Reserve Academy

OXNARD POLICE OFFICER RESERVE ACADEMY COMPLETED OR CURRENTLY ATTENDING

FILING DEADLINE
APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED ON AN ON GOING BASIS, HOWEVER THEY WILL ONLY BE PROCESSED DURING THE MONTHS OF JANUARY AND AUGUST (to coincide with the Academy semesters).

THE POSITION
Reserve Police Officers in the City of Oxnard while working with regular police officers enjoy the full spectrum of police duties under exceptionally varied conditions that provide the maximum opportunity for personal growth in a challenging profession. Reserve Police Officers perform general law enforcement of traffic regulations, crime prevention and other related work as required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of a POST certified reserve academy within the past 24 months or currently enrolled in a POST certified reserve academy.
  • High school graduate or GED; and 21 years of age.
  • Valid California Driver’s License, and must meet the City of Oxnard’s driving standard of less than three moving violations within the past two years.
  • U.S. Citizenship or applied for within 12 months.
  • Excellent physical condition.

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS -- College education is highly desirable. All reserve officers are encouraged to continue their college education after employment. The ability to speak Spanish is highly desirable.

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
A completed City of Oxnard application and a Certificate of Completion from the reserve academy attended must be filed with the Special Services Unit CSO, Oxnard Police Department, 251 S. “C” Street, Oxnard, CA 93030. A City application may be downloaded from our website at www.ci.oxnard.ca.us. Do not submit a resume with your application.

Applications will be screened. Qualified candidates will be scheduled for an oral interview. Prior to appointment all candidates must pass a comprehensive medical examination based on the Oxnard Medical Standards for entry level Police Officer. A thorough background investigation will be conducted and applicants will be required to undergo a polygraph test, psychological evaluation and medical examination. A Written and/or Physical agility test may be administered at the discretion of the Police Department.

The Employment Application/Disclosure Form is available at the Human Resources Division, 300 West Third Street, First Floor or you can download the Employment Application/Disclosure Form here. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required (see below for free download.)

For additional information, please contact:
Reserve Unit Coordinator(s)
Sgt Cliff Troy
Oxnard Police Department
251 S. “C” Street
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 385-7600
clifftroy@oxnardpd.org

Sgt Tim Lumas
Oxnard Police Department
251 S. “C” Street
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 385-7600
timlumas@oxnardpd.org

NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

E-Mail: personnel@ci.oxnard.ca.us

Related links of interest:
Ventura County Police and Sheriff’s Reserve Academy
Ventura County Community College District
California Reserve Police Officers Association

 

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