Community Services Officer / Intern (19895585)

(Temporary / Part-Time)
Law Enforcement
Sacramento/Metro Area
Until filled
$13.00-$26.56 Hourly


1000 Lincoln Ave Woodland, 95695



To perform a variety of routine, non-hazardous and non-sworn law enforcement office and field work.

This position will primarily focus on parking enforcement and work approximately 20-25 hours per week.  This is a part-time, temporary position without benefits. 


Candidate selected for hire will be placed in either the Community Services Officer or Intern position based on previous training, years of experience and ability to meet the minimum qualifications.  For example, a candidate who does not currently possess two (2) years of administrative experience may be considered for hire as an Intern.



Ideal Candidate will have experience working in a law enforcement agency and/or have substantial experience with public interaction.



Investigate routine crimes and prepare appropriate reports.  Assist with abandoned vehicle abatement.  Assist in special traffic control.  Respond to non-criminal calls for service. Operate telephone and radio equipment.  Assist in crime scene identification activities.  Assist in collection, preservation and transportation of evidence.  Maintain accurate chain of custody records.  Inventory and release of evidence and property.  Prepare property for auction.  Purge of files.  Perform Parking Enforcement function.  Report damaged or inoperative traffic signals, signs and markings. Advise the general public on parking laws, regulations and ordinances. Receive complaints regarding parking citations.  Mark vehicles reported as abandoned and conduct follow-up, including towing and storing of vehicle.  Keep records and prepare reports.  Enforce non-moving vehicle code violations and city ordinances pertaining to vehicles.  Perform general clerical duties using typewriter and word processing. Receive calls and take messages. Prepare monthly statistical reports. Retrieve and input data into computer terminal. Prepare correspondence to victims of crime. Provide clerical assistance to detectives. Process reports assigned to detectives. Process court ordered registrants.  Collect pertinent data from police reports and input data into computer.  Make presentation in small and large group settings.  Assist in producing monthly, quarterly and yearly crime statistics reports.  Assist in analyzing statistical data to develop crime patterns. Publish understandable crime information for law enforcement staff.  Coordinate facility maintenance activities and repairs.  Develop and maintain facility tracking systems.  Issue required equipment to both sworn and non-sworn personnel.  Order new and replacement equipment as needed.  Regular and consistent attendance.



Administer first aid in emergencies. Work off-duty hours as assigned. Assist in training of less experienced personnel.  Perform related duties as assigned.



Education:  High School diploma or equivalent.  Additional college course work or vocational training is highly desirable.

Experience:  Two (2) years of general administrative office work experience or one (1) year of administrative office work in a law enforcement agency. Prefer experience with substantial public interaction.

License or Certificate:  Required upon hire, possession of a valid California driver's license.



Apply with a City of Woodland application by visiting www.cityofwoodland.org/employment or the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 300 First Street, Woodland, CA 95695.  This position is Open Until Filled.  First review of applications is scheduled for Monday, August 12, 2019.  Résumés and cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of the application form. Postmarks will not be accepted.


Review Process:  Based on the information provided in the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination.  All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination.  Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral interview or any combination thereof.  If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least seven days prior to the event.

Typical work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  All of these positions are temporary part time.  Temporary employees work no more than 130 in a month and 960 hours in a Fiscal Year.

The pay cycle is monthly.  Pay day is the last working day of the month.  With the exception of worker's compensation coverage and sick leave, no other benefits compensations are provided.  Employees must contribute 1.45% of salary to Medicare and 7.5% to a retirement plan in accordance with Federal Law.




The City of Woodland hires only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

The City of Woodland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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