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Police Officer 2017

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THE CITY OF PORT HURON IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

 

POLICE OFFICER

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  To perform responsible law enforcement which includes but not limited to the enforcement of laws and ordinances, prevention, detection and investigations of crime and delinquency.  The apprehension of violators, the recovery of property, preservation of order and related police functions.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Work is performed under the direct supervision of a Field Services Lieutenant or Sergeant or other superior officers.

 

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OR WORK:  The employee in this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following: (These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform).

 

Ø  Climb over obstacles; climb through openings; jump down from elevated surfaces; jump over obstacles, ditches and streams; and crawl in confined areas to pursue, search, investigate and/or rescue.

Ø  Conduct searches of buildings and large outdoor areas which may involve walking and/or standing for long periods of time.

Ø  Enter and exit vehicles quickly to perform rescue operations, pursue a suspect or answer an emergency call.

Ø  Operate an emergency vehicle; during the day and night; in emergency and pursuit situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits, while exercising due care and caution; and, in congested traffic, unsafe road conditions, and environmental conditions such as fog, smoke, rain, ice and snow.

Ø  Load, aim, and fire handguns, shotguns, and other agency-specific firearms from a variety of body positions in situations that justify the use of deadly force while maintaining emotional control under extreme stress.

Ø  Identify wanted persons and vehicles; and, locate stolen property and identify potential evidence, which requires the ability to distinguish color and perceive shapes.

Ø  Perform law enforcement patrol functions while working rotating shifts and unanticipated overtime.

Ø  Perform tasks which require lifting, carrying, or dragging people or heavy objects while performing arrest, rescue, or general patrol functions.

Ø  Perform searches of persons which involve touching and feeling to detect potential weapons and contraband.

Ø  Pursue fleeing suspects on foot both day and night in unfamiliar terrain.

Ø  Read and comprehend rules, regulations, policies, procedures and the law for purposes of ensuring appropriate officer behavior/response and performing enforcement activities involving the public.

Ø  Subdue resisting subjects using hands and feet while employing defensive tactics maneuvers or approved non-lethal weapons.

Ø  Use body force to gain entrance through barriers to search, seize, investigate and/or rescue.

Ø  Conduct initial and follow-up investigations on complaints and crimes.

Ø  Performance of general or specialized patrol duties.

Ø  Responsible for criminal and non-criminal calls for service.

Ø  Perform traffic enforcement duties.

Ø  Provide protection for private and public property.

Ø  Take charge of emergency situations in the absence of a superior officer.

Ø  Effect an arrest, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints.

Ø  Manage interpersonal conflicts to maintain order.

Ø  Process crime scenes.

Ø  Exercise independent judgment within legal guidelines, to determine when there is reasonable suspicion to detain, when probable cause exists to search and arrest and when force may be used and to what degree.

Ø  Gather information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects and confidential informants.

Ø  Ability to accurately and completely prepare written reports and forms.

Ø  Prepare investigative and other reports, including sketches, using appropriate grammar, symbols and mathematical computations.

Ø  Communicate effectively over law enforcement radio channels while initiating and responding to radio communications, often under adverse conditions such as siren usage and high speed vehicle operations.

Ø  Communicate verbally and effectively by listening to people and by giving information, directions, and commands.

Ø  Perform other essential tasks as identified by the employing agency and/or the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards= job-task analysis.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:

 

Ø  Some knowledge of applicable federal, state, local laws, codes and ordinances.

Ø  Basic knowledge of modern law enforcement practices, principles and techniques.

Ø  Basic understanding of the relationship and interaction between the law, department rules, regulations, policies and procedures within the framework of collective bargaining agreements and applicable labor law standards.

Ø  Political sensitivity to the department=s role in government and society as a whole.

Ø  Basic knowledge of police skills to properly manage the affairs and responsibilities of the classification.

Ø  The ability to display and exercise a positive and cooperative demeanor towards citizens, fellow employees and other representatives of the criminal justice system, as well as to the policies of the department and the City of Port Huron.

Ø  Adaptability to change and progress.

Ø  Loyal and faithful to the mission and ethical ideals of the department.

Ø  Ability to research problems and to verbally present or write clear, concise, understandable, grammatically correct reports.

Ø  Basic ability to handle crisis situations as they arise.

Ø  Ability to make quick, effective and rational decisions based on aptitude to quickly assimilate information and analyze situations.

 

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Ø  High school graduation or GED equivalent and an Associate=s Degree is preferred.

Ø  Completion of state accredited or in-house training academy or pre-service employment qualification from M.C.O.L.E.S. is required.

Ø  Considerable training in self defense, crowd control, radar usage, precision driving, legal updates, first aid and other law enforcement training is preferred.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

·         Must be 18 years of age.

·         A United States citizen.

·         No felony convictions.

·         Must be able to obtain a valid Michigan operator’s license with an excellent driving record.

·         Must be MCOLES certified or certifiable.

·         Must be able to successfully complete an extensive oral interview(s), as well as, a pre-employment physical, drug screen, hearing test and psychological evaluation.

 

Application Deadline:         Open until filled

 

Salary Range:      $38,439 - $59,137 annually; Candidates with prior policing experience may qualify to start at a salary higher than entry level.

 

Benefit Package, including: 

·         Paid vacation leave, sick leave, personal days and holidays

·         Healthcare, dental, life and optical insurance

·         Disability income plan

·         Pension program

·         Deferred compensation plan (457)

·         Healthcare savings plan

 

Application Requirements:

·         Application

·         Resume

·         Cover letter

·         Copy of MCOLES certification of eligibility

 

To Apply: 

·         Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded

from www.porthuron.org. 

