Sunday, June 25, 2017

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The Skiatook Police Department is currently hiring for the following positions:


The Skiatook Police Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Reserve Police Officer. Skiatook is a fast growing community Just north of the City of Tulsa.
Police Officer Qualifications & Expectations
Education, Training & Experience Required
• Must be at least 21 years of age
• Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent
• Must possess a valid Oklahoma driver’s license which has not been suspended or revoked in the past 5 years and no more than 3 or more moving violations in the past 3 years
• Must not have been convicted of domestic abuse or be listed as a defendant on a protective order
• Must not have been convicted of a felony crime or have any pending criminal actions
• Must not be a current user of controlled substances
• Must not have been convicted of alcohol related driving offense or crime of moral turpitude
• Must be able to:
o Pass physical agility test
o Pass written test
o Pass oral examinations
o Undergo an extensive background investigation
o Undergo polygraph exam
o Undergo Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) or related psychological examination
o Undergo a drug screening
• Must successfully complete a Reserve basic police academy (as taught by the council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET), written, practical, and field exercises under the direct supervision of a field training officer during the probationary period
• Successful candidates must demonstrate proficiency with firearms (both handgun and long gun on a semi annual basis) and custody and control techniques to defend self and others
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Ability to operate two way radios, vehicle and handheld types; radar equipment and breathalyzer equipment
• Ability to read, understand and interpret ordinances, laws and other operating procedures, and communicate both orally and in writing
• Ability to drive a vehicle safely and efficiently while under stress and while communicating on radio
• Ability to deal effectively with others in both stressful and routine day to day situations
• Willingness to follow orders, and to work with others
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
• Must be honest in dealing with the public
• Must obey all laws
• Ability to read and interpret maps and give directions as needed
• Ability to handle emergency situations in a calm manner
• Ability to perform all aspects of community policing
Essential Job Functions
• Operate a motor vehicle for routine patrol assignments and to respond to the needs of the community
• Enforce state and federal laws and city ordinances
• Make arrests on criminal and traffic related offenses
• Perform other duties as assigned, which include, but are not limited to:
o Investigation of crime scenes
o Preservation and collection of evidence
o Preparation of handwritten and typed reports
o Oral testimony in courts of law
o Investigation of traffic accidents
This page will have the application and background questionnaire downloads. Please Download Applications and Background Questionnaire and turn into the Skiatook Police Department