Police Officer/Lateral Transfer
Company: City of Glendale, CA
Posted on: May 12, 2022
NOTE: In an effort to ensure a safe and healthy workplace for all
employees, City of Glendale has implemented a Mandatory COVID-19
Testing Policy. The Policy will require all City employees,
volunteers, interns, and new hires to test for COVID-19 on a weekly
basis unless they provide proof of having received their single
dose of a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine regimen or the second dose of a
two-dose COVID-19 vaccine regimen.
MUST BE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY A CALIFORNIA POST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY AS A POLICE OFFICER.
Appointments to this sworn classification are made from a "Lateral
Entry List" which contains the names of candidates who are
currently employed by a California POST law enforcement agency as a
Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the
Ensures Department services are provided with exceptional customer
service and the highest level of ethical standards.
Responds to calls for service regarding accidents, emergencies,
crimes, threats, altercations, and/or requests for aid.
Provides information and assistance to the public and promotes
community-based policing philosophies.
Administers first aid to injured persons.
Interviews, interrogates, and records statements from witnesses,
suspects, and victims.
Identifies relevant facts and prepares written reports on incidents
and cases assigned.
Promote community-based policing programs that emphasize
collaborative problem solving efforts between law enforcement and
Apprehend suspects by driving safely at high speeds, chasing
suspects, on foot, climbing over obstacles, physically subduing
suspects, utilizing self-defense and arrest control techniques, and
utilizing firearms under appropriate conditions.
Enforces traffic laws, directs traffic, and issues citations and
warnings. Investigates accidents and accident scenes.
Investigates matters involving juveniles, reports of child neglect,
and juvenile delinquency. Refers juveniles to the appropriate
Serves subpoenas, executes warrants, testifies in court, marks and
stores evidence, apprehends suspects, makes arrests as prescribed
by law, and confers with City/District Attorney's Office to provide
information for case preparation.
Assumes responsibility for ensuring the duties of the position are
performed in a safe and efficient manner.
Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of and skill in:
Exceptional customer service practices.
Making independent judgments and decisions based upon standard
policy or procedure.
Provide exceptional customer service.
Deal calmly with angry, upset, and frightened people.
Develop necessary skills from on-the-job training and meet the
standards of performance for the classification by the end of the
Establish smooth working relationships and resolve interpersonal
Provide exceptional customer service.
Read, write, and comprehend directions in English.
Remain poised and controlled in threatening or violent
Write clear, accurate, and detailed reports based on field notes of
Work overtime as requested.
Assume responsibility for maintaining a safe working
Currently employed and in good standing with a California Law
Enforcement Agency as a police officer.
Graduation from high school or attainment of GED or CHSPE
certificate. Graduation from an accredited California POST Law
Valid Class C California driver's license.
Applicants must be of good moral character, with no felony or
misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude.
Minimum age is 20 years at the time of application.
United States citizenship is required, or must have applied for
citizenship at least 1 year prior to date of application.
TATTOO POLICY: Unless otherwise exempted by the Chief of Police, no
employee or volunteer of the Glendale Police Department shall have
any visible tattoos, body art, or other skin markings while on duty
- in uniform, business attire, or casual dress. Tattoos, body art,
and/or other skin markings shall be completely covered by the
authorized on-duty uniform (e.g. long sleeve uniform), business
attire, or casual dress. Marks or scars from injuries or medical
procedures are exempt from these policy restrictions. For further
information regarding this policy, please contact the Professional
Standards Bureau at (818) 548-3117.
Knowledge and/or use of personal computers.
All candidates must pass a pre-placement medical examination and a
Acceptable as to City standards.
Within four months of employment, all employees of the Glendale
Police Department are required to live within a radius of sixty
contiguous land miles of the Glendale Civic Center.
An equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training
may substitute for the listed minimum requirements.
Exceptional Customer Service Policy
The City of Glendale places a high importance on quality customer
service and prides itself for the high level of services it
provides by every employee of the organization. As employees of the
City of Glendale, we are committed to providing our diverse
community and each other with courteous, considerate, and personal
Please click on the link to read the Exceptional Customer Service
Policy. Selection Process
APPLICATION EVALUATION: (PASS/FAIL) To evaluate the applicant's
minimum qualifications and review required supporting
ORAL INTERVIEW: (Weight of 100%) To evaluate the applicant's
experience, education, and general background for the position.
Candidates must pass the exam component with a minimum score of
70.00% in order to be placed on the eligible list.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A comprehensive background investigation
will be conducted on all finalists, which will review and verify
personal history including, but not limited to financial
responsibility, criminal history, drug use history, driving record,
and verification of application materials. Significant issues or
omissions in the above-stated areas may be grounds for
disqualification. Background investigation will include a polygraph
and Livescan fingerprinting. For further information, please
contact the Professional Standards Bureau at (818) 548-3117.
TIME AND PLACE OF THE EXAMINATION WILL BE ANNOUNCED. The City of
Glendale conforms with State and Federal obligations to make
reasonable accommodation for applicants and employees with
disabilities. The Human Resources Department asks that it be
advised of special needs at least five days prior to the first test
part so that a reasonable accommodation may be made. The provisions
of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract.
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986,
the City of Glendale requires that all new employees provide
documentation to establish both work authorization and
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