Recruits & Laterals

February 4, 2015

The St. Helens Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  Both entry-level applicants and Police Officers currently certified by the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (or equivalent) are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:  Applicants must be 21 years of age; a United States citizen; a high school graduate (or equivalent), however, college is preferred; possess or the ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver’s license at the time of appointment; able to be certified by the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training; and meet department physical ability standards.

Salary:  The position offers a base wage scale of $3,725 to $5,012 and an excellent benefits package, including financial incentives for education and physical fitness.  The maximum monthly salary with incentives ranges from $5,427 to $5,803.

Applicants must submit a completed City application, detailed resume and cover letter to be considered for employment.

City applications forms are available at City Hall, 265 Strand Street, St. Helens, or you may download an application packet by clicking here.  The successful candidate will be required to pass an extensive background check.

To be considered in the first review, applications must be received
at City Hall by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 20, 2015.

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The City of St. Helens is an equal opportunity employer.