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Police Officer

Kaysville City
Kaysville, UT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

KAYSVILLE CITY


POSITION: POLICE OFFICER

Department: Police

Pay Range: $24.07 to $35.88 per hour - based on qualifications/experience

Status: Full-time, Non-exempt

Open Date: 01/11/22

Closing Date: Open Until Position is Filled - First review of applications 01/24/2022

POSITION SUMMARY

The Police Officer works under the direction of the Sergeant; and is responsible for the protection of life and property, and the enforcement of laws and ordinances.

The Kaysville Police Department works cohesively with the community, striving to enhance public safety through education, engagement, and enforcement.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list, additional tasks may be assigned as needed.

  1. Assists in responding to the protection of life and property calls, such as robbery, burglary, family disturbances, theft, and vandalism.
  2. Assists in investigation and follow up investigation on scene and suspect; make arrests.
  3. Writes and compiles crime case reports, arrest reports, complaint reports, traffic accident reports for each case handled during the shift; issues tickets to traffic violators and testifies in court.
  4. Performs traffic enforcement and routine patrol; operates the intoxilyzer and radar equipment; monitors traffic movement; reports hazards, such as blockages of street view, holes, etc.
  5. Assists in conducting security checks of business and residential establishments.
  6. Implement training for canines for use in police work.
  7. Learns problem-solving techniques to address community problems.
  8. Participates in directed patrols.
  9. Provides both written and verbal information to the public upon request.
  10. Performs vehicle, foot, bicycle patrol.
  11. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  1. Must have a high school diploma or the equivalent (GED).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  1. Some knowledge of police terminology and practices; some knowledge of municipal and state law.
  2. Knowledge of standard safety practices and procedures relating to police operations and equipment.
  3. Skill in the use of firearms, the operation of police vehicles, and all related police equipment. Ability to wear and carry ballistic vest, handgun, duty belt, and all related police equipment.
  4. Ability to remain composed in stressful situations; ability to react quickly; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the police, other agencies, and the public; ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Must have a valid Utah driver's license.
  2. Possession of the Peace Officer Certification from Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training. (P.O.S.T.) or ability to obtain certification by the completion of P.O.S.T training.
  3. Must acquire and maintain certification with the Bureau of Criminal Identification.
  4. Must acquire and maintain certifications in the use of firearms, less-lethal devices, CPR, and all other related law enforcement tools and applications.

USE OF EQUIPMENT

This position will utilize: Police Vehicle, Police Radio, Radar Gun, handgun and other weapons as required, handcuffs, breathalyzer, first aid equipment, desktop and laptop computer, and general office equipment.

BENEFITS

  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • HSA (up to $2400 HSA contribution annually, City paid)
  • Life Insurance ($50,000 City Paid)
  • $1200 Annual Uniform Allowance
  • Training and growth opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement plan
  • Complete gym on premise
  • Vasa Membership (City paid)
  • Cell phone plan (City paid)
  • iPhone or Android - Highly discounted prices on new cell phones.
  • Access to Police Department Mental Health Counselor/Therapist
  • Paid time off (174 hours) and Holidays (12 days annually)
  • Fully paid Utah Retirement Plan (URS) & Optional 401k/457
  • Tier II Employees receive an additional 5.73% 401k Contribution.

EQUIPMENT

  • State-of-the-art police station
  • Firearms & practice ammo
  • Body Armor
  • Take-home Vehicle

ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Master Officer
  • Narcotics
  • Investigations
  • K-9 Handler
  • SWAT Team
  • School Resource Officer
  • A.R.E. Officer
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Bicycle Patrol
  • Field Training Officer
  • Problem-Oriented Policing Unit
  • VFAST

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, controls, or tools listed above; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.
  2. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Specific hearing abilities required by this job include hearing and responding to the police radio.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Exposure to stress as a result of increased responsibility and human behavior.
  • Exposure to disagreeable elements such as cold, damp, heat, and noise.
  • Possible intermittent exposure to disturbed or emotionally unbalanced individuals.
  • Subject to traffic hazards during emergency responses through heavy traffic.
  • May be subject to shift work or assignments which require non-traditional work schedules.
  • Ability to be recalled and respond to critical incidents as required. Willingness and ability to work overtime as workload dictates.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants must complete and submit a City application, resume, and applicable certifications to Human Resources through the website at www.kaysvillecity.gov.

ACCESSIBILITY

Kaysville City is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Human Resources at (801) 546-1235 or HR@Kaysville.gov.

EEO

Kaysville City is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or veteran status.

NOTE: Kaysville City employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug test, background check and/or general reference check.

Employees required to drive a motor vehicle as an essential job duty will be required to successfully complete a motor vehicle record (MVR) check following a conditional offer of employment.



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