Job Posting: City of Florence, OR Police Officer

Job Posting: City of Florence, OR Police Officer

The Florence Police Department is currently accepting applications for full-time Police Officers. An Officer performs law enforcement and crime prevention work, including patrol and investigation; enforces federal, state and local laws; and does related work as required.

Salary: $23.17-$33.67/Hr. DOQ.

Competitive salary and benefits package.

Closing date: February 17, 2017 at 5 pm.

A city application, detailed job description, and veteran’s preference form can be accessed on the City of Florence website at www.ci.florence.or.us/jobs.

Resume, application, and cover letter may be mailed or hand delivered to Human Resources, City of Florence, 250 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439; or emailed to recruitment@ci.florence.or.us.

Questions may be directed to (541) 902-2182. The City of Florence is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Florence: Florence (population 8,600), located only an hour west of Eugene on the Central Oregon Coast, is known for our quaint Historic Old Town and our great outdoor recreation opportunities located within the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Florence is a thriving community in western Lane County with an economic base of small business, medical care facilities, educational opportunities, and services including the fishing and logging industries.

About the Florence Police Department: The Florence Police Department is a team of dedicated professionals and volunteers from the community we serve whose commitment to excellence is reflected in everything we do. The Florence Police Department has the responsibility to provide the public safety protection services, including the operation of the municipal jail, to serve the community whose population can swell up to 15,000-20,000 people during the summer season. The Florence Police Department is also home to the West Lane Public Safety Answering Point 911 Dispatch Center, responsible for dispatching Police, Fire and Ambulance throughout an approximate 540 square mile area.