Public Safety Cadet
City of Sunnyvale, CA - Sunnyvale, CA

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Temporary Casual (Part-Time) Positions
(15 - 20 hours per week)
SALARY: $9.60 - $11.67 an hour
(Job Code 9250 - Casual Public Safety Cadet)

Student Status Required: To be eligible for employment as a temporary casual (part-time) Public Safety Cadet, candidates must be currently enrolled as a college student with a minimum course load of six units per semester or ten units per quarter.

Note: An original DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) Record printout is required for this position. The due date for submission of the DMV Record printout is the same as the application deadline - November 2, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.
Please submit application materials as soon as possible to be considered for the position as this announcement may close without notice. Final filing date: November 2, 2012.

Note: Temporary casual workers do not receive benefits and are limited to working no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1 - June 30).

Essential Job Functions:
Under supervision, performs clerical duties, tasks and assignments; assists with public safety training program(s); performs errands; and, other similar duties, as assigned, within the Department of Public Safety. There may be some lifting, loading and moving of heavy items.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be at least 18 years old;
Must possess a valid California driver's license;
Ability to act in a courteous and effective manner when dealing with the general public both by telephone and in person;
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions;
Ability to read, write, spell and speak clearly in English;
Ability to pass a comprehensive background investigation which includes a polygraph examination, credit history, driving record, criminal activity, military and employment records, and character references (in accordance with the minimum standards for employment issued by the California POST Commission);
Willingness to abide by the Public Safety Cadet Code of Ethics;
Willingness to wear a department-issued uniform;
Willingness to work up to 20 hours a week, including some weekends and evenings.

Application and Selection Process:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application, supplemental questionnaire, and a current (issued within the last 30 days) DMV Record printout to the Department of Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 2, 2012 .

City application forms, completed in full, responses to the required supplemental questions, as well as a current (issued within the last 30 days) original DMV Record printout are required. Resumes are optional and are not accepted in lieu of the application. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94088. Postmarks or faxes will not be accepted. Late or incomplete applications will also not be accepted.

Applications will be forwarded to the Department of Public Safety for review.

Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination.

The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, or disability. Applicants needing special accommodations should submit a request to the Human Resources Department at the time of application.

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