GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Under general supervision, performs a wide variety police and law enforcement duties involving traffic and field patrol, investigations, crime prevention, community relations and public safety, and related services and activities; participates in all work activities; assumes responsibility for assigned special programs, projects or department-wide functions or activities; and performs a variety of administrative and technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Must exercise considerable judgment, initiative and skill in a variety of situations and must be able to act without direct supervision in completing work. Duties are carried out under established organizational values, policies, procedures and the laws of the City, the State of Colorado and the United States.
Example of Duties: (The following essential job functions and examples of duties are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive. At the discretion of the supervisor, duties may be modified to address business needs and changing business practices):
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A Police Officer is required to maintain a level of physical fitness to be able to safely perform all duties, especially those requiring maximum levels of exertion, e.g., arrest control, suspect chase. Successful completion of Essential Job Demands testing in accordance with Policy and Procedure.
Reports to: Police Sergeant
Other: Interacts with City employees (both sworn and non-sworn), community at large, and visitors.
Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer match in FPPA retirement system, optional 401K and 457 plans, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, short term disability, long term disability, and tuition reimbursement.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a non-exempt, full time position. Actual work schedule will be determined upon hire and will require availability to work evening and/or weekends.
Successful completion of written tests, physical abilities course, oral board, polygraph, psychological evaluations (pre- and post-offer), background investigation, drug screen, and medical examination are required prior to hire.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
A POLICE OFFICER WILL GENERALLY BE EXPECTED TO POSSESS OR DEVELOP THE FOLLOWING ABILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
WORK ENVIROMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions, hot and/or cold conditions, or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places or with explosives. Occasionally, the employee is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration.This job involves various degrees of physical demands, some sedentary, but others may require strenuous physical effort. All Police Officers must be able to successfully complete all police functions at any time. There are no sworn positions available in the City of Lone Tree Police Department where an Officer can be assured that he or she will not have to become involved in strenuous physical activity which may be life threatening. The employee in this job may be required to:
EQUIPMENT USED: The following equipment items are utilized by employees in this position:
Personal Protection Vest
Computers with touch screen
Light and siren controls
Radio and controls
Mobile Data Terminal (MDT)
Radar Speed Monitoring Devices
Rifle and/or shotgun
For special assignments, equipment may include:
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