Community Service Officer I

SALARY: $4,382 to $5,652 per month, plus benefits
DEADLINE TO APPLY:  Friday, August 17, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
Applications are accepted online at

A Community Service Officer I is a civilian para-professional employed by the Police Department to perform a variety of tasks in the police facility and in the community.  These tasks are not hazardous and require no investigative follow up. Typical tasks and responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting citizens at the police center;
  • Fingerprinting citizens;
  • Photography work;
  • Assisting with records;
  • Taking of non‑investigative reports;
  • Citation verifications;
  • Ordering supplies;
  • Transportation, mail and court runs;
  • Traffic direction;
  • Assisting with evidence processing;
  • Scheduling vehicle maintenance and maintaining vehicle service records;
  • Part‑time dispatching;
  • Answering telephones including emergency lines;
  • Parking enforcement;
  • Vacation house checks;
  • Assisting officers in witness and/or crime scene searches;
  • Assisting crime prevention unit and other duties as assigned.

A CSO will be assigned to work a 12- hour shift including nights, weekends and holidays.  

For additional information, including qualifications, benefit information, selection criteria and how to apply, view the Job Announcement or contact the Human Resources Department (925) 671-5293.