Lateral & Entry Level Police Officer

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Ocean Shores Police Department - Ocean Shores, Washington

Jan 24, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Mar 31, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$6,000.82 monthly
Lateral Transfer:
$$6,000.82 monthly

Job Description

++** Lateral Incentive:++ $25,000. Will receive $5,000 installment at time of hire; $10,000 after completion of probation; $5,000 paid 1 year after completion of probation and $5,000 paid 2 years after completion of probation.

++** Entry Level Incentive:++ $10,000. Will receive $3,000 installment at time of hire; $3,000 after completion of probation; $2,000 paid 1 year after completion of probation and $2,000 paid 2 years after completion of probation

*Benefits: *

◻ Starting Salary: $6,000.82

◻ Incentive Pay: 2.5% - AA Degree, 5% - BS/BA Degree in Criminal Justice

Court Time: 3 hours minimum at time and one half rate of pay Call Out: 2 hours minimum

◻ Shift Differential: $1.50 cents per hour for night shifts (6 p.m. to 6 a.m.)

◻ Longevity Pay: 2% after 60 months, thereafter on an increasing scale

◻ Uniforms/Equipment: Initial uniforms / safety equipment provide. Clothing allowance of

$700 per year

◻ Vehicles: Take home vehicle program for officers living within 15 miles of the City

◻ Have a high school diploma or GED

◻ Must be a U.S. citizen

◻ Must be at least 21 years of age or older at time of appointment

◻ Must have or be able to obtain a Washington driver’s license prior to employment

◻ Must have graduated from the Washington Basic Police Academy or out of state equivalent and have been employed as a police officer within the last two years.

◻ Out of state equivalency will be determined prior to acceptance of applications

◻ Successfully complete a polygraph examination and criminal and personal background investigation prior to hire

◻ Successfully pass both psychological and medical examinations as a condition of employment

◻ Medical/Dental/Vision: 92% Premiums paid by the City of Ocean Shores / 8% Premiums paid by employee

◻ Paid Holidays: Employee receives a check once per year for 11 holidays at straight time, plus

receives 1.5 pay for hours worked on holidays

◻ Sick Leave: 10 hours per month, 100% cash out at retirement

◻ Vacation: 8 hours per month first 24 months, thereafter on an increasing scale

◻ Life Insurance: $50,000 group life insurance policy for employee shall be provided and paid for by the City of Ocean Shores

*For Online Application, visit *https://www.osgov.com/departments/human\_resources\_department/city\_employment.php#outer-3

Submit application to:

Kristin Jones, Human Resources Director

City of Ocean Shores

800 Anchor Avenue Ocean Shores, WA 98569

Phone: (360) 940-7579

Electronic Submissions are suggested.

Email to: KMJones@osgov.com

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 years of age or older at time of appointment
  • Education: High School diploma or GED
  • Experience: Lateral - Must have graduated from the WA Basic Police Academy or out of state equivalent and have been employed as a police officer within the last two years.

Contact Information

Kristen Meta-Jones

Ocean Shores Police Department
577 Point Brown Avenue NW
Ocean Shores, Washington 98569
phone: 360-940-7579

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