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Law Enforcement Highway Patrol Officer I

Law Enforcement Highway Patrol Officer Cadet

Recruitment #140212-G53A-01

Introduction

Recruitment for this position is based on the current qualifications. Please note that applicants must meet all requirements at the time of appointment.

INTRODUCTION

Anticipated Academy Start Date: January 28, 2015

Required documents:

1. Certified State Issued Birth Certificate
2. Official College Transcript(s)
3. DD-214 and other VA documents (if applicable)
4. Two (2) completed Biographical Questionnaires, with actual photos attached. HR will provide you with the Biographical Questionnaire.

***DO NOT MAIL THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS***

Required documents should be brought with you to your first testing date. (Testing is tentatively scheduled for June 23 thru June 27 AND July 7 thru July 11). HR will contact you via email with specific testing dates.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact us at OHPJOBS@dps.state.ok.us or Stephanie Dodd at (405) 425-2400 or Susan Burris at (405) 425-2011.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving law enforcement duties in the Highway Patrol Division of the Department of Public Safety.  This includes conducting patrols on roads and highways in an assigned area or district to enforce motor vehicle, criminal, and other laws and safeguard citizens and property, apprehend violators and provide assistance to the general public.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Law Enforcement Highway Patrol Officer job family consists of five levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of assigned duties, the expertise required to perform job assignments and the responsibility assigned for providing supervision to others.

Level I:    
At this level employees are assigned duties as a Highway Patrol Cadet which involves receiving formal classroom training in law enforcement operations and procedures, state and federal laws and other areas, such as self defense and the use of firearms in preparation for beginning work as a law enforcement officer.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:    
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of Oklahoma statutory requirements of Title 47. Section 2-105B(2)a.(1):  “2.  No person shall be appointed ...  unless the person is a citizen of the United States of America, of good moral character, and a. for commissioned officer positions, shall not be less than twenty-one (21) years of age but less than forty-six (46) years of age and shall possess: (1) an associate’s degree or completed a minimum of sixty-two (62) semester hours from an accredited college or university as denoted in the Database of Accredited Post secondary Institutions and Programs and whose hours are transferable between such recognized institutions; OR (2) shall have successfully completed thirty-two (32) semester hours from an accredited college or university as denoted in the Database of Accredited Post secondary Institutions and Programs and whose hours are transferable between such recognized institutions and has completed three (3) years of active military or reserve military service; OR (3) shall have successfully completed thirty-two (32) semester hours from an accredited college or university as denoted in the Database of Accredited Post secondary Institutions and Programs and whose hours are transferable between such recognized institutions and has received an honorable discharge from any active military or reserve military service.”

NOTE:  Applicants with military service shall receive up to ten (10) semester hours for each year of honorable service in any active military or reserve military service up to a maximum of three (3) years or thirty (30) semester hours.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Written Test

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.



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