Police Officer 

Job  Status - Open and accepting applications

We are currently accepting application for Police Officers. Completed applications can be dropped off at the Gervais Police Department, 592 4th St. Gervais, OR 97026 or mailed to PO Box 329, Gervais, OR 97026

ORGANIZATION:    City of Gervais

LOCATION:              Gervais, Oregon    

DEPARTMENT:       Police Department

JOB TITLE:              Police Officer      Salary $4032-5957

Gervais Police Department
Employment Information​

Thank you for your interest in applying with the City of Gervais Police Department for the position of Police Officer.  Listed below are the minimum standards and selection process.  We hope this information will assist you in understanding our agency’s process.  The first step in the process is to fill out the employment application and submit it to the Gervais Police Department; accuracy, truthfulness and thoroughness are essential to the application process.

The following are the minimum requirements for becoming a Police Officer at the Gervais Police Department:

  •  Must be at least 21 years of age​

  • Must not have been convicted of any felony, or any law involving the unlawful use, possession, deliveryor manufacture of a controlled substance, narcotic or dangerous drug; domestic violence; or any law involving dishonesty or moral turpitude as identified in Oregon Administrative Rules 259-008-0070

  • Must be of good moral fitness as determined by a thorough background investigation

  • Must possess a high school diploma or demonstrate successful completion of a General Education Development (GED) test

  • Must have valid driver’s license

​Other Consideration:

  • Desirable qualification: Bilingual (Spanish)
  • Currently certified or eligible to be certified will be given preference

​Selection Process

  • The selection process for Gervais Police Department sworn officer candidates may include the following components​

  • ORPAT (non-certified applicants only)

  • National Police Officer Selection Test (POST)
  • Supplemental questionnaire (on-line Personal History Questionnaire)
  • Oral interview board
  • Comprehensive background investigation
  • Psychological exam
  • Physical exam (F-2) Minimum requirements mandated by Oregon Department of Public Safety
  • Standards & Training (Oregon Administrative Rules 259-008-0010(8)
  • Drug screen 

Physical (medical) and psychological examinations will be conducted as the final step in the selection process after a conditional job offer. 

The City of Gervais is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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