Provide police service that otherwise would be lost or delayed because of workload saturation on sworn officers, relieve sworn officer of non-related or low priority police service so that they may pursue anti-crime activities more effectively. Collect and preserve physical evidence in the field; ensure the preservation of all items taken into evidence and testify in court regarding the chain of custody and integrity of evidence.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have intention of becoming a police officer. High school diploma or GED. Must pass the Police Officer Entrance Examination and other required examinations. Must pass a Class I physical examination.
Vision must be correct to 20/30 or better in both eyes. Must be a citizen of the United States of America. Must be able to do work shift work. Must not have any felony convictions. Must pass rigid background investigation. Must attempt to proceed into the sworn rank. Must apply for sworn rank when eligible and if rejected, must reapply for the next class. Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License. Possession of a valid City Operator's Permit (COP) within 6 months from date of hire.
This is a safety sensitive position and requires a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and random drug/alcohol testing. Position requires: Background check, Shift work, Odd days off.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
New Mexico driving laws
Drive a city vehicle
Communicate clearly and concisely
Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
TO APPLY: All applicants must submit, by expiration date, a City Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application. An On-Line Application Process can be accessed at web site www.cabq.gov/jobs. Applications are also available at the City of Albuquerque Human Resources Department 400 Marquette NW 7th Floor Suite 703, Albuquerque NM 87103. Copies of required certifications, registrations, and/or licenses, if not attached on-line, must be provided at the time of interview. Additionally, if requesting acceptance of post secondary courses/degrees, a copy of your transcript is required at the time of the interview. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in disqualification.
NOTE: Your qualifications for this position will be determined on the basis of the information presented in your City application.
VACANCY LISTINGS: May be obtained from the City's website at http://www.cabq.gov and classified advertisements in the Sunday, Albuquerque Journal.