The City of Orange, with a present population estimated at 127,600, is situated in central Orange County, approximately 32 miles southeast of Los Angeles. The City’s land area is 24 square miles, with a "sphere of influence" area of 55 square miles.
The City is fortunate to be located in the center of Southern California. As such, the City has become home to many leading businesses, hospitals, and commercial centers. In addition, the City has excellent educational opportunities from preschool through post-graduate programs, including Santiago Canyon College and Chapman University and its Law School. The City is served by the Orange Unified School District, which provides elementary, middle and high schools throughout the City.
The City provides a full range of services for its citizens. These services include police, fire, paramedic, library, recreation and parks, planning and development, street improvements and lighting, and general administration. The City also operates a water utility and provides for refuse collection and sanitation. In addition, the City provides aid to its citizens in the form of residential and commercial rehabilitation loans and economic development programs.
2 job(s) at City of Orange
City of Orange
Orange, CA, USA
Definition APPLY IMMEDIATELY Recruitment will close when a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. THE ORANGE POLICE DEPARTMENT NOW OFFERS A 3/12 SCHEDULE FOR ALL PATROL OFFICERS EFFECTIVE JUNE 25, 2017. LATERAL/ACADEMY TRAINED: Under supervision, performs law enforcement and crime prevention duties. POLICE OFFICER SALARY & BENEFITS The salary for Police Officer is $6,214- $7,969 per month, plus very generous benefits and salary incentives. Retirement Benefits. An employee who is a " classic " member of CalPERS or a current member of another California public retirement system who is hired on or after January 1, 2013, will be enrolled in the CalPERS 3.0% @ age 50 benefit formula with one year final compensation. Employees contribute 9.0% of salary on a pre-tax basis as their full share of their member contribution. Employees do not pay into Social Security. Effective January 1, 2013, newly hired sworn employees who are new CalPERS members, as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 ("PEPRA"), will be enrolled in the CalPERS 2.7% at age 57 defined benefit plan with three year final compensation, in accordance with Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). New members will be required to pay at 12.0% of pension reportable salary as their full share of their member contribution. Salary Incentives Officers receive up to $500 per month for college degree/units and P.O.S.T. Certificates. Officers assigned as the following receive: Motor Officers - additional 6.5% pay per month Detectives - additional 7.5% pay per month Canine Handlers - receive 6.5% pay per month Corporals in Patrol - receive 10.0% pay per month Crime Scene Investigators - receive $250 per month Field Training Officers - receive up to $275 per month SWAT and Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) - receive up to $200 per month Shift differential - 2% shift differential Longevity pay - Officers not in special assignments with over 6 years service receive 5% pay/month Bilingual Pay - If qualified, officers may receive $225 per month. Other Benefits: Orange Police Officers work a 3/12 schedule for Patrol Officers effective June 25, 2017 and a 4/10 schedule for all special assignments. Employees receive 100 hours per year of holiday accrual, and 80 hours of vacation for the first 4 years of service. Vacation accrual increases to 120 hours upon 5 years of service, and increases to a maximum of 220 hours after 30 years of service. The City also pays court standby pay. In addition to retirement, the City offers an optional Deferred Compensation Plan. For complete POLICE OFFICER Benefits information CLICK HERE. Or, visit on-line (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/orange) Examples of Duties LATERAL/ACADEMY TRAINED DUTIES: Enforces city, county and state laws; patrols assigned areas; responds to calls for protection of life and property; conducts preliminary investigations of matters involving possible violations of law; investigates criminal cases; directs and controls traffic flow; stops violators; warns against unlawful practices, issues citations, testifies in court; prepares and submits reports; inspects business premises; investigates suspicious persons and circumstances; gives information and directions to the public; reviews case records and reports; collects and identifies evidence; apprehends and arrests criminal law violators; enforces parking regulations; attends training assignments and target practice; performs other related duties as required. Typical Qualifications LATERAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Graduation from high school or equivalent. 2. Candidates must be a graduate of a California certified P.O.S.T. Basic Academy and possess a Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate. A physical ability test is required if Academy graduation is over 6 months old. 3. Must be currently employed as a sworn Peace Officer with a minimum of one year of full time experience as a sworn Peace Officer. 4. Candidates must be a United States citizen at time of appointment. 5. Possession of a valid California Class "C" drivers license with good driving record. ACADEMY TRAINED REQUIREMENTS: 1. Successful completion of a POST-certified Police Academy or current enrollment in an Academy. 2. Graduation from high school or equivalent. 3. Candidates must be a United States citizen at time of appointment. 4. At least 20 years of age at time of application and at least 21 years of age at time of appointment. 5. Possession of a valid California Class "C" drivers license with good driving record. Supplemental Information LATERAL/ACADEMY TRAINED LEVEL: Employees must meet standards of physical stature, endurance, and agility established by the City. Tasks involve frequent driving, walking and standing, and occasional running; frequent light lifting and occasional lifting of heavy objects or persons; employee must have the physical ability to apprehend and restrain subjects and to defend one's self from attack. Tasks involve the operation of vehicles, firearms, and other equipment in which manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination are important ingredients of safe and productive operations. Tasks may require exposure to extreme heat or cold, extreme weather conditions, strong odors and/or smoke, dust, or pollen. Tasks require visual, color, depth, and sound perception as well as oral communications ability.
City of Orange
Orange, CA, USA
Definition ** IMPORTANT INFORMATION ** THIS POSITION IS NON-BENEFITED, PART-TIME, 19 HOURS PER WEEK ONLY. THIS RECRUITMENT WILL CLOSE UPON RECEIPT OF 30 APPLICATIONS. APPLICANTS ARE URGED TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATIONS IMMEDIATELY AS THE RECRUITMENT IS SUBJECT TO CLOSING AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. Under general supervision, performs standard duties in assisting children safely across streets and reporting problems following established guidelines; assists other citizens as needed; and performs related work as required. Examples of Duties Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Controls school crossings, street traffic, and the conduct of school children going to or returning from school on regularly scheduled school days. Determines appropriate times for students to cross streets safely. Reports violations of drivers or suspicious persons to the School Crossing Guard Supervisor and/or Police Department and inappropriate conduct of children to the school. Calls supervisor or appropriate emergency response staff in the event of emergency situations and ensures that students are in a safe condition until emergency response staff arrives. Performs other duties as assigned. EXAMPLE OF SCHEDULE School Crossing Guards may work up to a four (4) hour split shift work schedule, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, during the school year, as follows: Morning Schedule ~ 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Unpaid Break ~ 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Afternoon Schedule ~ 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic traffic control techniques and procedures. Basic traffic laws of the State of California and related City ordinances. Basic techniques for effectively dealing with school children. Basic techniques for effectively dealing with unusual or emergency situations. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public and City staff. Ability to: Recognize traffic hazards at school crossings. Use sound independent judgment in day-to-day and emergency situations. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License may be required at time of appointment. Supplemental Information Must possess mobility to work outdoors, stand and walk, and be able to hold a sign protecting a crosswalk for an extended period of time; vision to see and react to traffic and children, including color vision to recognize traffic signals; and hearing and speech to communicate in person. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, and reach to perform work. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds. For information on the City of Orange Police Department Click here