Certified Police Officer
|Pay Minimum:||$31,037.12 annually|
|Pay Maximum:||$36.822.24 annually|
|Work Hours:||SHIFT WORK|
Qualifications: U.S. Citizenship, good moral character, twenty one (21) years of age, high school graduate or GED. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have no felony convictions or serious criminal background. Police Officer selection procedure also includes written test, psychological test, polygraph examination, background investigation, criminal records check, drug screening, medical examination, physical agility test, panel/individual interviews. Experienced police officers with Mississippi Minimum Standards Certification are encouraged to apply. Experienced Officers are not required to take the entrance exam. In order to qualify as an experienced officer, a copy of the Mississippi Standards & Training Certificate with certification number must be included with application. Candidates must meet all requirements and will be required to attend the necessary refresher training.
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.
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