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Police Officers, Deputy Sheriffs & DA Investigators


Marin County SheriffDeputy Sheriffs

  • Lateral ($6,181 – $7,497/Month) Filing: Open & Continuous
  • Academy Grad/Attendee ($5,876 – $6,431/Month) Filing: Open & Continuous
  • Deputy Sheriff Trainee ($5,876 – $6,431/Month – Successful trainees will be promoted to Deputy Sheriff, which Pays $6,181 – $7,497/Month) Filing: One day filing – 4/21/14


  • Lateral ($5,522 – $6,604/Month – Differential Pay: 10% Graveyard; 5% Swing) Filing: Open & Continuous
  • Trainee ($4,775 – $5,758/MonthDifferential Pay: 10% Graveyard; 5% Swing) Filing: Open & Continuous

Apply online at:

City of Roseville, CA
Police Officer – Lateral
(One Year of Experience)

$56,232 to $80,972 Annually


Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled

The City of Roseville is accepting applications for Police Officer – Lateral.  We are offering an excellent benefits package that includes: PERS Retirement: (3% at 50 for members who joined PERS prior to Jan 2013, with less than 6 months break in service); $1,368.00 City contribution towards medical, dental & vision plans; On-duty physical fitness program; Canine, Motor, Commercial Enforcement, Investigations, Youth Services Officer, Auto Theft Task Force, Special Investigations Unit, Vice/Narcotics Investigations, Crime Suppression Unit, SWAT special assignments; Up to 10% education incentive for eligible degrees and POST Certificates; and a 3/11, 4/11 work schedule. To view the entire job description for this opportunity and to apply, please visit our website at

City of Monterey Police Department

The City of Monterey Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer: Lateral, Academy Graduate & Academy Attendee. $80,040 – $97,224 annually with excellent benefits. Open until filled. Please visit our website to view the detailed job flyer and submit your on-line application:

The Department of Personnel Services, Employment Services Division announces the exam for:
Park Ranger Manager

Approximate Monthly Salary: $5,782.02 - $7,026.12* + Excellent Benefits

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Exam #   28986-14-O

*There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class.

Filing Deadline: 5:00 PM on April 21, 2014

Please see job announcement for more details including minimum requirements, important testing information and tentative test dates. The full job announcement and on-line application are available for viewing on our website, or by visiting our office in person:

County of Sacramento
Department of Personnel Services
Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667
Sacramento, CA 95814


Police Commander

$114,192 to $132,432 Annually. Apply by: 4/25/14

Police Administrative Services Manager
$114,084 to $126,036 Annually. Apply by: 5/2/14

Police Records Supervisor
$56,904 to $ 74,472 Annually. Apply by: 4/18/14

Pacific Grove offers an unparalleled quality of life to approximately 15,500 residents.  Sharing borders with the Monterey Bay, City of Monterey, Pacific Ocean, and the Del Monte Forest, our city offers breathtaking views and recreational activities while retaining its charming Victorian character and small-town hospitality and friendliness.

The City provides excellent safety services.  The P.G. Police Department embraces the principles of “Community Policing” resulting in being one of the lowest crime rates cities in Monterey County. Our natural beauty, our quality of life and the safety and security of our residents and guests are the paramount concern to the dedicated men and women of the Pacific Grove Police Department.

To view job description, please go to
-300 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA  93950 – – EEO


county-of-nevadaNevada County is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff I/II: Lateral, Academy Graduate or Academy Attendee (3/4 complete).   We offer competitive salaries and Incentive/Differential Pays in addition to an excellent benefits package.  Opportunity for growth and participation with specialized teams is encouraged.   Nevada County is a mecca for outdoor recreational activities.  With an abundance of hiking and biking trails, rivers and large lakes, there are many options for family activities.  Nevada County is also well known for its Arts and Cultural events, including several film festivals, wineries and museums. Please visit for job description, requirements and on-line application. Open Until Filled.


Police Officers

  • Lateral ($6,844.00 – $8,318.00 Monthly)  
  • Academy Graduates/Students ($6,844.00 – $8,318.00 monthly for graduates, $21/hour as a student in the academy)
  • Entry Level ($21.00/hour while completing the Basic Academy plus medical , dental and vision benefits)


  • Lateral ($4,704.00 – $6,003 Monthly)
  • Entry Level ($4,704.00 – $6,003 Monthly)



Cafeteria plan provided for the purchase of health, dental, vision, life insurance and EAP (cash payment option in lieu of benefits is available);  Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS): 2.7% @ 57 formula for new PERS members; 3% @ 50 formula for Legacy/Classic PERS members;  Deferred Compensation Plan available;  Holidays – 16 days/year (including 3 floating holidays);  Vacation – 11 to 25 days/year depending on length of service;  Sick Leave – 12 days/year;  Medical After Retirement Account (MARA);  Educational Incentive Plan;  Uniform Allowance – $980/year;  Bilingual Pay – $100/month;  Senior Officer Pay – 2 ½- 7% depending on months of service as a sworn Peace Officer in the State of California;  Shift Differential – 2 ½% for swing shift and 5% for graveyard