The City of Glencoe Police Department is accepting applicationsFebruary 7, 2023
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Job will be posted on 2/6/23-2/15/23.
The City of Glencoe Police Department is accepting applications for the positions of
– Full-Time Police Officer
Applicants for the position of police officer must:
* Be at least 19 years of age.
* Be a United States citizen.
* Be a graduate of an accredited high school or have obtained a GED.
* Not have been convicted of any felony or any misdemeanor which precludes you from possessing a firearm;
* Must be able to meet the new education requirement listed below:
In partnership with the Alabama Community College System, the Alabama Peace Officers’ Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC) has adopted the ACT WorkKeys Assessment as the official Basic Ability Test (BAT) for all applicants for Law Enforcement Officer employment and certification. This requirement became effective on July 1, 2017.
In addition to possession of a valid high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate, the BAT is required of all applicants, excepting those applicants who have been previously APOSTC certified and who are required to complete the Refresher training for reinstatement of their Certification, or, those applicants possessing an earned Associate’s Degree or higher Degree from a College or University accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), or its regional equivalent.
Individuals who do not possess a valid ACT WorkKeys Assessment (BAT) may test at any Alabama Community College within the State. Applicants may contact the community college nearest their location for scheduling and other related information. The three components of the WorkKeys Assessment and the passing scores for applicants are as follows: (1) Reading (Workplace Documents), pass score 4, (2) Locating Information (Graphic Literacy), pass score 4, and (3) Applied Mathematics, pass score 3.
An ACT WorkKeys Assessment practice test can be purchased.
A fee of $45, payable to the community college, is required prior to testing. Should an applicant fail any segment of the test, the applicant is allowed to re-take that segment for an additional fee of $15 per segment.
After your application is submitted, all applicants who are not APOSTC certified must complete the Physical Agility/Physical Fitness test which consists of the following:
The Physical Agility Test requires that within 90 seconds, the applicant:
1. Pushes a standard patrol vehicle, in neutral, a distance of 15 feet;
2. Runs a short distance and climb over a six-foot wall or chain link fence;
3. Runs a short distance to an obstacle similar to a small window and crawls through the window;
4. Runs a short distance to a balance beam mounted approximately one foot off the ground, balancing on the beam and walk the length of the balance beam (fifteen feet);
5. Runs a short distance and drags a 165-pound dummy a distance of 15 feet There is a 90 second time limit for completing the Physical Agility Test.
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The Physical Fitness Test requires the applicant:
1. Completes Twenty-Two (22) push-ups in 60 seconds
2. Completes Twenty-Five (25) sit-ups in 60 seconds.
3. Runs 1.5 miles on a flat, level course within 15 minutes, 28 seconds
Applicants who fail the Agility/Fitness Test will have to re-apply for the next posting of an open position. Full-Time Police Officer Salary/ Benefits
Annual Salary starting at $35,360.00.
Retirement State of Alabama
Family BC/BS Insurance City pays 80% Life and Disability Insurance paid by City 24 hours Annual Personal Leave
Sick Leave accrued 1 hour per week Paid Bereavement Leave three days 10 Paid Holidays per year
40 hours vacation after one year 80 hours vacation after three years
Take home Patrol Vehicle (Tahoe) City Provided Cell Phone
All Uniforms, Weapons, Equipment, and Outer Carrier Vest Provided by the City
Applications can be picked up Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the
Glencoe City Hall
201 Chastain Blvd. W Glencoe, AL 35905
Any other questions or inquiries can be answered by calling 256-492-1424 ext. 111