Jul 05, 2019
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
resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Any permanent resident alien shall be disqualified from holding a position if his or her application for citizenship is denied.
Be at least 18 years of age.
Be fingerprinted for purposes of search of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal records.
Be found to be free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition which might adversely affect the exercise of the powers of a peace officer. For purposes of this section a medical examination, including psychological screen, shall be required prior to appointment.
Examples of Knowledge and Abilities
Federal, State and County Codes and ordinances relating to law enforcement
Modern approved principles and procedures of law enforcement work
Department rules and regulations
County and City streets and principal locations
Court and evidence procedures
Court decisions affecting law enforcement practices
Read and understand written and oral departmental policies, rules instructions, laws and ordinances and general literature pertaining to law enforcement activities
Analyze and interpret legal codes, police problems and criminal evidence
Adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action
Obtain information through interview and interrogation
Keep accurate records and prepare clear, concise and understandable reports
Learn the use and care of small firearms
Establish and maintain effective working relationships
Climb barriers, jump obstacles, and perform strenuous physical activities
Control resisting subjects with a minimum of force
Read, write and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance
Minimum Qualifications : Graduation from high school or satisfactory completion of an acceptable General Education Development (GED) test with an overall score of at least 45 And 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. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months.
Application and Testing Information
APPLICATION 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 www.SacCountyJobs.net
Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date.
Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified.
A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE 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.
Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification.
Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question.
If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely.
Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question.
If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question.
For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted.
If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed, therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete.
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 Click here (Download PDF reader) for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs:
Call 916-874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day.
Sacramento County Employment Services
Sacramento, CA, USA