Oakland City Attorney.
The Position Exam Number: 18-PS169-05\/MAY 181C The City of Oakland now accepts BOTH the National Testing Network (NTN) and the POST Pellet B written exam passing\u00a0T-scores. We also accept passing scores from the WSTB Physical Agility test given by South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium.\u00a0 Are you socially conscious, do you use good judgment and have integrity? Do you believe in public service, like solving problems and have empathy and compassion? Are you resourceful, committed to service and social concerns? If so, the Oakland Police Department needs you! The ideal candidate will have the education and experience that demonstrates personal motivation, interest in others, and the ability to deal effectively and fairly with residents and co-workers. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will be able to identify problems and resolve them quickly while under pressure, and want to work in a fast-paced, urban environment. The Oakland Police Department (OPD) offers a special opportunity to pursue a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement with one of the largest police departments in California.\u00a0Working as a Police Officer is a very challenging and rewarding career; every day on the job is different. Dealing with a wide variety of people in different situations, Oakland's Police Officers quickly analyze and solve problems and use their excellent \people skills\ to defuse conflict and avoid confrontation whenever possible.\u00a0When a true crisis or emergency occurs, OPD Officers are supported by state-of-the-art equipment, systems, and command leadership. Police Officers patrol the City's commercial, industrial, and residential districts, working closely with the community they serve to preserve the peace and promote public safety.\u00a0They carefully document their activities in written reports and statements, and provide court testimony.\u00a0Officers also investigate crimes such as burglary, robbery, assault, and disturbing the peace, and assist firefighters and emergency medical technicians.\u00a0In this large department, there are many opportunities for officers to gain experience working in areas such as: vice control, traffic enforcement and investigation, narcotics enforcement, youth or community services, recruiting, crime prevention, and criminal investigations. \u00a0 SELECTIVE CERTIFICATION: Some positions may require specific bilingual skills in Spanish, Cantonese, or Mandarin. Candidates for those positions would have to demonstrate the required skills to be selectively certified to the positions. The hiring list established from this recruitment\u00a0will be used to fill regular vacancies as well as those that may require selective certification for bilingual skills. Examples of Duties: (See Above) \u00a0 Minimum Requirements for Application: Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D certificate from within the United States. Age: Applicants must be 21 upon graduation from the academy ; duration of academy is 6 months. Driver's License: Successful incumbents in this job class are expected to operate automotive vehicles in the performance of the assigned duties. Individuals who are appointed to this position will be required to maintain a valid California Driver's License throughout the tenure of their employment. Additional: Applicants may not have any felony convictions or other misdemeanor convictions which would prevent carrying a firearm. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens or legally eligible to work in the U.S and apply for citizenship. \u00a0Candidates may be screened out at any point in the process based on the position requirements.
Oakland City Attorney.
Website : http://www.oaklandcityattorney.org
The Office of the City Attorney provides legal counsel to the City of Oakland, its employees, officers, agencies, boards and commissions. In this capacity, the OCA drafts ordinances, resolutions, contracts and other legal documents requested by city officials and departments, reviews the form and legality of all city contracts and represents the city in litigation matters.