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Police Officer - 90104447 - Sacramento

Sacramento, CA 95814
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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Performs general police duties, processes and operations for the protection of life and property and enforces federal, state and local laws, prevents crime and preserves peace in a railroad surface transportation environment. (Position may be located in Oakland, Stockton, or Sacramento, CA.)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Responsible for the safety and protection of all persons, including passengers, employees and property.
Performs patrol duties on foot and in a police vehicle for prolonged periods of time.
Performs security and safety activities at incidents, including, but not limited to, derailments, floods, fires, hazardous material incidents, special trains, and company functions involving railroad property and responsibility.
Responds to call for service and assistance, identifies hazards and takes proactive steps to resolve problems.
Arrests and detains offenders, conducts thorough preliminary and follow-up investigations to solve crimes and reduce criminal opportunities, conducts searches and seizures and serves warrants.
Effectively deals with individuals under various circumstances to resolve disputes and neutralize hostilities, mediates disputes; assists individuals who are sick and need assistance, administers first aid when necessary.
Maintains proficiency and safely operates police equipment, including vehicles, computers and weapons, including a firearm.
Communicates verbally in person and by radio; presents testimony and evidence in administrative, civil and criminal proceedings; maintains open line of communications with law enforcement and criminal justice agencies, internal and external partners, as necessary or when directed.
Records information and prepares a variety of detailed reports with clearly organized thoughts and conclusions.
Reads, interprets and applies federal, state and local laws and regulations, railroad and department policies and procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be currently attending a California P.O.S.T. certified Police Academy or have graduated from a California P.O.S.T. certified academy within the last three years. Attach a valid Police Academy Certificate. Active and recently retired California Police Officers are encouraged to apply.
Must be a United States citizen or have the ability to work in the United States.
Must be 21 years of age.
Must possess a valid drivers license at time of appointment.
Must be able to pass all components of the police application process, including:
a written examination, a physical agility test meeting the following standards: Bench Press: 57% of applicants weight; Illinois Agility run: 20.6 seconds; 300 meter run: 92 seconds; push ups: 12; and 1.5 mile run: 19:45 minutes; a job related physical examination; a psychological examination and an in-depth background investigation.
Ability to obtain a railroad police commission from the State of California.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Seeking laterals. Must possess a valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate upon appointment. Minimum of one-year experience as a full-time, sworn officer with a California police or sheriffs department and have passed a probationary period are required. Attach current California Basic Certificate with resume.
An Associate degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university.
Current California P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training) Basic Certificate or higher.
Ability to obtain a railroad police commission from the State of California


COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requisition ID:64781
Posting Location(s):California
Job Family/Function:Safety & Security
Relocation Offered:No
Travel Requirements:None

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.


All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing.Marijuana,notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession ofmarijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage ofmarijuanawillnotbe qualified for hire.We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Safety & Security|| No Additional

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Posted: 2021-07-19 Expires: 2021-08-18

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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