Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

Essential Physical Functions


  • While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit.
  • The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Physical Performance


The incumbent must be able to perform the following:
  • Have physical and mental stamina to fire weapons.
  • React and move rapidly from sedentary to active condition in response to environmental situations.
  • Assume a variety of bodily positions and postures necessary to employ "cover and concealment" during a deadly force encounter.
  • Respond to a physical attack and possess the ability to escape attacker, subdue attacker and/or summon aid.
  • Must be able to react quickly and efficiently in all emergencies, natural or man-caused disasters.