Characteristics of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions
This is intermediate level law enforcement work involving enforcing the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District's rules and regulations and guarding all property, public and private, within the boundaries of the District. The work involves patrolling the District on land and water.
Incumbents work under the direct supervision of the Reservoir Patrol Command Staff. Positions assigned to this classification are distinguished from those allocated to the classes of Reservoir Patrol Officer I and III primarily by years experience and level of expertise.
Examples of Work:Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:
Patrols District Roadways for state safety and Local Ordinance violations; officers issue citations and make arrests dependant on severity of the violation.
Conducts Accident Investigations and files state uniform crash reports.
Patrols other Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) property including public parks and boat ramps, as well as underdeveloped areas and responds to calls for service, which include disturbances, suspicious circumstances, domestic violence, and reckless driving, etc.
Patrols the 33,000 acres of water surface by many different types of marine patrol craft such as conventional boats, air boats, and person watercraft.
Participates in ongoing training and certification programs for firearms, pursuit driving, defensive tactics, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and marine patrol operations, as well as other job related training opportunities when available.
Participates in public relations' activities such as festivals and school programs to promote the Barnett Reservoir as a resource, provide safety boating information, and education on the negative results of litter, erosion, and chemical runoff.
Provides emergency response to water based incidents for the protection of life, injury, and property.
Participates in prolonged rescue/recovery operations which, at times, will include the recovery of human remains; these incidents can and will come during inclement weather, and officers will be subjected to conditions of extreme heat, extreme cold, and hazardous lake conditions.
Provides escort and transport for significant amounts of cash when requested by the PRVWSD administrative offices.
Uses patrol vehicles and prime moving equipment to transport Reservoir Patrol equipment to different locations as required by needs and conditions.
Completes a daily report of activities.
Completes detailed reports of incidents of criminal and other activities.
Provides support including court testimony and grand jury presentation and secures chain of custody evidence storage for criminal cases to county prosecutors and/or district attorneys.
Performs vessel inspection to ensure compliance with federal, state, and PRVWSD ordinances.
Supports the PRVWSD campground managers when additional law enforcement response is necessary.
Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the Mississippi State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.
Sixty (60) semester hours from an accredited two-year college or four-year college or university.
One (1) year of experience as a law enforcement officer.
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);
Three (3) years of experience as a law enforcement officer.
Must have a valid State of Mississippi Law Enforcement Professional Certification with the State of Mississippi Board on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training or must successfully complete the Enforcement Refresher Court at a State Certified Law Enforcement Officer Academy to reinstate state certification.
Attainment of at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of employment.
Possession of United States of America citizenship.
Consent for fingerprinting and a background investigation prior to employment.
Provision of a complete listing of convictions, if any, of all crimes including traffic violations.
Provision of references documenting good moral character.
Applicant must attach a copy of his/her high school diploma or GED/High School Equivalency Diploma certificate.
Essential Functions:Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.Patrols land area and enforces District's rules and regulations, state laws, county laws, fishing and wildlife laws, boating regulations, and safety requirements.
2.Operates a wide range of patrol equipment to include patrol cars, 4 x 4 patrol vehicles, personal water crafts, and other conventional patrol boats.
3.Documents activities and incidents.
4.Responds to emergency incidents with the appropriate man power.
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