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Enforcement Officer

Enforcement Officer

Job-Specific Whole-Person Assessment (Test)

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A Short Version of this test is available.   What's the Difference?

Candidates typically need about 45 minutes to complete our full-length job-specific assessments. Our short versions take less than half that time. Like our standard assessments, these tests are based on the U.S. Government Occupational Information Network (O*Net). They do not contain the animated simulation module, however, though they still provide valuable information about all critical performance-related dimensions. Additionally, the short versions optionally include 1-2 virtual video interview questions! Click below for more information:

Enforcement Officer (Short)

Enforcement Officer

Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local, tribal, state, or federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts. Includes police officers working at educational institutions.

Top activities and tasks for this job:
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Identify, pursue, and arrest suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts.
  • Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations.
  • Getting Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Record facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities.

About the test (Full Version)

The HR Avatar Enforcement Officer Pre-Employment Assessment was designed to help you hire staff in this role. The test provides a whole-person evaluation by measuring job-relevant cognitive ability, personality, knowledge, skills, and relevant behavioral history. Each component provides important data for hiring decisions. Cognitive ability has been linked to overall job performance in most jobs and correlates with a candidate's ability to learn new skills and to solve complex problems. Personality characteristics determine how well the candidate will fit-in with a corporate culture. Knowledge and skills indicate how much training will be needed before a new employee becomes productive. Finally, relevant behavioral history detects counter-productive behaviors that can impact job performance.

The Enforcement Officer test includes an animated work simulation in which candidates meet customers, colleagues and supervisors in a job-related context. Post-test surveys indicate the majority of candidates react favorably to these simulations.

The specific attributes measured include:

Cognitive Ability
  • Analytical Thinking and Attention to Detail
  Behavioral History
  • History Survey - Performance
  • History Survey - Tenure
Personality
  • Adaptability
  • Drive
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  Emotional Intelligence
  • Empathy and Emotional Self-Control

Following completion, the test produces a Candidate Selection Report that includes an overall score and detailed scores for each attribute. The overall score weighs each of the factors based on research and analysis from the U.S. Government's Occupational Information Network (O*Net). O*Net represents over a decade of dedicated research evaluating the relative importance of various factors that lead to success in almost 1,000 different job roles.

The Candidate Selection Report also provides expert interview questions that help you probe critical or low-scoring areas, along with a guide for noting your evaluation of the candidate's responses. Consistent use of an interview guide is an important part of gaining better candidate insights and making better hiring decisions.

Language:English (US)
Time to Complete:40 Minutes (Approximately)
O*Net SOC Code:33-3051.00
Simulation Context:Medium-Level General Business/Office
O*Net Context:Protective Service
More information about this Job
Annual US Wages (2020)
Bottom 10%:
$38,420 or less
Bottom 25%:
$48,950 or less
Median:
$65,540 (Average)
Top 25%:
$86,880 or more
Top 10%:
$109,040 or more

Hourly US Wages (2020)
Bottom 10%:
$18.47 or less
Bottom 25%:
$23.54 or less
Median:
$31.51 (Average)
Top 25%:
$41.77 or more
Top 10%:
$52.42 or more

US Employment Statistics
2019:
688,400
2029 (projected):
727,400
Annual U.S. Job Openings:51,000

Top Knowledge Requirements
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Law and Government
  • English Language
  • Psychology
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Education and Training
  • Administration and Management
  • Telecommunications
Top Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Negotiation
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Monitoring
Top Abilities
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Oral Expression
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Inductive Reasoning
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Near Vision
  • Speech Clarity
  • Speech Recognition

Alternate Titles for this Role: Accident Prevention Squad Police Officer, Alcohol Law Enforcement Agent (ALE Agent), Animal Cop, Border Guard, Border Patrol Agent, Border Patrol Officer, Campus Police Officer, Canine Deputy (K-9 Deputy), Chief Deputy Sheriff, City Constable, City Marshal, Civil Division Deputy Sheriff, Civil Process Server, Community Service Patrol Officer, Complaint Evaluation Officer, Constable, Cop, County Sheriff, Crime Prevention Police Officer, Customs Patrol Officer, Deputy, Deputy Certified Sheriff, Deputy K-9, Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff (Generalist)-Bailiff, Deputy Sheriff Generalist, Deputy Sheriff Lieutenant, Deputy Sheriff-Custody, Deputy Sheriff-K9 Handler, Desk Officer, Drug Abuse Resistance Education Officer (DARE Officer), Drug Enforcement Agent, Grand Jury Deputy Sheriff, Highway Patrol Officer, Highway Patrol Pilot, Immigration Guard, K-9 Handler, K-9 Police Officer, K9 Handler, Law Enforcement Officer, Lieutenant, Marshal, Master Deputy Sheriff-Court Security, Military Police Officer, Officer, Patrol Deputy Sheriff, Patrol Driver, Patrol Officer, Patrol Park Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Sheriff's Office, Peace Officer, Police Booking Officer, Police Inspector, Police Officer, Police Park Officer, Police Patrol Officer, Police Worker, Policeman, Policewoman, Protective Officer, Protective Service Specialist, Public Safety Officer, Safety Instruction Police Officer, Safety Patrol Officer, Sheriff, Sheriff Department Corporal-Road Deputy, Sheriff Deputy, Sheriff Officer, Sheriff's Detective, Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Sergeant, Sheriffs Detective, Sheriffs Officer, Special Deputy, Special Deputy Sheriff, State Highway Police Officer, State Patrol Officer, State Trooper, SWAT Team Member (Special Weapons and Tactics Team Member), Town Marshal, Trooper, Under Sheriff, Uniform Patrol Police Officer

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Activities performed during the Test
  • Review and summarize customer product feedback emails.
  • Calculate a product defect rate.
  • Make a product purchase recommendation.
  • Optimize infrastructure strategy for phone lines.
  • Respond to a customer inquiry.
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