"SUMMARY: Responsible for technical work of moderate difficulty in law enforcement or investigative duties; performs other work as required or assigned. This is a Working/Journey position, which works under general supervision. Positions at this level are assigned a broad range of duties in the occupation. The employee uses judgment in selecting appropriate guidelines and in applying general policies and procedures. Significant deviations from established work processes require prior approval. The work produced and decisions made affect non-routine operations of the work unit. The employee applies knowledge to diversified subject matter, requiring some judgment in applying established procedures and guidelines.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: The duties listed below are examples of the work typically performed by employees in this class. An employee may not be assigned all duties listed and may be assigned duties which are not listed below. Marginal duties (shown in italics) are those that are least likely to be essential functions for any single position in this class.
- Administers first aid.
- Appears in court and/or hearings as a witness.
- Arrests violators of laws.
- Assists with crowd control.
- Interviews and interrogates witnesses.
- Maintains chain of evidence pertinent to criminal investigations.
- Patrols assigned area for the prevention of crime, enforcement of laws and protection of life and property.
- Assists in surveillance work.
- Assists in the execution of various writs, subpoenas, and court orders.
- Prepares reports.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below are required to allow the employee to perform the duties listed above at the Working/Journey level.
- Learn and apply law enforcement principles, rules, and techniques.
- Properly maintain and use issued equipment.
- Act quickly and calmly with proper judgment in emergency situations.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public.
- Follow written and verbal instructions.
- Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.