·         Original job applications will be accepted in-person or by mail at:

 

City of Port Huron

Human Resources

100 McMorran Blvd.

Port Huron, MI  48060

 

** EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER **

 


Lifeguard 2017

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THE CITY OF PORT HURON IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

 

LIFEGUARD (RECREATION DEPARTMENT)

 

·         Thorough knowledge and application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.

·         Maintain constant surveillance of patrons in the facility.

·         Decision making skills.

·         Recognize and respond calmly, quickly and effectively during emergencies to ensure the safety of all patrons.

·         Provide emergency care and treatment necessary pending the arrival of emergency medical personnel.

·         An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies and procedures (training provided).

·         Leadership and public relations skills.

·         Enforces aquatic facility policies, rules and regulations in a firm and impartial manner.

·         Presents a professional appearance and attitude at all times.

·         Maintains a high standard of customer service.

·         Respond to inquiries from the public in a professional manner.

·         Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

·         Inspect the facility and report any unsafe conditions or equipment to the designated supervisor.

·         Complete required records and reports.

·         Participate in regular in-service training sessions.

·         Maintain fitness level (swimming skills, strength and endurance).

·         Additional duties as assigned.

·         Minimum qualifications include:

o   American Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid written exam and certifications.

o   American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer skills test and certification.

o   Successful completion of pre-employment lifeguard knowledge and skills testing.

§  500-yard timed swim in 12 minutes or less

§  Treading water holding a 10 lb. diving brick with both hands for 1 minute.

§  Surface dive and recover of an object at a 12 ft. depth.

 

Working Hours: 

·         Hours vary.

·         Six month maximum assignment.

 

Physical Demands: 

·         Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions with prolonged periods of sitting, standing and walking.

 

Salary Range: 

·         $ 7.57 - $ 10.55 / hour (depending on age and qualifications)

 

Benefit Package: 

·         Does not include a benefit package.

 

Application Deadline: 

·         Wednesday, May 31, 2017

 

To Apply:

·         Must be 15 years of age or older.

·         Must attach a copy of required certifications upon application. 

·         If you are applying for a Lifeguard Supervisor position, please indicate that on your application.

·         Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from    

www.porthuron.org.

·         If mailed, it must be postmarked by the deadline date listed above.

·         Original job applications will be accepted in-person or by mail at:

City of Port Huron

Human Resources

100 McMorran Blvd.

Port Huron, MI  48060

 

** EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER **


Police Cadet

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The City of Port Huron is currently accepting applications for the following part-time employment opportunity:

 

POLICE CADET

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  Accept and prepare preliminary reports of criminal complaints and accidents of a minor nature.  Perform specific patrol duties within assigned areas as a visible deterrent.  Enforce City ordinances authorized by the Department.  Perform related work as required or directed to.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Work is performed under the direct supervision of a Lieutenant, Sergeant or other superior officer.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  None.

 

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK:  Employees in this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following: (These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.)

 

Ø  Accept and prepare preliminary reports of criminal complaints and accidents of a minor nature.

Ø  Perform specific, limited patrol duties.

Ø  Effectively communicate with people by listening, giving information, directions, etc.

Ø  Obtain statements from victims, witnesses, and suspects.

Ø  Serve subpoenas.

Ø  Maintain log and accurately record all equipment being issued and returned.

Ø  Monitor security cameras.

Ø  Keep work area stocked with necessary supplies and equipment.

Ø  Verify bond money.

Ø  Log-in persons arrested.

Ø  Bond-out persons arrested.

Ø  Prepare supplemental reports.

Ø  Assist the on-duty command officers or other superior officers when requested.

Ø  Confiscate/preserve evidence and found property.

Ø  Perform Parking enforcement, as well as, beach, park and canal patrols; take enforcement action when deemed required.

Ø  Perform related duties as required.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:

 

Ø  Attending college, enrolled in law enforcement or related field.

Ø  Maintain a 2.0 or better GPA.

Ø  Good moral character with no major contacts with any law enforcement agency.

Ø  Ability to communicate and interact with fellow employees, other agencies and various types of people.

Ø  Ability to accurately prepare written reports and forms.

Ø  Legible handwriting and spelling skills.

Ø  Ability to maintain a satisfactory work record.

 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must possess a current, valid State of Michigan Driver License with a good driving record.
  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D.

Wage:

Starting wage:             $8.90/hour

First year:                    $9.40/hour

Second year:              $10.40/hour

 

To apply:  Applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from www.porthuron.org.

 

Original job applications will be accepted in person or by mail at:  City of Port Huron, Human Resources, 100 McMorran Blvd., Port Huron, MI  48060.  If mailed, must be postmarked by the deadline date listed below.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until filled.

 

** EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER **


Seasonal Laborer 2017

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THE CITY OF PORT HURON IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

 

SEASONAL LABORER (VARIOUS DIVISIONS)

 

·         General labor duties as assigned.

 

Working Hours: 

·         Monday – Friday; 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (40 hours/week)

·         Six month maximum assignment.

 

Physical Demands: 

·         Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions with prolonged periods of standing and walking.

 

Salary Range: 

·         $ 9.40 / hour

 

Benefit Package: 

·         Does not include a benefit package.

 

Application Deadline: 

·         Friday, June 2, 2017

 

To Apply: 

·         Must be 18 years of age or older.

·         Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from    

www.porthuron.org.

·         If mailed, it must be postmarked by the deadline date listed above.

·         Original job applications will be accepted in-person or by mail at:

City of Port Huron

Human Resources

100 McMorran Blvd.

Port Huron, MI  48060

 

** EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER **


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