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Police Officer

City of Claremore
Claremore, OK Full-time
Posted on January 10, 2020

Police Officer

Department: Police


• $37,921.41 Non Certified
• $40,028.16 Cleet Certified

Lateral transfers will be considered from other law enforcement agencies with a maximum of five (5) credit years at the discretion of the Chief of Police.

Job Summary:

To maintain peace for City of Claremore by patrolling, enforcing and investigating city ordinances, State and Federal laws.

Essential Duties:

•Operate a motor vehicle for routine patrol assignments and responding to the needs of the community
•Enforce state and federal laws and City ordinances
•Make arrests on criminal and traffic related offenses
•Performs other duties as assigned, which include but are not limited to: investigation of crime scenes, preservation and collection of evidence, preparation of handwritten and typed reports, oral testimony in courts of law, investigation of traffic accidents, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•Ability to operate two-way radios, vehicle and handheld types; radar equipment and Intoxilyzer equipment
•Ability to read, understand and interpret ordinances, laws and other operating procedures and communicate both orally and in writing
•Ability to drive a vehicle safely and efficiently while under stress and while communication on radio
•Ability to deal effectively with others in both stressful and routine day to day situations
•Willingness to follow orders, and to work with others
•Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
•Must be honest in dealing with the public and obey all laws
•Ability to work rotating shifts, holidays, weekend, and long hours as necessary
•Ability to read and interpret maps and give directions as needed
•Ability to handle emergency situations in a calm manner
•Ability to perform all aspects of Community Policing

Deadline for Application: Tuesday, January 21st

Deadline for Requested Documentations, including Background Investigation Packet: Due at Oral Review Interview (February 6th & 7th)

Physical Agility Test: Saturday, February 1, 2020

Written Exam: Saturday, February 1, 2020 ($25 non-refundable testing fee to be paid at test location. CASH ONLY)

Offer for Employment is contingent upon the following:

• Preliminary testing
• Oral Review Boards
• Chief Interviews and City Manager Interviews
• Extensive Background Investigation
• MMPI Psychological Examination
• Police Pension Board Physical