Klamath County Oregon
  • 04-Oct-2018 to 30-Jun-2019 (PST)
  • Sheriff’s Department
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • PH10-$21.55 - $23.76
  • Full Time



Enforces and prevents violations of state and local traffic, criminal and civil laws and ordinances in order to protect life and property and provide safety to the community served. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following are not all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Patrols public highways and roadways, business and residential areas; issues warnings or citations for violations; makes security checks and checks for suspicious persons or vehicles; responds to calls regarding crimes, violations and incidents, collects information and prepares documentation of activities and takes appropriate action.

02 Arrests persons and when appropriate, in the performance of various duties; transports suspects and prisoners; follows established procedures in all dealings with suspects, prisoners and the public.

03 Conducts investigations of traffic accidents, crimes and criminal complaints, which includes checking for injured persons, administering emergency first aide, controlling and preserving scenes and gathering information and evidence.  

04 Serves subpoenas, summons, warrants and appears as a witness in court to testify.  

05 Provides assistance with search and rescue operations.  

06 Develops and maintains proficiency in the use of a variety of equipment associated with law enforcement duties including defensive weapons, vehicles, breath testing instruments, evidence gathering equipment, radar, mobile data terminals, computers, smart phones and other communication equipment.  

07 Informs the public and answers inquiries regarding directions, laws, ordinances, complaint procedures and provides other general assistance.  

08 Maintains written record of activities and prepares reports as necessary.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school or GED certificate, age 21, no criminal history that involves serious misdemeanors, felonies or extensive driving record. Must meet minimum standards specified in OAR 259-008-0010 for employment as a law enforcement officer.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 Department of Public Safety Standards and Training Basic Certification, which must be obtained within one year of employment.

02 Oregon Driver's License

03 First Aid Certificate 

04 CPR Certification

Work Schedule

The normal work schedule is 8.00 hours per day 5 days per week or 10 hours a day

4 days per week; exact schedules are assigned by management.


DRUG POLICY                        

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing



Applicants cannot have a criminal history involving serious misdemeanors or felonies; background checks will be conducted.

Klamath County Oregon
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