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Police Recruit

Posting Date: 7/24/20
Department: Police
Division: Police
Pay Minimum: $12.701 Hourly
Pay Maximum:
Work Hours: SHIFT WORK

Description

Duties: Attend and Participate in classroom and practical instruction in law enforcement, criminal procedure, police methods and practices, departmental policies and procedures and related subject matters; participate in field training programs, physical fitness and related training. With a Field Training Officer, patrol a designated area of the city to preserve law and order, discover and prevent the commission of crimes, and enforce traffic and other laws and ordinances, answer calls and complaints involving automobile accidents, robberies, and related misdemeanors and felonies. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. Some experience in dealing with the public is required and/or equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade and successful completion of Jackson Police Academy.

 

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR CITY EMPLOYEES:

Within six (6) months from date of employment, must establish residence within the City of Jackson.

PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT, APPLICANT RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYMENT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A URINALYSIS AND/OR BLOOD TEST TO SCREEN FOR ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUG ABUSE.

 

“EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER”

 

 

 





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