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Company: City of Placentia
Location: Placentia
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of duties and works in several areas of the police department including the jail; processes the entry and release of persons in custody including preparing booking reports and release forms, fingerprinting, photographing, and safeguarding entrusted property; prepares reports that do not require the presence of a sworn officer; enforces parking violations; impound vehicles; and perform other related duties as assigned. Examples of Duties The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the class. Receives, books, photographs, searches, fingerprints, and completes records checks of incoming prisoners.Obtains personal history and medical information from prisoners and completes the necessary documents for booking.Feeds prisoners and inventories, books, stores, and releases property to owners and other authorized personnel.Maintains physical control of prisoners using minimal restraint and control techniques.Assumes responsibility for the welfare and safety of all prisoners within the city jail facility; performs security, safety, and health check of persons and the facility.Coordinates visiting procedures including those between prisoners and bail bondsmen, attorneys, and any other approved visitors.May administer tests to determine impairment.Oversees maintenance and cleanliness of the jail facility.Releases prisoners by issuing citations, receiving bail/bond or transportation to the county jail facility as well as other designated custodial facilities such as state prison, pletes all booking paperwork in writing or by inputting data into a computer system.Patrols an assigned area on foot or by vehicle to enforce parking regulations.Issues citations for various parking violations and marks parked vehicles for time restricted vehicle.Locates, marks, and arranges for the storage of abandoned vehicles, illegally parked vehicle or vehicles to be stored / impounded as a result of arrest.Performs various clerical duties as assigned.Performs front desk duties; which may include receiving and responding to community inquiries regarding criminal, civil, and traffic problems, as well as miscellaneous incidents; and assists the public by answering questions and referring appropriate problems to other personnel or referral agencies when appropriate.Patrols an assigned area on foot or in a vehicle to take "cold" crime reports, incident, traffic collision, and other miscellaneous police reports.May speak at City-sponsored functions to describe parking and street sweeping ordinances and requirements. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of general knowledge of the criminal justice system, laws relating to city jail / temporary holding facility regulations under California and Federal law, laws relating to criminal, traffic, and parking as described under the California Penal Code, Placentia Municipal Codes, and State Vehicle Code; departmental policies and procedures related to traffic investigation and traffic control; geography of the City; report presentation; correct English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar; supervisory and training principles and practices. Ability to understand, interpret, and apply the policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs and functions including criminal, traffic and parking laws, and city regulations; obtain information through interviews and observation; prepare accurate reports and conduct follow-up investigations; establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work; remain calm and act effectively in emergency or stressful situations; communicate effectively orally and in writing; obtain information through interview and observation; conduct statistical analysis and research; analyze traffic records and accident information; prepare a variety of reports, and other documentation; interact effectively with law enforcement staff and the general public; operate computer hardware and word processing, spreadsheet, and related software applications programs. A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from high school or GED equivalent, supplemented by college-level course work in law enforcement, business administration, public administration or a closely related field; one year of parking enforcement experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Supplemental Information Selection Process: Complete employment applications must be submitted through NeoGov at .Applications may be accompanied by a resume describing experience, education, and training in relation to the requirements of the position, however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City employment application.All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The list is valid for up to one year unless exhausted accordance with California Government Code Section 3100, City of Placentia employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to protect the health, safety, lives, and property of the people of the State.The City of Placentia is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, political or religious affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, other non-job related physical or mental disability, medical condition, or other functional limitation in employment or the provision of service. The City is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with qualified disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations to complete the employment application and/or participate in the testing process, please contact the Human Resources Office at (714) 993-8141 prior to the filing deadline. We will attempt to reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request.To make sure that our emails are not filtered into your "junk" or "bulk" folder, please add to your list of trusted senders. Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communication through U.S. mail.Visit for a complete class specification program.

Keywords: City of Placentia, Placentia , Police, Other , Placentia, California

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