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Police Officer (Academy Students/Grads)

Sacramento/Metro Area
Job Type
Full-Time
Close Date
Continuous or until 200 applicants
Salary
$5,837.51-$8,129.08 Monthly
Additional Questionnaires
Supplemental
About Dixon
A growing community of approximately 20,000, the City of Dixon offers a unique combination of an outstanding location, safe environment, desirable housing, excellent schools, friendly people and a town with strong community values. Dixon can best be characterized as a progressive City that seeks excellent development, with a desire to maintain and enhance those "quality of life" characteristics that are part of its history and agricultural heritage. Dixon is located in the northeast portion of Solano County, 19 miles southwest of Sacramento and 70 miles northeast of San Francisco. In this ideal location, Dixon enjoys convenient access to the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, and to institutions of higher learning such as the University of California, Davis and the California State University, Sacramento.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT
The City of Dixon is committed to ensuring that all qualified individuals have a full and fair opportunity to compete in all phases of the hiring process and promotion, and to enjoy the benefits of employment with the City. All employees and applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment in employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal or state statutes, the City's ordinances, resolutions, rules or regulations.
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Location
201 West A Street Dixon, CA, 95620
Description
The Dixon Police Department is committed to providing a full range of public safety services to the City of Dixon. The Department is growing with the City and has career opportunities in patrol, investigations, canine, traffic enforcement, tactical operations, and crisis negotiations. The Dixon Police Department is progressive law enforcement agency committed to the core values of service, honesty and integrity, accountability and respect.
THE POSITION: The Dixon Police Department is recruiting to fill full-time Police Officer positions at the Academy Graduate Level, as well as establish an employment eligibility list for future possible use. The City offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity for qualified applicants pursuing a law enforcement career. Dixon Police Officers are responsible for a wide variety of generalist police services. Opportunities for specialization and advancement are also available. The Dixon Police Department operates on a 12-hour shift schedule.
BASIC TRAINING ACADEMY STUDENTS MUST HAVE COPY OF POST CERTIFICATES IN HAND PRIOR TO START OF BACKGROUND PROCESS.
SELECTION PROCESS: Apply immediately and include all required documents at the time application is submitted. Applications and supplemental questions will be reviewed and screened, and the most qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the examination process. The process includes a Personal History Statement (PHS) review, interview, CVSA exam, extensive personal background investigation, credit history, pre-employment medical, with drug test, and psychological assessments.
Failure of any component during the exam process eliminates the candidate from further selection processing.
EMPLOYMENT PROCESSING: All appointees are required to complete a field training program and successfully complete an 18-month probationary period, and in accordance with Federal law, are to provide proof of identity and proof that they may legally work in the United States.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS will be applied. A copy of the DD214 form must be filed at the time of application.
The City of Dixon is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. Reasonable Accommodation in the application, examination and selection process will be made upon request by calling 707-678-7000.
Job Description URL:
http://ci.dixon.ca.us/DocumentCenter/View/997/Police-Officer-?bidId=
Ideal Candidate
Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school. College or university education is desirable.
Experience: To be considered for this opportunity, you must meet the experience criteria below:
Academy Student applicants must meet the following requirements:
Candidates in this category must be currently enrolled in an Academy.
Will possess a current Certificate of Completion from a Basic Training Academy certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) (Attach Proof of Current Enrollment in good standing and graduation date)
Possess a valid California Driver's License and satisfactory driving record. (Attach DMV Printout obtained from an official California DMV Office - www.DMV.ca.gov)
Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.
Spanish speaking ability is desirable, but not required.
Other related law enforcement training and experience is desirable, but not required.
Academy Graduate applicants must meet the following requirements:
Candidates in this category must have already completed an Academy within the last 3 years.
Possess a current Certificate of Completion from a Basic Training Academy certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) (Attach Certificate)
Possess a valid California Driver's License and satisfactory driving record. (Attach DMV Printout obtained from an official California DMV Office - www.DMV.ca.gov)
Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.
Spanish speaking ability is desirable, but not required.
Other related law enforcement training and experience is desirable, but not required.
Complete an on-line application and submit required documents below. Candidates who do not submit document(s) WILL NOT be invited to continue in the selection process.
1. A recent copy (within 6 months) of your DMV driving record (obtained at a California DMV office).
2. Copy of your POST Certificate(s); Academy Graduate (see above). or Proof of current enrollment in Academy in good standing and graduation date.
All required documents must be attached at the time application is submitted. NO FAXES OR EMAIL ACCEPTED!
This recruitment may close after sufficient number of candidates have been accepted.
Benefits
Click here to view the DIXON POLICE OFFICER'S MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING for benefits.
Special Instructions
Complete an on-line application and submit required documents.
1. A recent copy (within 6 months) of your DMV driving record (obtained at a California DMV office).
2. Copy of your POST Certificate(s); Academy Graduate (see above). or Proof of current enrollment in Academy in good standing and graduation date.
All required documents must be attached at the time application is submitted. NO FAXES OR EMAIL ACCEPTED!
This recruitment may close after sufficient number of candidates have been accepted.


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