Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control 470 Wilmington Avenue, Delaware City, DE 19706, United States
Dec 10, 2016Full time
Summary StatementThis position is entry level and will be responsible for enforcing all applicable fishing, hunting and boating laws/regulations. Position will patrol by use of motor vehicle, foot patrol and vessel in varying weather conditions.Career LadderUpon satisfactory completion of department promotional standards and job requirements, employees may be eligible to be promoted to the next level.Preferred QualificationApplicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.Possession of a Hunting/Trapping Education Certification.Essential FunctionsEssential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here. Implements appropriate law enforcement action in response to complaints, traffic, criminal, regulatory and other activities. Investigates suspicious and criminal activity which includes detecting, collecting and preserving physical evidence, interviewing victims, witnesses, suspects and defendants, processing charging documents, executing search and arrest warrants and processing defendants. Performs vehicle and foot patrol of assigned areas. Performs community policing through informational presentations and educational seminars for other state agencies, schools, the public and community organizations. Provides protective services to state employees, visitors and the general public. Conducts surveillances and performs undercover assignments. Provides assistance to other law enforcement agencies as back-up or primary response. Takes into custody and transports felons and prisoners. Presents evidence and testimony and prosecutes cases in court. Prepares and maintains a variety of reports pertaining to response of an incident, daily activity and investigations. Calibrates, maintains and uses various technical instruments and equipment to determine safety compliance and operational readiness.Job RequirementsJOB REQUIREMENTS for DNREC Enforcement TraineeApplicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas: At least 20 and 1/2 years of age.Associates degree or higher in Criminal Justice, Natural Resources, Environmental Science, Sociology or related field. ORAt least 20 and 1/2 years of age.Possession of a High School Diploma or equivalent.Six months experience in conducting investigations which includes conducting interviews to obtain confidential information, gathering evidence and documenting findings.Six months experience in applying natural resources laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.Six months experience in narrative report writing.Closing Date12/16/2016 11:59:00 PM Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com.