Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training
Eligibility Requirements for Limited Duration, Administrative Positions
To be employed in a limited duration, administrative position, a person must:
Have been certified as a public safety officer in Oregon;
Have honorably retired or left a certifiable position in good standing;
Have 20 or more years of public safety experience;
Have and maintain current First Aid/CPR certification;
Have been employed as a full-time middle manager, assistant department head or department head for a minimum of three years immediately prior to honorably retiring or leaving a certifiable position; and
Have satisfactorily completed Middle Management or Supervisory training.
Employment in a limited duration, administrative position must begin within five years of honorably retiring or leaving a certifiable public safety position in good standing.
A public safety officer, other than a corrections officer, may serve in a limited duration, administrative position for a period of no more than 18 months with any one agency.
A corrections officer may serve in a limited duration, administrative position for a period of no more than 12 months with any one agency.
Agencies employing an individual in a limited duration, administrative position must:
Submit a written request outlining the primary duties and duration of the position. The request must be on official letterhead and signed by the Department Head or individual directly responsible for the administration of the agency.
If a public safety officer carries or is expected to carry a firearm at any time while employed in a limited duration, administrative position, the public safety officer must meet their employing agency’s firearms qualification requirements.