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CITY OF CLINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
Invites applications for the position of: POLICE OFFICER

OPENING DATE: 03/20/2017
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION: POLICE OFFICER
Under close supervision of the Lieutenant of Patrol and Patrol Sergeant, participate in activities for the protection of life and property through the enforcement of Federal, State and City laws. Learn the geography and layout of the City. Learn State and City laws and regulations. Learn effective use of firearms and other equipment. Operate a patrol car or walk to observe for violations, suspicious activities or persons, and disturbances of law and order. Enforce traffic ordinances in order to reduce traffic accidents. Respond to calls from Dispatcher. Participate in the investigation of criminal events, make arrests and testify in court. Prepare reports on offenses, arrests, accidents, etc. Observe all safety regulations and precautions.

Individual Duties and Responsibilities
Work on an assigned shift. Operate a patrol car or walk to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons, and disturbances of law and order. Respond to radio dispatches and answer calls and complaints. Serve warrants, make arrests, and testify in court. Participate in a variety of investigative assignments including: burglaries and theft; automotive accidents; disturbances and family domestic situations. Determine facts and make reports by interview and observation. Serve as police escort and direct traffic as required.  Operate communications equipment and respond accordingly. Interface with the public on a daily basis.

Prepare a variety of detailed reports and records on investigations, arrests, citations, accidents, deaths or other events. Prepare detailed data and information on court cases. Insure that vehicle, radios, and other equipment are in proper working order. Perform a quality check at the beginning and end of shift. Report malfunctions.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Knowledge and Training Required to Meet Position Responsibilities
(1) Complete and submit City of Clinton Police Employment Application form.
(2) Be at least 21 years of age.
(3) Be a citizen of the United States.
(4) Not have been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor involving “moral turpitude” as the term is defined by law and not have been released or discharged under any other than      
      honorable conditions from any of the armed forces of the United States.
(5) Requires High School graduation or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
(6) Learn to operate firearms effectively.
(7) Must be able to learn Federal, State and City laws. Learn the rules and regulations of City of Clinton governing law enforcement.
(8) Requires a current State of Tennessee driver's license.
(9) Be free of all apparent mental disorders as described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association. 

*The Clinton Police Department welcomes applications from certified officers and on occasion will make lateral hires due to department needs; however, it is the practice of the police department to hire from the Clinton Police Department Reserve officer program. 

Environmental Conditions
Work inside (office conditions) on investigative tasks and outside as law enforcement requires.  Requires sitting, standing, walking and driving car.  Requires speaking, hearing, and both near and far vision.  Some heavy lifting may be required. Work outside involves all types of weather conditions.  Use of firearms is required. Some investigations and arrests may involve potentially dangerous situations.

NOTE:  This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City of Clinton and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.  Applications are purged every six (6) months.  If applicants have not heard from the department and are still interested in the position, they will need to resubmit an updated application and resume.

The City of Clinton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
CLICK HERE to download employment application and POLICE OFFICER Information Packet
CITY OF CLINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
Invites applications for the position of: POLICE OFFICER

OPENING DATE: 03/20/2017
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION: POLICE OFFICER
Under close supervision of the Lieutenant of Patrol and Patrol Sergeant, participate in activities for the protection of life and property through the enforcement of Federal, State and City laws. Learn the geography and layout of the City. Learn State and City laws and regulations. Learn effective use of firearms and other equipment. Operate a patrol car or walk to observe for violations, suspicious activities or persons, and disturbances of law and order. Enforce traffic ordinances in order to reduce traffic accidents. Respond to calls from Dispatcher. Participate in the investigation of criminal events, make arrests and testify in court. Prepare reports on offenses, arrests, accidents, etc. Observe all safety regulations and precautions.

Individual Duties and Responsibilities
Work on an assigned shift. Operate a patrol car or walk to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons, and disturbances of law and order. Respond to radio dispatches and answer calls and complaints. Serve warrants, make arrests, and testify in court. Participate in a variety of investigative assignments including: burglaries and theft; automotive accidents; disturbances and family domestic situations. Determine facts and make reports by interview and observation. Serve as police escort and direct traffic as required.  Operate communications equipment and respond accordingly. Interface with the public on a daily basis.

