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Police Officer

Burbank, California

 

 

City of Burbank

Human Resources

301 E. Olive Avenue, Suite 101

Burbank, CA 91510

Phone: 818-238-1800

Website: www.BPDrecruitment.com   

 

 

 

Salary: See Below 

Sworn Officers: 168    

Application Deadline: NA

 

 

 

 

POLICE RECRUIT

POLICE OFFICER - LATERAL

 

Open Competitive

 

For details on continuous testing please check:

 

Police Recruit Hotline at:

 

(818) 238-1800

 

OR

 

Website at:

 

 www.BPDrecruitment.com

 

 

 

NO APPLICATION NECESSARY:

 

Check the Website www.BPDrecruitment.com to see if you qualify. 

 

Call the job hot line at 818-238-1800 for up-to-the-minute testing information

 

OR

 

Fill out the job interest form at Website: www.BPDrecruitment.com

to be notified of future testing dates.

 

SIMPLY SHOW UP TO THE WRITTEN TEST WITH A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE TO BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY INTO LAW ENFORCEMENT.

 

 Signing Bonuses

POLICE OFFICER/LATERAL AND ENTRY LEVEL APPLICANTS

 

A $5,000 payment to any lateral entry officer who transfers to the Burbank Police Department from another California law enforcement agency.  Half of the incentive will be paid at initial hiring, and the remaining half paid upon successful completion of the one-year probationary period.

 

Laterals who transfer may apply their years of law enforcement service for the purpose of vacation accrual.  For example, a five-year veteran Sheriff’s Deputy who was hired by the Burbank Police Department will begin to accrue vacation at the rate of three weeks per year instead of the two weeks usually awarded newly hired employees.

 

Lateral applications are accepted and processed immediately.

 

Note:  California POST certification is required.

 

A $2,000 DOLLAR SIGNING BONUS is offered to any entry level person who is hired by the Burbank Police Department and successfully completes the Police academy and training.

 

 

BENEFITS OF BEING A BURBANK POLICE OFFICER

 

The City Of Burbank is a special urban community.  It is here that residents find tranquil neighborhoods, peace in their homes, and protection from the potentially negative aspects of major industry and population densities.  The Burbank Police Department plays a vital role in the community with 168 sworn employees and many opportunities for advancement and career development.

 

 

SALARY RANGE

 

YEARLY SALARY:  $61,884 - $75,396

 

Employees hired as recruits are at the base salary of $4,641/mo.  Upon graduation from the academy the above salary range becomes applicable.

 

Lateral entry officers are generally compensated at a rate equal to or greater than their current base pay as a police officer.

 

 

DEFINITION OF THE POSITION:

Under direction, to attend a regular basic Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified recruit academy and will be sworn in as a full duty Police Officer upon graduation; and to do related work as required.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: 

Attends a regular basic POST certified academy designed to provide an entire overview of the criminal justice system which includes training in laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques, first aid, and physical fitness.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:

EDUCATION/TRAINING:  Graduation from high school or equivalent (California POST requires a U.S. High School Diploma or GED).

 

LICENSE & CERTIFICATES:  A valid California Class “C” Driver’s License is required at time of appointment.

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must be at least 20 years of age to apply and must have reached 21 years of age upon graduation from the academy in order to be appointed as a Police Officer at that time.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must be in good physical condition, subject to determination by the City Medical Examiner.

 

NOTE:  Candidates may be required to reside at a location from which they can report to work within one hour.  This requirement will not be imposed until six months after the affected employees have completed their initial probationary period.

 

THE COMPETITION FOR THE POSITION:

Applications will be reviewed.  Admission to competitive examination may be limited to those whose applications show the best combination of qualifications in relation to the requirements and duties of the position.  Any part of the examination process may be qualifying only.

 

THE SELECTION PROCEDURE MAY REQUIRE ANY COMBINATION OF THE FOLLOWING:  A WRITTEN EXAMINATION, A PERFORMANCE EVALUATION, OR AN ORAL INTERVIEW.  IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY WHICH MAY REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN ANY OF THESE SELECTION PROCEDURES, PLEASE NOTIFY THE HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION IN WRITING BY THE LAST DATE TO APPLY ON THIS BULLETIN.

 

Benefits:

  • 9% P.E.R.S retirement paid by the City

  • 3% at 50 P.E.R.S retirement

  • 3/12 work schedule

  • 8 hours per month sick leave benefit

  • Participation in deferred compensation

  • Education incentive/tuition reimbursement

  • 2 weeks paid vacation to start

  • 3 weeks paid vacation after 5 years of service

  • 4 weeks paid vacation after 15 years of service

  • Yearly uniform allowance $1,000.00

  • Yearly marksmanship allowance $360.00

  • 12 paid holidays per year

  • The City pays up to $556.91 monthly for comprehensive health and dental through a cafeteria plan

Other related benefits: (paid monthly)
  Bilingual pay
$100.00
  Education AA Degree
$50.00
  Education BA Degree
$100.00
  Education Masters Degree
$150.00
  Intermediate P.O.S.T  Certificate
$314.00
  Advanced P.O.S.T Certificate
$565.00

 

Specialized detail pay schedule: (paid monthly)
  Helicopter Pilot
$518.00 to $709.00
  Helicopter Observer
$147.00
  Motor Officer
$495.00
  School Resource Officer
$193.00
  Field Training Officer
$424.00
  K-9 Handler
$193.00

 

 

 


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