Winter Community Service Officer, Police: The Community Service Officer (CSO) Winter Program provides for two unsworn and unarmed uniformed CSOs to patrol on foot during daylight hours on Saturdays, Sundays and statutory holidays along Main Street Hyannis, North Street and South Street to carry out city ordinances. and raising awareness of the city’s large homeless population from mid-October to the end of May. In addition, CSOs serve as liaison officers with Community Impact Unit agents. Works under the general direction of the shift manager. Will be assigned to work with the Community Impact Unit and directly supervised by the Unit Commander. Receive oral and written instructions. The work is carried out independently where discretion and on-site decision-making must be exercised. Report situations requiring immediate police intervention to the dispatcher and / or sworn agent (s). At least 18 years old. High school graduate or GED. Valid driver’s license. Certified in CPR and basic first aid or have the ability to be. Must pass police background investigation. General knowledge of laws and ordinances. Once trained, knowledge of police department rules and regulations, job specific policies and procedures. Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with sworn officers, other employees and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to use a two-way radio and / or cell phone. Ability to work independently, make decisions and exercise discretion. ****** TO BE CONSIDERED, COMPLETE AND SUBMIT POLICY APPLICATION, COVER AND CV ARE REQUIRED *** $ 18.75 an hour, no benefit. You must apply online at www.townofbarnstable.us under Human Resources / Employment. The registration deadline is 4:30 p.m. on 10/22/21.
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