Prepare a variety of detailed reports and records on investigations, arrests, citations, accidents, deaths or other events. Prepare detailed data and information on court cases. Insure that vehicle, radios, and other equipment are in proper working order. Perform a quality check at the beginning and end of shift. Report malfunctions.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Knowledge and Training Required to Meet Position Responsibilities
(1) Complete and submit City of Clinton Police Employment Application form.
(2) Be at least 21 years of age.
(3) Be a citizen of the United States.
(4) Not have been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor involving “moral turpitude” as the term is defined by law and not have been                                            
      released or discharged under any other than honorable conditions from any of the armed forces of the United States.
(5) Requires High School graduation or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
(6) Learn to operate firearms effectively.
(7) Must be able to learn Federal, State and City laws. Learn the rules and regulations of City of Clinton governing law enforcement.
(8) Requires a current State of Tennessee driver's license.
(9) Be free of all apparent mental disorders as described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the America 
     Psychiatric Association. 

*The Clinton Police Department welcomes applications from certified officers and on occasion will make lateral hires due to department needs; however, it is the practice of the police department to hire from the Clinton Police Department Reserve officer program. 

Environmental Conditions
Work inside (office conditions) on investigative tasks and outside as law enforcement requires.  Requires sitting, standing, walking and driving car.  Requires speaking, hearing, and both near and far vision.  Some heavy lifting may be required. Work outside involves all types of weather conditions.  Use of firearms is required. Some investigations and arrests may involve potentially dangerous situations.

NOTE:  This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City of Clinton and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.  Applications are purged every six (6) months.  If applicants have not heard from the department and are still interested in the position, they will need to resubmit an updated application and resume.

The City of Clinton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
CLICK HERE
to download employment application and POLICE OFFICER Information Packet
CITY OF CLINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
Invites applications for the position of: POLICE OFFICER

OPENING DATE: 03/20/2017
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION: POLICE OFFICER
Under close supervision of the Lieutenant of Patrol and Patrol Sergeant, participate in activities for the protection of life and property through the enforcement of Federal, State and City laws. Learn the geography and layout of the City. Learn State and City laws and regulations. Learn effective use of firearms and other equipment. Operate a patrol car or walk to observe for violations, suspicious activities or persons, and disturbances of law and order. Enforce traffic ordinances in order to reduce traffic accidents. Respond to calls from Dispatcher. Participate in the investigation of criminal events, make arrests and testify in court. Prepare reports on offenses, arrests, accidents, etc. Observe all safety regulations and precautions.

Individual Duties and Responsibilities
Work on an assigned shift. Operate a patrol car or walk to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons, and disturbances of law and order. Respond to radio dispatches and answer calls and complaints. Serve warrants, make arrests, and testify in court. Participate in a variety of investigative assignments including: burglaries and theft; automotive accidents; disturbances and family domestic situations. Determine facts and make reports by interview and observation. Serve as police escort and direct traffic as required.  Operate communications equipment and respond accordingly. Interface with the public on a daily basis.

Prepare a variety of detailed reports and records on investigations, arrests, citations, accidents, deaths or other events. Prepare detailed data and information on court cases. Insure that vehicle, radios, and other equipment are in proper working order. Perform a quality check at the beginning and end of shift. Report malfunctions.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Knowledge and Training Required to Meet Position Responsibilities
(1) Complete and submit City of Clinton Police Employment Application form.
(2) Be at least 21 years of age.
(3) Be a citizen of the United States.
(4) Not have been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor involving “moral turpitude” as the term is defined by law and not have been                                            
      released or discharged under any other than honorable conditions from any of the armed forces of the United States.
(5) Requires High School graduation or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
(6) Learn to operate firearms effectively.
(7) Must be able to learn Federal, State and City laws. Learn the rules and regulations of City of Clinton governing law enforcement.
(8) Requires a current State of Tennessee driver's license.
(9) Be free of all apparent mental disorders as described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the America 
     Psychiatric Association. 

*The Clinton Police Department welcomes applications from certified officers and on occasion will make lateral hires due to department needs; however, it is the practice of the police department to hire from the Clinton Police Department Reserve officer program. 

Environmental Conditions
Work inside (office conditions) on investigative tasks and outside as law enforcement requires.  Requires sitting, standing, walking and driving car.  Requires speaking, hearing, and both near and far vision.  Some heavy lifting may be required. Work outside involves all types of weather conditions.  Use of firearms is required. Some investigations and arrests may involve potentially dangerous situations.

NOTE:  This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City of Clinton and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.  Applications are purged every six (6) months.  If applicants have not heard from the department and are still interested in the position, they will need to resubmit an updated application and resume.

The City of Clinton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.