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Vice President Of Behavioral Health Operations
Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit healthcare organization whose mission is to provide exceptional healthcare to people facing access barriers. We provide primary care services (medical, dental and behavioral healthcare) through 27 outpatient health centers in El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams, Elbert, Arapahoe and Kit Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong "Hospitality" culture. Our organization has over 850 employees and serves over 92,000 patients in the Pikes Peak and East Central Plains region. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).
Job Summary (Essential Functions)
PVCHC is a Federally Qualified Health Center which strives to provide a whole person healthcare model, which includes medical, dental, and integrated behavioral health providers. This model utilizes brief visits for a wide variety of psychosocial issues that present to our centers. Behavioral Health Providers (BHPs) provide consultative assessments and short-term, follow-up interventions, while working with primary care and dental providers, as well as other members of an integrated care team. BHPs collaboratively develop and implement intervention or treatment plans using evidence-based, solution or problem-focused strategies.
Provides transparent oversight of the behavioral health operations, in partnership with the Vice President of Behavioral Health assuring accountability, training, and reviewing the following tasks and responsibilities:
Team Management,Operational Domain:
Work in conjunction with·Vice President of Behavioral Health (as well as other operational VPs & operational directors in the 16 integrated clinics) and provide the operational expertise to integrated care to include the management BH templates, office space issues, deployment of BH floats, BH screening workflows, assist with grant editing/writing and provide oversight and guidance to day to day administration issues as they arise. Team onboarding, development and training: Serves as liaison to UCCS in onboarding students and monitoring schedules
Assures team competencies; including but not limited to assuring clinic staff have adequate trainings to conduct behavioral health assessments; Assures certification and trainings are up to date through interdepartmental communication, initiates the hiring. orientation and training processes for new and existing team members (to include providers, clinical and support team members). Ongoing coaching and development focused on team-based care and behavioral health integration into clinics. Team experience Organizational / Clinical Culture; b-directiopal corporate and team communication; Promotes interdepartmental collaboration, coordination and integration. Mission. Exemplifying the Core Values. Serve as a liaison and lead communicator between administration and behavioral health providers and their respective clinical leadership. Communication should be presented in a concise, understandable fashion that providessufficient infonnation on the background and reasoning for decisions or initiatives. Seek input and feedback from those affected by changes and share this feedback during Leadership Team Meetings. Develop and facilitate the implementation of process improvement practices to achieve the "quadruple aim". Celebrations of team and their accomplishments; Strengths development for individuals and teams; On-site Meetings: Participate in as appropriate; Bi-Monthly Team Meetings; Trainings; Leadership Meetings; Team Huddles
Continual support for the corporate Mission and values through: Maintaining measures centered upon Patient Access; Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) focus; Manages and maintains team schedules to support patient access during posted hours of operation.
Care Coordination: Contracts / Obligations
Patient Experience: Works with clinical leadership to identify areas in which behavioral health services can improve to provide better patient access and care.
Ensure appropriate visit types and patient groups are occurring in all clinics; i.e. co-visits, flow visits and pain management groups.
Management of patient complaints, dismissals, narcotic issues in collaboration with clinical leadership.
Patient advocacy/ Exemplary Customer Service.
Engagement and follow up with patient surveys and feedback: Trending and team coaching/accountability; Patient letters / calls; Comment Cards; and CAHPS
Patient Management: Work with VP of BH to: Design, implement, and evaluate population health management programs Program evaluation (i.e. using such metrics as quality metrics for the RAE, NCQA PCMH standards)
Community Involvement: Represents PVCHC and communicates its philosophy and mission at community functions.
Hosts and coordinates visits for visitors, politicians or other people coming to the clinic. Serves as a liaison to Aspen Point.
Cultivates relationships with community resources to expand community access to patients
Maintenance of clinical scope and practices. Operates within Board approved hours of operations. Policies and procedures: Assist as requested in the development of policies and procedures related to operational issues and ensure compliance with all policies and procedures.
Patient and Team Safety: Assure safe and well maintained facilities and that signage is clear, up-to-date and professional. Responsibleto coordinate with the PVCHC system the implementation and assessment of adherence to all regulations and compliance standards (OSHA, CLIA, AAHC, Medicare and Medicaid, etc.)
Continuous Quality improvement(CQI): Run quality reports, analyze the data and implements a quality improvement process to improve measures. Monitors and seeks to improve measures in compliance with all expected perfonnance measures (to include but not limited): AAAHC, HRSA, CMS, Medicare/Medicaid, UDS Quality Goal, KPI, Internal clinic benchmarks, ACO Quality Goals, and 3rd Party Insurers
Serves as behavioral health operations expert on committees throughout the organization; i.e.pain management committee. Works to implement studies and surveys across the organization.
Professional Development: Participates in professional development activities to keep current with trends and practices in health care management
Electronic Health Record: Maintains current knowledge and skills of all computer programs being used in the health center(s); EHR enhancements for integrated health documentation and data mining.
Productivity and Revenues:
Manage provider productivity standards (as established in Annual Encounter Expectation documents). Understand, oversee, and manage the business model of integrated BH care.
Develops annual encounter expectations for the BHPs. Give providers their productivity data at least monthly.
Explores alternative opportunities to meet standards. Operates within allotted expense budget(s)
Adheres to corporate pay structures and staff grading expectations
Exemplifies and leads team toward corporate stewardship expectations
Manages and supports grant related measures and performance/reporting expectations
Complies with Peak Vista Contract management processes and policies
Performs other duties as assigned.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Ability to multi-task and to manage several projects at one time and ability to work with a diverse patient population required. Customer service skills, Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Health Administration, Nursing or other health related field strongly preferred. Master's degree is health related field is preferred.
Previous work in healthcare and behavioral health arena such as practice management or leading a behavioral health clinic required; a minimum of five to ten year's experience. Two years of experience in management, leadership and direct supervision.
Ability to read, analyze. and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. AbiJity to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Internet software and Database software.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
OSHA risk level/work environmental hazards:
This position has been categorized as OSHA Level Three. See Exposure Control Plan for details. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perfrom the essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
- Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a Criminal Background check. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a drug and alcohol free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Vice President Medical Affairs
Responsible for cultivating and promoting alignment, engagement and integration of the physician workforce and a culture committed to high performance.
Focuses on communication and trust building to foster a mutually committed relationship between physicians and the organization resulting in the pursuit of organization goals and physician career enrichment.
The VP Medical Affairs will report to the System Chief Medical Officer.
Partners with physician leaders to help lead the organization's agendas for clinical quality and safety, patient experience, and cost of clinical care, including the development and implementation of policies and procedures; performance metrics, targets, and incentive systems; action plans for improvement; clinical pathways; coordination across the spectrum of care to outside organizations and providers; integration of quality, safety and efficiency into new models of care; researching internal and external best practices.
Provides a medical/physician perspective and expertise in the development and implementation of corporate objectives.
Participates in the Physician Retention program to include physician and hospital rounding.
Assists Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in its recruiting efforts of quality providers including reference checks and attending meetings with candidates.
Assists in the development and execution of the provider orientation program.
Represents Owensboro Health Regional Hospital on the Clinical Leadership and Clinical Integration Steering Committees.
Actively works with the Chief Medical Information Officer (C MIO) on protocols/care pathways/best practices that align with the clinical integration strategy.
Participates in the Owensboro Health Peer Review process as determined by the peer review structure.
Facilitates dispute resolution between providers as needed.
Investigates and addresses breaches of quality patient care or ethical conduct by medical staff members and makes appropriate recommendations to the Chief Medical Officer (C MO).
Develops and/or coordinates educational modules around key clinical topics as needed.
Undertakes regular review of clinical policies and procedures and coordinate updates as necessary.
Facilitates discussions with providers on issues surrounding quality, variation, and performance improvement; including chart reviews to align practice patterns.
