City of Poplarville
Job Vacancy Announcement
Position Title: Police
be capable of performing all duties assigned by the Chief of Police,
including but not limited to the following: Traffic enforcement and
control, criminal investigations, enforcement of all City ordinances,
and any additional duties assigned by the Chief of Police.
must be 21 years of age or older and be a resident of the State of
Mississippi, and; A High School Diploma or GED notarized by issuing
institution or school board is required. Correspondence or mail-order
high school diplomas are not accepted. Advanced academic education
completion from an accredited institution in related areas such as
criminal justice is recommended, but not required. Individual must
have attended and passed the Mississippi Law Enforcement Training
Academy, and must have and maintain a current, professional
certificate from the Board on Law Enforcement Standards and Training.
It would be advantageous for individuals considered to possess
average to above average computer skills, to include the use of
Microsoft Office Suite and the use of email, and law enforcement
software. A Minimum of three years’ experience in policing with
progressive responsibilities is desired. An awareness of federal,
state laws and knowledge of the overall operations of the City
including policies, procedures, and ordinances would be advantageous,
but not required. Potential candidates must have the capability to
interact with other City employees and individuals in a professional
and cordial manner, as the situation warrants. Applicant must be
capable of being bonded.
will be at the rate of $16.31 per hour.
A criminal background check will be conducted. A department of motor
vehicles background check will be conducted to verify the City’s
insurance carrier can insure applicant. Applicant must have current
Mississippi driver’s license.
to Apply: Resume
with a completed application must be submitted to City Hall, City of
Poplarville, 200 Highway 26 East, Poplarville, MS 39470.
Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk, (601) 795-8161.
an offer of employment and prior to starting work, an individual must
have a pre-employment drug test by a physician
by the City. The examination will be paid for by the City.
City is not required to interview applicants not meeting the basic
requirements for the position. The granting of an interview is not
to be considered an offer of employment.
City of Poplarville considers applicants for all positions without
regard to: race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin,
age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or
any other legally protected status. The City of Poplarville is a
"Drug-Free Workplace” and a “Smoke-Free Workplace.”.