NATURE OF WORK
Under general supervision, performs technical work of moderate difficulty in law enforcement and investigative duties; this position has department specific responsibility.
Example of Work
(Illustrative Only) Work is performed outdoors and in a general office environment; work a variety of scheduled shifts, irregular hours and/or on-call status; physical agility to pursue offenders on foot, stop and subdue resisting offenders using necessary force where appropriate, including deadly force; maneuver through and over paved, gravel, rough, uneven, slippery, or turf areas; climb elevations; exposure to dirt, dust, pollen, inclement weather, temperature extremes, traffic hazards, body fluids, communicable diseases; hazardous chemicals, firearms, various evidence, and unpleasant odors; exposure to remote, isolated areas, and potentially hazardous, disabling, and life-threatening situations; bend, reach, kneel, and crouch to gather evidence, conduct search activities, and other law enforcement duties; stand and sit for long periods of time; wear required uniform articles and safety equipment for extended periods of time; lift and pull up to 165 pounds in emergency situations; use and maintain proficiency with a variety of law enforcement tools including handguns, baton, and other weapons; visual and muscular dexterity to operate: a motor vehicle, computer equipment, and two-way radio while maintaining constant vigilance to the surrounding area; utilize two-way radio to hear and respond to: radio communications, voice instructions, and/or commands under a variety of working situations and background noise levels.
Experience and Education
High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Certification within one (1) year of appointment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: This classification requires the applicant to successfully complete a background check, physical, psychological and polygraph examination, and drug test prior to appointment; must be 21 years of age and a United States citizen; must possess and maintain a valid driver's license; must be willing to submit to random drug testing; and must have the ability to work all three shifts (days, afternoons, and graveyards), holidays, and weekends.
**NOTE TO APPLICANTS**
If selected for testing, applicants will be notified by telephone and/or by mail of testing date, time and location. Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior. Testing will begin promptly at the time indicated. ANY APPLICANT WHO IS LATE WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TESTING PROCESS
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: Yuma County policies and procedures; County, state and Federal laws, regulations and ordinances; Sheriff's Department policies and procedures; law enforcement principles, methods, practices, equipment and procedures; geography, roads, and streets of Yuma county; law enforcement investigation principles; bloodborne pathogens and hazardous materials, conditions and devices.
Skills in: Learning and applying law enforcement principles, rules, techniques and the proper use of issued equipment; managing situations firmly, courteously, tactfully and impartially; applying good judgment and making effective decisions under pressure; use of firearms, motor vehicles and other law enforcement equipment; preparing clear, comprehensive, and accurate reports; interviewing and dealing with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds; administering first aid and CPR; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public; operating computerized technology and job-related software applications; following written and verbal instructions; communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
EOE/AA/ADA/M/F/V/D DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
Medical Coverage Category
The YCEBT is a self-funded medical plan administered by BlueCross BlueShield of Arizona (BCBSAZ). The employee is able to select from two (3) medical plan options with four (6) tiers that will best suit the employee's needs, dependents or families.
Plan Option 1: Preferred Provider Option A (PPO) or PPO A 600 deductible with $20.00 Wellness Incentive. Employees who participate in the "Wellness Incentive" will receive a $20 monthly premium reduction.
Plan Option 2: Preferred Provider Option B (PPO) or PPO B 1000 deductible with $20.00 Wellness Incentive. Employees who participate in the "Wellness Incentive" will receive a $20 monthly premium reduction.
Plan Option 3: High Deductible High Plan - Health Savings Account (HDHP-HSA) or HDHP-HSA with Wellness Incentive.
HDHP-HSA Wellness Incentive for Employee Only option receives a $240.00 annual contribution to a Limited Purpose FSA card.
Southwest Service Administrator (SSA) Mexico PPO Health Plan: SSA is available to employees who are enrolled in YCEBT Medical PPO Plan. The SSA Plan pays 100% of hospital, medical, laboratory and prescription drug benefits, to a maximum of $3,500 per person per calendar year ($7,000 for two or more family members).