Job Opening - Police Officer

The City of Watonga is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 and no more than 45 at time of hire with no felony convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test and have a high school diploma or GED equivalent and be able to pass a police oriented aptitude test at that level. (A GED study guide will help prepare you for this test.) Must have a valid Oklahoma State driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to the City’s insurance carrier. The salary for this position is $16.50 per hour for persons with no experience to $17.50 per hour for CLEET certification, plus the fringe benefit package. Certified officers may be given hiring preference. Applications can be obtained at the police department, or City of Watonga website. Completed applications should be returned to the Watonga Police Department. The City of Watonga is an equal opportunity employer. Applications will be taken until position is filled.



Watonga Police Department
119 E. 1st St
Watonga, OK

Non-emergency: 580-623-7355
Emergency: 911


Since 1972, the National Neighborhood Watch Program (housed within the National Sheriffs’ Association) has worked to unite law enforcement agencies, private organizations, and individual citizens in a nation-wide effort to reduce crime and improve local communities. The success of the program has established Neighborhood Watch as the nation’s premier crime prevention and community mobilization program. Visible signs of the program are seen throughout America on street signs, window decals, community block parties and service projects. For more information on our Neighborhood Watch Program please call 580-623-7355.