Salary $82,464.00 - $100,152.00 Annually
The City of Monterey, in agreement with the Monterey Police Officers Association and Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) requires membership in the aforementioned organization or an in lieu contribution to a qualified organization as a condition of employment.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received or until the position has been filled. This recruitment may close at any time without notice.
A limited number of
applicants who clearly show that they most closely meet the needs of this
position in terms of training, experience, education, and other job-related
characteristics will be accepted to participate in the selection process.
This process will include evaluation and initial screening of the standard
on-line City application to determine which candidates progress to the next
phase of the recruitment process. The subsequent selection process may
include a panel interview and a final departmental interview.
Candidates moving forward will be subject to an extensive background examination including a polygraph test, psychological exam and physical. Once testing is complete the Chief of Police shall review the background and post-conditional offer assessments and make the final determination as to whether a formal job offer is to be made. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to make changes to components of the examination process.
High school graduation equivalency or GED and successful completion of a Work Sample Test Battery with a minimum qualifying score of 384, and a T-Score of 50 or higher on the California POST Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery. Assessment results are valid within one year from the date that the tests were administered.
The City of Monterey does not administer the Law Enforcement entrance assessment testing, however we will accept scores from any POST participating agency. The closest testing facility to Monterey is run by South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium (SBRTC). For more information on testing through SBRTC, please visit the SBRTC website at http://www.theacademy.ca.gov/tests.
For more information regarding the testing standards, please visit the POST website at www.post.ca.gov.
Under general supervision, to perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; to control traffic flow and enforce State and local traffic regulations; and to do related work as required.
LAW ENFORCEMENT TEST
Most law enforcement agencies require candidates to pass a qualification exam.
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Any education equivalent to graduation from high school;
Be at least 21 years of age;
Not have any felony convictions;
Be able to pass a comprehensive background;
Possess a valid California Driver's License at time of appointment; and
Be a United States citizen or have permanent resident alien status and applied for citizenship.
Ability to solve problems, effectively communicate and make good decisions.
Ability to write clear, comprehensive reports.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other employees and the general public.
Ability to perform combined tasks under stressful situations.
A Bachelors degree is highly
Ability to fluently speak and understand a foreign language is highly desirable.
Ability to read & understand departmental policies, instructions, laws and regulations;
Ability to analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action;
Ability to prepare clear and accurate reports;
Have physical agility; keen observation and ability to remember names, faces and details at crime scenes and at traffic collisions;
Ability to learn the appropriate use of and care for vehicles, firearms and other law enforcement safety equipment;
Ability to speak and write effectively; and
Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.
License and/or Certifications
Must possess a valid California driver's license and have an acceptable driving record.