Hazard Police Department currently accepting applications for Recruit Patrolman

Hazard, KY - The Hazard Police Department will be accepting applications for Kentucky Law Enforcement Council certified peace officers.

Prerequisites: Any and all applicants must be Kentucky Law Enforcement Council certified police officers. The position to be filled will carry the rank of Patrolman as defined in the Hazard Code of Ordinances Section 34.71(A) and in the Hazard Police Department policies and procedures administrative manual chapter 4 section 8.

All candidates must have existing and current certifications, training, and experience to fulfill the responsibilities of the position and must have the physical capability to perform all of the usual functions associated with the rank of Patrolman within the Department. In addition to these qualifications which are imposed upon candidates for employment by the City of Hazard Police Department, all candidates must also meet or exceed any other standards or criteria for criminal investigations, enforcement of traffic laws and have a thorough understanding the Kentucky Revised Statutes.

Applications will be available for submission between the dates of June 24th until July 8th , 2016 at 4:00 pm. Applications may be obtained from the Hazard Police Department 800 High Street Hazard, KY 41701.

The City of Hazard is an equal opportunity employer.

Benefits include:

 Sick leave is accrued at one day per month.
 Vacation is accrued at three weeks per year after completion of one-year probationary period.
 Nine paid holidays
 Health insurance
 Life insurance
 Longevity pay
 Retirement
 KY Deferred Compensation Program
 Uniforms and equipment provided
 Take-home fleet
 Paid overtime
 Membership to Hazard Pavilion for officer and members of household

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