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Law Enforcement Officer Trainee - LMS-01 2 at Virgin Islands Port Authority

Law Enforcement Officer Trainee - LMS-01 2

Virgin Islands Port Authority Christiansted, St. Croix Full-Time
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Job Posting will expire on: 12/31/2022

Rate of pay: 35,000.00

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (These examples are not identified to include all possible assignments to an employee of this class).

Work involves responsibility for the performance of a variety of assigned task in the maintenance of order and the protection of life and property on Port Authority Property and facilities. Employees in this classification are required to monitor and enforce maintenance of laws, rules and/or regulations in accordance with established territorial and applicable Federal Statues. The nature of work requires that employees in this classification exercise judgment in enforcement of law. Demonstrate a courteous, firm and impartial demeanor when dealing with the public

1. Incident Evaluation
Responds to call for assistance or service on Port Authority property and facilities, obtaining appropriate information; determine whether incident is a civil Performs investigate procedure and necessary assistance; search places and things, protects life and property; preserves evidence and personal property.

2. Investigate Procedure
Gathers information through interview, interrogation, and personal observation techniques, collects and preserves evidence.

3. Arrest/Detain/Search
Within mandates of applicable law arrests and/or detains suspects restrain and/or subdues persons when necessary. Affects physical arrest or searching of people; appropriate use of force in compliance of governing statue and agency policy.

4. Officer Safety
Applies appropriate safety precautions and procedures in performance of duties. Applies such requirement in potentially dangerous and/or hazardous situations. Maintains awareness of own location and location of other officers.

5. Public Interaction
Provides assistance and information; explains procedures, policy, laws, reviews complaints. Advises violators, mediates disputes, comfort victims and control crowds.

6. Reporting
Provides oral and written reports to supervisors, and appropriate agencies. Issues
citations and summons, takes statements from victims and/or witnesses, completes general paper work generated by assignment.

7. Legal Knowledge
Demonstrates working knowledge of codes, laws, regulation and legal procedure (i.e. accurately detects crimes and violations and applies appropriate codes, laws or regulations). Complies with statutory requirements when making arrest, conducting searches and obtaining evidence. Writes reports that include all necessary legal elements.

8. Knowledge of Agency Policy & Procedures
Demonstrates working knowledge of agency policy, regulation and procedure (i.e.: ability to verbalize and apply them appropriately).

9. Patrol
Through implementation of working knowledge of procedures and techniques gained through training, education and experience; performs patrol of agency property and facilities, monitors security check points and passenger screening procedures, responds to calls or assistance or service on Port Authority Property and Facilities.




Job Requirements:

• Applicant must be U.S. or Naturalized Citizen
• Not less than 21 years or more than 35 years of age
• Must pass entry level written exam and physical agility test
• Have High School Diploma or GED equivalency and transcript
• Be in excellent physical and mental condition
• Certification from certified physician as to physical fitness, inclusive of 20/20 vision or correctable lenses
• Have no criminal record
• Must be drug free
• Successful completion of entry level training program
• Must pass psychological assessment
• Have a valid Virgin Islands Drivers License
• Must be able to work rotating shifts, Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays

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Christiansted, St. Croix

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