Agency: Peoria Police Department
Location: Peoria AZ
Industry: Protective Service
Occupational Category: Law Enforcement
Police Recruit - Eligibility List (April and September Tests)
Salary: $22.60 Hourly
Job Number: FY1701364
Closing: 9/3/2017 11:59 PM Arizona
There will be two test dates:
04/01/2017 and 09/30/2017. The first review of applicants will be on March 6,
2017 and the final review will be on September 4, 2017.
Please read all the way to the bottom as there is IMPORTANT INFORMATION regarding the application process.
This posting is to hire/develop an eligibility list for current and future open positions.
Assist in law enforcement and crime prevention work in a training capacity; patrol, with assigned Police Officer, a designated area for the prevention of crime and the maintenance of law and order; and, assist in investigative work and other special assignments, including working in the radio room in a training capacity.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receive immediate supervision from a Police Sergeant. Exercise no supervision.
POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES - May include, but are not limited to, the following:
Learn operations of the Police Department first-hand through observation and participation in a wide variety of police activities; serve in a training capacity while attending the Police Academy. Patrol City in radio-equipped car with a certified Police Officer in a training capacity; assist in preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, hold-ups, death, and other criminal incidents as assigned. Under the guidance of a certified Police Officer, coordinate and conduct complete and detailed investigations of crimes involving juveniles and adults, crimes against persons and property, and crimes involving vice, gambling, and narcotics violations. Patrol the City with a certified Police Officer in a training capacity and respond to calls related to traffic incidents and other required emergencies; observe, monitor, and control routine and unusual traffic conditions as assigned. Assist with the collection and preservation of evidence at accident scenes; learn to lift fingerprints, draw sketches, and take photographs. Assist in serving warrants and subpoenas; learn laws and procedures required for processing warrants; assist in retrieving and requesting information involving arrests and subpoenas. Maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationship with the general public. Administer first aid as necessary. Perform related duties, as assigned.
LAW ENFORCEMENT TEST
Most law enforcement agencies require candidates to pass a qualification exam.
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CRITICAL SKILLS/EXPERTISE -
needed to complete position accountabilities
Basic functions of a public safety operation.
Learn police methods and procedures, including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation, and identification techniques, equipment, police records and reports, and first aid techniques. Learn criminal law and criminal procedure with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest, and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, including rules of evidence pertaining to the search and seizure and the preservation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases. Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents, and places. Learn to use and care for firearms. Think and act quickly in emergencies and judge situations and people accurately. Learn, understand, and interpret laws and regulations. Prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports. Learn standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system. Demonstrate physical fitness by successfully meeting the minimum requirements in the 1.5 mile run, sit-ups, push-ups, flexibility, leg press, bench press, and other job related physical fitness testing.
Experience and Training:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Candidates are required to: be at least 21 years old by the time of academy graduation, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, meet appropriate police background and polygraph standards, and successfully complete the requirements of the Police Academy.
License or Certificate:
Ability to obtain appropriate Police certification issued by the Arizona Peace Officer's Standards and Training Board. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Arizona driver's license.