Police Officer

Job Title: Police Officer

Salary range: $29.50 to $34.36/hour DOE/Q

Location: Sitka, Alaska

Department: Police Department

Hours: Full Time

Job Description:

More than a Job, It's a Career!!!  Do you meet these minimum requirements:  

  • 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • In possession of a valid drivers license
  • United States citizen
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts and overtime (as needed), including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Candidates must be able to pass a background check and have no prior felony convictions
  • Meet all the requirements of the Alaska Police Standards Council for certification

City and Borough of Sitka Police Department seeking qualified team members to fill the full-time, permanent position of Police Officer. This successful candidate will maintain community order through enforcing local, State, and Federal laws. The principal duties of this class are performed in an outdoor work environment involving all types of weather and one in which the employee is subject to potential personal danger. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the assigned Police Sergeants and Lieutenants.


  • PERS Defined Contribution Retirement
  • SBS Annuities program ‐ 6.13% match
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance (employee and dependents)
  • Medical Dental Vision (100% employer)
  • Annual Leave & Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Eligible for 457 Retirement Plans with Empower, ICMA-RC and Waddell & Reed
  • Eligible for Supplemental Insurance Plans with USAble, AFLAC, American Fidelity and State of Alaska
  • PSEA

Submit Application to Human Resources via hr@cityofsitka.org. or turn it in to Room 300, City Office Building. Open until filled. Job application and description on City and Borough of Sitka’s website.

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