Police Officer II

Recruitment #211013-G28B-01


Location: Oklahoma School for the Blind - Muskogee

Essential Functions
Applicant must possess knowledge of and uphold local, state, and federal laws and policies. Act decisively and without direct supervision in varying situations, including situations involving an element of personal danger or danger to others. Perform investigations based on intuition and sound judgment. Patrols school campus to eliminate hazards, vandalism or other area of responsibility. Directs police, fire and other emergency vehicles; provides assistance to authorities in the handling or investigation of fires, vandalism and drug search. Produce and maintains legible necessary records and reports. Plan and direct law enforcement programs; coordinates law enforcement activities within assigned areas of responsibility. Shift hours will vary.

Probationary period (or trial period if applicable) is required.
Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver License.
Must successfully complete a National Criminal History Records Check.


Method of Application: 
ALL SOURCES – Applicants, without previous classified state service, those that are in the unclassified status OR currently in probationary status, must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line External Listings applicant system (www.jobaps.com/ok/). 

Current State of Oklahoma employees with permanent status in the classified service, or those having reinstatement rights must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line Internal Listings applicant system (www.jobaps.com/OK/promo.asp).

For questions regarding specific duties or details of this job, please contact Human Resources at HR@okdrs.gov 

For inquiries on the application process or general application inquiries, please contact Applicant Services at (405) 521-2177.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.


Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving law enforcement duties at a state agency, institution or facility.  This will include conducting patrols in an assigned area or location to enforce laws and rules and provide protection for individuals and property within the assigned area of responsibility.


The Police Officer job family consists of five levels that are distinguished based on the level of responsibility assigned, the expertise required to complete assigned duties and the responsibility assigned for providing supervision to others.

Level II:     
This is the career level of this job family where employees will be assigned responsibilities for performing a full range of law enforcement duties and will perform highly independent work in patrolling an assigned area and enforcing appropriate laws, rules and regulations to protect and safeguard lives and property within the area.  Some responsibilities may also be assigned for providing training and assistance to others in performing these duties.


Level II:     
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of six months of experience in security or law enforcement work or direct care of juveniles in a secure residential facility.


a.     Must be willing and able to complete all job-related travel normally associated with the position.
b.     Must complete the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training course within twelve months of employment or have previously completed this training.
c.     Must successfully complete a National Agency check for the purpose of gaining access to restricted areas and/or obtaining a security clearance.
d.     Must maintain a physical fitness standard that will allow them to perform the duties of the position.
e.     Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver License at the time of employment.

Positions within the Office of Juvenile Affairs will require the following:
a.     Applicants must be willing and able to work overtime and to work on shifts.
b.     Employees are required to stand and walk for prolonged periods and to have the ability to physically restrain residents using approved restraint techniques.
c.     Applicants must be able to lift 50 pounds.
d.     Employees must pass all training requirements for sole supervision of residents, i.e., first aid certification, CPR and restraint training.

Some agencies may have determined positions in this job family to be safety sensitive as defined by 63 O.S. § 427.8.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on: 100% Qualification Review.

 ***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.