Salary: $30.20 per hour USD
NEW HIRE, $15,000 SIGNING BONUS FOR APPLICANTS WITH A BACHELOR’S DEGREE or
NEW HIRE $10,000 SIGNING BONUS FOR APPLICANTS THAT ARE U.S. MILITARY VETERANS
(Details provided by ASB Staff)
POSITION : A Police Officer Trainee is a civilian position filled by individuals attending a POST-approved basic police academy. Upon completing the academy, the individual will be eligible to be sworn in as a full-time probationary Police Officer.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A U.S. high school diploma, GED, or passage of other approved equivalency test; be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment to the position of Police Officer; vision corrected to 20/25; weight proportionate to height; be legally authorized to work in the United States, and possess a valid California Driver's License at the time of appointment and during your employment.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of work assignments, incumbents must be able to stand, sit in a patrol car for long periods, walk, lift, carry, push and pull a grown adult; climb walls, fences, stairs, and ladders, stoop, twist, squat/kneel, crawl, run, grasp, repeatedly bend and move wrists, use both hands, legs, and feet; speak, hear and understand radio communications, touch feel, see at a distance and up close and have depth perception and normal color vision.
THE EXAMINATION PROCESS:
Written Test (Qualifying Only) The Written Examination consists of 100 multiple-choice questions based on general knowledge, reading comprehension, detail recognition, and logical number matching. NOTE: Applicants who do not pass the written test will be allowed to re-take the test approximately 15 days later. If applicants do not pass after three attempts, they must wait 90 days before retesting, unless compelling circumstances as determined by the COP merit otherwise. Physical Agility Test (Qualifying Only) Candidates passing the written exam will be invited to participate in a physical agility test which will assess each candidate's ability to perform the physical demands of the position. Applicants who do not pass the physical agility test will be allowed to re-take the test approximately 15 days later. If applicants do not pass after three attempts, they must wait 90 days before retesting. Structured Oral Interview (Weighed 100%) Candidates who successfully pass the physical agility test will be invited to a structured oral interview that will consist of a series of situational and other questions presented by a panel of qualified Police personnel. Candidates will be assessed on their oral communication, interpersonal, and decision-making skills. A minimum score of seventy percent (70%) must be achieved to be placed on the employment eligibility list. The top candidates from the eligibility list will be invited to enter the background process. Background Investigation A thorough investigation of personal history, including, but not limited to, work, education, military, and conviction/criminal history records, will be performed. A polygraph examination will be conducted on all candidates entering the background process. Medical Examination All candidates must complete a required City-paid medical examination, drug screening, and psychological evaluation.
Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled