Range A - $5,862.06 - $7,482.00/month
Range B - $7,856.10/month
This is a continuous filing exam. The next filing cut-off is at 5:00 pm on:
4/22/2019, 7/22/19, 10/21/19
Compliance with Government Code. In accordance with California Government Code, Section 1031, each employee shall meet the following minimum standards:
Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent
Examples of Knowledge and Abilities
Graduation from high school or satisfactory completion of an acceptable General Education Development (GED) test with an overall score of at least 45
Either: Possession of a current State of California Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Basic (or Intermediate or Advanced) Certificate
Or: Satisfactory completion of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy
Or: Current enrollment in a California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy (satisfactory completion is required prior to appointment)
Note: Applicants qualifying under category (1) must submit a copy of the P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate with the application. If a period of three years has elapsed since employment as a full-time peace officer in California, successful completion of the California Basic Course Equivalency Examination administered by P.O.S.T. will be required before employment.
Applicants qualifying under category (2) must submit a copy of a certificate of completion from a P.O.S.T. basic academy with the application. If a period of three years has elapsed since academy graduation, successful completion of the California Basic Course Equivalence Examination administered by
P.O.S.T. will be required before employment.
Applicants qualifying under category (3) must submit a copy of an official document showing current academy enrollment. Satisfactory completion of the academy will be required before employment.
The three year time period in both of the above alternatives is computed from the last day of the last applicable full-time paid law enforcement employment and the date of appointment in this class.
Documentation Required With Application: All applicants must submit copies of High School Diploma (or G.E.D) and applicable P.O.S.T. certificates/academy enrollment verification with the application.
Criminal History and Background Check: Appointees must pass a criminal history and background check in accordance with California Government Code, Section 1029.
Driver's License: Positions in this class require possession of or ability to obtain a valid current California Driver's License, Class C or higher prior to the date of appointment and a good driving record.
Hours of Work: Incumbents in this class must be willing to work irregular hours, holidays, and weekends.
The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months.
Application and Testing Information
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply.
County of Sacramento
Department of Personnel Services
Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone 916-874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service
Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667
Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response.
Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.
FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%)
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination.
This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job.
All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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