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JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The City of Pass Christian is currently accepting applications for the position of Equipment Operator I.  Starting pay is $10.00 per hour. For a complete job description, click here or pick up at City Hall, 200 W. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571 between the hours of 8a.m. to 5p.m.
All interested individuals may submit an application at Pass Christian City Hall or mail to the City of Pass Christian, Attention: City Clerk, P.O. Drawer 368, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571.
Deadline for submittal of application is August 24, 2018 before 4:00p.m.
The City of Pass Christian reserves the right to refuse any and all applications received.  The City of Pass Christian is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The City of Pass Christian is currently accepting applications for the position of Harbor Patrol. The starting pay for this position is $9.00 per hour. Selected candidates will be required to work any shift.  For a complete job description, click here or pick up at City Hall, 200 W. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571 between the hours of 8a.m. to 5p.m.
All interested individuals may submit an application at Pass Christian City Hall or mail to the City of Pass Christian, Attention: City Clerk 200 W. Scenic Dr., Pass Christian, Ms. 39571.
Deadline for submittal of application is August 24th, 2018 before 3:00p.m.
The City of Pass Christian reserves the right to refuse any and all applications received.  The City of Pass Christian is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Pass Christian Police Department will offer an entry level written examination on Monday, August 20,2018 at 525 Espy Avenue, Pass Christian, Mississippi 39571 at 6:00P.M. The test will be proctored by the civil service commission and follow its standards. Anyone interested must submit a fully completed application to City Hall prior to Monday, August 20, 2018. All applicants must be 21 years of age or have appropriate documents indicating otherwise. Entry level officer's compensation is $28,452 for uncertified candidates and $32,152 tor employees who have completed the basic academy. Job descriptions are on file and available upon request. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Human Resources at (228) 452-3311.


The City of Pass Christian Civil Service Commission is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  Applications will be kept on file and will be considered current for a period of one (1) year from the date of filing.  Current applicants will be sent a hiring process letter to address on file at the beginning of each hiring cycle.  Applications must be received at City Hall, 200 W. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian, Ms.  during operating hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.
Applicants must be:
: at least 18 years of age,
: in good physical condition
: possess a High School diploma or equivalent
: be a registered elector in the county in which he/she resides.

Full time positions are covered by Civil Service.  The City of Pass Christian reserves the right to refuse any and all applications.  The City of Pass Christian is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  Job Description
Harbor Patrol
Department: Harbor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Date Revised: 6.3.2015
EEO Class: Technical
Reports to: Harbor Master
Directly Supervises: Non-Supervisory
POSITION OVERVIEW:
Under general supervision, with limited enforcement authority, operates a City vehicle patrolling parking zones in the Harbor area, enforcing the City's Harbor Rules and Regulations and other applicable ordinances.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTONS:
The following duties are not inclusive of all duties, and the incumbent performs other related duties, as required.
1. Issues parking citations for violations of the City's parking ordinance and other related ordinances/statutes.
2. Operates a City vehicle patrolling the Harbor area relative to parking enforcement, traffic control, and related patrol duties.
3. Assists the public in answering questions on the City's Harbor Rules and Regulations, City services, and other related information.
4. Observes while on patrol other violations and reports these to the proper authority for response.
5. Operates a radio and maintains communication with Dispatch Center.
6. Performs traffic control, delivery, and escort duties as assigned.
7. Patrols Harbor and boat areas to prevent and detect signs of intrusion.
8. Answer alarms and investigate disturbances.
9. Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or
property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual
occurrences.
10.Inspect and adjust security systems, equipment, and machinery to ensure
operational use and to detect evidence of tampering.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS
1. Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures and strategies to
promote effective local, State or national security operations for the
protection of people, data, property and premises.
2. Knowledge of the City's Harbor parking and other applicable ordinances.
3. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and
personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting
quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
4. Knowledge of safety practices/procedures in operating a City vehicle.
5. Ability to safely operate and maintain a City vehicle.
6. Ability to read and understand the City's Harbor's Rules and Regulations
and other related regulations.
7. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow
employees and the public.
8. Ability to complete necessary reports relative to parking citations and
other related incident reports required by the Police Department
including data entry of activity into a computer terminal.
9. Ability to write clearly and concisely for completing citations and other
related report forms.
10.Ability to work outside for at least 12 hours a day in all types of weather.
11.Ability to work in closed spaces.
12.Must be able to swim.
13.Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1. Graduation from high school or G.E. D.
2. One year or more of experience working with the public.
3. Possession of a valid State of Mississippi driver's license at the time of
appointment or the ability to obtain one within thirty (30) days, and a
driving record acceptable to the City's Risk Manager.
4. Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that
provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities will be accepted.
Other
The statements contained in this job description reflect general details necessary
to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill
typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an
all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as
assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences of relief, to
equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.



Patrol Officer: Police Department
Job Description
Patrol Officer
Department: Police
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
EEO Class: Protective Services Worker
Civil Service Position
Reports to: Assistant Chief of Police
Directly Supervises: Non-Supervisory
Position Overview
To fulfill the mission, goals, and objectives of the Pass Christian Police Dept., officers and employees must have the ability to perform a variety of duties that are essential to the positions they fill. Therefore, individuals considered by the Sheriff for the position of Chief Deputy will initially meet and maintain the same Essential Functions as those described under Essential Functions for Entry Level Law Enforcement Officers. They are:
• Speak, Write, and Read Reports and Comprehend Other Documents;
• Handle Human Relations Problems;
• Engage in Physical Activities;
• Operate Patrol Vehicle;
• Enforce Traffic Laws and Manage Traffic Accidents;
• Arrest and Detain Persons;
• Use Physical Force to Control Persons;
• Use Deadly Force;
• Conduct Search and Seizure;
• Protect Crime Scene and Collect Evidence and Information:
• Conduct Initial Investigations of Various Crimes and Events;
• Provide Emergency Assistance; &
• Present Testimony.
An applicant for the position of Sergeant with the Pass Christian Police Dept. that cannot perform these essential tasks is unacceptable. A current employee in the position of a sworn law enforcement officer who is no longer able to comply with the requirements of the Pass Christian Police Dept. will be referred to the administration.
Essential Job Function
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, May include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
Sworn law enforcement officers of the Pass Christian Police Dept. are required to:
• Provide general law enforcement services to those within the jurisdictional limits of the agency;
• Preserve public peace;
• Protect life;
• Protect property;
• Prevent crime;
• Protect the constitutional rights of all persons encountered or arrested
• Formally advise all suspects of their rights as assured by U.S. Constitution, and upon request provide those rights accordingly,
• Provide equal protection for all;
• Use force sparingly and only when necessary to effect a lawful end;
• Enforce the laws of the state and other applicable ordinances;
• Arrive to work at a specified time in full regulation uniform, unless otherwise instructed;
• Protect persons and property that may come under your charge or custody;
• Be on duty in the prescribed uniform, and be mentally, emotionally and physically prepared to perform all required duties;
• Remain on duty and fully conscious until the expiration of the shift, and or relieved by a supervisor;
• Maintain a clean and professional appearance while on duty;
• Complete, and turn in before the end of each tour of duty, all reports and necessary paperwork;
• Maintain sensitivity and provide equality to all races, religions, sexes, and cultural groups;
• Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other agencies, and the public;
• Attend and complete all required training and demonstrations of proficiency;
• Establish and maintain liaison with local, county, state, federal agencies, and public officials.
• Abide by all lawful policies and procedures, orders, and instructions issued by superiors of the Pass Christian Police Dept.
Specific Duties
Line supervisors are the backbone of this agency, and perform a critical role in how we are perceived and supported by the public. Sergeants are assigned to a variety of duties.
