POLICE OFFICER-RECRUIT

City of Newport Beach, CA - Newport Beach, CA (30+ days ago)


This recruitment may close at any time without advance notice. You are encouraged to apply immediately. You will not be able to submit an application for this position once the recruitment closes. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis.

CANDIDATE ORIENTATION INFORMATION
Click the above link for more detailed information about the Police Officer recruiting process.
Newport Beach Police Department videos
Click the above link to view informational videos on the NBPD hiring process and testing.

DEFINITION: To provide related community services, carry out special assignments, and patrol an assigned area. Works an assigned shift and performs various law enforcement duties including the protection of persons and property, the prevention and investigation of crimes; the apprehension of law violators; resolves community problems; maintains community safety and security; controls traffic flow and enforces State and local traffic regulations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: Receives general direction from a Police Sergeant or an assigned Supervisor.

Essential Duties: Please see online job specification for a more detailed description of specific job duties.
Police Officer Job Specification
Qualifications: Please see online job specification for a more detailed description of specific qualifications.
Police Officer Job Specification

Experience & Training and License/Certificate:
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application must be made using the following procedure.

1. Enter the City website at www.newportbeachca.gov, click on Jobs, click on City Employment Opportunities, locate the Police Officer - Recruit and complete the online application in full, including job history. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of an application. Candidates with incomplete applications will not be able to progress to the Written Test. Click on the following link for help on completing your application 'Online Employment Application Guide'.

2. Submit the electronic application by clicking the accept button.

Emails will be sent to the registered email address for all steps in the recruitment process.
Candidates should always check their email for confirmation of the next step in the process. Phone inquiries will not be accepted.

Those applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation for any portion of the testing process must notify the Human Resources Department at least (5) days in advance of the test.

SELECTION COMPONENTS:
1. Multiple-Choice Written Exam - Pass/Fail - Tentatively scheduled for April 20, 2018.
Highest scores above 70% will advance to the next phase of the testing process which is the Physical Agility Testing (PAT). PLEASE NOTE: The PELLETB exam will NOT be utilized and other agency/POST scores or T-scores will not be accepted.
2. Physical Agility Test (PAT) - Pass/Fail - Tentatively scheduled for April 28, 2018
Top-scoring applicants that pass the Physical Agility Test will be invited to an Oral Interview.
3. Oral Interview - 100% of Overall Score - Tentatively scheduled for May 1-3, 2018.
Candidates will be placed on an eligibility list and may be invited to begin the background process as positions become available. Final selection will be made by the Police Chief according to Civil Service Rules & Regulations. Prior to any offer of employment, a thorough background investigation will be conducted.

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with the first review date of March 1, 2018. The first 250 applications received by this review date that pass the screening process will be invited to the Written Exam tentatively scheduled for Friday, April 20, 2018.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: At the conclusion of the testing process, the top scoring candidates will be placed on an eligible list. Candidates may be invited to begin the background process after the list is approved. Appointments will be made in accordance with Civil Service Rules and Regulations. All candidates will undergo an extensive background process including polygraph, criminal history, credit history, driving record, military history, civil records check, past & current employers, drug & alcohol abuse, education, and reference contacts. Candidates who successfully pass the background investigation may be selected for a position and receive a conditional offer of employment contingent upon psychological and medical examinations by City selected medical professionals.

Newport Beach Police Department videos
Click the above link to view informational videos on the NBPD Hiring Process and Physical Agility Testing (PAT).

CANDIDATE ORIENTATION INFORMATION
Click the above link for more detailed information about the Police Officer recruiting process.