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NOTICE OF VACANCY POSITION:

 
BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
                                                     POLICE OFFICER -FULL TIME

SALARY: up to $31.57 per hour

The Town of Bedford Police Department is looking to develop an eligibility list to fill immediate openings for the position of patrol officer within the department. The Bedford Police Department delivers quality Community Based Policing in active partnership with the citizens we serve. We are seeking career and community oriented individuals who desire to be part of a professional and progressive department.

TYPICAL DUTIES:


* Create and maintain a feeling of security in the community.
* Facilitate safe movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
* Promote and preserve the peace at public gatherings, neighborhood disputes and family quarrels.
* Provide any required services on an emergency basis.
* Accurately record information concerning activity and events handled during the tour of duty, including the securing, recording, and proper transporting of all evidence and property coming into the Department.
* Maintain weapons and equipment in a functional, presentable condition at all times.
* Respond promptly to all calls and assignments.
* Serve or deliver warrants, summonses, subpoenas and other official papers promptly and accurately when so directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants must be able to meet the minimum qualifications for certification as set forth by the New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Council. Applicants who are NH Certified Police Officers or who have taken the Great Bay Community College and/or New Hampshire Technical Institute Police Exam(s) are preferred. Applicants must make note of having taken such test or tests on their respective application. Applicants must be knowledgeable in the techniques and practices of law enforcement and have knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations, related to the regular practice of law enforcement. Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing, understand and follow administrative direction, and work effectively with superiors, other Town employees and the general public.

(This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents may be required to follow any other instructions, and to perform any other related duties, as may be required.)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

A Bedford Police Department specific application may be obtained in person at the Town Office or click here for an online application and need to be submitted to:

Bedford Town Offices
Finance & Personnel Dept.
24 North Amherst Road
Bedford, NH 03110

The positions will remain open until a satisfactory list is compiled or the positions are filled. For further questions or information contact Lt. Michael Bernard at 603.472.5113 extension 340.

EOE
April 2014

Bedford Police at Rivier College Employment Fair
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                                         NOTICE OF VACANCY - NOVEMBER, 2017
                                                 BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
                                    COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST – FULL TIME


SALARY: Up to $25.37/hr depending on qualifications; Full-time; Non-exempt; Union

TYPICAL DUTIES:
The Communications Specialist shall have the ability to maintain composure and work effectively and efficiently in stressful situations involving law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical operations; and be able to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing. Applicants must be able to work successfully with supervisors, other Town employees, and the public; and shall possess exceptional telephone and public relations skills. The Communications Specialist shall have a high attention to detail in obtaining information from the public and other sources that is then analyzed and provided to first responders. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Providing accurate information to the public.

Providing clear and concise critical information and data to emergency first responders (police, fire, emergency medical services) by voice using a law enforcement land mobile radio system and by data over department secure mobile data terminals.

Receiving walk-in and telephone complaints then dispatch the appropriate response. Preparing, processing and maintaining various records, reports, and files as required.

Monitoring neighboring police radio frequencies, and dispatch response to emergency situations.

Calling police, fire, rescue, highway, water, utility, and repair crews as needed.

Keeping logs and making appropriate computer entries showing all pertinent information received during a shift.

Receiving and transmitting reports and complaints that come to the Dispatch Center from any source, as required.

Type correspondence, reports, forms and cross-index then file the same; or enter information into the appropriate computer system.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school graduate or GED certificate required; Associates Degree in related field preferred, and one year experience as Communications Specialist in an emergency communications center; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Knowledge in the techniques and practices of emergency communications, use of radio, telephone, computer, and office machine technology is preferred. Due to the sensitive nature of information accessed by this position from local, State and Federal sources, appointees to this position must complete an extensive background investigation(s) and be able to obtain and maintain Department security clearance.

(This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents may be required to follow any other instructions, and to perform any other related duties, as may be required.)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A Bedford Police Department specific application may be obtained in person at the Town Office or online at www.bedfordnh.org. Please mail completed applications to:

Bedford Town Offices Finance & Personnel Dept. 24 North Amherst Road Bedford, NH 03110

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

EOE Updated 11/20/17




TOWN OF BEDFORD 

24 NORTH AMHERST ROAD 

BEDFORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE 03110

 

NOTICE OF VACANCY – 4/17/18

 

POSITION:     TOWN OF BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT

RECORDS CLERK – PART-TIME (Non-Union)

 

SALARY:            $15.00 – $21.91 per hour 

 

SUMMARY:

The Part-Time Records Clerk is a civilian, non-sworn, member of the Bedford Police Department.  General office duties include but are not limited to typing; data input; filing (electronic and documents); maintaining files and ledgers; reviewing applications for licenses/permits; handling request(s) from the public and record keeping; maintaining the Department’s social media sites to include but not limited to Department’s website, Facebook, Nixle and Twitter.  The Part-Time Records Clerk reports to the Operations Support Lieutenant.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES: 

 

ü  Receives inquiries and provides assistance to the public at the Public Safety Complex window and via phone.

ü  Maintains the department computer master name index file; performs data entry/scanning of documents related to arrests, incidents, motor vehicle citations, warnings, parking tickets, Field Interrogation cards, accidents and all other documents, files, and information as directed.

ü  Updates, maintains and disseminates information onto the Bedford Police Department’s website, Nixle, Facebook and Twitter accounts; maintains and submits NIBRS reports.

ü  Responsible for responding to public, private, and agency record requests.  This task involves knowledge and application of all applicable and pertinent laws governing the release of sensitive and/or confidential law enforcement data and information, specifically NH RSA 91-A and Department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

ü  Composes and prepares correspondence, replies, invoices, departmental forms, records, and other related materials according to Department SOPs and directives.

ü  Responsible for and processes pistol license applications; performs thorough and detailed background checks via the State Police Online Telecommunications System (SPOTS); assembles required records checks, documents, case reports and files for review.   

ü  Collects, processes, and ensures funds (cash, checks, money orders) tendered to the Department for report requests, parking tickets, license fees etc. are properly accounted, secured and transferred to the Town Finance Dept.  

ü  Serve as temporary back-up Executive Secretary to the Chief of Police as required; prepares paperwork for court in the absence of legal bureau clerk.

ü  Maintain certification as required for eligibility to support Emergency Operation Center functions.

ü  Maintains a high level of confidentiality concerning Department files, information, records and investigations.

ü  Performs other duties as assigned by Chief of Police or other competent authority.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent accompanied with an Associate Degree in Business Management or similar discipline or a HS diploma or equivalent with a combination of specialized courses in business; typing, word processing; information technology; use of computers and business related software applications and/or an equivalent amount of training and experience (including but not limited to Microsoft Office and SharePoint).  Must be of good character with no prior record of convictions for serious or disqualifying misdemeanors or felonies; must be able to successfully pass Department background investigation and maintain Department security clearance/authorization; must have and maintain a valid NH driver’s license.

 

(This job specification should not be construed to imply that these duties are the exclusive standards of the position.

Incumbents may be required to follow any other instructions, and to perform any other related duties, as needed.) 

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  

The required application may be obtained online at www.bedfordnh.org or in person at the Town Office. Completed applications and cover letters may be submitted to:

 

Bedford Town Offices -- Finance & Personnel Dept.

24 North Amherst Road

Bedford, NH 03110

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  4/30/2018

EOE                                                                                                                                                                           April 2018




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