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Police Officer Deputy Sheriff

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The Personnel Board of Jefferson County

Birmingham, AL

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Purpose of Recruitment To create a hiring register to fill position vacancies within the Merit System of Jefferson County. Due to potential system changes, the hiring register (Eligibility List) resulting from this job posting may be expired\/closed earlier than outlined in Personnel Board Rule 10.1. Applicants can obtain information on the status of the hiring register by clicking \u201cLog In\u201d and then selecting \u201cYour Applications.\u201d Necessary Qualifications All requirements will be verified via a thorough background check before being extended an offer. You must meet at least one of the options below: OPTION 1 Must have been previously APOSTC certified and who are required to complete the Refresher training for reinstatement of their Certification; OPTION 2 Must possess an earned Associate\u2019s degree or higher degree from a College or University accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), or its regional equivalent OPTION 3 Possession of a High School Diploma or GED AND have taken and passed the ACT WorkKeys Assessment for Law Enforcement Officers administered by one of the Alabama Community Colleges In addition to the minimum qualifications listed above, you must meet ALL the qualifications below: \u2022 Must have NO felony convictions \u2022 Must have no convictions in any court of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding 1 year \u2022 Must NOT be subject to a court order that restrains the person from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner or child of such intimate partner \u2022 Must NOT be prohibited by state or federal law from owning, possessing, or carrying a firearm \u2022 Must NOT be required to register as a convicted sex offender \u2022 Must have an honorable discharge if served in the US Armed Forces \u2022 Must be a citizen of the United States \u2022 Must be at least 19 years of age \u2022 Must be in good health and physically fit for the performance of the duties of a law enforcement officer \u2022 Must have a valid driver\u2019s license Examples of Duties \u2022 Performs general law enforcement work in protecting life and property. \u2022 Enforces criminal laws, traffic laws and local ordinances. \u2022 Ensures care and security of jail inmates. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities \u2022 Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws. \u2022 Knowledge of investigative procedures and techniques and police methods, practices and procedures. \u2022 Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. \u2022 Ability to interpret and apply established rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. \u2022 Ability to learn the geography of the municipality and surrounding areas. \u2022 Ability to respond to an emergency situation. \u2022 Ability to receive and follow instructions from higher ranking officers. \u2022 Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with supervisors, other law enforcement personnel and the general public. \u2022 Ability to restrain individuals. \u2022 Skill in the use of hand-eye coordination and manipulative skills in the use of fingers and limbs. \u2022 Skill in the use of firearms. Examination Process The Personnel Board does not administer an exam for this position. Examination Results Special Accommodations Persons requiring special conditions to accommodate a disability when completing the application should contact the Personnel Board at 205-279-3500 before the announcement closing date. Qualified applicants who believe they will need reasonable accommodation in the examination process should complete and submit an Accommodation Request Form. You may obtain an Accommodation Request Form by contacting our ADA Ombudsperson at, or by accessing the \u201cRequest for Accommodation\u201d form through the following website: Fringe Benefits Employee benefits differ among the municipalities, agencies, and jurisdictions that are part of the Merit System of Jefferson County and administer their own fringe benefits programs. You may ask about employee benefits at the time of interview. Following are representative benefits only: Group medical insurance Paid holidays Paid vacation \u2013 regular employees accrue vacation leave at the following rates: 0-12 years of service, 1 day per month 12-25 years of service, 1.5 days per month 25 years of service, 2 days per month Paid sick leave \u2013 regular employees accumulate one day of sick leave for each full calendar month of employment Injury with pay leave Pension plan \u2022 Deferred compensation \u2013 this voluntary plan permits employees to defer up to 25% of gross income, up to a maximum of $18,000 of earnings on a pre-tax basis Credit union \u2013 provides a variety of savings and investment accounts to its members Medical Examinations A medical examination (which may include drug testing) may be required prior to appointment to a regular position. Appointment Vacancies that occur in Merit System municipalities, agencies, and jurisdictions are filled from eligible registers in accordance with the Enabling Act of the State of Alabama. When vacancies occur, lists of eligible candidates from the appropriate registers are sent to the requesting hiring authorities. The responsibility for all hiring decisions resides with the municipalities, agencies, or jurisdictions in which the vacancies exist. Character Investigation Successful applicants may be subject to verification of credentials and qualifications and to background investigations, including, but not limited to, criminal histories. Probationary Period New employees must satisfactorily complete a one (1) year probationary period before permanent status is attained. Salaries All salaries stated are based on present information and are subject to change. Actual salaries offered must be within the established range, and are commensurate with experience, available budget, and jurisdictional\/Board policy considerations. Equal Opportunity The Personnel Board of Jefferson County (Personnel Board) provides a public personnel system based on merit principles. The Personnel Board strives for the constant improvement of the public service by employing and developing the best qualified persons available. The Personnel Board provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, political beliefs, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Employment decisions are made by the Merit System municipality or governmental agency in which the position exists. Each Merit System municipality, agency, or jurisdiction administers its own equal employment opportunity programs in compliance with applicable state and\/or federal laws and regulations.

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The Personnel Board of Jefferson County (PBJC) was established in 1935 by state statute as the human resources agency responsible for administering the civil service system in Jefferson County. PBJC is responsible for recruiting and assessing candidates for employment, creating hiring registers and for referring qualified candidates to hiring departments throughout the County. PBJC also performs other traditional HR activities such as classification and compensation, employee relations, and records management.

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