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Tigard Police Department - Police Officer
Last updated on February 10, 2020
The City of Tigard will accept applications from candidates who have not yet passed a physical abilities test or ORPAT. Candidates may provide proof of successfully completing an ORPAT within the prior 12 months when submitting documentation directly to the department. Applicants who have not passed the ORPAT within the previous 12 months will be required to pass the ORPAT prior to appointment and an opportunity to do so will be provided. The City of Tigard will provide instructions on how to provide proof of a passing ORPAT after you complete your PST testing. All applicants with passing LST test scores will be invited by the City to submit a supplemental application as vacancies occur.
Applicants may submit proof of passing the ORPAT by uploading their ORPAT completion certificate through the online application process once invited to do so.
With a diverse economy, strong schools and outstanding parks, Tigard is one of the most livable cities in Oregon. Since its incorporation in 1961, the city has grown to become a desirable and affordable community in the Portland metro area. Residents enjoy access to 18 miles of trails and nearly 550 acres of parks and open spaces.
Residents have a range of public transportation choices to nearby Portland, Beaverton and Hillsboro. Other amenities include shopping at Bridgeport Village and Washington Square Mall as well as easy access to multiple full-service medical facilities. The Cascade Mountains, Oregon’s famed beaches and the Columbia Gorge are all accessible as day trips.
The Tigard Police Department is a progressive and professional police organization. The department is committed to a community policing philosophy and works very closely with the public providing a wide range of programs and information. We are dedicated police professionals committed to the community, sensitive to the needs of our citizens while holding ourselves accountable to the highest standards of excellence and achievement.
# of Staff: 84
Tigard Police Department - Police Officer has 3 vacancies.
The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with oral board interviews conducted on a monthly basis. Applicants with passing test scores of will be invited to submit a supplemental application as and participate in the next scheduled oral board on the second Monday of every month.
Number of Current Vacancies: 3
$61,538 – $80,509 annually (base pay)
The City of Tigard offers an excellent benefits package including cafeteria-style health, dental, and vision, employer-paid VEBA, life insurance, and participation in Oregon PERS with employer-paid employee contribution. Tigard provides a generous paid leave program including vacation, sick leave, and 96 hours of paid holiday time.
For more detailed information: http://www.tigard-or.gov/city_hall/human_resources.php
Tigard Police Department - Police Officer Requirements
|Category||Requirement||Required at time of...|
|Minimum Age||Must be 21 years or older at the time of application.|
|US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident||Must be a U.S. Citizen.|
|High School Grad/ GED||Must possess a high school diploma or GED.|
|Driver's License Required||Must possess or be able to obtain a valid driver license by time of hire.|
|Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult||Disqualified|
|Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile||Disqualified|
|Ability to Read & Write the English Language||Must be able to read and write the English language.|
|College Requirement||Prefer college degree in related law enforcement field. Incentives available.|
|Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification||Must possess a DPSST Basic Police Officer certification within one year of hire. Agency pays for the academy.|
|Multiple Scores from Same Applicant||We consider the highest score received within the past one year|
|Request/ Access Scores||On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur|
Tigard 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.