Job ID#: 2023-648
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Police Department
Position Type: Open Position
Salary Range Number: $49,358.80
Salary Range: **A starting salary above the minimum point of the assigned range may be considered commensurate with education, training and experience in alignment with the City’s pay administration policies** Compensation for internal promotions will be governed by the Merit System.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2023
VACANCY ID# POSTING DATE CLOSING DATE
2023-648 5/1/2023 5/31/2023
JOB TITLE Police Officer
DEPARTMENT 021/Police Officer
* The City of Decatur compensation plan is based on an 18-step progression system. The following reflects the entry level potential in the assigned grade/range.
**A starting salary above the minimum point of the assigned range may be considered commensurate with education, training and experience in alignment with the City’s pay administration policies**
*NOTICE: Competitive written examination may be required for this position and eligible candidates will receive notification of scheduled examination location and time via EMAIL, or U.S. Mail where email information is not provided on employee application or resume.
The starting annual salary in the pay range (paid biweekly) for this position is: $49,358.80
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• This position is responsible for the enforcement of federal, state and local law and the protection of life and property.
The first step in the employment process is the Physical Agility Test (PAT). The PAT for this employment process is scheduled for June 10, 2023. Candidates scheduled for the PAT will receive details after this posting closes either by mail, email or phone. Please ensure your contact information is legible and up to date. We are not responsible for inability to contact due to incomplete or illegible information. If not scheduled for PAT you will be notified by mail.
***Please be advised that APOST requirements include completion of a Basic Abilities Test (BAT) applying to any applicant for certification to the academy that has not already attained an Associate’s Degree or higher. This test is administered at the applicants’ expense. ***
*Job description available upon request or at our website – www.cityofdecatural.com
• High school diploma from an accredited high school or equivalent GED.
• Must be proficient in the English language.
• Possession of valid driver’s license issued by the State of Alabama.
• Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Alabama Peace Officer Standard and Training Commission
HOW TO APPLY
** The City of Decatur is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability or any other protected status.
Employment Applications are available on the City’s website at www.cityofdecatural.com, or from the Human Resources Department at City Hall-2nd Floor Tower, 402 Lee St NE, Decatur, AL 35602.
Completed employment application, with current resume (if available), must be returned to the City of Decatur Human Resources Department by the posting closing date.
May be delivered in person or:
Mailed to: P. O. Box 1984, Decatur, AL 35602
Emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Faxed to: (256) 341-4895
The Human Resources Department may be contacted at (256) 341-4890
**Due to the volume of responses received, we will not be able to provide a status of consideration. Candidates who have been selected for the next step in the review process will be notified.
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