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For job openings, always check the Civil Service Board Website or the City of Jacksonville

 

Minimum Qualifications for Police Officer- 

  • Minimum age: 21

  • Education:

    • Graduated from an accredited high school (or proof of high school equivalency, such as G.E.D. certification.)

  • A Valid Driver's License:

    • Must be presented at the time of application. An Alabama driver's license must be obtained prior to employment.

  • Citizenship:

    • UNITED STATES citizenship and/or proof of naturalization are required.

  • Character:

    • No conviction of a felony or a misdemeanor involving, force, violence or moral turpitude.

  • Oral Interview:

    • Will evaluate personal appearance, communication skills, emotional stability, maturity, and suitability for position.

  • Physical Agility Examination:

    • Applicant must pass physical ability/agility examination, seat-ups, push-ups, 1.5 mile running, dead weight drag, and etc.

  • Psychological Examination:

    • Psychological suitability and compatibility tests are administered by the Calhoun-Cleburne Mental Health Center.

  • Physical Examination:

    • Applicant shall be certified by the designated City of Jacksonville licensed physician as being in good health and physically fit for the performance of his/her duties as a police officer.

  • Background Investigation:

    • Applicants shall be subject to undergo a thorough background investigation to assess suitability for employment. Checks with previous employers, credit bureau, driving record, schools, character references, and etc. will be made.

  • Drug Screening:

    • Applicant shall he subject to a drug screening to ensure that employees are drug free according to the City of Jacksonville's Drug Free Workplace Policy.

  • Pay scale - $13.45 to $22.19 plus benefits

Minimum Qualifications for Part-Time Police (/ Fire) Communication Officer -

  • Minimum age: 19
  • Education:
    • Graduated from an accredited high school (or proof of high school equivalency, such as G.E.D. certification.)
    • Experience in general clerical or communications work including some experience in police (fire) communications work.
    • Must be certifiable in NCIC / ACJIC computer terminal operations.
    • Must pass the City's required drug tests prior to employment
  • Citizenship:
    • UNITED STATES citizenship and/or proof of naturalization are required.
  • Character:
    • No conviction of a felony or a misdemeanor involving, force, violence or moral turpitude.
  • Oral Interview:

    • Will evaluate personal appearance, communication skills, emotional stability, maturity, and suitability for position.

  • Pay scale - $11.57 to $19.15 plus benefits

Minimum Qualifications for Jail / Maintenance -

  • Minimum age: 21
  • Education:
    • Graduated from an accredited high school (or proof of high school equivalency, such as G.E.D. certification.)
    • Experience in maintenance and repair work
    • Experience in jail operations
    • Experience in radio communication
  • Necessary Special  Requirements:
    • A Valid State of Alabama Driver's License and have a driving record suitable for insurability.
    • Be certified in jail management prior to hiring or within the employee probationary period
    • Be certified in NCIC / ACJIC computer terminal operations prior to hiring or within the employee probationary period
  • Citizenship:
    • UNITED STATES citizenship and/or proof of naturalization are required.
  • Character:
    • No conviction of a felony or a misdemeanor involving, force, violence or moral turpitude.
  • Oral Interview:

    • Will evaluate personal appearance, communication skills, emotional stability, maturity, and suitability for position.

  • Pay scale - $10.92 to $18.05 plus benefits

Written Examination -

Will evaluate general aptitude and related knowledge pertinent to successful performance in the duties of a police officer and/or police communication officer. This examination will be scheduled and given by the Jacksonville Civil Service Board

Contact Civil Service Board -

Application are only accepted when a registry is being establish. However, the Civil Service Secretary will take your name and address, and when a list is in the process of being establish, she will will send you a notice. If you have a change of address or phone number, it is up to you to make sure she has the current information. Addition information about employment with the City of Jacksonville is available at the Jacksonville Civil Service Board website.

Jacksonville Civil Service Board

111 Ladiga Street SE.

Jacksonville, AL 36265

(256) 435-9695

jaxcivilservice@cableone.net

Monday through Friday between 8:00 am, and 2:00 p.m.

 

Jacksonville Civil Service applications available here - Application

 

 

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