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Police Officer

El Segundo, California

 

 

El Segundo Police Department

348 Main Street

El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: 310-524-2273  

Website: www.elsegundo.org/police      

 

 

 

Salary: See Below

Population: 17,000

Sworn Officers: 69

Application Deadline: NA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you want to work in a community that supports its police officers and provides you with a career of opportunities to make a meaningful impact? The City seeks highly motivated, career and community oriented men and women to fill current and anticipated vacancies in the department.

 

 

APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS

 

 

Police Officer Trainee (non-sworn):

 

$4283-$5206 base monthly*

 

*$3427/mo. while attending the police academy

 

**NEXT TEST DATE NOVEMBER 4, 2006**

 

 

Lateral Entry Police Officer:

 

$4283-$5206 base monthly*

 

*Earn up to $93,604

(Includes Educational Incentive + Longevity + Holiday Pay)

 

**CONTINUOUS TESTING**

 

 

CONTRACTUAL BASE SALARY INCREASES

 

4.45% effective 7/07

Eligible for up to 5.13% contingent additional increase by 2008.

 

 

EL SEGUNDO

 

El Segundo is a key employment center for high technology industry and headquarters for many companies; Unocal, Mattel Toys, Raytheon, Northrop-Grumman, Xerox, Computer Science Corporation, and the Chevron Oil Company. An increasingly diversified revenue base supports excellent public services delivered with pride. It takes pride in fostering achievement and innovation in providing the best customer service. Located in southwest Los Angeles County, it is adjacent to the Pacific Ocean and borders Los Angeles International Airport. Major thoroughfares into the City are the 105 Century/Glen Anderson and 405 San Diego Freeways. Its daytime population exceeds 70,000 and its resident population is approximately 17,000. The City has about 300 employees and a 2005-06 fiscal year total budget of approximately $109.5 million.

(See map:  http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=33.921141,-118.397942&spn=0.06638,0.1157 )

 

 

EL SEGUNDO POLICE DEPARTMENT

The El Segundo Police Department has 104 authorized positions, of which 69 are sworn and an annual operating budget of approximately $15.6 million. The department is known for its progressive management and enjoys an excellent reputation as an innovative, professional, and community-oriented law enforcement agency. Development of a state-of-the-art computer-aided communications system and modern police facility are, also, among its many accomplishments. The department has a wide variety of special assignment positions: Motorcycle Officer, Court Officer, Juvenile Officer, D.A.R.E. Officer, School Resources Officer, Investigator, Narcotics Officer, Field Training Officer, Canine Handler, U.S. Customs Task Force, Task Force for Regional Auto Theft Prevention (T.R.A.P.), S.W.A.T. and LA Impact (Los Angeles County-Wide Task Force). 

  • OUR VISION:  The El Segundo Police Department will be recognized as an organization that provides unparalleled service through professionalism, training, innovation, and partnership with the community.

  • OUR MISSION is to provide a safe and secure community while treating all people with dignity and respect.

  • We RISE to the challenge of the following common VALUES:  RESPECT, INTEGRITY, SERVICE, AND EXCELLENCE.

POSITIONS & QUALIFICATIONS

POLICE OFFICER TRAINEE:  This is a non-sworn, entry-level position. All new hires are required to successfully complete a full-time P.O.S.T. Certified Police Academy of about 26 weeks duration; OR must have graduated from a P.O.S.T. certified police academy within the 1 year period prior to filing of application; OR be currently enrolled in a full-time P.O.S.T. certified police academy with a ranking within the top 10 percentile of your class. Upon the successful completion of the mandatory police academy, trainees may be elevated to the rank of sworn Police Officer at the discretion of the Chief of Police. In addition, candidates must meet the following  criteria:

  • Minimum 20-1/2 years of age at time of written test.

  • High school diploma/GED equivalent. College related course work is desired.

  • Possess a valid California Class “C” Driver’s License at time of appointment.

  • Be a U.S. citizen at time of filing application.

  • Be of proportional height to weight.

  • Be physically able to handle the rigorous duties of police work.

  • Normal hearing and color perception.  Minimum vision of 20/100 in each eye, correctable to 20/20.

  • Smoking and/or the use of tobacco products on or off duty are prohibited as a condition of employment.

LATERAL ENTRY POLICE OFFICER:  Candidates must meet all Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training requirements, must either be currently employed for a minimum of one year by a state, county or municipal law enforcement agency or separated from a state, county or municipal law enforcement agency for not more than 36 months and possess a California Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate.  If separated, separation cannot be due to termination or resignation in lieu of termination. In addition, candidates must meet the following  criteria:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age at time of appointment.

  • Possess a valid California Class “C” Driver’s License at time of appointment.

  • Be a U.S. citizen at time of filing application.

  • Be of proportional height to weight.

  • Be physically able to handle the rigorous duties of police work.

  • Normal hearing and color perception.  Minimum vision of 20/100 in each eye, correctable to 20/20.

  • Smoking and/or the use of tobacco products on or off duty are prohibited as a condition of employment.

BENEFITS

  • El Segundo Police Department respects and understands the needs of lateral officers:

    • $3000 signing bonus for lateral police officers,

    • Starting salary & vacation accrual linked to years of sworn police officer experience, and

    • Lateral police officers transfer up to 960 hrs sick leave.

  • Entry level police officer academy graduates may request reimbursement up to $2,000 for their prior academy training.

  • 100% college tuition and books reimbursement.

  • Up to 20% incentive pay for college degrees.

  • PERS 3% at 50 retirement.

  • Longevity pay up to 27.5%.

  • 4/10 patrol schedule.

  • 7.5% above base for special assignment; 9% motor officer.

  • 9% PERS retirement paid by city.

  • City paid medical, dental & vision.

  • PAID RETIREE MEDICAL.

  • Uniform, safety equipment, and weapon provided by Dept. and $675/year allowance for maintenance.

  • Paid holidays:  120 hours paid each December.

  • Comp time/Overtime:  Up to 130 hours of combined shooting and physical fitness compensatory time and overtime hours.

 

Contact Information:

 

Sgt. Janet Zimmer

Personnel and Recruitment

348 Main Street

El Segundo, CA  90245

(310) 524-2273

 

 

24-HOUR Job Hotline:

 

310-524-2378

 

 

For more information and application:

 

www.elsegundo.org/police

 


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