City of Hemet

The City of Hemet, tucked in a valley surrounded by the Santa Rosa Hills and the San Jacinto Mountains, is embarking on a journey of revitalization and growth. Hemet is ideally located in western Riverside County in the beautiful San Jacinto Valley. Orange County and San Diego are just an hour away, and the beauty of the desert spa lifestyle of Palm Springs is yours within 45 minutes. 
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3 job(s) at City of Hemet

City of Hemet, CA Hemet, CA, USA
Jun 16, 2017
Full Time
THE CITY Public Safety Dispatchers are the unsung heroes and a lifeline for police officers. It's not a job for everyone, but the hundreds of people who call for help, depend on your voice, your directions, and your knowledge to get through an emergency. If you are a highly motivated public safety professional ready to be part of a strong, cohesive team, then join the City of Hemet Police Department where our dispatchers are considered the backbone of the department. With state-of-the-art equipment and training opportunities, you'll provide the excellent service and security people have come to expect from the City of Hemet Police Department. NOTE: The position is full time, located in the Police Department, and assigned to work rotating day, evening, and night shifts, including weekends and holidays. The City: The City of Hemet, tucked in a valley surrounded by the Santa Rosa Hills and the San Jacinto Mountains, is centrally located to Southern California's major metropolitan areas and attractions. Hemet is embarking on a journey of revitalization and growth and is seeking extraordinary men and women who are pursuing an exciting, challenging, and demanding career in law enforcement. The Hemet Police Department offers great opportunities for career development and professional growth, and provides exceptional benefits. The city and surrounding areas offer affordable housing, excellent school districts, and family-oriented recreational activities. Summary Description Public Safety Dispatchers receive requests for fire and police services over the phone, screen incoming calls to determine necessity, priority, and type of response required. Incumbents monitor other radio frequencies to be aware of incidents elsewhere that may affect city police operations, and monitor alarm systems. Dispatches, as necessary, police and/or fire units in response to calls for service or requests from officers in the field. Incumbents will use law enforcement terminology and cite code sections by number, and may call public and private agencies, such as allied law enforcement, hospitals, towing services, and utilities and request mutual assistance when necessary. Dispatchers oversee fire and police unit locations and status, maintain constant radio communication with personnel in the field, run warrant checks on subjects, run registration checks on vehicles and property checks, and relay information and instructions to personnel in the field. Incumbents maintain accurate log of incoming service requests and actions taken, prepare other reports and records as directed, maintain files necessary for dispatch as assigned, and type routine logs and reports. Incumbents provide general information to the public as necessary, refer callers to appropriate agencies, calm angered or distraught callers, and maintain calm in radio transmissions during hectic, tense, and dangerous situations. Incumbents also provide temporary and vacation relief for other dispatchers as necessary and may perform matron duties. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of standard office equipment, office procedures, record keeping systems, forms, correspondence, reports, and other materials common to operation of a police department. Ability to learn to operate communications system equipment, computer-aided dispatch, and CAD system. Ability to orally instruct others, disseminate information both in typewritten and verbal form. Ability to speak clearly in a well-modulated voice to be understood when communicating over telephone and two-way radio; use computer keyboard and/or typewriter to type logs, memos, and forms; use computer keyboard to enter information on calls for service, warrant checks, identity, vehicle checks; hear and understand persons calling by telephone and two-way radio, read and accurately interpret various printed materials including: manuals, maps, and computer printouts; exercise independent judgment to make decisions and act quickly in response to emergencies, maintain the confidentiality of records, deal constructively with conflict and develop effective resolutions, work with minimum supervision; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships in a close, busy environment; type at a speed of 25 wpm net . MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Education: Any combination of education and/or experience which has provided the Knowledge, skill, and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience: Minimum of one year of recent, full-time Police and/or Fire Dispatching experience. Certification/License and /or Other Special Requirements: Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California Class C Driver's License and maintain a satisfactory driving record. Possession of a current typing certificate. (Online attained Certificates will not be accepted) For additional information regarding the typing certificate click HERE. Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to operate business machines, lift and carry moderate weight, bend, stoop, open/close full file cabinet drawers, arrange, retrieve and replace files, sort papers and documents, sit or stand and work in a small area for extended periods of time, use a keyboard, coordinate visual and muscular dexterity to operate equipment, move about the offices and between building, and reach above the head. NOTE: To review the complete job description please click on the link below: http://www.cityofhemet.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/486 Supplemental Information Public Safety Dispatcher- Lateral Required Attachment Materials: Checklist: *Current Typing Certificate *ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED AS ATTACHMENTS OR YOU WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED. *PLEASE NOTE: IT IS THE APPLICANT'S RESPONSIBILITY TO KEEP ALL REQUIRED CERTIFICATES CURRENT THROUGH THE ENTIRE SELECTION PROCESS. IF AT ANY TIME DURING THE SELECTION PROCESS ANY REQUIRED CERTIFICATES EXPIRE, THE APPLICATION WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. The City of Hemet does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, ancestry, generic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, status as a veteran, handicapped status in employment or the provision of services. The City is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make all reasonable accommodations for the disabled to participate in employment, programs and facilities. Any person with a disability will receive reasonable accommodations. Notify the Human Resources Department regarding the type of accommodations needed within three days following the closing date. