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Police Officer/Academy Graduate

  2019-03-12     City of Lompoc     107 Civic Center, Lompoc     $5,290.73 - $6,752.46 month  

Applicants not currently working for a California law enforcement agency must submit verification of graduation from a valid POST Basic Academy or a POST Basic Certificate with their application. Copies of ALL certifications are required at time of application submittal and must be easily readable in order to be considered for this recruitment.

The class of Police Officer represents the entry and working level sworn position in law enforcement work. Under general supervision, incumbents work on a regular or assigned shift, to perform general police work in the prevention of crime and the enforcement of law and order; to perform traffic enforcement and control; to carry out special assignments in specialized phases of police work; and to perform related work as required. The work involves working in inclement weather as well as working in potentially hazardous situations.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. College level coursework or other specialized training in police science, psychology, public administration or related field is highly desirable.

Posses a California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate from an approved Basic Academy dated within the past three years; OR possess a California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate and have been employed as a Police Officer within the past three years by a California law enforcement agency.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:  Possession of a valid and appropriate California Driver's License; AND a California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate.

KNOWLEDGE OF: Basic English composition, grammar and spelling; and basic math.

ABILITY TO: Read, understand, interpret and apply laws, ordinances, regulations, codes, directives and police literature; write clear, comprehensive and accurate reports; operate a vehicle safely, under normal and emergency conditions; use and care for firearms; apply standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system; inspire public confidence through personal integrity, appearance and actions; analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action; remember facts, names, faces and details of incidents accurately; speak clearly; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; and establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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