This is a full-time, experience-only position as a municipal police officer with a full service, community-oriented police department. The officer in this position conducts law enforcement and peacekeeping activities, establishes strong involvement with the community using problem solving skills to address issues of concern, and, is responsible for crime prevention and repression, traffic law enforcement, protective patrol services, arbitration in neighborhood and family disputes, apprehension and arrest (or citation or warning) of criminal law violators and recovery of stolen property.
Work is performed in accordance applicable statutory law, case law, accreditation standards and department policy. Work involves an element of personal danger and, as a majority of the work is performed without the presence of a supervisor, candidates must be able to make decisions and act independently without direct supervision, and must exercise discretion and professional judgment when making enforcement decisions during use of force situations and in encountering emergencies. Assignments and special instructions are received from superior officers, who review work methods and results through personal observations, inspections, reports and discussions.
Starting salary $37,000 per year plus benefits. Benefits include healthcare co-op and retirement plan through the State of Maryland, and take-home car after probationary period. Candidate MUST be MPTC certified. EOE. Please submit resume to: Chief of Police/Town of Upper Marlboro, P.O. Box 280, Upper Marlboro, MD 20773, or, email to: email@example.com. Qualified applicants can pick-up applications at Town Hall on weekdays. 9 am to 5 pm (closed weekends & holidays) 14211 School Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772