Police Officer - Trainee
Company: Hemet Police Department
Posted on: May 25, 2023
**THE CITY OF HEMET IS A EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER**
Hemet is embarking on a journey of revitalization and growth and is seeking extraordinary men and women who are pursuing an exciting, challenging, and demanding career in law enforcement.
Start your career in law enforcement with the City of Hemet. -- -The Hemet Police Department is looking for dedicated and determined men and women who are committed to protect and serve our community. -- -The Hemet Police Department offers great opportunities for career development and professional growth and provides exceptional benefits.
The City of Hemet is a great place to be a Police Officer -----" big enough to offer a range of different assignments and opportunities, but small enough for you to really feel part of a strong, cohesive team. -- -You'll be part of it all -----" come build a rewarding and exciting career.
NOTE: The purpose of this recruitment is to fill multiple vacancies and to establish an eligibility list for a one-year period.
Under immediate or general supervision performs various law enforcement duties in order to protect life and property and provide service to the public.
Successful candidates are appointed in a non-safety capacity while attending a 24-week P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Academy under the sponsorship of the City of Hemet Police Department. -- -Upon successful completion of the academy and subject to departmental approval, the Trainee is promoted to Police Officer and paid the Police Officer entry-level salary. -- -Once appointed to a sworn Police Officer position, the employee must successfully complete the Police Department's Field Training Program and serve a one-year probationary period.
Police Officer Trainee --- - $4,699/month-- -
*Police Officer Trainees receive 75% of the current Step A rate for Police Officers. -- -This rate shall be applicable until a Police Officer Trainee is moved to the classification of Police Officer, at which time, the Police Officer shall then receive 100% of Step A rate for Police Officers until advanced to the next step.
Sworn Police Officer - $6,265 - $8,396/month
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
-- --- - High school graduation or GED certificate.
-- - Certification/License and/or Special Requirements:
-- --- - Must have attained age 21 years upon the time of appointment as a sworn officer.
-- --- - Must possess and maintain a valid California driver license and satisfactory driving record.
-- --- - Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien who is eligible and has applied for citizenship.
-- --- - Must be of good moral character with no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude, able to pass a comprehensive background investigation, including a polygraph examination.
-- --- - Uncorrected vision of 20/100 or better in both eyes and must be corrected to 20/20 in one eye, 20/30 in the other eye. Normal color vision.
-- --- - Normal Hearing
-- --- - Excellent physical condition must be physically capable of performing all tasks required of a Hemet Police Officer as determined by a physical agility test and medical evaluation.-- -
-- --- - Ability to perform the essential job functions associated with law enforcement, i.e. run after fleeing suspects, accurately use and qualify with issued equipment including firearms and batons, drive a police vehicle for extended periods of time, have the strength and ability to defend against attacking suspects, take physical control of violent suspects, move, drag or carry persons from danger.
TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT TIMELINE:-- -
**IMPORTANT: After the application review, those selected to move forward to participate in the written exam and physical agility test will receive a notification to confirm attendance. The written exam and physical agility test will be held on the same day. -- -Exams will be graded on site and those candidates passing the written exam will continue to physical agility testing later that day.
Written Testing Date: TBD
Physical Agility Date: TBD
Oral Boards Dates: TBD
Please note: Testing dates are posted as a courtesy and may be subject to change or cancel without notice.-- -
All properly completed applications will be reviewed and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. -- -The process may include any combination of a written exam, oral board interview, and/or skills assessment to further evaluate job-related qualifications. -- -Candidates who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on an eligibility list which will remain valid for a minimum of one year.
Note: Prospective employees will undergo, and must successfully pass, a background reference check (including fingerprinting) and a medical examination. -- -Drug screening may be required.
RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS BUT MAY BE ATTACHED.
CANDIDATES WHO REQUIRE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION IN THE SELECTION PROCESS SHOULD STATE THEIR NEEDS IN WRITING WHEN SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION PACKAGE.
THE PROVISIONS IN THIS BULLETIN DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED CONTRACT. ANY PROVISION CONTAINED IN THIS BULLETIN MAY BE MODIFIED OR REVOKED WITHOUT NOTICE.
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Hemet Police Officers Association
The following is a summary of the provided benefits to full-time employees in the Hemet Police Officers unit. For further information, please refer to the Hemet Police Officers Association MOU.
Retirement: The City contracts with the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).
-- --- - Classic Members: 3% at 55 Formula;-- -1959 survivor benefit; final compensation based on single highest year; employee contributes 12% (no Social Security deduction).
-- --- - PEPRA-- -(New) Members: 2.7% at 57 Formula; 1959 survivor benefit; final compensation based on a three-year average; employee contributes 50% of total normal cost, currently 14% (no Social Security deduction).
-- --- - The City contributes $1,100.00-- -per month toward medical insurance for employees and their eligible dependents.
Dental & Vision Coverage:
-- --- - The City pays 100% of the premium for dental & vision coverage for employees and their dependents.
Life & Long-Term Disability Insurance:
-- --- - The City pays 100% of the premium for a term-life insurance policy of $50,000.
-- --- - The City pays 100% of the premium for long-term disability insurance.
-- --- - The City will provide up to $2,000 per calendar year, subject to terms set forth in the Hemet Police Officers Association MOU.
-- --- - Employees earn up to the following amounts of leave:
-- --- - 96 vacation hours per year within the first three years of service
-- --- - 8-- -hours per month Sick Leave
-- --- - 12 paid holidays per year
-- --- - The City will provide $255.00 per month for eligible assignments based on the City--------s needs for bilingual skill and successful completion of a test.
-- --- - K-9 Officer Pay: assigned officers will receive seven (7) hours of overtime pay per pay period.
-- --- - Patrol/SRO: assigned officers will receive an additional 2% base salary increase.
-- --- - Field Training Officers: assigned officers will receive an additional 10% base salary increase.
-- --- - Mandatory Stand-by/On-call: assigned officers will receive $125 per pay period.
-- --- - The City will provide a uniform allowance in the amount of $1,345 per year.
Educational Incentive Pay:
-- --- - The City will provide 3% above base pay for officers presently holding a POST Intermediate Certificate or a Bachelor's degree.
-- --- - The City will provide an additional 5% above base pay for officers presently holding a POST Advanced Certification or a Master's degree.
-- --- - Maximum 8% combined incentive.
Note: The provisions of this summary do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this summary may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contributions toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract negotiations between the recognized employee association and the City of Hemet.
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