City of Rockaway Beach Oregon
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Charlie Stewart, Chief of Police
216 Highway 101 N.
Post Office Box 5
Rockaway Beach, OR 97136

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Currently Accepting Application For Recruit and Lateral Patrol Officer

The Police Department seeks motivated, career oriented employees to serve a mixed use community of 1,400 permanent residents, a fluctuating transient or tourist population and seasonal occupancy of second or vacation homes. The City of Rockaway Beach, Oregon, is an energetic and growing community located on about 7 miles of beautiful Pacific Ocean beach front with an incorporated area of approximately 2.5 square miles. Excellent communication skills and problem solving skills, a desire to work closely with the community and ability to work independently are a plus. Residency preferred but not required; Shift work and seniority as outlined in the labor agreement; may be required to work nights and holidays. Since police work is in a 24-hour capacity, may be required to respond to emergency call when off duty or may be required to act in official capacity while off duty.

The City of Rockaway Beach is an equal opportunity employer providing an excellent benefits package.

United States citizen; Must be 21 years of age, a high school graduate and physically capable of performing the duties of Police Officer. Applicant must successfully complete pre-employment screening examinations, including written, physical and oral examinations, background check, physical and psychological examination as required. Applicant must meet all DPSST standard minimum qualifications for police officer. If applicant is not certified at time of hire, must receive basic certification from DPSST within one year of appointment as police officer. Applicants must have a valid drivers license and no convictions involving a felony.

Currently establishing an Eligibility List for 2015

Police Officer—Recruit or Lateral
Salary $3,823— $4,518 DOE

Applications available on the menu at left or the City of Rockaway Beach web site:

Submit application by 4:30 PM, September 18, 2015 to: City of Rockaway Beach, PO Box 5, Rockaway Beach, OR 97136.

Applications may be filed in person at either the Rockaway Beach City Hall, located at 276 S. Highway 101 or at the Police Station, 216 N. Highway 101, Rockaway Beach.

Preference may be given to Oregon certified applicants.