Patrol Officer Job Description

Patrol Officer Notary Page

Patrol Officer Application

Salary: Full-time - $46,508.80 - $48,838.40 annually

Job Type: Full Time 

Closing: August 20, 2018 11:59 PM Pacific

The principle function of an employee in this class performs police work including public service: civil stand-bys, vehicle inspections, emergency notifications, and other duties as directed.  Patrols the City, being observant for likely targets of crime, and attempting to eliminate opportunities for the commission of crimes.  Issues citations warnings and when appropriate makes arrest and transports prisoner.  Takes reports and performs follow-up investigations when needed.  Performs other related tasks as required to fulfill the position of a police officer.

Acceptable education and experience: 

Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalency, lateral, or POST certifiable preferred (You have successfully completed the North Idaho College Basic Patrol Academy or have the ability to become certified within the first twelve (12) months of employment) police officer, or be a current certified reserve officer with another agency or a current full time employee with the Post Falls Police Department.  Applicant must be 21 YOA and have a valid driver's license and 2 years of related experience.  Conviction or withheld judgement of any state, local, or federal crime may be grounds for rejections.


We are Post Falls Police!

Law enforcement is a courageous profession. Members of the Post Falls Police Department commit daily to the oath of office they've sworn to uphold with integrity. Within law enforcement, police officer positions garnish the most attention since officers are out in the community, which is a necessary and important part of their job. Yet numerous other positions at the police department help create a cohesive, interdependent team of professional community servants.

In the recruitment video below, you'll get a glimpse at those professionals, from 911 dispatchers to records specialists and volunteers. 


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