SANTA ANA POLICE DEPARTMENT
60 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA
SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA 92701
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Updated: July 17, 2019
Job Classification: Correctional Services Officer Part-Time (Bilingual and Non-Bilingual)
The city of Santa Ana is currently building an eligibility list for Correctional Services Officer Part-Time (Bilingual and Non-Bilingual) positions. To be considered for this position, all candidates are required to submit a department application, located here, as well as complete the REACT Corrections exam through National Testing Network.Salary Information: $20.01 - $24.32 Hourly (Salary does not include bilingual pay)Benefits Information: For an extensive list of employee benefits, please visit https://www.santa-ana.org/hr/employee-benefits Department Overview: The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitudes, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a PASSION for public service. Having the best employees provides the best service to the community.
At the Santa Ana Police Department, our commitment to service is simple: we strive to enhance the quality of life by employing Community Oriented Policing with Traditional Policing efforts for the betterment of everyone in our community. This approach requires members of the Santa Ana Police Department to be men and women of great character with selfless compassion and empathy in service.We are looking for strong applicants who will support the mission of the Santa Ana Police Department with a lifelong commitment in service to others, focused on servant leadership.City Information: Santa Ana, Orange CountyPopulation: 334,217
This is a part-time position. The incumbent(s) will work up to 20 hours per week. Work schedule is to be determined and open for discussion. This recruitment is open until further notice. Therefore, it can close at any given time and without notice. You are encouraged to apply immediately!
Under general supervision of full-time staff, performs duties related to booking, monitoring and maintaining order among inmates in a direct supervision jail facility.
This part-time classification is distinguished by the need to exercise independent judgment and initiative in the performance of duties within specific areas of responsibility in a Type II jail facility that uses a "direct supervision" inmate management philosophy. Incumbents will work independently under the indirect supervision of designated full-time jail or police department personnel.
The Correctional Services Officer (Part-Time) position may be dependent upon funding by the US Marshal Services or other funding sources. If this funding source discontinues, the position may be deleted from the budget
CalPERS (CA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM) retired annuitants are not eligible for this position. Bilingual fluency is not required at this time. Applicants interested in receiving bilingual pay, which is an additional $0.73/hour, must be fluent in both English and any one of the following languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Samoan, Hmong, Korean, or Cambodian.
Sufficient training, education, and/or experience to demonstrate the skills and abilities listed below; successful completion of pre-employment process including comprehensive background investigation with no felony convictions; 18 years of age at the time of application.
Skill in: Exercising safe and effective physical restraint tactics; basic typing and computer use.
Ability to: Maintain security, control and custody of inmates; provide clear and direct instructions on rules, regulations and procedures; interact with people of varied social, economic and cultural backgrounds; develop and maintain accurate records and prepare thorough but concise reports: utilize various management information systems and automation tools to maintain and access information and electronic communications via desktop computer systems and computer networks; make decisions on effective courses of action in emergency situations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; work effectively under minimal supervision.
Special Requirements: Must be willing and able to work evenings, holidays, and weekends. Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C driver's license as a condition of employment.
Candidates will be required to attend and successfully complete an eight-week correctional officer training academy. Attendance dates are to be determined.
Tattoo Policy: Tattoos shall not be visible while employees are on-duty. If you have any visible tattoos on or behind the ear, on the hands or fingers, on the neck or head that cannot be covered by a standard collared uniform shirt, you do not meet our tattoo policy and you will not be able to continue in the selection process. If you have any questions regarding the tattoo policy, please contact Background Unit Supervisor, Corporal Pedro Duran via e-mail at PDuran@santa-ana.org.
Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To:
All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online, as well as complete the supplemental questionnaire. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application.
Applications, as well as responses to the supplemental questionnaire, will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department and Police Department. A Personal History Statement and Background Investigative Questionnaire, completed by candidates prior to the end of the selection process, will also be reviewed by the Police Department. Applicants that possess the most pertinent qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which includes the following components (may be administered/scored in a different order than what is listed below):