Police Sergeant Eligibility List-City of Ashland (OR)

The City of Ashland is looking for candidates to perform supervisory and other law enforcement work for the Ashland Police Department. The successful candidate will direct and oversee law enforcement and crime prevention operations and staff for an assigned shift; enforce State and local laws and traffic laws by directing and participating in police work pertaining to one or more functional areas including, but not limited to, patrol and investigation; attend related meetings and trainings; and perform other work as assigned.

This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill future Police Sergeant vacancies that occur within one year in the Ashland Police Department.
Lateral candidates must be certified and have at least one year of experience as a Law Enforcement Officer.

To learn more about the Ashland Police Department visit our page online here.

Please list your work experience, certifications and licenses clearly on your main application.

Our hiring process values diversity, equal opportunity and inclusivity. We use a ‘blind PII application’ process. PII stands for Personally Identifiable Information. Blind applications have the following information hidden before they are presented to hiring supervisors for review:

Name (first and last)
Address / Phone Number
Dates of employment and graduation
Resumes and cover letters are not shared with hiring supervisors until later in our process to protect this information.
To learn more about our hiring process, visit our Recruitment and Hiring Process page.

SALARY: $77,881.00 – $94,662.00 Annually
+ EXCELLENT BENEFITS: Retirement and City Matching funds/City-paid Health Reimbursement Account/ Family Health Insurance

Supervise and evaluate the work of subordinate personnel on an assigned shift; set shift priorities and make necessary adjustments as workload or staffing levels dictate; interview, select, assign, direct, and evaluate assigned employees; effectively recommend disciplinary actions as needed; hear grievances and resolve complaints; ensure that subordinates receive adequate training.
Respond to calls, including major crimes, civil complaints, thefts, assaults, family disputes, animal control situations, etc., as a back-up and/or to monitor the performance of field officers; review, approve and maintain written records and reports submitted by Police Officers.
Oversee activities such as firearms programs, Central Area Patrol, field training and evaluation program, etc., including program/policy/procedure development and program evaluation; ensure provision of adequate training, logistics, etc., for program participants; develop, write, and pursue means to finance training, equipment, and community service programs.
Oversee and/or assist with special Department projects in assigned areas, such as those resulting from Problem Oriented Policing.
Conduct internal investigations as directed.
Participate in the development and maintenance of standard operating procedures, departmental policies, guidelines and programs; implement changes to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Department functions.
Participate in public relations programs such as area command; speak to citizen and community groups; serve as a member of departmental management team and attend monthly management meetings to review and discuss issues and policies.
If assigned to supervise detectives, direct the work of the investigation unit, assigning work and monitoring progress of major crime investigations.
Maintain satisfactory working relationships with other law enforcement agencies to coordinate activities and provide mutual assistance and general information about department activities.
Performs as a member of the team; acts ethically and responsibly; supports and demonstrates engagement in diversity, inclusion and equity and maintains effective working relationships with others; demonstrates professionalism and respect in all workplace interactions.
Arrives to work, meetings, and other work-related functions on time and maintains regular job attendance.
Follow all safety rules and procedures established for work areas.
Participate in the department’s fitness program; perform strenuous activities under hazardous and dangerous circumstances.

AUXILIARY JOB FUNCTIONS: Provide suggestions and recommendations regarding budget development. Recommend improvements to equipment and facilities.
Investigate citizen complaints against officers as assigned.
Maintain proficiency by attending training conferences and meetings, reading materials, and meeting with others in areas of same responsibility.
Perform other work as assigned.

Education: Completion of 60 semester (or equivalent quarter) units from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in criminology, criminal justice, police science, or a related field.
Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of sworn police officer experience in a city, county or state police agency.
Substitution: Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the job proficiently may substitute for the above requirements.
Desirable Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in criminology, criminal justice, police science, or a related field is desirable; previous experience with the Ashland Police Department is desirable; previous supervisory experience is desirable; previous experience as a detective/investigator is desirable; possession of Advanced and Supervisory Certificates from the Department on Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST), or their equivalent, is desirable.
Vision must be correctable to 20/20; weight must be in proportion to height; and must be able to maintain physical requirements of the position
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Must pass pre-employment physical and psychological examination and undergo in-depth background investigation prior to appointment. Must be of good moral character and integrity.
Licenses: Possession of, or the ability to obtain and retain, an Oregon Driver’s License with acceptable driving record at the time of employment or within 1 month of hire date.
Certificates: Possession of (or eligibility for) an Intermediate Certificate issued by DPSST or equivalent. Must attend DPSST Supervisory Course within one year of appointment.

Please apply ONLINE at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ashlandor

A completed City application must be filed online with the Personnel Office before the deadline shown above and may be supplemented with a resume of work experience. Resumes are NOT accepted in lieu of a completed City application. Resumes received without a completed City application will not receive a response from the Personnel Department.
Following a review of the applications, a limited number of the most highly qualified applicants may be invited via email to proceed further in the selection process. Those not selected for interview will be notified in email (no phone calls please). The applicant selected must provide, at the time of employment, appropriate documentation of citizenship, as required by the immigration and Naturalization Act of 1986.
To learn more about our hiring process, visit our Recruitment and Hiring Process page.
A thorough background investigation will be completed on the candidate selected for hire.

The City of Ashland is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national origin or mental or physical disability unless based on a bonafide occupational qualification.

The City of Ashland will make reasonable accommodations for the disabled. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation in the application or testing process MUST inform the Personnel Office of the City of Ashland, in writing, no later than the final filing date as stated on the job bulletin. Applicants needing such accommodations should document the request, including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodations needed to participate in the selection process.