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Positions Currently Available
Police Officer (Job Description)
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Sergeant, Lieutenant, Chief
The purpose of this classification is to protect life and
property, to respond to the needs of the general public, to deter criminal
activity within the community, to enforce all city, state, and applicable
federal laws, statutes, codes, ordinances and regulations, and to perform
investigations, special details, and specific assignments within an assigned
The following duties are normal for this classification. The omission of
specific duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is
similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties
may be required and assigned. Specific duties listed may not be required for
all positions within this classification, but are determined by the normal
requirements for the particular position.
Interviews witnesses and suspects.
Prepare cases leading to successful prosecution, where applicable.
File appropriate complaints
about arrest warrants and attempts service of same.
Compose supplemental and case reports.
Pick-up prisoners and process warrants from outside agencies.
Pursue suspects on foot or in vehicle.
Conduct frisk and pat down and handcuff suspects or
Perform related tasks as necessary.
Exposure to all and extreme weather conditions.
Exposure to varying light conditions: natural and man-made.
Exposure to fire, smoke, chemical leaks/spills: in close
proximity, as necessary to provide emergency services.
Will work indoors and outdoors.
Exposure to personal danger, including but not limited to:
armed and or dangerous persons/animals, persons and/or articles having
contagious/communicable diseases, hazards associated with emergency driving,
vehicular surveillance, hazards associated with natural and man-made disasters. They may be shot, stabbed, bitten, kicked,
and/or hit by persons or various objects.
Enforces all city, state, and applicable federal laws, statutes, codes,
ordinances and regulations, both traffic and criminal, in order to protect life
and property, to prevent crime, and to promote security.
Maintains current department policy and procedures manual, city and state code
manuals, employee handbooks, various maps, and related material for reference
Maintains high visibility by patrolling assigned area, city
streets, parks, neighborhoods, and businesses to ensure and promote security.
Performs surveillance of problem areas/locations and criminal suspects;
collects and reviews data; develops trends and/or patterns pertaining to
location/suspects; files intelligence reports.
Investigates reported crimes; interviews and obtains statements from victims,
witnesses, suspects, and confidential informants; processes crime scenes;
gathers, prepares and submits evidence to
the crime lab.
Obtains/ executes search and arrest warrants.
Determines probable cause to search and/or reasonable suspicion to detain
suspects; mediates disputes and advises rights; pursues fleeing and subdues
resisting suspects; effects arrests; processes and transports prisoners.
Responds to emergency calls and calls for assistance.
Assists other officers in effecting arrests, serving subpoenas, executing
warrants, making traffic stops, or any other type of call for assistance.
Responds to accident calls; gathers information at the accident scene;
investigates and reconstructs serious injury or fatal accidents; interviews
victims, suspects, and witnesses; investigates hit
and run accidents; notifies next-of-kin as necessary.
Performs rescue functions at accidents, emergencies, and disasters,
specifically: directing traffic, administering emergency medical aid, and
managing dangerous situations; interacts with E.M.T. teams.
Administers roadside field sobriety tests; identifies wanted persons/vehicles;
impounds vehicles; assists stranded motorists; ensures roadways are clear of
obstacles and hazards.
Stops vehicles for traffic violations; issues traffic citations and warnings.
Composes and prepares forms, logs, requests, records, reports, correspondence,
and documents associated with daily responsibilities of this position;
maintains administrative records and files.
Contacts command/supervisory personnel for emergency response and critical
Identifies illegal drugs and hazardous materials; maintains knowledge of
Enters/retrieves data into/from computer systems including stolen property,
arrest and wanted information, incident/offense information, investigation
data, and criminal/driving history information; reviews crime statistics.
Exchanges information with dispatchers, attorneys, court personnel, medical
professionals, and other departments and agencies.
Documents case information; assists with the prosecution of offenders; appears in court to present evidence and testimony; prepares felony case reports for District Attorney’s office.
Assists with interdepartmental duties and city activities, specifically:
working school zones, directing traffic, security at city social events and
athletic activities, special escorts, crowd/riot control, and special
Cooperates with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and its
officers or representatives when their activities or investigations are related
to on-going investigations within city jurisdiction.
Responds to questions, complaints, and requests for information by telephone or
in person from merchants, community/civic organizations, the general public,
employees, superiors, and other individuals if appropriate.
Attends community meetings and assists with community activities, programs, and
Attends shift meetings, seminars, and training sessions to remain knowledgeable
of departmental and city operations, to promote improved job performance, and
to remain abreast of changing policies, procedures, regulations, codes, and
Maintains cleanliness of law enforcement vehicle, weapons, and equipment; requests service and/or repairs as needed;
maintains equipment in a functional and presentable condition.
Performs special operations/detail activities which may include the following:
Special Response Team (S.R.T.), covert surveillance, drug task force, THI task
force, negotiations, juvenile, narcotics and training as assigned.
Answers the telephone; provides information, advice,
and guidance; takes and relays messages and/or direct calls to appropriate
personnel; returns calls.
Performs the following flexible tasks: taking photographs and fingerprints,
maintaining computer database, inventory control of supplies, equipment, and/or
property, installing, repairing, and/or maintaining electronic surveillance
equipment, or overseeing vehicle service, maintenance, and repair.
Recommends and supports policies and procedures that guide and support the
provision of quality services by the Police Department.
Incorporates continuous quality improvement principles in daily activities.
Must be able to maintain good interpersonal relationships with staff, co-workers, managers, and citizens.
Must meet regular attendance requirements.
May be required to be on twenty-four hour call and/or regularly work on various
shifts, weekends, and/or holidays as deemed necessary.
Work extended hours on short (or without) notice.
Change hours/days on short (or without) notice.
