Community Service Officer:
Red Light Camera Enforcement

Under supervision, the Community Service Officer (CSO) performs a wide range of field and office support duties in the patrol and support services divisions within the Marysville Police Department.

Pay range is $12.31 p/hr - $14.97 per hour dependent on qualifications and experience.

This is a specialized, part-time/temporary, non-sworn classification performing a wide variety of technical support duties. The Community Service Officer has no powers of arrest.


To perform varied and routine non-sworn duties with emphasis on the redlight photo enforcement division.

Examples of Duties:

  • Views, evaluates and interprets civil traffic complaints, through the use of various photo enforcement technology.

  • Obtains information on violators from a variety of motor vehicle and criminal databases.

  • Evaluates evidence and database information to identify alleged violators and determine if a violation occurred.

  • Authorizes traffic complaints based on analysis of photo enforcement.

  • Testifies in court regarding relevant photo enforcement.

  • Prepares court packets for photo enforcement cases.

  • Responds to questions from the public regarding civil traffic complaints, citations, and photo enforcement policies.

  • Drives, sets up and operates an automated photo enforcement vehicle and equipment.

  • Acts as a liaison with different courts associated with the Department’s photo enforcement program.
  • Acts as a liaison with representatives from RedFlex.

Experience and Education:

This position requires English language usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar, as well as the ability to learn and apply rules and procedures involved in writing police reports. Applicants must be able to understand and carry out oral and written direction, establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and training may be any combination equivalent to the experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities to perform the job. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid California class C driver’s license. Additional specialized training in criminal justice, forensic science, and modern office technology in a related field is desirable.

If you have questions about this recruitment, please send your email to Lt. Jason Garringer or call the Police Department at (530) 749-3957.

The Marysville Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer and acts in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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