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Salary: $3,455.00 - $4,447.00
Posted: 08/14/2013

Job Description:
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Under the direct supervision of the Peace Officer II (POII) or Sergeant, Office of Protective Services (OPS), the Peace Officer I (POI) is responsible for performing daily law enforcement, patrol and custody activities at a developmental center/community facility (DC/CF). As a sworn peace officer under the authority of the California Penal Code, Section 830.38, the POI performs a range of duties expected of a uniformed police officer, including, but not limited to: enforcing and maintaining the law and order on a DC/CD; ensures that the security and safety procedures, rules, regulations, and policies are followed as necessary for the safety, welfare and protection of the individuals and property. The POI is responsible for the daily tasks associated with the facility operation such as traffic enforcement, patrol function, crime prevention, first responder to incidents, allegations and emergencies, custody duties, conducting preliminary investigations, and assisting with the control and transport of clients under security when required. The POI reports directly to the designated POII and/or the Commander of OPS. He/she may also report to the Law Enforcement and Fire Services Manager as required. WHO MAY APPLY: Current or former state employees with lateral transfer or reinstatement eligibility at the Peace Officer I, DC level or comparable classifications should apply. Those eligible on the Peace Officer I, DC list are also encouraged to apply. Applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the section titled, “Examination or Job Title” of the State Application (Form #678). Appointment is subject to State Restriction of Appointment (SROA), Surplus and Reemployment List Procedures, pre-employment physical and fingerprint clearance. Applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department of Lanterman Developmental Center or from the State Personnel Board website Applications must be received in the Exams & Recruitment Office no later than the close of business of the final filing date (4:30 PM). Applications sent through the mail must be postmarked no later than the final filing date. Applications postmarked, personally delivered or received via interoffice mail after the final filing date will not be accepted. FAX applications or resumes will not be accepted. PLEASE SEND YOUR COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION (STD. 678) AND COPY OF POST (PEACE OFFICER STANDARDS & TRAINING ) CERTIFICATE TO: LANTERMAN DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER EXAMS AND RECRUITMENT 3530 POMONA BLVD./P.O. BOX 100 POMONA, CA 91769-0100 PHONE: (909) 444-7057

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 497 - 561 - 1954 - 025
Location County
Lanterman Developmental Center LOS ANGELES
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exams & Recruitment
3530 Pomona Blvd/P.O. BOX 100
Pomona 91769-0100
Charleene Talley
(909) 444-7057

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