- Creates and maintains a work environment that is aligned with the organization's goals and strategies, demonstrating a unified voice and consistent message from leadership; actively supports all organizational policies and procedures in communications and interactions with staff and peers. Communicates and implements change in a positive and effective manner.
- Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization's core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
- Doctorate degree in Medicine or Osteopathic Medicine required. Master's degree in Healthcare Administration preferred.
- Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky, together with all customary narcotics and controlled substance numbers and licenses as required by State and Federal Law. Board certified or eligible in specialty as appropriate.
10 years progressive experience in a related field required.
Ability to promote favorable medical group image with employed providers, independent providers, patients, payers, and the general public.
Demonstrated ability to manage people in setting goals, giving appropriate support and holding employees accountable for projects.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Team-oriented cooperative attitude.
Demonstrated experience in consensus building.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Knowledge of medical management practices.
Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards.
Strong change management skills.
Must demonstrate personal traits of high level of motivation.
Must place a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.
Skills and Attributes:
- Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees.
Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
Police Officer (Lateral)
The City of Salinas, population 150,300 is located fifteen miles inland from Monterey Bay, 325 miles north of Los Angeles and 106 miles south of San Francisco. Salinas and the Salinas Valley offer a unique combination of climate, natural resources and people.
The City of Salinas was born after Mexico seceded from Spain in 1822 and began granting rancho lands. Named for a nearby salt marsh, Salinas became the seat of Monterey County in 1872 and incorporated in 1974.
Today the Salinas Valley is known as "The Salad Bowl of the World" for the production of lettuce, broccoli, mushrooms and strawberries, along with numerous other crops. The climate is also ideal for the floral industry and grape vineyards planted by world-famous vintners.
Although agriculture forms the economic base, more than 100 manufacturing firms call Salinas home. Salinas' hospitality blends yesterday's charm with today's modern conveniences. The California Rodeo, California International Airshow, and the world famous Steinbeck Festival are major attractions of our colorful and diverse city.
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SALINAS POLICE DEPARTMENT
POLICE OFFICER (LATERAL)
$82,497.00 - $110,558.00 Annually
Final Filing Date: Continuous
The City of Salinas Police Department invites motivated men and women seeking a challenging career in law enforcement to apply for the Police Officer Lateral position. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the desire to serve the Salinas community and be a part of a hard working team that is at the leading edge of law enforcement.
THE DEPARTMENT: The Salinas Police Department has an authorized staff of 170 sworn and 55 non-sworn personnel, with an annual budget of $47 million.
The Department is responsible for providing a full range of crime prevention and law enforcement services to a diverse community of approximately 161,042 residents. The Department responds to an average of 8,700 calls for service each month.
THE POSITION: Becoming a Salinas Police Officer represents an outstanding employment opportunity for dedicated and career-minded men and women.
A Police Officer under direction, utilizes specialized training and equipment to protect life and property by enforcing laws and preventing crimes. Performs related special assignments and other work as assigned.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is the entry level classification in the City's sworn police officer series. Lateral entry police officers are appointed to full probationary status at time of hire.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Patrol Division Assignment: Operates a police vehicle, and/or walks a foot beat in patrolling an assigned area.
Prevents crimes by communicating with and advising individuals and groups on residential and business district safety practices. Enforces State Penal and Vehicle Code Sections, and other state and local laws and regulations governing public safety. Responds to radio and telephone dispatches and handles activities at the scenes of crimes and other disorders.
Investigates and prepares reports on arrests and impounded property. Contacts, questions, and interviews crime suspects, witnesses and other persons; searches and seizes contraband and other types of controlled property. Arrests, transports, supervises and assists in processing detainees and other individuals in custody. Trains in tactical and other departmental assignments, and performs related duties as assigned.
Other Major Assignments: Learns and implements investigative techniques and procedures.
May conduct criminal, traffic, narcotic and vice investigations within the Department's Detective Division. Develops leads, apprehends and arrests suspects in connection with felony and misdemeanor crime investigations. Collects and preserves evidence.
Patrols high incidence crime areas, utilizing undercover tools and techniques. Investigates and processes juvenile criminal offense matters. Performs community and public relations tasks to support Departmental crime prevention efforts.
May perform the duties of Citizen Assistance Officer, as part of the City's and Police Chief's Community Oriented Policing Program. May operate a police motorcycle in the course of performing patrol duties as part of the Department's Motorcycle Unit.
May perform the duties of a patrol officer in coordination with a trained canine partner, as part of the Department's Canine Unit.
May perform crime prevention and investigation in middle and high schools in the Department's School Resource Program. Assists the Patrol Division as necessary and/or assigned.
Possess a California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate or above*
One-year experience in a municipal or general law enforcement agency
Applicants who have three or more years "break in service" from a P.O.S.T certified agency: Must provide a copy of their P.O.S.T Requalification Certificate* and WSTB*
High School Diploma or GED
Be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment
Must be a U.S. citizen or have applied for citizenship before application for Police Officer
Possess a valid California Driver License
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Must be submitted at the time of application as a single PDF file or via email to email@example.com, or via fax to (831) 758-7941.
Applications will be considered incomplete without required documents. Certificates must be valid within twelve months prior to application. All documents submitted become the property of the City of Salinas and will not be returned or photocopied. Please only submit the required documents requested; all other information will be discarded.
APPLICATION PROCESS: A City application must be completed on-line at: www.calopps.org.
Member City: City of Salinas. Only complete application packets will be reviewed
APPOINTMENTS: Prior to appointment, all candidates must successfully complete a background investigation, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, Chief's interview, meet the current Police Officer Standards and Testing (P.O.S.T.) medical standard for peace officers, and a drug & alcohol screening test.
Candidates must meet the department's pre-employment policy regarding illegal use or possession of drugs. The City reserves the right to use alternate testing procedures if deemed necessary. Police Officers have a probationary period of twelve (12) months.
Starting salary is determined with consideration to his or her current salary. CITY COMMUNICATION REGARDING THE SELECTION PROCESS WILL BE VIA E-MAIL. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE ACCESS TO THE E-MAIL ON YOUR APPLICATION. Finalist interview/assessment will be held with the City of Salinas. 5.15.18 ma
DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY: Hiring decisions may be based upon the results of the pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.
Positive samples are retained for 90 days from the date of notification. Applicants with a positive result must notify the City in writing prior to expiration of the 90 days to request retention beyond the 90-day period. A copy of the City's Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy is available upon request.
VETERANS PREFERENCE: A veteran is defined in accordance with California Government Code 18540.4.
In order to exercise this preference, the veteran must submit the City's Veteran's Preference Application and provide a copy of his/her DD-214 form at time of application as proof of military status. Please email the analyst overseeing the recruitment for a Veteran's Preference Application. Failure to submit the required forms will be deemed a waiver of veteran's preference.
Military veterans shall be given preference in initial appointment to City service. Further details can be obtained from the Human Resources Division, at 831-758-7254.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The City of Salinas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor.
The City of Salinas will make reasonable accommodation for the disabled. Requests for accommodation should include an explanation of the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process and/or to perform the duties of the job for which they have applied. Requests can be submitted via mail to Human Resources, City Hall, 200 Lincoln Avenue, Salinas, CA 93901 or via facsimile transmittal (831) 758-7941 no later than the closing date of this recruitment.
Military Veterans, Women and local Salinas residents are encouraged to apply. Bilingual in Spanish is highly desired.
