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Police Officer

Category: Public Safety
Description:
•PATROLS STREETS IN A POLICE CAR, ON FOOT, BY BICYCLE OR OTHER APPROPRIATE MEANS; CHECKS DOORS AND WINDOWS; EXAMINES PREMISES OF UNOCCUPIED RESIDENCES OR BUILDINGS; DETECTS UNUSUAL CONDITIONS, MAY MAINTAIN SURVEILLANCE AND OBSERVATION FOR STOLEN CARS, MISSING PERSONS, OR SUSPECTS; REPORTS DANGEROUS OR DEFECTIVE STREETS, SIDEWALKS, TRAFFIC LIGHTS, OR OTHER HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. •RESPONDS TO CALLS FOR ASSISTANCE, COMPLAINTS, SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY, DOMESTIC DISPUTES, LOUD AND DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR, AND OTHERS NEEDS; COMPLETES CALLS BY DETERMINING TRUE NATURE OF THE SITUATION AND TAKING WHATEVER LEGAL OR PERSUASIVE ACTION IS WARRANTED . •INVESTIGATES TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS; ISSUES TRAFFIC CITATIONS; DIRECTS TRAFFIC AND PARTICIPATES IN OTHER EMERGENCY OPERATION ACTIVITIES. •PERFORMS INVESTIGATIONS OF ACCIDENTS AND POSSIBLE CRIMES THROUGH OBSERVATION, QUESTIONING WITNESSES, AND GATHERING PHYSICAL EVIDENCE; PERFORMS INVESTIGATIVE TASKS; ARRESTS AND PROCESSES CRIMINAL SUSPECTS. •ADVISES THE PUBLIC ON LAWS AND LOCAL ORDINANCES; TESTIFIES IN COURT; EXECUTES SEARCH WARRANTS; SERVES PAPERS AS NEEDED. •REGULATES AND DIRECTS VEHICULAR TRAFFIC AT BUSY TIMES OR WHEN TRAFFIC SIGNAL MALFUNCTIONS OR ACCIDENTS REQUIRE; MAINTAINS ORDER AT PUBLIC GATHERINGS . •PERFORMS FUNERAL AND BANK ESCORTS. •OPERATES A RADIO TO RECEIVE INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION FROM OR TO REPORT INFORMATION TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS. •PREPARES DETAILED RECORDS AND REPORTS OF ACTIVITIES. •USES A VARIETY OF SOFTWARE PROGRAMS TO PREPARE INCIDENT REPORTS, PERFORM RESEARCH, CHECK DRIVER'S LICENSES AND VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS, CHECK FOR OUTSTANDING WARRANTS AND RELATED RESEARCH. •PERFORMS SPECIAL PROJECTS AS ASSIGNED BY THE DEPARTMENT SUCH AS HELPING WITH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS OF APPLICANTS, HELPING INSTALL OR MAINTAIN SECURITY OF TECHNOLOGY, AND HELPING COORDINATE IN­ SERVICE TRAINING. ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES PERFORMS RELATED DUTIES AS REQUIRED. •CONSIDERABLE KNOWLEDGE OF STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS, LOCAL ORDINANCES AND POLICIES OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, ESPECIALLY RELATING TO ARREST, SEARCH AND SEIZURE, AND TRAFFIC CONTROL. •KNOWLEDGE OF THE APPLICATION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO THE WORK. •WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES, METHODS AND EQUIPMENT. SOME KNOWLEDGE OF SCIENTIFIC CRIMINAL DETECTION AND IDENTIFICATION METHODS. •SKILL IN THE USE OF FIREARMS AND OTHER POLICE EQUIPMENT AND IN THE APPLICATION OF SELF-DEFENSE TACTICS. •SKILL IN COLLABORATIVE CONFLICT RESOLUTION. •ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE CLEARLY OVER RADIO AND OTHER TECHNOLOGY . ABILITY TO OPERATE A COMPUTER TERMINAL. •ABILITY TO ACT WITH SOUND JUDGMENT IN ROUTINE AND EMERGENCY SITUATIONS. ABILITY TO PRESENT EFFECTIVE COURT TESTIMONY. •ABILITY TO PREPARE CLEAR AND CONCISE ACTIVITY REPORTS. •ABILITY TO BUILD AND MAINTAIN COOPERATIVE AND EFFECTIVE RELATIONS WITH THE CITIZENS, COWORKERS, OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, AND TOWN OFFICIALS. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS MUST BE ABLE TO PHYSICALLY PERFORM THE BASIC LIFE OPERATIONAL FUNCTIONS. PLEASE VISIT WWW.TOWNOFCLAYTONNC.ORG TO APPLY.
Employer: Town of Clayton
Expires: 3/27/2019
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