Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Police Officer

Category: Public Safety
Description:
PURPOSE OF CLASS: UNDER GENERAL SUPERVISION, PERFORMS ALL FUNCTIONS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT WORK ASSOCIATED WITH A CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER AS ESTABLISHED BY THE NORTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION AND TRAINING STANDARDS COMMISSION; PERFORMS RELATED WORK AS REQUIRED. PRIMARY TASKS: (ANY ONE POSITION MAY NOT INCLUDE ALL OF THE TASKS LISTED, NOR DO THE EXAMPLES NECESSARILY INCLUDE ALL OF THE TASKS PERFORMED.) • PATROLS (ON FOOT OR IN A PATROL CAR) AN ASSIGNED AREA IN THE BUSINESS AND/OR RESIDENTIAL SECTION TO PRESERVE GENERAL ORDER. • DIRECTS TRAFFIC AND ENFORCES LAWS. • CHECKS AT NIGHT FOR UNLOCKED DOORS, BROKEN WINDOWS AND OTHER INDICATIONS OF UNUSUAL SITUATIONS. • NOTIFIES RESIDENTIAL AND BUSINESS OWNERS OF CONDITIONS DESERVING ATTENTION. • INVESTIGATES UNUSUAL DISTURBANCES OF THE PEACE AND MAKES ARRESTS WHEN WARRANTED. • WRITES TRAFFIC CITATIONS AND TICKETS AS REQUIRED. • INVESTIGATES TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND FILLS OUT ACCIDENT REPORT AT THE SCENE, NOTIFIES PROPER AUTHORITIES IN CASE OF INJURIES OR FATALITIES. • INVESTIGATES BREAK-INS, THEFTS, MAJOR CRIMES AND PERFORMS INVESTIGATIVE WORK THAT MAY BE REQUIRED OR ASSIGNED. • ATTENDS PUBLIC GATHERINGS TO MAINTAIN ORDER. • PRESENTS ORAL TESTIMONY IN COURT. • SERVES WARRANTS, CAPIASES, AND SUBPOENAS. • PREPARES RECORDS AND REPORTS AS REQUIRED. • REPORTS THE EXISTENCE OF HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO THE PROPER TOWN DEPARTMENTS. • ACCOMPANIES PERSONS TRANSPORTING LARGE SUMS OF MONEY OR OTHER VALUABLES TO PROVIDE PROTECTION. • SERVES AS A COMMUNITY POLICE OFFICER CONCENTRATING EFFORTS IN ASSIGNED COMMUNITY AREAS AS NEEDED. • MAY SERVE AS A K-9 DOG HANDLER AND PERFORM THOSE DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. • PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS REQUIRED. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS MUST BE A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES, AT LEAST 20 YEARS OF AGE, HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE OR HAVE OBTAINED A GED, POSSESS A VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVER’S LICENSE, SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THE NC BASIC LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING, BE OF GOOD MORAL CHARACTER AS DETERMINED BY A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, BE FINGERPRINTED AND PHOTOGRAPHED, HAVE A SATISFACTORY HISTORY OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, AND COMMITTED NO FELONIES OR SERIOUS MISDEMEANORS. MUST MEET AND MAINTAIN ALL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR POSITION ESTABLISHED BY THE TOWN OF CORNELIUS AND THE N.C. CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING AND STANDARDS DIVISION. SPECIAL NOTE: ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT ARE SUBJECT TO SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF OUR AGENCY’S IN-SERVICE FIREARMS QUALIFICATION, CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE SCREENING, MEDICAL EXAM, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAM. CORNELIUS POLICE DEPARTMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Employer: Town of Cornelius
Expires: 3/18/2019
Top