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Police Officer

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

Job Description:

WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE APPLICANTS TO READ THE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION. ____________________________________________________________ TORRANCE POLICE DEPARTMENT A PREMIER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY IN A PREMIER CITY Where Officers care about their community and the community supports its Officers. The Torrance Police Department has been proudly serving the community of Torrance for over 80 years. Known for its low crime rates, the City of Torrance consistently ranks amount the safest cities in the nation! Joining the Torrance Police Department will give you the opportunity to be part of a progressive, professional law enforcement agency that spans an area of 22 square miles and serves more than 147,000 residents. The Torrance Police Department strives to remain at the forefront of policing by providing our officers with the latest in public safety equipment and technology , and by providing our officers with the best law enforcement training available. Additionally, Torrance Police Department has a variety of exciting assignments including:PatrolK-9 Motor DetailSWATDetectivesGang InvestigationsField Training OfficerVice & NarcoticsBackground InvestigatorSchool Resources OfficerDrone Detail During training, Torrance Police Officers are paid $4,319/month plus the City contributes up to $1470.96/month for family health care coverage and a one-time uniform allowance of $850 . Apply today to join a team of Officers that have become nationally recognized experts and teachers in various specialized law enforcement fields!For more information about the Torrance Police Department, click here . QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES Employment Standards Education: High school graduation (A California high school equivalency certificate or GED is acceptable.) License: A valid California Driver's License. Vision: 20/50 corrected to 20/20, each eye. Normal color perception. Age: At least 21 years of age at time of application. Citizenship: Must be United States citizen or resident alien who has applied for citizenship one year prior to filing for position. Physical Requirements: Applicant must be in good physical condition and free from disability or defects. Height and weight must be in proper proportion subject to determination by the City medical examiner. HOW TO APPLY & EXAM PROCESS Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Interested candidates must submit an online application and supplemental questionnaire at . For a full list of 2021 testing dates , click he re . The examination process will consist of the following components: California POST PELLET-B Written Test (Weighted 30%) Panel Interview (Weighted 70%)Physical Agility Test (Qualifying) SUBMITTING POST T-SCORES: The City of Torrance uses the California Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery PELLET-B and will accept scores from other agencies within one year of the written test date. The passing T-score for the City of Torrance is 44.2. Candidates who have taken the POST Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLET-B) examination at another agency and have received a T-score of 44.2 or higher within the last 12 months must attach a copy of their T-score to their employment application. POST allows candidates to test only once in a 30 day period. Applicants may not take the POST written test if taken with another agency within the last 30 days of the City of Torrance scheduled written test. SPECIAL NOTES Applicants may test for this position only once in a six (6) month period. Names of candidates successful in the examination process will be retained on an Eligible List (a list for hire) for a period of three (3) months. Applicants with disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact Human Resources. If you have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact us at (310) 618-2915 no later than five (5) business days before the test date. For further information, click here . Candidates must pass a thorough background investigation to be considered for hire. The background investigation will include job and personal references, arrest records, credit history, use of controlled substances, medical evaluations, and a polygraph. Visit to find out more information about our Community. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract, and any provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.

Keywords: City of Torrance, Torrance , Police Officer, Other , Torrance, California

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