Commanding Officer Police Job Description Sample
Non-Certified Police Officer
Under the general supervision of a Sergeant and in cooperation with the community, performs a variety of policing and law enforcement activities. Tasks are primarily service oriented and include patrol, investigative, and enforcement functions, to generally provide for the safety of the public, and to perform essential functions as required. Duties include an element of personal danger, exposure to adverse weather conditions, apprehending criminals, directing traffic, and transporting prisoners. Incumbents perform duties in accordance with Florida Statues and established departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines. The incumbent must be able to act without close supervision and must be able to exercise independent judgment. Work is reviewed through observation, conferences and review of written work product for results obtained and adherence to established policies and procedures. May be authorized to assume the duties of a Sergeant in their absence.
United States Citizen
Minimum 21 Years of Age
High School Graduate or G.E.D. equivalency
Pass Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) and/or pass a competitive civil service exam (Law)
Pass Basic Motor Skills Test (BMST) for physical agility
Pass Swim Test
Pass an Oral Board Examination
Pass Polygraph Examination
Pass Psychological Screening (Law)
Pass an extensive background investigation
Pass a Chief and/or Command Staff review
Pass an extensive medical evaluation
Pass drug detection by urinalysis test
Meet current State training requirements as necessary
Stable work history
Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
Must possess ability to exercise discretion
Be of good moral character, have no felony convictions and committed no incidents of violence
Not have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement
Military discharge must be "Honorable"
APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT
1.Police Personal History Statement (PHS) Booklet (27-Pages). This booklet can be downloaded by clicking the following link: http://www.hollywoodfl.org/DocumentCenter/View/4894
The Personal History Statement booklet must be completed in legible handwriting. Once the PHS is completed and notarized, applicant must scan and upload, as one (1) complete .pdf file (MAX FILE SIZE ~ 10MB), the PHS followed by all applicable documents in list order on page 2 from the PHS to the online application before submitting it. (Submitted Online ONLY - We are no longer accepting hardcopy PHS booklets)
2.City of Hollywood Employment Application (Online Application ONLY)
SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION
Once you have completed the Police Personal History Statement (PHS) booklet with all required documents and notarization, you must upload it as one (1) complete .pdf document (MAX FILE SIZE ~ 10MB) and attach it to your online employment application prior to submitting it. NOTE: Please retain your original PHS and supporting documentation as it will be required at point of interview.
EXAMINATION: Candidates must take the Criminal Justice Basic Aptitude Test for Law Enforcement Officers (CJBAT) from I/O Solutions or Broward College and receive a passing score. Candidates must also pass a Physical Agility (BMST) test, and Swim test prior to their application being submitted.
Candidates must present documentation from the Criminal Justice Testing Center at Broward Community College Institute of Public Safety or any other state-wide acceptable testing institution indicating their passing score of each component with their application. See information below from the Criminal Justice Institute.
BROWARD COLLEGE CRIMINAL JUSTICE TESTING CENTER
AT THE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC SAFETY
3501 Davie Road, Building 21
Davie, Florida 33314
Testing Center Telephone Numbers and Hours of Operation
Information Desk 954-201-6931 M-F 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Registration Desk 954-201-6790 T-F 8:15 AM – 3:00 PM
Click on the link below for the Testing Center Information Guide
The Criminal Justice Testing Center is NOT a hiring agency, it is a testing center for persons wanting to enter Law Enforcement positions in Broward County. The Criminal Justice Testing Center administers the TESTS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE BASIC ABILITIES TEST (C.J.B.A.T.), BASIC MOTOR SKILLS TEST (AGILITY), and SWIM TEST to candidates for employment in cooperation with Broward County Chiefs of Police Association. Successful completion of required tests may make you eligible for consideration of further evaluation by participating agencies.
REGISTRATION: Applicants must register on line for all tests and must have a scheduled appointment in order to complete the examination. All information regarding testing is available on the FOLLOWING WEBSITE: https://ips.broward.edu/IPSApplicants/IPS_HomePage_Frm.aspx.
Applicants must present a completed "CJSTC 75" form, a valid photo I.D., and pay appropriate fees to become eligible for written test appointments (appointments are mandatory and must be scheduled in advance).
All testing materials will be provided by the Testing Center.
A downloadable/printable study guide for the CJBAT can be purchased on-line for at http://recruitment.iosolutions.com/Preparation-Materials/Florida-CJBAT/. It is also available at the BC bookstore in Building 19.
Monday 1:00 PM (appointment required)
Tuesday 9:00 AM (appointment required)
- BASIC MOTOR SKILL (AGILITY TEST)
Monday 9:00 AM (appointment required)
Thursday 9:00 AM (appointment required)
- AGILITY PRACTICE (no charge for practice sessions)
Wednesday 9:00 AM
Thursday 1:30 PM
- SWIM TEST
Wednesday 12:00 PM (appointment required)
Following your written examination, you may receive your test result by calling the Testing Center at 954-201-6931 between 9 AM and 3PM on the appropriate day(s) indicated below;
CJBAT RESULTS: Any Wednesday through Friday following your examination.