Recruitment/testing questions can be addressed to Maria Avila at (831)758-7231 or firstname.lastname@example.org For specific law enforcement questions, contact Sergeant Kim Robinson at (831)758-7120 or email@example.com or Recruiting Officer Todd Kessler at (831)758-7122 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Salinas Police Officers Association (SPOA)
BASE SALARY: $39.66 - $53.15 Hourly
$6,874 - $9,213 Monthly
$82,488.00 - $110,556.00 Annually
Bilingual Pay 5% of Base Pay
Motorcycle Assignment 5% of Base Pay
Canine 5% of Base Pay
Investigations 5% of Base Pay
CSI 5% of Base Pay
FTO 5% of Base Pay
Gang Detail 5% of Base Pay
Internal Affairs 5% of Base Pay
Longevity Up to 8% of Base Pay
Personnel & Training 5% of Base Pay
Night Shift $20.00 Max Shift
Uniform Allowance $1,200.00 Max Year
Tuition Assistance $500.00 Max Year
Fitness/Wellness $1,000.00 Max Year
BIENNIAL PHYSICAL: City-paid Biennial Physical exam every 24 months. Employees 40 & over are eligible every 18 months (eligible twenty-four months from date of regular hire).
EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT PAY: P.O.S.T. Intermediate Certificate 3.5%, P.O.S.T. Advanced 3.5% .(For employees at top step)
ANNUAL LEAVE: Accrued at a rate of 22 days per year for the first five years; 27 days through 10 years, with additional longevity increases.
FLEX LEAVE BENEFIT: One hundred twenty (120) hours per year. (10 hours accrued monthly)
HOLIDAYS: Twelve days plus one floating day for a total of thirteen per year.
HEALTH INSURANCE: POA members are covered under PORAC Plan. The City currently pays 100% for health premiums.
RETIREMENT: Membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) varies on eligibility and current retirement contribution status.
Classic Members: Retirement formula 3% @ 55, Member Contribution Rate 10%. New Members: Retirement formula 2.7%@ 57, Member Contribution Rate 50% of normal cost as determined by CalPERS.
For a complete list of benefits and detail, visit www.ci.salinas.ca.us and review the MOU for Police Officers Association. Benefits are subject to change and do not constitute a contract.
Copy of a California P.O.S.T. Basic, Intermediate or Advanced Certificate must be submitted at time of application.
Police Officer - Lateral (Currently Working)
Effective 7/1/17: 2.75 Increase (Salary Range: $6,515 - $7,920)
Effective 7/1/18: 2.75% Increase (Salary Range: $6,694 - $8,137)
HolidayPay: Rate of 1/12thdays straight time pay per month
Uniform Allowance: $75/month
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Interviews for qualified candidates will be scheduled once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. It is recommended that candidates submit their application as soon as possible.
In addition to base salary, employees receive additional specialty pays including: holiday pay, education incentive, uniform pay, and shift differential. Some special assignments, such as K-9, receive additional specialty pays.
The City of Benicia is recruiting for the position of Police Officer to fill current vacancies, as well as establish an eligibility list for future vacancies. We seek energetic, enthusiastic, and hard working individuals for our Police Department.
The City has 2 separate recruitments for Police Officer: Lateral Candidates and
Academy/Non-lateral candidates. Please see below for the definition of each.
It is the candidate's responsibility to apply for the correct recruitment. If you are not sure which categories applies to you please contact the Human Resources Department at (707) 746-4342.
Lateral Candidates: The City of Benicia is accepting applications for Police Officer. Lateral candidates (sworn police officers currently working for a law enforcement agency in California) can apply through this recruitment.
Academy/Non-lateral candidates: The City is also accepting applications from candidates who are currently enrolled in a recognized police academy, who have graduated from an academy within the last 3 years, or who have previous law enforcement experience but are not currently working as a sworn law enforcement officer. Candidates who meet this criteria will apply through our other open recruitment entitled: Police Officer (Academy and/or prior law enforcement experience.)
About the Department:
The Benicia Police Department is a service-oriented agency whose members take pride in their proactive response to crime, disorder, and quality of life issues. The approach recognizes our community's high expectations for professional police services and has sustained a positive relationship with the community for many years.
The Benicia Police Department is staffed with 34 sworn officers, 20 non-sworn employees, and 35 citizen volunteers. The department is led by the Chief of Police and it is organized into two divisions, Operations and Services. A Lieutenant provides general management direction and control for each division.
The Operations Division is the most visible division of the department andconsists of uniformed patrol, traffic unit, thespecial weapons and tactics (SWAT) team, canine units, bikepatrol and animal control. The Operations Division has themost contact with our community. Of the 36 sworn members ofthe Benicia Police Department, 26 are in this division and most are uniform patrol officers, the first responders to calls for police service.
The Services Division consists of both sworn and non-sworn personnel responsible for investigations, emergency communicationscenter, records, information technology, and policevolunteers. The Investigations unit consists of criminalinvestigations, narcotic investigations and Family and
Youth Services Bureau (YSB). Within the YSB there is one
Youth Services Officer, one School Resource Officerassigned to Benicia Middle School and one School Resource Officer assigned to Benicia High School.
We currently offer 12 hour/3 day shifts (patrol), 10.5 hour/ 4 day shifts (special assignments), and rotating shifts. The City offers competitive pay and benefit packages including educational incentive, shift differential pay, holiday pay, and uniform allowance.
ABOUT THE JOB:
The Benicia Police Department's function is to protect people and property. The department relies on the community as a partner in identifying how the police will deliver their services, how these services will be prioritized, and establishing department goals and objectives.
The Benicia Police Department's goal is to concentrate its services through strategic elements, which are the most critical to effective policing within the community. Those elements include:
Provide, evaluate, and improve upon all policing services to the community. Focus on training needs of all personnel to ensure the highest quality of service to all citizens.
Researching and implementing regional policing concepts such as police training and countywide radio and data interoperability. The members of the Benicia Police Department are committed to being responsive to the community in the delivery of quality service. Recognizing the responsibility to maintain order, while affording dignity and respect to every individual; the objective is to improve the quality of life through a community partnership that promotes a safe, secure community.
Under general supervision, to patrol an assigned beat, to protect life and property, to prevent crime, maintenance of order, enforcement of laws and ordinances and constitutional mandates, to do investigation work and detection of crime, to perform public service tasks, while working varying hours and shifts and to do related work as assigned.
The police officer is assigned an area or specific job responsibility to be performed by car, foot or as designed by the Chief of Police.
Representative Duties / Qualifications
Maintains law and order, responds to emergencies as directed by radio, telephone or other type of communication;
Investigates unusual or suspicious conditions, directs traffic, investigates traffic accidents;
Administers first aid, gives assistance to the injured;
Makes arrests, serves subpoenas and warrants, guards prisoners, interviews suspects;
Notes and reports unsafe conditions, prepares evidence and appears in court to give testimony, searches for stolen property and lost persons;
Gives information to the public regarding laws, ordinances, traffic safety, directions and available public services;
Issues citations to traffic violators, writes reports of daily activities and action taken, investigates vice conditions, analyzes facts, clues and evidence and makes investigations to determine law violators and their whereabouts;
Writes a variety of reports in paper as well as computer form;
Maintains effective working relationships with other law enforcement agencies, employees and the public;
Operates radio and other communication equipment;
Carry and use a firearm and other appropriate defensive and offensive weaponry;
Protects the life, property, public order and constitutional rights of all citizens. Adheres to the California Peace Officers Standards and Training, police code of ethics;
Performs other duties as assigned.
Communicate effectively and be readily understood;
Read, understand, explain and implement technical material consisting of laws, policies, regulations, guidelines and orders concerning the protection of life and property and maintenance of law, order and peace;
Analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action after prioritizing while giving due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances;
Drive an automobile safely, under stressful and non-stressful situations;
Prepare and write accurate and factual reports. Reports may be written by hand, use of typewriter or computer in a proficient manner;
Maintain cooperative relationships with other employees, supervisors, public officials and employees of other non-police organizations and agencies, as well as the public;
Work at night with varying hours and days, and to remain available for calls and to report for duty in any emergency;
Work under strict discipline with the ability to work under a minimum of supervision;
Meet the City's standards of stature, endurance, agility and general physical condition for the position.
