Police Aide
City of Fountain Valley, CA - Fountain Valley, CA

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This is a continuous recruitment that may close at any time. Prompt application is encouraged.

Performs unskilled and semiskilled duties in the general upkeep of Police Department vehicles, Police buildings, and range facility; and transports and delivers a variety of City documents.

Works under the direct supervision of the assigned police sergeant.

Essential Duties:
Transports department vehicles to City Yard, car wash, other places of repair, or where needed.

Maintains equipment in City vehicle trunks and orders supplies via chain of command.

Performs Police Building maintenance duties such as trash pickup, light bulb replacement, sweeping, etc.

Delivers miscellaneous paperwork, photos, mail, and reports to various departments and people. OTHER JOB-RELATED DUTIES
Works with property clerk moving large boxes, articles, etc.

Assists in the maintenance of the pistol range, such as equipment pickup and delivery.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Guidelines:
Knowledge of :
Safe operation of motor vehicles. Ability to:
Drive a motor vehicle safely and competently.

Follow oral and written instructions.

Prioritize duties.

Learn City geographic layout.

Learn and follow department rules and regulations.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, City officials and the public. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS :

Physical :
Ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, including working indoors or outdoors; working closely with others; working alone; and working with machinery and operating vehicles.

Ability to safely lift and carry up to 45 pounds. License :
Requires a valid California Driver’s License. Other Special Requirements :

Must be 18 years of age.

Must be able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays. EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION :

Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledges, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledges, skills, and abilities would be:

Education : Graduation from high school.
Experience : Previous experience is desirable, but not necessary. NOTE
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this job. They are not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.


Selection Process:
The selection process may include but is not limited to: application review and evaluation, written examination, physical ability test, practical skills test and oral interview. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate’s legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully completing all components of the pre-employment process which may include but is not limited to: reference check, background investigation, credit check, California Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprinting), polygraph, post-offer psychological, post-offer drug test and post-offer medical examination. The specific selection process will vary based upon the position. Candidates must fill out the application and supplemental questions completely. Incomplete applications including references to see the resume for qualifications are incomplete and will be disqualified. Candidates are encouraged to provide accurate answers as the City will verify the qualifications for each candidate. The City of Fountain Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Candidates with a disability who may need accommodation during the selection process must notify the Personnel Department at least 72 hours in advance of the test date. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.