Upon request the Testing Center will also provide printed documentation of your test scores AFTER you have PASSED all of the necessary tests.
CJBAT test results are valid for four years once you have achieved a passing score.
The BASIC MOTOR SKILLS TEST (Agility) score is valid for six (6) months.
The SWIM score is valid for life.
The City of Hollywood will determine if you meet the minimum requirements for the position. Following meeting the minimum requirements for the position, an examination will take place that will consist of the following test: Evaluation of Training and Experience. The scoring will be as follows:
70 points - for meeting the minimum qualifications of the position as stated above.
5 points - for possession & proof of 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university.
10 points - for possession & proof of 60 credit hours or an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university.
15 points - for possession & proof of 90 credit hours from an accredited college or university.
20 points - for possession & proof of 120 credit hours or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
5 points - for up to 5 years of previous Sworn local, state or federal law enforcement experience.
10 points - for 5 years or more of previous Sworn local, state or federal law enforcement experience.
Your Training and Experience score (20 points maximum for education plus 10 points maximum for previous Sworn local, state, or federal law enforcement experience for a total maximum score of 100) will establish your rank on the CITY'S CIVIL SERVICE ELIGIBILITY LIST. Your rank may change as we continuously take applications & update the eligibility list.
If you are claiming Veteran's Preference, you must provide a copy of your DD-214 in order to receive preference.
FACTORS WHICH WILL DISQUALIFY YOUR APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WITH THE CITY OF HOLLYWOOD'S POLICE DEPARTMENT
Prior to being considered for employment by the Hollywood Police Department, all applicants must successfully pass the following: a Police Personal History Booklet review (to include an extensive criminal history and driving record check); an oral board examination; a polygraph examination; a psychological screening; an extensive background investigation; a Chief and/or Command Staff review; a medical exam; and a drug screening. Failure to pass any one of these exams will render you disqualified from employment with the Police Department.
The following are background automatic disqualifiers according to the Police Department's established rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Automatic Background disqualifiers (to include, but not limited to):
. Five (5) or more traffic moving violations in the last five (5) years or a
poor overall driving history.
. Two (2) OR more drivers' license suspensions in the last five (5) years.
. Any D.U.I. arrest and/or conviction in the last five (5) years.
. Any visible tattoos on the hands, neck or face.
. Any ARREST AND/OR CONVICTION involving domestic violence issues.
. Failure to disclose any traffic tickets, convictions, past employer information, or any other pertinent/relevant information in your background.
. Recent use of any illegal controlled substance.
. If you have failed our background investigation or psychological screening (sworn only) in the past year.
. If you have any discharge other than "Honorable" from the military.
Your application will remain on file for 6 months.
Those applicants who are disqualified may not reapply for one year.
All successful applicants will be required to pass an extensive background which may include criminal history searches, driving history checks, credit report, courthouse searches, education verification, employment verification, professional license verification, or other search methods as deemed necessary for the position. In addition, the applicant will be required to undergo a medical examination, which may include a drug screening, prior to appointment.
Employment of Relatives: The City of Hollywood has an Ordinance which regulates the employment of relatives of City employees. Effective January 28, 2008, a relative may only be hired under the following additional conditions:
- The relative must have competed in an appropriate examination process as determined by Human Resources and be placed on a civil service eligibility list;
- The relative must be among the top three ranked candidates available on the certified eligibility list unless expanded by the Civil Service Board;
- The Department or Office Director and the Director, Human Resources must demonstrate that it is in the best interests of the City of Hollywood to hire the relative of a public officer or employee.
As of 12/15/2005 the City will require all newly hired employees to sign an affidavit affirming non-usage of tobacco or tobacco products within the last year prior to submission of application and will continue to be a non-user of tobacco products throughout employment with the City of Hollywood.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The Employment Office will make reasonable efforts in the examination and workplace to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise Human Resources of special needs by calling (954) 921-3216.
The City of Hollywood is an Equal Opportunity / Equal Access Employer.
Police Officer - Lateral & Academy Graduate
The City of Roseville, California is a dynamic, growing city with friendly people, outstanding community services, scenic beauty and prosperous businesses. Roseville's moderate climate, excellent schools, expanding job opportunities and nearby recreation areas attract new residents who are looking for a great place to live, work, raise a family, or retire.
Roseville is located in Placer County just 16 miles northeast of Sacramento, the state capital. Scenic natural areas, an extensive park system, bike trails and playgrounds are close to home. Within one hour, you can explore Gold Rush towns, enjoy water sports in nearby lakes and rivers, hike the beautiful Sierra foothills and ski the High Sierra. Lake Tahoe, San Francisco and the California coast are just two hours away.
