Agency: Fresno Police Department
Location: Fresno CA
Industry: Protective Service
Occupational Category: Law Enforcement
Job ID: 3618
Job Code 415001
Salary Range From 4569.00 to 4798.00
FILING DEADLINE: Continuous/Open until Filled (City of Fresno will accept applications until a sufficient amount of applications have been received, or selection has been made; therefore the recruitment may close at anytime.)
The Fresno Police Department is looking for individuals
who have the energy level and commitment to be part of a vigorous law
enforcement agency that is continuously striving to take the department to the
next level. The selected candidate will be expected to encompass a high level of
commitment to public service. The Fresno Police Officer Recruit is the entry
level class in the Police series assigned full arrest and citation powers. Under
supervision, individuals assist with or may perform law enforcement duties in
the protection of life and property. Incumbents receive general and special
instructions from supervisors and work under the direct supervision of a
training officer during the formal field training program.
These are entrance requirements to the competitive examination and do not assure a place on the eligible list. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications at the time of application in order to qualify.
TO QUALIFY, an applicant must have the following:
Graduation from a P.O.S.T. approved California Law Enforcement Basic Academy within three years of appointment date; or a lapse of not more than three years since last employment as a peace officer where the minimum qualifications required graduation from a Basic Academy.
Individuals currently attending a P.O.S.T. approved Basic Academy may participate in the examination process but may not be appointed until graduation from the academy.
Applicants MUST attach to their online application a copy of their P.O.S.T certificate of completion, or MUST attach to their online application verification of proof of current attendance at an approved police academy (see instructions below on how to attach). Applicants will not be admitted into the examination without the above documentation.
Possession of a valid California Driver's License at time of application. License must be maintained during the entire term of employment in this job class.
Be a U. S. citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible and has applied for citizenship.
Be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment.
As part of the qualifying process for Police Officer Recruit with the City of Fresno, eligible candidates will be required to complete a detailed pre-employment personal history form, followed by a thorough background investigation which will include a polygraph examination.
If candidate receives a conditional employment offer, you will be required to successfully complete a medical examination which will include testing for the presence of drugs and alcohol. Any falsification of information provided or any failure to meet the requirements will result in disqualification from further consideration in the selection process for Police Officer Recruit.
Some of the potential reasons for disqualification from
the selection process:
- Use of illegal drugs either recently or extensively.
- Failure to disclose prior drug use.
- Falsification of any required application or pre-employment materials.
- Involvement in a crime, the nature of which would impair the credibility of the
individual or cause embarrassment to the City of Fresno.
- Poor employment record.
LAW ENFORCEMENT TEST
Most law enforcement agencies require candidates to pass a qualification exam.
JobTestPrep offers custom made PrepPacks