Agency: Richmond Police Department
Location: Richmond CA
Industry: Protective Service
Occupational Category: Law Enforcement
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: $4,000.00 Monthly
Job Type: FULL TIME
A Police Officer Trainee attends a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certified Police Recruit Academy full-time. Upon successful completion of the POST Academy, trainees are eligible for immediate appointment to the position of Police Officer.
Police Officers, working under the philosophy of community policing, are responsible for protecting persons and property; maintaining order; preventing crime and juvenile delinquency; controlling traffic; specialized administrative or investigative duties; and writing reports.
Possess a high school diploma or equivalent;
Be at least 21 years of age;
Have completed the equivalent of ten (10) semester or fifteen (15) quarter units at a college or university (must provide proof); OR completion of basic and advanced training in the armed forces and receipt of an honorable discharge with a copy of the DD214 (must provide proof);
Have no felony convictions;
Have a T-score from the Post Entry Level Law Enforcement Battery Test (PELLEBT), also called POST Test, of 48 or above obtained within the last 12 months at the time of application;*
Possess a valid California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record;
Have vision uncorrected 20/100 in each eye, corrected to 20/30 in each eye;
Have normal color vision;
Have normal hearing; and
Be a United States citizen or have filed for citizenship at least one (1) year before applying for the police officer position.
*Note: All applicants must provide a copy of a valid PELLEBT/POST Test score of 48 or above from a test taken within the past 12 months at the time of application. Applicants may contact The Academy, South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Center (www.theacademy.ca.gov), or other local law enforcement agencies and/or basic training academies to determine if they are administering the PELLEBT. Additional information about the test may be obtained by visiting the Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) website at www.post.ca.gov.
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