Modern and progressive police methods and procedures, community policing, problem solving, safety techniques, policing, including patrol, investigation, crime prevention, traffic control, crime detection, rules of evidence, and interrogation;
Applicable Federal, State, and local laws;
Community, County, State and Federal resources;
Modern English grammar, spelling and composition; basic mathematics;
Computer applications including word processing, spreadsheet, scheduling and other related programs
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and ability would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and ability would be:
Equivalent to graduation from high school. Graduation from recognized police academy.
Experience as a sworn law enforcement officer in California.
Must possess and maintain a valid and appropriate driver's license as issued by the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles.
Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and have the ability to meet the standards of stature, endurance, agility and general physical requirements as outlined in the P.O.S.T. Medical Screening Manual, as well as pass a polygraph and psychological screening, background investigation, written, oral and physical agility examinations.
Must have the ability to work any shift, holidays, weekends, scheduled and emergency overtime; be available on call as required, work under potentially hazardous conditions, taking all necessary safety precautions.
Must adhere to P.O.S.T. Police Code of Ethics, display loyalty to the department, City government and the community.
Must have no record of felony criminal convictions or misdemeanor convictions which could affect credibility as a witness in a court of law.
Must be of good moral character to be determined through a thorough and comprehensive background investigation, which will be conducted under P.O.S.T. guidelines.
Minimum age of 21 years by date of employment
- Candidates who don't meet the qualificaitons listed in this Lateral recruitment may qualifiy to apply under the Academy / Non-lateral candidate recruitment.
Individuals interested in being considered for the
Police Officer - Lateralposition must submit an application and responses to the required supplemental questions. It is preferred you apply through the NeoGov system. Individuals wishing to file a paper application in lieu of the on-line application process should contact the City of Benicia Human Resources Department.
Applicants are expected to accurately document their related experience and any training, education, and/or skills relevant to this position. Applicants should respond to all supplemental questions, even if the information is also contained in the application.
Application materials will be carefully evaluated; applicants who document possession of experience and education which most closely meet the requirements of the position will be invited to participate in the next phase of the selection process, which may include an assessment center and interview process.
Prior to appointment, candidates must pass a thorough background investigation and a pre-placement medical screening, including a drug screen.
Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to future steps in the process.
If, due to a disability, you need accommodations at any point during the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (707) 746-4766.
Police Officer I/Ii
Definition & Distinguishing Characteristics Benefits Supplemental Questions
POLICE OFFICER I $4,325.00 - $5,257.00
POLICE OFFICER II $5,007.00 - $6,085.00
Lateral Police Officer Signing Bonus- $16,000*
The City of Turlock is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer I/II. This position is assigned to perform law enforcement and crime prevention work, to enforce State and local traffic regulations and to perform comprehensive criminal investigative work on special assignments and will also perform related duties as assigned.
This classification is assigned to the T.A.P.O. bargaining unit for labor relations purposes and is subject to overtime, standby, call-back and shift assignments.
The Police Officer I – An entry level position that serves an eighteen (18) month probationary period and is expected to promote to the journey level Police Officer II classification after successful completion of probation.
The Police Officer II
- An entry level Police Officer that has successfully passed probation at the Turlock Police Department or a lateral Police Officer that has successfully met prerequisite qualifications.
Lateral Police Officers
- Individuals who currently work in a California Law Enforcement Agency or have worked in a California Law Enforcement Agency within three (3) years of appointment to Turlock Police Department and possess a P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate may be hired at the Police Officer I or II salary range, may be eligible for all applicable salary incentives and may be subject to a twelve (12) month probationary period. Appointment may be made anywhere within the salary range.
- Lateral applicants may qualify for a $16,000 signing bonus.
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Patrols assigned areas in vehicles, on foot, on motorcycle, or on bicycle as assigned.
Analyzes and solves community/neighborhood problems involving the protection and preservation of life, property, and the enforcement of City, County and State laws.
Conducts a variety of investigations including neighborhood disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, robberies, juvenile crimes, domestic violence, sexual assaults, vehicle accidents, and deaths.
Directs traffic/provides regulation of traffic flow at time of emergency or congestion.
Works shiftwork to include Days, Swings and Graveyard.
Testifies in court as needed.
Provides traffic enforcement to include arrests and issuance of citations as required.
Receives calls from and provides assistance for other law enforcement agencies in emergencies.
Conducts investigations to include the collection and storage of evidence for court presentation.
Prepares detailed reports of arrests made, investigations conducted, and illegal incidents observed.
Proactively patrols business districts and residential neighborhoods at all times of day and night.
Provides direction and information to the general public.
Processes and cares for prisoners.
Establishes and maintains positive contact with citizens pertaining to potential community and neighborhood problems, suspicious people and circumstances.
Assists with Neighborhood Watch and Business Watch meetings.
Counsels at-risk youth and assists with diversion programs and press relations.
Provides service and assistance to the public.
May be assigned to act as School Resource Officer - teaching high school students youth in law classes or Drug Awareness Resistance Education.
Assists in assigned projects such as licensing of businesses, building maintenance, issuance of permits or other tasks as assigned.
Works with a team of officers working a specialized street crimes suppression unit (C-Team).
Participates in and assists with community recreation activities.
Investigates, collects, and preserves evidence from the scene on a wide variety of crimes, suspected crimes and accident scenes.
Interviews and interrogates witnesses, victims and suspects.
Locates suspects, makes arrests and searches for and seizes criminal evidence.
Prepares detailed reports of investigations and arrests.
Prepares evidence for trial of cases and testifies in court.
Interviews merchants and the public to obtain descriptions of possible suspects, and secures written and oral statements from witnesses and victims.
May serve as an undercover agent for vice and narcotic investigations.
May conduct background investigations on police officer or civilian applicants.
Cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in carrying out assigned investigative duties.
Confers with supervisor on progress and problems concerning assigned cases.
May work with a team of investigators on the Turlock drug enforcement team.
May perform duties in other areas of the Police Department or countywide task forces to include
Stanislaus County Drug Enforcement Unit
Stanislaus County Gang Intelligence Task Force
Sacramento Valley Hi-Tech Crimes Task Force
Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force, or others
Provide high quality customer oriented service.
Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action, learn and apply the community oriented policing philosophy.
Learn laws of arrest and pertinent local and state laws.
Learn criminal investigative techniques and procedures.
Learn the safe use and care of firearms and equipment.
Exercise restraint and good judgment in a variety of emergency situations.
Understand and carry out oral and written directions and directives.
Prepare accurate case reports.
Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Twenty one (21) years old at time of appointment as a Police Officer.
Proof of age is a copy of an official United States issued birth certificate or any document accepted for proof of citizenship.
Pursuant to California government Code 1031 (a): Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.
Proof of citizenship requirement is copy of an official United States issued birth certificate or official United States naturalization documentation.
Be a high school graduate from a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school.
Or pass the General Education Development Test indicating high school graduation level.
Or pass the California High School Proficiency Examination.
Or have attained a two-year, four-year, or advanced degree from an accredited college or university.
Proof of education is a copy of one of the following: A high school diploma, a college degree, a high school transcript, a college transcript or, if applicable, GED or Proficiency Exam certificates.
Completion of thirty (30) college units from an accredited college or university. College units earned for attending the police academy will apply if necessary. If currently enrolled in a police academy, you must provide proof of the number of units you will earn from the academy. College credits for military service may be used to meet this requirement upon review of your military service transcript.
Proof of units completed is a copy of a college transcript and/or your military service transcript or a copy of your college degree.
Possession of a valid California Driver's License – minimum "Class C" – to be maintained as a condition of continued employment.
Proof of a driver's license is a copy of your driver's license.
