NOW HIRING FOR THE POSITION OF FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER
Mar 20, 2014 at 18:18
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The City of Nicoma Park is accepting applications for the position of full time Police Officer


Job Summary:

Responsible for prevention and suppression of crime and the enforcement of city, state, and federal laws.

Operate a motor vehicle for routine patrol assignments and responding to the needs of the community

Enforce state and federal laws and City ordinances

Make arrests on criminal and traffic related offenses

Performs other duties as assigned, which include but are not limited to: investigation of crime scenes, preservation and collection of evidence, preparation of handwritten and typed reports, oral testimony in courts of law, investigation of traffic accidents, etc.


Education, Training and Experience Required:

Must be at least 21 years of age

Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License which has not been suspended or revoked in the past five years and no more than 3 or more moving violations in the past three years

Must not have been convicted of domestic abuse or be listed as a defendant on a protective order

Must not have been convicted of a felony crime or have any pending criminal actions

Must not be a current user of controlled substances

Must not have been convicted of alcohol related driving offense or crime of moral turpitude

Must be able to pass physical agility test, written test and oral examinations, undergo an extensive background investigation, polygraph exam, MMPI or related psychological examination, Police Pension Board Physical and drug screening

Must successfully complete a basic Police Academy as taught by the Council on Law Enforcement Education & Training (CLEET) and written, practical and field exercises under the direct supervision of a Field Training Officer during the first twelve (12) months of the probationary period.

Successful candidates must demonstrate proficiency with firearms (both handgun and long gun on a semi-annual basis) and custody and control techniques to defend self and others

 

 

 

 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to operate two-way radios, vehicle and handheld types; radar equipment and Breathalyzer equipment

Ability to read, understand and interpret ordinances, laws and other operating procedures and communicate both orally and in writing

Ability to drive a vehicle safely and efficiently while under stress and while communicating on radio

Ability to deal effectively with others in both stressful and routine day to day situations

Willingness to follow orders, and to work with others

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

Must be honest in dealing with the public and obey all laws

Ability to work rotating shifts, holidays, weekend, and long hours as necessary

Ability to read and interpret maps and give directions as needed

Ability to handle emergency situations in a calm manner

Ability to perform all aspects of Community Policing


Offer for Employment is contingent upon the following:

Preliminary testing

Oral Review Boards

Chief Interviews

Extensive Background Investigation

Polygraph Examination

MMPI Psychological Examination

Police Pension Board Physical

Deadline for Application & Background Investigation Packet: Friday, May 16th 2014

Click HERE for more information and to download an application. Or click on the “Apply Here” link to the left of the screen.

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