Police SergeantCity Of Cloverdale
Under direction, schedules, assigns, and directs a group of officers and/or support staff and participates in a wide variety of peace officer duties involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, case investigation and preparation and testimony; monitors completed work and compiles statistics on work performed; performs related work as assigned.This class is the first supervisory level, responsible for directing the work of Police Officers and specified civilian support staff in a designated function. Incumbents supervise a shift and/or a functional area and participate in routine, and perform the more complicated, peace officer activities.
Knowledge of: Principles, practices, techniques and equipment used in law enforcement, patrol, crime scene and later investigation, pursuit and apprehension of suspects, and arrest and custody of prisoner; investigation and identification techniques and equipment; laws, codes, regulations and court rulings governing suspect and prisoner rights, search and seizure, and rules of evidence; safety practices and precautions pertaining to the work, including the safe use and proper care of firearms; First aid methods and procedures; computer applications related to the work; and basic supervisory principles and practices.Skill in: Planning, assigning, directing and reviewing the work of others; training others in work procedures; assessing emergency circumstances and developing, implementing and directing appropriate response strategies; functioning effectively in stressful or emergency environments; reading, interpreting and applying complex laws, procedures and policies; observing and accurately recalling places, names, descriptive characteristics, and facts of incidents; making rapid sound independent judgments within legal and procedural guidelines; maintaining accurate records and preparing clear and concise reports and other written materials; and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
SALARY:$7,058.44—$8,579.57 monthly (negotiations in progress for salary and benefits increase)•HOLIDAYS:: 125 hours per year (paid in lump sum last payday in Nov). An additional ten (10) hours to be taken as time off (floating holiday)•VACATION:130 hours/year— 0 to 24 months of service150 hours/year— 25 to 60 months of service180 hours/year— 61 to 120 months of service210 hours/year— 121 to 180 months of service330 hours/year— 180+ months of service•SICK LEAVE: Ten (10) hours each month of employment; accumulation to a maximum of 2,000 hours. The city will buy back 35% of accrued (but unused) sick time up to 2000 hours upon resignation or retirement.•WORK HOURS: The Department works a ten (10) hour workday for four (4) days, followed by three (3) days off.•RETIREMENT: Employee pays their share of contributions toward PERS retirement plan (new members: 2.7%@57; classic members: 3%@50)•INSURANCE: City pays 95% of employees and dependents share of medical premiums, and 100% dental, vision and life insurance premiums for city sponsored plan in the amount of$5,000 per employee. In addition, City maintains a term life insurance policy for employees in the amount of one time the employee's annual base salary up to a maximum of $50,000.00.•LONGEVITY: Employees are eligible for longevity pay of 2% of base salary upon completion of 5 years of service, 4% of base salary upon completion of 10 years of service, 6% of base salary upon completion of 15 years of service, 8% of base salary upon completion of 20 years of service.•UNIFORM ALLOWANCE: Employees receive a uniform allowance of $1,500.00 per year payable annually upon completion of 1 year of service.•CERTIFICATE PAY:$100.00/mo. Intermediate POST$150.00/mo. Advanced POST•EDUCATION PAY: 1% for every 20 college units up to a maximum of 6% for 120 units, payable only for college credits toward a job-related degree as approved by the Chief of Police.•SPECIALTY PAY:$150 a month bilingual pay$50 a month EMT certificate•ADMINISTRATIVE ON-CALL TIME: 5 days administrative time off per a calendar year for call-out.
•Possess and maintain a valid State of California Class C motor vehicle operator’s license during the course of employment. •Possess a P.O.S.T. Basic certificate.•Possession of Intermediate and Advanced certificates are desirable.•Ability to obtain a P.O.S.T. Supervisory certificateand a Sherman Block Supervisor Leadership Institue certificate after two years is expected.•Must be able to maintain weapons qualification and other certificates as specified by P.O.S.T.
•Four years of sworn police officer experience•Possession of a four-year degree is highly desirable.Must be willing to work evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts. May be subject to call-out. Duties require sufficient vision, hearing, speech, and mobility to satisfy P.O.S.T. requirements. Subject to a twelve(12) month probationary review period.This is an open, competitive recruitment. To be considered for the position, applicants must submit a completed City of Cloverdale application. Applications may be obtained at the City of Cloverdale Personnel: Office 124 N. Cloverdale Blvd. or Police Department: 112 Broad Street, Cloverdale, CA, 9542