POLICE OFFICER I/II ACADEMY REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a graduate from a P.O.S.T. certified police academy at time of application.
Or at time of application, be currently enrolled in a P.O.S.T. certified full-time police academy.
Or at time of application, be currently enrolled in Module 1 of a P.O.S.T. certified extended police academy.
If enrolled in an academy, must have graduated from the academy by time of appointment.
Must provide a copy of your academy certificate of completion or proof of academy enrollment.
Experience and Education:EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Refer to Minimum Qualification Section
Refer to Minimum Qualification Section
Ability to obtain a P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate within eighteen (18) months of appointment or end of probation.
Possession of an advanced first-aid certificate issued by the American Red Cross within eighteen (18) months of appointment.
Maintain physical ability and stamina to meet police and safety standards, to include: See well enough to drive vehicles under emergency conditions, make valid identifications, use firearms, detect hazardous situations, write legible reports; hear and speak well enough to converse on the radio, telephone and in person over incident noise, and be alert to situations of danger; bodily mobility to make rapid transitions from rest to near maximal exertion without warm-up periods, stamina and endurance necessary in the apprehension of combative suspects, use of hands and fingers to write and type reports, utilize safety gear, and drive vehicles under emergency conditions; ability to distinguish hazardous odors; ability to lift equipment as necessary.
Must complete and return the attached questionnaire with the application.
1.All applicants must complete and return a standard Application for Employment form.
and attach completed supplemental questionnaire.
and attach proof that all minimum qualifications listed above are met.
2.Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Applications will be rejected if incomplete or if all required documentations and the completed supplemental questionnaire is not submitted with the application.
3.You may submit your required documentation using the following options:
a. Attach a scanned copy in the "Add Attachment" option, or
b. Fax a copy to (209) 668-5529, or
c. Email a copy to email@example.com, or
d. Hand deliver copies of your documentation to 156 S. Broadway, Suite 235, Turlock, CA 95380 on or before the final filing date.
If you are applying on line and attaching documentation to your application, contact Human Resources to assure all of your documentation has been received.
4.Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications and have submitted complete application packets will be invited to compete in the testing process.
5.In the event that a large number of applicants possess the minimum qualifications, applicants who appear to be the most qualified based on their experience and education will be invited to compete in the testing process.
6.Candidates invited to compete in the testing process may be required to take a written examination, which is graded on a pass/fail basis. Only those applicants who pass the written examination will advance to the oral examination.
7.Candidates may also be required to pass a physical performance test that evaluates abilities to perform physical activities typically performed by Police Officers. Candidates must pass the physical performance test (if administered) in order to continue in the testing process.
8.Candidates invited to compete in an oral examination that receives a score of 70% or more will be placed on an eligibility list. Ranking on the eligibility list is based solely on the results of the oral exam.
9.Top candidates on the eligibility list will be referred to the Turlock Police Department for a Command Staff interview to determine which applicant(s) are referred for a background investigation.
10. Final appointment to the position of Police Officer will be contingent upon passing the following:
Chief of Police interview,
Medical examination (including drug screening, hearing and vision examinations), and
MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND DRUG SCREENING
Every person who receives a conditional offer for a Police Officer I/II position with the City of Turlock will be required to submit to a pre-employment medical examination which, in accordance with the City of Turlock drug screening policy, will include drug screening. Refusal or failure to provide or pass the drug screening will result in revocation of the conditional offer of Police Officer.
Turlock Police Department has a Tattoo Policy which states all tattoos shall be covered while on-duty and/or representing the Turlock Police Department in any official capacity.
- Qualified candidates who are currently a CalPERS member or have been a CalPERS member within the last six (6) months or are subject to reciprocity with another eligible retirement plan, may be a "classic member" and may be enrolled in the City's 3% @ 50 plan. Employee pays employee contribution rate of 9% on a pre-tax basis. Non-classic or "new members" will be enrolled in the 2.7% @ 57 plan.
Fully paid health plan for employee and family
Term Life Insurance at 1-1/2 times annual salary
Long Term Disability Insurance
Liberal vacation, holiday and leave plans
Intermediate P.O.S.T. Certificate
- 5% of base pay
- Advanced P.O.S.T. Certifiacte
- 5% of base pay
- Associate's Degree or Equivalent
- 2.5% of base pay
- Bachelor's Degree
- Additional 2.5% of base pay
- Master's Degree
- Additional 2.5% of base pay
- Bilingual Pay
- 5% of base pay
Liberal annual uniform allowance
Interest free computer loan
The City does not participate in Social Security; however, there will be a 1.45% tax in salary for Medicare
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The City of Turlock is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Affirmative Action. We are sincerely interested in receiving applications from qualified minorities, women and the disabled.
Qualified applicants receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief except where indicated by requirements of the job.
The City of Turlock will make every effort to accommodate applicants that have disabilities that would not allow them to compete in the announced process. Applicants are asked to indicate their request for accommodation in section #6 of the application form.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE SYSTEM
The City of Turlock has adopted a veteran's preference system (effective January 1, 2002). The percentage score achieved through entrance (non-promotional) examination which ranks applicants on an eligibility list shall be adjusted to provide: (a) one (1) percentage point added to the final test score for each six (6) months of active service during a time of armed conflict, up to a maximum of five (5) points, and (b) five (5) percentage points added to the final test score for veterans who are disabled as a result of active military service during a time of armed conflict, regardless of length of service. To receive preference points, applicants must provide supporting documentation and proof of honorable discharge. In no event shall an applicant receive more than a five (5) point adjustment. This request should be made in section #12 of the employment application form. A copy of your DD214 must be attached for this request to be considered.
Hiring Policy Related to Smoking and Tobacco Use
All employees hired after January 1, 2014, as a condition of employment, shall not smoke and/or use any tobacco products. Employees hired after January 1, 2014, will be required to sign a "No Smoking and Tobacco Use Agreement". As a condition of continued employment, all employees hired after January 1, 2014; shall remain a non-smoker and /or non-tobacco user whether on duty or off duty. Failure to comply with this policy may lead to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
Customer Service Policy
The City of Turlock is committed to quality service to our customers. Our goal is to create a positive, productive and courteous atmosphere for our employees and customers. Employees are evaluated on the quality of customer service they provide.
Information contained herein does not constitute an expressed or implied contract as it is subject to change.
WHERE TO APPLY:
City of Turlock
Human Resources Division
156 S. Broadway, Suite 235
Turlock, CA 95380-5454
Visit our website at www.cityofturlock.org to apply.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RETURNED TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION. THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
Definition Benefits Supplemental Questions
NOTE: CANDIDATES MAY BE REQUIRED TO RESIDE AT A LOCATION FROM WHICH THEY CAN REPORT TO WORK WITHIN ONE HOUR. THIS REQUIREMENT WILL NOT BE IMPOSED UNTIL SIX MONTHS AFTER THE AFFECTED EMPLOYEES HAVE COMPLETED THEIR INITIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD.
Under direction, to perform a variety of peace officer duties in the protection of life and property; and to do related work as required.
