Police Officer Trainee
Entry-Level
City of Daly City, San Francisco/Peninsula
Law Enforcement

Close Date: Continuous
Salary: $36.30 Hourly
 

Application Process for Police Officer Trainee (Entry- Level):

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. To be considered a complete application, qualified candidates must complete a City of Daly City application, supplemental questionnaire and submit a copy of current verification of completion of POST Entry-level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) Written Exam and WSTB (physical agility exam) from South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium (SBRPSTC) . Please upload a PDF copy of current verification of completion of POST Entry-level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) Written Exam and WSTB (physical agility exam) from South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium (SBRPSTC) with your application otherwise it will be considered INCOMPLETE.

 
DEFINITION
Under general supervision, subject to exercise of individual judgment and initiative, 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.

 

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

An incumbent in this position performs a variety of law enforcement activities during an assigned shift, which may include crime response, patrol, investigation, traffic enforcement, crime prevention and public safety, case presentation and variable shifts. They wear uniforms, carry weapons, drive patrol cars or ride motorcycles and must comply with departmental grooming standards. In addition, they work under potentially adverse and hazardous conditions and are on call.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Patrols an assigned area in radio car, on motorcycle, or on foot; answers calls for protection of life and private property, and the enforcement of city, county and state laws; conducts preliminary or full investigations depending on assignment, of prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, accidents, deaths and other disturbances; directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at emergency or congested situations; stops drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; warns drivers against unlawful practices; collects and presents evidence with criminal prosecutions; serves warrants and subpoenas; prepares reports of arrests made, investigations conducted, and unusual incidents observed; gives information and directions to the public. Assists in maintaining police records and types records and reports; operates headquarters radio telephone equipment to dispatch officers on patrol; as ordered, acts as lead officer in the field on a shift. Performs basic investigation, consulting and crime prevention work in assisting to control juvenile delinquency; performs such other basic police work as attending fire scenes to assist in the protection of life and property, parade and crowd controlling duties, and engaging in problem-solving skills and tactics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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