Law Enforcement Officer Position

Coeur d'Alene Police Department - Police Officer

 

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Coeur d'Alene Police Department - Police Officer

Last updated on February 12, 2021
PST Partner Agency since February 11, 2021

Vacancies: 3

Testing Deadline: March 26, 2021.

Important Information

The deadline to complete your PST written exam is Friday, March 26, 2021.

Community Information

The City of Coeur d’Alene has a population of approximately 52,400 and is located in the Northern Idaho Panhandle. Coeur d’Alene offers a true, four-season climate and is a resort city on the northern shore of scenic Lake Coeur d’Alene.

In addition to the natural beauty and waterfront beaches and trails of the City, there are several lakes within 50 miles providing beaches for swimming and boat ramps for water access. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the nearby local, state and federal parks for camping and hiking, numerous golf courses and five major winter ski areas which are all within 60 miles. Spokane, Washington, which is located 33 miles west of Coeur d’Alene, offers additional cultural amenities such as a symphony orchestra, Broadway productions, an international airport, award-winning wineries and live theater.

Department Information

The motto, to "Protect and Serve," states the essential purpose of the Coeur d'Alene Police Department. The Coeur d'Alene Police Department protects the rights of all persons within its jurisdiction to be free from criminal attack, to be secure in their possessions, and to live in peace. The Department serves the people of Coeur d'Alene by performing the law enforcement function in a professional manner. It is to these people that the Department is ultimately responsible. For additional information, please visit our website at https://www.cdaid.org/police

Area Information

County: Kootenai
Population: 52,414 (2019)
# of Staff: 116

Hiring Status

Coeur d'Alene Police Department - Police Officer has 3 vacancies.

The deadline to test for the next hiring cycle is March 26, 2021.

We are establishing an Entry-Level Police Officer eligibility list that will be utilized for hiring for up to 12 months.

Salary Information

$24.71/hour - $38.35/hour

$24.71/hour while attending the POST Academy

$25.94/hour after successful completion of the academy

Benefit Information

The City of Coeur d'Alene offers a very generous benefit package. Below is a brief overall summary of our general benefits. Depending on the position you are applying for, the position may fall under a specific bargaining group and as a result, may have benefits in addition to what is listed below.

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Retirement & Investment Plans:

Medical

  • Regence Blue Shield of Idaho
  • Employee covered 100%, low cost dependent coverage
  • Employees choosing to waive medical coverage due to other group coverage available, may receive a monthly contribution into their HRA VEBA plan.

Dental:

  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Willamette Dental
  • Northwest Dental Benefits
  • 100% employer paid for employee and dependents

Life Insurance and Long Term Disability

  • Basic life insurance, line of duty death and Long Term Disability, 100% employer paid
  • Supplement life insurance available

Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)- Pre and post-retirement health reimbursement arrangement. The city makes tax-free contributions into the eligible employee's account on a monthly basis. www.hraveba.org

Paid Leave:

  • 11 paid holidays
  • 12 hours vacation per month, increasing with years of service
  • 24 hours sick per month

Other Option Benefits:

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Comprehensive program that provides counseling for work, family, personal and financial issues.
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts
  • AFLAC
  • Supplement Life Insurance:for employee and spouse
  • Wellness Benefit

Coeur d'Alene Police Department - Police Officer Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Written Examination Yes, required
LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT) No, not required (may be required later)

The City of Coeur d'Alene will conduct their own physical ability test at a later time as part of a conditional offer.

Minimum Age 21
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Valid driver's license required.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20
Veterans Preference Points Yes

Coeur d'Alene Police Department - Police Officer Disqualifiers

The following are automatic and potential disqualifiers. Applicants should not apply to our agency if they indicate any of the automatic disqualifiers. Potential disqualifiers will be considered on a case by case basis.

Category Disqualifier
Driving
Automatic

Driving privileges expired, invalid, suspended, revoked or unlicensed.

Having five (5) or more moving traffic violations within three (3) years prior to the scheduled Coeur d’Alene Police testing dates you are considering applying for.

Drug Usage
Automatic

Use or possession of marijuana, cannabis, hashish, hash oil, and THC in both synthetic and natural forms within three (3) years prior to the scheduled Coeur d’Alene Police testing dates you are considering applying for.

Use of marijuana, cannabis, hashish, hash oil, and THC in both synthetic and natural forms on a regular or confirmed basis within five (5) year prior to the scheduled Coeur d’Alene Police testing dates you are considering applying for.

Any illegal use or possession of any Schedule 1 through Schedule VI controlled substance, as defined in Sections 37-2705 through 37-2713A, Idaho code, excluding marijuana, within five (5) years prior to the scheduled Coeur d’Alene Police testing dates you are considering applying for. This includes, but not limited to, illegal substances such as methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine, opiates, morphine, PCP, or amphetamines.

Any illegal use of any prescription on drug or a legally obtainable controlled substance within three (3) years prior to the scheduled Coeur d’Alene Police testing dates you are considering applying for.

Criminal Activity
Automatic

Knowingly under investigation for, or criminally charged with, any misdemeanor or felony crime which has yet to be adjudicated through a Court of law.

Any misdemeanor conviction (includes a withheld judgment, suspended or deferred sentence or charge reduced or expunged) of a sex crime or crime of deceit within five (5) years prior to the scheduled Coeur d’Alene Police testing dates you are considering applying for.

A misdemeanor conviction (includes a withheld judgment, suspended or deferred sentence or charge reduced or expunged) of one or more DUI offenses within two (2) years prior to the scheduled Coeur d’Alene Police testing dates you are considering applying for.

A misdemeanor conviction (includes a withheld judgment, suspended or deferred sentence or charge reduced or expunged) of two or more DUI offenses within five (5) years prior to the scheduled Coeur d’Alene Police testing dates you are considering applying for.

Any felony conviction (includes a withheld judgment, suspended or deferred sentence or charge reduced or expunged), unless the conviction occurred before the applicant was 18 years old AND ten or more years prior to the scheduled Coeur d’Alene Police testing dates you are considering applying for.

Employment
Automatic

Does not have at least two (2) years of responsible work experience following high school graduation (or when you would have graduated). This requirement can be complied with by having two (2) years of any combination of military service, gainful employment or education.

Other
Automatic

Not legally able to possess a firearm.

Not a United States Citizen.

Any “Dismissal”, “Bad Conduct Charge”, “Dishonorable Discharge” or any administrative discharge other than honorable from the Military.

Contact Information

Coeur d'Alene Police Department - Police Officer

3818 Schreiber Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815 Kootenai County
2087692320

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Agency Test Requirements
Written Examination: Yes, required
PAT: No, not required (may be required later)


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