City of Piedmont 403 Highland Avenue, Piedmont, CA, USA
Jul 18, 2019Part Time
This is a specialized part-time, non-sworn classification (less than 960 hours on a fiscal year basis) performing a wide variety of technical support duties within the police department. Our non-sworn Community Service Officers serve alongside police officers in the field to provide assistance to our residents, and also provide technical and administrative support in other assignments within the police department. This class is distinguished from Police Officer in that this position is not a sworn officer as described in the California Penal Code and has no powers of arrest. The Community Service Officer position is valued for those wanting to serve the community and may also be a positive stepping stone for those desiring a future in law enforcement. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES The following list of duties is intended only to describe the various types of work that may be performed and the level of technical complexity of the assignment(s) and is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties. The omission of a specific duty statement does not exclude it from the position if the work is consistent with the concept of the classification, or is similar or closely related to another duty statement. Answers questions and responds to complaints or requests for service from the public at the front counter, on the phone or in the field. Assists with stranded motorists. Conducts fingerprint scans and vacant home checks. Performs traffic control for accident scenes, public works operations, and special events; maintains and deploys traffic control trailers to different locations in the City. Engages in general patrol observation; Participates in non-violent crowd control. Investigates use violations at the parks and athletic fields. Marks and authorizes the towing of unoccupied vehicles that are possibly abandoned. Patrols assigned areas operating a city owned vehicle, on foot or bicycle; issues citations for violations of applicable codes, ordinances or resolutions Prepares reports, prepares and maintains logs, records and files. Participates in the collection and processing of evidence and securing crime scenes. Collects and processes found property. Transports equipment and property. Verifies and certifies that mechanical violations have been corrected. Complies with state and local laws and follows department rules, regulations and procedures.