Police Officer

Police
Smithville Police Department - Smithville, Missouri

Nov 18, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$41,308 annual

Job Description

++PRIMARY TASKS:++

· Must be able to render credible testimony in a court of law.

· Officers shall be thoroughly familiar with the City and shall know the regulations, which apply thereto.

· Performs preventive patrol and actively enforces laws, statutes and ordinances.

· Identifies potential and actual police hazards and determines an appropriate response or enforcement activity.

· Provides emergency assistance to injured. Protects accident and/or crime scene to ensure evidence control.

· Directs and controls traffic to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles and pedestrians.

· Conducts traffic enforcement activities to reduce accidents and discourage unlawful driving behavior.

· Conducts preliminary investigations of suspects and/or criminal activities/persons.

· The position regularly requires the handling of confidential or sensitive information and also requires periods of physical effort and constant periods of mental effort.

· Responds to routine, urgent and emergency calls for service.

· This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by Police Officers.

Additional Information

++JOB STANDARDS:++

· Regular and predictable attendance.

· The ability to carry out orders and directives of the Department.

· Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the general public; with other Department employees on a constant basis; and with other City employees on an occasional basis.

· The ability to think and act quickly in medical, fire and other emergency situations.

· Considerable knowledge in patrol techniques and a working knowledge of related police functions.

· Ability to convey, identify and properly employ ideas clearly and concisely with verbal, non-verbal and written communications skills, using the English language.

· Ability to effectively perform required duties for extended periods while exposed to the elements; hazardous situations; with limited privacy, and without posing a direct threat to the health or safety of self or others.

· Ability to safely and effectively operate assigned equipment and vehicles.

· Ability to patrol, respond, assess, repress and prevent criminal activities, investigate offenses, apprehend offenders and furnish and determine appropriate day-to-day enforcement.

· Ability to safely, effectively and appropriately use lethal and nonlethal weapons.

· A working knowledge of the court system, and the ability to testify effectively in a court of law.

· Ability to deal tactfully, effectively and equitably with the public.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School diploma, or equivalent
  • Experience: Not needed

Missouri POST certified preferred.

Contact Informaton

Anthony Roetman

Smithville Police Department
107 W Main St
Smithville, Missouri 64089-9384
phone: 806-532-0500

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