Police Officer (Lateral / Academy)
City of San Pablo, East
Close Date: Continuous
- $8,781.00 Monthly
This position is for experienced law enforcement officers only. Applicants
mustpossess a Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate OR are currently enrolled OR
graduated from a P.O.S.T. Certified Academy within the last 3 years.
Our Police Officers engage in law enforcement and crime prevention; control
traffic flow; enforce State and Local traffic regulations; conduct
investigative work; participate in and provide support and assistance to
special departmental crime prevention and law enforcement programs.
Positions assigned to the Police Officer classification may be assigned to
one of a number of functional areas within the Police Department. General
supervision is provided by a Police Sergeant. Technical or functional
supervision may be provided by higher level Police personnel. Assignments
may require indirect supervision of sworn and non?sworn personnel.
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Examples of Duties: Duties may
include, but are not limited to, the following:
and Traffic Safety: Patrol City in radio and computer equipped car;
answer calls for service related to protection of life and property;
enforce laws; conduct follow-up investigations of burglaries, accidents,
and other criminal incidents; respond to traffic related calls; make
arrests and interview victims, etc., as necessary; cooperate with other
law enforcement agencies; prepare reports; testify in court;serve as
Field Training Officer; perform related duties as assigned.
- Detective: Coordinate
and conduct complete and detailed investigations of crimes; participate
in all normal law enforcement activities; prepare case information and
investigative reports; answer questions from public; interview victims,
witnesses, complainants and suspects; collect preserve and maintain
evidences; develop and maintain good relationships with the public,
including informants and contacts which may be useful in criminal
investigations; perform related duties as assigned.
of: Police methods and procedures, including; patrol, crime
prevention, traffic control, preliminary investigation and
identification techniques, equipment, jail operations, police records
and reports, first aid/CPR techniques, departmental rules and
regulations. Criminal law, with particular reference to the
apprehension, arrest and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and
felonies. Rules of Evidence, pertaining to search and seizure and the
preservation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases.
- Ability to: Observe
accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents and places; use and
care for firearms; administer first aid/CPR; think and act quickly in
emergencies and judge situations and people accurately; learn,
understand and interpret laws and regulations; prepare accurate and
comprehensive written reports; learn standard broadcasting procedures
of the police radio system; learn to operate a computer terminal;
establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those
contacted in the course of work; understand and carry out oral and
written instructions; testify to actions and observations in court;
evaluate and analyze situations and make appropriate resolution
dispositions within the law and department policy.
- Education and Experience: Equivalent
to completion of the twelfth grade with recent experience as a Police
Officer; graduation from a P.O.S.T. Basic Academy; possession of, or
eligibility for, a Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate; possession of a valid
California Driver’s License.
Retirement - Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) 3% @ 50 for
“classic” PERS members 2.7% @ 57 for new CalPERS members.
- The City provides an excellent package of differential compensation
and retention incentives.
- Medical Plan -
Choice of PERS Health Plan providers; City pays a portion of the monthly
- Dental Plan - Delta
Dental Plan of California with orthodontia coverage for children.
- Dual Medical Coverage Employees
who have medical coverage through another source (e.g. spouse), will
have the option to receive in cash, $500 or $350 (taxable), or to
contribute the amount towards an existing Deferred Compensation Plan
- Vision Plan/Co-Pay -
Generous benefit per fiscal year
- Vacation –
80 hours to 240 hours per year, depending on years of service.
- Sick Leave –
96 hours per year
- Life Insurance -
- Observed Holidays -
13 per year.
- Floating Holiday -
initially prorated based on hire date; then 1 day for the following
- Short/Long-Term Disability
Benefit – provided by the California Law Enforcement Association (CLEA).
- Employee Assistance Program –
Generous number of counseling sessions per year; available to employee
and eligible family members.
- Educational Incentive and
- The City will provide the required uniforms.
- This position is represented by the San Pablo Police Employees’