Police Officer

Location
Takoma Park, Maryland
Posted
Jul 11, 2017
Closes
Aug 15, 2017
Function
Other
Career Level
Entry Level
Hours
Full Time

The City of Takoma Park is looking for a Police Officer. This position is open to entry level and lateral candidates.Under general supervision, patrols City streets; enforces local, state and federal laws; maintains law and order and protects life, property and deter crime.

Typical Duties:

  • Patrol assigned area to include all public and private businesses and residences, parking areas, and streets.
  • Direct vehicular traffic; enforce traffic laws; direct pedestrian traffic.
  • Enforce all applicable City, local, state and federal laws.
  • Investigate crimes; secure and protect the scene of a crime and the immediate area surrounding the crime scene so that no evidence is disturbed.
  • Make arrests of persons observed or suspected of committing crimes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED; and,
  • No prior experience or training is required; or,
  • Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Valid State Driver's License.

To Apply:

To officially apply please complete an online application at:https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=3081&company=takomagov&username=