Commanding Officer Police Job Description Sample
Police Officer (Patrol Officer Recruit) - Range 35 / APD
Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.
This announcement is for the recruitment of Police Officers. Applicants who are successful in the testing and selection process may be added to the eligibility list to be considered for positions that become available in the future.
This position is represented by the Anchorage Police Department Employees Association (APDEA) and is subject to the provisions of the current contract between the Municipality of Anchorage and the APDEA. If the person selected is not affiliated with the APDEA union, he or she must become a member in good standing within 31 days of beginning work.
DEPARTMENT: Anchorage Police Department
HOURS OF WORK: 40 per week; Shifts Vary
LOCATION OF WORK: 4501 Elmore Road, Anchorage, AK
Example of Duties:
Enforcement of all criminal and traffic laws including the identification and apprehension of violators. Perform a variety of crime prevention and enforcement duties as assigned.
Respond to complaints and requests for Police assistance and intervene in various situations as required. Enforce traffic regulations, direct traffic, investigate collisions and complete detailed collision reports. Conduct preliminary investigations; collect and preserve evidence.
Maintain records and daily reports; prepare cases for court testimony. Testify in court as required. Coordinate with other agencies as required.
The duties and requirements of a Police Officer include, but may not be limited to, performance of the following activities: use of firearms, driving emergency vehicles, handcuffing prisoners, administering first aid, rescue operations, lifting and carrying 0-70 lbs, directing traffic, subdue prisoners, pursue suspects, walking-lateral mobility, walking over rough terrain, bending, stooping, crouching, sitting, standing, standing for long periods, kneeling, twisting body, pushing, pulling, running, sense of touch, reaching, gripping hands and fingers, climbing stairs, climbing ladders, hearing alarms, hearing voice conversation, color identification, close vision, far vision, side vision-depth perception, night vision, maintaining balance, finger dexterity, speaking English, physically control combative and disruptive persons.
Physical audio / visual requirements include normal color discrimination, normal binocular coordination, normal peripheral vision, and corrected visual acuity of 20/30 or better in each eye. Normal color discrimination is defined as having the ability to discern the primary safety colors of red, green and yellow. Requires normal hearing or having no hearing defect which would adversely affect performance as a Police Officer.
Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences:
Must be a citizen of the USA at time of application
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
Must be at least 21 years old by date of hire
Must possess a valid State of Alaska Driver's license by time of hire
Must meet Alaska Police Standards Council (APSC) and Anchorage Police Department (APD) standards regarding misdemeanor and/or felony convictions, traffic violations and use of controlled substances. Such as:
No criminal convictions after reaching the age of 21
Convictions under age 21 will be individually assessed
No marijuana use within the past three (3) years
Refer to the Background Investigation information in the Notice Section for further, specific details.
Must be able to obtain APSC certification within 13 months of hire (AS 18.65.240).
Applicants for this position will possess the following qualities:
Unquestionable character and integrity
Free of cultural and ethnic bias
Strong ethical code in both personal and professional life
Desire to diligently protect and serve the community through courage, compassion and respect
Personal conduct above reproach
All position-required licenses or certifications must remain current for the duration of employment.
Additional Important Information:
TESTING INFORMATION AND NOTIFICATION:
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications, have acceptable employment records, and meet Municipal standards related to driving guidelines and criminal conviction history may be invited to participate in the Police Officer Testing process.
Applicants invited to test will be notified of the testing dates, times, and locations via email and/or phone. Ensure the email and phone number provided on the application are valid and current. Testing notifications will only be sent to the email address listed on the application.
An APD Police Officer is a professional and highly sought after position. Applicants should consider every step in the process as part of a professional job interview.
Appearance and conduct during the process should exude professionalism. Applicants with unprofessional attire, such as jeans, shorts, t-shirts, or tennis shoes, may be turned away from testing or disqualified. This does not apply to the physical ability testing; appropriate workout clothing is required for this test.
If during any portion of the application, entry level testing or background process it is discovered that the applicant falsified any material fact, or intentionally omitted or modified material facts, the applicant will not be eligible to re-apply or be considered for any position with the Anchorage Police Department.
Entry Testing Information:
All applicants must pass the entry level Police test by I/O Solutions. The written test is the National Criminal Justice Officer Selection Inventory Integrity 2 (NCJOSI2). For information regarding the written test, study guides and practice tests, go to www.publicsafetyrecruitment.com. Any cost related to this information is at the expense of the applicant.
Applicants must meet the minimum passing score to be advanced to the Physical Ability Test. NCJOSI2 test results are valid for two (2) years. Unsuccessful applicants are not eligible to re-apply for six (6) months from the date of testing.
Physical Ability Testing (PAT) Information:
For detailed information regarding these tests, refer to the APD recruitment website at: http://www.muni.org/departments/police/joinapd/Pages/default.aspx
Sit-ups: This test measures muscular endurance of the abdominal musculature and will count the number of correct sit-ups completed in a one-minute duration. Applicants must complete 27 sit-ups in one (1) minute to pass.
Push-ups: This test measures muscular endurance of the upper body and will count the number of correct push-ups completed. Applicants must complete 15 push-ups to pass.
300 Meter Run: This test measures anaerobic power and will measure the time required to sprint 300 meters. Applicants must complete the course in 65.2 seconds to pass.
1 ½ Mile Run: This test provides an estimate of the cardio- respiratory fitness level and will measure the time required to run 1.5 miles. Applicants must complete the run in 15 minutes and 17 seconds to pass.
Applicants must successfully complete the Physical Ability Test in order to continue in the selection process. Unsuccessful applicants may retake the test after 30 days. Unsuccessful applicants can only test a total of three (3) times within a one (1) year period.
CONDITIONAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT – BACKGROUND PHASE:
Applicants who successfully complete the Physical Ability Test will be given a "Conditional Offer of Employment". The six (6) Steps and conditions of employment are listed below.
Step 1: Preliminary Interview:
The preliminary interview is a structured interview focused on behavior relevant to the essential job elements required for the position of Police Officer. The applicant's interview skills, employment history, driving history, illegal substance abuse history and other relevant information will be assessed to determine if the applicant meets Anchorage Police Department standards.
Step 2: Background Investigations:
The Background Investigation is a critical examination of an applicant's past work and personal history. The Background Investigation phase takes the majority of time in the application process.
Applicants who are not successful during the Background Investigation phase are eligible to re-apply two (2) years from the date of the conditional offer unless otherwise indicated.
If during any portion of the process/background investigation it is discovered the applicant committed an act or acts which would constitute felonious conduct under Statutes, except the specific exclusions regarding simple possession and/or use of a controlled substance, the applicant will not be eligible to re-apply or be considered for any position with the Anchorage Police Department.
The investigation consists of:
Criminal and civil history checks
Driving history checks
Credit history checks
Secondary developed references
Eliminating Factors are listed below. Includes but is not limited to:
Conviction of a felony crime by a civilian court of a US State, Federal Court, Territory, or Military Court or any other Country for an offense which would be classified as a felony under Alaska Statue.
Misdemeanor criminal conviction after 21 years of age.
Misdemeanor criminal convictions that occur before 21 years of age will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Illegally manufactured, transported or possessed with intent to sell or distribute, or who has sold a controlled substance and/or an imitation controlled substance, unless under 21 years of age and the act occured more than 10 years before the date of hire.
Illegally used any controlled substance, other than marijuana, including scheduled prescription medications not prescribed to you within five (5) years of the date of application (unless under the age of 21 at the time).
Used marijuana to any degree within three (3) years of the date of application, regardless of marijuana's legal status at the time.
To any degree, used an illegal controlled substance while employed as a certified Municipal, State, or Federal peace officer, or correctional officer.
Step 3: Psychological Assessment:
The Psychological Assessment is a two-part process, and is used to determine suitability for the position. The first part is a written exam, and the second part is an interview with a State of Alaska licensed Psychologist. The written exam can take approximately 4 – 6 hours to complete.
Applicants must successfully complete the Psychological Assessment in order to continue in the selection process. Unsuccessful applicants may re-apply after two (2) years.
Step 4: Polygraph Examination:
Successful applicants will be required to submit to a Polygraph Examination.
Applicants must successfully complete the Polygraph Examination in order to continue in the selection process. Unsuccessful applicants may re-apply after two (2) years.
Step 5: Command Review and Chief's Selection:
After passing all previous steps and phases, applicant files will be forwarded to a command review, where a panel of no less than three command level officers will review applicant files before they are forwarded to the Chief for final selection. Unsuccessful applicants may re-apply after two (2) years.
Step 6: FINAL CONDITIONAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT:
The Municipal Employment Office will contact the selected applicants to make a final conditional offer of employment. The final conditional offer of employment is based upon successful completion of the remaining conditions of employment:
Medical examination by an MOA designated licensed physician to determine if the applicant is physically sound and free from physical defects that would adversely affect the performance of duties required by a Police Officer.
Satisfactory passing a drug screen
Submission of a current copy of the applicants State of Alaska Driver's License
Submission of a current (dated within 30 days from the date requested) copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaska Driver's License was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant.
For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines.
All information from pre-employment examinations are the property of the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) and are confidential. Copies of any pre-employment examinations will not be provided to the applicant by the MOA or the medical provider.
Selected applicants must successfully complete these remaining conditions in order to be hired. Unsuccessful applicants may re-apply after two (2) years from the date of the conditional offer.
The Municipality Of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program.
For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.
The Municipality of Anchorage is an Employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.
Once an applicant clicks on the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account.
NOTE: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.
For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Employee Relations Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, Alaska Time.
The MOA is an EO and AA Employer and complies with Title I of the ADA
For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571.
632 W. 6th Avenue Anchorage, Alaska 99501
PO Box 196650 Anchorage, Alaska 99519
Disclaimer | Privacy Statement | Site Help | (c)2004 MOA IT e-Gov
Police Officer / Police Officer Trainee
For doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, Hickory is a bridge between Asheville and Charlotte at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains along Interstate 40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry and quality.
Hickory, North Carolina, is a three-time All-America City on the Catawba River approximately one hour east of Asheville and one hour north of Charlotte. More than 40,000 residents call Hickory their home and Hickory is the hub of a 350,000 metropolitan area.
Hickory has outstanding school systems, seven recreation facilities, two libraries, several golf courses, theaters, art museums, and eighteen gorgeous parks. Beautiful Lake Hickory is over 4,000 acres and has many public access areas. Please check out Hickory at www.hickorync.gov/employment or www.hickorywellcrafted.com for a web portal all about Hickory and the surrounding areas and what makes Hickory a "Well Crafted" City.
Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, or the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability. U.S. Law requires all applicants to furnish proof of identity and right to work in the U.S.
All offers of employment are contingent on the successful completion of a post-offer functional prework screen and a drug screen. This examination process is designed to determine if applicants are able to efficiently perform the essential functions of the job without physical harm to themselves, or others. All applicants are subject to a background check.
This position patrols (on foot or in patrol car) an assigned area in business and residential sections to preserve general order; directs traffic and enforces law; operates speed detection device (radar); performs other police related duties as required. Possession of general certification from the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission; pass physical examination and other examinations; prefer applicants with good knowledge of laws and ordinances relating to arrest, search and seizure, traffic control and modern police practices; radio communications and apprehension of criminals; prefer applicants with some knowledge of Hickory street systems; minimum age of twenty years; applicants must not have been convicted of a felony and must undergo a thorough background investigation; weight must be in proportion to height; possession of valid Class "C" driver's license from NC.
An employee may be hired as a Police Officer Trainee with a 10% salary reduction and must successfully complete the NC Basic Law Enforcement School, receive a probationary NC General Certification within 60 days of completion of Basic Law Enforcement Training and must provide a copy of the diploma with the number of successfully completed hours.
Sworn law enforcement officer/ deputy from another state are encouraged to apply.
Position Open until filled.
Patrols assigned area to detect and deter criminal activity and traffic violations.
Responds to calls, including domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, lost or missing persons searches, public service duties, stranded motorists, and others.
Conducts preliminary inquiries, field interviews, and follow-up investigations to include interviewing victims, complainants and witnesses, gathering information and evidence, and securing the crime scene.
Obtains and serves search and criminal warrants; apprehends, arrests, and processes offenders, including juveniles.
Provides assistance and backup support to other officers as necessary.
Provides first aid to victims as necessary and assists motorists.
Provides traffic direction as needed for events such as parades, funerals, ball games, and school crossings.
Testifies in judicial proceedings.
