Cambridge - Police Officer

Job Overview

DepartmentCambridge Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
SalaryStarting: $34,680.00, After Academy: $36,720.00
Deadline9/15/2017
Registration Fee Dorchester County Area Residents: $0.00
Non-Residents: $16.00
Contactlnichols@cambridgepd.org
LocationCambridge, MD
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Job Announcement

Cambridge, MD Police Jobs

CAMBRIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT
IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR

ENTRY LEVEL POLICE OFFICERS

 Applicants can be rejected from the hiring process for the following reasons:

  • Felony arrests or a pattern of misdemeanor arrests
  • Convicted of driving while under the influence or intoxicated
  • Serious Motor Vehicle Violations
  • Abuse of Drugs
  • Negative Employment Patterns
  • Adverse information on Background Investigation
  • Pending Legal Action (Civil or Criminal)
  • Falsifying information on application or any other official document

GENERAL DUTIES

  • Uniformed Preventive Patrol
  • Crime Prevention Activities
  • Responding to call for service
  • Conducting preliminary investigations of crimes and incidents
  • Arrest and processing of prisoners
  • Traffic direction and control
  • Traffic Accident and Investigation
  • Maintain Public Order
  • Development of positive relationships with the public
  • Completing Police Reports / Filing Criminal Charges

SALARY

  • Starting Salary while attending the Police Academy is $34,680.00
  • Salary earned after successful academy completion is $36,720.00
  • Maryland Certified Officer starting Salary is $40,800.00

ABOUT CAMBRIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE, MD

  • Population for the city of Cambridge 12,620
  • Serving an area of 12.64 square miles
  • Current openings for 3 Entry Level / Certified positions
  • Police Department Calls for service - average 40,000 per year
  • Cambridge is a small water front community located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore
  • Cambridge Police Department is comprised of 48 Sworn officers and 12 Civilian employees

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent recognized by the Maryland State Board of Education
  • Height and Weight in Proportion
  • Must be in good physical condition as determined by a physical examination
  • Must have good vision 20/20 (can be corrected)
  • Possess or be able to obtain a valid Maryland driver’s license
  • Good driving record (must have no more than four current points)
  • Once the above qualifications are met a thorough background investigation will be conducted

HIRING PROCESS

  • Initial Application Process
  • Successful Completion of the Department Physical Agility Testing
  • Successful Completion of the Departments CID Interview
  • Successful Completion of a Background investigation
  • Successful Completion of a Polygraph Examination
  • Successful Completion of a Psychological testing
  • Score well on the Applicant Interview Board
  • Successful completion of the Chief’s Interview
  • Successful Completion of Medical and Drug Testing
  • Academy training

HOW TO APPLY

Click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

www.PoliceApp.com/CambridgeMD

 The City of Cambridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please direct questions regarding this job to lnichols@cambridgepd.org


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