Serves as a Police Officer for the City to patrol an assigned area in vehicle or on foot; answers calls for the protection of life and property, and the enforcement of City, County, and State laws; conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, vehicle accidents, deaths, and suicides.
This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to work in a small department and be involved in all phases of law enforcement work with an emphasis on Community Oriented Policing. The department consists of a Chief, two Lieutenants, six Sergeants, twenty-eight Patrol Officers, and twelve non-sworn personnel.
Entry Level: The position requires equivalent to graduation from the twelfth grade, possession of the California Basic Peace Officers Standards Training certificate (copy must be attached to application) and possession of a valid and appropriate driver's license issued by the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles. Lateral: Requires a minimum of one-year experience as a fully commissioned Police Officer. Applicants shall be non-users of tobacco and shall be required to sign a statement affirming that, as a condition of continued employment, they shall refrain from using tobacco. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is desirable.
Applications and supporting material will be reviewed and evaluated. Applicants who appear to be more qualified in terms of experience, education, and training will be invited to participate further in the process. The selection process may include written examination, oral board interview, background investigation, department interview, post-offer medical examination, drug screening, physical capacity testing, psychological examination, and any other testing that may be deemed necessary. All applicants will be advised on their status in the selection process. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
APPLY: City of Dinuba, Human Resource Services, 405 E. El Monte, Dinuba, CA 93618, ph. (559) 591-5900 ext. 108; applications are open until filled. A City application is required. Postmarks are not accepted.