Completes all required reports and forms, including accident and incident reports.
Serves criminal papers.
Transports prisoners from police headquarters to detention facility.
Inspects and maintains patrol car.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Qualifications
Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
Must possess a general certification from the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission (BLET).
Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the North Carolina Training and Standards Commission.
Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, criminal and traffic codes, juvenile law, search and seizure laws, city ordinances, and departmental policies and procedures.
Knowledge of traffic investigation techniques and procedures.
Knowledge of the geographical layout of the city.
Knowledge of first aid.
Knowledge of court system and procedures.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Skill in the use of firearms, communication equipment, and other standard and specialized equipment.
Skill in the use of photographic and surveillance equipment, audio and video equipment, radios, and various emergency equipment.
Skill in restraining persons without causing physical harm.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee in this position to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently/repeatedly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and exert force; stoop; kneel; half-kneel; squat; crouch; crawl; talk; and hear. An employee in this position will have successfully passed the North Carolina Police Officer Physical Ability Test.
SAFETY SENSITIVE: This position has been identified as safety-sensitive.
The employee in this position will be part of a random drug testing pool. The methodology for choosing the random test subjects is handled by an outside, impartial, third party vendor.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed indoors, traveling in a vehicle, and outside where the employee may be exposed to cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases and life-threatening situations.
Capitol Police Officer
Capitol Police Officer. (Classified-Exempt Employment)
Salary: Starting Salary $32,000
Salary Range: $30,000 - $43,992
Location: Charleston, West Virginia
This job is not classified or covered under Division of Personnel administered merit system. For information about this position contact the hiring agency as indicated below.
Duties: Under general supervision, perform full performance level security, patrol, and investigative duties necessary for the effective fulfillment of the Division of Protective Service's mission, policies, goals, and objectives. Provides law enforcement and police work involving the safeguarding of the public, state employees and state property and involving other hazardous, criminal, or unauthorized activities.
Capitol Police Officers have the same law enforcement authority as the State Police. The director and designated members shall have said powers throughout the state relating to offenses and activities occurring on any property owned, leased or operated by the State of West Virginia when undertaken at the request of the agency occupying the property. Examples of duties: Perform all law enforcement efforts, investigation of complaints and accidents, patrols the Capitol Complex and other state facilities, and operates Directed Public Access Points.
How to Apply:
No online applications. Do not contact the Division of Personnel about this job. Contact the Division of Protective Services at 304-558-9911 to request an employment application. Individuals returning an application must also furnish the following:
A birth certificate (hospital certificates are unacceptable). Court house or vital statistics certificate only
High school diploma or G.E.D. (transcripts are unacceptable). An original letter signed by the high school principal or counselor, on school letterhead, certifying graduation is acceptable
Any other diploma/certificate/license
Candidates must be 21 years of age and must have successfully completed the professional training required for police officers at the West Virginia State Police Academy. Applicant's WV Law Enforcement certification must be in current status at time of application.
Examples of Work
Performs all law enforcement efforts, investigation of complaints and accidents; patrols the Capitol Complex and other state facilities as legally required of, and permitted to, members of the division.
Submits all records and reports to the shift commander and shall be responsible for the form completeness and quality of all reports Notifies Shift Commander or, in their absence, the proper authority, upon discovery or receipt of information, regarding any information of extraordinarily serious incident or crime, riot, civil disturbance, willful disruption of governmental processes, or other such emergency situation.
Serves as liaison to the Governor's Office, Capitol Complex employees and the general public.
Documents, routes and disseminates all messages, information and citizen complaints.
Observes division rules, regulations and other division directives and ensures proper personal appearance.
Observes established division chain of command.
Responsible for the general appearance, maintenance and security of all division owned or leased facility or office area assigned to or occupied.
Responsible for the proper usage of all expendable supplies and equipment and the proper use, care and maintenance of all division owned or maintained transportation equipment.
Responsible for the proper use, maintenance, necessary replacement and security of all personal issued general equipment and individual issue equipment.
Responsible for the proper identification and security, in accordance with division rules and regulations and policies and procedures governing same, of all criminal evidence recovered, collected or otherwise obtained and stored or maintained by the division.
May serve as Acting Shift Sergeant when designated by the Shift Sergeant.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations relating to law enforcement.
Knowledge of appropriate means of exercising force against offenders.
Ability to operate police equipment and firearms.
Ability to operate and maintain electronic security equipment.
Ability to take prompt effective action in time of crisis.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with publi officials and the general public.
Part Time- Off Duty Chicago Police Officer: Current Chicago Police Officer
Temporary Part Time Seasonal Roles
The Chicago Public Schools utilizes temporary part-time seasonal support in school-based, network and central office positions. Duties are identified by the hiring manager following the application process. Positions require reliable workers who are able to provide support in areas as requested by administrators. These may include, but are not limited to
Duties related to opening and closing out the school day.
Data entry, filing, answering phones and other various clerical duties
Duties associated with supporting overall school operations
Medium Work: Exerting twenty (20) to fifty (50) pounds of force occasionally, or ten (10) to fifteen (15) pounds of force frequently, or greater than negligible up to ten (10) pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demands are in excess of those for Light Work.
Our vision is that Every Chicago Public Schools student in every neighborhood will be engaged in rigorous, well-rounded instructional program and will graduate prepared for success in college, career and life. Join us and help make this vision a reality.
Special Police Officer (Spo) – Georgetown University Police Department (Gupd)
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.
Special Police Officer (SPO) – Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD)
The Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) is committed to helping maintain a safe and secure environment on Georgetown University's main campus, serving more than 14,000 students, approximately 1,200 faculty members and nearly 2,500 staff in 54 buildings covering 104 acres on the hilltop. GUPD provides event management, crime prevention, and police services on the Georgetown University Main and Medical Center campuses and off campus properties. Utilizing foot patrols, vehicles, and bicycles, the officers patrol the campus twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
The Special Police Officer (SPO) provides services to protect the life, well‐being, and property of students, faculty, staff, visitors, dignitaries, and others through policing, patrol, event security, investigation, and emergency response as outlined in General Orders and Special Orders, as directed by superior officers, and as proscribed in the Consortium of Universities Law Enforcement Training Academy and other departmental trainings. S/he supports the University community by providing information and assistance, and is responsible to the Patrol Sergeant for fulfilling duties assigned and for performing patrol functions and specialized assignments according to all special and general orders in the protection of life and property at Georgetown University. The Special Police Officer works with other patrol officers, communication officers, security officers, and student guards. Duties include but are not limited to:
Police and Security
Provides police and security services while protecting life and property.
