The Town of Silver City will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Main duties and responsibilities include: performing and directing general duty police work involved in the enforcement of laws.
Minimum requirements include: valid NM driverís license, 18 year of age or older, US Citizenship, Drug & Alcohol tests required, no criminal convictions involving felonies, moral turpitude and/or domestic violence, high school diploma or equivalent, prefer AA or BA in Police Science, preferred NMDPS certification or certifiable or currently enrolled in a Police Academy; preferred 1 to 3 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified; must pass physical fitness test at the minimum required entry-level standards as set forth by the NM Law Enforcement Academy, (Note: Completion of obstacle course will be the only physical fitness requirement for those applicants with documented law-enforcement experience and certification) must pass medical fitness exam; psychology inventory (MNP1), must have a favorable background investigation.
Application, copy of NM Class D driverís license, proof of high school diploma or equivalent and required certifications must be submitted to the Town of Silver City, Personnel Office, 101 West Broadway, Silver City, NM 88061. Position is open until filled. The Town of Silver Cityís hiring policy is available for review at City Hall or www.townofsilvercity.org.