Police Officer

Town of Bramwell   Bramwell, WV   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on February 7, 2024

The Town of Bramwell, WV is taking applications for part-time / full-time positions.

WV Certified Police Officer meeting requirements under WV Code.

Currently not accepting uncertified / pre-certified.

Individuals able to obtain recertification will be considered. Contact WV Law Enforcement Professional Standards (LEPS) for details on recertification process.

Any out of state interested applicants should contact the WV office for  Law Enforcement Professional Standards (LEPS) for details on transferring certification to WV.

Wages to be negotiated during hiring process.

Benefits: Vacation and Sick pay.  All other benefits are negotiable.

Contact for other information, details or application:

Town Hall office hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10:00-1:00.

Phone: 681-284-2061

E-mail: townhall@bramwellwv.org

Essential Functions

  • Protects citizens by preventing crime, enforcing laws, apprehending suspects, and monitoring traffic.
  • Prevents crime by explaining and enforcing applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; teaching preventive, protective, and defensive tactics; mediating disputes; patrolling assigned area; responding to notices of disturbances; conducting searches; observing suspicious activities; and detaining suspects.
  • Apprehends suspects by responding to complaints and calls for help, observing violations, and making arrests.
  • Conducts criminal investigations by gathering evidence, interviewing victims and witnesses, and interrogating suspects.
  • Documents observations and actions by radioing information and completing reports.
  • Reports observations and actions by testifying in court.
  • Fulfills court orders by serving warrants and commitments.
  • Maintains safe traffic conditions by monitoring and directing traffic, enforcing laws and ordinances, investigating accidents, providing escort, and reporting unsafe streets and facilities.
  • Minimizes personal injury by rescuing and reviving victims and radioing for medical assistance.
  • Maintains operations by following department policies and procedures and recommending changes.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by practicing responsible use, completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, notifying supervisor of needed repairs, and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by studying applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; practicing skills; and participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Competencies

  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Stress Management/Composure.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Teamwork Orientation.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the officer regularly works in outside weather conditions, including temperature extremes, during day and night shifts. Work is often performed in emergency and stressful situations.  Officer may be exposed to hazards such as being attacked, wounded or even killed by criminals.

Police work can be physically demanding, stressful, and dangerous. Officers must be alert and ready to react throughout their entire shift. Officers regularly work at crime and accident scenes and encounter situations of violence.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This position has regular weekend work and occasionally requires long hours. The current schedule is 8 hour shifts for 5 days in one work week for 40 hours per week.

Additional Qualifications and Expectations

  • Decision-making
  • Legal compliance
  • Handles pressure
  • Deals with uncertainty
  • Lifting
  • Physical fitness
  • Judgment
  • Objectivity
  • Dependability
  • Emotional control
  • Integrity

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Town of Bramwell

100 Simmons Ave
Bramwell , WV
Www.Bramwellwestva.com