Performs police patrol duties on foot, bicycle, and motor vehicle - to include response to all emergencies.
Enforces all United States, District of Columbia laws, and University rules and regulations.
Supports the university community by establishing and maintaining an environment in which all community members can go safely about their varied activities in the best interest of the university.
Investigation and Reporting
Accurately and thoroughly prepares incident reports.
Safeguards information and evidence to ensure successful follow up and resolution.
Assists with preliminary investigations of incidents as necessary.
Supports and provides assistance to persons who have been victims of crime.
Attends court whenever necessary, regardless of other commitments.
Community Oriented Policing Program
Gathers and reports intelligence related to public safety and crime prevention and conducts crime risk analysis within the campus assigned area.
Identifies and analyzes recurring community problems and works to identify responses to them.
Prepares and coordinates tasks to be accomplished within the campus assigned area on a weekly basis.
Prepares weekly evaluation reports describing task accomplishment related to community policing goals and objectives.
Without direct supervision, conducts speaking presentations on topics that have been identified through surveys and analysis.
In support of the university's higher education objectives, becomes well acquainted with members of the University community.
Communications as Assigned
Answers all telephone calls.
Responds to emergencies, burglar alarms, fire alarms, and requests for service.
Monitors all burglar/security alarms, cameras and fire alarms; and tracks University Police activities at dispatch.
High school diploma or certified equivalency
3 years general work experience – preference for 1 to 3 years of security, law enforcement or military experience
An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered in lieu of above requirements
At least 21 years of age
Possession and maintenance of a valid driver's license with no violations in the last 3 years , and ability to pass Georgetown University driver's certification
Successful completion of a written test, a report writing test, drug test, physical examination by a medical doctor to University specifications, and extensive psychological testing
Ability to meet requirements for a comprehensive background investigation
Confidence using computers, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and email, and/or the ability to learn these applications
Preference for knowledge of telecommunications equipment
Preference for administrative and clerical skills
Ability to daily move items weighing up to 20 pounds, to frequently move items weighing up to 50 pounds, and occasionally move items weighing up to 100 pounds, and to walk and stand with operation of controls.
SPO I: Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Special Police Officer Commission; ability to complete all required university police training to include certification in Arrest Control Tactics, Baton, and OC‐based Aerosol Subject Restraint – to include the Consortium of Universities Law Enforcement Academy, typically during the probation period or equivalent training and certification from a civilian or military law enforcement academy; and basic knowledge of criminal and civil law and police policies and procedures.
For SPO II: Current certification in Baton/OC Spray; successful completion of Consortium of Universities Law Enforcement Academy or equivalent; intermediate knowledge of criminal and civil law and police procedures and policies; current SPO commission; possession of tact, patience, a courteous demeanor in order to deal with students, staff, faculty, visitors, and community members; ability to exercise respect the use of police powers in relation to a University environment; and excellent verbal and written communications skills, including report writing.
The Special Police Office is considered as essential under the University Personnel policy guidelines and therefore is subject to be on call when necessary. Therefore, applicants must have willingness and availability to work extended, odd, or off hours to achieve the expectations of the Department, to include rotating tours of duty (day shifts, evening shifts, overnight shifts) with fluctuating days off, according to departmental needs
Current Georgetown Employees:
If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or email@example.com.
Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Police Officer (Lateral)
ABOUT THE POSITION Benefits Supplemental Questions
This recruitment will remain open until a sufficient number of applications have been received and may close without prior notice.
Lateral Hiring Incentives
A $3,000.00 lump sum payment upon the successful completion of the 18-month probationary period with the Downey Police Department.
The carry-over of the accumulated sick leave balance at separation from the former agency, up to 360 hours.
The carry-over of the accumulated vacation balance at separation from the former agency, up to 80 hours.
Vacation accrual rate based on prior years of Lateral Police Officer experience and in accordance with the current Memorandum of Understanding between the Downey Police Officers' Association and the City of Downey.
In addition to pay, the City offers competitive benefits including City paid medical insurance coverage up to the Kaiser (HMO Plan) family rate currently at $1,492.11 per month, a tuition reimbursement program that covers up to the Cal State rates, and a "3/12" work schedule.
Education Incentive Pay: An additional 7% of base pay for an Associate's degree or equivalent units (60) OR Intermediate California (CA) P.O.S.T.
An additional 10.5% for a Bachelor's degree or equivalent units (124) OR Advanced California P.O.S.T. Certificate.
Merit Longevity: Employees become eligible for additional merit longevity pay increases after 5 years at 2.75%, 10 year at 5.5%, at 20 years of service, 8.25%, and at 25 years of service, 13%. Effective 12/23/02, full-time years of service as a certified Peace Officer with another CA P.O.S.T. law enforcement agency shall apply to longevity as though earned with the City of Downey after the initial probationary period has been completed.
Retirement: In accordance with Public Employees' Pension Reform Act (PEPRA), new hires enrolled after January 1, 2013 will be under the 2.7% @ age 57 formula as a new member to the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). This enrollment will require a member contribution of 12.25% of reportable earnings.
Laterals with active classic CALPERS membership or classic membership in another California retirement plan that provides eligible reciprocity with CalPERS, will qualify for the 3% @ age 55 retirement formula. This formula will require a member contribution of 9% of reportable earnings.
Description: To perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; enforce State and local traffic regulations; perform investigative work; and participate in and provide support and assistance to special department crime prevention and enforcement programs.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The following examples are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this classification.
Patrols assigned area in patrol car to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crimes, and to enforce traffic regulations; responds to calls and complaints involving traffic accidents, robberies, disturbances, and other misdemeanors and felonies, and take necessary police action; make arrests; take charge of, and guide and direct the work of other law enforcement personnel in various situations until relieved by a supervisor officer.
Conducts motor vehicle accident investigations; provides first aid for injured persons, and take safeguards to prevent further accidents; interviews principals and witnesses; takes written statements and examines conditions of accident scene; and clears or directs clearing of obstructions and wreckage.
Investigates crimes against persons and property; interviews victims and witnesses; searches for, evaluates and secures/collects evidence; and arrests suspected perpetrator(s).
Investigates complaints involving juveniles, including reports of child neglect and persons reported to be contributing to the delinquency of minors; checks business establishments and public places known to be frequented by juveniles; and arrests juvenile and adult offenders.
Processes warrants and apprehends or assists in the apprehension of wanted persons by court orders or actions in criminal cases.
Maintains knowledge of local ordinances and state laws, rules of evidence for criminal cases, crime prevention techniques, current investigation techniques, traffic control techniques, care and custody of persons and property.
Prepares and submits required reports and provides assistance, information, and directions to the public.
Education: High school graduate or equivalent AND completion of a California (CA) Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Academy.
Experience: Current employment as a full-time, paid peace officer in a CA P.O.S.T. approved agency in good standing.
Age: 21 years of age at time of appointment.
Height in proportion to weight;
Vision correctable to 20/20 in both eyes and free from color blindness;
Hearing within normal limit; and
United States citizen or an applicant for citizenship within the past year.
Out-of-State Police Officers: For consideration in lieu of current CA Basic P.O.S.T. certification, an applicant must be currently enrolled in the CA P.O.S.T.
Waiver Process. Proof of acceptance in the Waiver process must be submitted at the time of application submission. For more information on the CA P.O.S.T.
Waiver Process, contact CA P.O.S.T. at (916) 227-4254 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go click here to go to the Peace Officers Standards and Training website.
Knowledge of: Good command of basic grammar and written communication; use and care of firearms; Federal, California state, and local laws applicable to law enforcement; police department equipment, practices, and procedures; proper search and seizure and arrest procedures; geography of the City of Downey and the location of important buildings and streets; and, investigative procedures and techniques.
Ability to: Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents and places; think and act quickly in emergencies and judge situations and people accurately; effectively analyze problems for an appropriate response under emergency or stress situations; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; understand and interpret laws and regulations; prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports; learn standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; and, meet and maintain the physical requirements established by the Downey Police Department.
Due to the performance of field duties, possession of a valid California Driver's License and possession of an acceptable driving record and the ability to maintain a valid Driver's License and an acceptable driving record at the time of appointment and throughout the course of employment in the position is required.
California Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Pull Notice System: An incumbent appointed to this position is subject to enrollment in the California DMV Pull Notice Program.
The Pull Notice program provides information on the incumbent's driving record and Driver's License status on a periodic basis to the City of Downey. An employee assigned a City vehicle must acknowledge receipt and understanding of City Administrative Regulations covering the use of City vehicles.
Physical Tasks and Environmental Conditions: Work is performed both inside and outside in seasonal climate and weather conditions.
Slippery surfaces, oily conditions, dust, dirt, and odors are conditions frequently encountered. Must constantly work with noise from traffic and police radio. Position requires availability to work weekends, evenings, holidays, on-call and overtime.
Physical demands include constant arm and leg movements, driving, standing, and sitting for long periods of time. Bending, stooping, lifting, running, squatting and climbing is also required.
THE USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS EITHER ON OR OFF THE JOB IS PROHIBITED.
Selection/Testing Process: All employment applications and supplemental information received will be thoroughly and carefully reviewed and evaluated to determine the level and scope of the candidate's qualifications for the position.
All information provided is subject to verification. Failure to provide the required documentation may result in an application being removed from consideration.
A resume will not be accepted in lieu of the completed City of Downey employment application and/or supplemental questionnaire.
Those applicants assessed as meeting the requirements for the position will be invited to participate in an appraisal examination to assess the applicant's knowledge, experience, and general ability to perform the essential functions of the position. The appraisal examination (oral interview) is weighted 100%. The oral interview will be conducted by a panel of subject matter experts.
Candidate(s) who complete testing with acceptable results will be considered by the Department hiring authority. Prior to Conditional Offer of Employment, a comprehensive background investigation is conducted which includes a polygraph and fingerprinting.
A pre-placement medical exam, including a drug screen and psychological examination will be conducted upon issuance of a conditional offer of employment. The probationary period for a sworn Police Officer position is eighteen (18) months.
Any applicant requiring reasonable accommodation during the selection process due to a qualified disability must inform the Human Resources Office at (562) 904-7292 at least 72 hours in advance.
Police Reserve Officer
Distinguishing Features of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions
THIS IS A NON-PAID/VOLUNTEER POSITION.
This position requires a minimum of 20 hours of service per month. The general duties of this position are the protection of life and/or property through enforcement of laws. Work performed involves an element of personal danger. Employees work under general supervision following a period of field training and may be assigned to work on patrol, at headquarters, on special assignments, or as plainclothes investigators. Employees are accountable to and evaluated by field commanders who review work methods and results through observation, reports, inspection, and discussion.
Applications are being accepted for consideration to participate in the 2015 Wichita Sedgwick County Law Enforcement Training Center Reserve Police Academy. Date is to be determined.
Examples of Work Performed:Patrols areas of the city on foot, horseback, or in a vehicle to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, and to enforce motor vehicle and parking regulations and correct traffic hazards.
Answers calls and complaints received by radio, telephone, or in person involving emergency, disorder, and crime.
Interviews persons with complaints or inquiries, takes statements and tends to proper disposition of the information or directs them to proper authorities.
Conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence and locates witnesses.
Makes arrests and/or takes prisoners to jail.
Appears in court to present evidence and/or testify as required.
Conducts specialized investigations and raids.
Conducts police-related community awareness and public relations work.
May administer basic first aid.
The examples of work performed are not intended to be all-inclusive. The City of Wichita reserves the right to assign additional duties as needed.
Requirements of Work:Successful completion of the Wichita Sedgwick County Law Enforcement Training Center Reserve Police Academy.
Working knowledge of the geography of the City and the location of important buildings.
Some knowledge of first-aid methods.
Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies; to record details about names, faces, and incidents quickly, clearly, and accurately.
Ability to accurately and effectively discharge a rifle, shotgun, and handgun with both left and right hands.
Ability to subdue a violent and/or uncooperative person by methods requiring physical force.
Ability to drag or carry an average adult person, about 160 pounds, a distance of fifteen to twenty feet, away from danger.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other employees, representatives of other organizations, and the public.
Ability to operate an automobile.
Possession of and ability to maintain a valid Kansas driver's license.
An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
Required Experience and Training:Must be at least 21 years of age and have successfully completed the Wichita Law Enforcement Training Center's courses. Must possess a valid Kansas driver's license. Offers of employment will be made contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening.
Police Officer Recruit
This is a CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT.
The City of Sparks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
THIS POLICE OFFICE RECRUIT POSITION IS OFFERED AS AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION LEADING TO POLICE OFFICER AFTER SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE NV POST POLICE ACADEMY.
Candidate applications will only be accepted once in a 365 day period.
CHECK THE POSTING TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE AVAILABLE TO TEST WHEN TESTING IS OFFERED. IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO TEST THOSE DATES YOU WILL HAVE TO WAIT 365 DAYS FOR A NEW OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY.
IF YOU KNOW YOU CANNOT MAKE THE TESTING DATES, YOU MAY WISH TO DELAY YOUR APPLICATION UNTIL THE NEXT TESTING PERIOD. TESTING OCCURS APPROXIMATELY 3 TIMES PER YEAR IN THE FALL, SPRING AND SUMMER. MAKE-UPS AND RETAKES ARE NOT OFFERED.
CANDIDATES MUST ARRIVE EARLY OR ON TIME FOR TESTING. THOSE ARRIVING LATE WILL BE TURNED AWAY.
POLICE OFFICER TESTING DATES
Spring: Saturday, April 14, 2018
The cut-off to apply for the Spring 2018 testing is Monday, April 9, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Candidates who meet minimum qualifications will receive an e-mail invitation to schedule their test. Candidates should expect to spend one full day testing to include a physical abilities and a written test.
Start by carefully reviewing the Minimum Qualifications section of this application. Your application must demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position in order for you to be invited to move forward to Civil Service testing.
Fill out the online application completely.
Attach a P.O.S.T. Category I certificate OR College Transcripts showing twenty-four (24) semester units of college level coursework in business administration, law enforcement, criminal justice, public administration, psychology, sociology, political science, administration of justice or related field OR a DD 214 Member 4 OR written verification from your commanding officer citing current active duty status, years of service, pay grade/rank, military occupational specialty/rating, expected date of discharge/retirement including dates of terminal leave and that the condition of discharge is "Honorable" to verify that you meet the minimum requirements of the position. Your application will be rejected if you do not attach verification that you meet the minimum requirements.
Do not attach resumes or cover letters. The City of Sparks is not collecting or reviewing these items with the application.
Take notice that there are instructions and reminders throughout this job posting regarding what needs to be attached to the application. The repeated instructions about the attachments indicates how important this step is.
The City of Sparks and the Sparks Police Department want candidates to be successful in their application submissions. The first step is in completing the application and attaching your POST Category I certificate OR college transcripts OR a DD214 Member 4 OR written verification from a commanding officer in the armed forces. Please demonstrate your interest in this opportunity by showcasing your ability to follow the application instructions. If you have any questions, please e-mail email@example.com or call human resources at 775-353-2345.
Qualifications & Testing Informaton
Applicants must have all of the following qualifications to be invited to the testing process:
High school diploma or equivalent
21 years of age or older
Equivalent to twenty-four (24) semester units of college level coursework in business administration, law enforcement, criminal justice, public administration, psychology, sociology, political science, administration of justice or related field
Paid or volunteer experience in a law enforcement setting is desirable
Applicants must attach a copy of their college transcripts to this on-line application.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- 21 years of age or older
- U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard/Air Guard or U.S. Coast Guard service
Applicants must attach a copy of their DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) to the application. If you have not yet received the DD-214, provide written verification from your commanding officer citing current active duty status, years of service, pay grade/rank, military occupational specialty/rating, expected date of discharge/retirement including dates of terminal leave and that the condition of discharge is "Honorable". Prior to an offer of employment, Human Resources will require a certified copy of the DD-214.
High school diploma or equivalent
21 years of age or older
Equivalent to Nevada P.O.S.T. Category I Certification from a state other than Nevada (those with Nevada certification or equivalent from a state with Nevada reciprocity should apply to the posting specifically for Nevada P.O.S.T. Category I candidates)
Applicants must attach a copy of their P.O.S.T. Category I Certification to the application.
Must be 21 years of age by your Civil Service testing date, a citizen of the USA, and be free from police record, excepting minor misdemeanor traffic violations. Candidate(s) selected for a vacancy will be required to complete controlled substance screening, polygraph, psychological, medical exams and detailed background investigation. Applicants must be eligible per NAC 289.110.
Civil Service Examination
This is a continuous recruitment. Qualified applicants will be invited to a Civil Service written examination and a physical examination. Example of Essential Duties
Perform a variety of peace officer duties involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, criminal investigation, crime prevention and suppression, case preparation and testimony; provide information and assistance to the public; this is the first working level class in law enforcement expected to perform all duties required to effectively respond to and resolve the normal scope of peace officer situations
Patrol assigned areas to ensure the security of life and property; observe situations and deter crime by providing high visibility; provide information to the public concerning methods for improved security
Respond to suspicious activities and answer emergency calls for service; enforce local, state and federal laws and ordinances; issue verbal warnings and citations; pursue and apprehend suspects and request assistance as required; transport prisoners
Investigate juvenile and designated adult criminal activity and incidents as the assigned detective; interview victims, complainants, witnesses and suspects
Coordinate crime scene control and investigation; conduct interviews, interrogations and identify witnesses; process crime scene and evidence collection; store and maintain evidence and property including narcotics; maintain photo lab; send evidence to other law enforcement agencies as required; provide evidence and testimony in court
Conduct auctions for unclaimed property; provide for the destruction of evidence including narcotics as required
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 prepare and maintain logs and records
Investigate traffic accidents and provide traffic and crowd control as necessary; participate in special details and assignments; organize and coordinate special assignments such as crime prevention programs in the schools and the community
Provide emergency aid and assistance to incapacitated persons and request additional response;
Provide information, direction and other services and assistance to the public
Direct the activities of police support personnel in field situations
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required and other duties which may be assigned
Education and Experience:
Equivalent to twenty-four (24) semester units of college level coursework in business administration, law enforcement, criminal justice, public administration, psychology, sociology, political science or administration of justice or related field; paid or volunteer experience in a law enforcement setting is desirable
High school diploma or equivalent and possession of the equivalent to a Nevada P.O.S.T. Category 1 Certificate or status as a Class I Officer in the Sparks Police Department Reserve program; paid or volunteer experience in a law enforcement setting is desirable
High school diploma or equivalent and U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard/Air Guard and U.S. Coast Guard service may be accepted in lieu of the 24-semester units; please attach a copy of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) to the application
If you have not yet received the DD-214 provide written verification from your commanding officer citing current active duty status, years of service, pay grade/rank, military occupational specialty/rating, expected date of discharge/retirement including dates of terminal leave and that the condition of discharge is "Honorable"
Prior to an offer of employment, Human Resources will require a certified copy of the DD-214
Reserve and National Guard personnel should provide written verification from your commanding officer citing current Reserve/Guard status, years of service, pay grade/rank, military occupational specialty/rating and expected continuation of Reserve/Guard duty (list beginning/ending dates of current enlistment/obligated service).
