The Vancouver Police Department is seeking applicants for Entry and Lateral Police Officers to fill current vacancies.
For questions related to job opportunities with the Vancouver Police Department please contact one of our Background Investigators at VPDRecruiting@cityofvancouver.us
Police Careers-Entry Level Police OfficerEntry-Level Police Officer
Recruitment #CS 14-00002
Salary: $5280-$7076* *educational increase of 2.5% for 2 year degree; 5% increase for 4 year degree The Vancouver Police Department is currently accepting Entry Level Applications. All entry level applicants must apply by registering through Public safety testing.
Police Careers-Lateral Police OfficerPolice Officer - Lateral Entry - Recruitment #CS14-00003 Salary: $5545 -$7076* *educational incentive of 2.5% for 2 year degree, 5% for 4 year degree The City of Vancouver is currently accepting applications for Lateral Entry Level Police Officer This will take you to the application page
Background InvestigationPrior to employment with the Vancouver Police Department, the Background Investigations Unit will conduct a comprehensive on-site Background Investigation. This will include, but is not limited to examination and investigation of employment history, driving history, criminal history, financial history, military history, and general life history. A credit report will be obtained. Any pertinent...
Public Safety TestingAbout PublicSafetyTesting.com Vancouver has contracted with PublicSafetyTesting.com to conduct a portion of our entry-level recruitment and testing for police officer positions. Interested candidates should go to their website below or telephone toll-free at 1-866-HIRE-911.
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Physical Fitness Abilities TestApplicants for the position of Entry Level police officer with the City of Vancouver must successfully complete the following Fitness Ability Test. A maximum of 200 points is possible. A minimum of 30 points is required for each individual test. A minimum of 160 total points is required to pass the Fitness Ability Test