Job Details

Lateral Police Officer

City of Bend, Bend, Oregon

Job - Government

Salary Range: $66,479.50 - $80,806.54

Close Date: 08/03/2020

Live where you work and play where you live! The City of Bend Police Department is actively recruiting for full-time Lateral Police Officers. This recruitment will be used to create an eligibility list for upcoming vacancies for up to 6 months. The eligibility list may be canceled at anytime, at the discretion of the City. This opportunity is a Bend Police Association, FLSA non-exempt position.

Joining the Bend Police Department will give you the opportunity to be part of a professional law enforcement agency that serves a city of more than 97,000 residents. We are a progressive, innovative community-based department who acknowledges our most valued asset is the men and women who work at the Bend Police Department.

As a member of the Bend Police Department, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Have a rewarding career with competitive pay and benefits
  • Work in a fast-paced environment with varied work including promotional and special team opportunities
  • Benefit from excellent training opportunities
If you have the qualities of teamwork, integrity and excellence, then we encourage you to join our department.

To be considered for this position, applicants must have a complete application that includes all of the following items:
  • A complete online application
  • Attached formal Cover Letter (required)
  • Attached formal Resume (required)
  • National Testing Network Frontline Test
  • Completed within the past 12 months (July 2, 2019 – August 3, 2020)

Applicants must provide certification that they are a veteran or disabled veteran to receive veteran's preference. For more information please go to

Submission deadline is August 3, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m. PST.

Diversity & Equal Employer Opportunity Statement. The City of Bend is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion.  At the City of Bend, we don't just accept differences; we value them. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and support the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA) and the Oregon Equal Pay Act.