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1051 Junction Blvd. Roseville, 95678
+Police Brochure Template 1-17-19.pdf
For more information regarding the City's benefits, visit our website at here. This position is in RPOA.
Please note: Copies of P.O.S.T.
Certificates, P.O.S.T Basic Waivers, Academy Graduate Certificates, and Academy Enrollment Letters must be submitted when you complete your application. You can attach your certificate to your application, fax it to (916) 774-5350, or scan it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Police Officer Waxahachie
The Police Officer position is a sworn member of BSWH Public Safety and is responsible for a variety of law enforcement, security, loss prevention, and customer service related duties. Duties include providing information and assistance to patients, visitors, employees and staff; patrolling areas to detect security, safety and/or fire hazards; securing buildings; enforcing parking regulations; controlling access to building and parking lots & garages; responding to calls for service; and enforcing state laws.
The Officer can expect to perform the following:
Patrol assigned areas in vehicle, on bicycle, and on foot to detect and deter crime.
Apprehend subjects committing crimes.
Respond to emergency calls, safety escorts, and calls for assistance.
Intervene as necessary to confront and restrain hostile and abusive persons to reduce the risk of injury to public and themselves.
Take appropriate legal action and renders emergency care.
Investigate and report on crimes, suspicious activity, disturbances, and accidents.
Respond to crimes in progress and calls for assistance. Serves in specialized units such as investigations, fire safety, crime prevention, and training as assigned and trained.
Complete initial investigation and follow-up investigations as assigned.
Participate in crime prevention strategies and special programs as assigned.
Enforce laws, policies, procedures, and forwards the mission of the organization
The ideal candidate will have the ability to pass the interview process, undergo a thorough background investigation, and pass post offer physical (including drug screening and vision testing) and psychological evaluation. The candidate must also possess good interpersonal and public relations skills, as well as good written, verbal communications, and computer skills. The ideal candidate will be able to react well in stressful situations, possess a current/valid driver license with a good driving record, and willing to work any shift for several locations throughout the DFW area.
- Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Waxahachie For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.
- Public Safety
- Full-time : Variable
- Our competitive benefits package includes*:
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1
- Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!
H.S. Diploma/ GED Equivalent
Current/active Texas Peace officer license or passed the Texas Peace Officer Exam in the last two years.
LPO - (Licensed Peace Officer)
TXDL (Texas Driver's License)
Police Patrol Officer Recruit
Patrols an assigned district during one of three shifts to enforce the ordinances and statutes of the City of Hampton and State of Virginia. May be assigned to various units within the Hampton Police Division.
Examples of Duties
Patrols an assigned district within the City of Hampton using a patrol car or on foot to prevent crime or disturbance of peace and arrest violators. Familiarizes self with housing, businesses and persons within the district.
Notices suspicious persons and unusual conditions and makes preliminary investigations. Examines premises of unoccupied buildings and checks doors and windows for security. Reports hazards that endanger public safety such as malfunctioning traffic signals, damaged utility structures, etc.
Acknowledges radio transmissions relaying citizens complaints and proceeds to location. Answers complaints from citizens such as domestic quarrels, fights, vandalism, etc., then takes necessary corrective action.
Investigates missing persons and watches for runaways and truants. Watches for and makes recovery of lost and stolen property and vehicles. Disperses unruly crowds at public gatherings. Inspects public establishments requiring licenses and ensure compliance with relevant rules and regulations.
Serves warrants and summons. Arrests violators for misdemeanors and felonies.
Accompanies prisoners to headquarters or jail, and makes report of events leading to and surrounding arrest. Confers with Commonwealth Attorney to coordinate courtroom testimony. Appears in court as arresting officer.
Investigates traffic accidents and renders first aid to injured. Directs and re routes traffic around accidents or other disruptions.
Issues tickets to traffic violators. Checks abandoned vehicles and calls for tow truck. Provide, escort for funerals, parades and shipment of currency. Transports emergency blood vials from hospital to hospital.
Provides public with general information on laws, ordinances, and services of the City and State. Provides directions to lost persons and motorists.
Renders aid to persons locked out of home or vehicle. Ascertains information from citizens to aid in investigation of crime.
May be assigned to various units within the Division including Crime Prevention, Training, Administration, Investigations, and Special Investigations Unit (SIU). Learns the purpose and operation of assigned unit. Assists senior officers in completion of unit's official duties and responsibilities. During an assigned shift, may maintain a limited caseload of investigations, as needed.
Performs other related duties as required.
