Police Officer I / Lateral Transfer

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Opening Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Closing Date:   Open Until Filled
Police Officer I or Lateral Transfer (Title and pay dependent on experience)

An employee in this class is engaged in patrol and traffic control duties in preventing, detecting and investigating crimes, in apprehend­ing suspects and criminals, presenting evidence and testimony in court, receiving complaints and requests for service, preparing records and reports, and performing routine clerical work.  Tact and firmness are required in frequent public contact.  Independent judgment and initiative must be exercised.  Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures, supplemented by specific assign­ments and instructions.  The employee is subject to the usual hazards of police work.  Work is performed under general supervision and is evalu­ated by review of records and reports, in discussions and by observa­tion.

Minimum Experience and Training:  All officers hired by the Asheboro Police Department shall:  Meet the basic requirements as set forth by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission (Sworn/Certified) by July 15, 2020; Reach 21 years of age before the completion of their probationary period;   Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D; Possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

Special Requirements:   Prior to employment officers must successfully complete an applicant screening and evaluation process which includes the following:  Background  investigation;  Psychological examination;  Physical examination; Drug screen;  Officers must live within thirty (30) minutes travel time from the department;  Residency requirements must be attained within (6) months from the date of employment; Officers within this job classification may be required to work (8), (10), or (12) hour permanent or rotating shifts depending on the specific needs of the department;  Duty assignments are always left at the discretion of the Chief of Police or his designee.

Physical Requirements:  May occasionally work outdoors in various weather conditions;  Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of standing, walking, hearing, kneeling, reaching, feeling, grasping, pushing, pulling, bending, climbing, crawling, fingering, and performing repetitive motions; Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pound of force occasionally; 20 pounds frequently; and 10 pounds constantly; Must possess the visual acuity to operate a police vehicle and distinguish details and differences when observing people, places, or things on patrol.

Note:  The above description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; Specific position assignments will vary on the specific needs of the department.

Interviews may begin as early as April 1, 2020.

Pay Rate:  $38,446.00 Police Officer I Base Pay. Lateral transfer pay based on experience.

Deadline for Receiving Applications: Please pick up applications from the Human Resources Department and send or deliver them to Lesia Cox, Human Resources Manager, City of Asheboro, 225 East Academy Street, Asheboro, NC 27203.  The City of Asheboro is an at-will, equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this job please visit www.asheboronc.gov.

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