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Police Court Services Officer

Herriman City
Herriman, UT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
We are looking to fill our Police Court Services Officer who will become a valuable resource to both our Court processes and Police Department. Approximately 8-16 hours/week. As the Courts continue to grow, there may be opportunities for additional hours in the future. This position requires current POST certification. We have a great police department and a great culture to support development and growth. This position may close early.GENERAL PURPOSE

Under general supervision of a Police Sergeant, provides for the protection of life and property related to operations of the Herriman City Justice Court and City Hall facilities, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and the general enforcement of laws and ordinances.

Under general supervision of a Police Sergeant and/or Police Officer, provides for the protection of life and property, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and the general enforcement of laws and ordinances.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general direction of the Deputy Chief of Police.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Collaborates with administrators, educators, and various state and community agencies to provide compliance with and completion of the necessary district and state processes and programs. Serve as a Court Bailiff to provide a safe and professional environment for courts.
  • Verifies those going into court do not have weapons through metal detection and other means.
  • Search the interior of the courtroom, judicial chambers, jury room, restrooms, and other restricted areas each morning prior to the arrival of any other court participants. Conduct similar searches following any recesses to ensure the rooms are clear of weapons, explosives, or contraband.
  • Observe all persons entering the courthouse, and their movement and activities while in the courthouse.
  • Respond as an initial officer to calls for service at City Hall and the Justice Court building.
  • Gather information through observation and public interaction. Articulate the information through written reports.
  • Enforce local and state laws as applicable to operations of the Justice Court and City Hall.
  • Respond to telephone and walk-in complaints/calls for service under the direction of a Police supervisor.
  • Prepares clear, accurate, and complete reports pursuant to Department policy on all activities engaged in.
  • Provide for protection and security of citizens through the application of arrest control techniques to include the use of lethal and less-lethal weapons within departmental policy and training.
  • Assist in the investigation of criminal activity and incidents which are civil in nature.
  • Effectively employ arrest control techniques to include the use of lethal and less-lethal weapons within departmental policy and training.
  • Successfully interact with, and when necessary, control persons experiencing emotional, psychological, or other disorders in a manner prescribed by Departmental policy and training.
  • Administers first aid, including CPR, to sick and injured persons.
  • Appears and testifies in court and similar proceedings when necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent degree.

Experience and Licenses:

  • Possess and maintain Utah SFO and/or LEO P.O.S.T. certification; governed by Utah Code Ann. § 53-6-203. Utah SFO and/or LEO P.O.S.T.
  • Attend mandatory training and qualify annually in specified disciplines and obtain certifications as required by department policy.
  • Valid Utah Class D Driver's License or comparable to drive in the State of Utah.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to communicate through all levels of the City.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft systems including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to present information in front of high-level Police officials.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language both orally and written.
  • Maintain proper fit for duty physical requirements.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Tasks require a variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, including walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, and lifting.
  • Talking, hearing, and seeing are essential in the performance of daily tasks.
  • Common eye, hand, finger dexterity.
  • Mental application utilizes memory for details; verbal instructions, emotional stability, and discriminating thinking.
  • Highly stressful life and death situations that require mental fortitude and the ability to thrive under intense situations.


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