There is currently an opening in Rockford, IL for a Public Safety Job. It is one of the most rewarding and exciting careers in the country and are being performed by U.S. Army Soldiers. The position may be working with computers, assisting physicians or fixing helicopters, it is an Army job that matches your interests. The Army has over 150 different careers that you can train for, that will give you the skills and strength in the Army.
Public safety roles within the Army include law enforcement/security specialists, as well as on base protection services. The key Public Safety careers in the Army are the Military Police Corps and Army Firefighters.
Military Police help protect the lives and neighborhoods on Army installations by preventing crime, responding to emergencies, enforcing military laws and controlling traffic.
Military Police also provide battlefield support by conducting Area Security, Internment/Resettlement, Maneuver and Mobility Support, Law & Order, and Police Intelligence Operations.
- Law enforcement patrolling by car, boat, bicycle, and on foot.
- Interviewiing witnesses, victims, and suspects in the course of investigating crimes.
- Crime scene security and processing.
- Evidence and fingerprint collection.
- Arresting and charging criminal suspects.
Job training for Military Police requires 19 weeks of One Station Unit Training (OSUT), which includes Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training, and on the job instruction, including practice in police methods. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
Civilian related jobs:
The skills you'll learn as part of the Military Police will help prepare you for a future with federal, state, county or city law enforcement agencies. You may also be eligible to pursue a career as a security guard with industrial firms, airports or other businesses and instutions.
Army Firefighters help protect people and properties on Army bases from fires by controlling and preventing them in buildings, aircraft and aboard ships. Firefighters also supervise or perform firefighting, rescue, salvage and fire protection operations.
Army Firefighter Duties:
- Performing rescue and firefighting operations during structural fires, aircraft crash incidents, vehicle emergencies and natural cover fires.
- Performing emergency response duties during hazardous meterials incidents.
- Inspecting aircraft, buildings and equipment for fire hazards.
- Teach fire protection procedures.
- Repair firefighting equipment and filling fire extinguishers.
Job training for Firefighters requires 9 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldering skills, and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on the job instruction, including practice in fighting fires. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
Civilian related jobs:
The skills you'll learn as a Firefighter will help prepare you for a future with city or county fire depts. other government agencies of industrial firms where you'll be responsible for supervising firefighters, protecting life, safeguarding property and conducting rescue efforts.
Training & salary, the Army offers:
- Comprehenvise health care (medical & dental).
- Generous vacation time (30 days annually).
- Retirement Savings Plan.
- Family services and support groups.
- Special pay for special duties.
- Cash allowances to cover the cost of living.
- Enlistment bonuses totaling up to $40,000.
- Up to $81,756 for college.
- Up to $65,000 to repay qualifying student loans.
- Up to $4,500 a year tution assistance while serving.
- U.C. citizen or permanent resident alien.
- 17 - 41 years old.
- Healthy and in good physical condition.
- In good moral standing.
- High School or equivalent education.
- Enlistment in the U.S. Army.
U.S. Army - 5456 E. State Street, Rockford, IL 61108 - (815) 226 - 4780