Salary: $51,404 – $62,712.
Performs intermediate protective service work involving a variety of law enforcement or special duty police assignments; does related work as required. Work is performed under emergency conditions and involves personal hazard. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Police Supervisor.
- On an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle, rides a bicycle or walks to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons, and disturbances of law and order;
- Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints;
- Issues citations for traffic violations and investigates traffic accidents;
- Provides traffic control at intersections;
- Serves warrants and makes arrests, maintains warrant records, testifies in court;
- Provides police escorts, directs traffic; performs residential and commercial checks;
- Fills out arrest records; completes incident reports;
- May serve as an investigator, a community police officer, DARE officer, patrol officer, crime prevention officer or be assigned to other law enforcement, support or special duty;
- Sets up programs and serves on committees to bring community resources to facilitate crime reduction;
- Establishes classes and programs to meet specific neighborhood needs;
- Secures crime scenes; gathers and safeguards evidence; dusts for fingerprints; interviews witnesses and victims;
- Teaches fourth and fifth grade students about drug awareness and dangers of substance abuse;
- Chaperons school dances and events; gives presentations to school faculty, parents, PTA groups and community organizations;
- Acts as crime prevention officer; acts as liaison with neighborhood watch groups;
- Provides crime prevention presentations to neighborhood groups and businesses;
- Prepares detailed reports on activities and assignments; prepares incident and complaint reports;
- Participates in a variety of in-service training programs;
- Performs related tasks as required.
- Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina.
- Must meet and maintain minimum training requirements for the position established by the department and the State of North Carolina.
- Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.