Licenses and Certificates:
Must possess and maintain the equivalent to a valid Nevada Class C driver's license
Must obtain basic Nevada P.O.S.T. certification and firearms qualification and maintain both
Criminal law and rules of evidence
Applicable laws, rules and regulations
Investigation and identification techniques and equipment
Law enforcement terminology, procedures, concepts and report formats
Safety practices and precautions
Safe use and proper care of firearms
First aid methods and procedures
Observe and accurately recall places, names, descriptive characteristics and facts of incidents
Remain calm and take appropriate action in difficult situations
Deal effectively with people under hostile and emergency situations
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
Operate photographic, crime lab and other police equipment
Establish and maintain effective working relationships
Duties require the ability to meet and maintain P.O.S.T. physical standards and psychological guidelines.
Must pass a detailed background investigation
Must pass a pre-placement drug screen
Must be twenty-one years old by the first testing date
Must be willing to work off-hours, night, weekend and holiday shifts
Supervision Exercised: Direct the activities of police support personnel in field situations
This position reports to Police Sergeant
Supplemental Job Posting Information
Prior to the first examination for the position, Human Resources will require that necessary documentary evidence be submitted for fitness of any qualification. Any requirement not met for the advertised position prior to the examination for that position, will be cause for Human Resources to decline to examine, certify or hire the applicant.
Human Resources will be contacting you at various stages of the recruitment process via e-mail only, even if you have chosen U.S. mail for prior application processes or for applications with other agencies. Please make sure your email address is accurate, and that you check your spam to make sure e-mail communications aren't missed.
This test will establish a list for future vacancies. The list is established on a continuous basis.
At each testing date, qualified candidates who pass the Civil Service examinations will have their applications merged onto the eligibility list. Each candidate will remain active on the eligibility list for 365 days from the date they are placed on the list, unless otherwise removed in the recruitment process.
Human Resources will make efforts to provide reasonable accommodations to disabled candidates in the selection process. If you have special needs, please notify the Human Resources office when you turn in your application or at least three days prior to the examination/interview by calling (775) 353-2345.
The City of Sparks hires and promotes candidates based on a competitive merit selection process, which may include any or all of the following: screening for minimum qualifications, written examination, supplemental questionnaires, assessment center, interviews (oral or written), physical tests or any combination which the Sparks Civil Service Commission may order. Scoring in the top five for promotion or top ten for entry level in any part of the selection process merely advances the applicant to a higher round of examination, which may consist of interviews and other evaluations.
Scoring in the top five or ten gives no right to be selected for the position. The City of Sparks reserves the right to select applicants who demonstrate the best combination of qualifications for the position.
This is a Civil Service position and is Non-Exempt under FLSA guidelines
Police Officer Recruit
This is a continuous recruitment. Testing will take place on a rolling basis, and is usually scheduled twice per year, in January and again in June. Testing dates and all recruitment notifications will be announced via e-mail ONLY. Notices will only be sent once a date is scheduled. Application status updates will not be provided outside of test invitation notices. Notices are typically sent about one month prior to the test date.
Prompt application is encouraged as this post may close at any time without further action.
Under the direction of the Chief of Police, the Police Officer Recruit is a non-sworn civilian employee and attends a California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified police academy to learn and perform the responsibilities of an entry-level California Police Officer. Upon graduation from the academy and award of the Academy Basic Certificate, the Police Officer Recruit becomes a probationary Police Officer and performs work under general instructions, but with established policies and procedures. The Police Officer Recruit performs related duties as required to achieve successful results in support of the City's mission, goals, policies and objectives.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS
This position is accountable to perform the duties, responsibilities and expectations of a Police Recruit assigned to a California P.O.S.T. certified police academy including but not limited to:
Attends, participates and successfully completes a P.O.S.T. certified police training academy and passes all required classes, scenarios, physical training and other assigned duties and tasks
Performs rigorous physical training.
Learns the use and care of firearms, chemical agents, and other weapons.
Learns to drive a motor vehicle under normal and emergency conditions safely.
Understands and carries out oral and written directions.
Learns to demonstrate command presence in conflict situations.
Speaks clearly and learns standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system.
Learns to write clear, comprehensive and accurate reports, legibly and with correct grammar and spelling.
Learns to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of employment; learns principles and practices of effective interpersonal communication and good customer service.
Learns to understand, interpret and apply criminal and civil laws, court decisions, regulations, policies and procedures with particular reference to the laws of arrest, use of force, custody, search and seizure, juvenile laws and procedures, property crimes, crimes against persons, crimes against children, sex crimes, domestic violence, missing persons, weapons violations, alcohol, and controlled substances.
Demonstrates the ability to learn and implement police methods and procedures including patrol techniques, vehicle stops, response to crimes in progress, apprehension of suspects, defensive tactics, traffic enforcement, control and collision investigation, crowd control, and gang and terrorism awareness.
Demonstrates the ability to learn and implement crime scene management, forensics, collection, preservation and presentation of evidence; identification techniques; interviewing and interrogation techniques.
Demonstrates the ability to learn first aid, CPR, hazardous materials awareness, emergency management, and the Incident Command System.
Responds to major incidents reported to the Police Department; comprehends and uses the Incident Command System/Standardized Emergency Management System (ICS/SEMS) protocol; assumes the role as Incident Commander until relieved by a higher authority or other role as needed for the situation; ensures the safety of responders and others, the achievement of tactical objectives and the efficient use of resources.
