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Police Officer I

Ventura, California



Ventura County

Community College District

255 W. Stanley Avenue, Suite 150

Ventura, CA 93001

Phone: 805-652-5500  




Starting Salary: $3,832 - $4,269 


Application Deadline: 8/12/07





Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any combination equivalent to high school graduate or have passed the General Educational Development Test, or

  • Have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university

  • Possess a current valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy certificate 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess a current valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy certificate


Licenses or other Requirements:

  • Valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy certificate

  • Undergo and pass a physical agility test

  • Obtain valid California driver's license upon employment

  • Valid First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificates

  • Meet requirements of California Government Code Sections 1029, 1030, 1031 et seq.

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien eligible for and who has applied for such citizenship

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Undergo and pass a subjective background investigation to determine if the candidate meets department standards

  • Upon receiving conditional offer of employment, pass a medical and psychological examination and meet department standards thereof

  • Successfully complete department field training

  • Undergo and pass polygraph examination 


Required Selection Process:



In completing the application and the supplemental questionnaire (if required), outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops) and experience. Application materials will be screened by a committee of subject matter experts, who will recommend candidates for participation in the oral examination process. Appearance before the oral examination board will be limited to the candidates with the highest written and/or screening scores.



Upon completion of the examination, the open/promotional eligibility list will be compiled by combining the screening score, oral score, and applicable seniority and veteran's credits, if any. The candidates will be ranked according to their total score on the eligibility list. Certification will be made from the highest three ranks of the open/promotional eligibility list. This eligibility list will be used to fill the current vacancies up to one year from the date of the oral examination.



The candidate selected will be recommended by the Chancellor to the Governing Board for final approval.



All appointments made from eligibility lists for initial appointment or for promotion shall be probationary for a period of six months.



Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process. 



Salary Range:


$3,832.00 - $5,286.00



Special Instructions to Applicants:




Written Examination, Weighted 40%

Oral Examination, Weighted 60%



Date: Thursday, August 16, 2007 Time: 3:00 pm

Place: Ventura County Community College District

255 W. Stanley Avenue, Suite 150

Ventura, CA 93001


No further notice will be given once the application is on file. Attach a copy of your California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate. Examination dates/location may be subject to change. All applicants will be notified of any changes. A valid photo identification must be presented to gain entrance to the examination. Calculators will be provided. 



Starting Salary:


$3,832.00 - $4,269.00


New employees may request salary placement above step one based on directly related experience which exceeds the minimum qualifications for the classification. Advanced salary placement must be requested at the time of offer and is subject to verification of qualifying experience and applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements and/or Personnel Commission Rules.       



To request more information about the position visit:








District Administration Center

255 W. Stanley Avenue, Suite 150

Ventura, CA 93001




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