Patrol Officer 1st Class


POSITION:  Patrol Officer 1st Class

DEPARTMENT:  Mishawaka Police Department

DATE POSTED:  January 15, 2020

DATE CLOSED:  February 19, 2020

WAGES:  $60,120.00

HOURS:  Shifts vary

 

DEFINITION: This sworn officer is responsible for public protection, law enforcement, and criminal investigations. A Uniform Division Patrolman First Class is assigned to 1 of 3 shifts in the preservation of public peace, prevention of crime, detection and arrest of violators, protection of life and property, enforcement of all State of Indiana criminal and infraction statutes and City of Mishawaka ordinances.

Under the general direction of the Uniform Division Shift Captain, a Uniform Division Patrolman First Class must exercise considerable independent responsibility for their assigned shift and consult with superior officers to discuss progress or solicit advice.

A Uniform Division Patrolman First Class is considered a front-line position. A Uniform Division Patrolman First Class is held accountable for their own personal judgment and effectiveness.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Good communication skills.
  2. Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
  3. Ability to identify and interview victims, suspects and witnesses and record responses and observations.
  4. Ability to pass physical/mental examinations and maintain personal physical fitness.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Valid driver’s license
  2. Successful completion of Indiana Law Enforcement Academy
  3. Maintain Indiana Law Enforcement certification per Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board

APPLICATION:

Applications are available on the City’s website at http://www.mishawaka.in.gov or may be picked up at City Hall, Room 207.

Resumes/applications may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, or in person to:

Mail:

Human Resources
City of Mishawaka
600 East Third Street
Mishawaka, Indiana 46544

Fax: (574) 254-0197

Email: humanresources@mishawaka.in.gov

Application

The City of Mishawaka is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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