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Police Officer

Los Alamos County Police Department - Los Alamos, New Mexico

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$40,477.00 annual
Top Pay:
$56,668.00 annual

Job Description

Full job information is available at www.losalamosnm.us or by calling (505)662-8040.

Additional Information

Los Alamos Police Department

•Academy paid at 40 hours plus some overtime •Uniforms provided by Department •Take home cars (after probation period) for those residing in Los Alamos County •Physical agility requirements waived for laterals that are certifiable in NM •Court time paid at a minimum of 2 hours OT •Four 12-hour shifts followed by four days off

Los Alamos County Benefits

•Twenty year retirement for Police through the Public Employees Retirement Association •Los Alamos County Pension Plan (9% County Contribution, 1% Employee Contribution) •Optional 457 Deferred Compensation Plan •Medical, dental and vision insurance (County pays 80% for employee and dependents) •Life and long-term disability insurance •Flexible Spending Plan •Annual and sick leave •Paid holidays

Application and full job information are available at www.losalamosnm.us or by calling (505)662-8040. Application deadline is January 25, 2008. Applications will be reviewed prior to the closing date and testing may occur throughout the recruiting period.

Los Alamos County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School or equivalent
  • Experience: No previous experience required
Minimum Requirements for All Applicants •HS Diploma or GED •At least 21 years of age •US Citizen •Successfully complete physical and psychological exams •Pass initial drug and alcohol screening and subsequent random drug and alcohol screening •NM drivers license within 30 days of employment and ability to maintain thereafter •No convictions for felonies, domestic violence or other crimes of moral turpitude •No convictions for DUI within the last 3 years •Submit to background investigation and FBI fingerprint check •NM Law Enforcement Certification within one year of employment •Must live within 40 statute miles of the Los Alamos County Municipal Building within six months Additional Corporal Requirements •NM Law Enforcement Certification or ability obtain certification by waiver within one year of employment

Contact Informaton

Martha Katko

Los Alamos County Police Department
2300 Trinity Drive
Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544
phone: (505) 661-4554

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