Police Lieutenant- Eugene Police Department (OR)

General Statement of Duties

The Eugene Police Department Lieutenant will have exemplary leadership. You will be joining a team of law enforcement professionals that effectively set direction, build inspiring vision and are able to use effective management skills to guide employees.

The day to day operations include planning, organizing, and supervising police work by serving as Watch Commander or section manager within the Police Department while performing a variety of administrative tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.


Salary Range: $109,324.80 – $122,428.80 Annually


Accepting online applications through 5:00PM on August 31, 2020


This posting my be used to fill more than one position if future vacancies occur.

Examples of Duties Performed – Duties may include but are not limited to the following

You can view the duties, knowledge, and skills required of this position by following the application link.


Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Seven years of sworn law enforcement patrol experience including a minimum of one year supervisory experience in the position of Police Sergeant.

Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice or a closely related field. Experience may be substituted for required training on a year for year basis.

To qualify a candidate must be in good standing with their current and/or former agencies and may not be currently under investigation.

License or Certificate

•Possession of a valid Oregon driver’s license and record that meets the City’s driving standard.

•Possession of an Advanced Certification issued by the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST).

•CPR certification.

Supplemental Information

Competencies being evaluated during this selection process will include:

•Cultural and Relational Competency

•Honesty and Integrity

•Decision Making

•Interpersonal Communication

•Personnel Supervision and Development

•Problem Solving



Interested persons should review the minimum qualifications for the position to determine eligibility. All applicants are required to complete:

1. City of Eugene application online including all required supplemental questions.

2. Memorandum of Intent outlining your general qualifications for the position. This can be attached directly to your online application.


The selection process for Police Lieutenant will consist of:

1.Completion of a City of Eugene application including required supplemental questions and Memorandum of Intent.

2.A recruitment assessment process which may include an oral board, background and experience, body of work, table top exercise and/or scenario based role play and overall performance review.

3.Candidates that pass the assessment process will interview with the Deputy Chief of Police and Chief of Police. Final rankings will be determined by the Chief of Police after a review of the selection process components and interview.

If you have any questions about the application or assessment process, please contact:

Employee Resources Analyst, Stacy Sandy at 541-682-5731 or by email: SSandy@eugene-or.gov


EPD Lieutenant Ron Tinseth at 541-682-5120 or by email: RTinseth@eugene-or.gov.


For more information, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/eugene/jobs/2827723/police-lieutenant