- 28-Mar-2017 to 06-Oct-2017 (MST)
- Ogden, UT, USA
- $18.60 to $25.46
- Full Time
Eligible for Benefits
Ogden City recruits year round for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED; a valid driver's license; possess, or have the ability to obtain the National Peace Officer Selection Certificate. Possession of a P.O.S.T. Category I or II Certification or a degree with the emphasis in law enforcement with a minor that would enhance the officer's social awareness is desired. Testing is conducted when needed and applicants are notified electronically when the process is opened for applications. We hire approximately 5 to 10 applicants per year.
Ogden City Police Officers work 10 hour days, 40 hours per week. There are seven shifts that cover the city 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Police Officers respond to everything from serious felony assaults to citizen assists and traffic enforcement to keeping the peace. Police Officers undergo continual training to refresh their skills. There are also opportunities to advance.
Candidates who successfully complete a written test, oral interview and physical agility test are placed on an eligibility list which is valid for one year. As openings occur, names are pulled from the list for consideration of employment. Newly hired Police Officers must complete an introductory period.
The starting rate of pay is $18.60 per hour. Ogden City also offers a full benefit package which includes participation in the Utah Retirement Systems.
Ogden City is an equal opportunity employer and actively promotes workforce diversity in hiring and promotion practices. Since all positions below the rank of Police Chief are filled by promotion from within the department, Ogden City emphasizes the value of formal education and urges persons who are considering a career as a Police Officer to pursue a college degree.
For more information on a career as a Police Officer, call the Ogden City Human Resources Office at (801) 629-8730.
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