Capitol Police Recruit

Recruitment #040819-MBBB01-450200

Summary Statement

This is the entry level acquiring a working knowledge of applicable laws, policies, procedures, practices, techniques and equipment by attending the Department approved law enforcement training program and through on-the-job training from other higher level Enforcement Officers.

Career Ladder

Upon satisfactory completion of department promotional standards and job requirements, employees may be eligible to be promoted to the next level.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
 
  • Implements appropriate law enforcement action in response to criminal, domestic violence, traffic, miscellaneous complaints and other activities.
     
  • Investigates suspicious and criminal activity which includes detecting, collecting and preserving physical evidence, interviewing victims, witnesses, suspects and defendants, processing charging documents, executing search and arrest warrants and processing defendants.
     
  • Performs vehicle and foot patrol of assigned areas.
     
  • Performs community policing through informational presentations and educational seminars for other state agencies, schools, the public and community organizations.
       
  • Provides protective services to judges, victims, jurors, witnesses, state employees and visitors, legislators and the general public as needed.
     
  • Provides assistance to other law enforcement agencies as back-up or primary response.
     
  • Takes physical custody of and transports felons and  prisoners to appropriate facilities.
     
  • Presents evidence and testimony and prosecutes cases in court.
      
  • Prepares a variety of reports pertaining to response of incidents, daily activities, investigations and training.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Capitol Police Recruit
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
  1. At least 20 and 1/2 years of age.
  2. Possession of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  3. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Additional Posting Information

This position will have Statewide responsibilities which requires travel throughout the State.  The State of Delaware provides transportation services to State agencies.

Conditions of Hire

For admission to the State of Delaware Police Academy applicants who are made a conditional offer of employment shall be required to successfully complete State of Delaware Council on Police Training approved psychiatric/psychological exam, medical examination and a physical ability test to demonstrate fitness for duty.

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.    

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Examination: A written test is required.  You will need to retake the exam if you have not applied in DEL by 3/24/2010. Test study guides may be obtained by visiting the Human Resource Management web-site at  http://delawarestatejobs.com/explore/test-study-guides.shtml. Applicants scheduled for examinations will be required to show photo identification to the exam proctor before taking the exam.  All scheduling notices will be sent via email to the applicant.  Please check your email for your scheduled exam date.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.
Contact us via conventional means. For further assistance, you may contact us by phone at (302) 739-5458, or e-mail at jobs@delaware.gov.