Police Officer

City Of Fort Bragg   Santa Rosa, CA   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
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Posted on June 18, 2020

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Police Officers work under general supervision, to perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; control traffic flow and enforce federal, state, county and city ordinances, codes and laws; enforce traffic laws and regulations; perform Community Oriented Policing; and investigate crimes and promote peace within the community.

Police Officers of the Fort Bragg Police Department respond to calls for service investigate property crimes and crimes against person as the primary investigator. They present cases to the District Attorney for prosecution, write and execute search warrants, conduct traffic enforcement and traffic collision investigations. They work closely with the community and its youth. They have the opportunity to work on Bike Patrol, walk Foot Beats and be assigned to the County's Major Crimes Task Force.

The ideal candidate has education and/or experience which demonstrates personal motivation; has strong interpersonal skills; deals effectively and fairly with citizens and co-workers; identifies a problem and resolves it quickly while under pressure; and wants to live in a small town environment on the scenic Mendocino Coast.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of California POST approved Basic Academy at time of appointment AND 18 months of experience as a Peace Officer within the state of California.
Possession of a valid Class C or higher California Driver’s license; good driving record; and
At least 20 years of age at the time of application; and
A high school graduate or pass the General Education Development (GED) Test indicating high school graduation level; and
Meet and maintain adequate physical fitness, endurance and agility; and
Individuals with glasses or hard contact lenses require uncorrected vision of 20/80 or better in both eyes. ALL individuals must be corrected to 20/20 in both eyes, and meet POST standards for color vision and hearing.

Desirable Education and Experience:

Preference will be given to those applicants who possess an Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences Degree or higher.
Possession of a POST Basic, Intermediate or Advanced Certificate.
Employment with another department and submitting as a lateral is highly desirable.
Possession of Advanced First Aid certificate, including CPR.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: •Graduate of California POST approved Basic Academy at time of appointment; and •Possession of a valid Class C or higher California Driver’s license; good driving record; and •At least 20 years of age and a half at time of application; and •A high school graduate or pass the General Education Development (GED) Test indicating high school graduation level; and •Meet and maintain adequate physical fitness, endurance and agility; and •Individuals with glasses or hard contact lenses require uncorrected vision of 20/80 or better in both eyes. ALL individuals must be corrected to 20/20 in both eyes, and meet POST standards for color vision and hearing.
Miscellaneous Information

The provisions of this job posting do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Accommodations may be made for qualified individuals who require such accommodation due to a qualifying disability. Requests should be made to the Human Resources Office.

Minorities & women are encouraged to apply notification of drug free workplace (Will be Required to Test)