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Patrol Officer

Sidney Police Department - Sidney, Montana

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$30,600.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$30,600.00 annual

Job Description

The Sidney Police Department is accepting applications and resumes for the position of PATROL OFFICER until January 15, 2008 with possible starting date of March 1, 2008.

Applicants should use the standard P.O.S.T. Application form when applying, and a resume outlining background and experience must accompany the application.

Applicants must be willing to travel to Sidney for testing and interviewing. Testing includes standard multi-jurisdictional tests along with psychological testing and oral interviews. Prior P.O.S.T. certification is not mandatory, however, any applicant with prior experience and certification will be given priority. Those applicants who have taken the Standard P.O.S.T. Multi-Jurisdictional Tests within the past 12 months may provide those scores and will receive credit for the prior testing. However, psychological testing and oral interviews must still be completed. All successful applicants will be placed on a list for hiring to be used by this agency.

Starting salary is $30,600 annually ($2,550 per month/$14.71 per hour) with fringe benefits, health insurance, and retirement benefits. Uniforms and equipment are provided. Standard work schedule consists of four 10-hour shifts per seven-day period.

Sidney is an agricultural community of approximately 6,000 people, located in the Yellowstone Valley in Eastern Montana, currently experiencing rapidly increasing activity in the petroleum production industry. The community is serviced by a pro-active ten-member police department. Any successful applicant will be provided with a solid base for a career in Law Enforcement.

All applications and inquiries may be directed to the Chief of Police, Assistant Chief, or Administrative Clerk at the following address: Sidney Police Department 110 Second Avenue N.W. Sidney, MT 59270 Phone: 406-433-2210 Fax: 406-433-6990

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Experience: Will Be Considered in Final Job Rating

Contact Informaton

Frank DiFonzo

Sidney Police Department
110 Second Avenue N.W.
Sidney, Montana 59270
phone: (406) 433-2210

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