In addition to the general duties required, sworn officers of the Pass Christian Police Dept. performs the following specific duties. Deviations from the duties within this job description are subject to prior written approval of the Chief of Police. The patrolman will;
• Upon assuming duties of each shift, review general orders, post orders, directives, and policies and procedures for recent changes;
• Respond to dispatch orders without unnecessary delay;
• Exercise direct supervision and control of the patrol shift, section, or officer(s) placed in their charge;
• Schedule and supervise work assignments and performance of officers assigned to the shift or section;
• Assign duties to patrol or section personnel which further the mission and goals of the agency as prioritized by the Lieutenant in charge of the patrol shift or section;
• Conduct formal inspections of officer's appearance, equipment, and grooming on a weekly basis;
• Routinely inspect the equipment, appearance, and work habits of officers assigned to the shift or section prior to, during, and at the end of duty tours;
• Prevent officers from sleeping, conducting personal business, or other derelictions of duty;
• Advise other Sergeants and supervisors of observed activity of their officers needing possible corrective action;
• Take immediate action to prevent any officer from;
a. Performing a unreasonably dangerous or illegal act,
b. Using more than reasonable force,
c. Using unprofessional or abusive language, or gestures,
d. Sexual harassment
e. Abusing a witness, suspect, or member of the public,
f. Disrespectful conduct, speech, or gestures to another officer or supervisor,
g. Failing to read or provide an arrestee their constitutional rights, &
h. Dereliction of duty;
• Correct deficiencies in equipment, appearance, grooming and work habits;
• Counsel officers when opportunities for improvement become apparent;
• Discipline subordinate personnel according to the Pass Christian Police Dept. standard, training, and disciplinary procedures;
• Review reports submitted by patrol and section personnel for accuracy, completeness, and conformance with the Pass Christian Police Dept standards;
• Proceed to maintain control of scenes, until relieved by a higher authority, such as a
a. Serious crimes or accidents, &
b. Unusual or emergency situations;
• Patrol and inspect the Pass Christian Police Dept jurisdictional area and agency operations when necessary;
• Covertly and overtly observe officer performance, and provide recommendations when opportunities for improvement exist;
• Be familiar with the streets and building locations within the jurisdiction;
• Develop and maintain procedural guidelines for patrol and section officer;
• Appear in court and assist in the prosecution of violators;
• Supervise and review the Field Training Officer [FTO] program; and FTO and officer performance and progress;
• Serve on agency committees and boards when requested; &
• Perform the duties that may be assigned by Superiors.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Those individuals seeking employment with the Pass Christian Police Dept. as a sworn law enforcement officer must:
• Be a United States citizen;
• Be a resident of Mississippi or become a resident within ninety [90] days of employment;
• Be at least twenty-one [21] years of age;
• Possess a valid Mississippi Driver License
• Never have been convicted of a felony, or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude;
• Be free of misdemeanor convictions for the last twelve [12] months;
• Have no previous or current charges of driving while Intoxicated or driving under the Influence of drugs or alcohol;
• Be subject to a thorough background investigation and personal interviews by agency personnel;
• If served in the armed forces of any country, demonstrate stability, reliability, and integrity, by having an Honorable Discharge [Dishonorable or General discharges are not acceptable];
• Demonstrate a good financial credit rating for the last five [5] years;
• Demonstrate reading and comprehension skills in the English language to at least the 12th grade level through interviews and written demonstration of proficiency;
• Demonstrate honesty and integrity by successfully completing pre-employment polygraph and drug testing;
• Be free from illegal drug use, or legal drugs that impair mental or physical performance, for the past 5 years, as determined by interview, medical, or polygraph testing;
• Be fingerprinted and subjected to a search of local, state, and national records and fingerprint files;
• Undergo physical and psychological assessments by licensed professionals. If a physician or mental health professional identifies conditions that impede or prevent the individual from performing the essential tasks of this position, the applicant may not be eligible for employment as a law enforcement officer with the Pass Christian Police Dept. until such time as the issue or condition is resolved to the satisfaction of the original professional;
• Meet academic and physical requirements for completion of the law enforcement officers' course and certification, as required by the state, or have successfully completed the required peace officer academy training.
• Maintain a license as a law enforcement or peace officer as defined by the state statute, rules, and regulations.