Graduation from an accredited high school course of study or successful completion of a GED; college level course work in Police Science or related field of study preferred; ability to be courteous yet firm with the public; must be alert, and possess ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions; good skills of observation and memory; excellent moral character; good physical condition. Must pass City physical examination, background investigation (to include polygraph examination), and physical agility examination; must be at least twenty (20) years of age at time of application. Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license and must have a satisfactory driver's record based on the City of Hampton's criteria.
Entry level position. Requires attendance at Police Academy and period of probationary status prior to permanent appointment.
Receives supervision through specific instructions and daily evaluations by a senior officer, usually a Corporal or Sergeant. This may involve an element of personal danger during the arrest of persons who violate city ordinances and state laws. May be rotated to other Patrol Officer positions within the Police Department.
May be required to complete follow up investigations of criminal violations, and/or assignments in other units of the Police Division. This is a non-exempt position.
Police Officer (Pers) - Lateral
Oakland wants the best and brightest who are willing to innovate and are ready to serve a diverse community in one of the greatest cities in California. Come join our team! The Oakland Police Department has a fantastic opportunity for Police Officers.
The Oakland Police Department is committed to reducing crime and serving the community through fair, quality policing; therefore, we need dedicated Police Officers to serve our community. Police Officers are vital members of our team who contribute to the success of the Community and the Department. Dealing with a wide variety of people in different situations, OPD's Police Officers quickly analyze and solve problems and use their excellent "people skills" to defuse conflict and avoid confrontation whenever possible. When a true crisis or emergency occurs, OPD Officers are supported by state-of-the-art equipment, systems, and command leadership.
Police Officers patrol the City's commercial, industrial, and residential districts, working closely with the community they serve to preserve the peace and promote public safety. They carefully document their activities in written reports and provide court testimony. They also investigate crimes such as burglary, robbery, assault, and disturbing the peace. In this large and modern department, there are many opportunities for officers to gain experience working in areas such as vice control, recruiting, traffic enforcement and investigation, narcotics enforcement, youth or community services, crime prevention, and criminal investigation.
An ideal candidate will have been employed with a California law enforcement agency for at least two years and have an active California Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
After successful completion of the lateral transitional course, Police Officers receive step increases on an annual basis.
Retirement: Tier II - 3% at age 55; employee contribution toward retirement is 12% and Tier III - 2.7% at 57 retirement; employee contribution toward retirement is 11.5%.
The City of Oakland also provides an excellent benefits package which includes health and dental plans for employee and dependents; vacation leave, sick leave and holidays; education tuition reimbursement; life insurance; employee assistance program; deferred compensation plan, and credit union services. Vision plans are offered separately through the union. For more detailed employee benefits information please click here:
- Click on the link below to see a video on what it's like to work for the City of Oakland!
Working for the City of Oakland Examples of Duties
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Prepares for work; receives instruction from Sergeant of Police regarding assignment (beat) and/or specific patrol targets during daily line-up; inspects patrol car, equipment and weapons to ensure proper operation.
Patrol the assigned areas on foot or in patrol car to ensure the security of life and property, observe situations and deter crime by providing high visibility.
Respond to call for service, resolves disputes, admonishes individuals, respond to accidents and provide emergency first-aid.
Coordinates crime scene control and conduct investigations, including search area for suspects or evidence. Investigation will include duties such as interview, interrogations, identification of witnesses and victims, obtain case numbers and background information from dispatch or the computer.
Promote community policing by communicating with merchants regarding potential problems in the area; explain to citizen laws, ordinances and their rights in resolving disputes; attends community meetings and participates in community-based programs.
Pursue and apprehend suspects and communication with partner to coordinate chase.
Restore order, protect life and property, and maintain the peace at public gatherings and in conflict situations.
Prepare and document cases, complete reports and records, and maintain other applicable logs and records.
Prepare and participate in planned events; stands and direct traffic at accident scenes, demonstrations, control crowds and cooperate with city and state agencies to secure area at planned event or crime scene.
Prepare for and attend court, review reports and other related documents; testify in court include meeting with the Assistant District Attorney to discuss cases.
Participate in special details and assignments.
Provide information, directions and other services and assistance to the public.
May serve as a field training officer.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements for Application
Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications is acceptable:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade or High School graduate or G.E.D.
Police Officer candidates must meet at least one of the requirements below:
Have been employed as a police officer for at least one (1) year in a law enforcement agency within the last thirty-six (36) months and possess a current basic California P.O.S.T. Certificate.
Applicants who meet and are successful in the completion of the Basic Course Waiver Process administered by California P.O.S.T.
Applicants who successfully completed a California Basic P.O.S.T. approved academy within the past twenty-four (24) months from date of application.
Preference may be given to candidates who have been employed with a California law enforcement agency for at least two years and have an active California Basic P.O.S.T. certificate.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE / OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
- Individuals who are appointed to this position will be required to maintain a valid California Driver's License throughout the tenure of employment.
- Applicants must successfully complete all OPD Training and the Field Training Officer program.
