Salary/Pay Rate:$25.70 - $38.55 / Hour
Posted Date:11/01/2015 8:30 AM
JOB POSTING ANNOUNCEMENT - Open Until Filled
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time
Current Starting Wage: $25.70 / Hour
NATURE/PURPOSE OF WORK:
Under general supervision, undertakes and performs a variety of law enforcement work associated with patrol, traffic enforcement, investigations and/or special assignment.
EXAMPLES OF PRIMARY DUTIES:
As required, serves in one or more major areas of assignment. Patrols an assigned area of the City in a radio-equipped vehicle. Checks businesses/residences to prevent criminal activities. Enforces state and municipal laws/ordinances. Issues citations. Responds to calls involving assaults, fights, domestic disturbances, and other criminal activities/civil complaints. Secures the scene. Conducts preliminary investigations.
Arrests, questions, and transports suspects and/or persons with outstanding arrest warrants to jail facilities. Processes prisoners into jail. Prepares incident reports. Secures/investigates crime scenes. May assist in the collection, preservation, and handling of physical evidence and property. Interviews/interrogates victims, suspect(s), and witnesses. Gathers evidence and verifies information pertinent to the investigation and resolution of a variety of criminal incidents.
As required, preserves/documents crime scene using a variety of technical equipment, techniques, and procedures. Processes the scene for fingerprints. Sketches the crime scene. Prepares reports, complaints, and affidavits, obtains and executes search and arrest warrants, and other related documents. Testifies in court. Presents evidence/sworn testimony regarding the investigative process and facts of the case.
Assignment as a School Resource Officer: In addition to listed examples of primary duties, prepares classroom presentations and demonstrates how class subjects are applied in real life job/activities. Counsels students regarding personal, social, and/or legal issues. Investigates school crime. Is able to appropriately prioritize daily activities and workload while working effectively and efficiently with limited direct supervision.
Assignment as a Detective: In addition to listed examples of primary duties, locates and interviews suspects/witnesses. Conducts surveillance of suspects and/or locations. As assigned, conducts/performs undercover work. Prepares witnesses and victims for court appearances. Is able to appropriately prioritize daily activities and workload while working effectively and efficiently with limited direct supervision.
Assignment as a Tactical Team Member: In addition to listed examples of primary duties, maintains proficiency in the use of specialized weapons and equipment. Cross-trains with other emergency response teams. Responds to crimes in progress. Resolves situation through negotiation or direct action.
Assignment as a NET Officer: In addition to listed examples of primary duties, NET officers will initiate contacts, conduct uniformed enforcement activities and enforce narcotic, alcohol and tobacco statutes and ordinances. Conducts compliance checks at licensed liquor establishments and restaurants and retailers selling tobacco. As assigned, conducts surveillance of suspects and/or locations, conducts/performs undercover work and assists with special investigations. Is able to appropriately prioritize daily activities and workload while working effectively and efficiently with limited direct supervision.
Assignment as a K-9 Handler: In addition to listed examples of primary duties, works with and utilizes canine to perform searches for drugs and lost subjects, pursue and apprehend criminal suspects. Maintains custody of drugs used in training. Schedules regular veterinary examinations, grooming and inoculations for canine. Participates in public affairs programs.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY REQUIRED:
CAREER GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES:
Qualified applicants selected for testing must successfully complete each of the following progressive steps in order to move forward in the recruitment process:
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, please complete a City of Gillette Police Department Application for Employment AND PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT or contact the Human Resources Department.
Please mail, fax, email or drop off your completed application.
TO CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCES:
201 East 5th Street
Gillette, WY 82716
Gillette Police Department Recruitment Video
Police Officer Position Profile
Police Officer Testing Process
P.D. Fitness Requirements - Female
P.D. Fitness Requirements - Male
Written Test Resources
The City of Gillette is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The City of Gillette Conducts Pre-employment Drug Screening.