Charlestown - RI Certified Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Charlestown Police Department
TypeCertified
Job TitleRI Certified Police Officer
Salary$56,400 1st Year increasing to $68,013 2nd Year
Deadline Sep 30, 2019 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$25.00
Contactpgingerella@charlestownpolice.org
Location Charlestown, RI
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Job Announcement

Charlestown Police Department, RI Police Jobs

CHARLESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR

POLICE OFFICER

**THIS POSTING IS FOR R.I. -  P.O.S.T. CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICERS ONLY, IF YOU ARE NOT AN R.I. - P.O.S.T. CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER, YOU MUST CLICK HERE TO APPLY TO THE ENTRY LEVEL POSITION - All fees paid are NON-REFUNDABLE**

GENERAL DUTIES

  1. Exercise authority consistent with the obligations imposed by the oath of office.
  2. Respond to all calls for service, rendering first aid when applicable.
  3. Aid citizens requesting assistance or information.
  4. Arrest persons for violating the law or those wanted by other law enforcement agencies.
  5. Issue traffic citations, enforce motor vehicle laws and parking ordinances.
  6. Seize, collect, preserve, transport, photograph, and inventory evidence and property taken into custody.
  7. Maintain weapons and equipment in a state of operational readiness.
  8. Promptly serve or deliver warrants, summonses, subpoenas, and other official papers.
  9. Coordinate efforts with other department employees to ensure that team work leads to the successful attainment of police short and long-term goals and objectives.
  10. Maintain certification with assigned equipment.
  11. Perform other duties, within the scope of their employment, as assigned by the division commander or Chief of Police.

SALARY

  • Starting Salary: $56,400 as Probationary Officer increasing to $68,013 in second year.  Plus a generous benefits package.

ABOUT THE TOWN OF CHARLESTOWN & THE POLICE DEPARTMENT

  • Seasonal coastal community with a population that triples in the summer months.
  • This recruitment process is in anticipation of openings within the department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be at lease twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of application.
  • Possess a valid R.I. - P.O.S.T. Certification as a Police Officer
  • Must have a minimum of 60 college credits, in any course of study from an accredited college or university by the application deadline. In lieu of college credits, candidates may substitute a combination of high school diploma or GED certification and three (3) years of continuous active-duty U.S. Military service or five (5) years of reserve U.S. Military Service or three (3) years of previous full-time law enforcement experience. Candidate must provide an official stamped transcript or Military DD-214.
  • Must possess and provide a copy of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and provide a valid copy of your social security card.
  • Application Processing Fee
  • Must successfully pass a Physical and Psychological examination
  • Must successfully pass an extensive Background Investigation

HIRING PROCESS

  • RI POST Certified Police Officers DO NOT need to take the agility & written
  • If application is complete and all paperwork is in order, POST Certified Officers will follow the below schedule;
  • Interview
  • Background investigation
  • Physical Examination
  • Psychological Testing

HOW TO APPLY

  • Applications will only be accepted through PoliceApp.com
  • Application period closes September 30th, 2019 4:00pm.
  • Application Processing Fee to be paid directly to PoliceApp.com

Please direct questions regarding this position to pgingerella@charlestownpolice.org


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