City of Sonora

Sonora , CA

Police Officer ~ Recruit, Academy Graduate, Lateral

City of Sonora
Sonora, CA Full-time
Posted on April 5, 2019
Police Officer Recruit ~ The classification of Police Officer Recruit is a recruiting and training-level class used for candidates qualified to learn the duties of a Police Officer in the City of Sonora Police Department. Incumbents in this class undergo a formal, comprehensive training program in a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified training academy. Upon satisfactory completion of training, and graduation from the Academy, the Police Officer Recruit will be sworn in as a Police Officer with full police authority. Failure to graduate from the academy within the prescribed training period will be cause for termination. The City will pay the Academy enrollment fees (includes Tuition, Health Fee, Student Representative Fee, Books, Driver's Training, Ammunition, Uniforms, and POST Student Workbook) for the successful candidate(s) appointed. Police Officer Academy Graduate/Lateral ~ Under the general supervision of a Police Sergeant, a Police Officer patrols an assigned area in a radio car, other vehicles, or on foot; answers calls for the protection of life and property and the enforcement of City, County, and State laws; stops drivers operating vehicles in violation of laws; warns drivers against unlawful practices and issues citations; observes an assigned area for suspicious activity and unsafe conditions; conducts preliminary investigations at the scene of accidents and crimes; regulates vehicle flow at times of emergencies or congestion; gives information and directions to the public; serves warrants and subpoenas; administers first-aid; prepares reports of arrests made, investigations conducted, and unusual incidents observed; performs security checks of buildings; testifies in court; and any other duties, as assigned. All applicants must complete a standard City of Sonora Application for Employment form. A copy of your California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate must be submitted with your application if applying for Academy Graduate or Lateral. Application, job description, recruitment flyer and rid-a-long information may be obtained at: City Hall Administration, 94 N. Washington Street, Sonora City of Sonora Police Department, 100 S. Green Street, Sonora Mail or drop off your application and California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate to: 94 N. Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370 ***FAXED OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED***