SPECIAL AGENT – LATERAL ENTRY ONLY
The main purpose of the Carrizo Gorge Railroad Police Department is expressed in the Mission
Statement: “Protecting International Commodities with Safety and Values." The Department serves
railroads in San Diego and Imperial Counties by performing law enforcement functions in a thorough
and professional manner. Special Agents are Peace Officers authorized to enforce State and Federal
laws throughout the United States.
Special Agents may be assigned to one or more of the following duties: Patrol, Canine, Investigations,
Federal Task Force, Crossing Accident Reduction Enforcement, Dignitary Protection, and /or other
Enforce laws and regulations.
Conduct investigations and apprehend lawbreakers.
Provide information, advice, and assistance to the public.
Conduct criminal investigations and perform special assignments as directed.
May patrol an assigned area in a police unit, on a Hy-Rail equipped vehicle, on a trains, or on foot.
Answer radio calls and respond to routine and /or emergency calls and complaints.
Search & maintain custody of prisoners.
Prepare written reports and testify in court regarding law enforcement activities and arrests.
Perform fire suppression, Search and Rescue, as well as First Aid.
Graduation from an accredited California Police Academy and /or a Basic POST Certificate. (Include
proof with completed application.)
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a California Class C Driver's License with a safe driving record.
Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment.
Must meet all requirements to be commissioned by the State of California as a Railroad Police Officer.
Must have a minimum 5 years of paid peace officer experience or related specialized experience.
This position is currently closed, To receive information on future openings, please fill in
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Approved Special Agent applicants will be measured on the basis of a Qualifications Appraisal Interview
(weight 100%), which will evaluate the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the applicable position
of. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration for a period of
12 months based on measured scores. Future vacancies will be filled from this list. Highly rated
candidates may be scheduled for a background investigation, psychological examination, CVSA test
and medical examination (including an alcohol & drug screen). Candidates will be required to pass a
Physical Abilities Test.