Monday, July 21, 2014

Cd’A seeking police officer applicants

If a job in law enforcement appeals to you, here is your opportunity. The city of Coeur d’Alene is updating its police officer eligibility list and is seeking applicants to participate in the testing process.

A three-part exam consisting of a written exam, physical agility and oral interviews will be administered September 8-12. The deadline to apply is August 15.

Current entry level Coeur d’Alene police officers start at $21.61 per hour. Lateral applicants (POST certified) start at $22.69 per hour.

To download a city of Coeur d’Alene job announcement and application, visit the city’s website at then go to the Human Resources section under the Government tab on the homepage. Applications can also be picked up at Coeur d’Alene City Hall, 710 E. Mullan.

The City Council in June voted to pursue a $375,000 federal grant to hire new officers. If the grant request is approved, the city plans to hire three new officers. Acting Police Chief Ron Clark said the city should learn this fall if the grant request is approved.