FREMONT POLICE DEPARTMENT, CITY OF
2000 Stevenson Boulevard
FREMONT, CALIFORNIA 94537
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Updated: October 29, 2019
Job Classification: Detention Officer
Testing for this position requires an invitation from the City of Fremont. Candidates who have submitted an online application through the City of Fremont’s website, meet the minimum qualifications and have been invited to take the written exam by the City of Fremont will be considered. Scores received from NTN without a completed application and invitation will not be considered.
Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.In compliance with the California Board of State and Community Corrections, Title 15, Division 1, the City of Fremont is required to maintain a specific ratio of male and female detention officers. This recruitment will be used to fill an immediate female and a male vacancy. Salary Information: $62,483 - $75,937 annually
Written Exam Process: Candidates who have submitted an online application through the City of Fremont’s website, meet minimum qualifications and have been selected/invited to take the written exam by the City of Fremont will be considered. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.The National Testing Network offers the detention officer written exam at various locations and dates. At the location of your choice, you must complete the written exam no later than 9 AM on July 16, 2018. Exams received after this date and time will not be considered. There is a fee to take the written exam. If you have taken the exam within the last 12 months, have NTN forward your scores to the City of Fremont.Benefit Information: The City of Fremont offers a diverse benefits package to better your work-life balance as a Police Officer. We have been awarded the Gold Achievement for a Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association. This position is represented by Teamsters Local 856. The probationary period is 12 months. Refer to CalPERS website for complete definitions of Classic and New employees, www.calpers.ca.gov. The benefits include, but are not limited to the following highlights:-CalPERS retirement plan. Classic Employees—2.0% at 60; New Employees—2.0% at 62; required PERS contribution vary by plan. All required contributions are tax-deferred-12 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday and 192 annual leave hours-Cafeteria Benefits Plan for employees including medical, dental and vision plans through ----Teamsters Local 856 Health & Welfare Trust. Health, Child Care, and commuter expenses -can be paid pre-tax-City paid life and long term disability insurance-Comprehensive wellness programContact Information:Stephanie FigueroaHuman ResourcesSfigueroa@fremont.govDepartment Overview: We value dedication, integrity, and professionalism. These characteristics are the framework for our mission and vision. They are the foundation of how we carry out our duties and responsibilities. With daily opportunities to serve, you will never have to search your life for meaning. The Department is dedicated to investing in providing opportunities for career growth. Our people are dedicated to personal and professional growth, and the people we serve. We have a culture of continuous improvement in our practices, policies, and the technology we use. City Information: Fremont is a well-managed and innovative city, and has recently generated national attention by ranking second on the “Best Run City in America” list by 24/7 Wall Street, and America’s third “Sharpest, Smartest City” by Reader’s Digest. Located in the heart of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, Fremont prides itself on innovation, green technology, a low crime rate, great schools, a low unemployment rate, quality parks, and nearby open space, and an incredibly diverse population of over 235,439 residents. As a full-service city, Fremont employs over 937 regular employees and has a General Fund budget of $205.7 million for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid CALIFORNIA State Driver's License: Yes, Possession of a Class C California driver's license at the time of appointment and satisfactory driving record is required. Failure to possess or maintain the valid required license shall result in discipline up to and including termination of employment.
Prior Experience: Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge and skills necessary for satisfactory job performance would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skills would be Graduation from an accredited high school (GED or CHSPE may be substituted for a high school diploma) and some public contact experience.