Demonstrates ongoing good moral character with no felony convictions; must be physically fit; patrols an assigned area of the City by foot, bicycle, motorcycle, or vehicle to prevent and detect criminal activity; enforces local ordinances, and State and Federal laws; maintains law and order; responds to calls relating to the protection of life and property, traffic incidents, and other required duties; prepares reports of activities performed, and unusual incidents observed; conducts both preliminary and follow-up investigations of criminal incidents, deaths, vehicle accidents, disturbances, and hazardous situations; coordinates and conducts detailed investigations of reported or observed criminal activity including violent crimes, child abuse, property crime, vice and narcotic violations; assists and advises motorists; enforces traffic safety laws by issuing citations and warnings; interviews victims, complainants, and witnesses; collects, preserves, and maintains evidence, found property, and property for safekeeping or destruction; interrogates suspects, and makes arrests; searches and transports suspects; serves warrants and subpoenas; testifies and presents evidence in court; provides backup assistance to other officers and personnel; inspects premises in assigned area for security; responds to demonstrations, riots, hostage situations, barricaded subjects, and other extremely hazardous situations; observes, reports, and takes appropriate action on hazards and malfunctions of public equipment such as street lights and traffic control devices; maintains required proficiency with firearms and other authorized police equipment; attends and successfully completes required training courses and classes as directed, including, but not limited to, all physical training required by the State of California, and maintains satisfactory grade average or score for such courses and/or training; wears and maintains appropriate uniforms and other specialized equipment; relieves senior officers when requested; operates emergency vehicle in compliance with all laws and regulations; operates all assigned communication equipment; works special assignments and details; works various shift assignments; works overtime with little or no notice; maintains and contributes to the public welfare by engaging in education, assistance, and positive public contacts; performs duties in conformance with departmental orders and directives.
Knowledge of criminal codes; investigative techniques; rules of evidence; laws of arrest; court procedures; crime prevention methods; first aid; traffic and crowd control.
Skill in interacting and communicating tactfully and effectively with a culturally diverse population in stressful and difficult situations; gaining cooperation through discussion and persuasion; discerning potentially dangerous situations; making independent judgments and decisions based upon the appropriate applications of policies, procedures, experiences, and training; physical agility and stamina to perform essential functions.
Ability to learn, comprehend, and apply department and police policies, rules, instructions, laws, regulations and literature; analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective, and reasonable course of action; maintain a professional demeanor during stressful situations and with respect for the rights of others; operate a computer terminal; read, write, and communicate in English at an appropriate level; learn standard radio broadcasting procedures of a police radio system; demonstrate proficiency on the exercise of defensive tactics and the use and care of firearms and other issued equipment; when practical, physically overcome resistance while chasing or apprehending suspects; operate and control emergency vehicles in a safe manner under all weather conditions; work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions while exposed to the elements; stand at a fixed post for extended periods of time unable to rest at will; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.
Education/Training: Graduation from high school or equivalent and one of the following:
1.Graduation from an accredited California law enforcement academy and currently employed in good standing with a California law enforcement agency as a sworn police officer. Receipt of the Basic POST certificate is required on or before the completion of the first year of employment as a sworn police officer.
2.Currently employed as a sworn police officer or previously employed as a sworn police officer within the last three years and eligible for re-hire. Out-of-state officers must complete the P.O.S.T. Basic Course waiver process prior to application.
Special Conditions &
1.At least 21 years of age at time of appointment.
2.A United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship by the last day for filing. NOTE: Citizenship must be attained within three (3) years after filing the citizenship application or the employee will be terminated from his/her position.
3.Must be of good moral character with no felony convictions.
4.Must be physically fit.
5.Must successfully complete a required medical examination that includes a psychological suitability examination.
License & Certificates: A valid California Class "C" driver's license or equivalent at time of appointment.
Definition & Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions
TESTING IS SCHEDULED ON A MONTHLY BASIS. PLEASE
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Under limited supervision, performs general or special duty police work. FLSA status: Non-exempt.
Essential functions included in the job description may include tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.
Work normally consists of:
Patrol activities within the city;
Monitoring traffic for possible civil or criminal violations;
Prevention and discovery of the commission of crimes;
Apprehension of criminals and offenders;
Making presence known throughout the community in a manner that contributes to the deterrence and solving of crime;
Answering calls and complaints involving fire, vehicle accidents, robberies, domestic violence situations, neighborhood disturbances, and other misdemeanors, felonies, and service calls;
Administering first aid and CPR;
Securing crime scenes and conducting preliminary and full-scale investigations, except on major crimes;
Gathering evidence, obtaining witnesses, and issuing citations or making arrests, if appropriate;
Interviewing witnesses, gathering information, preparing detailed reports, and preparing case files for court prosecution;
Participating fully in annual and other regular training programs in police methods and procedures;
Testifying in court proceedings;
Performing specialized duties on an assigned basis, such as serving as a G.R.E.A.T. Officer, a member of a vice and/or narcotics investigations unit, Field Training Officer, Motor Unit Officer, Bike Unit Officer, Community Resource Officer, Community Response Team member, Tactical Unit member, firearms instructor, defensive tactics instructor, emergency driving instructor, physical fitness instructor, and other positions TBD; and
Participating in community service activities as a spokesperson for the department.
Knowledges, Skills & Other Characteristics:
Applicable case law in the areas of arrest, probable cause, and search and seizure;
Departmental policies and procedures;
Police methods, practices, and procedures, with the ability to recall and apply this knowledge to specific situations; and
Geography of the City of Sierra Vista and surrounding community, including the location of important sites.
Dealing courteously and effectively with people;
Applying good judgment and making operative decisions under pressure;
Preparing clear, comprehensive, and accurate reports;
Administering first aid and CPR;
The proficient use of all police equipment;
Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing; and
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with city staff, other law enforcement agencies, and the public.
Performing work for extended periods of time in environments of extreme heat, cold, or wet conditions;
Performing the physical requirements of the work (e.g., run, and/or jump over rough terrain and obstacles; physically subdue and apprehend combative suspects; push or pull heavy objects and apply force with upper and lower body; reach, bend, stoop, kneel, twist, and turn; and sit and stand for extended periods of time);
Maintaining a level of fitness to meet department standards;
Qualifying annually with the department-issued sidearm; and
Successfully completing annual firearms judgmental training.
1.Police officer candidates must be a minimum of 21 years old at the time of graduation from the police academy.
2.Any candidate must be a United States citizen.
3.Candidates must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalency certification.
4.Candidates must possess a valid Arizona driver's license at time of employment.
5.Per Police Department policy, police have a residency requirement: "Police officer shall reside within ten miles of the corporate city limits, excluding Fort Huachuca. New employees must comply with this policy within one year from date of hire."
- All applicants must submit an original 30 net words-per-minute typing certification (completed within six months of application. Submit with background packet)
- Certification must not be older than six months.
- The test must be for five minutes with one word per minute deducted for each error
- The city WILL NOT accept internet or self-administered certifications. In the Sierra Vista area, typing certifications are available through Arizona @ Work (520-458-9309) or the Cochise College Testing Center www.cochise.edu/testing.There may be a nominal fee. You may also obtain a typing test/certification from any other employment service organization that administers in-person timed certified typing exams.
7.Candidates must demonstrate:
A. Visual acuity of:
- 20/20 or better, uncorrected; or
- 20/80 or better, corrected to 20/20 by spectacles or hard contact lenses; or
- 20/200 or better, corrected to 20/20 by soft contact lenses.
The candidate must demonstrate satisfactory adaptation to the contacts;
B. Vision capable of distinguishing basic color groups against a favorable background; and
C. Peripheral vision:
- that does not reveal scotoma or quadrantonopia; or
- in which vision perimeter testing is intact at one-hundred and seventy degrees.
8.Candidates must possess uncorrected hearing with no loss greater than 25db in the 500, 1000, 2000, 3000 hertz frequencies as measured by an audiometer.
9.Candidates must not have been convicted of a felony or any offense that would be a felony if committed in Arizona.
- Candidates must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor criminal offense involving moral turpitude in Arizona or in any state or federal jurisdiction where the commission of such a criminal offense would be a misdemeanor as defined by the Arizona Revised Statutes.
- Candidates must not have been dishonorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces.
- Candidates must be able to meet the Arizona Peace Officers Standards and Training Board (AZ POST) certification requirements
- Candidates must not have been previously denied certified status, had a certification revoked, or have current certified status under suspension pursuant to AZ POST Section R13-4-109.
