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Position Title: Police Academy Attendee (payroll title: Police Recruit Trainee)
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Entry Level
Agency: City of San Leandro
Address: 835 E 14th St
City: San Leandro
State: CA Zipcode: 94577-3767
Contact: Tiffany Johnston
Email Address: email@example.com
Academy Attendee Eligibility: To be eligible for consideration as a Police Academy Attendee, an applicant must:
Currently be attending a State of California POST Basic Academy.
Position Definition: To attend a State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Police Academy; and to develop an awareness of the functions, activities and responsibilities of a Police Officer.
Distinguishing Characteristics: This is a trainee level classification without peace officer powers, rights or privileges. Incumbent must graduate from the assigned, or currently enrolled POST Basic Police Academy, at which point, upon recommendation by the Police Chief, may be appointed to and sworn in as a probationary, entry-level, Police Officer.
This classification is distinguished from Police Officer in that the latter is the fully-certified and trained level of the sworn series, fully capable of carrying out assigned duties on an independent basis. Police Academy Attendee (Recruit Trainee) benefits are limited to those outlined under the San Leandro Confidential Employees' Compensation Plan.
Experience and Education Guidelines: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would most likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education: High school diploma or legal equivalent (GED) and completion of sixty (semester) college units or ninety (quarter) college units.
Experience: Must be eligible and currently enrolled in a State of California POST-certified Basic Police Academy. Successful completion of a State of California POST Police Academy is a condition of employment.
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien who is eligible and has applied for citizenship.
Upon successful completion of the State of California POST Basic Police Academy, must possess a valid POST Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification of Completion at the time of appointment to Police Officer classification.
Record must be free from any felony convictions, or any convictions that would bar the applicant from legally possessing a firearm.
At time of appointment as a Police Academy Attendee (Recruit Trainee), applicant must pass a comprehensive background check and be willing to work such hours and locations as are necessary to accomplish the job requirements; travel to attend meetings, seminars and conferences. Classification requires the possession and continued maintenance of a valid class "C" California driver's license.
To read the entire bulletin and to apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit the City’s website https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofsanleandro.
Application Period Begins: 08/26/2021
Application Period Ends: 11/30/2021
Number Positions to be Filled: 1
Yearly Salary: $72,888.00 to $88,608.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)
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