Danbury - Certified Police Officer

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Department Danbury Police Department
TypeCertified
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
Salary$81,149 to $94,220
Registration Fee$35.00
Contacthumanresources@danbury-ct.gov
Location Danbury, CT

Job Announcement

CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER

CITY OF DANBURY

MUST BE A CURRENTLY CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER FROM ANY STATE IN THE UNITED STATES in ORDER TO APPLY

FINAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS CONTIGENT UPON APPLICANT MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR LATERAL/COMPARATIVE CERTIFICATION BY THE CONNECTICUT POLICE OFFICER STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL (POSTC)

Salary Range is $81,149 to $94,220

 

FRINGE BENEFITS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Defined benefit (Pension) plan. Eligible retirees receive an annual 2% raise after five years of retirement
  • All employees are eligible to participate in a 457 deferred compensation plan in addition to the pension
  • Retiree health insurance
  • Partial tuition reimbursement and annual stipends for higher education
  • Additional time off for fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese
  • Assignments at specialized units available
  • Promotional opportunities available after four years of service
  • Private duty opportunities regularly available at $68 per hour

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Preservation of the public peace, the protection of life and property, the prevention of crime, and the proper enforcement of all laws and ordinances. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Patrols assigned area on foot or in police cruiser;  
  2. Responds to calls for police assistance while on patrol;
  3. Performs arrests;
  4. Investigates complaints, violations and accidents;
  5. Locates, collects, and preserves evidence;
  • Directs and controls the flow of traffic in various locations;
  1. Maintains effective interpersonal relationships with the community;
  2. Gives testimony in court;
  3. Performs all related duties as required by the State of Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council Job Description;
  4. Performs related duties as required consistent with the mission, goals and objectives of the Police Department.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge/Skills/ Abilities: 

  • Must complete and maintain all certificates required by law; 
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral orders and instructions; 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with the public; 
  • Ability to think quickly and react effectively in emergencies; 
  • Ability to express ideas accurately both orally and in writing;
  • Must be agile with sufficient physical strength and freedom from disabling conditions to perform police duties under potentially adverse and hazardous conditions.
  • Must meet all requirements as indicated in the State of Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council Job Description
  • Must pass the basic Police Officer certification Course as prescribed by the State of CT Police Officer Standards and Training Council.
  • No Felony or Class A or Class B misdemeanor convictions. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPLICANTS: 

  • Must complete and pass a basic training program as required by Connecticut State Statutes; must complete and maintain all certificates required by law;
  • Must meet all requirements as indicated in the State of Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council Job Description
  • Must have solid computer skills; 
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Must possess a Valid Driver’s License;
  • Must be at least 21 years of age;
  • Must be a US Citizen;
  • 20/50 Vision to each eye, correctable to 20/20 in each eye;
  • Normal hearing without the use of any hearing aid or other device;
  • Valid CHIP Card with an expiration date that is later than the application closing date; (not applicable for Certified Police Officer Applicants)
  • No Felony, Class A or Class B Misdemeanor convictions
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For lateral police officer applicants only, must have current certification in any state of the United States and must complete and maintain all certificates required by law.

Supervision Received
Work is performed under the immediate supervision of a sergeant, lieutenant or other superior officer who reviews work frequently for completeness and conformance to orders and regulations.

 

Please direct questions regarding this position to humanresources@danbury-ct.gov


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