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Police Recruitment : Job Details

Police Officer Lateral / Academy Graduate

Police Force:City of Salinas
Location:Central Coast
Salary:$5,877.00 - $7,501.00 Monthly
Close Date: Continuous
Salary: $5,877.00 - $7,501.00 Monthly

City of Salinas Employment Opportunity


POLICE OFFICER LATERAL / ACADEMY GRADUATE #

Salary: $5,877 - $7,501 Monthly

Plus Generous Benefits


DEADLINE: Open Until Filled


Apply on-line at: www.calopps.org Member City: City of Salinas


This recruitment will close when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Please have all required documents attached to your calopps application. Qualified candidates will be invited to interview on an on-going basis. Fax or email attachments will be accepted, contact Human Resources at 831-758-7254 for this information. All applications must be submitted through www.calopps.org.


A copy of a valid POST Certificate and proof of Physical Agility (if relevant) are required with a completed calopps application by the closing of this recruitment. Calopps will only allow for a single PDF upload. This recruitment will be used to establish an eligible list for current and future vacancies, there are currently four vacancies.


THE DEPARTMENT: The Salinas Police Department has an authorized staff of 155 sworn and 58 non-sworn personnel, with an annual budget of $36 million. The Department is responsible for providing a full range of crime prevention and law enforcement services to a diverse community of over 150,000 residents. The Department responds to an average of 8,700 calls for service each month.


THE POSITION: Becoming a City of Salinas Police Officer represents an outstanding employment opportunity for dedicated and career-minded men and women. The City offers a competitive salary and excellent paid benefits. The City of Salinas Police operates on a Ten Plan (Patrol has rotating weekends off). Officers dictate reports into a 24-hour word processing unit. A variety of specialized assignments are available, including Community Relations Officer, Gang Enforcement Officer, Violence Suppression Unit (Gangs), SWAT, Motorcycle Officer, Crime Scene Investigator and K-9 Officer. Each will receive an additional 5% of base monthly salary while in those assignments.


APPLICATION AND TESTING PROCESS: Only those applicants with that meet the minimum qualification will be invited to the Department interview. All correspondence will be sent via email. At the conclusion of the interview, you will receive background information that will need to be completed as soon as possible.


For specific law enforcement questions, contact Sgt. John Murray at (831)758-7164 or johnm@ci.salinas.ca.us. Recruitment/testing questions can be addressed to Sylvia Enriquez in Human Resources at (831)758-7259 or sylviae@ci.salinas.ca.us.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


• SBRPSTC Physical Agility Certificate must accompany application. Physical agility certificates from other California law enforcement agencies may be accepted. CDC certificates will not be accepted. A Physical Agility Certificate is not required if graduation from the academy is within 12 months at time of application.

• Applicant must include a valid copy of POST certificate with application.

• POST must remain valid by appointment date.

• Applicant must have a High School diploma or GED.

• Applicant must be 20½ at time of application and 21 years of age at time of appointment to Police Officer.

• Must be a U.S. citizen or have applied for citizenship before application for Police Officer.

• Valid California Driver's License.

• Vision of 20/100 corrected to 20/30 in each eye and normal color acuity.

• Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills are highly desirable.


A recent physical agility examination is required. If applicable, you may contact The South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium to schedule the physical agility examination. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium at www.theacademy.ca.gov.


The physical agility exam will consist of the following Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB):

a. 99 yard obstacle course

b. 165 lb Body Drag

c. Chain Link Fence Climb

d. Solid Wall Climb

e. 500 Yard Run

d. 1.5 Mile Run



APPOINTMENTS: Prior to appointment, all candidates must successfully complete a background investigation, medical examination, drug & alcohol screening test, polygraph and psychological exam. Candidates must meet the department's pre-employment policy regarding illegal use or possession of drugs. The City reserves the right to use alternate testing procedures if deemed necessary. Police Recruits have a probationary period of eighteen (18) months. Starting salary for Lateral Officers is determined with consideration to his or her current salary.


DRUG & ALCOHOL TESTING POLICY: Candidates offered employment must pass a pre-placement medical exam, which includes a drug and alcohol-screening test, prior to final appointment. Hiring decisions may be based upon the results of the pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Positive samples are retained for 90 days from the date of notification. Applicants with a positive result must notify the City in writing prior to expiration of the 90 days to request retention beyond the 90 day period. A copy of the City's Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy is available upon request. 06/09/14se.


Benefits:

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

BIENNIAL PHYSICAL: City-paid Biennial Physical Exam (once every two years). Employees 40 and over are eligible for a physical exam every 18 months.

HEALTH INSURANCE: The City pays 100% for CalPERS PORAC Health plan, Assurant Dental and Medical Eye Services for employee and eligible dependents. Other PERS Health coverage may be available depending upon your residence; however, the City will only contribute the premium amount equal to the CalPERS PORAC.

PREMIUM PAYS 2.5% of base salary for employees who have attained a P.O.S.T Intermediate Certificate and are at the top step of his/her salary range. 5.0% of base salary for employees who have attained a P.O.S.T Advanced Certificate and are at the top step of his/her salary range.

ANNUAL LEAVE: Accrued at a rate of 22 days per year for the first five years; 27 days through 10 years, with additional longevity increases.

HOLIDAYS: Twelve days per year and one floating holiday (unless employee elects to use 10 per year as furlough).

RETIREMENT: Membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) varies on eligibility and current retirement contribution status.

New Members: Retirement formula 2.7%@ 57, Member Contribution Rate 12.75%
• A new hire who is brought into CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who has no prior membership in any California Public Retirement System or who is not eligible for reciprocity with another California Public Retirement System
• A member who first established CalPERS membership prior to January 1, 2013, and who is rehired by a different CalPERS employer after a break in service of greater than six months

Classic Members: Retirement formula 3% @ 55, Member Contribution Rate 9%
• Classic members who have an established CalPERS membership and who do not fall under the new member requirements.
(This includes Lateral Officers transferring from another agency that might be under a 3% @ 50 formula)

Benefit Level Enroll Effective Date Formula MemberRate
First Level - Police 07/01/1951 3% @ 50 9.0
Second Level - Police 10/17/2011 3% @ 55 9.0
PEPRA New Members - Police 01/01/2013 2.7% @ 57 12.75

• Employee does not participate in Social Security
• Employee pays 1.45% of gross salary for Medicare

FURLOUGH: Employee pays 6.3% of base salary towards a furlough (132-hours per year).

LONG-TERM DISABILITY: Private long-term disability plan for job related or non-job related disability.

DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Employees may elect to enroll in one of two plans.

UNIFORM ALLOWANCE: $1,200 per year. Employees will receive their allotment on a monthly basis.

FITNESS/WELLNESS PROGRAM: Physical fitness incentive program up to $1,000 per year.

BILINGUAL PAY: 5% of base salary for employees holding designated positions and who qualify through testing procedures.

THE ABOVE-LISTED BENEFITS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND DO NOT CONSTITUTE A CONTRACT
For a complete list of benefits, visit www.ci.salinas.ca.us and review the MOU for Police Officer Association.


This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time without notice.

The City of Salinas Encourages Workforce Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Apply on-line at: www.calopps.org Member City: City of Salinas

ClosingDate:Continuous
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:34867

 

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