[Close] 

Police Officer Recruit/Lateral

Clovis, CA 3.8 1 day ago Full-time Education High School Diploma or GED Skills Driver's License Clean Driving Record Peace Officer Certification Law Enforcement Police Officer Recruit $34.28 - $41.67 Hourly $5,942.00 - $7,223.00 Monthly $71,304.00 - $86,676.00 Annually Police Officer Lateral $38.91 - $47.29 Hourly $6,744.00 - $8,197.00 Monthly $80,928.00 - $98,364.00 Annually The City offers premium pay, special assignment pay, and professional development incentive pay. Please visit our website for additional information at: http://www.ci.clovis.ca.us/Depts-Services/Personnel/Employee-Resources Bargaining Unit Memorandums of Understanding Salary Schedules DESCRIPTION: DEFINITION Under general supervision, on a regular or assigned shift, to perform general police work in the prevention of crime and the enforcement of law and order; to perform traffic enforcement and control; to carry out special assignments in specialized phases of police work; and to perform work as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS Positions in this class represent the first line police effort in maintaining law and order. Incumbents generally drive a police vehicle in carrying out duties but may be assigned to special details as needs arise. Police officers may be called upon to establish order in extreme conditions and in conditions of emergency. Examples of Duties: On a regular or assigned shift, patrols assigned by car, foot or motorcycle; responds to calls for the protection of life and property; conducts initial and follow-up investigations; develops, enforces, controls, and directs traffic when appropriate; stops drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of the law; warns drivers against illegal practices, makes arrests, testifies in court in connection with the prosecution of offenders, and serves warrants and subpoenas; administers first aid in emergency cases; answers complaints on such problems as civil disturbances, obnoxious animals, health code, and local ordinance violations; investigates suspicious circumstances, makes property security checks, and takes custody of lost and found property; performs crowd control, parade, or riot work; takes crime prevention measures and assists in controlling problems of juvenile delinquency; books prisoners in City jail and assists in their custody, care, and welfare; transports prisoners; receives telephone calls and dispatches emergency vehicles and personnel according to department policy and standard procedures; furnishes information and directions to the public; attends briefings and reads briefing materials; submits complete written reports or assigned cases; participates in training courses and programs; operates police unit, two-way radio, recorders, firearms and equipment common to law enforcement; may relieve superior officer in periods of absence or as assigned; operates City vehicles; and performs related wok as required. Typical Qualifications: LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIRED License: Possession of a valid California Driver's License and a good driving record. Certifications: Possession of a Basic POST Certificate. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: One (1) year experience as a law enforcement officer. Police Officer Recruit Applicants: Recruit applicants require no prior law enforcement experience or possess less than two (2) years of work experience as a Law Enforcement Officer in the State of California; Applications will be accepted on a provisional basis for applicants that are accepted, enrolled, or have completed the POST Basic Course with a California POST certified Police Academy within the last three (3) years; Completion of thirty (30) semester units of college coursework from an accredited college or university in Law Enforcement or a related field (coursework from a California POST certified basic law enforcement Police Academy may be an equivalent or may suffice the completion of thirty (30) semester units of college coursework from an accredited college or university in Law Enforcement); Verification of acceptance, enrollment, or completion of the POST Basic Course with a California POST certified Police Academy within the last three (3) years will be required with the Personal History Questionnaire from candidates who are successful with the oral examination and are selected to continue in the recruitment process. Police Officer Lateral Applicants: Lateral applicants possess a minimum of two (2) years of work experience as a Peace Officer (PC 830.1830.2) in the state of California; Possess a current Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced POST certificate completed within the last three (3) years; Completion of thirty (30) semester units of college coursework from an accredited college or University in Law Enforcement or a related field (coursework from a California POST certified basic law enforcement Police Academy may be an equivalent or may suffice the completion of thirty (30) semester units of college coursework from an accredited college or university in Law Enforcement). Supplemental Information: PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Strength: Heavy work-lifting, carrying and/or pushing 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Vision: Corrected to 20/20 in one (1) eye, 20/30 in the other. Hearing: Sufficient to communicate via radio. Physical fitness: Sufficient to climb, crawl, sit or stand for prolonged periods of time; attends periodic evening meetings; travels within and out of City to attend meetings; incumbents are subject to mandatory overtime and shift rotation; and periodically required to train and qualify in the use of firearms, vehicles and specialized law enforcement practices and equipment. SELECTION PROCESS Interested applicants must submit a completed City of Clovis employment application and supplemental questionnaire no later than 11:59 p.m. on October 31, 2019. Applications must be submitted online at www.cityofclovis.com. For additional questions, you may contact Personnel at (559) 324-2725. Brief resumes are welcome as a supplement to the City's standard application form; however, the application form and supplemental questionnaire must be filled out completely to be considered. You may attach your resume at the time of application submission