EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS:
· No sustained Administrative Investigations or Citizen Complaints for the last three (3) years where the adjudication resulted in: a suspension of three (3) days or more; any suspension upheld by the Board of Public Safety; or involuntary demotion during their career as a police officers.
· Must meet all State requirements for police officers as specified by Indiana Code and must maintain all required certifications as a condition of continued employment;
· Must have retired or resigned with at least 10 years of service from the SBPD in good standing.
· Must be able to pass the agility requirement.
· Must meet state mandated minimum training hours each year to maintain police certification.
· Must be able to complete a SBPD compliance course.
· Must not be an active 77 fund participant or be a current recipient of 77 fund disability benefits.
· Prior experience with training, peer support, FTO, mentorship, and/or recruiting a plus.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY:
· Ability to attend court as needed.
· Ability to maintain consistent positive interactions with current staff, supervisors, and the public.
· Capacity to engage in teamwork and ability to collaborate.
· Required knowledge of South Bend City, St. Joe County, and Indiana State laws and ordinances.
· Demonstrated ability to deescalate, adapt, and resolve conflicts during changing situations in a high stress environment.
· Knowledge of geographic area of the City
· Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions
· Knowledge of modern police practices and methods used in crime investigation and the identification and presentation of physical evidence
· Ability to ascertain facts by personal contact, observation, and the examination of records
· Ability to enforce laws firmly, tactfully, and with respect for the rights of others
· Ability to learn to operate all law enforcement equipment required in the performance of required duties
· Ability to maintain a high level of discipline and morale
· Ability to qualify for use of firearms and other defensive equipment
· Ability to keep accurate records and make reports
· Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and written
· Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the other city officials, county, state and federal authorities, the public, and other employees
CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, REGISTRATION:
· Valid United States Driver’s License required
· Certified Police Officer
Computer, typewriter, telephone, calculator, baton, firearms, automobiles, flashlights, radio transceivers, radar gun, first aid equipment. A full list of equipment can be found in the duty manual.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and walk, and talk or hear. The employee is required to run; use hands to fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds or more. The employee must be able to work for long periods of time, requiring sustained physical activity and intense concentration, make rapid transitions from rest to near maximal exertion without a warm up period. Also, the employee must be physically able to protect himself/herself and others. The employee must be able to use firearms, self-defense equipment and body armor. Specific vision abilities required for this job include the ability to adjust focus of varying distances. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee works both in and out of office settings. In outside weather conditions the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, with vehicles, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate in the office and moderately noisy to very loud in the field. The entire office is smoke-free. The employee faces exposure to infectious agents such as Hep B or HIV. Tolerates exposure to grotesque sights and smells associated with major trauma.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen
Pre-Employment Background Check
Pre-Employment Polygraph – for candidates with over a 1 year break in service.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer