• POLICE OFFICER – Lateral or Entry level

POLICE OFFICER – Lateral or Entry level

211 2nd Street, Hood River, OR, USA


Type : Job
Date : February 22, 2024




Join the Hood River Police Department

Entry and Lateral Openings

Open Date:  October 30, 2023

Close Date:  Open until filled, applications due by March 8th, 2024

Salary range: $5,322/month – $6,360/ month

                         Laterals may start higher in the salary range based on experience.

POLICE OFFICER(Lateral or Entry Level)– HOOD RIVER, OR – Pop. 8305. Salary range$5,322-$6,360/mo. DOQ. Starting salary for a lateral hire is negotiable based on relevant law enforcement experience. Lateral level applicants with a minimum of 2 years’ experience will automatically be awarded an interview and are not required to complete the written or physical testing phase. Entry level candidates for position must pass written, physical agility, and psychological tests, as well as a background investigation and pre-employment drug screening Bi-lingual Spanish preferred.  Excellent benefit package offered; Oregon Public Employees Retirement System, City pays 90% of Health Insurance Premium, City VEBA contributions, vacation, and paid leave/Holiday accruals. Bi-lingual pay 5%,Intermediate Certificate pay 5%, Advanced Certificate pay 10%. EE/AA.

To apply:

Applications and a full position description may be obtained at https://cityofhoodriver.gov/employment-opportunities/ or in-person at the Hood River Police Department: 207 Second Street, Hood River, Oregon 97031. Applications may be hand-delivered, mailed to City of Hood River administration, or emailed to s.galvez@cityofhoodriver.gov.



Testing must be completed prior to submitting your application. For testing locations and times, visit the National Testing Network online at https://nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/exams.cfm or call 855-821-3761. 

The City of Hood River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



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