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Newark police department hiring full-time officer

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The Newark Police Department is currently seeking an experienced and motivated candidate to join their team as a Full-Time Police Officer. The announcement was made on February 23rd, 2023, and the application process will close on March 17th, 2023.

The department prides itself on the quality of service it provides to the community, and they are looking for an exceptional candidate to transfer in from another department to help maintain their high standards. The department emphasizes community policing and is seeking a candidate who is eager to work closely with the community and improve relations. The Village of Newark is a desirable location for families and careers, and the department is a highly respected one to join.


The duties of the role will include a wide range of responsibilities to promote public safety and security, including enforcing federal, state, and local laws, conducting investigations, report preparation, and patrol duties. The position may require specialized training to oversee specific police program areas.

To qualify for the role, the candidate must have a thorough understanding of police practices and procedures, investigative methods, and techniques, and firearm use and safety precautions. The candidate must also have a New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services Police Officer law enforcement training and certification.

The Village of Newark offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including a starting salary at step 2 on the pay scale, with the possibility of reaching top officer pay after one year of service. Officers will also receive a shift differential, retirement, health insurance, flexible spending, life insurance, deferred compensation, and employee assistance.


Interested candidates can find the Wayne County Human Resources Employment & Exam Application on the web.co.wayne.ny.us website. A resume and New York State Basic Police Officer certification must also be submitted to Mayor Jonathan Taylor at 100 East Miller Street, Newark NY 14513 by the March 17, 2023 deadline.

The Village of Newark is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a policy of non-discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or physical disability. The department provides access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities.

The full-listing is available below.


Full Time Police Officer- Lateral Village of Newark  Police Department

OPENS: February 23, 2023

CLOSES: March 17, 2023

SUMMARY

The Newark Police Department prides itself on the service it provides to the community we serve.  We are an agency that strives to make connections with our community in the spirit of community policing and seek an exemplary candidate for a lateral transfer that can embrace and enhance that spirt. The Village invites you to apply and join a highly respected police department and serve the citizens of our beautiful Village.  Newark is an ideal destination for family and career.  Newark Police Officers perform a wide variety of duties to promote public safety and security, prevent crime and enforce the law.  A certified Police Officer performs law enforcement and crime prevention work including discovery, investigation, report preparation and patrol to enforce federal, state and local laws. This position may oversee police program areas that may require additional specialized training.

REQUIREMENTS

Thorough knowledge of police practices and procedures, investigative methods and techniques, federal, state and local laws, report writing, firearm use and safety precautions, equivalent to high school graduation, and completion of New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services Police Officer law enforcement training and state certification.

BENEFITS

The Village of Newark offers a very competitive pay and benefit package.  A lateral officer starts at step 2 on the pay scale and will reach top officer pay after 1 year of service.  Additionally, officers receive significant shift differential, retirement, health insurance, flexible spending, life insurance, deferred compensation, and employee assistance.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

A Wayne County Human Resources Employment & Exam Application is available at web.co.wayne.ny.us, a resume, and New York State Basic Police Officer certification must be completed and submitted to: Mayor Jonathan Taylor, 100 East Miller Street, Newark NY 14513 by the closing date.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Village of Newark is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or physical disability. The Village of Newark provides access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities.