RESOLVED, that the proposed amendments to the specifications for the civil service classification of police officer, which were approved by the civil service board on January 15, 2008, and which are filed with the city clerk as Public Document No. _____________, are approved. This classification shall remain subject to the city’s collective bargaining agreement with its police unit employees and compensated at Pay Range 326.
HR JA:rln 1/23/2008
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The job description has been revised to provide more clarity regarding the physical abilities of the position. Providing more specific physical standards enables applicants to determine whether they will qualify for the position, and also aids our occupational medicine physicians in making recommendations for hire. The revised standards for vision and hearing are based on standards used by the FBI and other organizations, which were developed using statistical information and studies performed in various law enforcement environments. There is no change in the rate of pay.