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Police Officer

Category: Public Safety
Description:
THE OFFICER PERFORMS A FULL RANGE OF GENERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT DUTIES IN THE PATROL DIVISION. WORK INCLUDES PATROLLING THE TOWN DURING A SHIFT IN A POLICE CAR, ON FOOT, BY BICYCLE, OR OTHER APPROPRIATE MEANS; PREVENTING, DETECTING AND INVESTIGATING DISTURBANCES AND CRIME; INVESTIGATING TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS, HELPING VICTIMS, AND PERFORMING TRAFFIC CONTROL WORK; APPREHENDING SUSPECTS; TESTIFYING IN COURT; AND EXECUTING RELATED ASSIGNMENTS. WORK INVOLVES FREQUENT PUBLIC CONTACT WHICH REQUIRES TACT, FIRMNESS, AND DECISIVENESS. WORK IS PERFORMED IN ACCORDANCE WITH DEPARTMENTAL POLICY AND STATE AND FEDERAL LAW, SUPPLEMENTED WITH SPECIFIC DIRECTIONS FROM SUPERIOR OFFICERS. EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO THE USUAL HAZARDS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT WORK. BEFORE ASSIGNMENT TO SWORN DUTIES, EMPLOYEES MUST POSSESS A VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVER’S LICENSE AND HAVE COMPLETED AT LEAST THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENT ESTABLISHED BY THE NORTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING AND STANDARDS COUNCIL FOR CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, WITH POSSESSION OF A BASIC LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATE. SALARY GRADE 12. PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS MAY SECURE, COMPLETE, AND SUBMIT AN APPLICATION AT THE WELDON TOWN HALL, LOCATED AT 109 WASHINGTON AVENUE, P. O. BOX 551, WELDON, NC 27890. APPLICATIONS CAN ALSO BE DOWNLOADED AT HTTPS://WWW.HISTORICWELDONNC.COM/DEPARTMENTS/HUMAN-RESOURCES.HTML POSITIONS WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED. SALARIES ARE DETERMINED WITHIN SALARY GRADES BASED UPON THE APPLICANT’S QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE. IT IS THE POLICY OF THE TOWN OF WELDON TO FOSTER, MAINTAIN AND PROMOTE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY. THE TOWN SHALL SELECT EMPLOYEES ON THE BASIS OF THE APPLICANT’S QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB AND AWARD THEM WITH RESPECT TO COMPENSATION AND OPPORTUNITY FOR TRAINING AND ADVANCEMENT, INCLUDING UPGRADING AND PROMOTION, WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, SEX, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, MARITAL STATUS, VETERAN STATUS, OR GENETIC INFORMATION. APPLICANTS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES SHALL BE GIVEN EQUAL CONSIDERATION WITH OTHER APPLICANTS FOR POSITIONS IN WHICH THEIR DISABILITIES DO NOT REPRESENT AN UNREASONABLE BARRIER TO SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION.
Employer: Town of Weldon
Expires: 9/9/2019
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