Law Enforcement Highway Patrol Officer Cadet
|Department||Department of Public Safety|
|Date Opened||6/1/2012 8:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||8/7/2012 11:59:00 PM|
|Full or Part Time||
Anticipated Academy Start Date: February 28, 2013.
1. Certified State Issued Birth Certificate
2. Official College Transcript(s)
3. DD-214 and other VA documents (if applicable)
4. Two (2) completed copies of the Biographical Questionnaire, with actual photos required. For Biographical Questionnaire go to:
***DO NOT MAIL THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS***
Required documents should be brought with you to your first testing date. (Testing is tentatively scheduled for August 20 - August 31.)
If you have any questions or concerns, contact us at OHPJOBS@dps.state.ok.us or Stephanie Blakely at (405) 425-2400 or Susan Burris at (405) 425-2011.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.