Wednesday , April 17 2024

City of Modesto Careers – Police Cadet I/II

Website City of Modesto

Job Description:

The Police Cadet I/II is responsible to perform a variety of administrative and relatively minor enforcement duties by providing a uniformed presence including non-sworn patrol functions, parking enforcement, animal control assistance, fingerprint collection assistance, evidence assistance, and other support assignments; and to augment public safety by reporting conditions that warrant police, social services, and public service intervention.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide a uniformed presence and perform patrol duties; educate and provide assistance to visitors.
  • May be assigned to monitor City facilities and/or be stationed at specific locations, as needed.
  • Participate in crime prevention activities by working with various departments, groups, and individuals on addressing issues, concerns, and complaints.
  • Perform administrative support and data entry functions, as required.
  • Direct traffic at special events, crime and accident scenes, and signal outages.
  • Monitor City streets and enforce parking laws, regulations, and municipal codes applicable to non-moving vehicles and issue citations.
  • Operate close circuit camera system.
  • Process and storing of evidence, storage inventory, and control of department supplies.
  • Assist Police Officers and Community Service Officers with non-emergency duties and conduct non-hazardous investigation; collect evidence at crime scenes.
  • Work at major special events, such as 4th of July Parade, Christmas Parade, X-Fest, and other major City events.
  • Fingerprint individuals and perform photography duties.
  • Provide technical information and instruction regarding applicable procedures and methods; explain rules and regulations; receive and respond to complaints and reports of routine parking incidents from the public.
  • Gather information from individuals or reference sources to complete and process various routine forms, records, and applications; contact individuals to obtain additional information.
  • Identify and tow abandoned vehicles, as authorized; recover stolen vehicles when found unattended.

Job Requirements:

  • Basic office practices and procedures, including filing.
  • Develop favorable public relations and maintain an appearance that projects a positive image.
  • Maintain attention to detail despite interruptions.
  • Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Basic mathematical principles.
  • Basic customer service principles and practices.
  • Work irregular hours, as required.
  • Maintain accurate records and files.
  • Under direction, learn federal, state, and local laws, codes, rules, and regulations.
  • Make accurate mathematical calculations.
  • Perform procedures in an organized and accurate manner.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Learn procedures, processes, and forms related to assigned area.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Incumbents must be able to pass a P.O.S.T. level background investigation prior to appointment.
  • Possession of a current First Aid card within one (1) year of appointment.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and a maximum of 25 years of age.
  • Individuals hired will be required to wear a uniform which is provided by the Police Department.
  • Must not have any felony convictions.
  • One year as a Police Cadet I with the City of Modesto.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.
  • One year of prior experience in a law enforcement agency (paid or unpaid) is highly desirable. This experience may include such positions as
  • Police Explorer, Police Assistant, volunteer or related.
  • Possession of a P.O.S.T. approved PC 832 Arrest and Control Training Certificate within one (1) year of appointment.
  • Possession of a current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card within one (1) year of appointment.

Job Details:

Company: City of Modesto

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Modesto, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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