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Entry Level Police Officer PDF Print E-mail
The City of Vicksburg
Entry Level Police Officer
PHYSICAL AGILITY: Test Date: Saturday, May 3. 2014
WRITTEN EXAMINATION: Test Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014

Hiring Qualifications:

• 21 years of age or older
• United States Citizen
• High school graduate (GED acceptable)
• Have a valid driver's license
• If any military service, must have been released or discharged from the Armed Forces of The United States under honorable conditions and must present a DD-214 or orders indicating conditions of release.
• Pass fitness agility test
• Score 70% or better on Civil Service written examination
• The candidate must undergo a background investigation which shall encompass a wide variety of criminal history and character checks. Cannot have a felony conviction
• Must submit to a Polygraph or Computerized Voice Stress Analyzation (CVSA)
• Physical examination
• Pass drug screen
• Receive satisfactory psychological evaluation

APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION PRIOR TO DEADLINE GIVEN. MUST PASS AGILITY TEST TO QUALIFY TO TAKE WRITTEN TEST.

Job Description:
This is a general duty and investigatory police position. A police officer is responsible for the protection of life and property, the prevention of crime, the apprehension of criminals and the enforcement of laws and ordinances of the U.S. Constitution, State of Mississippi and the City of Vicksburg. Routine patrol, preliminary investigation, and traffic regulation duties may be performed in a patrol car, motorcycle, or on foot. An Officer may be assigned to work on other special assignments which call upon particular abilities and knowledge obtained through experiences as a uniformed patrolman and educational background. Work is performed in accordance with the above stated laws and departmental rules and regulations. Assignments and instructions are received from a superior officer who reviews work methods and results through reports, activities, discussions and inspections. Successful candidates must be able to work overtime and varying hours.

Salary:
Range : $13.65 per hour.

Benefits:
Take home car after one year; 9+ holidays; 18 vacation days,12 sick days; health, life, vision, dental (after six (6) months) all free to officers. Worker's compensation benefits and retirement benefits will be effective upon hiring.

Application packets will be available at the City of Vicksburg Human Resource Office, 1415 Walnut Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi, Monday through Friday, beginning at 8:00 a.m., Thursday, April 17, 2014 through Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. Times for package pickup will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. To be mailed a packet, contact Human Resources at 601-631-3710 ext. 1. APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE A CURRENT APPLICATION PACKET TO QUALIFY FOR TESTING.

The City of Vicksburg is an "Equal Opportunity Employer." Minorities and females are encouraged to apply.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 15:03
 
Police Officer - Entry Level PDF Print E-mail

The City Of Vicksburg is Currently Accepting Applications for Entry Level Police Officers

 

o ATTENTION o

THE CITY OF VICKSBURG

IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ENTRY-LEVEL POLICE OFFICERS

 

!Beginning salary $13.65 hr.

!Great benefits package which includes:

Employee Paid Health, Life, Dental & Vision;

State Retirement; 9+ Holidays; Sick/Personal Accrued Leave

Hiring Qualifications:

<21 years of age

<United States citizen

<High school graduate (GED acceptable)

<If any military service, must have been discharged under honorable        conditions

<Pass fitness agility test

<Score 70% or better on Civil Service written examination

<Pass background check. Cannot have a felony conviction.

<Must submit to a truth verification examination

<Pass drug screen & physical examination

<Receive satisfactory psychological evaluation

<Hold valid driver’s license

 

 

Application packets may be picked up at the Human Resources Department, 1415 Walnut Street, Suite 100, Vicksburg, MS, beginning April 17, 2014, during regular business hours Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The deadline to return application packets is 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Test date is Saturday, May 3, 2014 beginning promptly at 8:00 a.m. For more information, call 601-631-2996, or visit www.vicksburg.org.

 

The City of Vicksburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 15:48
 


HR Contact Info

con_tel Phone: (601) 631-3710
con_fax Fax: (601) 631-3748
emailButtonemail: hr@vicksburg.org

Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm M-F

con_addressPhysical Address:
City of Vicksburg
HR Department
1415 Walnut St
Vicksburg, MS 39180

con_addressMailing Address:
City of Vicksburg
HR Department
PO Box 150
Vicksburg, MS 39181


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Employment Application
2011-04-25
Vicksburg, MS, US

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