Title: Police Officer
FLSA Status: Non Exempt
Reports to: Police Chief
Salary Range: $33,133 - $49,700, Depending on Qualifications
The City of Claremont (pop. 1,461) is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Police Officer. Under General Supervision, performs all functions of law enforcement work associated with a certified police officer as established by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission; performs related work as required.
Must be a citizen of the United States, at least 20 years of age, high school graduate or have obtained a GED, possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license, successfully completed the NC Basic Law Enforcement Training, be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation, be fingerprinted and photographed, have a satisfactory history of financial responsibility, and committed no felonies or serious misdemeanors. Must meet and maintain all minimum requirements for the position established by the City of Claremont and N.C. Criminal Justice Training and Standards Division.
Work performed indoors, traveling in a vehicle, and outside where the employee may be exposed to cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases and life-threatening situations.
Working Conditions / Physical Demands:
Positions in this class require: standing, fine dexterity, walking, lifting, carrying, sitting, reaching, handling, pushing/pulling, climbing, vision, foot controls, balancing, bending, crouching, hearing, twisting, talking. Heavy Work: Exerting 50-100 pounds occasionally, 25-50 pounds frequently, or from 10 up to 20 pounds constantly. Incumbents may be subjected to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, physical hazards.
All offers of employment are subject to the successful completion of our agency’s in-service firearms qualification, controlled substance screening, medical exam, and psychological exam.
Background check and drug screening required. Must have a valid N.C. driver’s license. Submit a cover letter, current resume & completed application to: City Clerk/HR Officer, Wendy Helms, City of Claremont, PO Box 446 (3288 East Main Street) Claremont, NC 28610, or firstname.lastname@example.org. For an application, visit www.cityofclaremont.org and click on the “I want to” tab or click the link at the top of this page. Open until filled.