Entry Level Police Officer (Public Safety Trainee)

Oxnard, CA
Oxnard Police Department

$72,654.40 Annually

The Oxnard Police Department is seeking candidates to establish an eligibility list for the position of Entry Level Police Officer (Public Safety Trainee) with current vacancies to fill!

All candidates must complete an online application and attach a passing score from the FrontLine National exam through National Testing Network or Pellet B exam through POST, to be considered further in the hiring process.

Essential Functions
Candidates selected for hire will enter into a 23-week Police Academy as a Public Safety Trainee. As a trainee, you will attend a POST-certified Police Academy designed to provide an overview of the criminal justice system, training in various laws and procedures, law enforcement techniques, first aid, physical fitness and related duties. Upon successful completion of the Police Academy, trainees enter the Oxnard Police Department field training program and are assigned to the Patrol Division in a probationary status.

Minimum Qualifications
Age: Must be 21 years of age at time of application.

US Citizen: U.S. Citizenship or resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.

High School Grad/GED: High school graduate, pass the General Education Development (GED) Test indicating high school graduation lev California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year, four-year, or advanced degree from a college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of school, or an accredited or approved public or non-public high school.

Driver’s License: Valid California driver license or ability to obtain one at the time of hire
Ability to Read/Speak English: Required

Vision: Must meet vision requirements per California POST Medical Standards

College: Highly Desirable

Prior Experience: No experience required