Company: City of El Monte
Location: el monte
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Summary Please note this is a continuous recruitment. The
first review of applications will be March 31, 2021.
Under immediate supervision, performs a wide variety of non-sworn
duties in the Police Department, including investigations, traffic,
property and evidence, and/or administration; provides general
office support as assigned; and performs related work as
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives immediate supervision from assigned supervisory or
This classification is responsible for performing routine non-sworn
civilian status work in the Police Department. Work is usually
supervised while in progress and fits an established structure or
pattern. Exceptions or changes in procedures are explained in
detail as they arise. Since this class is used as a training class,
employees may have only limited or no directly related work
experience. Essential Functions / Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only)
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind
the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable
accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the
essential functions of the job.
- Learns, understands and applies Department and mandated
applicable laws, ordinances, policies and procedures.
- Provides technical assistance to the public at the front desk
and over the telephone; evaluates and processes disturbance calls,
complaints, and requests for police services; gathers information,
records complaints, and prepares routine crime reports; directs
callers to other departmental personnel or other agencies as
- Prepares and processes a variety of reports, forms, citations,
applications, and permits; types, compiles, and tabulates basic
statistical and financial data; tracks status of cases and
warrants; maintains related files and records.
- Prepares and issues parking citations to vehicles parked
illegally; arranges for the towing and storage or impound of
abandoned vehicles, illegally parked vehicles with expired
licenses, or vehicles in violation of other related laws and
- Directs and controls traffic during special events and peak
- Receives emergency and non-emergency telephone calls from the
public for police, fire, or other services; communicates with
callers to determine the nature of the call and provide appropriate
assistance; maintains composure to ensure that complete and
accurate information is transmitted to public safety and medical
- Receives, classifies, indexes and stores property and evidence
seized and recovered by police personnel, including money,
firearms, narcotics, stolen property, and hazardous materials.
- Assists with field investigations of crime scenes; protects
crime scenes from contamination; takes photographs, and collects
other related property and evidence; examines and processes
evidence on scene and at the Police Department.
- Transports police vehicles to City yard for service.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- General functions of a municipal law enforcement agency.
- Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and
applications related to the work.
- Word processing methods, techniques, and programs.
- Principles of business letter writing.
- Basic principles of record keeping.
- English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and
- Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by
effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City
- Accept supervisory authority.
- Respond to and effectively prioritize multiple phone calls and
other requests for service.
- Obtain, record and retain complete and accurate information
from diverse individuals, including those who are upset, angry or
difficult to understand.
- Maintain professionalism, courtesy and composure at all times
including emergency and high stress situations.
- Learn and understand the organization and operation of the
Department and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned
- Prepare and maintain accurate and precise written documents
such as technical reports, records and correspondence that may
serve as evidence in court.
- Organize, maintain, and update office database and records
- File materials alphabetically, chronologically, and
- Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical
- Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
- Enter and retrieve data from a computer with sufficient speed
and accuracy to perform assigned work.
- Operate modern office equipment, including computer equipment
and word-processing and other software applications programs.
- Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the
telephone, and in writing.
- Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within
general policy guidelines in sensitive situations.
- Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working
relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the
required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical
way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and enrollment
in an accredited two-year or four-year college/university within
six (6) months of employment, in a field applicable to law
To remain employed as a Police Cadet, and at the discretion of the
Chief of Police, the individual must be enrolled in a minimum of
three (3) semester units (or equivalent) and maintain a grade point
average of 2.0 or better.
At the discretion of the Chief of Police, a Police Cadet may remain
employed in such capacity after completion of a four-year
Licenses and Certifications:
- Possession of a valid California Driver's License to be
maintained throughout employment.
Must possess mobility to work in the field and in a standard office
setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, to
operate a motor vehicle and drive on surface streets; vision to
read printed materials, a computer screen, and examine evidence;
and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the
telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent
walking uneven terrain and landscapes when performing parking
enforcement duties. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter,
and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard,
or calculator and to operate parking enforcement related tools and
equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel,
reach, and climb to perform work. Employees must possess the
ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to
Employees partly work in the office and partly in the field and are
occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot
temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards,
mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical
substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff
and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and
enforcing departmental policies and procedures. The principal
duties of this class are performed in a police station environment
with exposure to criminal offenders, mentally ill individuals, and
persons potentially infected with communicable diseases.
E-Verify : The City of El Monte is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify
is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security
Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to
electronically verify the employment eligibility newly hired
employees in the United States.
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