About the Tigard Community
About the Tigard Police Department
Compensation and Benefits
|Premium||DPSST Certification||Educational Achievement|
|2.5 %||--||A.A. /A.S. or equiv. hours|
|6.25 %||Intermediate||A.A. /A.S. or equiv. hours|
|8.75 %||Intermediate||B.A. /B.S. or equiv. hours|
|8.75 %||Advanced||A.A. /A.S. or equiv. hours|
|10 %||Advanced||B.A. /B.S. or equiv. hours|
There is also opportunity for premium pay relating to special assignments within the Tigard Police Department. The following special assignments are included:
There is also a bilingual incentive for employees that meet acceptable standards.
The City of Tigard has contracted with PublicSafetyTesting.com (PST) to conduct a portion of our entry-level recruitment and testing process for police officer positions.
Interested candidates should visit www.publicsafetytesting.com or call 1-866-HIRE-911 for additional information.
Once at the website:
Scores for applicants that pass both the written and physical agility tests (Oregon’s ORPAT, Washington’s PAT, or Idaho’s PAT) will be sent to the City of Tigard. Tigard Human Resources (HR) staff will then further process the applicants, which may include inviting candidates to submit a city application to schedule oral boards and/or other tests.
The City of Tigard will accept applications with passing ORPAT scores or PAT scores from other states; however, all candidates must pass the ORPAT prior to an offer of employment.
After successful completion of the required tests, applicants can expect the following:
Upon conditional job offer, you will be required to undergo:
|Interested in a
Law Enforcement Career?
Are you interested in a law enforcement career? Or maybe you haven't thought about police work before? Here's your chance to learn first-hand from Tigard Police officers who do the job every day. Additionally, come and learn about police support positions as well.
The event will offer ample opportunity to speak with patrol officers as well as other department members assigned to specialty positions. The City of Tigard Human Resources will also be available to help you navigate to PublicSafetyTesting.com so you can set your course for a lifelong rewarding career in public safety.
If you cannot wait to get started on a police officer career, go online now and register. We will be testing for police officer positions on February 25, 2017. We look forward to meeting all the future Tigard Police Officers! Respect and Care. It's in our DNA.