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Police Officer Trainee

Police Officer Trainee
City of Oak Ridge - Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$32,011.00 annual

Job Description

The City of Oak Ridge is recruiting for Police Officer Trainee applicants to fill current vacancies and future openings. Police Officer Trainee SALARY GRADE: 16 STARTING SALARY: $ 32,011 per year or $15.39 per hour POLICE OFFICER APPLICANTS MUST BE P.O.S.T. CERTIFIED MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Two years college, preferably with Criminal Justice course work (Prior Police experience may satisfy college requirement)
  2. At least 18 years of age
  3. In excellent physical condition with weight in proportion to height and able to pass a drug screen
  4. Honorable Discharge from Military Service (if applicable)
  5. Excellent moral character
  6. Able to pass a psychological evaluation
  7. Free of criminal conviction record
  8. Have or be able to obtain Tennessee Driver's License
Applicants meeting ALL of the mandatory qualifications above are eligible to take the written test that will be given on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in the Shep Lauter Room (Gymnasium) in the Recreation Building at the Civic Center Complex on the Oak Ridge Turnpike across from the Oak Ridge High School. Applicants will be admitted at 8:30 a.m. and the test will begin at 9:00 a.m. and should take about three hours. Immediately following the written test, applicants will be given a physical agility test in the Performing Arts Pavilion near Bissell Park, adjacent to the written test site. Therefore, applicants should wear or bring loose fitting exercise clothes and shoes suitable for running. Other selection steps for some applicants may include an oral interview, a psychological evaluation, background investigation, drug screening, and medical evaluation. Individuals who desire to participate in the selection process by taking the written and physical agility tests must have a completed application form on file in the Personnel Department by 12:00 noon on Friday, May 9, 2014.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 18
  • Education: : 2 years college; associates degree or higher preferred
  • Experience: : n/a

Contact Informaton

Cindi Gordon

City of Oak Ridge
P.O. Box 1
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830
phone: 865-425-3559

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