The City of Campbell
Invites your interest for the
Police Officer Trainee: $7077.06
Police Officer Lateral: $7862.61
- $9553.32 per month
Location: Campbell, CA
Agency: Campbell Police Department
Police Officer Trainee:
The Police Officer Trainee is a non-sworn
member of the Department who will attend a POST-Certified Basic Police
Academy. Upon graduation from the Academy, the Trainee will be sworn in
as a Police Officer and begin serving the 18 month probationary period.
Upon appointment to the position of Police Officer, the monthly salary
will be increased to the first step of the Police Officer salary range.
Education/Experience: Completion of 40 semester units or 60 quarter
units from an accredited college or university. (College units must be
completed at time of application) Successful completion and graduation
from POST Basic Police Academy will be required within six months from
date of hire which will provide 21 additional college level units. No
Police Officer: Applicants
for Police Officer will be required to complete the entire testing
process and may be required to attend the local Police Academy utilized
by the City of Campbell. Such attendance will be determined on a
case-by-case basis, and if required the appointment would be to the
Trainee position. For Lateral Officers, placement within the salary
range will be dependent upon experience. Additionally, current POST
certification may also be taken into consideration. The probationary
period for all new Police Officers is 18 months. Education/Experience:
Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited
college or university. (College units must be completed at time of
application) Completion of a POST approved basic academy, First Aid
Card & CPR Certificate. No experience required.
Typical Duties: Enforces
Federal, State and Municipal laws and ordinances; performs patrol duties
in cars, on motorcycles or bicycles, and on foot as required; enforces
State and local traffic laws to regulate traffic, and investigates
accidents; answers calls for service and the protection of life and
property; makes arrests as required and testifies in court; performs
crime prevention duties and community relations activities; interfaces
with all City departments to insure the utmost service to the citizens
of Campbell; prepares reports; services and maintains departmental
equipment; may relieve or assist Records or Communications personnel.
Ability to Learn:
Laws of arrest and pertinent Local, State and other laws; to reasonably
interpret the technical concepts of law; to use and care for firearms;
to observe and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents, and places and
judge situations and persons accurately; to work with minimal
supervision; to operate a police mobile and portable radio; to prepare
accurate police reports.
Possession of: Valid
California Driver's License.
You must turn in all of the required documents with your application
packet. City employment applications may obtained by visiting the City’s
website at www.cityofcampbell.com (use Police Officer application) or
www.calopps.org. Please scan all required documents onto one PDF file as
Calopps only accepts one file attached. Supporting documents can also be
emailed to JenL@cityofcampbell.com or delivered to Campbell City Hall,
HR Division, 70 N First Street Campbell, CA 95008. Postmarks, emails and
faxes of the application will not be accepted. Please do not substitute
“see résumé” on the employment history section of the application.
Required documents for application:
-Copy of POST (PELLETB) written exam T-Score of 50 or above. (If you
have been employed as a Police Officer in the last 12 months, you do not
need to submit proof of a T-Score).
-Copy of WSTB Physical Agility Test of 320 or above. (If you have been
employed as a Police Officer in the last 12 months, you do not need to
submit proof of WSTB Physical Agility Test).
- Copy of POST Academy Graduation Certificate (if you have one).
PLEASE NOTE: Your
application will be rejected if any required documents are not included
in your application packet.
Applicants meeting the employment standards as stated may be invited to
continue in the selection process.
Candidates being considered for appointment will be subject to a
polygraph examination and a background investigation. Upon a
conditional offer of employment, candidates will also be required to
pass medical and psychological exams.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please call City of Campbell
Human Resources at 408-866-2122 or email HR@cityofcampbell.com.
Prior to hire, candidates will be required to successfully complete a
pre-employment process, including employment verification and a
Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint check. A conviction history will
not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however,
failure to disclose a conviction will result in disqualification or
Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any
phase of the application or testing process should advise the Human
Resources Division upon submittal of application. Documentation of the
need for accommodation must accompany the request. The City of Campbell
is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
CITY OF CAMPBELL
Human Resources Division
70 N. First Street
Campbell, CA 95008