Interacts with students, school faculty, community and parents to promote positive school and police interactions. Liaison and resource between law enforcement and the school system.
Regular attendance is required to perform the duties of this position. Maintains proficiency with all authorized and issued weapons. Coordinate and post all extra-duty for school sponsored events. Work with ‘at-risk’ children referrals. Review daily crime reports and communicate with school officials pertinent information. Make community presentations on topics concerning juveniles and other related topics, as requested. Interact closely with Community Education Sergeant to coordinate presentations at the Junior High and High School level. Provide end of the month report detailing problems, areas of concerns, needs and successes. Conduct meetings as needed for information exchange and dealing with special problems
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
High School graduate or GED equivalent. Completion of the state basic training academy and hold a New Mexico State Law Enforcement certification or have the ability to hold a New Mexico State Law Enforcement certificate by completing the certification by waiver academy. One year as a commissioned police officer.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
(A) Thorough knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques and equipment;
(B) Thorough knowledge of applicable laws, ordinance, and department rules and regulations; Extensive knowledge of the city’s geography.
(C) Ability to train and supervise subordinate personnel; ability to perform work requiring good physical condition;
(D) Ability to effectively community orally and in writing; ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors, and the public; Ability to analyze complex situations, problems and use sound judgment in evaluating and making decisions; Ability to follow and give verbal and written instructions.
(E) Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment
(F) Ability to meet special requirements listed below
LICENSING AND CERTIFICATIONS
- Valid State issued Driver’s License
- CPR/First Aid certification
- Residency requirement: residing within the five (5) mile planning radius of the city.