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Police Officer

Category: Public Safety
Description:
THE TOWN OF NAGS HEAD, IS SEEKING A HIGHLY QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL AND MOTIVATED POLICE OFFICER TO WORK IN OUR RESORT COMMUNITY. THE NAGS HEAD POLICE DEPARTMENT IS A MODERN, WELL-EQUIPPED, FULL-SERVICE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS CLASS PERFORMS RESPONSIBLE PROTECTIVE SERVICE WORK INVOLVING A VARIETY OF GENERAL OR SUPPORT DUTY POLICE ASSIGNMENTS AS A MEMBER OF THE TOWN’S POLICE DEPARTMENT. WORK INCLUDES ROUTINE PATROL, TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AND CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, POLICE VEHICLE MAINTENANCE, SERVING CRIMINAL PAPERS, TRAFFIC LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND RESPONDING TO DOMESTIC DISPUTES. THIS EMPLOYEE IS HIGHLY VISIBLE IN CRIME AREAS, AND MUST BE AGGRESSIVE IN PREVENTING CRIME. EMPLOYEE IS SUBJECT TO THE USUAL HAZARDS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT WORK INCLUDING THE POTENTIAL FOR PHYSICAL HARM. WORK IS PERFORMED UNDER THE IMMEDIATE SUPERVISION OF THE PATROL SERGEANT AND IS EVALUATED FOR EFFECTIVENESS, VISIBILITY, COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARDS, PUBLIC SUPPORT, AND ATTAINMENT OF PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES. •GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL OR GED; AN ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE IS PREFERRED. •VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVERS’ LICENSE •MUST HAVE THE BASIC LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATION (BLET) AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER BY THE NORTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION & TRAINING STANDARDS COMMISSION (REQUIRED TO BE CONTINUOUSLY EMPLOYED); IF NOT CURRENTLY CERTIFIED IN NORTH CAROLINA AS A POLICE OFFICER, MUST HAVE THE ABILITY TO MEET THE LATERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH BY THE NORTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION AND TRAINING STANDARDS COMMISSION. •MUST MEET AND MAINTAIN MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR POSITION AS ESTABLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT AND THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA. THE TOWN’S BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDES MEDICAL, DENTAL, VISION, AND LIFE INSURANCE, PARTICIPATION IN THE NORTH CAROLINA LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM, A 5% 401K CONTRIBUTION, PAID HOLIDAYS, VACATION AND SICK LEAVE. SALARY RANGE $40,664 - $60,996 AND HIRING RANGE $40,664-46,700. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT IS SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AND A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREENING. REVIEWING THE ENTIRE POSTING AT WWW.NAGSHEADNC.GOV/JOBS
Employer: Town of Nags Head
Expires: 4/12/2019
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