§ 2.48.100  RULE IX: EMPLOYMENT LISTS.
   (A)   Employment lists.  As soon as possible after the completion of an examination, the Personnel Officer shall prepare and keep available an employ-ment list containing the names of eligibles who qualified in the examination.
   (B)   Duration of employment lists.  An employ-ment list shall remain in effect for six months, unless abolished sooner by the Personnel Officer because it contains less than three eligibles. Employment lists may be extended, prior to their expiration, upon the recommendation of the affected department head and with the approval of the Personnel Officer, for additional six-month periods, but in no event shall an employment list remain in effect for more than two years.
   (C)   Reemployment lists.  The names of employees who have been laid off shall be placed on appropriate reemployment lists in reverse order of their dates of layoff.
   (D)   Removal of names from lists.  The name of any person appearing on an employment list shall be removed if the person:
      (1)   Requests that his or her name be removed;
      (2)   Fails to respond to the notice of appointment consideration mailed to his or her last- known address;
      (3)   Made false statements on his or her application or other material submitted in support of his or her qualifications for the position;
      (4)   Fails to appear for work after notifica-tion;
      (5)   Declines appointment and does not request further consideration; or
      (6)   Is on a promotional list and terminates city employment.
   (E)   Alternative recruitment and selection for police officers.  Upon the recommendation of the Chief of Police and concurrence by the Personnel Officer, variations from the standard recruitment in the selection process shall be permitted for the entry-level position classification of police officer. Candi-dates for the following methods of entry must meet the minimum requirements for the classification and entry method and must successfully complete an examination process designed by the Personnel Officer.
      (1)   Lateral entry.  The position of police officer may be filled by lateral entry, providing the applicant possesses a P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate and is currently serving as a sworn officer in the state of California.
      (2)   Pre-service. The position of police officer may be filled by pre-service candidates; providing the applicant has successfully completed the P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Training Course (not to exceed one year from date of application) for a full-time, salaried peace officer as authorized by Cal. Penal Code § 13510 and the training outline in Cal. Penal Code § 832.
      (3)   Reserve peace officer.  The position of police officer may be filled by a reserve peace officer, providing the applicant has successfully completed a P.O.S.T. basic training course as authorized by Cal. Penal Code § 832.6(a)(1), is certified by the Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training as a level one reserve peace officer, possesses a valid P.O.S.T. basic reserve, first-aid, and CPR certificates; and has a minimum of one year of service as a reserve police officer or deputy sheriff with a city or county within the state of California and is serving as such at the time of his or her employment.
      (4)   Police cadet or parks and recreation officer. 
         (a)   The position of police officer may be filled by a police cadet or a parks and recreation officer, providing the applicant has a minimum of six months of service as a police cadet or parks and recreation officer and is employed as such by a city or county within the state of California at the time of his or her employment.
         (b)   A separate eligibility list shall be established for those candidates that quality for the position of police officer under the lateral entry, pre-service, reserve peace officer, or police cadet or parks and recreation officer process.
   (F)   Alternate recruitment and selection for public safety dispatchers. Upon the recommendation of the Chief of Police and concurrence by the Personnel Officer, variations from the standard recruitment and selection process shall be permitted for the entry-level position classification of public safety dispatcher. Candidates for the following methods of entry must meet the minimum require-ments for the classification and entry method and must successfully complete an examination process designed by the Personnel Officer.
      (1)   Lateral entry.  The position of public safety dispatcher may be filled by lateral entry, providing the applicant possesses a P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatcher Course Certificate and has a minimum of one year of service as a full-time, salaried public safety dispatcher with the state of California at the time of his or her employment.
      (2)   Police cadet or police service officer.
         (a)   The position of public safety dispatcher may be filled by a police cadet or a police service officer, providing the applicant has a minimum of two years of service as a police cadet or police service officer and is employed as such by a city or county within the state of California at the time of his or her employment.
         (b)   A separate eligibility list shall be established for those candidates who qualify for the position of public safety dispatcher under the lateral entry or police cadet or police service officer process.
   (G)   Alternate recruitment and selection for fire fighters.  Upon recommendation of the Fire Chief, and concurrence by the Personnel Officer, variations from the standard recruitment in the selection process shall be permitted for the entry level position classification of fire fighter. Candidates for the following methods must meet the minimum requirements for the classification and entry method, and must successfully complete an examination process designed by the Personnel Officer.
      (1)   Lateral entry.  The position of fire fighter may be filled by lateral entry; providing the applicant possesses a California State Fire Fighter I Certificate, is currently certified as an E.M.T.-1 or higher, and has a minimum of one year of service as a full-time, salaried fire fighter within the state of California at the time of his/her employment.
      (2)   Pre-service.  The position of fire fighter may be filled by pre-service candidates; providing the applicant possesses a California State Fire Fighter I Certificate or equivalent, and is currently certified as an E.M.T.-1 or higher, and has a minimum of two years of service as a full-time, salaried fire fighter, with no more than three years interrupted service.
      (3)   Fire fighter cadet. 
         (a)   The position of fire fighter may be filled by a fire cadet; providing the candidate possesses a California State Fire Fighter 1 Certificate, is currently certified as an E.M.T.-1 or higher, has a minimum of six months as an Alhambra Fire Cadet, or a minimum of one year as a volunteer or paid cadet or auxiliary with a city, county or district within the state of California and is serving as such at the time of his/her employment.
         (b)   A separate eligibility list shall be established for those candidates that qualify for the position of fire fighter under the lateral entry, pre-service or fire fighter cadet process.
(‘86 Code, § 2.48.100) (Ord. 3898, passed  - - ; Am. Ord. 4151, passed - - ; Am. Ord. 4197, passed - - ; Am. Ord. 4268, passed 3-28-94; Am. Ord. 4484, passed 8-7-06; Am. Ord. 4735, passed 5-14-18)