The Redondo Beach Police Department is actively recruiting
qualifiedindividuals for appointment as Reserve Police Officers.
Uniforms and safety equipment are supplied. This is a
non-compensated, voluntary position.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS
Level II Reserves will work a minimum of 16 hours per month in
various assignments - uniform and plain clothes. In addition to
emergency and general law enforcement duties, may be assigned to
transport prisoners, priority patrol projects, special events and
activities, and to work other duties within various divisions as
assigned by the Chief of Police and/or his/her designee. Reserve
Police Officers, while on duty and under immediate supervision of a
regular officer, have the same law enforcement power as a regular
officer. They can be assigned to the prevention and detection of
crime, and in doing so, have the authority to perform the same
general enforcement functions as the regular officers with whom
they are assigned.
LevelIII Reserves will have Peace Officer powers of arrest while
on duty (826.6(a)(3) PC). Level III Reserves will be deployed and
authorized to carry out limited duties not requiring general law
enforcement powers in the routine performance of their duties.
All Reserve Officers will be required to attend a monthly
business training meeting and may be required to attend monthly
firearms training. All Reserve Officers are expected to comply with
all requirements of the Reserve Officer Field Training and
Evaluation Program Manual.
Knowledge of: Law enforcement procedures, techniques and
equipment; applicable State, County and local codes and ordinances;
geography of the local area.
Ability to: Observe accurately and remember names, faces,
numbers, incidents and places; use and care of firearms; think and
act quickly in emergencies and judge situations and people
accurately; learn, understand and interpret laws and regulations;
prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports; meet
physical employment standards prescribed in the Industrial
Relations and Insurance Support Services Job Analysis; establish
and maintain effective working relationships with others; operate a
computer; learn standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio
system; understand and carry out oral and written instructions;
provide proof of U.S. citizenship.
Minimum Qualifications:Graduation from high school or G.E.D.
equivalent; attainment of a minimum age of twenty-one (21)years by
the time of appointment; possession of an appropriate California
driver's license. Level II applicants must have completed a
P.O.S.T. Certified Level I or II Basic Reserve Academy upon
appointment. Level III applicants must have completed a P.O.S.T
Certified 832.6 P.C. 64-hour class, upon appointment.
Selection Procedures: Applications will be closely reviewed for
relevant education, experience and training. Qualifying applicants
will be invited to an oral interview rated 100%. Candidates must
complete the selection process by passing the background
investigation, security clearance, psychological evaluation,
medical examination, polygraph examination (which may be used to
clarify criminal activity, narcotic usage, alcoholic usage and
honesty) and an interview with the Chief of Police.
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
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.
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.