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DEPARTMENT:          Sheriff


POSITION:      Patrol Lieutenant


Full-time, non-represented position with benefits


Salary Range: 17


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**Salary listed is the base pay and does not include certification pay



The classification serves as Lieutenant of the Patrol Unit of the Sheriff’s Department and performs administrative duties in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating department programs and overseeing staff. 


Examples of Essential Job Duties:

·         Develop, implement and evaluate programs and services for departmental operation.  Prepare budget, monitor expenditures.

·         Supervise and direct work compliance with legal regulations.  Establish, maintain and interpret policy and procedure.

·         Represent and speak on behalf of the department to the public, community agencies and law enforcement.

·         Provide supervisory oversight of staff and daily operations

·         Perform patrol duties as needed.


Education, Experience and Training

The successful candidate for the position of Patrol Lieutenant will have 3 years of progressively responsible work experience and/or formal education in law enforcement, 3 years supervisory experience as well as patrol and/or investigations experience. The successful candidate must possess a valid Oregon driver license, first aid and CPR certifications at all times during employment with the Baker County Sheriff’s Office.


A complete job description and application is available upon request or online at:


For additional information, contact the Sheriff’s Department at 541-523-6415. 


Applications must be submitted to the Sheriff’s Department by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. A resume must be attached.


POST DATE:               March 24, 2015


CLOSING DATE:        April 7, 2015


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