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Job Title: POLICE OFFICER - RECRUIT
Salary: $4,275.10 Monthly
Job Type: Full-Time (Probationary)
Location: City of Stockton, California
FLSA: Non-exempt position, eligible for overtime compensation.
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DEFINITION Benefits Supplemental Questions
Stockton PD offers excellent opportunities for individuals who are currently attending a full or part-time police academy looking to secure a position with an organization offering growth opportunity and challenge!
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL:
currently be attending a California P.O.S.T Basic Peace Officer Academy;
have the ability to provide a letter from their academy providing number of hours per week in the academy and anticipated graduation date; and
provide a copy of their POST Entry Level Law Enforcement TestT-Score of 44.0 or higher.
Academy attendees who meet these qualifications may apply now. Any questions regarding whether you meet these qualifications may be directed to Amy Brimmer in the Human Resources Department email@example.com 209-937-7570.
Specific information regarding how to submit required information and documentation is available in the supplemental questionnaire portion of the application.
GENERAL POSITION INFORMATION:
Stockton Police Officers' Association (SPOA)
CIVIL SERVICE STATUS:
SALARY RANGE: Police Officer Recruits will be paid at $4275.10 per month while attending the academy and advance to $4970.39 per month upon successful completion of the academy.
Veteran's Preference Points willnotbe awarded for this position.
This non-sworn training position learns general police work, and under close supervision, participates in a comprehensive training program. Performs other related work as required.
This position is an entry-level, non-sworn position in the Police Department. Incumbents are currently attending a P.O.S.T. Basic Academy on a full-time or part-time basis and must satisfactorily pass all of the requirements that lead to the possession of the P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate in addition to passing all phases of the background process before becoming candidates for the sworn position of Police Officer. This is a full-time (40 hour/week) position. Those enrolled in the Police Academy on a part-time basis (less than 40 hours/week), will make up the remaining time through work experience at the Stockton Police Department.
Appointment in this position is limited to the duration of the Police Academy. Academic progress and physical achievement are closely monitored during this training period. Upon successful completion and graduation from the Police Academy, recruits shall be appointed to the position of probationary Police Officer. An assignment to this classification is temporary. Failure to graduate from the academy within the prescribed training period will result in termination from City of Stockton employment.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES (Illustrative Only):
Performs law enforcement and crime prevention work.
Attends Academy and other related training.
Controls traffic flow and enforces state laws and local municipal code violations and traffic regulations.
Performs investigative work.
Participates in and provides support and assistance to special crime prevention and enforcement programs.
Performs a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of the department.
Provides information, directions, and assistance to the public in a variety of situations; takes reports and assists the public with complaints or unusual situations.
Observes, monitors, and controls routine and unusual traffic situations; provides direction and traffic control in accident or incident situations, special events, or other congested situations.
Graduation from a United States high school or possession of a G.E.D. certificate received from a recognized accrediting association. Completion of some college course work is preferred.
Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a valid California class C driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.
Must successfully complete a background investigation, which shall include a polygraph and psychological examination, and a California Department of Justice fingerprint clearance.
Must be able to pass a physical examination, which includes a drug screen, administered by the City Physician. Vision requirements are 20/100 uncorrected; 20/30 corrected. Color blindness will be cause for rejection. Hearing must be within normal range -- 5/5.
The City of Stockton requires employees in a public safety classification to reasonably respond to emergencies at all times. Employees will be required to maintain primary residence within 45 minutes of City Hall in order to timely respond to emergencies and meet the health, safety and welfare needs of the City. New employees have up to three (3) months from date of hire to comply with the requirement. Any interested candidates must be willing to adhere to this requirement throughout the duration of employment.
Must be willing to work evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts, and work with exposure to difficult circumstances, including exposure to hazardous materials and all weather conditions.
Must maintain P.O.S.T. physical standards, including mobility and physical strength and stamina to respond to emergency situations and apprehend suspects, lift, drag, or manipulate individuals or objects weighing a minimum of 165 pounds.
Must be at least 20 years of age at the time of application, and 21 years of age by time of appointment as a police officer.
English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation;
Techniques in dealing with people of all socio-economic levels under hostile and emergency situations.
* Writing clearly, accurately, concisely, legibly, and with correct grammatical construction and spelling;
Observing, assimilating, remembering, and recalling pertinent facts and details;
Ability to learn to read maps and mapped information.
* Acquire, through training, knowledge of modern approved principles, practices and procedures of police work, state laws, city ordinances, first aid, the geography of the city and location of important buildings;
Read and interpret complex technical documents in English;
Understand and carry out oral and written instructions;
Plan and effectively present material orally to diverse groups, and communicate effectively and prepare clear, concise and comprehensive written reports;
Apply selected knowledge (i.e. laws, statutes, court decisions, department policies, criminal investigation theories, etc.) in collecting, organizing and analyzing a variety of information in order to decide on an appropriate and reasonable course of action;
Analyze problems and have the potential to rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stressful situations;
Observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents and places, and judge situations and people accurately;
Achieve proficiency in self-defense techniques and the use and care of firearms;
Show initiative, alertness, integrity and reliability;
Learn standard operating procedures of a police radio and keyboard terminals;
Work in a standard office setting and operate a motor vehicle;
Read printed materials and a computer screen, discern colors and work in a night setting;
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and other city employees, and deal courteously but firmly with the general public;
Undergo strenuous physical conditions.
The Examination: Unassembled Examination (Pass/Fail) - An unassembled examination consisting of an appraisal of training, experience, and work history.
ALL APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS MUST BE COMPLETED FULLY AND SUBMITTED ON AN OFFICIAL CITY OF STOCKTON APPLICATION FORM. (DO NOT STATE "REFER TO RESUME" ON YOUR APPLICATION OR SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE.) INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTALS WILL BE REJECTED AND CANNOT BE REVISED AFTER SUBMITTAL ON OR BEFORE THE FINAL FILING DATE. POSTMARKS, FACSIMILES, AND PHOTOCOPIES OF THE CITY'S EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. RESUMES ARE WELCOMED BUT SHOULD BE SUBMITTED AS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ONLY.
The information in this announcement concerning the terms and conditions of employment does not constitute either an express or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change.