- Salary Offer $48,755 - $49,974
- Experience Level Entry Level
- Total Years Experience 0-5
An employee in this class performs a full range of general law enforcement duties. Work includes patrolling the city during an assigned shift in a police car, bicycle or on foot; preventing, detecting and investigating disturbances and crime; performing traffic control work; performing traffic calming activities; apprehending suspects; executing related assignments and engaging with the general public through community policing. Employees must exercise sound judgment, initiative, and calm control when performing duties; more difficult problems are normally carried out under the direction of or in conjunction with a Police Corporal assigned to the same shift. Work involves frequent public contact requiring tact, firmness and decisiveness. Work also involves frequent positive, community-building interactions with residents, businesses, and visitors of the city. Work is performed in accordance with departmental policy, state and federal laws and city ordinances, supplemented with specific directions from superior officers. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a Police Corporal and Police Sergeant and is evaluated through observation, discussion and review of reports for adherence to laws, department procedures and proper judgment.