Education and Experience
• Have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED);
• Successfully completed Field Training Officer [FTO] training after the academy and `signed off by appointed FTO;
• Demonstrated proficiency with all weapons carried, and patrol vehicle within last twelve [12] months or during FTO training period;
• Within twelve [12] months of initial hire; and each year thereafter, complete no less than fifteen [15] hours of formal in-service training, to include personal
• protection and use of defensive weapons training, emergency vehicle driving,
• First aid, and Haz-Mat awareness.
• Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities will be accepted.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Demanding mental, physical and behavioral standards are necessary for this position. Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 50+ pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are both indoors and outdoors. Employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste and smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes loud outdoors. Incumbent sometimes works in hazardous environments under high stress.
CHAIN OF COMMAND:
Newly appointed officers initially work under the direct supervision of a Field Training Officer [FTO], until the FTO approves the officer to perform duties on their own without constant direct supervision. Once the FTO training process is complete, sworn officers normally work under the supervision of a sergeant overseeing the section to which the officer is assigned.





Equipment Operator I
Department: Public Works
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
EEO Class: Technical
Reports to: Director of Public Works
Directly Supervises: Non-Supervisory
Position Overview
This job consist of operating tractors with grass cutting attachments and other mechanical equipment as directed; servicing equipment used on a daily basis, maintaining same, and performing other general laborer duties as directed when necessary.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, May include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
• Certain functions are understood to be essential; these include, but are not limited to, attendance, getting along with others, working a full shift, and dealing with and working under stress.
• Operated hand and tractor mounted mowing equipment to cut grass in right-of ways;
• Performs unskilled laboring tasks;
• Operates light and medium duty trucks and trailers to transport light and medium equipment and materials to assigned work sites;
• Checks assigned equipment daily to assure that tire pressure, fuel, oil and other fluid levels are sufficient; adds oil, fuel or other liquids;
• Notifies supervisor of equipment malfunctions and needed maintenance; transports equipment to maintenance shop upon receiving completed work orders;
• Operates hand tools to clean right-of-ways and load materials onto trucks.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through at least one year of experience in the operation of light and medium trucks and trailers.
• Some knowledge of maintenance requirements for light and medium duty trucks;
• Skill in the operation of light and medium trucks and trailers;
• Skill in the operation of hand tools;
• Skill in the operation of hand and tractor mounted mowing equipment;
• Ability t follow simple oral and written instructions;
• Ability to perform manual labor in all weather conditions;
• Ability to locate assigned work sites from instructions or maps;
• Knowledge of all related safety procedures.
Education and Experience
• In lieu of above requirements, the incumbent may possess any combination of relevant education, training and experience which would demonstrate the individual's knowledge, skill and ability to perform the essential duties listed above.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Work involves lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying 50 pounds or more;
• Work involves the operation of earth-moving equipment or commercial motor vehicles;
• Work involves the operation of non-commercial motor vehicles;
• Work involves the operation of tools such as axes, shovels, sling blades, etc;
• Work involves the operation of motorized equipment such as chain saws, power saws, jackhammers, lawn mowers, and tractors;
• Work involves climbing or running;
• Work involves stooping, bending, twisting, or reaching out in unusual positions;
• Works above ground or floor level, such as on stools or ladders;
• Works in a relatively high average temperature over a long period of time;
• Work involves considerable physical exertion of the whole body over a long period of time
• Work requires near vision (20 inches or less);
• Work required distant vision (20 feet or more);
• Work involves the detection of color differences;
• Work involves hearing and understanding conversation.
• Outdoor weather conditions;
• Work near moving mechanical parts;
• Fumes or dust;
• Toxic or caustic chemicals;
• Extreme heat (non-weather over 90°F);
• Low noise (e.g., business office)
• Moderate noise(e.g., light motorized equipment such as lawn mowers);
• Loud noise (e.g., jackhammers, heavy motorized equipment).
License and Certifications:
• Valid Mississippi Driver's License at the time of appointment or ability to obtain one within thirty (30) days and a driving record acceptable to the City's insurance carrier.
Other
The statements contained in this job description reflect general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences of relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.