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Hemet requires all new employees to show proof of their legal right to work in the United States. At the time of hire, the new employee must present original documentation to establish both work authorization and identity. The City of Hemet promotes a smoke, drug, and alcohol free working environment for their employees. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The City reserves the right to rate applicants based on a review of the application materials and to invite only the most qualified applicants to participate in the selection process.
City of Hemet, CA Hemet, CA, USA
Sep 15, 2017
Full Time
THE CITY The City of Hemet, tucked in a valley surrounded by the Santa Rosa Hills and the San Jacinto Mountains, is embarking on a journey of revitalization and growth. The City of Hemet seeks an extraordinary individual who is pursuing a rewarding and challenging career opportunity. With access to Hemet from CA 74, CA 79, and Interstates 215, 15, and 10, Hemet is ideally located in western Riverside County in the beautiful San Jacinto Valley. Orange County and San Diego are just an hour away. THE POSITION: The Hemet Police Department is seeking a detail-oriented individual to perform highly-skilled, advanced administrative staff work. Under limited supervision, the incumbent will manage and oversee a variety of professional, analytical, financial, management, policy and/or other administrative duties while providing highly responsible staff support within the Hemet Police Department. The incumbent may act as liaison to the community on issues and City projects; present information to various audiences on behalf of the City, including local business organizations; conduct legislative tracking; review and analyze new and pending legislation to determine impact on City operations; and perform related duties as required. The purpose of this recruitment is to fill an upcoming vacancy and establish an eligibility list for a one year period. Summary Description Depending on assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Coordinate and oversee a variety of programs and special projects; conduct research; analyze findings; prepare reports and recommendations; present findings and recommendations to management; implement policies, procedures, programs and methods as appropriate. Review and prepare draft and final reports and correspondence; prepare City Council agenda items; prepare staff reports as needed; respond to a variety of requests and complaints requiring interpretation of policies and procedures. Act as liaison to the community on issues and City projects; present information to various audiences on behalf of the city, including local business organizations; conduct legislative tracking; review and analyze new and pending legislation to determine impact on City operations. Prepare grant applications; monitor compliance with grant requirements; administer grant programs; prepare and present reports on grant programs. Participate in the development, preparation and administration of department budgets; monitor continuing appropriations; prepare mid-year budget report. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Public administration principles and practices, research methods and techniques, grant and project management, budgeting principles and techniques, report writing principles, and standard office equipment, including a computer and related software. Ability to: Conduct research, analyze data and prepare clear and concise reports and recommendations, work independently on major department projects, prepare complex comprehensive reports, including budget documents, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees and the public. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/LICENSE OR CERTIFICATES REQUIRED: Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field, and two years of progressively responsible administrative or management support experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. CERTIFICATION/LICENSE AND/OR OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C California driver's license and maintain satisfactory driving record. NOTE: To review the complete job description please click on the link below: http://www.cityofhemet.org/DocumentCenter/View/1656 SELECTION PROCESS : Following the administrative review of all submitted applications, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include the following elements: Written examination, performance/typing test, extensive background investigation, polygraph, psychological, departmental oral appraisal, Chief's interview, and medical examination which includes drug/alcohol screening. Those candidates successfully passing the written examination and typing test will be placed on an eligibility list. Selected candidates on the eligibility list will be contacted to continue with the remaining steps of the selection process. Candidates must pass each phase of the selection process in order to be eligible for consideration. The City of Hemet does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, ancestry, generic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, status as a veteran, handicapped status in employment or the provision of services. The City is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make all reasonable accommodations for the disabled to participate in employment, programs and facilities. Any person with a disability will receive reasonable accommodations. Notify the Human Resources Department regarding the type of accommodations needed within three days following the closing date. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Hemet requires all new employees to show proof of their legal right to work in the United States. At the time of hire, the new employee must present original documentation to establish both work authorization and identity. The City of Hemet promotes a smoke, drug, and alcohol free working environment for their employees. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The City reserves the right to rate applicants based on a review of the application materials and to invite only the most qualified applicants to participate in the selection process.
