Business Line & General Information: 818-238-3333
Non-Emergency, Police Response: 818-238-3000
Emergencies: 911



Under general supervision, learns and performs a variety of tasks in the law enforcement field and does related work.


Takes reports; assists in investigations; collects, transports, and books evidence, found property and property for safekeeping or destruction; assists in non-criminal transportations; conducts building and museum tours; operates City vehicle in compliance with all laws and regulations; stores, moves, and inventories various property and equipment; learns and enters data and makes inquiries of various computer information systems; interacts with citizens and with law enforcement personnel from various agencies; answers telephones, does filing and other clerical duties; attends educational courses and classes as required; adheres to departmental orders and directives; maintains a high level of integrity and ethics, and confidentiality of privileged information; works overtime with little or no notice.


High school diploma or equivalent.

License & Certificates:
Valid California Class “C” Driver’s License at time of appointment.

Special Conditions & Qualifications:
At least 18 years of age at time of appointment and be a United States citizen or a permanent resident alien and has applied for citizenship by the time of appointment. Be a full time student at an accredited institution achieving 24 units in an academic year while maintaining a 2.5 Grade Point Average each semester or quarter; required to reside within 45 miles of the City so that they can report to work within one hour. NOTE: This classification is a trainee level position intended to introduce the incumbent to a variety of law enforcement careers through practical experience. Therefore, appointments to this classification are for a maximum of three years.

Employment Standards:
Knowledge of police standards of conduct. Skill in speaking, reading and writing English; writing clear and accurate reports; reading, comprehending, and applying departmental policies, rules, regulations, codes, and other police literature; responding appropriately to citizen inquiries; safely operating a motor vehicle. Ability to conduct self in a professional manner in accordance with the standards of the Burbank Police Department; learn and perform a wide variety of new tasks, analyze situations and take effective course of action; remember names, faces, and details of incidents; understand and follow written and oral instructions; operate office equipment, including computers; work varying shifts and assignments; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.

Business Line & General Information: 818-238-3333
Non-Emergency, Police Response: 818-238-3000
Emergencies: 911
200 North Third St., Burbank, CA 91502
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