Position Title:

Police Officer


Corvallis Police Department

Position Type:

Commissioned Law Enforcement Position

Introduction Statement:

Corvallis, Oregon Police Department is seeking committed, service oriented, self motivated individuals to join our team. Not often can you find a career that matches great benefits and job security with the opportunity to make immediate and positive impacts every day.
When you wear the badge, you represent not only yourself and your department, but an ideal your community expects from its police. As a first responder you are a symbol of hope, safety and service. Police officers must possess a passion for service and a commitment to professionalism. Join the law enforcement profession, where you make a difference in peoples’ lives every day.


Full Time


Police Officer Recruit starting hourly rate: $28.50
Lateral Police Officer hourly range: $29.07 – $38.20
*The above rates are effective June 16, 2018.
Full-Time, CPOA represented positions
18-month probationary period
Previous applicants may apply.

Lateral Police Officers: The Chief of Police has the discretion to start Lateral Officers at a higher pay step consistent with years of experience. Lateral Officers may be credited with up-front sick leave and vacation banks. Additionally, lateral officers may serve a shorter probationary period at the discretion of the Chief of Police.

Minimum Qualifications:

Position Summary
Corvallis Police Officers work both independently and cooperatively to provide pro-active police protection and crime prevention consistent with community policing objectives. Ensure the safety of the community in an orderly, efficient, and professional manner. Conduct investigations of crimes which lead to identification, apprehension, and prosecution of criminals. These tasks are illustrative only and may include other related duties.
High School graduation or GED certification and ninety quarter or sixty semester hours of documented education from an accredited college or university. Law enforcement or Military experience will be considered in lieu of education; however at least 45 quarter or 30 semester hours of documented education from an accredited college or university is required.
Must be a U.S. citizen within 18 months of hire; at least 21 years of age; no felony convictions or convictions of domestic assault misdemeanor.
Ability to collect, process, and evaluate complex material and information. Must be able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally in situations which may be stressful. Strong interpersonal skills and respect for diversity. Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Information for Obtaining an Application:

To Apply – Please visit our website to complete an online application. This recruitment is continuous for multiple positions.

501 SW Madison Avenue
P.O. Box 1083
Corvallis, OR 97339
TTD/TTY Oregon Relay 711

Closing Date: