Commanding Officer Police Job Description Sample
Police Officer Trainee/Entry Level Officer
Earn competitive bonuses and premier benefits, while serving a friendly, family-oriented beach community. Come join the Exceptional Law Enforcement team in the City of El Segundo.
$5,000 ENTRY LEVEL BONUS
100% TUITION REIMBURSEMENT - BA/MA DEGREES (UCLA/UCI rates)
12.5 FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULE
SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT PAY OPPORTUNITIES
WHO WE ARE:
Located in a beautiful beach city of the Santa Monica Bay and three miles from the Los Angeles International Airport, the El Segundo Police Department serves a community that exhibits a safe place to live, work and visit. Our organization is dedicated to providing the highest level of professionalism and customer service through a community-oriented policing and problem solving philosophy.
We take part in unparalleled partnership with our community to identify problems for the purposes of making long-term improvements in the safety and quality of life within our city. El Segundo is the home of the Los Angeles Air Force Base, the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Kings training facility, as well as one of Chevron's largest oil refineries.
This is an open recruitment process. Only online applications will be accepted for this position.
The application filing may close any time, so interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The supplemental application is utilized to determine the best qualified candidates to move forward in the selection process. Failure to submit a complete application, which includes providing complete answers to all supplemental questions, may result in disqualification. All applications will be carefully screened and only those applicants appearing most qualified based solely on the application materials, including employment history and responses to supplemental questions, will be invited to participate in the testing process.
The examination process will consist of a P.O.S.T. entry-level written test (pass/fail), physical agility test (pass/fail), and an interview panel (weighted 100%). The City of El Segundo uses the P.O.S.T. Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) and will accept T scores from other agencies within a one year period.
The passing T-score for the City of El Segundo is 47.0. Candidates wishing to use scores for the PELLETB exam administered at another agency must submit a letter from the testing agency on agency letterhead at the time of application - acceptance of the other agency's T-Score is subject to verification with the testing agency. The exam date is tentative until qualifying candidates receive written confirmation from the Human Resources department.
Candidates must successfully pass each test phase in order to continue in the testing process. Candidates who successfully pass all components of the testing process are placed on the eligibility list in ranked order. The eligibility list may be merged with existing Police Officer lists for certification purposes.
All employment offers are conditional and based on candidate's successful completion of a criminal records check, extensive personal background investigation, polygraph exam, selection interview with the Police Chief or designee, and P.O.S.T. compliant City-paid psychological and medical evaluation (includes drug and alcohol screen).
Candidates selected from the eligibility list who successfully pass all steps in the pre-employment process listed above should be prepared to attend the mandatory Police Academy. The Chief of Police will determine the specific Police Academy for attendance.
Under close supervision, incumbents in this non-sworn, entry-level position complete a formal, comprehensive California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Certified Basic Academy training program of about 26-weeks duration and perform other related work as required. Upon successful completion of the mandatory policy academy, trainees may be elevated to the rank of sworn Police Officer at the discretion of the Chief of Police.
The application screening is currently being administered on a continuous basis. The next PELLETB written examination and Physical Agility Test (PAT) is TBD.
PLEASE NOTE: The application filing may close any time on or after this date, so interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Essential Job Functions
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of duties and responsibilities is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.
Characteristic Duties and
Attend scheduled training sessions; participate in physical fitness regimen as required by Academy; learn principles, practices and theory of criminal and civil law enforcement; learn basic criminal investigation processes and techniques, including the identification, collection, and preservation of evidence, courtroom testimony, and witness interrogation; learn to prepare various reports, including but not limited to vehicle reports, crime reports, suspect information reports, and missing persons reports; learn to respond to radio and computer messages and calls for service; learn techniques to make arrests as necessary; learn to investigate crimes, traffic collisions, and suspicious activities; learn to interview victims, complainants and witnesses; learn to detain and interrogate suspects; learn to analyze situations and make decisions appropriately under stressful situations; learn to collect and preserve evidence; learn to testify and present evidence in court; learn to direct traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at times of emergency or congestion; learn to stop drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws and issue citations as necessary. May be required to work shifts, weekends or holidays.
High School Diploma, pass the General Education Development test indicating high school graduation level, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year, four-year, or advanced degree from an accredited college or university.
Candidates who have successfully completed a full-time California P.O.S.T Certified Basic Police Academy or currently attending an Academy (with a ranking within the top 25 percentile of their class) may be allowed to substitute their academy training in lieu of having to attend the City's mandatory academy. The decision is at the sole discretion of the Chief of Police.
Must possess a valid California Class "C" Driver's License.
Age: Must be a minimum of 20 ½ years of age at the time of the written test.
Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.
Must be of proportional height to weight, be physically able to handle the rigorous duties of police work; possess normal hearing and color perception, minimum vision of 20/100 in each eye, correctable to 20/20;
Prior to appointment, candidates must successfully complete a polygraph test, psychological and medical examination, and an extensive background investigation process.
Smoking and/or the use of tobacco products on or off duty are prohibited as a condition of employment.
Any visible tattoo(s), body art and/or body piercings are prohibited while performing department duties.
Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics:
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing; ability to read and interpret complex technical documents; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to observe, record, and recall pertinent facts and details; ability to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action, giving due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; ability to learn and apply proper and appropriate use of force techniques; ability to perform strenuous physical activities; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the members of the public, the community, co-workers and superiors; Skill in using a personal computer.
Moving Expense Reimbursement
Lateral entry police officers, Academy graduates and entry level candidates relocating from locales outside Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties are eligible for reimbursement of moving expenses incurred at the time of hire--up to maximum of $5,000 as a result of the relocation for employment with the city.
Police Officer – Pre-Service/Entry Level
The City of El Segundo is currently hiring both pre-service and entry level police officers. If you are new to the profession, or an academy graduate we would like to discuss our opportunities with you.
The El Segundo Police Department is a full service agency. We provide the highest levels of crime suppression and quality service to a community that in turn gives unparalleled support for public safety. With the anticipation of a large number of retirements in the near future, the hiring of entry level and pre-service police officers has become an important part of our hiring strategy.
To help fulfill our need, we are offering both pre-service and entry level bonuses of $10,000 and $5,000 respectively. If you are relocating from outside the area, we also are offering reimbursement up to $5,000 of eligible moving expenses. We have an authorized strength of 62 sworn and have a wide variety of specialty assignments available.
Our patrol officers have the ability to work either a 3/12.5 or 4/10 work schedule. We offer an exceptional compensation package to include retiree medical and 100% tuition reimbursement.
Police Academy Graduates and Pre-Service
Academy Graduates and Pre-service applicant incentive will be $10,000 awarded to successful candidates, paid at the time of hire.
Entry Level Applicant Incentive
Entry level applicants will receive and incentive of $5,000 when the applicant graduates from the Academy.
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 $30.00 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 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)
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.
6 AM - 6 PM or 6 PM - 6 AM
High School Diploma required, college degree preferred
The Police Officer responds to and resolves calls for service, performs law enforcement duties and patrols the District to ensure the safety and security of patients, visitors and staff.
Ability to read and write and follow both written and oral directions.
Ability to communicate well with others.
Certified law enforcement officer or have to ability to become a certified law enforcement officer, recognized by the S.C. Criminal Justice academy.
Basic Security Certification or have to ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment the Basic Security Certification, as recognized by the International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security.
High school diploma or equivalent. Associates Degree preferred.
Minimum of one (1) year law enforcement/public safety or related experience such as military service required. A bachelor's degree may be considered in lieu of one (1) year experience.
Experience with Windows Operating System (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint).
Must possess a valid South Carolina driver's license.
Must successfully complete a psychological evaluation.
FED Cifso Police Officer 1
POSITION SUMMARY:This position is under the direct supervision of the Shift Manager for assigned shift of the Critical Infrastructure Facility Security Officers (CIFSO) and is responsible for protection of facilities. Officers will enforce regulations to prevent breaches of security while exercising discretion and judgment when responding to situations.
The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job. Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately. The employee might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.
All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.
Employees are to report hazardous conditions and items in need of repair or attention.
In performing functions, duties or tasks, employees are required to know and follow the established schedules. Employees are required to report any deviation from the schedule on the daily activity report.
Employees are required to perform all necessary services established by the Use of Force policies to ensure protection and safety.
Conduct patrol, including but not limited to in-depth security against trespass, sabotage, theft, vandalism, fire, and other unlawful or harmful acts.
Security guards shall conduct visitor center operations including badges, visitor records, and operating x-ray machines as well as metal detectors.
Additional duties include conducting inspection tours, monitoring mail packages through Security Control Room, assisting traffic operations, enforce building regulations, respond to emergency management situations, and prepare facilities assessment reports.
EQUIPMENT/ COMPUTER SKILLS: Security guards will be responsible for operating all security equipment on post, such as metal detectors, X-ray machines, traffic batons, and have basic typing and computer operations skills. Must demonstrate continuing physical fitness and proficiency with firearms or special weapons on a semi-annual basis.
- Meet one of the following experience/education requirements:
o Prior experience in military (combat arms preferred)
o Federal, state, and local law enforcement experience
o Three years' experience as armed security guard
o Associate's Degree in Security related field
Pass the medical examination and CIFSO basic training examination
Completed the required training; and pass the required examination(s);
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATION: Firearms Qualification and any other certifications (gun permit, expandable police baton, sprays or repellants, HAZMAT Awareness, CPR, AED, First Aid.)
WORKING CONDITIONS: With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:
Work is performed inside and outside the property with exposure to inclement weather and unpredictable crisis situations.
Shift work required.
Frequent and prolonged walking, standing, sitting, and stooping, up to 12 hours per day, either indoors or outdoors, during daytime or nighttime.
Police Officer (Police Officer - Lateral)
The City of Norfolk Police Department is seeking individuals to join an elite team of law enforcement professionals providing protection and police services responsive to the needs of the residents of Norfolk in support of a safe, healthy and inclusive community.
The Police Officer
- Lateral will participate in training to successfully complete the Virginia State certified police officer training requirements at the Norfolk Police Academy. The academy will provide lateral transfers with classroom training, physical fitness, and police situation simulation training. Lateral transfers will be reviewed on a case by case basis to determine required waivers and continued training.
- PLEASE NOTE: THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR VIRGINIA CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICERS ONLY*
Essential functions include but are not limited to:
Participation and completion in a five week Lateral Orientation program and completion of the Police Training Officer program.
Must be able to perform the physical aspects and meet the requirements and tests prescribed by the City's Civil Service Commission.
Must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes. Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency.
Graduation from a Virginia Department of Criminal Justice approved Basic Law Enforcement Academy similar to the Norfolk Police Academy.
Must successfully pass all entry level testing and assessments and have a valid Driver's License.
Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) certification; administration of Oath of Office by the Chief of Police or designee and receipt of warrant of appointment upon hiring.
Additional Information & Requirements
Must be in good standing with current law enforcement agency.
Must be a U.S. citizen (born or naturalized).
Actively employed with at least two (2) years of consecutive active service as a certified patrol officer for a municipal, county, and/or state law enforcement agency.
For questions regarding the application process or the Norfolk Police Training Academy, please email Police Recruiting at firstname.lastname@example.org. All applicants to the position of Police Officer
- Lateral must attach electronic copies of the required documents (listed below) to the online application prior to submitting. Please be advised that applications cannot be modified after submission. Failure to attach all the required documents may result in your application being considered incomplete and will receive no further consideration.
Valid driver's license
Current Department of Motor Vehicles driving record
Completed Authorization for Release of Information Form //www.norfolk.gov/DocumentCenter/View/23467
High School Diploma or GED Certificate
DD 214 (long form) (prior military applicants only)
Training records and transcripts from current department
Copy of warrant of appointment from current agency
W2 form from DCJS https://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/law-enforcement/forms
Police Officer Lateral applicants must submit all of the required documents listed above.
The following automatic disqualifiers will cause the processing of the applicant to be immediately discontinued:
Conviction of a felony
Conviction as an adult of any offense involving moral turpitude, including, but not limited to larceny, concealment, bad checks, embezzlement, and/or perjury.
Conviction of domestic violence.
Conviction of any serious misdemeanor offense (class 1 or 2, excluding traffic offenses), or arrest for such an offense and provable voluntary admission of guilt within the past 5 years.
Current driver's license suspension.
Driver's license suspension for moving violations within 12 months of submitting an application to Human Resources.
Conviction of drunk driving or driving under the influence within 5 years of submitting an application to Human Resources.
More than five (5) Division of Motor Vehicles demerit points at the date of application to Human Resources or anytime thereafter during the hiring process.
Conviction of driving on a suspended or revoked license within the past 5 years of application submission to the Department of Human Resources
- Any use of a controlled substance listed in Schedule I of the Code of Virginia within 5 years of submitting an application to Human Resources, or for more than minimal experimentation at any time. (Includes Heroin, LSD, MDMA, etc.)
- Any non-medicinal use of a controlled substance listed in Schedule II of the Code of Virginia within 5 years of submitting an application to Human Resources, or for more than minimal experimentation at any time. (Includes Cocaine, Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Methamphetamine, PCP, etc.)
- Any non-Medicinal use of a controlled substance listed in Schedules III-VI of the Code of Virginia, or any noxious chemical inhalant, within 6 months off submitting an application to Human Resources, or for more than minimal experimentation at any time. (Includes Marijuana, Steroids, huffing, etc.)
- Any substantiated illegal act arising from the manufacture and/or distribution of any illegal drug.
Bad conduct discharge.
- Lateral applicants must successfully complete the following steps:
- Written Test
- Designed to measure the reading comprehension necessary to successfully complete required employment training and certification.
- Physical Agility Test
- Events designed to simulate typical work-related situations that require the ability to perform specific physical activities.
- Polygraph Examination
- This examination is used to verify the background data in the personal History Application form. Deception noted in the areas of the automatic disqualifiers may prevent further processing.
- Background Investigation
- Entails obtaining and verifying information in regards to prior employment, drug use, personal references, criminal records, Division of Motor Vehicle records and credit records.
- Oral Review Boards
- Conduct of an oral interview of candidates to determine their qualifications.
Post Job Offer Screening Process:
- Lateral applicants must also successfully complete the following steps:
May be eligible for partial reimbursement of relocation expenses, if applicable.
Special Police Officer 1
I. JOB OVERVIEW
Job Description Summary:
The Special Police Officer 1 is part of the George Washington University Police Department. The position is responsible for providing basic security and protection over persons and various University buildings within The George Washington University community, and to receive practical on-the-job and formal training necessary to attain a Special Police Commission from the District of Columbia. This position will report to the Assistant Chief of Police, Operations.
Patrols assigned areas and buildings to enforce DC laws and administrative GW ordinances.
Responds to emergencies by assessing the situation and employing tact, diplomacy and individual judgment.
May assist higher level officers to conduct fact-finding investigations or specific projects, as well as occasionally appear in court regarding various incidents that occur within the University community as necessary.
Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Subject to Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific
Officers must be a minimum of 21 years old.
U.S. Citizenship required
Valid driver's license and be eligible to drive GW vehicles as per University policy
Pass a physical exam, drug screen, psychological assessment, and background investigation.
Must possess or be able to possess a District of Columbia Special Police Commission within 120 days of employment
Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
Must have one year of experience in protective services OR an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field (Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice is preferred)
Subject to Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Typical Hiring Range $19.50 - $25.82 How is pay for new employees determined at GW?
Police Officer Emergency Department
Under the direct supervision of the Manager Security/Parking or Supervisor, Security/Parking, the Police Officer is responsible for protecting patients, visitors, employees and hospital property by conducting regular patrols and enforcing hospital policies.
Protects patients, visitors and employees. Eliminates safety hazards, and investigates suspicious activity or people.
Prevents or deters crime such as vandalism, theft, illegal activities, and property abuse through routine patrols of hospital property; issues warnings or citations when violations are observed.
Enforces hospital policies e.g. tobacco free/smoking policy.
Intervenes in patient, visitor and/or staff confrontations as appropriate.
