THE CITY HAS A JOB FOR YOU

700 EAST TEMPLE STREET - ROOM 100
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90012
(213) 847-9240
Please call the above telephone number to have an application mailed to you
24 HR. JOB LINE (213) 847-9424
TDD (213) 847-9267

DETENTION OFFICER
 

(Class Code: 3211)

NEW! NOTE: You can apply for this job from Tuesday, April 22, 2003 using an Online Application. NEW!

MONTHLY SALARY THE DUTIES

THE REQUIREMENTS

  1. Achievement of a passing score on the QUALIFYING WRITTEN TEST.
  2. Submission of a completed PRELIMINARY BACKGROUND QUESTIONNAIRE (PBQ) Click Here.
  3. Graduation from high school or the equivalent as established by the G.E.D. test is desired but not required.
HOW TO APPLY
APPLICATION DEADLINE SELECTION PROCESS

NOTES:
  1. As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities.
  2. Applications are accepted subject to review to ensure that minimum qualifications are met. Candidates may be disqualified at anytime it is determined that they do not possess the minimum qualifications stated on this bulletin.
  3. This examination is based on a content validation study, and as provided by Civil Service Commission Rule 4.20, the written test will not be subject to candidate inspection.
  4. A final average score of 70% is required to be placed on the eligible list.
  5. You may take this examination once a year (365 calendar days). Your name may be removed from the eligible list after six months.
  6. Possession of a valid California driver's license may be required prior to appointment.
  7. Candidates who are hired must attend an appropriate Jail Procedures School as determined by the Los Angeles Police Department. The school will include an academic curriculum, physical fitness, and training in defense tactics and control holds for use on especially combative arrestees. Failure to successfully complete this course may result in termination.

THIS EXAMINATION IS TO BE GIVEN ONLY ON AN OPEN COMPETITIVE BASIS

Class Code 3211. . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 03-28-03

NOTICE: If you receive and accept an offer of employment to a regular position with the City of Los Angeles, your employee benefit coverage (including health and dental coverage as well as life insurance) will commence approximately six weeks after your original regular appointment. Not all positions in the City receive benefit coverage; you should inquire regarding the availability of employee benefits prior to accepting a position.

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

The City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, creed, color, ancestry, medical condition (cancer), and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Any applicant or employee who believes that they have been discriminated against are encouraged to contact the Office of Discrimination Complaint Resolution at (213) 485-8250.

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