Detention Officer - City of Fremont

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Detention Officer The City of Fremont is accepting applications to create an employment list for the full-time and regular position of Detention Officer in the Fremont Police Department. In compliance with the California Board of State and Community Corrections, Title 15, Division 1, the City of Fremont will fill any future vacancies with female candidates for the life of the employment list.


Filing Date

$58,896—$71,578 Annually

First review of applications: November 18, 2016

About Us Fremont is a well-managed and innovative city, and has recently generated national attention by placing in Money Magazine’s top 50 “Best Places to Live 2016” in the country, and ranking 4th on the “Most Family Friendly” list of California cities by Estately. Located in the heart of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, Fremont prides itself on innovation, green technology, a low crime rate, great schools, a low unemployment rate, quality parks and nearby open space, and an incredibly diverse population of over 229,324 residents. As a full service city, Fremont employs over 901 regular employees and has a General Fund budget of $183.1 million for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Fremont is an employer that values its people, creativity, quality service, integrity, open communication, collaboration, mutual respect, and diversity. Employees find their work challenging, yet rewarding, and most importantly, enjoy the chance to make a difference through public service. Think Fremont!

The Position The Detention Office will perform technical support duties in the police department prisoner detention work. The successful candidate will join a highly trained professional staff in ensuring a safe and secure environment for prisoners while safeguarding their constitutional rights and the rights of others. The incumbent must be willing and able to work rotating shifts and irregular duty assignments; interest in law enforcement work, satisfactory record as a law abiding citizen; poise; alertness; keenness of observation; firmness; tact; reliability; good judgment; and a state of physical and mental health consistent with the ability to perform assigned duties. Visit our website to see the complete job specification.

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Searches and books prisoners Takes fingerprints and photographs Takes custody of prisoner's property and issues property receipts Instructs prisoners in detention procedures, including telephone call rights Maintains safe and effective custody of prisoners Keeps and completes a variety of records and reports Enters and receives a variety of information from law enforcement computer information networks. Receives bail money Releases prisoners when and as authorized and completes related records Observes prisoners for medical symptoms and initiates action to provide medical care when necessary Ensures that prisoners are properly fed, clothed and otherwise cared for Performs a variety of other duties in support of the police department detention functions

Benefits The City of Fremont offers a diverse benefits package to better your work-life balance. The benefits include, but are not limited to the following highlights:

 CalPERS retirement plan. Classic Employees—2.0% at 60; New Employees—2.0% at 62; required PERS contribution vary by plan. All required contributions are tax deferred

 12 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday and 192 annual leave hours  Cafeteria Benefit Plan for employees including medical, dental and vision plans through Teamsters Local 856 Health & Welfare Trust. Health, Child Care, and commuter expenses can be paid pre-tax

 City paid life and long term disability insurance  Comprehensive wellness program This position is represented by Teamsters Local 856. The probationary period is 12 months. Refer to CalPERS website for complete definitions of Classic and New employees, Visit our website to see our compl