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Certified Police Officer

Hobbs Police Department - Hobbs, New Mexico

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Entry Level Salary:
$21.00 hourly

Job Description

Certified Police Officer #2010-1 HIRING LIST ONLY Police Certified - $21.00 per hour to $24.15 per hour (DOE) (Hiring Range) $21.00 per hour to $26.75 per hour (Full Range) 4-Ten (10) Hour Shifts Days: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Evenings: 3 p.m. to 1 a.m., Midnights: 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. POSTED: July 22, 2010 – May close any time after 5:00 p.m. September 4, 2008. ESSENTIAL DUTIES Performs police patrol, investigation, traffic regulation, and related activities in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS General Qualifications as defined by the Law Enforcement Training Act, 29-7-1 to 29-7-11 NMSA 1978: No felony convictions or disqualifying criminal histories. U.S. citizen. Must be of good moral character and of temperate and industrious habits. Must be found, after examination by a licensed physician, to be free of any physical condition which might adversely affect their performance as police officers prohibit them from successfully completing prescribed law enforcement training required by the Law Enforcement Training Act. Must be found after examination by a certified psychologist, to be free of any emotional or mental condition which might adversely affect their performance as police officers or prohibit them from successfully completing prescribed basic law enforcement training required by the Law Enforcement Training Act. Education and Experience Graduation from High School or GED or Vocational School Training in Police Science, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Administration, Public Administration, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (A) Modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment. (B) Learn applicable laws, ordinances, and department rules and regulations. (C) Perform work requiring good physical condition; communicate effectively orally and in writing. (D) Establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers, and supervisors; exercise sound judgment in evaluation situations and in making decisions; follow verbal and written instructions. (E) Meet special requirements listed below. (F) Learn the City’s geography. (G) Operation of various tools and equipment of the position. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (A) Must possess a valid state issued driver’s license with acceptable / insurable driving record. (B) 21 years of age or older at the time of employment. (C) Must be able to read and write the English language. (D) Must have not been released or discharged under dishonorable conditions from any of the armed forces of the United States. (E) Ability to meet and maintain departmental physical standards. (F) May be required to pass entry-level written test. (G) Residency Requirement: See personnel rules Sec. 21-9-4 for more details. TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED Police car, police radio, radar gun, handgun and other weapons as required, baton, handcuffs, Breathalyzer, pager, first aid equipment, copy machine, personal computer, flashlight, and hand tools. LICENSING AND CERTIFICATIONS (A) Valid state issued driver’s license.

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Apply: Human Resources Department City of Hobbs 200 E. Broadway Hobbs, NM 88240 Voice: (575) 397-9230 FAX: (575) 397-9212 Email: personnel@hobbsnm.org AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER \ SMOKE & DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: Certified Police Officer
  • Experience: N/A
Persons applying must be certified and eligible for certification in the State of New Mexico

Contact Informaton

Mike Stone

Hobbs Police Department
301 N Dalmont
Hobbs, New Mexico 88240
phone: (575) 397-9381

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