Police Recruit - Written Exam 10/1/21

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT AND READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IN DETAIL WHEN APPLYING FOR THE POSITION OF POLICE OFFICER. 

AT THIS TIME THERE IS NOT AN OPENING WITH THE SAND SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT

This posting is to secure your place for the agility exam and potential advancement upon a vacancy within the department


TESTING DETAILS
TESTING DATES

WRITTEN EXAM SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2021

AN INVITATION WITH DETAILS WILL BE EMAILED TO THE ADDRESS YOU PROVIDED DURING YOUR REGISTRATION ON OR ABOUT SEPTEMBER 1, 2021.  THIS POSITION CLOSES ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021.  

WRITTEN EXAM This is a twelfth grade equivalency test proctored by Tulsa Technology Center.  There are four parts of the exam to include: reading and comprehension; spelling and grammar; basic mathematics without using a calculator; and mathematics using a calculator.  
AGILITY EXAM ALL applicants who advance beyond the Written Exam will be required to undergo an agility exam regardless of current military or peace/police officer status.  Upon receiving an invitation to test you will be sent a course map.  It is recommended you focus on cardio when preparing for this exam
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION

Candidates who advance to the Oral Board will be required to complete a Background Investigation Questionnaire (BIQ).  To assist you in completing this information, it is recommended you obtain and secure the following information:

  • Driver License
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Transcripts and/or DD214
  • Marriage License (If Applicable)
  • Divorce Decree (If Applicable)
  • Color Photograph (Passport Photo)

 

POSITION DETAILS

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • 21 years of age
  • High School diploma or GED
  • One of the following
    • 64 credit hour or an Associate's Degree from a regionally accredited college
    • 2 years full-time active years with a branch of the military
    • YOU MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPT OR DD214 TO BE SENT A TESTING INVITATION
  • Ability to pass:
    • Written examination
    • Physical agility test
    • Intensive background investigation
    • MMPI psychological examination
    • Physical/medical examination as set forth by the Oklahoma Police Pension Board
    • Drug Screening
    • Identity requirements as set forth by federal law
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Anyone hired who is not CLEET certified must, within 90 days of hire, pass the CLEET written examination and physical abilities test with a minimum score of 70% to be eligible to enter the CLEET Academy and to be retired as a Police Officer by the City of Sand Springs.
BENEFITS
  • $43,000 Annual Salary
  • 20 year retirement
  • Educational incentive
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Uniform allowance
  • Weapon provided
  • Longevity plan
  • Group insurance plans
  • Flexible benefit plan
  • Up to five years lateral transfer
  • Advancement
APPLICATION DEADLINE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UP TO ONE WEEK PRIOR TO SCHEDULED EXAM DATE.