Police Officer Trainee

Jacksonville, NC
Jacksonville Police Department

$39,000.00 Annually

Closing Date
10/13/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks

Assisting with enforcing laws; investigating crimes; controlling traffic; collecting evidence; issuing warrants and summons; participating in continuing education; preparing reports.
(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • On an assigned shift, assists fully qualified officers to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order.
  • Collects evidence and conducts searches; investigates traffic accidents.
  • Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; issues traffic citations; serves warrants, summons, etc.; completes arrest records.
  • Provides police escorts, directs traffic; performs residential and commercial checks.
  • Participates in a variety of in-service and special training programs.
  • Responds to and investigates domestic disputes; assists other law enforcement agencies when requested or assigned.
  • May be assigned to crime prevention, investigations, SWAT, community response, traffic, juvenile, or related areas for training purposes.
  • Performs related tasks as required.

Required Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.

Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina. Ability to acquire Basic Law Enforcement certificate issued by the State of North Carolina. Possession of or ability to acquire CPR, MDT-DCI, Radar and Intoxilizer certifications. Must meet and maintain minimum training and experience requirements for position as established by the department and the State of North Carolina.