J O B N O T I C E
The City of Ashland is accepting applications for the position of
Public Service Officer (PSO)
Supervisor: Police Sergeant
Class Characteristics: This is a uniformed, non?sworn parapolice class responsible for a broad range of activities in support of the delivery of law enforcement services; duties may include both field and station house assignments. The work is performed under the general supervision of a police officer or officer of a higher rank.
General Duties and Responsibilities: May be assigned field or station duties. Patrol an assigned area, provide guidance and direction to citizens, issue violation notices for specific violations, inspect parking metered spaces to detect parking violators and issue the appropriate citations, provide traffic and pedestrian control and complete other duties as assigned. Responding to citizen inquiries and request for services (both walk?in and telephonically), records management, data entry, crime prevention programs and other duties as assigned. Must use mature judgment, must show courtesy toward the public and fellow workers, and must have a deep commitment to the provision of help oriented law enforcement services to the residents and visitors to the city.
Training and Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent; no previous work experience required.
Certification/Licensing Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid Kentucky drivers' license as a condition of continued employment in this class. Must obtain appropriate certification to access Law Information Network of Kentucky (LINK) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) systems. Must obtain and maintain certification on First Aid, AED, and CPR. Must obtain and maintain Notary Public Commission from Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Availability: May perform on call duties.
Overtime Provision: Non-exempt.
Apply: Room 301, City Bldg., 1700 Greenup Ave., Ashland, Mon. – Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. APPLICATION DOWNLOADABLE AT www.ashlandky.gov. Verification of high school graduation/receipt of GED, and copy of DD214, if applicable, must accompany application. NO FAXED APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.
Closing Date and Time for Accepting Applications: Monday, December 1, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. (City Building CLOSED NOV. 27 & 28 for Thanksgiving holiday.)
Equal Opportunity Employer