Trained in the essential functions and substitutes for co-workers in the
temporary absence of same; performs administrative
tasks as assigned.
Must accomplish the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable
accommodations, in a timely manner.
Performs other related duties as required.
High school diploma or GED required; no previous experience required. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must be at least 21-years of age. Must pass and maintain current Alabama Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (A.P.O.S.T.C.) certification requirements as a law enforcement officer. Must be licensed and qualified to operate a firearm. This job classification is considered to be safety-sensitive and is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.
Minimum Requirement to Perform
Essential Job Functions:
following requirements are normal for this classification. Specific
requirements may not apply to all positions within this classification but are determined by the normal requirements for
the particular position.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The ability to walk, stand, run, crouch,
crawl, carry equipment, climb stairs and ladders, scale fences, reach, finger,
grasp, push, pull, sit, stand, or lay for extended periods of time, perform
repetitive motions, and occasionally lift more than 100 pounds. Must be able to
operate a variety of automated office equipment including computer, printer,
typewriter, calculator, copy and facsimile machines, telephone, and law
enforcement equipment such as handcuffs, flashlight, pepper gas, firearms,
baton, cameras, video equipment, recording devices, binoculars, tape measure,
hand tools, electronic surveillance equipment, two-way radio, and motor
vehicle. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for very heavy
COMPREHENSION: Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily
observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether
similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things
which may include maps, various directories and reports, calendar, training
bulletins, manuals, and legal code books.
COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to speak with and/or signal people to
convey or exchange law enforcement, radio communication, medical, and court
related information, including giving/receiving assignments and/or directions
to/from co-workers, assistants, managers, or supervisors as well as
communicating with court personnel, attorneys, various agencies, elected
officials, and the general public.
ABILITY: Requires ability to read a variety of informational and law
enforcement, radio communication, medical, and court related documentation,
directions, instructions, and methods and procedures. Requires the ability to
write job related documentation and reports with proper format, punctuation,
spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech. Requires the ability to speak
with and before others with poise, voice control, and confidence using correct
English and well-modulated voice.
Requires the ability to learn and understand relatively complex law
enforcement, radio communication, medical, and court related principles and
techniques, to understand departmental policies and procedures, to make
independent judgments in absence of supervision, and to acquire and be able to
expound on knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.
APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, such as in a
public speaking situation, to explain procedures, and to follow verbal and
APTITUDE: Requires the ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide,
calculate decimals and percentages, determine the time, weight, and distance measurements, and interpret statistical
data. May be required to perform algebraic calculations and utilize basic
APTITUDE: Requires the ability to visually inspect items for proper length,
width, and shape using job related equipment which may include detection
devices, radar, tape measure, and other standard measuring and recording
MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to
coordinate hands and eyes in using automated office equipment, radio
communication, video, electronic surveillance and law enforcement equipment and
to operate motor vehicles.
DEXTERITY: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment
including computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, copy and facsimile machines,
telephone, and law enforcement equipment such as handcuffs, flashlight, pepper
gas, firearms, baton, cameras, video equipment, recording devices, binoculars,
tape measure, hand tools, electronic surveillance equipment, two-way radio,
motor vehicle, control knobs, switches, etc. Must have the ability to use one
hand for twisting motion or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different activities. Must have
above average levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
DIFFERENTIATION: Requires the ability to discern and differentiate shades of
color for the purpose of identifying suspects, vehicles, or any other physical
TEMPERAMENT: Requires the ability to deal with and relate to people beyond
giving and receiving instructions. Must be able to adapt to and perform under
considerable stress when confronted with an emergency.
COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to talk, express, or exchange ideas by
means of spoken words and/or hear and perceive nature of sounds by ear.
Montevallo Police Department - Job Application Packet
NOTE: Please fill out the Job Application Packet form online. Then the form must be printed, notarized and mailed in to the address below.
Employment Application Packet
Montevallo Police Department
541 Main Street
Montevallo, AL 35115
The Montevallo Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Public Works Laborer – Two Positions Available - Click here for a Printable Job Description
Reports To: Public Works Director
FLSA Status: Full Time
Grade 6: $10.91 hour
Effective Date: 8/23/2022
Works Laborer is responsible for any and all duties assigned in relation to
keeping the City of Montevallo safe and beautiful.
Functions of the Job:
Operates Equipment at the Public Works Department. Ensures that all equipment,
materials, and work conditions are adequately maintained to prevent accidents.
Duties are performed in the field. Must be willing and able to work overtime
Shovel, broom, rake, mowers, tractors, backhoe, skid steer, weed eater, leaf
blower, dump truck, pickup truck, and other equipment as needed.
Must possess and maintain a valid Alabama Driver's License and an acceptable driving record.
Requires background check and pre-employment drug screening.
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. While performing the duties of this job,
the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, bend, use hands to finger,
handle, or feel, and to reach with hands and arms, talk or hear. The employee
must frequently lift and/ or move heavy objects. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision.
Outdoor. The work environment characteristics described here are representative
of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Formal application, rating of education and experience, oral interview and
reference check, and job-related tests may be required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types
of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties
does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a
logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the
employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of
the employer and requirements of the job change.
All applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to
submit to a drug screen prior to appointment. Final appointment to this
position is contingent upon a satisfactory drug test result.
City of Montevallo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
an online Employment Application.
may be mailed to:
ATTN: Human Resources
541 Main Street | Montevallo, AL 35115
City of Montevallo, Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable
accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both
prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the
The City of Montevallo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Complete an online Employment Application.
Resumes may be mailed to:
City of Montevallo
ATTN: Human Resources
541 Main Street | Montevallo, AL 35115
The City of Montevallo, Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.