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Company: City of Gardena
Location: gardena
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

A Police Trainee is a non-sworn, local government, miscellaneous employee as defined under Government Code Section 20018. Upon hire, the Police Trainee is eligible to begin receiving civilian police training as well as attending a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified police academy to prepare the incumbent to assume the responsibilities of a Police Officer upon completion of the academy. Work may also include performing non-sworn police-related tasks directly for the Police Department during non-academy hours.

Examples of Duties

The Police Trainee will be receiving training for an eventual appointment as a Police Officer within the Gardena Police Department. Until appointment as a Police Officer, the Trainee is a non-sworn position performing civilian police training work and attending a P.O.S.T certified basic academy.

Typical Qualifications

AGE : 21 years at time of appointment to Step 1.

EDUCATION : Graduation from high school or equivalent G.E.D. Certificate.

CITIZENSHIP : U.S. citizen or must have applied for U.S. citizenship in compliance with Section 1031.5 of the Government Code.

HEIGHT, WEIGHT, GENERAL HEALTH : Applicants must have the capacity both mentally and physically to perform the essential duties of a Gardena Police Officer as determined by a qualified psychologist and/or medical examiner.

Must possess a valid Class "C" California Driver's License, or if licensed in another state, be capable of securing the required California license.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD is 12 months following completion of Academy.
STEP 1: Granted upon successful completion of Academy
STEP 2: Granted after 6 months continuous and satisfactory service at Step 1.
STEP 3: Granted after one year continuous and satisfactory service at step 2.
STEPS 4, 5 & 6: Granted on an annual basis following continuous and satisfactory se

Supplemental Information TESTING PROCEDURE
Prior to appointment, the applicant must meet minimum standards established by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and the City of Gardena. Applicants must pass processes listed below:
1. Written Exam Pass/Fail
2. Physical Agility Pass/Fail

Keywords: City of Gardena, Gardena , Police, Other , gardena, California

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