Police Officer or Corporal

Manchester Police Department, Manchester - Town of Manchester, Maryland

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$42,000.00 annual
Top Pay:
$54,000.00 annual

Job Description

THIS JOB POSTING IS FOR CURRENT AND/OR RETIRED POLICE OFFICERS ONLY! This job announcement may close at any time with little or no notice. We are currently looking for applicants who reside in a reasonable proximity of the Town of Manchester, Manchester Maryland. All interested candidates must apply at this time. You MUST meet the following requirements before you can be hired as a Lateral Entry Police Officer: • Must have at least two (2) years' experience with a law enforcement agency at time of application • Must have current MPCTC certification or have been MPCTC certified within the last two (2) years • Must be in good standing at current agency with no pending internal investigations, or have retired within less than 3 years in good standing • Must have a high school diploma, GED, or an appropriate equivalent • Must have a valid driver's license equivalent to a noncommercial class C Maryland driver's license • Must be at least 21 years of age at the time you submit your application; • Must pass the physical agility examination • Must satisfactorily complete a medical examination • Must be a citizen of the United States • Must be of good moral character and emotionally stable, as determined by a comprehensive background investigation, psychological screening, polygraph examination, and periodic drug testing Examples of Duties: Participates in all required training, both at the Police Academy and, subsequently on-the-job, to learn the duties of and maintain the proficiency requirements for the classification of Police Officer. • Performs general patrol duties in a vehicle and on foot. • Detects violations of laws and ordinances, and identifies wanted vehicles and persons. • Operates patrol vehicles. • Uses physical exertion to perform duties. • •Assists in crowd control activities. • Responds to emergency situations and other calls to service. • Administers emergency medical aid. Conducts initial and follow up investigations of crimes and various other incidents and events. • Protects crime scenes, and collects evidence and information. • Conducts searches and seizures. Locates and interviews witnesses. • Searches, restrains, transports, and guards persons. • Serves warrants and summonses. • Conducts surveillance. • Arrests and detains persons. • Identifies and determines possible solutions to community crime problems. • Attends and participates in community meetings. • Performs security surveys. • Establishes rapport with the public. • Mediates disputes. •Advises victims, suspects, and the general public of rights and processes. •Performs crisis mediation with persons involved in domestic and civil disputes, suspects attempting suicide, and in hostage situations. • Communicates effectively over law enforcement radio channels and through computer networks. •Prepares investigative and administrative reports and forms, arrest warrants and statements of charges using appropriate grammar and math. • Prepares detailed case documentation and presents testimony in court. • Enforces traffic laws and ordinances, and investigates traffic accidents. • Operates various types of radar and breathalyzer equipment, traffic enforcement. Inspects and maintains all assigned equipment, including vehicles, firearms, and clothing.

Additional Information

Applications are available at Manchester’s Town Hall M-F 8am to 4:30 pm. The application is to be returned with your resume no later than December 12, 2018. Salary range for this position is $42,000 to $54,000 annually; which is based on your qualifications, experience and received MPCTC Certified Training. Benefits include Health Care Insurance, LEOPS and a Deferred Comp (457) plan/option. Take home vehicle is conditional.

Town Hall is located at 3337 Victory Street, Manchester Maryland, 21102

Contact Number is 410-239-3200 or 410-239-6900

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: Must have a high school diploma, GED, or an appropriate equivalent
  • Experience: MPCTC certified current or within the last two (2) years 0r ACT 120 accepted by MPCTC

Contact Informaton

Sergeant Jeff Kazmaier

Manchester Police Department, Manchester
3337 Victory StreetManchester, Maryland 21102 or Post Office Box 830
Town of Manchester, Maryland 21102
phone: (410) 239-3200

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