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City of Mandan, ND

City of Mandan, ND is looking for a Police Officer “ Grade 17 

The City of Mandan, North Dakota is accepting applications for the full-time position of: Police Officer “ Grade 17. Wage Range Starting at $25.76 per hour (DOE) Status: Non-exempt/Full-time Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until November 13, 2023. *Applications without a resume will be disqualified. North Dakota Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certification or Certification/License from a Reciprocal State required. JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for the enforcement of federal, state, and local laws and the protection of life and property. MAJOR DUTIES Patrols the city to detect and deter criminal activity and traffic violations. Responds to calls for service, including domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, lost or missing persons searches, public service duties, stranded motorists, and others. Conducts preliminary investigations into traffic accidents and other incidents, including interviewing victims, complainants and witnesses, gathering information and evidence, and securing crime scenes. Apprehends, arrests, and processes offenders, including fugitives; subpoenas witnesses. Provides assistance and backup support to other officers and emergency service providers as necessary. Assists motorists. Provides traffic direction as needed for events such as parades, funerals, events, and school crossings. Testifies in judicial proceedings as necessary. Completes all required reports and forms, including accident and incident reports. Inspects and maintains assigned patrol car, uniform, and equipment. Serves in special positions and on special teams and units as assigned, including Detective, Field Training Officer, Warrant Officer, K-9 Officer, SWAT, School Resource Officer, Traffic Control, etc. Performs related duties. KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, criminal and traffic codes, search and seizure laws, city codes, and department policies and procedures. Knowledge of law enforcement principles and practices. Knowledge of traffic accident investigation techniques and procedures. Knowledge of the geography and streets of the city. Knowledge of the court system and judicial procedures. Skill in the use of a computer. Skill in operating police vehicles, firearms, and emergency equipment. Skill in operating radios and communications equipment. Skill in operating radar equipment. Skill in restraining persons without causing physical harm. Skill in oral and written communication. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid drivers license issued by the State of North Dakota for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certification for the State of North Dakota. North Dakota Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certification or Certification/License from a Reciprocal State required. After open position(s) is/are filled, applicants who have successfully completed the interview process may be placed on a hiring list to be considered for future openings. Notes: Applicants who are residents of North Dakota and eligible to claim veterans preference must include Form DD-214. Claims for disabled veterans preferences must also include Form DD-214 and a letter less than one year old from the Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD-214, a marriage certificate, and a letter less than one year old from Dept. of Veterans Affairs indication disability, or the veterans death certificate. Applicants who may need additional job information or may require accommodation or assistance with the application or interview process should contact Human Resources. Applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. The City of Mandan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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