|DWFP - Law Enforcement Trainee (Cadet)|
Deadline to apply for this postion - Tuesday April 01, 2014
This is a non-state service, specialized trainee (cadet) for
entry level law
enforcement, natural resources protection and conservation work as
DWFP-Conservation Officer I, in the Mississippi Department of
Fisheries and Parks. Upon successful completion of the prescribed
in-service regimen, the trainee (cadet) will be classified as
DWFP-Conservation Officer I.
Characteristic duties of a DWFP-Conservation
Officer I include responsibility for inspection, safety,
investigation, public relations, conservation education and
resources in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.
enforcement powers conferred by statute and utilize these powers
execution of their duties and responsibilities as well as in
state, federal and local law enforcement and regulatory agencies.
In addition to
regular enforcement and conservation activities, incumbents may be
specialized duties and primary responsibility for a designated
or physical location, i.e., county, district, management area,
state lake or
related agency facilities. Field work at the entry level is
performed under the
close supervision of an administrative superior with considerable
exercising independent judgment in extensive contact with the
public and in the
performance of related job duties.
Code 1972, annotated, Section 49-1-15: All appointments of
shall be under rules adopted and promulgated by the commission. No
be appointed from and after July 1, 2001, unless he meets the
(a) Is at least twenty-one (21) years of age;
(b) Has successfully completed sixty-four (64) semester hours at
accredited community college or university or has an Associate
Degree from an
accredited community college or has passed the Law Enforcement
Academy and has
at least five (5) years experience in law enforcement.
Reference is also
made to: H.B. No. 1624 - Regular Session 2001 -
Document(s): Applicant must provide employing agency evidence of
education requirements and a valid copy of his/her transcript to
work, when applicable.
Applicant must be at least twenty-one (21) years
of age at time of appointment; must possess a valid Mississippi
License, or a valid Driver's License from a contiguous state; meet
any and all
minimum standards of employment as set forth by the Board of Law
Officers Standards and Training; have neither a conviction nor a
plea of guilty
or nolo contendere for a felony or a misdemeanor involving moral
not been discharged under conditions other than honorable from any
branch of the
U.S. armed forces; receive a favorable background investigation
appointment and on a scheduled basis, pass a physical examination
conducted by a
licensed physician and meet minimum physical qualification
appointment and on a random-selection basis, pass an alcohol/drug
by a certified laboratory.
contingent upon successful completion after appointment of the
approved by the Board of Law Enforcement Officers Standards and
Training and an
agency-defined specialized training regimen, as well as successful
pre-defined requalification standards. Duty assignment may require
successful applicant be able to demonstrate swimming skills at a
level equivalent to the
American Red Cross Basic Swimming skill level.
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