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CITY OF RIVERSIDE, CA Riverside, CA, United States
Mar 24, 2020
Full Time
The Position Note : Due to the current events related to theCOVID-19virus, applications for this position will be collected and reviewed but no testings will conducted at this time. As soon as we areable to resume our normal course of business, we willnotify everyone via email. The City of Riverside Police Department is currently recruiting for highly motivated individuals for the position of Police Officer Trainee . This is a continuous recruitment.** Applications will be reviewedand those best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to the next step in the selection process. Invited candidates will be required to attend and pass a Written Exam , a Physical Agility Test (PAT), a review of their Personal History Statement (PHS), and an Oral Exam (interview). For more information regarding the application and selection process, click here . Candidates successfulin the selection process will complete a P.O.S.T. approved basic academy. Upon graduation from the basic police academy, applicants will be promoted to the position of Police Officer * . This is an exciting and challengingopportunity for those wanting to grow and advance in their careers and make a difference in their life and the life of others. *Start salary upon promotion to Police Officer: $77,868 Annually. The Riverside Police Department is dedicated to selecting only those individuals who meet the highest of professional standards with a commitment to serving all members of their community with sensitivity, empathy, and impartiality. Police Officer Trainees under direct supervision, receive training in law enforcement related work that will lead to promotion to/or candidacy for a Police Officer position; display an awareness of and empathy towards all persons who they may come in contact with, and perform related duties as required. ** The City reserves the right to close this recruitment at any time without notice. Work Performed Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Receive training at a POST approved Basic Police Academy in criminal and traffic investigation, laws of arrest, search and seizure, collection and preservation of evidence, report writing, first aide, arrest techniques, and use of firearms. Participate in the taking of comprehensive subject matter examinations, physical conditioning activities, and other law enforcement related training. Qualifications Recruitment Guidelines: Education : Equivalent to completion of twelfth grade. Experience : None Necessary Special Requirements Possession of a valid class "C" California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Minimum age of 21 (At time of graduation from academy). Height and weight in proportion to age. Must be a citizen of the United States OR permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Selection Process The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process.Qualified applicants will be invited to participate in a written examination*, and if successful, will proceed to complete a Physical Agility Test (PAT) **. As part of the screening process, candidates will also be required to complete a Personal History Statement (PHS) Candidates who are successful in the written examination and physical agility test MAY be invited to continue in the process. Additional phases of selection include successfully passing a structured interview, a background investigation, a polygraph, a psychological evaluation, a medical evaluation and a drugtesting. Those who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the eligibility list for this classification. ** The City of Riverside reserves the right to modify the written exam process as it sees necessary . * For the PAT, appropriate clothing should be worn. Shorts or loose-fitting clothes that do not restrict arm and leg movements, along with a comfortable athletic shoe, are suggested and will be appropriate for the entire day . Suggestion: Candidates seeking to practice the Physical Agility Test (PAT) in preparation for the test , may do so by visitingBordwell Park, located at 2008 Martin Luther King Blvd, Riverside, CA 92507 . Please be respectful of the park community at all times. POST Standards Requirements: Any visual defect must correct to 20/20 in both eyes. If soft contacts have been worn successfully for 3 months any defect is acceptable if corrected to 20/20. Must have passing score on color blindness test and depth perception. Applicants must be able to pass the POST Hearing in Noise Test (HINT). Weight must be in proportion to height as determined by a physician. It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment. IMPORTANT : Appointment is subject to successful completion of a pre-employment background investigation, medical/physical examination, and drug and alcohol test; and may be subject to polygraph examination, and/or psychological examination As part of the background investigation, all claims of education and experience made in the employment application process, as well as other information submitted, will be verified.Appointed candidates are required to submit an official copy of educational transcripts verifying obtained degrees or certificates as indicated on the employment application. NOTE : The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. Candidates may reapply when there is a posting to establish an eligibility list. Some candidates may be disqualified indefinitely due to the results of their background investigation. All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement. The City of Riverside does not reimburse any expenses incurred as a result of this recruitment. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED CONTRACT.
CITY OF RIVERSIDE, CA Riverside, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
The Position THE RIVERSIDE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OFPOLICE OFFICER LATERAL/PRE-SERVICE. THE ELIGIBILITY LIST ESTABLISHED FROM THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL CURRENT AND FUTURE VACANCIES WITHIN THIS CLASSIFICATION. The Riverside Police Department is dedicated to selecting only those individuals who meet the highest of professional standards with a commitment to serving all members of their community with sensitivity, empathy, and impartiality. Police Officers under direct supervision, perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; control traffic flow and enforce state and local traffic regulations; perform investigative work; display an awareness of, and empathy towards all persons who they come into contact with; and perform related duties as required. Additional Pay Incentives: 3% Bilingual Pay 1.5% Motor Pay & 1.5% Collateral SWAT, Sniper, Hostage Negotiator Pay Lateral Officers may be eligible to retain their current PERS retirement formula 10% Intermediate POST Pay 15% Advanced POST Pay 12 Month Probationary Period for Laterals All Police Officers work four ten-hour days. Work Performed Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Patrol city in radio car, on motorcycle, or on foot; answer calls for the protection of life and property, and the enforcement of City, County, and State laws; may conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, vehicle accidents, death, and other criminal incidents. Make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants, and witnesses; interrogate suspects; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court. Contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders. Prepare reports of arrests made, investigations conducted, and unusual incidents observed. Serve warrants and subpoenas. While on patrol, stop drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; warn drivers against unlawful practices; issue citations and make arrests as necessary; check buildings for physical security; receive, search, book, fingerprint, and transport prisoners; direct traffic at fire, special events, and other emergency or congested situations. Maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public. As assigned, perform specialized investigative, identification, crime prevention, special operations, aerial observation, communications or juvenile work. Qualifications Police Officer Pre-Service: Education: High school graduation or equivalent. Experience: Within the last three (3) years, applicant must have successfully completed a California Basic POST Certified Academy or Level One Modular