TECHNICAL RESERVE POLICE OFFICER
DEFINITION: Under general and/or immediate supervision, assist regular Police Officers with various programs and patrolling assigned portions of the City in the prevention of crime and the enforcement of law and order.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Candidates must have the ability to:
- Accurately observe and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents and places.
- Learn to use and properly care for firearms, as required by assignment.
- Participate in firearms qualifications, as required by assignment.
- Think and act quickly in emergencies, judge situations, and evaluate people accurately.
- Learn, understand, interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Prepare clear, accurate, and grammatically correct written reports and memorandums.
- Work a minimum of eight (8) voluntary hours per month and attend required meetings and/or trainings.
- Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted throughout the course of employment.
- Perform any other tasks or functions deemed necessary to the daily operations of the employer.
THE ABOVE LIST OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE AND MAY BE SUPPLEMENTED AS NECESSARY BY THE EMPLOYER.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping repetitive hand movement, and fine coordination in preparing reports using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near, far, and color vision in viewing crime scenes, evidence, and firing a weapon. As a law enforcement officer, the incumbent may be required to run in pursuit and subdue suspects while taking them into custody; walk on uneven and slippery surfaces, and climb ladders. This position will be required to work outdoors in all weather conditions, around loud noise, and moving vehicles. Incumbents may also be subjected to physical threats, verbal abuse, and other stressful situations.
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Candidates must meet the minimum standards as required by the California Government Code Section 1031:
- Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.
- Be fingerprinted for the purposes of search of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose a criminal record.
- Be of good moral character, as determined by a thorough background investigation.
- Be a U.S. high school graduate, pass the General Education Development Test or other high school equivalency test approved by the State Department of Education that indicates high school graduation level, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year, four year, or advanced degree from an accredited college or university.
- Be found to be free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition that might adversely affect the exercise of the powers of a peace officer.
EXPERIENCE: Experience as an emergency and/or medical professional and experience supporting a SWAT Team is preferred. AGE: Candidates must be at least 21 years of age.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Possession of, and continuously throughout employment, a valid California Class “C” Driver’s License. Depending upon assignment, the applicant may be required to maintain professional licenses and/or certifications necessary for the position or required by law. In addition, candidates must meet the following requirements:
Successful completion of the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)-certified Module III, as specified in the POST Reserve Officer Minimum Standards or appointment within three years of the date of last service as a Level I or II Reserve Peace Officer. Subsequent completion of Level II and Level I Reserve Academies is strongly encouraged.
Successful completion of the POST-certified Module III and II, as specified in the POST Reserve Officer Minimum Standards or appointment within three years of the date of last service as a Level I or II Reserve Peace Officer. Subsequent completion of Level I Reserve Academy is strongly encouraged.
Successful completion of the POST Regular Basic Course, as specified in the POST Reserve Officer Minimum Standards.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Successful candidates will be required to pass a drug screening, fingerprint screening, physical examination, and a background investigation.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Prior to completing an application, please read the minimum qualifications for the position in which you are interested. You cannot be considered for a position unless you meet the minimum experience, education, license, and/or certification requirements. Under the work experience section, account for all employment within the last ten years (including gaps in employment), beginning with your current or most recent employer. Applications will be rejected if “SEE RESUME” is written on any portion of this section. The Work Experience section of the application should clearly demonstrate that minimum qualifications are met. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. False statements will be cause for disqualification, removal from the Eligibility List, or discharge from employment.
SELECTION PROCESS: Following a review of applications submitted, qualified applicants will be notified of their status in the recruitment process, which may include the date, time, and place of an examination. Written, oral, performance and physical exams may be given (no veterans preference given). All candidates will be required to provide identification before being admitted to written, interview, or performance examinations.
We encourage everyone to file an application with us and we do not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, or veteran status. Reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act are available upon request for individuals with disabilities. Please call (909) 350-7650 for additional information or to request an accommodation. The provisions of this job posting do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained in this job posting may be modified or revoked without notice.
THE CITY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO RATE CANDIDATES BASED ON A REVIEW OF THE APPLICATION MATERIALS AND TO INVITE ONLY THE MOST QUALIFIED CANDIDATES TO PARTICIPATE IN SUCCESSIVE PARTS OF THE SELECTION PROCESS.