SAN FERNANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT
910 FIRST STREET
SAN FERNANDO, CALIFORNIA 91340
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Updated: January 10, 2022
Position Title: Police Officer - Lateral
San Fernando Police Department is building an eligibility list for Lateral Police Officer. All applicants must complete the FrontLine National exam through National Testing Network.
All applicants must complete the Public Safety Self Assessment (PSSA) located in your candidate profile on National Testing Network.
All applicants must complete a department application located here: https://ci.san-fernando.ca.us/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/PER-003.3-Application-Employment-3-2021.pdf
Salary Information: $6,407-7,938 monthly
Benefit Information: For Classic Members 3%@55, CALPERS retirement, City pays 50% of normal cost, Medical Insurance paid in full by City not to exceed the premium for the 3rd highest plan offered by CalPERS for the LA Region. Sick leave 96 hours per year up to 800 maximum accrual, partial payment above 800 accrued, pay equivalent to and in lieu of 96 hours holiday pay, 3/12 schedule, vacation pay 90 hours per year for years 1-4, 135 hours for years 5-15 and 180 hours 15 years and after per year. $800 annual uniform allowance, $100 bilingual pay, POST Intermediate Certificate Pay 4%, Advanced Certificate Pay 4%, Supervisor Certificate pay 2.5%. Longevity pay after 5 years (effective 7/1/23) 5% after 5 years, 7.5% after 10 years, 10% after 10 years.
Candidate Contact Person:CJ ChiassonSergeant818email@example.com
Department Overview: The City of San Fernando is nestled near the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains just 23 miles north of downtown. The City and its residents greatly value its police department and have a long history of a strong partnership towards providing the highest standard of service towards the highest quality of life. The community support and partnership is unmatched by any of the other surrounding Cities and the City is financially strong. San Fernando was the first City of the San Fernando Valley and was incorporated in 1911. The police department offers a small, intimate family environment with 35 sworn personnel, 16 professional staff and 18 sworn reserve police officers. We offer special assignments such as Detectives, K-9, School Resource Officer, Field Training Officer and others.
City/County/Area Information: San Fernando, Los Angeles County/Northeast portion of the San Fernando Valley
Citizenship Required: Required at least One year prior to application
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid CALIFORNIA Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: 20/80 uncorrected, correctable to 20/20, normal color and peripheral vision per POST guidelines
Academy Certification: BASIC POST Certificate
Prior Experience: California Peace Officer
Additional Requirements: Require residence in close proximity to City to allow for response when emergency exists as a defined Emergency Service Worker.
Hiring Process: Hiring Process For lateral with POST Basic Certificate, oral interview, background, polygraph, psychological examination, medical examination. PELLETB, PAT not required.