Demonstrates understanding of emergency procedures, alarm response, lock down, evacuation and internal and external disaster plans.
Maintains daily activity reports of disturbances, crimes, and activities.
Testifies in court in response to subpoena as witness and/or reporting officer to crime.
Works collaboratively with Security Department and Emergency Department staff.
Remains on assigned post and completes all post specific duties. Ensures that post remains clean, neat and free of all non-work related material.
Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements.
Follows hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
Other duties as assigned
- High School Diploma or the equivalent. Associates degree in police science, sociology or related field preferred.
- None required
Complexity of Work:
- Must maintain concurrent employment status with Akron Police Department (APD) (or other law enforcement agency) in order to have arrest powers. Skill in analytical, objective observance of situations and quick decision-making. Knowledge of law enforcement practices and procedures. Strong interpersonal skills. Skill in managing situations firmly, courteously, tactfully, and impartially.
- Previous Police Officer experience.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required
The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Police Reserve Officer
The Redondo Beach Police Department is actively recruiting qualified individuals for appointment as Reserve Police Officers. Uniforms and safety equipment are supplied. This is a non-compensated, voluntary position.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS
Level II Reserves will work a minimum of 16 hours per month in various assignments – uniform and plain clothes. In addition to emergency and general law enforcement duties, may be assigned to transport prisoners, priority patrol projects, special events and activities, and to work other duties within various divisions as assigned by the Chief of Police and/or his/her designee.
Reserve Police Officers, while on duty and under immediate supervision of a regular officer, have the same law enforcement power as a regular officer. They can be assigned to the prevention and detection of crime, and in doing so, have the authority to perform the same general enforcement functions as the regular officers with whom they are assigned.
Level III Reserves will have Peace Officer powers of arrest while on duty (826.6(a)(3) PC). Level III Reserves will be deployed and authorized to carry out limited duties not requiring general law enforcement powers in the routine performance of their duties.
All Reserve Officers will be required to attend a monthly business training meeting and may be required to attend monthly firearms training. All Reserve Officers are expected to comply with all requirements of the Reserve Officer Field Training and Evaluation Program Manual.
Knowledge of: Law enforcement procedures, techniques and equipment; applicable State, County and local codes and ordinances; geography of the local area.
Ability to: Observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents and places; use and care of firearms; think and act quickly in emergencies and judge situations and people accurately; learn, understand and interpret laws and regulations; prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports; meet physical employment standards prescribed in the Industrial Relations and Insurance Support Services Job Analysis; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; operate a computer; learn standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; provide proof of U.S. citizenship.
Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent; attainment of a minimum age of twenty-one (21) years by the time of appointment; possession of an appropriate California driver's license.
Level II applicants must have completed a P.O.S.T. Certified Level I or II Basic Reserve Academy upon appointment. Level III applicants must have completed a P.O.S.T Certified 832.6 P.C. 64-hour class, upon appointment.
Selection Procedures: Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant education, experience and training. Qualifying applicants will be invited to an oral interview rated 100%. Candidates must complete the selection process by passing the background investigation, security clearance, psychological evaluation, medical examination, polygraph examination (which may be used to clarify criminal activity, narcotic usage, alcoholic usage and honesty) and an interview with the Chief of Police.
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.
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.
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.
Police Officer (Lateral/Academy Graduates)
The City of Fremont Police Department is hiring Lateral and Academy Graduate Police Officers.This recruitment is open continuous; interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
See Our Recruitment Brochure
To be considered for this outstanding employment opportunity, please submit an online application. Applications must include the following attached documents:
- A California Basic POST Academy Certificate
Find out more about the City of Fremont's Police Department!:
Police Recruitment Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FremontPDRecruitment
Police Department website: http://www.fremontpolice.org/
Subscribe to the Fremont Police Blotter: http://local.nixle.com/fremont-police-department-ca/
Police Department Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FremontPoliceDepartment
Police Department Twitter: https://twitter.com/FremontPD
For additional information, please contact Human Resources:
3300 Capitol Avenue, Building B
Fremont, CA 94538
Ph: (510) 494-4660
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