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The City of Fairburn has the following position available:
Salary: $41,015.52 - $57,482.88
To perform a variety of duties in the enforcement of laws, the protection of persons and property, the prevention of crimes; to control vehicular and pedestrian traffic flow and enforce State and local regulations; to perform specialized police work involving detection, investigation and prosecution of criminal offenders; and to perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of the Police Department. Apply problem-solving methods to address identified community problems.
The Police Officer position has a wide scope of acceptable performance. It is expected that officers will achieve a higher level of proficiency with each year of pertinent field experience.
To perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of Police Department operations. Apply problem-solving methods to solve crimes and identify suspects. Collect and process forensic evidence from variety of crime scenes and or from traffic crash scenes.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general direction from higher level law enforcement personnel.
Responsible for supervision of probationary officers when serving as Field Training Officer.
ESSENTIAL AND MARGINAL FUNCTION STATEMENTS—Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Police methods and procedures including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control and investigation.
Rules of evidence pertaining to search and seizure, and preservation.
Laws governing the apprehension, arrest and custody of accused persons.
Use of firearms and other modern police equipment.
Operations, services and activities of the City.
Operational characteristics of police equipment and vehicles.
Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.
Use of the S.A.R.A. model of problem solving for addressing community problems (See attachment).
Perform a wide range of law enforcement assignments.
Think clearly and act quickly in emergency situations.
Learn modern management principles and practices.
Use and care for a variety of firearms and other police equipment under stress and from a variety of body positions.
Endure verbal and mental abuse from irate citizens and a hostile public.
Pursue fleeing suspects and perform rescue operations which may involve lifting, carrying and dragging heavy objects.
Investigate a variety of crimes.
Prepare clear and concise reports.
Speak clearly in front of large audiences including civic groups and students.
Learn, interpret and enforce State laws and City ordinances.
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception for:
Maintain mental capacity which permits:
Maintain physical condition appropriate to performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following:
EXPERIENCE AND GUDELINES
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Successful completion of one year of probationary service as a police officer with the Fairburn Police Department.
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by course work in police science, criminal justice or a related field.
Incumbents will be required to attend and satisfactorily pass forensic training as dictated by the Training Staff to stay current with changing technology and procedures.
License or Certificate:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Georgia driver’s license.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Georgia Law Enforcement P.O.S.T. certification.
Emergency peace control environment; exposure to potentially hostile environments.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, running, jumping, standing, sitting, climbing or walking for prolonged periods of time; the ability to load, unload, aim and discharge a firearm.
To appy for this position go to our website www.fairburn.com, should you have any questions contact Abril Montano in the HR Dept. 770 964-2244 x111.
This position will close on 07/31/2021p >