THE BASIN POLICE Department is currently seeking applicants to fill the position of Scholl Resource Officer. The School Resource Officer is certified peace officer who is assigned to Big Horn County School District #4 schools located in Basin, Wyoming. Individual selected for this position will enforce all applicable city, state, and federal laws by apprehending, citing, and arresting violators on or off school property; supervises campus security personnel; monitor student activities and inform administration of legal concerns or discipline. Conducts criminal investigations on cases involving juvenile and adult offenders; establishes rapport with school officials, students and parents; advises students, parents and school officials in criminal matters; makes arrests as needed. This is a full-time position in which the officer assigned will work approximately 75% of the year as the school resource officer assigned to Big Horn County School District #4 and 25% of the time as a peace officer for the Town of Basin.
Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent, an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice preferred. Must possess a current WY POST certification or be able to obtain POST certification within one year of employment. Applicants must also pass an extensive background investigation, physical and psychological assessment. Must be willing to attend additional School Resource Officer training and other training as required. Preference will be given to those individuals who are already certified with three years of experience as a peace officer. For applications and other information, please contact the Town of Basin at 307-568-3331 or the Basin Police Department at 307-568-2341. Applications will be accepted through September 6, 2019.