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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Now Taking Applications for Police Officer

Police Recruiting

Bixby Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officer.

Bixby is the premier south Tulsa suburb, with an estimated population of 30,153.  Bixby has been one of the top 5 fastest growing Oklahoma cities for the last several years.  A large selection of housing choices, great schools, and a rich quality of life make Bixby a great place to work and live.

Application deadline 

  • August 19th, 2022 at 5:00 PM 

Testing Date

  • September 10th, 2022 - Time and Location are to be determined 

How to Apply 

Job Summary:

Provide law enforcement services to the community in compliance with Federal, Tribal, State, and local laws. Respond to emergency calls for service, make arrests, patrol neighborhoods, investigate vehicle collisions, and partner with community stakeholders in developing cooperative education and enforcement strategies in Bixby.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Starting Salary :
    • $42,250 ($20.31 per hour) 
    • Advance to  $43,500 ($20.91 per hour) after successful completion of Oklahoma Council of Law Enforcement Education and Training Academy (CLEET) and Bixby Police Field Training Program.  
  • Miscellaneous allowance:
    • $750 each year (Sep. 1)
  • Cleaning allowance:
    • $27.69 per check
  • Vacation:
    • 2 weeks per year for 1-5 years of service
    • 3 weeks per year for 6-10 years of service
    • 4 weeks per year 11-14 years of service
    • 5 weeks per year for 15 and more years of service
    • Vacation buyback of 1-2 weeks available Dec. of each year
  • Sick leave
    • 8 hours per month (96 hours a year / Max accrual 960 hours)
  • Holidays
  • 12 recognized holidays + 1 floating holiday per year
  • Education pay:
    • $100 a month for a Bachelor’s degree
    • $150 a month for a Master’s degree
  • Max of $3000 a year education reimbursement (50% of tuition and books
  • Insurance (Medical/Dental)
    • Single coverage-free
    • Family coverage-$129 a month
    • Vison, Flex, and Life insurance available

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

• Must be between 21 and 45, unless you are currently in the Oklahoma Police Pension system. 

• Must possess a min of 60 college hours from a college or university accredited by a Regional Accrediting Organization.   (We apologize to our Veterans, but currently we are unable to substitute Military service for college hours.)

• Must possess a valid Driver’s License which has not been suspended or revoked in the past five (5) years.

• No more than 2 or more moving violations in the past three years.

• Cannot have been convicted of alcohol related driving offense within the last 5 years. 

• Must not have been convicted of domestic abuse or be listed as a defendant on a protective order. 

• Must not have been convicted of a felony crime, have any pending criminal actions, or conviction for a crime of moral turpitude

• Be willing and able to use all measures of force to effect arrest or protect citizens and yourself

• Must successfully complete Basic (CLEET) Academy and department Field Training (560 hours)

• Must demonstrate firearms proficiency during with: Handgun, Shotgun, and Rifle

Responsibilities:

• Ability to read, understand and interpret ordinances, laws and other operating procedures and communicate both orally and in writing

• Ability to drive an emergency vehicle safely and efficiently while under stress and while using the radio

• Ability to deal effectively with others in both stressful and routine day to day situations in a calm manner

• Ability to work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends, 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

• Willingness to follow orders, and to work with others

• Ability to perform all aspects of Community Policing

• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

• Ability to generate clear concise reports

Offer for Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the following:

• Physical agility test (given on test day)

• Applicant written test (given on test day)

• Oral Review Boards (given on test day)

• Police Chief’s Interview

• Background Investigation

• MMPI Psychological Examination

• Police Pension Board Physical

• Pre-employment drug screening

For additional questions 


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