Recruitment

Make Protecting the City of Mansfield your Career
*Working Together*
*Building a Safer Community*

Thank you for your interest in the Mansfield Division of Police, one of the best trained, most progressive law enforcement organizations in the country.

The most important duty of a Mansfield Police Officer is to protect life and property. This responsibility is achieved by the enforcement of statutes and ordinances and by providing a variety of services to the people in the community.

Police Officer

Examples of Work:

--Conduct patrol activity in assigned beats for the purpose of preventing or controlling criminal activity.
--Enforce statutes and ordinances.
--Respond to requests for police services in a professional and courteous manner.
--Conduct a variety of investigative responsibilities pursuant to criminal incidents and eventually testifying in a court setting.
--Initiate and complete covert investigative activities regarding drug enforcement, prostitution, and other illegal activities in the community.
--Deliver services in assigned neighborhood patrol districts that are designed to prevent and control serious or frequent neighborhood problems.
--Work with neighborhood associations, schools, and other "service providers" in the community with the intent of assisting residents to live and work more safely.
--Police Officers perform their duties pursuant to the Departments General Orders and CALEA guidelines, with a variety of training programs that are presented periodically to all employees.

Qualifications:

Be a U.S. Citizen between the ages of 21 and 40 on the date of the exam
Possess a high school diploma, GED or equivalent
Possess a valid driver's license
Pass a series of assessments including:

    *Written Civil Service exam

    *Oral Interview

    *Physical agility test

    *Medical and Psychological exam

    *Polygraph exam/CVSA

    *Drug test

    *Background Check



    Hiring Process:

    Civil Service Test
    Physical Agility Test
    Background Investigation
    Computer Voice Stress Analyzer (CVSA)
    Psychological Exam
    Physical Exam
    Offer of Employment

    Current Starting Salary for the rank of Officer 2014: $39,545
    Current Top Salary for for the rank of Officer 2014: $54,201
    ***Excellent Fringe Benefits that include but not limited to; top tier health insurance, uniform allowance, tuition reimbursement, longevity pay, sick leave bonus etc.***

    We offer opportunities to advance in rank, along with special assignments that include but not limited to; SWAT, Detective Bureau, K9, Accident Re-constructionist, Hostage Negotioation Team, METRICH, and many more.


    Public Safety Communication Division: Telecommunicator


    Examples of Work:

    Monitors and responds to all radio traffic and telephone calls exercising independent and prioritized Judgement to ensure employee and citizen safety;
    Maintains availability status of emergency equipment and personnel;
    Monitors and transmits radio frequencies of common public safety interest;
    Transmits information to emergency vehicles (weather, hazardous street conditions, traffic problems, etc.);
    Enters and maintains computer data;
    Maintains logs, reports and schedules;
    Miscellaneous clerical duties;
    Performs related duties.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Knowledge of (1) local and surrounding area geographics, (2) federal and state communication rules and regulations, (3) departmental methods and procedures, (4) communication equipment; Skill in (5) data entry, (6) typing; Ability to (7) function professionally and capably in a stressful environment, (8) remain calm in emergency situations.

    Acceptable Experience and Training:

    Any combination of training and work experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    ***Excellent Benefits package and opportunities for advancement.

    Please check the City of Mansfield's Human Resources link for current and future postings of sworn and civilian positions.
    Employment Opportunities with the Mansfield Police Department and the City of Mansfield
    For more information please call (419) 755-9724