OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Police Department is looking for a few good men and women to become OKC Ambassadors. The department will be accepting applications from May 21 through June 8. Application Forms can be picked up and turned in at the Bricktown Police Substation located at 219 E. Main St., weekdays from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The office will be closed on Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day.

Ambassadors are part-time, temporary, uniformed, civilian employees. No benefits are provided. Ambassadors typically work six hour shifts between 10:00 am and 10:00 pm in the Bricktown/Downtown area, seven days a week, year round. Applicants must be willing to work any shift, including holidays and weekends. Ambassadors are allowed, but not guaranteed, 32 hours per week at a rate of pay of $9.00 per hour.

Primary duties of and OKC Ambassador include:

• Communicating with citizens to provide general information or public services

• Identifying and reporting information to the police by radio or telephone

• Directing traffic during special events, rush hour periods or in emergencies

Applicants pass a polygraph, police background check and drug screen. They must also attend 40 hours of combined classroom and field training.

For more information regarding the Ambassador Program, contact Robert Kaster, Admin. Coordinator, at (405) 316-4341.