Peace Officer performs a variety of duties involved in the prevention of crime and the enforcement of law and order; participates in and conducts a variety of criminal investigations; provides assistance to special crime prevention and law enforcement programs; and performs a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of law enforcement services.
Applicants must pass ALL of the following assessments:
Applications will be reviewed to ensure that candidates meet the age, licensing, citizenship, and education requirements. All statements made in the application materials are subject to verification; false statements will be cause for disqualification or discharge.
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be classified to the appropriate recruitment level:
Applicants who are currently enrolled in a California POST approved basic academy. Applicant must provide proof of current enrollment in a POST Basic Academy. Proof of current enrollment is a certification form completed by the academy that applicant completed at least 50% of total courses of instruction for curriculum and performing at an academic and physical fitness level that meet or exceed POST minimum standards. Academy certification needs to be submitted at time of application. Please visit URL listed below for further instructions.
Academy Graduates have successfully completed a California POST certified academy or attained Basic POST Certification or POST Re-certification dated within the last three (3) years. A copy of appropriate certificate of completion must be submitted at time of application.
Laterals are currently employed as full-time paid sworn Peace Officer (or equivalent) with a California City Police, County Sheriff, or State law enforcement agency with at least one year of continuous full-time law enforcement experience at time of application.
For out of state Lateral applicants: Information on completion of Basic Course Waiver Process is found in California POST website: http://www.post.ca.gov/.
Age: 20 yrs at application - 21 yrs at hire
Education: US HS Dip or GED
Experience: See additional info below
The City of Chula Vista is currently recruiting experienced law enforcement officers. Located in San Diego County, the City of Chula Vista is the second largest city in San Diego County and offers experienced officers a wide variety of opportunities throughout the department. For further information regarding this exciting opportunity, please visit our website for complete information:
Please visit our website for more information about our department: http://www.chulavistaca.gov/City_Services/Public_Safety/Police_Department/default.asp