City of Piedmont
Community Service Officer
$26 - $30/per hour, no benefits
Closing Date/Time: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. First review of applications on 8/2/19.
To obtain the complete job announcement and employment application, please visit our website: http://www.ci.piedmont.ca.us/hr/index.shtml
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.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Equivalent to graduation from high school. Supplemental coursework related to law enforcement and experience related to effective communication skills and customer service are desirable.
Must possess a valid California class C driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record. The City of Piedmont monitors DMV record information over the course of employment.
Must be willing to work morning, evening, weekend and holiday shifts as needed. Exposure to unusual circumstances, including all-weather conditions.
Pass a detailed background investigation including a polygraph, psychological and medical exam.
Must maintain basic physical standards, including mobility and physical strength and stamina to sit, stand or walk for prolonged periods of time and lift and move objects weighting to 100 pounds; ability to work in a standard office setting and to operate a motor vehicle; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, discern colors and work in a night setting; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups and over the telephone and radio.
Employment application required http://www.ci.piedmont.ca.us/hr/index.shtml