North Carolina Justice Academy

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Position: Police Officer
 
Location: City of Brevard
 
Salary: $15.33/Hour
 
Duties: •Patrols streets in a police car or on foot; checks doors and windows; examines premises of unoccupied residences or buildings; detects unusual conditions, may maintain surveillance and observation for stolen cars, missing persons, or suspects; report dangerous or defective streets, sidewalks, traffic lights, or other hazardous conditions. •Responds to calls for assistance, complaints, suspicious activity, domestic disputes, loud and disruptive behavior; completes calls by determining true nature of the situation and taking whatever legal or persuasive action is warranted. •Investigates traffic accidents; issues traffic citation; directs traffic and participates in other emergency operation activities; provides preliminary medical assistance until advanced rescue crews arrive; assist with loading and transport. •Performs initial investigations of accidents or possible crimes through observation, questioning witnesses, and gathering physical evidence; performs investigative tasks, arrests and processes criminal suspects; •Testifies in court in traffic cases and in other investigated. •Apprehends and processes criminal suspects and transports to detention facilities. •Prepares records and reports of activities. •Advises the public on laws and local ordinances; serves papers as needed. •Gives information and directions to visitors and the general public. •Performs related duties as required.
 
Requirements: •Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of standing, walking, hearing, kneeling, reaching, feeling, grasping, pushing, pulling, bending, climbing, crawling, fingering, and performing repetitive motions. •Must be able to perform medium to heavy work exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, 20-50 pounds frequently and 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. •Must possess the visual acuity to operate a police vehicle and distinguish details and differences when observing people, places, or things on patrol, and to use a computer. •Employees are subject to hazards associated with law enforcement work including working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as dangerous persons, heavy traffic, loud noises, and hazardous spills with fumes, oils, gases, or flammable liquids. Work is subject to the final OSHA standards on bloodborne pathogens. Completion of a two year accredited associate degree program in Criminal Justice or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a Basic Law Enforcement Certificate. Before assignment to sworn duties, employees must possess a valid North Carolina driver's license and have completed at least the minimum requirements established by the North Carolina Justice Training and Standards Commission for certified law enforcement officers.
 
Agency Web Address: https://www.cityofbrevard.com/
 
Closing Date: 03/02/2018
 
Contact Information: City of Brevard
  Kelley Craig
  95 W Main Street
  Brevard, NC 28712
  (828) 885-5608
Kelley.Craig@CityofBrevard.com