The Powell Police Department offers exciting and rewarding career opportunities to candidates who have the skills and determination to succeed in the law enforcement profession. We accept applications on a continuing basis and conducted testing for patrol officer and dispatcher positions as they become available. For more information on current openings please call the police department at 307-754-2212.
You will be required to complete a detailed application to be completed and submitted to the Powell Police Department prior to the application deadline date.
After a review of the applications submitted, some applicants may be invited to participate in additional screening. Part of this process is a written examination which will include testing on general knowledge and skills.
Physical Abilities Test
In addition to the written examination, an applicant will participate in a standardized physical abilities test.
Oral Board Interview
Applicants will be subjected to an oral interview to be evaluated on a variety of aspects by several members of the Powell Police Department.
Background Interview & Investigation
If an applicant successfully completes the application process, written exam, physical agilities test and oral board interview, they may be offered a conditional employment offer pending the outcome of a thorough background investigation.
As part of the background investigation, applicants will be required to undergo a thorough psychological assessment by a licensed assessor.
Command Staff Interview
The final interview is a second oral board interview which will be conducted by the command staff of the Powell Police Department. Again, the applicant will be evaluated on a variety of aspects relating to the position they are applying for.