to the attachment section of the application form. A resume only may not be submitted in lieu of a completed employment application to be considered. Applicants may not attach any additional documents that are not required to their application or submit any other documents by mail, fax, or hand delivery. Veterans Preference Points may be provided if a DD Form 214 demonstrating qualifying service is submitted to the Personnel Office by the position deadline date and time. Applicants may attach, hand deliver, or fax the required documents to (559) 324-2865. Reasonable accommodation, when needed, for otherwise qualified candidates with disabilities, must be requested in writing and faxed to (559) 324-2865 at the time of application submission. Applicants will receive notification regarding the status of their application by email or phone once the applications have been processed and reviewed. All applications will be reviewed based on the necessary employment standards for the position. Those applicants, who submit a complete application and supplemental questionnaire, meet the position requirements and a pass/fail application review may be invited to participate in an oral examination that will be weighted 100%. Applicants receiving a passing score may be placed on an eligibility list for a period of up to one (1) year. Examinations and department interviews for the position will be administered in the City of Clovis. Applications will not be accepted from candidates for four (4) months after unsuccessful testing for a Police Officer position and one (1) year for candidates established on a Police Officer eligibility list for the City of Clovis. As determined by the City and at the City's expense, successful candidates shall be required to complete and pass a Personal History Questionnaire, an extensive background investigation, a polygraph examination, a psychological examination, a medical examination, a physical fitness test, and a drug/alcohol screen. Possession of a valid California driver's license and good driving record will be required prior to hire. Proof of citizenship or eligibility to work in the U.S. will be required at the time of hire. The examination may consist of questions relative to knowledge of basic English composition, grammar, and spelling; basic math; simple record keeping methods; general principles of police science; laws of arrest, search and seizure and appropriate safety precautions and procedures. The examination may also contain questions regarding the ability to read, understand, interpret, and apply laws, ordinances, regulations, codes, directives, and police literature; write clear, comprehensive and accurate reports; use firearms; maintain simple records; inspire public confidence through personal integrity, appearance, and actions; remember facts, names, faces, and details of incidents accurately; speak clearly; operate a vehicle safely, under normal and emergency conditions; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; and establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. This job flyer does not constitute a contract and its terms and conditions can change without notice. THE CITY OF CLOVIS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Police Officer Recruit $34.28 - $41.67 Hourly $5,942.00 - $7,223.00 Monthly $71,304.00 - $86,676.00 Annually Police Officer Lateral $38.91 - $47.29 Hourly $6,744.00 - $8,197.00 Monthly $80,928.00 - $98,364.00 Annually The City offers premium pay, special assignment pay, and professional development incentive pay. Please visit our website for additional information at: http://www.ci.clovis.ca.us/Depts-Services/Personnel/Employee-Resources Bargaining Unit Memorandums of Understanding Salary Schedules DESCRIPTION: DEFINITION Under general supervision, on a regular or assigned shift, to perform general police work in the prevention of crime and the enforcement of law and order; to perform traffic enforcement and control; to carry out special assignments in specialized phases of police work; and to perform work as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS Positions in this class represent the first line police effort in maintaining law and order. Incumbents generally drive a police vehicle in carrying out duties but may be assigned to special details as needs arise. Police officers may be called upon to establish order in extreme conditions and in conditions of emergency. Examples of Duties: On a regular or assigned shift, patrols assigned by car, foot or motorcycle; responds to calls for the protection of life and property; conducts initial and follow-up investigations; develops, enforces, controls, and directs traffic when appropriate; stops drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of the law; warns drivers against illegal practices, makes arrests, testifies in court in connection with the prosecution of offenders, and serves warrants and subpoenas; administers first aid in emergency cases; answers complaints on such problems as civil disturbances, obnoxious animals, health code, and local ordinance violations; investigates suspicious circumstances, makes property security checks, and takes custody of lost and found property; performs crowd control, parade, or riot work; takes crime prevention measures and assists in controlling problems of juvenile delinquency; books prisoners in City jail and assists in their custody, care, and welfare; transports prisoners; receives telephone calls and dispatches emergency vehicles and personnel according to department policy and standard procedures; furnishes information and directions to the public; attends briefings and reads briefing materials; submits complete written reports or assigned cases; participates in training courses and programs; operates police unit, two-way radio, recorders, firearms and equipment common to law enforcement; may relieve superior officer in periods of absence or as assigned; operates City vehicles; and performs related wok as required. Typical Qualifications: LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIRED License: Possession of a valid California Driver's License and a good driving record. Certifications: Possession of a Basic POST Certificate. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: One (1) year experience as a law enforcement officer. Police Officer Recruit Applicants: Recruit applicants require no prior law enforcement experience or possess less than two (2) years of work experience as a Law Enforcement Officer in the State of California; Applications will be accepted on a provisional basis for applicants that are accepted, enrolled, or have completed the POST Basic Course with a California POST certified Police Academy within the last three (3) years; Completion of thirty (30) semester units of college coursework from an accredited college or university in Law Enforcement or a related field (coursework from a California POST certified basic law enforcement Police Academy may be an equivalent or may suffice the completion of thirty (30) semester units of college coursework from an accredited college or university in Law Enforcement); Verification of acceptance, enrollment, or completion of the POST Basic Course with a California POST certified Police Academy within the last three (3) years will be required with the Personal History Questionnaire from candidates who are successful with the oral examination and are selected to continue in the recruitment process. Police Officer Lateral Applicants: Lateral applicants possess a minimum of two (2) years of work experience as a Peace Officer (PC 830.1830.2) in the state of California; Possess a current Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced POST certificate completed within the last three (3) years; Completion of thirty (30) semester units of college coursework from an accredited college or University in Law Enforcement or a related field (coursework from a California POST certified basic law enforcement Police Academy may be an equivalent or may suffice the completion of thirty (30) semester units of college coursework from an accredited college or university in Law Enforcement). Supplemental Information: PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Strength: Heavy work-lifting, carrying and/or pushing 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Vision: Corrected to 20/20 in one (1) eye, 20/30 in the other. Hearing: Sufficient to communicate via radio. Physical fitness: Sufficient to climb, crawl, sit or stand for prolonged periods of time; attends periodic evening meetings; travels within and out of City to attend meetings; incumbents are subject to mandatory overtime and shift rotation; and periodically required to train and qualify in the use of firearms, vehicles and specialized law enforcement practices and equipment. SELECTION PROCESS Interested applicants must submit a completed City of Clovis employment application and supplemental questionnaire no later than 11:59 p.m. on October 31, 2019. Applications must be submitted online at www.cityofclovis.com. For additional questions, you may contact Personnel at (559) 324-2725. Brief resumes are welcome as a supplement to the City's standard application form; however, the application form and supplemental questionnaire must be filled out completely to be considered. You may attach your resume at the time of application submission to the attachment section of the application form. A resume only may not be submitted in lieu of a completed employment application to be considered. Applicants may not attach any additional documents that are not required to their application or submit any other documents by mail, fax, or hand delivery. Veterans Preference Points may be provided if a DD Form 214 demonstrating qualifying service is submitted to the Personnel Office by the position deadline date and time. Applicants may attach, hand deliver, or fax the required documents to (559) 324-2865. Reasonable accommodation, when needed, for otherwise qualified candidates with disabilities, must be requested in writing and faxed to (559) 324-2865 at the time of application submission. Applicants will receive notification regarding the status of their application by email or phone once the applications have been processed and reviewed. All applications will be reviewed based on the necessary employment standards for the position. Those applicants, who submit a complete application and supplemental questionnaire, meet the position requirements and a pass/fail application review may be invited to participate in an oral examination that will be weighted 100%. Applicants receiving a passing score may be placed on an eligibility list for a period of up to one (1) year. Examinations and department interviews for the position will be administered in the City of Clovis. Applications will not be accepted from candidates for four (4) months after unsuccessful testing for a Police Officer position and one (1) year for candidates established on a Police Officer eligibility list for the City of Clovis. As determined by the City and at the City's expense, successful candidates shall be required to complete and pass a Personal History Questionnaire, an extensive background investigation, a polygraph examination, a psychological examination, a medical examination, a physical fitness test, and a drug/alcohol screen. Possession of a valid California driver's license and good driving record will be required prior to hire. Proof of citizenship or eligibility to work in the U.S. will be required at the time of hire. The examination may consist of questions relative to knowledge of basic English composition, grammar, and spelling; basic math; simple record keeping methods; general principles of police science; laws of arrest, search and seizure and appropriate safety precautions and procedures. The examination may also contain questions regarding the ability to read, understand, interpret, and apply laws, ordinances, regulations, codes, directives, and police literature; write clear, comprehensive and accurate reports; use firearms; maintain simple records; inspire public confidence through personal integrity, appearance, and actions; remember facts, names, faces, and details of incidents accurately; speak clearly; operate a vehicle safely, under normal and emergency conditions; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; and establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. This job flyer does not constitute a contract and its terms and conditions can change without notice. THE CITY OF CLOVIS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Don't Be Fooled

The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.