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Now Hiring Full-time and Reserve Officers!

The City of Nicoma Park is accepting applications for the position of Full-time and Reserve Police Officer

Deadline for applications is close of business, June 30, 2015.

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

Applications are available at www.nicomaparkpolice.com and will be accepted in person;
2301 Nichols Dr
Nicoma Park, OK 73066

or by mail;
Nicoma Park Police Department
Attn: Donna West
PO box #250
Nicoma Park, OK 73066