- The City of Oakland and the Oakland Police Department actively seek individuals with highly desirable bilingual skills. Bilingual skills in Spanish, Cantonese, and Mandarin are highly desirable.
- Applicants must be 21 years of age or older at the time of hire.
Applicants may not have any felony convictions.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legally eligible to work in the U.S. and have applied for citizenship.
Must pass a background investigation.
Compliance with department medical and psychological standards.
KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES
Basic law enforcement terminology and concepts.
Technique for dealing with people of all socio-economic levels under hostile and emergency situations.
Observe and accurately recall places, names, descriptive characteristics and facts of incidents.
Remain calm and control own emotion in stressful situations.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Read, interpret and apply complex laws, procedures and policies.
Make rapid, sound independent judgments within legal and procedural guidelines.
Prepare clear and concise reports, records and other written materials.
Understand and follow oral and written directions.
Learn principles, practices, procedures, laws and ordinances, terminology and operation of equipment used in law enforcement and crime prevention and investigation.
Perform physically demanding tasks for extended periods of time includes: run, bend, stretch, twist or reach out with the body, arms or legs.
The City of Oakland reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity. Candidates must achieve a scale score of 70 or more on each stage of the examination in order to continue in the selection process and to achieve placement on the eligibility list. Scoring is based on Section 4.10 of the Personnel Manual of the Civil Service Board. The examination will be conducted in accordance with the Current Memorandum of Understanding.
The Selection Process
The selection process for Police Officer Lateral includes an oral interview involving hypothetical situations, a physical ability test, a polygraph examination and/or computer voice-stress analysis (CVSA), a background investigation, and a medical and psychological evaluation. Please note that the City of Oakland reserves the right to modify the selection process based on administrative considerations, legal requirements, or business/operational necessity.
Stage I: The first stage in the selection process is the completion of an employment application, supplemental questionnaire, a copy of a current California Basic POST Certificate, and a copy of a passing score (320 and maximum 14 minutes on the 1.5 mile run) on the WSTB Physical Agility Test from South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium (https://www.eventbrite.com/o/wstb-physical-agility-tests-12069656292). Applications received without all of the required documents will be not be considered.
Stage II: Oral Interview Exam. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an oral interview test.
The oral interview is designed to evaluate job-related skills and abilities such as oral communication, interpersonal skills, and judgment. Photo identification will be required at the time of this examination. In addition to general questions, candidates will be presented with hypothetical scenarios and asked to explain how they would respond to each situation.
Candidates who pass the oral board interview will be placed on the eligibility list for further consideration, subject to successful completion of the remaining stages.
Human Resources Management will provide OPD the names of qualified individuals in rank order for further processing. Candidates must earn a scale score of 70 in this examination process to be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration.
Stage III: Background Suitability Assessment. Prior to a conditional job offer, candidates will be assessed for background suitability. During the background investigation, investigators will contact references, friends, family, former and current employers, and other contacts to verify the information provided. Additionally, criminal records, driving records, and credit references will be checked. Applicants may be rejected for background factors at any step of the selection process, and omitting information and/or providing fraudulent information at any stage of the selection process may be grounds for removal from the process. Candidates will be required to submit to a polygraph and/or CVSA examination.
Stage IV: Post-Offer Processing. After a conditional job offer has been made, candidates will be assessed for compliance with department medical and psychological standards. The medical evaluation will include screening for use of illegal drugs. Character-related information discovered during the post-offer stage or failure to pass drug screening may be grounds for revocation of the conditional job offer and removal from hiring consideration. In addition, candidates will be individually evaluated by a City approved Physician based on their ability to meet the physical demands of the position including vision standards.
How to Apply
Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least an hour to submit your application if you are a new user on the system. APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ON-LINE ONLY. You may apply and view current openings by visiting our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm
If you do not have access to a computer, there are computer stations available at any City of Oakland Public Library. There are also work stations at the Human Resources Management Department, 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612. Work stations are available during regular business hours (normally 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
Our on-line application system is provided by NeoGov. If you have problems while applying online, please contact NeoGov's Live Applicant Support at (855) 524-5627 between 6:00 AM and 5:00 PM Pacific Time, Monday
You may also call the City of Oakland Human Resources Management Department during regular business hours at (510) 238-3112 for information; however, we are unable to provide technical support for the online application system.
You may also contact the Recruiting and Background Investigations Unit if you would like to speak to an Oakland Police Department Recruiter at: (510) 238-3339
Tentative exam dates are: April 2, June 4, August 6, October 1, and December 3, 2019
The City of Oakland is an EEO/ADA Employer.
CSU Job Listing Details
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Job ID: 5522
March 22, 2019
Open until filled
Link to Apply Online:
Campus Employment Homepage:
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
The starting salary will be $5,252.00/month.
Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.
For more information on the benefits program, please visit http://www.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/hr/benefits/index.html
ABOUT CAL STATE EAST BAY:
Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Under supervision of the Watch Supervisors, works an assigned shift and performs law enforcement patrol duties on foot, bicycle or by vehicle to protect campus and visiting personnel, property and facilities against accidents, bodily harm, fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry; enforces federal, state and local laws and traffic regulations; apprehends violators; provides general information/assistance to the public; responsible for the protection of life and property within the jurisdiction of California State University, East Bay; provides security for large gatherings of students, faculty, staff or visitors to the campus; conducts investigations related to assigned cases and investigate/record irregularities which occur during assigned shift; takes necessary actions within the limits of prescribed policies/procedures to correct the situation, or if necessary, contacts the appropriate authorities for guidance/assistance; may be required to perform other duties which enhance the safety of the campus community, such as providing assistance to Public Safety/Police support staff; participate in emergency preparedness and other safety programs. Must have successfully completed a POST certified Police Academy in the last three years from date of hire and/or possess at minimum, a POST Basic Certificate.
Field Duties - Enforcement, Safety, Security, Prevention and Emergency Response:
Enforces Federal, State and Local Laws and CSUEB regulations
Investigates reports of criminal or prohibited activity.
Takes action against violators through arrest or referral.
Prepares reports on investigations.
Appears at criminal proceedings or administrative hearings.
Safety and Security
Provides high visibility presence within the facilities and public areas to promote safety and security and to deter crime.
Provides security patrols and crowd control at major events or incidents to promote order.
Investigates reports of activity affecting the safety and security of persons or property.
Investigates civil issues affecting the order and interests of the University.
Conducts personal safety escorts and assistance.
Provides high visibility patrol by vehicle, foot or bicycle to deter crime.
Acts/reports on safety hazards and security problems in the environment.
Provides assistance, coordination, communication and control at incidents and disasters.
Investigates ,assists and reports on vehicle accidents and traffic related matters.
Investigates, assists and reports on medical emergencies.
Investigates emergency alarms (fire, security facility) and initiates action or referral.
Provides assistance to those who are locked out of facilities or vehicles.
Provides motorist assistance.
Collects and processes lost and found property.
- Participates in Community Oriented Policing Initiatives to promote public relations and awareness about safety, security and emergency preparedness.
Administrative projects and assignments
- Participates in the development and training of other employees.
In the absence of command, supervisory or lead officers, provides guidance to junior or non-sworn employees while on shift or assignment.
Provides guidance regarding appropriate application of rules, regulations, orders, procedures.
Provides guidance regarding the appropriate use and care of department equipment, supplies and facilities.
Provides guidance regarding documentation of incidents, case investigations and shift activities.
Investigates and reports, through the chain of command, circumstances that may adversely affect the Department, University or Community.
Thorough knowledge of current law enforcement methods and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of current criminal codes and laws.
Thorough knowledge of effective investigative techniques and procedures.
Ability to interpret and accurately apply policies, procedures, rules, regulations and laws.
Ability to work independently and make sound judgments.
Ability to provide guidance to other employees.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a diverse population.
Ability to interact effectively with members of the department and public in stressful situations.
Ability to handle all duties with acumen,accuracy, timeliness, confidentiality, fostering collaboration and trust.
Ability to resolve problems and conflicts.
Ability to accurately complete detailed work.
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
Ability to write detailed reports and correspondence.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Strong computer skills, using Windows platform, word processing, spreadsheets and databases.
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
California Drivers License (Valid with good record).
POST Basic Certificate or proof of completion of POST Basic Police Academy.
High School Graduate or equivalency.
Must be able to successfully pass background investigation, written examination, physical agility test, LiveScan, Polygraph, Psychological, Drug Screen, and Medical exams.
PREFERRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
- State Defensive Driving Certificate.
HOW TO APPLY:
In addition to the standard Cal State East Bay application, please submit a:
3.List of three (3) or more professional references
Resumes alone will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application.
To apply on-line, please go to www.csueastbay.edu/jobs. If you are a first time user, you must register, create a user ID and password, fill in your basic information, save and click on the position you are interested in, click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the online application.
This position will remain open until filled and may close without further notice.
Applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via automatic email reply regarding their application materials. In addition, all applicants who were not selected will receive email notification at the conclusion of the recruitment process. Please be patient as this process may take several weeks.
CONDITION(S) OF EMPLOYMENT:
Satisfactory completion of a background check that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment. Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.
All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate.
All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.csueastbay.edu/smokeandtobaccofree/
In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at: http://www.csueastbay.edu/upd/safety-and-security-reports.html
The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.
Performs responsible protective service work in the prevention, detection and investigation of violations of the law; performs related work as required. Work may include assignment to special duty such as Impact Team, traffic, field investigations, criminal investigations, K-9, etc.
Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Police Sergeant.
- Minimum starting salary $46,633.60*
For additional information, please check out our website: www.joincarypd.org
Patrols designated sector in assigned car; observes activity and intervenes as necessary; checks the physical security of businesses, homes, cars, etc.; gets out of car and closely inspects buildings; establishes contact with citizens for public relations;
Enforces traffic laws; patrols or conducts stationary observation of traffic; utilizes radar to detect speed violations; stops suspicious vehicles for investigation; issues warnings, citations, and arrests for violations; uses standard field sobriety tests to determine impairment;
Serves criminal summons, subpoenas, and warrants in assigned jurisdiction; makes arrests and transports suspects to the public safety center for processing;
Responds to domestic violence incidences; provides assistance to reduce the risk of additional violence; conducts investigation if necessary;
Responds to robbery calls; assesses crime scenes and calls for assistance; secures the crime scenes and interviews witnesses; apprehends suspects;
Investigates accidents; gathers appropriate information and fills out reports; draws diagrams; charges drivers as necessary; calls wreckers, rescue personnel, utility companies as necessary;
Conducts detailed investigation of crimes;
Provides service to the public; advises citizens on departmental procedures and options available;
Testifies in court on arrests made; presents evidence collected;
Completes necessary reports for all actions taken and submits to lieutenant for review;
Directs traffic as needed at traffic accidents and other incidents;
Prepares and delivers crime prevention and traffic safety talks;
May serve as field training officer (FTO);
Performs other job-related tasks as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of police methods, practices and procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the Town; general knowledge of departmental rules and regulations; general knowledge of Town ordinances; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to prepare clear and comprehensive reports; ability to deal courteously but firmly with the public; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of motor vehicles.
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by additional training and experience in the law enforcement field.
Requires drug testing and background check (which may include criminal check, education verification and credit history review) prior to employment.
Experienced Police Officer
The department's Police Officers provide campus-wide protection for all college patrons, property and basic emergency medical care. All Officers must maintain an Illinois First Responder license. The Police Officers will patrol the campus, complete written reports and take necessary law enforcement action to maintain order pursuant to State law and college policies.
This position is a Full-Time, 12-Month, Public Safety Officers Association appointment with an annual salary of $43,784.00
All applicants will provide:
An online Parkland College employment application
If you have any questions, please contact Sgt. Matt Kopmann at 217/351-2369.
Essential Job Functions
Maintaining order on-campus pursuant to College policies, state, and federal law.
Providing facility and patron security.
Performing parking and traffic enforcement and routine patrol.
Providing emergency care.
Performing forcible arrests as necessary.
Maintaining a good rapport with college faculty, staff, and patrons.
Providing assistance upon request.
Maintaining appropriate records.
Testifying in a court of law.
Wearing and maintaining appropriate uniform.
Maintaining current certifications.
Other duties as assigned.
Post-probationary status as a police officer in the United States.
Must be in good standing with the current department and/or left previous department(s) in good standing.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Valid driver's license with safe driving record.
At least 21 years of age.
No felony convictions; must pass thorough background check with fingerprinting.
Must complete on-the-job field training officer program.
If conditional job offer is made, must pass psychological exam and medical exam.
Police Officer 1A
As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Police Officer 1A or Police Officer 2A depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tab located at the top of the LA Careers 'Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 9500-LEAPS in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.
Applicants without a current test score can apply to take the test here.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
- Your application has been submitted successfully.
Checking for required test score
- We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.
Written Exam – See History – Click on the History link for test results. Candidates with an active, passing score will designate as "Pass". Candidates with a failure on the written exam designate as "Fail". If no information is present, you have no present written exam results.
- Your application is being reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Minimum Qualification Review – See History – Click the History link for the results of your application review. Passing candidates will designate as "Pass". Failing candidates will designate as "Fail".
Eligible for consideration
- You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review
- Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.
Referred to hiring manager for review
- Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.
- Someone has been selected for the position.
- The agency has decided not to fill the position.
The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.
(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).
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No experience or training is required.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must have attained eighteenth birthday at time of appointment.
An applicant who has been convicted of a felony or who is under indictment on a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by state and federal laws is granted.
May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.
May be required to complete a Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) course.
May be required to qualify annually with a firearm.
For some positions, applicant must be eligible for bond. Job Concepts
Function of Work:
To protect lives and property by conducting foot and mobile security patrols; enforcing parking and traffic regulations; rendering emergency services; investigating minor crimes and making arrest when necessary. Provides a limited range of police services.
Level of Work:
General from a higher-level police official.
Location of Work:
Differs from Police Officer 1 by the presence of certain regularly occurring duties as listed on the allocation criteria memo.
Differs from Police Officer 2-A by the absence of experienced level duties.
