SAN FERNANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT
910 FIRST STREET
SAN FERNANDO, CALIFORNIA 91340
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Updated: February 15, 2022
Position Title: Police Officer - Entry
San Fernando Police Department is building an eligibility list for Entry 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 and upload it into your candidate profile on National Testing Network https://ci.san-fernando.ca.us/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/PER-003.3-Application-Employment-3-2021.pdf
Salary Information: $6,407 per month (entry level)
Benefit Information: City covers full cost of Medical insurance not to exceed cost of CALPERS 3rd most expensive plan for LA Region. Includes full cost for dental and vision. $50,000 Basic life, AD&D provided. Additional coverage available for purchase. Retirement 2.7% at age 57, City pays 50% of total normal costs. 96 hours sick leave annual, paid equivalent 96 hours holiday pay annually, 3/12 schedule, vacation 90 hours per year for years 1-4, 135 hours for years 5-14, 180 hours for 15 years or more. $800 annual uniform allowance, $100 bilingual monthly pay, Certificate/Degree Incentive pay, Longevity pay.
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
Additional Requirements: Require residence in close proximity to City to allow for response when emergency exists as a defined Emergency Service Worker.
Hiring Process: For entry level, successfully complete NTN or PELLETB Test (42 minimum score), complete Physical Ability Test (PAT), oral interview, background, polygraph, psychological examination, medical examination.