The person selected for this position should have the following experience and/or training.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by the date of appointment; and an U. S. Citizen.
Applicants must be graduates of an accredited high school or possess a GED equivalent, preferably supplemented by additional college level courses related to criminal justice;
Applicants must possess or have the ability to obtain (within eighteen months of employment) a Basic APSC certificate upon completion of the Police Academy and required period of service; preference will be given to applicants who have previously obtained a Basic APSC certificate;
Applicants must not have a history of mental or emotional disorders; and must be drug free;
Applicants must meet the minimum physical fitness requirements established as necessary for the performance of the duties of this position as determined by a medical professional during an employer sponsored physical examination; and must maintain an adequate level of physical fitness required to perform the essential job requirements.
Applicants must successfully pass a hearing examination; possess normal color discrimination, binocular coordination, peripheral vision and corrected visual acuity of 20/30 or better in each eye;
Applicants must possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid first aid and CPR card as issued by an agency authorized by the State of Alaska;
Applicants must possess and maintain a valid State of Alaska driver's license and a safe driving record prior to and throughout the duration of employment.
Applicants will be required to take written examinations developed to measure individual levels of competency in the field of law enforcement, required to complete polygraph and psychological examinations. An extensive background investigation will be conducted on all applicants applying for this position.
Applicants must meet required entrance standards set by the Alaska Police Standards Council or a certified Police Academy.
HOW TO APPLY:
Individuals interested in applying for this position should submit a City of Fairbanks application to the Personnel Office, 800 Cushman Street, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701. The contact number is (907) 459-6780.
THE CITY OF FAIRBANKS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.