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Title Salary Date Open Final Filing Date
Police Officer Reserve Level II $11.4747 - $13.7697/hourly 5/10/2013 Open Until Filled
POLICE OFFICER - LATERAL $30.4947 - $36.5936/hourly 11/16/2012 Open Until Filled

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Police Officer Reserve Level II

Description of the Position - Reserve Police Officers provide a wide variety of law enforcement services to the community. We are continuously seeking Reserve Police Officers who are committed to the vision of pioneering a new way of policing.

Reserve Police Officers augment our full-time Police Officers in their primary duties and have the opportunity to work various assignments within the department to gain and expand their expertise. Level II Reserve Police Officers work under direct supervision providing general law enforcement and/or support duties for the duration of their assignment.

A Police Officer that is appointed in the Reserve Program is working in a part-time temporary appointment. Hours worked are not to exceed 960 hours (Non-PERS) and less than 960 hours (PERS Annuitant) during the fiscal year. Incumbents will be required to work a minimum of 16 hours per month and participate in one full day of training per month.

Minimum Qualifications -
Experience: Previous law enforcement work experience is preferred, but not required.
Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school.
Certifications: Completion of California Basic P.O.S.T. Modules II and III. Completion of the full Basic Academy is preferred, but not required.
License: Possession of a valid California Driver's License at time of appointment.

On-Line Application: Apply Online via CalOpps.org
City Employment Application: Download City Employment Application
Position Announcement Brochure: Download Position Announcement Brochure
Supplemental Questionnaire: Download Supplemental Questionnaire
Job Description: Download Job Description
Other Information:

Application Process: i.e. "To be considered for this position, you must submit a completed, official City Employment Application and responses to a Supplemental Questionnaire. If you do not complete and submit all required information, your application may be disqualified from further consideration. You are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter in addition to the required materials, but these may not be substituted for the required materials. No postmarked, faxed, or e-mailed application materials will be accepted"

ON LINE APPLICATION:
You may apply on-line at www.CalOpps.org. A cover letter and resume may be included as part of the on-line Employment Application under the heading "Additional Experience." After you electronically submit the Application form using CalOpps, the Supplemental Questionnaire format will appear for you to complete and submit as the remainder of the required on-line application process.

HARD COPY APPLICATION:
You may obtain a hard copy Employment Application and Supplemental Questionnaire by visiting http://jobs.citrusheights.net and downloading these materials, or you may request these materials by calling the City's Recruitment Hotline at (916) 727- 4900. Submit hard copy application materials to: City of Citrus Heights/Human Resources, Attention Police Officer Reserve Level II Recruitment, 6237 Fountain Square Drive, Citrus Heights, CA 95621. No postmarked, faxed, or e-mailed materials will be accepted.

Posted Date Final Filling Date Type of Position Salary
5/10/2013 Open Until Filled Part-time $11.4747 - $13.7697/hourly
Brochure, Job Description, and Supplemental Questionnaire (if applicable) require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader available by clicking here.


POLICE OFFICER - LATERAL

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Working at the Citrus Heights Police Department is all about character. Our reputation and ability to effectively serve is built on the words, actions, and habits of our people. We have deliberately constructed a character-based culture as the foundation of a premier professional police agency. At CHPD, we have created something out of the ordinary. The Citrus Heights Police Department is the place for you if you seek a destiny of excellence surrounded by professionals of high character. This is our mission. Do you have what it takes? Then join us at CHPD, it's all about character.
The Position
Police Officers provide a wide variety of law enforcement services to the community. We are actively seeking Police Officers who are committed to the vision of pioneering a new way of policing. Citrus Heights envisions an operation in which the line patrol officers enjoy communicating and building relationships with individuals in the community. We want to take the overused, and often under implemented, concept of "community policing" to the next tier. We envision true community connection and commitment with engaged stakeholders on all sides. In Citrus Heights, all police staff members will have proactive community policing responsibility. In addition, the major thoroughfares coursing through our fully developed community make traffic management a vital duty of all patrol officers. Overall, the department will have strong generalists with opportunities for special assignments, including: patrol, investigations, school resource officers, K9, SWAT and critical-incident teams, and others. Officers have the ability to earn up to an additional 5% as a Detective retaining the additional pay once the assignment is complete. The probationary period for this position is 18 months.

Minimum Qualifications

Lateral:
Experience and Training: One-year experience in a municipal or general law enforcement agency.
Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school.
Certifications: Possession of a California Basic P.O.S.T. Academy Certificate*.
License: Possession of a valid California Driver's License at time of appointment.

Additional (Applicants with a Break in Service or from Out of State):
Officers with three or more years "break in service" from a P.O.S.T certified agency: Please provide a copy of your completed P.O.S.T Requalification certificate*.
Out-of-state officers: Please provide a copy of your California P.O.S.T Basic Course Waiver* or completed California P.O.S.T Basic Course certificate*.

*For more information on the above waiver/certificates, please go to http://www.post.ca.gov.

On-Line Application: Apply Online via CalOpps.org
City Employment Application: Download City Employment Application
Position Announcement Brochure: Download Position Announcement Brochure
Supplemental Questionnaire: Download Supplemental Questionnaire
Job Description: Download Job Description
Other Information:

Application Process
This recruitment is Open and Continuous. The City may choose to close the recruitment at any time if there is no longer a need for the position. To be considered for this position you must submit a completed, official City Employment Application and responses to a Supplemental Questionnaire. If you do not complete and submit all required information, your application may be disqualified from further consideration.

ON-LINE APPLICATION: You may apply on-line by visiting www.CalOpps.org to complete the City Employment Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. A cover letter and resume may be included as part of the on-line Employment Application under the heading "Additional Experience."

HARD COPY APPLICATION: You may obtain a hard copy Employment Application and Supplemental Questionnaire by visiting http://jobs.citrusheights.net and downloading these materials, or you may request these materials by calling the City's Recruitment Hotline at (916) 727- 4900, TDD (916)725-6185. Submit hard copy application materials to: City of Citrus Heights; Attention: Police Officer Lateral Recruitment; 6237 Fountain Square Drive; Citrus Heights, CA 95621. No postmarked, faxed, or e-mailed materials will be accepted.

Selection Process
Selected candidates will generally be referred for a first interview and those candidates recommended forward will then be interviewed by the Chief of Police and/or designee. Finalist(s) will be required to complete a CA P.O.S.T. Personal History Statement and will be subject to a polygraph examination and background investigation using P.O.S.T. guidelines (http://www.post.ca.gov/selection/). Upon receipt and review of the background report, a conditional offer of employment may be made. Final candidate(s) must then pass medical, drug/alcohol screening, and psychological examinations conducted by City-appointed physicians.

City Selection Standards and Practices: The City reserves the right to select applicants for further consideration who demonstrate the best qualifications match for the job. Meeting the minimum qualifications requirements does not guarantee an applicant an invitation to the next step(s) in the selection process. Only the most qualified applicants as determined by the City will be invited to the next step(s) of the selection process.

Method of Communication
Primary communication regarding your status relative to this recruitment will be by e-mail. Applicants are solely responsible for monitoring their e-mail communication messages and systems. Applicants are solely responsible for informing the City of changes in contact information, including but not limited to e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, post office boxes, and telephone numbers.

Additional Information
For additional information about this recruitment call (916) 727-4900, e-mail joinchpd@citrusheights.net or go to www.joinchpd.net

Posted Date Final Filling Date Type of Position Salary
11/16/2012 Open Until Filled Full-time $30.4947 - $36.5936/hourly
Brochure, Job Description, and Supplemental Questionnaire (if applicable) require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader available by clicking here.




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