Agency: Long Beach Police Department
Location: Long Beach CA
Industry: Protective Service
Occupational Category: Law Enforcement
Job Type: Full-Time Permanent
Job Number: F63NN-17D
Closing: 4/11/2017 4:30 PM Pacific
Now accepting online applications only. Apply
online 24 hours a day, beginning December 23, 2016, through 4:30 p.m., April 11,
2017. Filing will remain open until testing dates are filled. Filing may close
without further notice. EXTENDED
For information on testing, compensation and benefits, and the Long Beach Police Department's Policies, click on – Police Recruit Information Sheet REVISED.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Under immediate supervision in a non-sworn training capacity, develops minimum qualifications required for a career in police service; receives Police Academy instruction in Police Department policies and procedures, weaponless defense, criminal and civil law, physical fitness techniques, use of firearms, arrest procedures, community relations, operation of emergency vehicles and other mandated courses; observes sworn police personnel in the processing of arrestees, including booking, fingerprinting, custody and control; and may perform non-sworn police support functions, such as traffic and crowd control, as directed during the training process.
REQUIREMENTS TO FILE
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
Twenty years of age or older at time of filing.
U.S. high school graduate or G.E.D. equivalency*.
Valid driver's license*.
U.S. citizenship or have applied for citizenship. Citizenship must be granted within three years of appointment.
No felony convictions.
Read and make sound decisions;
Comprehend and retain technical training materials;
Endure periods of strenuous physical activity requiring good balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance and strength;
Be compassionate, culturally sensitive, and non-discriminatory to a diverse population;
Exercise tact using excellent interpersonal skills, solve problems, and demonstrate good mediation skills during highly confrontational situations.
Observation, writing, communication and human relation skills;
Leadership and public service qualities.
*Do not attach proof of the requirements to file with
your application. Proof will be required at the time of conditional
offer of employment.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Recent college coursework in related fields. Bilingual language ability (Spanish, Khmer, or Tagalog) is desirable for some positions.
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