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Haines Borough Police Department - Police Officer
Last updated on October 05, 2019
PLEASE NOTE: If you have any questions or concerns regarding the dis-qualifiers, please contact the Haines Borough Police Department at 907-766-2121 and ask to speak to Sgt. Dryden.
The town-site of Haines, AK (population is approximately 1700) is a coastal tourist and fishing community located within the Haines Borough. It lays nestled among the forested mountains of the longest and deepest fjord in North America. Located between the Chilkoot and Chilkat rivers, the area is known for its abundant salmon runs, wildlife, glaciers and jagged mountain peaks. Haines attracts heli-skiers, snowboarders, and extreme snow machine operators from all over the world who come to take advantage of the fantastic mountains surrounding the community. The summer season is marked by festivals, fairs, bike races and other organized activities as well as weekly cruise ships bringing thousands of tourist visitors.
The most beautiful thing about Haines, however, is the people who live here. Haines is home to artists, nature enthusiasts, miners, fishermen and entrepreneurs. Tourism, fishing and mining contribute to the local economy and Tlingit culture and local nature tours attract thousands of visitors to the area each year.
We are looking for a positive, professional officer to join our team. If you enjoy serving the community and are committed to service and excellence, we would invite you to submit an application. This is a uniformed police position under the general supervision of the Chief of Police and performs a variety of police patrol, investigation and enforcement functions. This position ensures protection of life and property and preservation of peace through enforcement of applicable Federal, State and local laws. HBPD is comprised of the Chief, Sergeant and three patrol officers, as well as five dispatchers/corrections. Officers work closely with Alaska State Troopers, the Alaska Park Rangers, EMS and Fire personnel and other agencies to maintain public safety.
Population: Approximately 2,500 full time residents.
# of Staff: 4-5 sworn Officers.
The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with oral board interviews conducted as needed.
Number of Current Vacancies:0
$24.00- $25.75 DOE
This is a union position subject to union dues and included medical benefits, State of Alaska PERS & SBS retirement, personal leave and paid holidays.
Haines Borough Police Department - Police Officer Requirements
|Category||Requirement||Required at time of...|
|US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident||Yes|
|High School Grad/ GED||Yes|
|Driver's License Required||AK OL within 10 days of hire|
|Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult||None|
|Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile||None.|
|Ability to Read & Write the English Language||Yes|
|Vision Requirements||Must have normal color discrimination, normal binocular coordination and normal peripheral vision and corrected visual acuity of 20/20 in each eye.|
|Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification||APSC Basic preferred but not required.|
|Prior Experience Requirement||Preferred but not required.|
|Multiple Scores from Same Applicant||We consider all the scores from the same applicant|
|Request/ Access Scores||On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur|
Haines Borough Police Department - Police Officer Disqualifiers
The following are automatic and potential disqualifiers. Applicants should not apply to our agency if they indicate any of the automatic disqualifiers. Potential disqualifiers will be considered on a case by case basis.