Demonstrates the ability to learn the community policing philosophy, crime prevention, victimology/crisis Intervention, cultural diversity/discrimination, and people with disabilities.
Maintains a moral, ethical, and legal standard commensurate with the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics; inspires public confidence through personal integrity, leadership, professional appearance and actions.
Learns to use modern law enforcement equipment, communications devices, computers and information systems.
Demonstrates computer literacy with the knowledge and ability to use word processing and specialized law enforcement software programs; the ability to communicate using email programs and to understand and adhere to City policies for information technology.
Work irregular hours including days, evenings, nights and overtime including weekends and holidays; must be available for call-back and automatic return to work with a reasonable response time during off-duty hours for major emergencies, disasters, critical incidents and as otherwise required.
Delivers outstanding internal and external customer service, communicates effectively orally and in writing with the public and fellow employees; solves problems and supports the City's mission, policies, goals, and objectives.
Exercises initiative, courtesy and independent judgment; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with members of the Department and City staff, other agencies and the public; communicates effectively both orally and in writing.
Provides sound decision making skills and critical thinking to provide professional recommendations, decisions and completed staff work.
Works cooperatively with personnel, co-workers and the management team; exercises tact, self-restraint and good judgment; takes initiative to achieve positive, timely results for the organization with diplomatic skills and ethical conduct.
Conducts duties, responsibilities, tasks and assignments with a constructive, cooperative, positive, and professional attitude and demeanor.
Supports the City's mission, goals, policies and objectives; delivers outstanding internal and external customer service; solve problems and communicate effectively with the public and fellow employees.
Supports the City's corporate values of: openness and honesty; integrity and ethics; accountability; outstanding customer service; teamwork; excellence; and fiscal responsibility.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Upon successful completion of academy instruction and graduation, the employee receives further training, as a sworn Police Officer in the Field Training Officer Program and is responsible for performing related duties as required.
Qualified applicants must:
Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
Be 20 ½ years of age upon acceptance to a California P.O.S.T. certified academy
Be a United States citizen or a resident alien who is eligible and has applied for citizenship at least one year prior to the date of application
Possess a valid Class C California Department of Motor Vehicles driver's license
Not have any felony, domestic violence or misdemeanor assault convictions
Be able to possess a firearm in the State of California legally
Pass a pre-employment physical agility test
Meet the written, physical, psychological background standards set by California P.O.S.T.
Complete and successfully pass all aspects of the Department-designated California P.O.S.T. basic academy within the first twelve months
An Associates or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is highly desirable.
Bilingual skills in Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Arabic, American Sign Language, and Vietnamese are also highly desirable.
All applicants should possess knowledge of:
Modern law enforcement principles, practices, techniques and equipment
Federal, state and local laws and court decisions
Policies, procedures and regulations of the Police Department and the City
Proper English grammar, spelling and vocabulary
Use and care of firearms, chemical agents and other weapons
City geography including streets, parks, schools and critical facilities
Occupational hazards and standard safety precautions
Due to the sensitive nature, high security environment, and value of property and evidence, candidates shall pass the designated City examinations prior to being given a conditional offer of employment.
If given a conditional offer of employment, candidates shall also pass medical and psychological examinations prior to appointment.
Employees hired after July 1, 2012, as a condition of continued employment, shall refrain from smoking tobacco or any other non-tobacco substance at any time on duty. Violations of this condition of employment shall be deemed good cause for dismissal.
The selection process may include but is not limited to: application review and evaluation, written examination, performance test and interview. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process, such as: reference check, background investigation, fingerprint criminal history check, post-offer drug test, post-offer psychological and post-offer medical examination, the cost of which will be borne by the City.
Candidates must fill out the employment application and supplemental questions completely and accurately. Incomplete applications, including references to "see resume", are considered incomplete and will be disqualified.
The City of Redondo Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Candidates with a disability who may need accommodation during the selection process must notify the Human Resources Department at least five (5) business days in advance of the test date.
Qualified Military Veterans are given an additional five (5) points to a passing score for both open- competitive and promotional recruitments.
Note: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.
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 judgement. 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.
Must Be A Current State of Florida Certified Police Officer
United States Citizen
Minimum 21 years of age
High School Graduate or G.E.D. equivalency
Pass Basic Motor Skills Test (BMST) for physical agility
Pass Swim Test
Pass 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"
Certified Police Officers previously employed by the City of Hollywood who successfully passed the Hollywood Police Department's hiring process may have certain hiring requirements waived
APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT
1.Police Personal History Statement (PHS) Booklet (27-Pages). This booklet can be downloaded by clicking the link below: 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 pass the Physical Agility (BMST) and Swim Test prior to their application being submitted.
To determine whether your training meets the FDLE standards, you must submit your training along with your complete online application and required documents at the time of application. You may also access the FDLE website and follow the listed steps or contact them directly at (850) 410-8600. http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/cms/CJSTC/Officer-Requirements/How-to-Become-an-Officer.aspx
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 COMMUNITY 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 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).
LAW ENFORCEMENT TESTING FEE: Fees for law enforcement applicants are $30.00 for the Basic Motor Skills (Agility) and $25.00 for the SWIM test. Fees must be paid at the time of registration by cash or money order (personal checks not accepted). Fees are non-refundable.
- BASIC MOTOR SKILL (AGILITY TEST)
Monday 8:30 am (appointment required)
Thursday 8:30 am (appointment required)
- AGILITY PRACTICE (no charge for practice sessions)
Thursday 3:00 PM
- SWIM TEST
Monday 7:00 AM (appointment required)
Upon request the Testing Center will also provide printed documentation of your test scores AFTER you have PASSED all of the necessary tests.
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 1 to 4 years of previous Sworn local, state or federal law enforcement experience.
10 points - for 5 to 9 years of previous Sworn local, state or federal law enforcement experience.
15 points - for 10 to 14 years of previous Sworn local, state or federal law enforcement experience.
20 points - for 15 to 19 years of previous Sworn local, state or federal law enforcement experience.
25 points - for 20 to 24 years of previous Sworn local, state or federal law enforcement experience.
30 points - for 25 years or more of previous Sworn local, state or federal law enforcement experience.
Your Training and Experience score 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.
Making better hires starts with building better job descriptions
- Browse 100s of templates across 40+ industries
- Customize your template with your company info & job requirements
- Post it to 20+ job boards in seconds – for FREE!