Provide basic law enforcement services to an assigned area under the direction of a Field Services Sergeant.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Must be 21 years of age by graduation from the Academy. Must have a valid driver's license. Must be a United States citizen. Must have 60 hours from an accredited college (minimum 2.0 GPA). College credit requirement will be waived if you have 3 years of active military service and an honorable discharge (General Discharge will be considered case by case), as stipulated on your DD-214. College credit may be waived if you have 3 years Law Enforcement experience from the date of initial certification. Must not have committed a misdemeanor within the last 3 years. Must not have used any felony type drug within the past 5 years. Must not have used any misdemeanor drugs, to include marijuana within the past 3 years. An applicant cannot have been convicted of a Domestic Violence Act. Must not have committed a DWI within the last 5 years whether from an administrative sanction by a Motor Vehicle Department, a criminal conviction or a military disciplinary action. Must not have committed multiple DWIs within the last 10 years whether from an administrative sanction by a Motor Vehicle Department, a criminal conviction or a military disciplinary action. No felony convictions.
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:
Methods, techniques and procedures of law enforcement including patrol, crime prevention, investigation and identification
Principles of report preparation
Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes, state statutes, city ordinances, state vehicle codes and safety regulations
Firearms and defensive tactics skills and survival techniques
Routine Street Patrol
Principles and practices of firearm use
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices
Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations
Use and properly care for firearms
Understand, interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Prepare clear and concise reports
Analyze situations quickly and objectively to determine and take appropriate action
Identify potential crime situations or traffic hazards and take preventive action
Perform defensive tactics and survival techniques
Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
of assigned duties
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.