Examples of Work
Provides foot or mobile security patrol and enforces parking regulations.
Responds to emergencies and renders assistance as required.
Prepares reports on activities.
Provides crowd and traffic control at special events; may be required to intervene in situations utilizing force if necessary to make an arrest, to restore order, prevent interference with normal operations or to protect persons or property.
Police Officer (Laterals & Waivers)
NOTE: This recruitment is open to individuals who meet the definition of Police Officer Lateral or Police Officer Waiver (see below).
Pay for experience MAY be considered.
There will be a physical test included in the selection process for this position. Testing will be conducted on various dates throughout the recruitment process. For more information on the testing process, please check the Scottsdale Police Department's website at http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/police/join-scottsdale-pd/police-officer.
City of Scottsdale Police Officers are responsible for protecting life and property, preventing, deterring and investigating crime, enforcing laws and responding to citizen requests through the use of community policing strategies to engage and educate the community.
A Police Officer Lateral is someone who has current Arizona P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Certification.
A Police Officer Waiver is an applicant who meets one of the following conditions:
- Has successfully completed field training, probation, and is currently operating as fully functional sworn peace officer in municipal, county or state policing within the United States or its Territories; OR,
- Is a former Arizona P.O.S.T. certified peace officer who has left their position more than 3 years ago.
Applicant eligibility for the waiver (or out-of-state certified police officers) program will be determined during the background process.
1 year of experience working as a peace officer in municipal policing within the United States, or U.S. Territories, within the last 3 years.
Current Arizona P.O.S.T. certification, or certification equivalent to Arizona P.O.S.T. within the United States, or U.S. Territories.
Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of this position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include physical testing and oral board interviews. Final selection is contingent upon a background check which includes:
Criminal background screening
Motor Vehicle Department Records Check
Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment drug test, pre-employment medical exam, Cooper re-fitness test (recruit and waiver candidates) and psychological evaluation. The timeframe for reapplication with the Police Department varies based on the position and the needs of the organization.
For further information on eligibility, please contact Public Safety Human Resources at email@example.com. Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience:
A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent.
Must be at least 21 years at the time of application.
Must be a United States Citizen.
Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted Arizona driver's license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date.
Obtain and maintain AZPOST Certification.
Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area within a department(s) which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:
Performs law enforcement patrol activities.
Operates a motor vehicle and observes and monitors the public to determine compliance/noncompliance with prescribed operating or safety standards and laws. Pursues and stops offenders, subdues resisting offenders using necessary force where appropriate, including deadly force.
Issues citations and makes arrests; searches persons, places, and things; seizes and impounds property and evidence; transports arrested persons and property.
Mediates disputes; performs crowd and riot control activities.
Conducts law enforcement investigations.
Protects crime and traffic accident scenes; conducts face to face and phone interviews; observes, gathers, records, processes, and preserves evidence; measures and diagrams crime and traffic accident scenes; prepares detailed written reports of investigative findings; performs data entry of various police activity into computerized records management system, seizes and processes evidence; presents testimony and evidence in court.
Responds to citizen requests for assistance to fires, accidents, and crime scenes; administers first aid to sick and injured citizens for a wide variety of illnesses and injuries; assists distressed motorists and crime scene individuals; directs traffic; moves persons, vehicles, and other property.
This is a safety-sensitive position that requires candidates to successfully pass a post-offer drug screen prior to start date.
As part of the medical examination, candidates must successfully pass an Audiogram Test prior to start date.
As part of the medical examination, candidates must successfully pass a Visual/Ishihara Screening Test prior to start date.
As part of the conditional job offer, candidates must successfully pass an Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (AZPOST) Medical Exam prior to start date.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Perform a multitude of tasks simultaneously or in logical and efficient succession.
Sit for extended periods of time while driving a City vehicle.
Physical agility to pursue offenders on foot; stop and subdue resisting offenders using necessary force where appropriate, including deadly force.
Access paved, gravel, rough, or turf areas; climb elevations.
Exposure to dirt, dust, pollen, inclement weather, temperature extremes, traffic hazards, body fluids, hazardous chemical, firearms, various evidence, firearms, and unpleasant odors.
Perform first aid.
Lift and move up to 160 pounds for long distances with or without assistance.
Physically move persons, vehicles, and other property.
Visually distinguish full range of color spectrum.
Use and maintain proficiency with a variety of law enforcement tools, including handguns, batons, and other weapons.
Visual and muscular dexterity to operate a motor vehicle, computer equipment, and two-way radio maintaining constant vigilance to the surrounding area.
Utilize two-way radio to hear and respond to radio communications, voice instructions, and/or commands under a variety of working situations and background noise levels consistent with scene processing and/or traffic control.
Use appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) when needed/required.
Travel to/from various locations.
Work overtime as required.
Work a variety of scheduled shifts.
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The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.
When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.
This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.
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