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Company: City of Cathedral City
Location: Cathedral City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

RESERVE POLICE OFFICER Print (/cathedralcityca/job/_bulletin.cfm?jobID=2509150&sharedWindow=0) Apply RESERVE POLICE OFFICER Salary $0.00 Hourly Location Cathedral City, CA Job Type RESERVE Department Police Department Job Number 19-162 Closing Continuous + Description + Benefits + Questions Description THIS IS AN UNPAID-VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY Online applications are being accepted for California POST Certified Reserve Police Officers who have completed Levels I and/or II of the Reserve Peace Officer Program. This recruitment will remain open until sufficient qualified applications are received and may close without prior notice. The City of Cathedral City is seeking enthusiastic women and men interested in pursuing a career in Public Safety. Under general supervision, a Reserve Police Officer performs tasks and duties related to the protection of public health, safety and welfare, and enforcement of applicable state and local laws; provides traffic enforcement and control; caries out special assignments in a phase of police work; performs other related duties as required under the supervision of a sworn Police Officer or higher-ranking officer. PURPOSE AND SCOPE Cathedral City Reserve Police Unit was established to supplement and assist regular sworn police officers in their duties. This unit provides professional, sworn volunteer Reserve Police Officers who can augment regular police staffing levels. For more information regarding the Reserve Peace Officer Program (RPOP), please refer to the POST website: + Patrols assigned areas by car, bicycle or on foot; performs crime suppression and prevention activities; answer special calls; assists in conducting initial and follow-up investigation; assists in the interview of victims and witnesses; resolves complaints, including domestic disturbances, health code, and local ordinance violations; performs surveillance activities; investigate suspicious circumstances. + Enforces traffic laws; controls and directs traffic when necessary; performs crowd control; operates handheld and stationary radar devices; assists in crime prevention activities; issues citations and makes arrest; transports, books, and secures, directly or indirectly, the care and custody of detained persons. + Takes written statements; prepares the required report; testifies in court in connection with prosecution of offenders; conducts property and building checks for burglary and other criminal activity; responds to questions, concerns , and request for service from the public; provides information as appropriate to resolve complaints; contacts and cooperates other law enforcement agencies as warranted. + Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with representatives of community organizations, state/local agencies and associates, City Management staff, and the public. + A citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship + At least 21 years of age + Must have completed the POST Regular Basic Course in either Standard Format - Intensive or extended, or the Modular Format - Level I or Level II Reserve training COMPENSATION FOR RESERVE POLICE OFFICERS Compensation for Reserve Police Officers is provided in the form of a stipend. All Reserve Police Officer appointees are issued a firearm and designated safety equipment. Reserve Police Officers receive an annual uniform allowance of $350 when requirements have been met. YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF CERTIFICATIONS WITH YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION For city information, visit our website @ For police departmental information, visit our website @ / For Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training information visit APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS To be considered for this opportunity, candidates must submit an application on-line and attach required documentation as requested in the application. Based upon the information presented in the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process will consist of the following: ORAL INTERVIEW: Qualified applicants will be invited to an oral interview to evaluate their experience, education and personal fitness for the position. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: Candidates who are successful in the examination process will be subjected to a comprehensive background investigation to include a polygraph examination. MEDICAL/PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATIONS: Candidates who successfully pass the background investigation and are conditionally offered a position would be required to successfully complete an extensive medical and psychological evaluation prior to appointment. All notifications will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but are not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (including drug screen). What's Next? Apply Today and share this posting with anyone else who may be interested! The City of Cathedral City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. PT/RESERVE/VOLUNTEER EMPLOYEES NOT QUALIFIED FOR BENEFITS 01 Each applicant must complete this supplemental questionnaire as a part of the application screening and selection process. The information you provide will be reviewed and used to determine your eligibility to move forward in the selection process. Incomplete responses, false statements, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process, Do you agree to answer each supplemental question truthfully and that your responses can be verified from information included within the application? + YES + NO 02 Please indicate the highest level of formal education you have completed. + High School + College - Currently Enrolled + Associate Degree + Bachelor Degree + Master Degree or higher 03 Please describe any college coursework and/or specialized training you have received in the area of Police Science, and/or Administrative Justice. 04 Please indicate your years of experience as a peace officer in a Municipal, County or State Police Department within a California POST-participating agency. + No Experience + 0 to 2 years + 3 to 4 years + 5 or more years Required Question Agency City of Cathedral City Address 68700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero Cathedral City, California, 92234 Website Apply Please verify your email address Verify Email

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