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POLICE OFFICER - CITY OF ST. PETERS

JOB OBJECTIVES: Under general supervision, performs general duties in the protection of life and proper-ty through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The position regularly requires decisions for which there are no clearly defined or es-tablished policies or procedures; constantly requires the handling of confidential or sensitive information; also regular periods of physical effort and constant periods of mental effort are required. An employee in this position has some responsibility for determining departmental regulatory actions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Responds to routine, urgent and emergency calls for service. Performs preventive patrol and actively enforces laws, statutes and ordinances. Identifies potential and actual police hazards and determines appropriate response or enforcement activity. Provides emergency assistance to injured. Protects accident and/or crime scene to ensure evidence control. Directs and controls traffic to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles and pe-destrians. Conducts preliminary investigations of suspicious and/or criminal activities/persons. Conducts traffic enforcement activities to reduce accidents and discourage unlawful driving behavior. Pursues, apprehends, transports and controls criminals or other persons menacing the public safety. Assists/ensures conviction of unlawful behavior through enforcement, investigative and court support activities. Prepares varied case, complaint and shift records and reports. Performs all work in compliance with established City safety standards. Performs other work as assigned.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Details: Rate: $28.62/hr. - $30.82/hr. depending on qualifications and experience. .

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must be a U.S. citizen. High school graduate or GED certificate. Sixty college credit hours from an accredited College or University; or two (2) years of continuous police service with the same police agency; or have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America and received a discharge under Honorable Conditions. Must meet all Missouri Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification requirements for a 1st class charter county (Class A) prior to start date. Twenty-one (21) years of age or older. Must have a Motor Vehicle Operator’s License valid in the state of Missouri. Must pass required testing.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  To Apply or View Full Job Description: https://www.stpetersmo.net/employment-opportunities.aspx

CLOSING DATE:  05/30/22

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