A MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF OF POLICE:
The Marina Police Department was formally established in 2007 after the Marina Department of Public Safety was dissolved and police and fire functions were separated into independent departments. The last six years has been spent on the transformation of the police department into a full service law enforcement agency. This transformation included a complete organizational restructure, creating personnel development and strategic work plans through team building workshops, updating technology, replacing an aging vehicle fleet, expansion of the Public Safety Building, and adopting a Lexipol policy manual.
Under general supervision, Police Officers provide a wide variety of police duties including but not limited to; conducting patrol of an assigned area to enforce laws and ordinances, maintaining orders, protecting life and property, preventing, detecting and investigating crimes, maintaining law and order, apprehending criminals, performing community policing activities, special assignments, and other related law enforcement work as required.
•City contributions to medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and eligible dependents (effective January 1, 2013 medical insurance will be provided through PORAC)
•CalPERS defined benefit retirement, 3% @ 50 formula
•Educational and longevity incentive pays
•Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
•City-paid Employee Assistant Program and life insurance
It is important to complete all required application materials. All applications will be screened for completeness and possession of minimum qualifications. Qualified applications will be reviewed in detail to identify the most qualified candidates to invite to an assessment center examination. Refer to www.marinapolice.com for specific recruitment information.
Incomplete, or faxed applications WILL NOT be accepted. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an official and original application.
Accommodation: Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise Human Resources by emailing email@example.com, upon submittal of application.
In accordance with City policy, incumbents must pass medical and a psychological exam. Must be able to work shifts as assigned (including but not limited to, days, evenings, or nights, weekends and holidays, as part of the continuing qualifications for employment. May not have any felony convictions. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment. Must be a U.S. citizen and meet all citizenship requirements. Ability to pass a comprehensive background investigation, including a polygraph examination.
Education: Must have a high school diploma, GED, or other equivalent educational courses.
Experience: None required
Must have a valid California Drivers License.
Must have POST basic academy certificate.