Police Officer I, II, III

Gastonia, NC
Gastonia Police Department

On an assigned shift, operates a patrol car or walks to observe all violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of the law and order. Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints. (35%)
Assist citizens by supplying information or advice, serves warrants and makes arrests. (20%)
Testifies in court. (10%)
Provides police escorts, directs traffic. (5%)
Investigates automobile accidents. (5%)
Reports unsafe conditions existing in the street or other public facilities. (5%)
Maintains records and prepares detail reports. (15%)
May be assigned to Investigations or Patrol. (5%)

Salary: $18.60 – $33.83 Hourly
$1,487.90 – $2,706.65 Biweekly
$38,685.50 – $70,372.85 Annually

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 12/31/21 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Qualifications:

Police Officer I
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. Must graduate from an accredited college with an Associate's degree in criminal justice or related field with 36 months of hire.

Police Officer II
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college with an Associate's degree in criminal justice or related field.
OR
Graduation from high school AND 7 years as Police Officer AND Intermediate Certificate.

Police Officer III
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, or related field.
OR
Associate's degree AND 7 years as Police Officer AND Advanced Certificate.

Police Officer I, II, III (Special Requirements):
BLET certified by the NC Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission prior to being sworn.
Commission within twelve months of hire.
NIMS IS-100, IS-200, IS-400, IS-700 within twelve months of hire.
DCI Certification from the State of NC within 120 days of hire.