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Police Officer Trainee #119 at Stockton Unified School District

Application Deadline

8/25/2022 4:00 PM Pacific

Date Posted
7/28/2022
Number of Openings
Not Specified
Add'l Salary Info
$3,760 - $5,291 per month
Length of Work Year
12 month work year
Employment Type
Full Time
Location:
SUSD Department of Public Safety

About the Employer

Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) began providing services to students in 1852 and is located in the heart of California’s Central Valley near the banks of the San Joaquin River. SUSD is the 17th largest school district in California, whereby 38,000 PK-12th grade students come to us to experience an academic journey that leads to high school graduation and success in college, careers, and as actively-engaged community members. The District also serves a number of adults through our Stockton School For Adults. SUSD is made up of thirty-seven Head Start classes, fifty-three state preschool classes, three First 5 preschool classes, forty-one K-8 schools, four comprehensive high schools, three small high schools, an alternative high school, a special education school, a school for adults, and five dependent charter schools. Our district mission is to graduate every single youth college, career, and community ready. Stockton Unified School District is dedicated to providing high-quality first instruction, rigorous curriculum, and supporting academic achievement and social-emotional development supported by Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS). The District's work is guided by three focal goals: • Every child by the end of third grade will read and comprehend at the proficient level. • Every child will have access to high quality, rigorous first instruction. • Every child, by the end of 12th grade, will graduate and be college, career, and community ready.

Job Description / Essential Elements:    Print   

                                                                             

STOCKTON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

POLICE OFFICER TRAINEE


DEFINITION

Police Officer Trainee is an entry-level, non-sworn training position in the Police Department. Incumbents are assigned to the POST Basic Academy and must satisfactorily pass all of the requirements that lead to the possession of the Basic Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Academy Certificate before becoming candidates for the sworn position of Police Officer I. Assignment to this classification is temporary.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Under the direct and/or general supervision of Police Academy staff (e.g., Recruit Training Officer, Academy Instructor, etc.), Field Training Officer, and/or Police Sergeant. Exercises no supervision.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES – (Incumbents may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below (E).  This description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge or abilities associated with the classification but are intended to accurately reflect the principle job elements).

 ·         Trains in a classroom and/or field setting to learn to perform the normal functions that are consistent with a California peace officer and specifically the school police authority as authorized in section 830.32 of the California Penal Code, and 39670 et seq. of the Education code. (E)

  • Responsible for completing the POST Basic Academy training program to include studying, reading/writing, testing, physical fitness/agility/arrest and control exercises and testing.(E)
  • As a trainee with a training officer, may respond to alarms and other calls for service. (E)
  • Performs a variety of non-complex criminal investigations and protective service duties in a training setting.
  • Attend a police academy to prepare for the position of Police Officer I. (E)
  • Attend classes and labs.
  • Complete coursework and take tests.
  • Deliver emergency and non-emergency messages.
  • Maintain notes and basic records of work performed.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 Knowledge of:

  • English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • General office practices and the operation of standard office equipment, including a computer.

Ability to:

  • Read and write in English at the 12th grade level.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Follow oral and written directions.
  • Interact and communicate with juveniles and adults in a variety of settings.
  • Observe, assimilate, remember, and recall pertinent facts and details.
  • Learn to read maps and mapped information.
  • Learn the principles, practices, procedures, laws and ordinances, terminology, and operation of equipment used in law enforcement, crime prevention, and investigation.

 Education, Training and Experience:

  • Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate received from a recognized accrediting association.
  • Must be at least 20 years of age at the time of application and 21 years of age by time of appointment.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent alien who has applied for citizenship prior to applying for the position of Police Officer Trainee

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  • Must successfully complete a background investigation, which shall include a psychological examination and fingerprint clearance.
    • Must be able to pass a physical examination, which includes a drug screen.

 

Licenses/Certificates:

  • Possession of valid California Driver's License. 

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and various police equipment.
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
  • Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
  • Walking and running over rough or uneven surfaces.
  • Climbing stairs, fences, hills and other slopes.
  • Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy objects or individuals as assigned by the position.
  • Physical agility and stamina.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.

 HAZARDS:

  • Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals.
    • Potential physical hazards involved in intervening in fights and other anti-social, illegal and violent behavior.
    • Driving a vehicle during adverse weather conditions.

 

 

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, a completed classified online application and a current resume.

Qualifications: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate received from a recognized accrediting association. Must be at least 20 years of age at the time of application and 21 years of age by time of appointment. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent alien who has applied for citizenship prior to applying for the position of Police Officer Trainee. Must successfully complete a background investigation, which shall include a psychological examination and fingerprint clearance. Must be able to pass a physical examination, which includes a drug screen. Licenses/Certificates: Possession of valid California Driver's License.


      Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, a completed classified online application and a current resume.

      Qualifications: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate received from a recognized accrediting association. Must be at least 20 years of age at the time of application and 21 years of age by time of appointment. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent alien who has applied for citizenship prior to applying for the position of Police Officer Trainee. Must successfully complete a background investigation, which shall include a psychological examination and fingerprint clearance. Must be able to pass a physical examination, which includes a drug screen. Licenses/Certificates: Possession of valid California Driver's License.

          Comments and Other Information

          Must be able to successfully complete and pass the law enforcement hiring standards, which includes a polygraph examination, psychological examination and an extensive background investigation.Must be successfully in meeting the qualification standards required to have access to the national and State of California confidential law enforcement data bases. Must satisfactorily pass all of the requirements that lead to the possession of the Basic Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Academy Certificate before becoming candidates for the sworn position of Police Officer I. Assignment to this classification is temporary.

          Comments and Other Information


          Must be able to successfully complete and pass the law enforcement hiring standards, which includes a polygraph examination, psychological examination and an extensive background investigation.Must be successfully in meeting the qualification standards required to have access to the national and State of California confidential law enforcement data bases. Must satisfactorily pass all of the requirements that lead to the possession of the Basic Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Academy Certificate before becoming candidates for the sworn position of Police Officer I. Assignment to this classification is temporary.