|REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS |
Knowledge of : Police methods and procedures including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation and identification techniques and equipment and police records and reports; departmental rules and regulations; criminal law with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, including rules of evidence pertaining to search and seizure, and the preservation and presentation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases; principles and practices of supervision and training.
Ability to : Supervise, schedule and train subordinates; gather, assemble, analyze, evaluate, and use facts and evidence; analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action; interpret and apply laws and regulations; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; use and care of firearms; demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory.
Experience : Four years of experience as a full-time, sworn law enforcement officer.
Education/Certificates : Possess sixty college units in police science or closely related field or have 40 college units and be able to complete 60 units within one year of appointment. Possess an Intermediate POST Certificate or qualify for an Intermediate Certificate within one year of appointment.
Licenses : Valid Class C California Driver's License in conformance with Town employee driving standards.
Physical Standards : Must be free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition which might adversely affect the exercise of police officer powers as stated in California Government Code Section 1031.