Status: Hourly, Full-Time, Benefits
Hours: Shift work and shift rotations
The following information is to be retained by the applicant and not returned with the completed application.
The work of a commissioned police officer involves responsibility for the protection of life and property, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals and the general enforcement of laws and ordinances. Duties normally consist of routine patrol, preliminary investigation and traffic regulation.
Police officers also may be assigned duties as investigators, court security officers, crime prevention officers, accident investigators, firearms instructors, hostage negotiators, dog handlers, special response teams or other related duties. Work involves an element of personal danger. The employee must be able to exercise sound independent judgment under stress. Assignments may include work on special tasks which call upon specialized abilities and knowledge possessed by the officer. Work assignments can be general or specific and instructions are received from a supervisor who reviews work methods and results through reports, personal inspection and discussion.
Starting Full-Time Pay Rates:
Entry-Level Police Officer = $18.00/hour ($41,040 for 2,280 hours per year)
Experienced and Current Certified = $18.00 to $23.49/hour ($41,040 to $53,557 for 2280 hours per year)
Part-Time Certified Pay Rate (not Reserves) = $13.00/hour (up to $13,520 for 20 hour per week)