Police Officer
  • Job Posting Expires: 11/29/2021
1M ago
$50,000 to $70,000
Full Time
No
Fire, Law Enforcement & Security
0-2 Years
Diploma
Primary Duties

Under the direction and supervision of a patrol sergeant and corporal, provides basic law enforcement services consistent with federal, state and local laws, and Division rules and regulations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

·         Operates a vehicle in patrolling assigned areas;

·         Answers calls for service;

·         Enforces state statutes and city ordinances;

·         Conducts investigations;

·         Protects crime scenes and collects evidence and information;

·         Identifies suspects, conducts interviews and interrogations, apprehends and arrest offenders;

·         Participates and assists in conducting programs and special assignments;

·         Conducts search and seizure;

·         Provides emergency assistance;

·         Issues citations, warnings, parking tickets and vehicle defects;

·         Investigates motor vehicle collisions;

·         Performs motor vehicle stops;

·         Develops and maintains cooperative interpersonal relationships;

·         Prepares reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed;

·         Reads work-related documents and materials;

·         Testifies and presents evidence in court;

·         Mediates conflict;

·         Enforces DUI and other alcohol and drug violations;

·         Attends in-service training;

·         Assists other agencies;

·         Monitors suspicious activity;

·         Assists Fire Division with rescue calls and traffic control;

·         Maintains assigned equipment;

·         Communicates well with individuals of different social and economic backgrounds;

·         Assists with special events;

·         Transports and processes prisoners;

·         Serves as Field Training Officer as assigned;

·         Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

JOB STANDARDS/SKILLS

Possess knowledge of traffic laws and regulations; criminal law and procedure; apprehension, arrest and custody of suspects; rules of evidence on the seizure and preservation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases; police methods and procedures; defensive tactics and proper use of force; applicable laws, city ordinances and City and Division rules and regulations.  Ability to reach logical conclusions based on the evidence at hand; gain an understanding what is occurring through use of the senses; read and understand the meaning and intent of written material; perform under pressure and opposition; perform work requiring good physical condition; establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers and supervisors; interact effectively with the public; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; write clear and accurate reports; exercise sound judgment; make decisions under stress; maintain confidentiality; testify effectively in court.  Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Nebraska operator’s license and basic law enforcement certification. 

 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 

Compensation Details

Salary $49,980 to $69,504/yr. plus excellent fringe benefits


Benefits

Excellent benefit package.


How to Apply

Open through November 29, 2021, Personnel Office, 309 No. 5th St., Norfolk, NE 68701 or at www.norfolkne.gov/humanresources   EOE