Huntington Beach Jobs – Police Recruit

Website City of Huntington Beach

Job Description:

The Huntington Beach Police Department is committed to community-based policing.  We train all our employees to build trusted relationships within our community.  These relationships produce collaborative problem solving within our community while de-emphasizing the paramilitary aspects of law enforcement.

This is an entry level or trainee class where incumbents will be presented with a wide variety of training experiences while attending a state-mandated basic peace officer training as required by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). After meeting all department, state-mandated and academy requirements, including graduation from the Police Academy, the incumbent will be reclassified to the class of Police Officer.

Job Responsibilities:

Attends a basic POST-certified academy, the curriculum of which is mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and/or the local Police Academy Advisory Committee. This training consists of an entire overview of the criminal justice system, which includes, but may not be limited to, various laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques, first aid and lifetime physical fitness.

The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes:
  • Observe and learn such things as laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques and first aid; analyze problems and rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stressful situations; undergo strenuous physical conditioning, meeting or exceeding required standards of performance; read and interpret highly complex written materials: laws, statutes, manuals, etc.; clearly and concisely present ideas orally and in writing.
  • Requires high school graduation or GED Certificate.
  • Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation.

Job Details:

Company: City of Huntington Beach

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Huntington Beach, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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