Close Date: Feb 18, 2013
Salary: $5,304.00 - $6,768.00 Monthly
$5,304 – $6,768/ month
Plus excellent benefits
This is a non-sworn, civilian training classification to be used while incumbents are attending a certified P.O.S.T. Basic Police Academy. Incumbents in this classification receive the same employee benefits as Police Officers, with the exception of being placed in the Miscellaneous retirement category until successful completion of a designated police academy, and as civilian employees, will not be covered by government code sections 4850 and 3300 through 3311. Upon successful completion of an academy, incumbents shall be sworn as Police Officers, placed in the safety retirement category and begin an 18 month probationary period as a Police Officer on the date of swearing in.
Job Related and Essential Qualifications:
Education: High school graduate or its equivalent. Completion of 30 semester (or equivalent quarter) units from an accredited college or university preferred.
Applicant must be currently enrolled in a certified POST Basic Police Academy.
SUBMITTED T-SCORE (P.O.S.T. Certified Academy Entrance Examination) MUST BE RECEIVED WITH APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED VALID FOR THIS RECRUITMENT.
Must be capable of performing the full range of work assigned to a Police Officer free from physical, mental or emotional restrictions, which would adversely impact job performance. All vision must be corrected to 20/20. Must be free from color blindness and have a normal field of vision.
Hearing: Normal hearing acuity.
Height/Weight: Weight in proportion to height, age and frame.
Age: Applicant must be 21 years of age minimum by completion of Police Academy.
Citizenship: California Government Code Section 1031(a) requires that Police Officers be citizens of the United States. California Government Code Section 1031.5 requires that permanent resident aliens who desire to be employed as Police Officers be eligible for and have applied for citizenship.
License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
Candidates must detail related education and experience on the online application since the application will be used to select candidates for testing. Resumes do not substitute for the City application. The examination for this recruitment will consist of any or all of the following: application appraisal, written objective examination, written narrative examination and/or oral board interview examination. NOTE: Prior to appointment, the selected candidate must submit to and pass a P.O.S.T. approved background investigation and polygraph/CVSA examination. On a conditional job offer, the candidate must complete and pass a pre-placement psychological and medical examination, including drug screening prior to appointment. Selected candidate typically would start at the beginning step of the salary range. Applicants who require special testing arrangements must contact Human Resources prior to the final filing date. EOE