Recruit - Lateral Police Officer

$53,514 – 69,652/year 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 Recruit/Lateral Police Officer.


Position performs all aspects of police duties. Requirements that must be met in order to be considered as a Lateral Police Officer include: two years of law enforcement experience; DPSST Basic Police Certification or equivalent out of state certification, (only state certifications recognized by Oregon DPSST will be considered - 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 21 years of age and 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, signed Essential Functions form, Veterans Preference form (If applicable) and completed Pre-Employment Personal Profile Questionnaire to the Human Resource Department, West Linn City Hall, 22500 Salamo Road, West Linn, OR 97068, Open until filled. Application packets are available at, or by calling (503) 657-0331. EEO


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.