Career Opportunities



Citizen on Patrol

Job Code: 91
Salary Range: Non-paid

Volunteer position


Description

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The City of Coalinga Police Department is currently seeking highly motivated individuals to join the elite Citizens on Patrol Program.

Basic Function:

Individuals who are qualified and selected will have the opportunity to join a special team of citizen volunteers who will assist in a variety of meaningful ways while patrolling the streets in specially marked patrol vehicles, in uniform as non-sworn community volunteers.

Representative Duties:

 Patrol an assigned area

  • Assist in the direction of traffic at crash scenes
  • Assist disabled motorists
  • Assist in the completion of department related forms/reports
  • Check abandoned vehicles
  • Perform area checks
  • Perform citizen welfare checks
  • Watch for disturbances and suspicious activities

Knowledge, Skills and

Abilities:

Knowledge of:  Effective communication techniques; community resources; map reading and comprehension.

Skill and Ability to:  Work with minimal supervision; operate radio and equipment; Analyze situations accurately and make quick decisions during emergencies; remember details, and think clearly; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships; speak and enunciate clearly; possess competent written/verbal English skills; listen and articulate radio transmissions.

Education and Experience:

Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must possess a valid California State Drivers License, Class C with a clean DMV record and must be insurable under the City’s insurance policy without the City incurring any additional premiums or costs.

The selected applicant(s) will be required to undergo and pass a background check and a drug test.

Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien.

Required Material:

  1. City of Coalinga Employment Application

 

Application Deadline:

 None Applicable.

Contact Information:

 

Officer Simon Sauceda

COP Dawn Kahikina

Coalinga Police Department

270 N. Sixth Street

Coalinga, CA 93210

(559) 935-1525

         

           OR

 

City of Coalinga

Human Resources Office

155 West Durian Avenue

Coalinga, CA  93210

(559) 935-1533 ext 199/114

hr@coalinga.com

www.coalinga.com

 

Notes:

 

Minimum Qualifications and required material must be met/received by the last day of the filing period.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure that all required material has been received.

Faxed applications will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

The City of Coalinga is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, pregnancy, age, disability, or covered veteran’s status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.

 

Required Material: Employment Application
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Minimum Qualifications and required material must be met/received by the last day of the filing period. It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure that all required material has been received.

Faxed applications will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will be not be accepted.

The City of Coalinga is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, pregnancy, age, disability, or covered veteran’s status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.

All communication and correspondence from the City of Coalinga will be sent to the applicant via electronic communication to the email address provided by the applicant on the submitted employment application.





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