Police Officer I, II, III


Description :


Police Officer I (PT/FT),

Police Officer II, III

Salary: See Position Description

Location: Logan, UT

Job Type: Full-time or Part-time

Department: Police

Job Number: 20-47

Closing Date: June 11, 2020  

Working under the direction of the Police Chief, police candidates will participate in the community policing efforts of the Logan City Police Department.

The Logan City Police Department is a progressive and growing department, actively using and participating in the community policing philosophy.

In a department the size of Logan, there are numerous opportunities for an officer to gain experience and knowledge.

The Police Department manages a full-service investigation division that offers all types of specialized investigative technology and practices.

The Logan City Police Department is the managing agency for the Cache/Rich Drug Task Force.

The Logan Police Department has an active approach to law enforcement with a mountain bike unit, a traffic unit with motorcycle assignments, SWAT team members, K-9 officers, drug recognition experts, accident re-constructionist, and several other specialties.

The Department currently has a car-per man program. Uniforms, sidearm, ammunition, leather, and protective vests are all provided by the department.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Patrols to preserve law and order.
  • Enforces state and municipal laws and ordinances.
  • Responds to calls for assistance; ie. traffic accidents, assaults, fights, domestic disturbances and other criminal activities.
  • Arrests and transports suspect with outstanding warrants to jail facilities.
  • Preserves, secures, investigates and documents crime scene data.

Responds to calls and complaints (involving; robberies, burglaries, homicides, etc.)

Police Officer I Salary Range: $20.86 - $23.15 Hourly D.O.E.
Police Officer (Part-time) Salary Range: $15.00 - $16.00 Hourly D.O.E.
Police Officer II & III Salary Range: Lateral transfer wages can be discussed

In order to qualify for testing on June 20, 2020, you must have passed the State of Utah N-POST entrance exam or be a certified Peace Officer with the State of Utah or currently be enrolled in a Utah Law Enforcement Certification Course prior to the date of the Logan City Police testing. Hiring priority may be given to certified and current academy enrolled candidates over those that would need to be sponsored through the POST certification process. (Points on education and experience not given unless already graduated). Must be able to pass the POST minimum physical fitness requirements and POST background.

  • Must be 21 years of age the day of the examination.
  • Must be a high school graduate or have GED equivalency.
  • Must not have been convicted of any felony, or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.
  • Must be able to speak and write the English language.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States or be eligible to work within the United States.
  • Must pass a pre-employment background and reference check.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screening once a job offer has been extended.

Requires a minimum of three (3) years experience as a certified Law Enforcement Officer.

Must have a minimum of six (6) years experience as a certified Law Enforcement Officer.

The examination will consist of a physical agility evaluation and written assessment. Points will be assessed for education and experience. The physical agility will be pass/fail. All candidates must pass the physical portion to proceed with the written assessment.

EXAM DATE: Saturday, June 20, 2020

LOCATION: Bridgerland Applied Technology (Logan Police Academy), 1301 North 600 West (Enter on the South End), Logan, Utah

REGISTRATION: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

All candidates will be required to show picture ID, and sign an attendance roster and accident waiver. Candidates should come prepared to participate in the physical portion of the examination first; clothing should be comfortable, etc.

*Qualified applicants will be notified by email if they will be invited to the test held on June 20, 2020.

For questions relating to this specific position, please contact Heather Knowles, HR Generalist, 435-716-9044 or Gary Jensen, Police Chief, 435-716-9311

Essential functions, as determined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the above tasks, knowledge, and other characteristics.  This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions of this class.  The approved class specifications are not intended to and do not infer or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any person(s).  This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position.  Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Benefits are available to Full-time employees.

Contact : City of Logan
Address: 290 North 100 West, Logan, Utah 84321
Phone: 435-716-9046
Website: https://www.loganutah.org

Deadline for Applying : Jun 11, 2020 11:55 PM