ANOTHER EMPLOYEE OPPORTUNITY
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A job at BART offers the satisfaction of providing an invaluable public service, while accomplishing your own career goals, earning highly competitive pay, and enjoying an unparalleled benefits program. BART , a wonderful career opportunity.
Pay and Benefits
BART offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefits programs you will find anywhere. We pay at rates that are strongly competitive in the labor market, and complement our pay program with an outstanding benefits package. Benefits include the renowned CalPers pension, excellent medical, vision, and dental coverage, supplemental insurances, excellent paid holidays and vacation, as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART on your behalf. BART also saves you money in your paycheck because no deductions are made for Social Security.
Entry-Level Rate: $5,386.47/Month
June 8, 2009
Open Until Further Notice
Chief of Police
Who May Apply
All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.
THIS POSTING IS FOR ENTRY-LEVEL POLICE OFFICER AND ACADEMY GRADUATES ONLY.
LATERAL PEACE OFFICERS PLEASE APPLY FOR LATERAL-POLICE OFFICER REQUISITION #001704.
This announcement will be used to establish a pool of eligible candidates for vacancies occurring within the next twelve (12) months.
Entry-Level Police Officer: Candidates will be required to successfully complete a CA POST-mandated Basic Police Academy and successfully complete a one-year probationary period from the date of graduation from the Academy.
All new hires will be required to successfully complete a Field Training Program. Following the completion of the Field Training Program and probationary period, patrol shift assignments are made on a seniority basis. Officers may be required to work weekends, nights and holidays.
Under general supervision, performs a variety of peace officer duties involving the protection of life and property, providing information and assistance to the public, enforcement of laws and ordinances, criminal investigation and crime prevention and suppression; performs related work as assigned.
Essential Job Functions
1) Patrol a designated area by motor vehicle, on foot/bicycle or aboard trains and enforce applicable federal, state, local laws and District ordinances.
2) Respond to and take appropriate action on observed or reported violations of criminal laws or complaints.
3) Conduct complete investigations and prepare reports on all assigned case work; gather and preserve evidence; interview witnesses and complainants; apprehend or transport suspects which may require the use of physical restraint; interrogate suspects; serve warrants; make arrests; testify in court.
4) Inspect, report, or correct conditions that may lead to crime, delinquency, accidents or other hazards.
5) Provide the public with information and direction
6) Direct traffic, provide police services during civil disturbances, disaster scenes or crowd control.
7) Administer first aid, which may require lifting or moving persons or other heavy objects.
8) Carry and utilize firearms, oleoresin capsicum and baton.
9) Operate patrol or emergency vehicle and communications equipment .
10) Operate equipment for blood, breath, or urine tests, as necessary.
Possession of a high school diploma, GED or recognized equivalent and completion of at least 30 semester (or 45 quarter) credits of college course work from an accredited college or university. At least one half of the credits must be obtained in analytical subjects requiring written reports or examinations.
Must possess a valid California driver¿s license and have a satisfactory driving record.
Must be physically able to drag a body weighing up to 165 pounds.
Must be physically able to lift and carry equipment and boxes weighing up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to meet physical, psychological and background standards.
Must obtain required P.O.S.T. certification.
Must remain firearm qualified.
Must be able to work various shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime.
Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes.
The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and/or an individual or panel interview.
YOU MAY BE GIVEN THE P.O.S.T WRITTEN EXAM BEFORE WE CHECK YOUR QUALIFICATIONS.
The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S.; pass a pre-employment medical examination which includes a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations)