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Lateral Patrol Officer

City of Elko - Elko, Nevada

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$4,267.70 monthly
Academy Graduate:
$4,267.70 monthly
$4,267.70 monthly
Top Pay:
$5,095.40 monthly

Job Description

The City of Elko is recruiting for a Lateral Patrol Officer for current and future openings. This position is responsible for performing general duty law enforcement work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. This position requires:
  1. A current POST certificate
  2. a High School Diploma (or G.E.D.)
  3. a current valid driver’s license
  4. the physical strength and agility to perform the essential functions of the position
  5. a background clear of felony convictions in this state or any offense which would be a felony if committed in this state, or any offense involving moral turpitude or unlawful use, sale or possession of a controlled substance, or documented history of physical violence.
Applicants must have U.S. citizenship and be at least twenty-one (21) years of age. Successful candidates must be able to perform shift work. P.O.S.T. certified candidates from out of state must be eligible to attend and be able to pass the In Lieu Nevada POST Academy within one year of employment. The selection process will consist of a physical agility exam (pass/fail), written examination, and panel interview. Prior to appointment, successful candidates will be required to undergo comprehensive law enforcement background checks, voice stress analyzer tests, as well as post-offer medical/psychological examinations. Qualified applicants will be notified of the testing dates and locations. The current starting salary range is $4,267.70 if the successful candidate has 2-4 years of current Non Federal, POST certified law enforcement the salary is $4,524.58 per month. Successful candidates who have 5 or more years of current non-federal, POST certified law enforcement experience the starting salary is $5,095.42 plus an excellent benefits package. To be considered for this position, a City of Elko employment application must be completed and returned to the Human Resources Department (1751 College Avenue, Elko, NV 89801) no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 4, 2014. For application materials, please visit our website at www.elkocity.com or call (775) 777-7122.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21
  • Education: : High School Diploma
  • Experience: : Must be post certified

Contact Informaton

Doug Gailey

City of Elko
1751 College Ave
Elko, Nevada 89801
phone: 775-777-7122

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