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|Posted On:||Wednesday, 1st March 2023|
|Category:||Regular Full Time|
Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
|Pay Rate:||$31.5535 per hour|
Working under the direction of the Sergeant of Uniform/Operations Division, incumbent patrols an assigned area on foot, motorcycle or in an automobile, to prevent crime or disturbances of the peace, to respond to calls for assistance and to arrest violators when necessary. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.
The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor. Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Incumbent has frequent contact with police personnel, other criminal justice agencies, law offenders and the general public. These contacts involve explanation or interpretation of work to provide service, carry out policies and laws and maintain coordination within the department.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. The incumbent must have the ability to write clear, accurate reports, and express self orally in an authoritative manner, when necessary.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. The incumbent must have the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Incumbent is responsible for enforcing all applicable laws while adhering to departmental regulations and procedures. Incumbent must make choices and take actions on a variety of relatively standardized assignments, however, individual analysis of every situation is required to determine the appropriate course of action. Work is normally reviewed for quality and accuracy at critical phases and upon completion. Errors in decisions or incorrect police procedures are readily detected and are corrected through supervisory review. Incumbent must complete a variety of moderately complex, relatively standardized tasks involving general patrol, investigation or specialized duty when assigned. The ability to apply the routine procedures and regulations that are relevant to the tasks is essential to successfully complete duties.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Indiana Driver’s License
Must be able to drive an automobile safely and efficiently.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Physical agility and the ability to meet all prerequisites for age, weight, eyesight, height and physical and psychological capabilities;
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The incumbent has regular exposure to outside work and is normally standing or walking depending upon the assignment. Due to the nature of police work the potential for loss of life and physical injury are continually present. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; explosives; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.
(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).
Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.