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Police Officer

Payson, UT
Payson Police Department

Works under the direction of the Chief of Police, the Police Lieutenant, or the watch commander. Insures the public peace and safety by performing a variety of law enforcement duties. Enforces local and state laws. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Possess the ability to write in a thorough, legible and professional manner. Utilize lethal and non-lethal weapons effectively within departmental guidelines. Operates various equipment such as breath testing and radar equipment. Patrol city neighborhoods routinely.

$21.61 to $32.41 DOE

Responsibilities:

Communicate effectively with merchants, businesses and citizens identifying problem areas of concern. Provide a sense of security for businesses and citizens within the community. Enforce local, state laws, including traffic codes. Operate a police vehicle safely and effectively according to departmental policies. Responds to life and property threatening calls such as robbery, burglary, family disturbance, theft, vandalism, arson, riot, etc. Conducts investigations and follow-up investigations Respond to calls for service in the community.

Qualifications:

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 21 years of age. May not have been convicted of the unlawful use, sale or possession of a controlled substance abuse in the past five years. May not have been convicted of a crime for which the applicant could have been punished by imprisonment in federal penitentiary of this or another state. Must be able to type at least 30 words per minute.

Certificates/Licenses: Requires a valid Utah Driver's License. Must have and maintain a Utah Post certification. Must meet all mandatory certifications annually.