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Police Officer Pre-Service

Company: City of Redondo Beach
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


We Are the Community - Leading the Way in Law Enforcement

The City of Redondo Beach Police Department is looking for dedicated individuals to who are ready to serve our seaside community. Police Officers are vital members of the Redondo Beach team, contributing to the success of the Community and the Department.

Police Officer Pre-Service candidates must satisfy one of the following requirements in order to apply:

  • Current enrollment in a POST-Certified Basic Academy course
  • Attach proof of current enrollment to your electronic application, such as a letter from the academy

  • Successful completion of a POST-Certified Basic Academy course within the last 12 months of the application date
  • Attach proof of completion to your electronic application

  • Successful completion of a POST-Certified Basic Academy course without successful completion of a field training program at another agency within the last 18 months.
  • Please note additional considerations listed in the minimum qualifications.

Visit our Police Department Recruitment website for more information on the recruitment and selection process.

For a detailed job description, please clickhere.This is a continuous recruitment and may close without notice. Prompt application is highly encouraged.


Under the direction of the Police Chief, the position performs law enforcement in compliance with California Penal Code 830.1 and meets and maintains all standards required by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training including but not limited to:

  • Patrolling assigned areas of the City in a vehicle and responding to routine calls
  • Investigating suspicious persons and circumstances
  • Reacting quickly, efficiently and calmly in emergency situations
  • Responding to major incidents reported to the Police Department using the Incident Command System/Standardized EmergencyManagement Systems (ICS/SEMS) protocol
  • Performing first aid, CPR and operating AED devices
  • Enforcing traffic laws, issuing citations, conducting field sobriety tests, investigating collisions
  • Appearing in court to present evidence and testimony
  • Acting with honesty, integrity, honor, courage, self-confidence, maturity, tolerance and stamina
  • Performing other related duties as required



  • Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • Be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment
  • Possess a valid Class CCalifornia Department of Motor Vehicles driver's license
  • Pre-Service candidates must satisfy one of the following requirements:
  • Current enrollment in a California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training Basic Academy;
  • Or, possession ofa valid P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Completion Certificate, issued within the prior twelve (12) months of the date of application
  • Or,possession ofa valid P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Completion Certificate withoutsuccessful completion of a field training programat another agency within the last eighteen(18) months
  • Or, applicants that have served at least one day ina field training program at another agency with a separation date withinthe last three (3) years of the date of application.



CLASSIFICATION:This position qualifies for coverage under FLSA standards and is a member of the classified service.


  • Attachment of your P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Completion Certificate or proof of current enrollment in aP.O.S.T. Basic Academy
  • Ten (10) years of past work history (any employment)


The selection process may include but is not limited to:application review and evaluation, written examination, performance test and interview. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process, such as: reference check, background investigation, fingerprint criminal history check, post-offer drug test, post-offer psychological and post-offer medical examination, the cost of which will be borne by the City.

Candidates must fill out the employment application and supplemental questions completely and accurately. Incomplete applications, including references to "see resume", are considered incomplete and will be disqualified.

The City of Redondo Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Candidates with a disability who may need accommodation during the selection process must notify the Human Resources Department at least five (5) business days in advance of the test date.

Qualified Military Veterans are given an additional five (5) points to a passing score for both open- competitive and promotional recruitments.

Note:The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

Keywords: City of Redondo Beach, Redondo Beach , Police Officer Pre-Service, Other , Redondo Beach, California

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