Police Community Services Officer - Ft/pt

  • City of Newport Beach, CA
  • Newport Beach, California
  • Mar 13, 2024
Full Time Community and Economic Development Public Safety
  • Salary: See Position Description USD

Job Description


Come join the Newport Beach Police Department as a Police Community Services Officer!

Currently there are three part-time vacancies. This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis with the first review of applications on March 26, 2024 or at 200 applications - whichever occurs first. Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time.

The eligibility list established from this recruitment will be used to fill future part-time and full-time Police Community Services Officer vacancies as they occur. Appointment to a part-time or full-time position will depend on the department's needs.

Selection Components:
  • Application Evaluation: The most qualified applicants will be invited to take an online exam.
  • Online Exam: Tentatively scheduled for the week of April 1, 2024. Top scoring applicants who pass the online examination will be invited to a virtual interview.
  • Virtual Interview: Tentatively scheduled for the week of April 22, 2024. Successful candidates will be placed on an eligibility list and may be invited to begin the background process as positions become available.

  • Part-time hourly salary range: $23.88 - $38.91
  • Full-time monthly salary range: $4,143 - $6,748

  • Part-time positions may work up to 30 hours per week including nights and weekends.
  • Full-time positions work three 12-hour shifts.

Career Path:

This is the entry level position in the Police Community Services Officer series. The career path for this position is: Senior Police Community Services Officer and Police Civilian Supervisor (Records).

The City offers an excellent benefit package and membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). The retirement formula is based on appointment date and membership status with CalPERS and the employee is required to contribute 13% of pay towards the retirement benefit.

Essential Duties

Please see online job specification for a more detailed description of specific job duties.
  • Police Community Services Officer Part-time
  • Police Community Services Officer Full-time


Please see online job specification for a more detailed description of specific qualifications.
  • Police Community Services Officer Part-time
  • Police Community Services Officer Full-time

Experience & Education and License/Certificate

A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Prior public contact, clerical or police agency experience is highly desirable.

Education: Equivalent to completion of twelfth grade. College coursework is highly desirable.

License/Certificate: Due to the performance of some field duties which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid and appropriate California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

Please note: Prior to employment, the prospective candidate must successfully complete a thorough background review, including being fingerprinted by the Newport Beach Police Department. Record must be free from conviction of any felony, or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, and from an excessive number of citations for traffic violations. Background history should indicate responsibility, dependability, honesty, integrity, acceptable communication skills, good judgment and the ability to relate well with others. The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature, date, surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.

Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Newport Beach Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.

Job Address

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