Academy. Applicants may also qualify if they have reached the half-way point of either the Basic Academy or Level One Modular Academy; however, the applicant must have successfully graduated the academy by time of appointment. Police Officer Lateral: Education: High school graduation or equivalent. Experience: Must have completed a California Basic POST Academy and be currently employed as a sworn Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff, or related Law Enforcement Officer with a law enforcement agency in the State of California. Necessary Special Requirement: Possession of a valid class "C" California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, as well as days, swing and graveyard shifts. Candidates selected must pass an extensive police background investigation including a polygraph, psychological evaluation and medical evaluation. As part of the requirement to be considered for the Police Officer Lateral/Pre-service position, applicants need to complete and submit a Personal History Statement (PHS) with their application. A copyof the PHS document can be viewed and downloaded HERE , or by visiting the CaliforniaPOST website HERE . Selection Process The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process.Qualified applicants will be invited to a physical agility test. Candidates who are successful in the physical agility test MAY be invited to continue compete in a structured interview. Additional phases of selection include successfully passing an extensive police background investigation, a polygraph, a psychological evaluation, a medical evaluation andillegal drugtesting. Those who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the eligibility list for this classification. POST Standards Requirements: Any visual defect must correct to 20/20 in both eyes. If soft contacts have been worn successfully for 3 months any defect is acceptable if corrected to 20/20. Must receive apassing score on color blindness test and depth perception. Applicants must be able to pass the POST Hearing in Noise Test (HINT). Weight must be in proportion to height as determined by a physician. It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment. IMPORTANT : Appointment is subject to successful completion of a pre-employment background investigation, medical/physical examination, and drug and alcohol test; and may be subject to polygraph examination, and/or psychological examination As part of the background investigation, all claims of education and experience made in the employment application process, as well as other information submitted, will be verified.Appointed candidates are required to submit an official copy of educational transcripts verifying obtained degrees or certificates as indicated on the employment application. NOTE : The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. Candidates may reapply when there is a posting to establish an eligibility list. Some candidates may be disqualified indefinitely due to the results of their background investigation. All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement. The City of Riverside does not reimburse any expenses incurred as a result of this recruitment. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED CONTRACT.
CITY OF RIVERSIDE, CA Riverside, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
The Position The City of Riverside is looking for EXPERIENCED dispatch professionals to join our team! We are now accepting applications for the position of PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER II (LATERAL) . If you are currently employed by a California POST agency as a Dispatcher, we encourage you to apply NOW !! The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies within this classification in the Communications Division of the Riverside Police Department. *** The salary that is posted for this recruitment is for any applicant deemed a new member under the Public Employee Pension Reform Act of 2013. For all others, please reference the City's salary schedule.*** Public Safety Dispatchers II under general supervision, perform journey level work in operating radio-telephone transmitting and receiving equipment and a computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system on an assigned shift; dispatch required law-enforcement, fire, medical or other emergency services, personnel and equipment; and perform related work as required. This recruitment will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received; however, candidates are encouraged to apply early in the process for optimal consideration. The first review of resumes will take place on October 15, 2015 and every two weeks thereafter. Work Performed Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Receive incoming telephone and voice radio calls on an assigned shift; input and retrieve information in a computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system. Obtain and record information using voice radio and a computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system to dispatch necessary law enforcement, fire, medical and other emergency services such as ambulances and tow trucks. Compile data and maintain records of emergency responses, equipment and personnel dispatched, and/or disposition of emergencies. Send, receive and decode teletype information. Provide a variety of public information relating to law enforcement or fire activities as permitted. Run inquiries on DOJ, National Crime Information Service, FBI, Stolen Vehicle System. Operate a variety of equipment such as a computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system, 9-1-1 telephone system and alarm monitoring system. Calm distressed citizens on the phone. Keep radio and/or mobile data computer (MDC) contact with police and fire units on assignments. Coordinate emergency calls and relay information and assistance requests involving other law enforcement and firefighting agencies. Participate in the dispatcher selection process. Train Public Safety Dispatcher Trainee and Dispatcher and participate in evaluating their performance. May provide lead supervision in the absence of the lead supervisor or Public Safety Communications Supervisor. Aid in the development and implementation of training programs for entry and journey level dispatchers. Provide periodic input for review of dispatcher training manual and other training materials and updates as necessary. Qualifications Education and Experience: Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Experience: Six months of non-probationary experience as a Public Safety Dispatcher for a Police or Fire Department. Necessary Special Requirements: Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, as well as days, swing and graveyard shifts. Must be able to pass a speed and accuracy typing test at 35 wpm. Must be able to pass an extensive police background investigation. Must be able to sit for long periods in a confined area and wear a headset. Possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of appointment, a valid appropriate Class "C" California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Possession of, or ability to obtain within six months of employment, a POST Basic Dispatcher Certificate or equivalent certificate. Desired Qualifications: Successful completion of a POST Dispatcher academy. Possession of a POST Basic Dispatcher Certificate or equivalent certificate. CURRENT employment with a POST agency as a dispatcher, or equivalent classification. Selection Process The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process.This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Those who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the eligibility list for this classification. It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment. IMPORTANT : Appointment is subject to successful completion of a pre-employment background investigation, medical/physical examination, and drug and alcohol test; and may be subject to polygraph examination, and/or psychological examination As part of the background investigation, all claims of education and experience made in the employment application process, as well as other information submitted, will be verified. NOTE : The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. Candidates may reapply when there is a posting to establish an eligibility list. Some candidates may be disqualified indefinitely due to the results of their background investigation. All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.