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Enforces State laws, municipal ordinances, and ARRC security plans and procedures in a manner which provides lawful protection of ARRC assets, property, employees and the public.
An Associate's degree in law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field is required. Professional related experience can substitute for the degree requirement on a year for year basis. Graduation from a certified Alaska law enforcement academy is required. Three (3) years of law enforcement experience is required.
Must be able to obtain an Alaska Department of Public Safety Special Officer Commission; must be United States citizen; must be 21 years of age or older; must have a valid driver's license and no traffic violations within past two years.
Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) by the Alaska Police Standards Council (APSC) is preferred. Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice is preferred. Railroad police experience is preferred.
Must not have been convicted of any misdemeanor crime within the past ten years (unless under 18 years of age at the time). Must not have been convicted of any felony, or misdemeanor crime of domestic violence by a civilian court of this state, the United States, or another state or territory, or by a military court. During the ten years before the date of hire, the applicant must not have been convicted of a crime of dishonesty or crime of moral turpitude, or a crime that resulted in serious physical injury to another person, or of Driving Under the Influence offenses or chemical test refusals, by a civilian court of this state, the United States, or another state or territory, or by a military court.
Must not have been denied police certification, or have had the person's basic police certification revoked, or have surrendered the person's basic certificate, or their certificate is under suspension in this state or another jurisdiction, unless the denial or revocation or suspension has been rescinded by the council under 13 AAC 85.110 or by the responsible licensing agency of the issuing jurisdiction.
Must not have illegally manufactured, transported, sold, or used a controlled substance, other than marijuana (unless under 21 years of age at the time of the act, and the act occurred more than 10 years before the date of hire); must not have used marijuana within one year before the date of hire, unless the person was under the age of 21 at the time of using marijuana.
Applicants will undergo a full criminal, employment, and personal background check. Applicants must be able to successfully complete a physical ability test. Applicants must pass a physical examination to ascertain that they are physically capable of performing the essential functions of a law enforcement officer.
For more information about this and other opportunities with the Alaska Railroad, go to www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/1866765 or www.AlaskaRailroad.com