Police Officer

City of Claremore   Claremore, OK   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on November 7, 2022
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$40,230.82-$42,465.86 Non-Certified
$44,700.91 CLEET Certified

  • Upon graduating CLEET you will receive a 5% raise
  • At one year of service you will receive a 5% raise increasing salary to $44,700.91
  • Lateral transfers will be considered from other law enforcement agencies in or out of state with a maximum of five (5) credit years at the discretion of the Chief of Police.
  • 10K sign on bonus for certified officers on a pre-determined pay structure
  • 5K sign on bonus for non-certified officers on a pre-determined pay structure

Job Summary:

To maintain peace for City of Claremore by patrolling, enforcing and investigating city ordinances, State and Federal laws.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Cleet Certified preferred
  • Must be between the ages of 21-45 or previously been a participant of the OK police pension
  • Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License which has not been suspended or revoked in the past 5 years
  • Must not have been convicted of domestic abuse or be listed as defendant on a protective order
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony crime or have any pending criminal actions


 Essential Duties:

  • Operate a motor vehicle for routine patrol assignments and responding to the needs of the community
  • Enforce state and federal laws and City ordinances
  • Make arrests on criminal and traffic related offenses
  • Performs other duties as assigned, which include but are not limited to: investigation of crime scenes, preservation and collection of evidence, preparation of handwritten and typed reports, oral testimony in courts of law, investigation of traffic accidents, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Ability to operate two-way radios, vehicle and handheld types; radar equipment and Intoxilyzer equipment
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret ordinances, laws and other operating procedures and communicate both orally and in writing
  • Ability to drive a vehicle safely and efficiently while under stress and while communication on radio
  • Ability to deal effectively with others in both stressful and routine day to day situations
  • Willingness to follow orders, and to work with others
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Must be honest in dealing with the public and obey all laws
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, holidays, weekend, and long hours as necessary
  • Ability to read and interpret maps and give directions as needed
  • Ability to handle emergency situations in a calm manner
  • Ability to perform all aspects of Community Policing

Deadline for Application:  Monday, Dec 5, 2022 at noon

Deadline for Requested Documentations, including Background Investigation Packet:  
Due at Oral Review Interview

Physical Agility Test: 
 Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 @ 8:00am at Claremore High School Track

Written Exam:  
Written Exam will be conducted upon successful completion of the physical agility test on Saturday, Dec 10, 2022

Offer for Employment is contingent upon the following:

• Preliminary testing
• Oral Review Boards
• Chief Interviews and City Manager Interviews
• Extensive Background Investigation
• MMPI Psychological Examination
• Police Pension Board Physical

City of Claremore

104 S Muskogee Ave
Claremore , OK