Available Positions

POLICE OFFICER

Applications will be accepted until November 20, 2020. The Police Department application must be submitted by mail or in person as online applications will not be accepted. Applicants will be contacted by phone to schedule a date for the Police Officer Selection Test (POST) and physical fitness test. A complete description of the physical fitness requirements is available in the application packet. Applicants must pass with a minimum score of 70% on each section of the POST. Applicants should wear appropriate clothing for the physical fitness test. Certified Officers are not required to take the POST Test but do have to pass the Physical Fitness Test. Physician release must be completed prior to participation in the physical fitness test. No exceptions.

Requirements:
• Must be 21 – 45 years of age unless a current member of the Oklahoma Police Pension Retirement System
• Must possess a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record
• Must possess a high school diploma or GED
• Must pass an extensive background investigation (no felonies, domestic violence related offenses, or crimes of moral turpitude)
• Must be willing to serve at least 3 years if not Certified, 2 years if already a Certified Officer
• Must live or relocate within 2 miles of Weatherford city limits
• Visible tattoos are allowed
• CLEET certified preferred (Higher starting pay for Certified Officers based on Experience)

Benefits:
• Paid Vacation, Holidays, Personal Day, Sick Leave & Emergency Leave
• Employer Paid Health, Dental, Vision & $40,000 Life Insurance
• Oklahoma Police Pension Retirement
• All equipment, uniforms and a take home patrol car are provided.

Starting annual salary of $38,480 ($18.50/Hour), overtime pay and a comprehensive benefits package worth approximately $10,000. After 1 year of service, salary increases to $40,560/year ($19.50/hour). 3 years $42,640 ($20.50/Hour).

Applications are available at the following locations:
Weatherford Police Department – 201 SW Main Street
www.cityofweatherford.com >Human Resources >Police Application > Patrol Packet

Send applications to the following address:
Weatherford Police Department
Attn: Lt. Chris Cote
201 SW Main Street
Weatherford, OK 73096
or email chris.cote@weatherfordpd.org

Posted November 10, 2020

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