Police Officer I

Agency: Maryland Department of Transportation

Location: Annapolis MD

Industry: Protective Service

Occupational Category: Law Enforcement

 

Salary:  $37,536.00 - $58,531.00 Annually

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: 4125-MVA-PoliceOfficerI-03/17

Closing: Continuous

 

Description

Police Officer I
OPEN RECRUITMENT 
*Applicants MUST apply directly online
     *Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply
 

The Maryland Department of Transportation's Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) is seeking a dynamic progressive leader with focus on delivering premier customer service with innovative ideas and solutions. MVA's Department of Investigations and Security Services is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Police Officer I. A Police Officer I is the experienced level of law enforcement work enforcing laws, rules and regulations governing the safety and protection of personnel and State property. The incumbent will perform safety, patrol and security duties in motor vehicles or on foot; respond to disturbances and emergencies; issue warnings or summons and make arrests; and investigate accidents and criminal acts. Employees in this classification are subject to call in duty during emergencies and staffing shortages and will work a rotating shift. Employees will be required to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions. Employees in this classification do not have supervisory responsibilities, and receive close to general supervision under a Police Officer Supervisor or Police Chief. The position is located at the MVA headquarters in Glen Burnie, MD.

Employees are required to bear firearms and to demonstrate practical knowledge and proficiency in the safe use and care of firearms on a periodic basis. 

 

Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission regulation.
 
Experience: None* 

Note: The above educational requirement is set by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission in accordance with the Annotated Code of Maryland, Public Safety Article, Section 3-207.

*Applicants must have completed all  training components as required by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission.

 

Licenses & Certifications

1.         Candidates for positions in this classification must possess police officer certification as required by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission at the time of application.

2.         Applicants formerly certified by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission as a police officer within the past three years who are eligible for recertification at the time of appointment meet the certification requirement for this classification. The recertification criteria are listed in the Code of Maryland Regulations 12.04.01.07, available at the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission.

3.         Employees may be required to possess or obtain a special police commission in accordance with the Annotated Code of Maryland, Public Safety Article, Section 3-209.

Additional Information

1.         Selection standards for police officer certification are established by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission in accordance with the Annotated Code of Maryland, Public Safety Article, Section 3-207. These selection criteria are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations 12.04.01.04 and include the following:

 

 

            U.S.. Citizenship

            Must be at least 21 years of age

            Satisfactory background investigation, including a check of criminal history

            Oral interview

            Physical examinations

            Possession of a driver's license valid in the State of Maryland.

 Candidates may be subjected to psychological, medical physical, polygraph  and  full financial / credit disclosure.

 

2.         Employees are subject to call-in 24-hours a day and will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

 

3.         Employees in this classification may be required to bear firearms and to demonstrate practical knowledge and proficiency in the safe use and care of firearms on a periodic basis, as required by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission.

 

4.         Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Transportation Code of Maryland Regulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

 

5.         Eligible applicants may be subject to a background investigation under federal or State laws and regulations. A conviction is not an automatic disqualification to employment. Erroneous, misleading or fraudulent information on an application is sufficient grounds for rejection from the hiring process, removal from the list of eligibles, withdrawal of an offer for employment or immediate discharge.

 

 

 

 

 

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