Police Officer

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Oakland, Maryland
Oct 08, 2021
Oct 26, 2021
Full Time

The Mayor and Town Council of Oakland, Maryland is accepting applications for the full-time position of Police Officer for the Oakland City Police Department.    Duties for the position includes the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances, involves the prevention and control of adult and juvenile crime, apprehension of law violators, and traffic control. 

Prior experience along with certification through the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions is preferred.  Successful applicants must agree to sign a Training/Employment Agreement.

Applicants interested in applying for the position must have experience in dealing with the public, possess a valid Maryland operator’s license, be of good moral character, be able to pass normal visual and hearing requirements, be in good physical condition, possess good writing and typing skills, and be willing to work various shifts, weekends, and holidays.  Qualified applicants will be subject to a background check and driving record review, be required to pass necessary evaluations as required by the Town of Oakland, must possess a High School Diploma, be at least 21 years of age, be a citizen of the United States, and live or be willing to relocate at own expense, to a location not more than 30 minutes away from Oakland Town Hall.

Interested persons should pick up and fill out an application at Oakland City Hall, 15 South Third Street, Oakland, MD, and submit a cover letter and resume along with the application for employment.  The deadline for returning the cover letter, resume, and application to Oakland City Hall is October 26, at 1:00 PM.  The Town reserves the right to reject any and or all applications.  The Town of Oakland is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

by Authority:

Mayor and Town Council

Oakland, Maryland

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