Police Officer Recruit/Trainee
Company: Torrance Police Department
Posted on: September 21, 2023
WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE APPLICANTS TO READ THE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT IN
ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR THIS
The City of Torrance recognizes the principles of diversity and
inclusion, and strives to ensure equal opportunities for its
workforce, applicants and community members. If you are a person
who wants to make a difference, give back to your community, and be
a voice for change, apply to the City of Torrance today. -
Apply today -to join a team of Officers that have become
-nationally recognized -experts and teachers in various specialized
law enforcement fields!
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 mission is to preserve public safety
and quality of life within the City of Torrance, to respond
effectively to the changing needs of the community, and to promote
mutual respect between the Police Department and the people we
The -Torrance Police Department -has been proudly serving the
community of Torrance for over 100 years. -Known for its low crime
rates, the City of Torrance consistently ranks among 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 members of the -Torrance Police Department -are wholeheartedly
committed to the goal of keeping our neighborhoods free from crime.
-From the Officers on patrol to the Officers in our schools
teaching children; from the Chief to the newest rookie Officer -
all maintain a strong spirit of commitment and service to the
Torrance community. -In return, the Department enjoys a very high
level of community support. 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.
The -Torrance Police Department -features many specialized details
that play a critical role in the overall effectiveness of the
PatrolK-9Motor DetailSWATDetectivesVice & NarcoticsField Training
OfficerDrone Detail -Background InvestigatorSchool Resource
During the Police Academy, Torrance Police Officer Recruits /
Trainees are paid -$7,280 per month -plus the City contributes up
to -$1470.96 per month -for family health care coverage and a
one-time uniform allowance of -$850.
Upon graduation of the Police Academy, Torrance Police Officers
begin making -$7644 per month.
-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
- 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
- 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 PROCESSApplications are
accepted on a continuous basis. -Interested candidates must submit
an online application and supplemental questionnaire.
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. -
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 prior to the
Candidates must pass each component of the exam process, as well as
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 and psychological evaluations, drug screening and a
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.
City of Torrance Inclusion Statement
The City of Torrance is a welcoming and culturally-rich community.
As a pillar of public service, we strive to be an employer of
choice by attracting and retaining a talented workforce where
people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, religions, and lifestyles
are valued. Our mission is to create an inclusive environment where
our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and
contribute towards making a positive impact.
-The City is an equal opportunity employer and works towards
building collaborative teams from all walks of life without regard
to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry,
disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other
status protected under federal, state and/or local law. Come join
us to help cultivate a workplace that welcomes and celebrates the
diversity of our employees! -PandoLogic. Keywords: Police Officer,
Location: Torrance, CA - 90509
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