Police Officer / Helicopter Pilot
East Bay Regional Park District - Oakland, CA

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Post by Jobing - Opening Date: January 16, 2013 Application Deadline: March 8, 2013; 5:00 p.m.About the PositionUnder general supervision of the Police Sergeant/Chief Pilot, to serve as a peace officer/pilot in the Air Support Unit and perform a wide variety of police services and public assistance; performs related duties as required. Be assigned to the Air Support Unit as a pilot for the primary purpose of flying the Public Safety Division’s helicopters in order to provide for the safety and welfare of the citizens and employees within the park facilities; may perform one or more of the following: law enforcement patrol, aeromedical patient transport, fire suppression with water bucket; long line external load operations; may conduct night vision goggle operations; provide information to the public regarding park lands and facilities; assist distressed park visitors; aid other park employees with any public safety problems; contact citizens and employees regarding any matter concerning public safety and welfare; answer radio calls for all types of police services, investigate traffic accidents and take injury reports; investigate criminal offenses and issue citations or make arrests for violations of all laws and ordinances when necessary; write detailed and accurate reports covering public safety incidents; prepare cases for court and testify as necessary; perform rescue work and administer first aid when needed; report on wildfire conditions and assist with traffic and crowd control; provide aerial observation, support and coordination for police, fire and aeromedical cases; perform a variety of flying assignments; document and log the activities of the aviation unit; assist maintenance staff with the maintenance of the aircraft and support equipment; if needed, provide uniformed patrol of parks by automobile, motorcycle, boat, horseback, or on foot; work days, nights, or holidays, and in adverse weather conditions; and perform any other duties necessary and required for the safety and protection of the citizens and employees within the Regional Parks.Vacancy SituationThe District currently has one vacancy located at the District’s Public Safety Headquarters in Castro Valley. The hiring pools established as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and additional vacancies that may occur during the one year life of the hiring pools. NotificationAll applicants will be notified of the disposition of their application.

Expect a letter mailed to the home address provided on the application, generally within two to three weeks after the closing date. Selection ProcessThe application material for all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be reviewed by a screening panel to select the best qualified for interview or testing. The District reserves the right to set up a written test, performance test, and/or other assessment devices before or after the interview process. Possession of minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview or invitation to test.

Pursuant to the Federal Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, all applicants who are hired will be required to provide proof of identity and appropriate work authorization documents prior to commencement of employment. The individual chosen for hire must be able to pass a background check and District medical examination prior to employment. The probationary period for this classification is twelve months. Benefits PackageThis is a Police Association represented position, in a public safety sworn classification.

For information regarding the District’s applicable benefits package, please visit www.ebparks.org/jobs/resources. Healthy Parks Healthy People Select Language?? > East Bay Regional Park District | Embrace Life! > Employment > Job Opportunities > Police Officer / Helicopter Pilot Police Officer / Helicopter Pilot Opening Date: January 16, 2013 Application Deadline: March 8, 2013; 5:00 p.m.

About the PositionUnder general supervision of the Police Sergeant/Chief Pilot, to serve as a peace officer/pilot in the Air Support Unit and perform a wide variety of police services and public assistance; performs related duties as required. Be assigned to the Air Support Unit as a pilot for the primary purpose of flying the Public Safety Division’s helicopters in order to provide for the safety and welfare of the citizens and employees within the park facilities; may perform one or more of the following: law enforcement patrol, aeromedical patient transport, fire suppression with water bucket; long line external load operations; may conduct night vision goggle operations; provide information to the public regarding park lands and facilities; assist distressed park visitors; aid other park employees with any public safety problems; contact citizens and employees regarding any matter concerning public safety and welfare; answer radio calls for all types of police services, investigate traffic accidents and take injury reports; investigate criminal offenses and issue citations or make arrests for violations of all laws and ordinances when necessary; write detailed and accurate reports covering public safety incidents; prepare cases for court and testify as necessary; perform rescue work and administer first aid when needed; report on wildfire conditions and assist with traffic and crowd control; provide aerial observation, support and coordination for police, fire and aeromedical cases; perform a variety of flying assignments; document and log the activities of the aviation unit; assist maintenance staff with the maintenance of the aircraft and support equipment; if needed, provide uniformed patrol of parks by automobile, motorcycle, boat, horseback, or on foot; work days, nights, or holidays, and in adverse weather conditions; and perform any other duties necessary and required for the safety and protection of the citizens and employees within the Regional Parks. Minimum QualificationsP.O.S.T.: Must meet current peace officer selection standards as set by the California Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), andCitizenship: Applicant must be a citizen of the United States, or, if a permanent resident alien, must attain United States citizenship within three years from date of employment, and Education: High School graduation or passage of General Education Development Test (GED), and successful completion of at least 24 semester or 36 quarter units of college level courses. For purposes of this requirement, credit will be given for units recognized by POST in the completion of a Basic POST training course through an accredited institution or agency.

Additionally, credit will be given for a minimum of two years of Active Military Service andPhysical: Must be at least 21 years of age (entry–level applicants must be at least 20.5 years of age), and free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition which might interfere with the ability to perform the essential functions of Police Officer/Helicopter Pilot duties, as determined by the District’s physician/psychologist; must be able to meet the medical standards for an F.A.A. Class II Medical Certificate, andCharacter: Must be of good character and reputation and not have been convicted of a felony crime or serious misdemeanor offense and must be able to pass a strict background investigation, andLicense: Must possess by date of hire, all of the following current and valid licenses and certificates: Certificates: 1. A California driver’s license 2. An F.A.A.

Class II Medical Certificate 3. An F.A.A. Commercial Pilot Certificate with a Rotorcraft/Helicopter ratingInsurance: Must be acceptable as a helicopter pilot to the District’s insurance carrier.OPTIMUM LAW ENFORCEMENT QUALIFICATIONS Officer Status – Lateral applicants must meet at least ONE of the requirements listed below: 1. Employment as a CA law enforcement officer with full police powers (P.C.

830.1, 830.2, 830.32, 830.33), or 2. Possession of Basic (or higher level) POST certificate. Note: In conformance with POST regulations, Lateral applicants separated from active law enforcement in excess of three years must repeat the State Basic Training Standards and will not be considered for appointment on a Lateral basis. 3.

Helicopter and Pilot Experience: Have logged at least 1,500 hours of Rotorcraft/Helicopter Pilot in Command Time (500 hours must be in a turbine powered Helicopter). Eurocopter AS 350 Series experience desirable.

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