Police Officer Jobs in Vancouver, WA

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Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Must be willing to participate in the Company's pre-employment screening process, including drug screen and background investigation. Valid Driver's License and clean driving record. Apply Today!...
2 days ago
Mt. Hood Community College - Gresham, OR (19 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Experience in public safety, such as campus public safety, military police, law enforcement or active police reserve may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the college coursework requirement....
3 days ago
City of Hillsboro, OR - Hillsboro, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
General Description of Duties A professional, sworn position that performs law enforcement and crime prevention work including patrol and investigation; apprehension of criminals, preservation of peace...
3 days ago
City of Portland, OR - Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Ability to operate a wide variety of law enforcement data systems and computer software programs. Applicants must also possess: Ability to successfully pass a criminal background investigation....
3 days ago
City of Portland, OR - Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
This is a sworn law enforcement position with an emphasis on Community Policing, focused on crime prevention, organizational excellence, community engagement, and inclusion....
3 days ago
Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
You must hold an Armed Oregon DPSST Certification (Department of Public Safety Standards and Training)....
3 days ago
City of Hillsboro - Hillsboro, OR (21 miles from Vancouver, WA)
General Description of Duties A professional, sworn position that performs law enforcement and crime prevention work including patrol and investigation; apprehension of criminals, preservation of peace...
4 days ago
City of Portland - Portland, OR (12 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Ability to operate a wide variety of law enforcement data systems and computer software programs. Applicants must also possess: Ability to successfully pass a criminal background investigation....
8 days ago
Tualatin, OR (23 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Skills to maintain standard law enforcement equipment, i.e., firearms, body armor, chemical agents, uniform equipment, first aid supplies; Skills to become an officer which includes, but is not limited...
10 days ago
Oregon Employment Department - Saint Helens, OR (14 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Laterals must be a Peace Officer's Standards and Training (POST) certified police officer currently employed with a law enforcement agency in any state....
19 days ago
City Hillsboro - Hillsboro, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
General Description of Duties A professional, sworn position that performs law enforcement and crime prevention work including patrol and investigation; apprehension of criminals, preservation of peace...
20 days ago
Portland, OR (13 miles from Vancouver, WA)
DPSST (Department of Public Safety Standards and Training) and CPR/AED certification required....
21 days ago
City of Gresham - Gresham, OR (19 miles from Vancouver, WA)
They will apply principles and techniques of community policing, modern crime prevention, investigation, apprehension, rules of evidence, and all other aspects of law enforcement....
22 days ago
Oregon Employment Department - Tualatin, OR (23 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Skills to maintain standard law enforcement equipment, i.e., firearms, body armor, chemical agents, uniform equipment, first aid supplies; Skills to become an officer which includes, but is not limited...
25 days ago
Gresham Police Department - Gresham, OR (19 miles from Vancouver, WA)
Ability to: Apply principles and techniques of modern crime prevention, investigation, apprehension, rules of evidence, and all other aspects of law enforcement....
26 days ago

Demographic Data for Vancouver, WA

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Vancouver, WA

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Vancouver, WA as reported by the BLS.

$65,331

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Vancouver, WA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.5%)
  • High School or GED (26.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.6%)
  • Master's Degree (9.0%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Vancouver, WA
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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