ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR POLICE OFFICER:
The City of Sand Point is recruiting to fill one permanent, full-time police officer positions! If you are ready for the challenge and think you are a good fit for living and working in remote Alaska then Sand Point has an opportunity for you.
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform individually or as a member of a team. Participate in the following activities: enforce federal, state and local laws and regulations, apprehend suspects; investigation of crimes, emergency response and crime prevention; patrol the community to protect people and property while encouraging voluntary compliance with local, state and federal laws.
Sand Point, also known as Qagun Tayagungin, is a city in the eastern portion of the Aleutian Chain in Alaska. The 2000 census population was 952, and by 2010 the number of residents had risen to 976. The population always swells in the summer as salmon fishing hits full stride. Sand Point is home to the largest fleet of commercial fishing vessels in the Aleutian region.
Sand Point is located on northwestern Popof Island, off the Alaska Peninsula. It is in the Aleutians East Borough of Alaska, near the entrance to the Bering Sea. There is a cold storage, fish meal, and fish-processing plant owned and operated by Trident Seafoods and Peter Pan Seafoods has a support facility in the community. Sand Point has an airport with a 5,200 feet paved runway and daily flights (weather permitting) to Anchorage, 575 nautical miles to the northeast. Sand Point is also accessible via the Alaska Marine Highway System during the summer months.
BENEFITS: Medical, dental and vision. Alaska PERS Retirement. City-subsidized housing and take home patrol vehicle. Uniforms and and equipment provided.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Must be a US Citizen and at least 21 years of age. High school diploma or equivalent required. Prior police experience with current Alaska or out of state certification preferred. Must be eligible for and obtain Alaska Police Standards Council certification within 12 months of hire. Must possess a current Alaska Driver’s License. The selection process may include a written test, oral board, individual interview and in-depth criminal background and character checks. Applicants may also be required to submit to psychological testing, physical fitness, drug testing and a polygraph.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Sgt. Mike Chiesa at (907) 383-3700 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications and a complete job description are available at the City Office. Mon-Fri., 8:30 am- 4:30 pm. Contact Shannon Sommer, City Clerk, at (907) 383-2696 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
THE CITY OF SAND POINT IS A DRUG FREE WORK PLACE. APPLICANT MUST PASS MANDATORY DRUG SCREENING AT THE TIME OF EMPLOYMENT.
THE CITY OF SAND POINT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.