finding new and innovative ways to partner with residents and stakeholders to resolve problems for the future of Stayton and the Santiam Canyon communities. We provide quality training and career development, supported by a Command staff dedicated to teaching, mentoring, and training our employees so they can achieve their career goals. Our agency serves a community who supports the men and women of law enforcement. Our department has developed a strong relationship with our residents and business owners by being invested in the community we serve. The men and women who work for the Stayton Police Department are police officers, coaches, parents, and community volunteers. To our staff, public service is not a job but a calling to serve in a way that improves the quality of life where they live, work, and play. We are seeking applicants who wish to be part of a family-oriented community and police department. Committed to enhancing the community they serve, and the desire to guide and invest in the residents they serve and increase the quality of life through community policing. If chosen, you will be working for a City of approximately 8,000 people. While Salem is nearby, you’ll be working in a rural community that is close to the Santiam Canyon, and provides access to fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, and many other recreational activities.

Qualifications To be considered a qualified lateral applicant, you must currently be certified as an Oregon Police Officer, successfully completed a minimum twelve (12) month probationary period and have a minimum of two (2) years full-time on the job experience. Additionally, candidates must pass a background and psychological evaluation. Out-of-state applicants must be eligible to become Oregon certified by attending the 80-hour Police Career Officer’s Development Course offered by the Department of Police Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) and have successfully completed the NTN written test offered at Out-of-state candidates must take and pass the NTN examination before advancing in the process. Salary starts at $67,736.96 to $82,334.67 annually depending on education, experience, and training plus benefits, Oregon PERS/OPSRP, and incentives (i.e., education, certification, etc.). To apply, and to see a complete job description visit and visit the “EMPLOYMENT” section, where you can download the job description and application. Applications may be submitted via email to Alissa Angelo at, or via regular mail to the City of Stayton, 362 N. Third Avenue, Stayton, Oregon 97383.
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