ABOUT THE POSITION
The City of Gilroy is recruiting for two full-time Community Services Officers. The Gilroy Police Department is located 28 miles south of San Jose, in Santa Clara County, and serves a diverse population of approximately 60,000 residents. The Mission of the Gilroy Police Department is: Providing excellent public safety services in partnership with the community. This recruitment process and eligibility list may be used to fill two (2) openings and may be used over the next year to fill additional future openings should they become available.
Under the general direction of a Police Sergeant, the Community Services Officer (CSO) will provide general assistance to the operations and support services divisions. Incumbents in this job classification may be assigned to work in a specialized unit. Assignments may include but are not limited to the following: patrol operations, animal control, crime prevention, volunteer program, graffiti abatement, and neighborhood outreach and revitalization services. Employees assigned to work in the Patrol unit may also assist with traffic services and enforce State and local parking ordinances, process citations issued, and perform other traffic-related services.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL
If you are interested in pursuing this exciting career opportunity please attach and submit the following required items with your NEOGOV application:
City Application Form – Candidates must complete the NEOGOV City of Gilroy application form for this position and submit online. Please prepare attachments prior to completion of the NEOGOV application as incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Apply Online: Go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofgilroy. You can apply online by clicking on the job title you are interested in and clicking on the "Apply" link. After viewing the Job Description, click the 'Apply' tab. If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can import your resume from LinkedIn, upload it from a saved document on your computer, or manually enter your personal information. This application will be saved and used to apply for future job openings.
Recruitment Schedule – Key Dates*
(*Note: The examination process/schedule may be changed as needed by the City.)
Only complete application packets will be reviewed. Only the most qualified applicants with the most relevant experience and education will be invited to continue in the selection process. In addition, final candidates for the position are required to pass an employment background check, State of California Department of Justice criminal records check, medical evaluation, and drug screen, given at the City's expense, prior to appointment. If special accommodations are necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department right away 408-846-0228.
Attention: Communication regarding your status in this recruitment process will be conducted via e-mail. Be sure to include an e-mail address on the employment application. Applicants are responsible for notifying Human Resources of any changes to an e-mail address and/or other contact information. THE CITY OF GILROY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY.