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City of El Segundo Human Resources Department 350 Main Street El Segundo, CA 90245



$16.26 - $17.08 - $17.93 per hour.

Work Hours:

Average 20 hours per week, but subject to reduction during FY 2010-2011 in accordance with agreed-upon concessions. May be required to work on weekends, holidays, and evenings.


2% at 55 years of age with the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) at single highest earning year (integrated with Social Security). PERS contributions fully paid City. Paid retiree medical insurance, after minimum of five full-time years of service with the City of El Segundo.


Effective 1/1/11, $548.18 per month for employee medical insurance in the Public Employees' Retirement System Health Care Program. Additional medical coverage for eligible family members/dependents is available at employee's cost. Employees required to participate in City's mental health program if in a PERS medical plan.


City pays half of monthly premium toward dental and optical coverage. Employee contributes remaining premium balance toward dental and optical coverage. City pays 50% of monthly premium toward a voluntary $30,000 term life policy.

Holiday Pay:

Five hours for each of twelve (12) fixed holidays and one (1) five hour floating holiday.


Five (5) hours accrued per month.


Sick Leave:

Five (5) hours accrued per month.

$16.26 - $17.93 per hour


Uniform provided with a $240 annual uniform maintenance allowance paid to employee on a quarterly basis.

Tuition Reimbursement: Up to $875 per year for tuition and books Miscellaneous:

Voluntary participation in Credit Union, Deferred Compensation Programs, direct payroll deposit, up to $4,000 interest free Computer Loan Program, voluntary Catastrophic Leave and mandatory Employee Assistance Program participation.

Provisions of this bulletin do not constitute nor guarantee an express or implied contract for employment, and it may be revoked or modified without notice.

invites applications for

(Non-Sworn) Open-Competitive Testing Process

Final Filing Date: Extended to Tuesday, March 1, 2011 6:00 pm The City of El Segundo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EL SEGUNDO El Segundo is a key employment center for high technology industry and headquarters for many companies; DirecTV, DaVita, Mattel Toys, Boeing, Raytheon, Northrop-Grumman, Los Angeles Air Force Base, The Aerospace Corporation, Wyle Labs, and the Chevron Oil Company. An increasingly diversified revenue base supports excellent public services delivered with pride. Located in southwest Los Angeles County, it is adjacent to the Pacific Ocean and borders Los Angeles International Airport. Major thoroughfares into the City are the 105 Century/Glen Anderson and 405 San Diego Freeways. It is a full-service, general law city with Council-Manager form of government. This involves five elected Council Members and a professional City Manager. Its daytime population exceeds 85,000 and its nighttime resident population is approximately 17,000. The City has about 388 full-time equivalent employees and a 2010-11 fiscal year total budget of approximately $110.4 million. THE EL SEGUNDO POLICE DEPARTMENT The department is known for its progressive management and enjoys an excellent reputation as an innovative, professional, and community-oriented law enforcement agency. Development of a state-of-the-art computer-aided communications system and modern police facility are, also, among its many accomplishments. The department has a wide variety of special assignment positions: Motorcycle Officer, Court Officer, Juvenile Officer, D.A.R.E. Officer, School Resources Officer, Investigator, Narcotics Officer, Field Training Officer, Canine Handler, U.S. Customs Task Force, Task Force for Regional Auto Theft Prevention (T.R.A.P.), S.W.A.T. and LA Impact (Los Angeles County-Wide Task Force). POSITION Police Cadets serve as non-sworn police auxiliary personnel working an average of twenty (20) hours per week. May be eligible to work up to 40 hours per week on non-school periods. Under immediate supervision, perform various clerical and beginning level technical support police work. This position is aimed at individuals considering a career in law enforcement. Participants in the Cadet Program gain exposure to, and an understanding of, police work performed in a municipal police department. Cadets may work in this program until 23 years of age. Work may be performed primarily in a field setting under a full range of environmental conditions and/or in a traditional office setting. Cadets may work with and/or in close proximity to chemicals, blood products and various controlled substances. Irregular work assignments, and work on holidays and evenings may be required.

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: <

Clerical tasks in support of the Police Records Bureau including copying, shredding documents, filing and pulling citations and warrants.


Process outgoing and incoming mail for the department.


Interact with public on the telephone and prepare various forms and reports at the police department's front desk.


Issue licenses and perform matron duties as needed.


Assist in the maintenance of police facilities and vehicles.


Assist with inventory tasks and preparation of items for public auction.


Assist with educational and public awareness programs.


Perform fingerprinting of applicants and citizens for identification purposes, as necessary.


Assist in stocking office, storerooms, shooting range and other areas with appropriate equipment, forms, paper and other necessary supplies.


Direct traffic and provide assistance at congested traffic scenes or traffic hazards as assigned.


Issue citations to vehicles in violation of City parking restrictions.

Candidates must meet the following qualification criteria: Must be between 18 and 22 years of age at time of appointment. Must have any combination of education or experience equivalent to the status of High School Senior. If a High School Graduate or equivalent, must be currently enrolled, or scheduled to enroll, in a minimum of 12 college semester units. Incumbents must maintain a minimum "C" average in High School, or maintain a course load of at least 12 college semester units/quarter system equivalent, and maintain a grade "C" minimum. ™ Proportional height to weight. ™ Be physically able to handle the duties of a Police Cadet. Candidates must have the following abilities: To understand and follow verbal and written directions; read, understand and comply with City/Departmental rules, regulations, policies, procedures and laws; maintain accurate records; prepare various reports and forms; learn to operate various types of office equipment; communicate clearly in verbal and written form; establish and maintain effective working relationships, and possess, or have the ability to obtain, a California Class “C” Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record.

APPLICATION, SELECTION, AND TESTING Final Filing Date is Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. Applications must be submitted to the City of El Segundo Human Resources Department, 350 Main Street, El Segundo, CA 90245. Beginning January 4, 2011, City Hall hours will be Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. City application forms and a detailed exam bulletin can be obtained by calling the City’s 24HOUR JOB LINE, (310) 524-2378 or by downloading from our website: Only applicants meeting the City’s minimum qualifications, appearing most qualified, and meeting the El Segundo Police Department’s particular needs will be invited to the examination process. The examination process will consist of a written test (pass/fail) and a structured interview (weighted 100%). Candidates must pass each test phase in order to continue in the testing process. Successful candidates’ names are placed on an eligibility list in rank score order. All job offers are conditional and based upon results of a criminal records check, polygraph exam, extensive personal background investigation, and City-paid medical evaluation (includes drug and alcohol screen). Qualified applicants will be notified by mail of the written test date and location. ALL NEW HIRES MUST PASS A 12-MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD TO ATTAIN PERMANENT STATUS AS A CADET.

Agency Shop: As a condition of employment, classifications in this bargaining unit must elect to join the Association and pay Association dues or pay an agency fee for representation. For further job information contact: City of El Segundo, Human Resources Department 350 Main Street, El Segundo, California 90245

24-HOUR JOB LINE: (310) 524-2378 In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must verify identity and entitlement to work in the United States by providing required documentation. The Human Resources Department will attempt to provide special testing arrangements for persons with legally recognized disabilities. If you feel you have a need for special testing arrangements you must notify the department at the time you submit your employment application. Posted: 1/19/2011

Cadet bulletin 2011  
Cadet bulletin 2011