- Candidates must not have:
A. used marijuana within the past three (3) years;
B. used marijuana other than for experimentation (The use of marijuana is presumed to be greater than experimentation if the use exceeds twenty (20)
times total, or exceeds five (5) times since the age of 21 years.);
C. sold, produced, cultivated, or transported marijuana for sale; or
D. used marijuana while employed or appointed as a peace officer.
15. Candidates must not have illegally:
A. used dangerous drugs or narcotics other than marijuana within the
past seven years;
B. used dangerous drugs or narcotics other than for experimentation (The use
of dangerous drugs or narcotics is presumed to be greater than experimentation if the use exceeds five (5) times total, or exceeds one time since the age of 21 years);
C. sold, produced, cultivated, or transported for sale any dangerous
drugs or narcotics; or
D. used dangerous drugs or narcotics while employed or appointed as a
16. Candidates must not have a pattern of abuse of prescription drugs.
17. Candidates must not have been convicted of a violation of or adjudged to have violated traffic regulations governing the movement of vehicles with such
a frequency so as to indicate disrespect for traffic laws and a disregard for the safety of other persons on the highway within the past three (3) years.
18. Police officer candidates must possess an associate degree or equivalent number of units (64) from an accredited college or meet the requirements for the AZ POST and AAS in Administration of Justice through Cochise College. If applicants do not have a minimum of an associate degree or 64 college credits but have a minimum of 17 college credits they will qualify for employment if the following conditions are met after hire:
- Attend and graduate from an Arizona peace officer training academy that partners with an accredited college that awards college credits upon graduation from the academy (e.g. Pima Community College and the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Training Center, Rio Salado Community College and the Arizona Law Enforcement Training Academy, etc.), AND
- Upon graduation from the academy be awarded the required college credits to reach a combined total of 64 college credits, or be awarded an associate degree.
Applicants will be required to meet both conditions listed above, attend the academy of the department's choosing and will be required to pay any applicable fees for the college credits as a condition of employment. College credit hours and/or degree must be from an institution accredited by one of the six regional accreditation boards:
- MSA – Middle States Association
- NWCCU – Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities
- NCA – North Central Association of Colleges & Schools
- NEASC – New England Association Schools & Colleges
- SACS – Southern Association of Colleges & Schools
- WASC – Western Association of Schools & Colleges
In addition to the minimum requirements (1-18), the successful candidate must meet
the established requirements of each phase in the testing process in order to
proceed to the next phase:
Physical Fitness Test
Oral Board Interview
Please note this process could take three to six months to complete.
AZ POST certified applicants do not have to take the SVPD written exam but are
required to take a general vocabulary and reading comprehension exam and must
meet the established requirements of each phase in the testing process in order
to proceed to the next phase:
Physical Fitness Test
Oral Board Interview
If a candidate is eliminated during the background, psychological, or polygraph
phase of the selection process, they cannot re-apply for one year from the date
of disqualification. Candidates for police officer must demonstrate that they
are physically, mentally, and emotionally capable of executing the position
requirements. Police officers are expected to be well-groomed, possess
high moral standards, work well in a team effort setting, possess functional
verbal and written communication skills, and work on a rotating shift schedule.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS # Graduation from a state approved nursing educational program. Currently registered (or planning to register) to take the State board licensing exam. # The expectation is that the State board licensing exam will be taken as soon as possible.
Medication# delivery and counting of narcotics or witnessing waste of narcotics may not be done until the RN licensure is obtained. Experience in the clinical area in which application has been made is desirable. # ORGANIZATION Works under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse.# Accountable to the unit manager or designee of the assigned patient care unit; ultimately accountable for the practice of nursing to the Vice President, Patient Care Services.# Works collaboratively and effectively with all members of the patient care team. # AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED Cares for patients in the age category(s) checked below: #### Neonatal (birth-1 mo)####### Young adult (18 yr-25 yrs) #### Infant (1 mo-1 yr)######## Adult (26 yrs-54 yrs) #### Early childhood (1 yr-5 yrs)###### Sr. Adult (55 yrs-64 yrs) #### Late childhood (6 yrs-12 yrs)###### Geriatric (65 yrs # above) #### Adolescence (13 yrs-17 yrs)###### All ages (birth # above) #### No clinical contact with patients
_ Age of patients cared for is dependent
on the specific populations seen on the unit SPECIFIC DUTIES
1.#Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare. 2.#Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare. 3.#Promotes personal and patient safety. 4.#Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times 5.#Maintains professional working relationship with patients, families, nursing staff, providers and the entire health care team. 6.#Works within the guidelines of nursing and hospital standards of practice, policies and procedures. 7.#Performs direct patient care activities under the direction, supervision, and delegation of a Registered Nurse. 8.#Demonstrates knowledge and clinical competence for applicable patient populations. 9.#Does NOT administer medications until the RN license is obtained. 10.#Does not complete all steps of the nursing process. Collaborates with the Registered Nurse for the assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing and patient care. 11.#Communicates patient care findings and concerns to the supervising Registered Nurse. 12.#Assists with the medication storage, stocking, transportation, and checking of expiration dates as delegated. #
Graduate Nurse - Grayling
Job Summary:# Works under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse.# Accountable to the unit manager or designee of the assigned patient care unit; ultimately accountable for the practice of nursing to the Vice President, Patient Care Services.# Works collaboratively and effectively with all members of the patient care team.
Graduation from a state approved nursing educational program. Currently registered (or planning to register) to take the State board licensing exam. The expectation is that the State board licensing exam will be taken as soon as possible. Medication delivery and counting of narcotics or witnessing waste of narcotics may not be done until the RN licensure is obtained. Experience in the clinical area in which application has been made is desirable. Maintains Basic Life Support certification.# Certification within 3 months of hire.
Physical and Mental Requirements and Working Conditions:
Requires the ability to work designated shift lengths, including 8 and 12 hours, which may include night shifts or occasional irregular hours. Has the physical stamina to meet the requirements of this job, including constant movement, frequent bending, stooping and occasional sitting, twisting and squatting. Uses appropriate safety transfer techniques, body mechanics and lifting equipment when moving, transporting, etc. patients or equipment in excess of 35 pounds. Uses both hands to perform the job duties and hand use requires simple and firm grasping and fine manipulating. Constantly communicates with and to patients, families, other care team members and staff about patient care.# Must be able to exchange accurate information at all times. Must be able to visually observe (at a near visual acuity level) to assess patients and document findings and orders. Must function effectively under stressful situations with competing priorities and frequent interruptions. Requires a high level of mental concentration to attain established deadlines. Exposed to emotional stresses associated with the care of the ill and dying.# Work is performed generally in indoor conditions, with potential exposure to blood, body fluids and waste, infectious disease, needles, radiation, chemicals. # # Organizational
# Must have the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, and able to articulate and demonstrate commitment to the Mission and Values of Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital.# Must demonstrate a commitment to the organizational Guiding Behaviors, Just Culture and Culture of Safety.# Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, the Organizational Integrity Program, Code of Ethics, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior. # The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires that individuals access, use and disclose the minimum patient information necessary for the individual to perform his or her job duties.# This position#s access to information systems will be based on job duties and reasonably limited to the minimum information necessary for the position to carry out its duties.# Employees are authorized to access health information only when necessary to do their work, and only when on duty.
Age of Patients Served:
Cares for patients in the age category(s) checked below:####################
####### No clinical contact with patients
############# School Age
############# Geriatric __X___Age of patients cared for is dependent on the specific populations seen on the assigned unit.
Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare. Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare. Promotes personal and patient safety. Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times Maintains professional working relationship with patients, families, nursing staff, providers and the entire health care team. Works within the guidelines of nursing and hospital standards of practice, policies and procedures. Performs direct patient care activities under the direction, supervision, and delegation of a Registered Nurse. Demonstrates knowledge and clinical competence for applicable patient populations. Does NOT administer medications until the RN license is obtained. Does not complete all steps of the nursing process. Collaborates with the Registered Nurse for the assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing and patient care. Communicates patient care findings and concerns to the supervising Registered Nurse. Assists with the medication storage, stocking, transportation, and checking of expiration dates as delegated. #
Police Officer Recruit
Nature of Work
Please visit the Public Safety Testing website (https://www.publicsafetytesting.com/)
The City of Bellingham is actively seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer Recruit. Applicants interested in this position must complete testing through Public Safety Testing.
The next testing deadline with Bellingham Police Department is June 30, 2018. Candidates must complete testing between April 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018.
Applicants must complete the written exam and physical ability test through Public Safety Testing prior to the testing deadline.
Salary Information: Recruit salary is $4,950/month. Upon entry to the Basic Law Enforcement Academy salary is $5,445/month.
This recruitment process will create a Civil Service eligibility register that will be used to fill vacancies should they occur.
NATURE OF WORK:
Participates in formal and on-the-job training in law enforcement principles, techniques and procedures, departmental organization, rules, policies, and related laws. Also receives training in the use, care and maintenance of assigned equipment.
Full Performance Police Officer:
This position performs fully responsible, professional general duty police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. After a period of formal and on-the-job training, employees in this class are responsible for independent law enforcement duties ranging from average to considerable difficulty and performed under general supervision of a sergeant or other ranking officer.
Work normally involves patrolling in an unaccompanied automobile, motorcycle, bicycle or foot patrol, and/or conducting detailed criminal investigations, traffic regulation, or community policing activities in a designated area on an assigned shift. Work involves a substantial element of danger and requires the responsible exercise of appropriate judgment in meeting critical emergency situations. Employees are sworn to act in behalf of the Police Department and the City of Bellingham and carry firearms in the performance of their duties.
Employees may be directed to work on, lead, or plan special projects or assignments which call upon specialized abilities and knowledge attained through experience as a uniformed officer. Work of this class may be reviewed by superior officers via personal inspection, reviews of reports and/or oral discussion.
Patrols a designated area of City on foot, bicycle, or in an automobile, motorcycle or small watercraft to investigate, deter and/or discover possible violations of criminal and vehicle (and/or boating) traffic laws, codes and/or ordinances. Maintains radio contact with the dispatch center.
Responds to calls, complaints or reports of the actual, possible or potential occurrence of specific criminal activity and takes appropriate action. This may include, but is not limited to, mediating civil disputes or interceding in domestic disturbances; maintaining peace; protecting persons; enforcing traffic laws; apprehending, controlling and arresting persons, including those who are violent and/or emotional; assisting disabled persons, motorists, and others; and providing information and direction.
Participates in community policing activities: gains familiarity with individuals, groups, businesses and special issues of assigned community; meets with and makes presentations to community groups; assists in neighborhood problem-solving projects; and sponsors public education programs and activities.
Administers immediate assistance to citizens in critical and/or emergency situations where the security of lives and/or property may be endangered. In the course of duty, officers are exposed to a range of physical injuries, accidents, child abuse, mental health concerns, or death where they may be required to administer first aid, CPR or other assistance prior to the arrival of emergency services, and to provide support to victims and families.
Secures and controls crime scenes and administers aid, may gather and/or supervise the collection of evidence and witness statements, and arrests or supervises the arrest(s) of suspects.
Appears in court to present evidence and testify against persons accused of crime; maintains or supervises surveillance over suspected criminals; arranges and/or participates in the return of fugitives from other cities or from outside the state.
Develops and maintains required skills through participation in intermediate or advanced training classes in law enforcement methodology, first aid, regular or special weapons/tactics and procedures and related subjects.
ADDITIONAL WORK PERFORMED:
Engages in specialized investigative assignments (e.g., Special Investigations Unit [SIU], Juvenile, vice and gambling, homicide, narcotics and organized crime).
Performs specialized assignments (e.g., Crime Prevention, Drug Abuse Resistance Education [DARE], Canine Unit, etc.).
Works with other law enforcement agencies on special policing assignments and events and/or multi-jurisdiction emergencies as directed.
Performs special operations work such as raids and searches as directed.
Performs related duties as directed.
Physical abilities to perform the essential functions of the job including:
Physical strength to restrain and control persons and physically defend self;
Manual dexterity to operate a motor vehicle or handle tools and guns in the performance of assigned tasks, including keyboarding, grasping and reaching.
Occasionally lift, push, carry and pull materials, objects or persons weighing up to 100 lbs using proper lifting techniques;
Frequently sit, stand, walk or ride a bicycle;
Occasionally run, jump, climb, balance, kneel, crawl or crouch;
Frequently communicate verbally;
Uncorrected vision in either eye of 20/100 or better, vision able to be corrected to 20/20 in better eye and 20/30 in lesser eye. Visual acuity including closeness, distance, color, peripheral and depth perception, with the ability to adjust focus and to read a computer screen and typewritten page.
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in any and all property existing in the City of Bellingham and its environs. This involves working in a variety of environmental conditions and may require: walking, sitting or standing for long periods; running, climbing, jumping, or physical exertion in inclement weather; physical agility in slippery conditions, mountainous or uneven terrain, or in water. Officers work in unaccompanied automobile, motorcycle, bicycle or on foot patrol, maintaining contact with the dispatch center. There is exposure to high-risk situations which require emergency response procedures such as the use of masks, gloves, etc. to prevent contact with infectious diseases; and the use of protective clothing, equipment, firearms and other gear. While in uniform and/or driving a police vehicle, the Police Officer will not be allowed to use or display any tobacco product. Officers work rotating shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Experience and Training
Associate's Degree or two years (90 quarter hours/60 semester hours) of general education course work toward a degree at an accredited college or university.
Bilingual proficiency highly desirable.
Necessary Special Requirements
Employment contingent upon passing a criminal convictions check, background investigation, polygraph examination and fingerprinting.
Employment contingent upon passing a psychological and general medical evaluation.
Employment contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug test.
Must pass physical fitness trainability standards of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, Basic Law Enforcement Academy.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, Red Cross certification for Infant/Child and Adult CPR and Standard First Aid.
Valid Washington State driver's license by time of hire and good driving record. A three-year driving abstract must be submitted prior to hire, with periodic submission of driving abstract per City policy.
Attainment of the age of 21 years.
U.S. citizenship. Washington State residency by time of hire.
No record of felony convictions.
Misdemeanor convictions will also be reviewed. A misdemeanor conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant but offenses, by their nature and recentness, may reveal a lack of specific qualifications for this position.
Police Officer Recruits must successfully complete the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Basic Law Enforcement Academy.
This position is represented by a union and union membership is required within 30 days.
Step 1: Applicants interested in this position must complete testing through Public Safety Testing. Please visit the Public Safety Testing website (https://www.publicsafetytesting.com/) for information regarding the testing process.
Step 2: The next testing deadline with Bellingham Police Department is June 30, 2018. Candidates must complete testing between April 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018.
Applicants must complete the written exam and physical ability test through Public Safety Testing prior to the testing deadline. The City of Bellingham will use the scoring criteria recommended by Public Safety Testing to determine the highest scoring qualified applicants.
Step 3: The top forty (40) active scoring candidates will be invited via email to complete a City of Bellingham Employment Application. E-mail notification will be sent on/around June 18, 2018. (Please note: unofficial transcripts will be required to be submitted with the City of Bellingham application to verify education requirements for the position).
Qualified candidates will be placed on a ranked eligibility register based on the Public Safety Testing written exam score.
The top scoring 15 candidates or the top 25%, whichever is greater, will be referred to the Department for final assessment.
The eligibility register will be valid for three months.
Please Note: Candidates will receive updates regarding application status via email. Please be sure to check your email frequently.
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