Job Descriptions & Pay
CAPITOL PD POLICE ASSISTANT
|Class Title:||CAPITOL PD POLICE ASSISTANT|
|Salary Schedule:||Approved Arizona Law Enforcement Merit System Council Salary Schedule|
|Summary Statement:||Under general direction of a Capitol Police Sergeant OR Capitol PD Police Assistant Supervisor, the Capitol PD Police Assistant will be responsible for controlling traffic and enforcing parking regulations including the issuance of parking citations; will assume any duties necessary to protect lives and property; interpret written and verbal instructions, policies and regulations; may act as a lead police assistant and as a field training officer regarding the training of new employees; make periodic patrols of buildings and premises including the reporting of conditions constituting fire or other safety/security hazards; assist in the fire protection at assigned institutions and participate in fire drills.
The Capitol PD Police Assistant will also guard against trespassing or damage to property; communicate with a demanding and diverse public in answering questions and providing information and directs parking of automobiles. The Capitol PD Police Assistant patrols within the complex for prevention of crime, discovery and detection of criminal or suspicious activities and persons. Prepares detailed logs to be used by police officers and investigators. May testify in court regarding actions taken. The Capitol PD Police Assistant will have authority to assume control of the assigned post or area to include challenging anyone whom they suspect may be unauthorized to be in the area of assignment. Performs related duties as assigned. This is a competitive classification.
|Essential Functions:||1. Controls traffic, enforces parking regulations and issues parking citations.
2. Patrols buildings and premises including the inspections and reporting of conditions constituting fire or other safety/security hazards.
3. Guards against trespassing or damage to property.
4. Maintains order around visitors.
5. Detects trespassers and other violators.
6. Interprets written and verbal instructions, policies, and regulations.
7. Assists in the fire protection at assigned institutions and participates in fire drills.
8. Communicates with a demanding and diverse public in answering questions and providing information and directs parking of automobiles.
9. May be required to drive patrol cars.
10. Prepares detailed logs and may be required to prepare written reports of incidents.
11. May testify in court regarding actions taken.
12. May receive cross-training in the communications center to provide back-up during critical events.
|Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:||Knowledge of:
1. record keeping.
2. the use of two way radios.
3. security procedures and fire inspections methods.
4. state statutes, policies and procedures.
5. state government facility layouts and locations.
6. parking rules.
7. parliamentary procedures.
1. dealing with the public.
2. responding to emergencies.
3. search and rescue.
4. comprehensive report documentation.
5. operating police vehicles.
6. first aid methods.
7. dealing with confrontational situations.
8. written and verbal communications.
1. exercise independent judgment.
2. recognize emergency and hazardous situations.
|Minimum Qualifications:||WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Varying shifts and locations. May be physically demanding and occasionally hazardous. Requires lifting, repetitive hand and eye movement, and the use of a variety of office and police-related equipment. Will be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
Must be at least 18 years of age; have a high school diploma or GED; must be a citizen of the United States; and have a minimum of 1 year of customer service experience involving public contact.
Must successfully complete the examination process.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
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Current as of: 3/9/2014 10:17:49 PM