Lateral Police Officer

$26.32 - $34.26 an hour. DOQ. (Additional 2% - 17% of base wage incentive pay after probationary period)  This is a full-time (40 hrs/wk), represented, benefited position.


The City of West Linn is seeking an exceptional Lateral Police Officer.


Position performs all aspects of police duties.  Minimum requirements that must be met in order to be considered as a Lateral Police Officer include: two years of law enforcement experience; Oregon DPSST Basic Police Certification required (Must provide proof of certification at time of application).  All positions require a valid Oregon driver’s license (or ability to obtain prior to appointment), must be a U.S. citizen.   Prior to appointment, successful candidate must pass pre-employment testing and screening process



Interested and qualified individuals must submit: A completed City of West Linn application, proof of certification and a signed Essential Functions Form to the Human Resource Department, West Linn City Hall, 22500 Salamo Road, West Linn, OR 97068 by Monday April 20, 2015. Application packets are available at, or by calling (503) 657-0331. EEO


West Linn provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, West Linn complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which West Linn has facilities.


Veterans Preference: The City of West Linn provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment in accordance with state law. Any candidate wishing to have their qualifying veteran’s preference applied to the process must submit a qualifying document (DD Form 214 or 215) at the time of application, providing proof of eligibility that includes discharge status. Disabled veterans must also submit a copy of their Veteran’s disability preference letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs at the time of application, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214 or 215.