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Law Enforcement Highway Patrol Officer I

Law Enforcement Highway Patrol Officer Cadet

Recruitment #130329-G53A-01

Introduction

Anticipated Academy Start Date: January 27, 2014.

Required documents:

1. Certified State Issued Birth Certificate or Certificate of Naturalization/Citizenship
2.
Official College Transcripts or Letter of Intent from the college or university (The applicant must have an associate degree or a minimum of 62 completed hours from an accredited college or university before the academy starts on January 27, 2014.) 3. DD-214 long form and other VA documents (if applicable)
4. Biographical Questionnaire (Human Resources will provide the applicant with the Biographical Questionnaire no later than 2 weeks upon receipt of the application.)

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

Applicant should bring all required documents to the initial testing. Human Resources will schedule each applicant for testing between the dates of June 24, 2013 - July 9, 2013.
 
Contact Human Resources at OHPJOBS@dps.state.ok.us or Stephanie Dodd at  (405) 425-2400.

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-three (23) years of age but less than forty-six (46) years of age and shall possess: (1) an associate’s degree or a minimum of sixty-two (62) successfully completed semester hours from a college or university which is recognized by and accepted by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and whose hours are transferable between such recognized institutions.”

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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