City of Hemet, CA Hemet, CA, USA
Jun 16, 2017
Full Time
THE CITY Do you want to work for an agency where you can make a direct impact on your community? You can make a difference by joining one of the most progressive and professional police departments in Southern California. The Hemet Police Department is an advanced agency devoted to community policing through proactive enforcement of laws, crime prevention activities, and extensive community involvement. Our community has shown strong support of its police department throughout its 100 year history. The City of Hemet, tucked in a valley surrounded by the Santa Rosa Hills and the San Jacinto Mountains, is centrally located to Southern California's major metropolitan areas and attractions. Hemet is embarking on a journey of revitalization and growth and is seeking extraordinary men and women who are pursuing an exciting, challenging, and demanding career in law enforcement. The Hemet Police Department offers great opportunities for career development and professional growth, and provides exceptional benefits. The city and surrounding areas offer affordable housing, excellent school districts, and family-oriented recreational activities. THE POSITION: The City of Hemet is seeking highly motivated, career and community oriented Police Officers to fill current and anticipated vacancies in the department. The ideal candidates should be able to apply the concepts of community oriented policing, while maintaining an effective enforcement profile. Hemet PD offers a variety of special assignment positions including motorcycle officer, school resource officer, investigator, narcotics officer, field training officer, gang officer, canine handler, and SWAT. Patrol officers currently work mixed 3/12 and 4/10 shifts. Other non-traditional work schedules have been implemented by various bureaus within the department. Currently the City also deploys an assigned vehicle program for officers. The City is offering a $15,000 bonus for qualified lateral officers and deputies who meet the high standards of the Hemet Police Department. Call 951-765-2403 for details. Summary Description Under general supervision, performs various law enforcement duties in order to protect life and property and provide service to the public. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of contemporary professional law enforcement techniques and practices. Ability to read and understand department rules, procedures, laws, and general literature pertaining to law enforcement activities. Ability to write clear and comprehensive reports and communicate effectively orally. Ability to tactfully and effectively deal with various racial, ethnic, and economic groups. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Education: High school graduation or GED Certificate. Certification/License and/or Special Requirements: Successful completion or enrollment into a California P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Academy. Must have attained age 21 upon time of appointment. Must possess and maintain a valid California driver license and satisfactory driving record. Physical Requirements: Uncorrected vision of 20/100 or better in both eyes and must be corrected to 20/20 in one eye, 20/30 in the other eye. Normal color vision. Normal hearing. Ability to work under physical and mental pressures and in potentially hazardous situations. Ability to perform the essential job functions associated with law enforcement, i.e. run after fleeing suspects, accurately use and qualify with issued equipment including firearms and batons, drive a police vehicle for extended periods of time, have the strength and ability to defend against attacking suspects, take physical control of violent suspects, move, drag or carry persons from danger. NOTE: To review the complete job description please click on the link below: http://www.cityofhemet.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/478 The City of Hemet does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, ancestry, generic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, status as a veteran, handicapped status in employment or the provision of services. The City is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make all reasonable accommodations for the disabled to participate in employment, programs and facilities. Any person with a disability will receive reasonable accommodations. Notify the Human Resources Department regarding the type of accommodations needed within three days following the closing date. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Hemet requires all new employees to show proof of their legal right to work in the United States. At the time of hire, the new employee must present original documentation to establish both work authorization and identity. The City of Hemet promotes a smoke, drug, and alcohol free working environment for their employees. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The City reserves the right to rate applicants based on a review of the application materials and to invite only the most qualified applicants to participate in the selection process.