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Police Officers, Deputy Sheriffs & DA Investigators

Property/Evidence Supervisor

$5,365 - $6,623 Monthly

The City of Santa Monica seeks a team leader to join our organization for the position of Property/Evidence Supervisor. This position is responsible for the administration and maintenance of property and evidence in the City’s property room and supervision of assigned staff. Coordinates the day to day operations of the property section and performs line level functions, as needed. Requires: Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Three years of recent, paid work experience in the maintenance and operation of a law enforcement property/evidence room. At least two (2) years of the recent, paid work experience must include supervising or coordinating and leading the work of others or successful completion of the City of Santa Monica’s Pre-Supervisory Academy and one (1) year of leading and coordinating the work of others at the time of application. Possession of a valid Class C driver license.

APPLY AT: www.smgov.net/hr. City of Santa Monica, Human Resources Department, 1695 Main Street, P.O. Box 2200, Santa Monica, CA 90407. Phone: (310) 458-8697.


$4,833-$5,891 Monthly

tulareThe Office of the District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigations has a current vacancy for Investigator. This is peace officer position. For complete job description and online application go to www.co.tulare.ca.us/hrd or call Tulare County Human Resources and Development (559)636-4900 for application. Deadline to apply is November 18, 2014.

City of Tracy, California
Professional Standards Officer (Part-Time)

Hourly Salary: $40 - $50

Final Filing Date: Oct. 28, 2014 @ 3:00PM

For more information visit the City’s website at  www.ci.tracy.ca.us

Police Officer
Grants Pass, Oregon
SwornLateral Officers
encouraged to apply

$4353 to $5934/month plus incentives if eligible

City of Grants Pass Logo (round)
The City of Grants Pass is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. For this recruitment we are looking for certified officers to join our team! We utilize motors (traffic), K-9’s, SWAT, School Resource Officers, Crime Prevention and Community services officers to provide our community with a safe environment.

Our facilities, training and equipment are cutting edge. Combining our highly trained and skilled police officers, enables us to be successful at policing our city in the most effective and efficient manner possible.

Incentives available to certified officers:
Relocation allowance $1,500 – a relocation allowance of up to $1500 if you are required to move to meet the residency requirements as established by the collective bargaining agreement. Expenses must be documented per City policy.

Accelerated step at hire – Certified lateral officers with 1-2 years of experience as a sworn full time officer are eligible to start at Step 2 of the salary schedule. Certified sworn officers with 2-5 years experience are eligible to start at Step 3 and greater than 5 years experience, start at Step 5. The police officer salary schedule can be located here.

Incentives available for officers:
DPSST Intermediate Certificate – $93.56 per month
DPSST Advanced Certificate – $93.56 per month
Associate Degree – $75.00 per month
Bachelor Degree – $150.00 per month
EMT – $82.56 per month

• Graduation from high school or GED and any combination of advanced course work, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
• Must be 21 years of age.
• Previous experience as a successful police officer or reserve officer.
• Meet physical standards as set by the Department of Public Safety on Standards and Training (DPSST).

City of San Fernando Police
Lateral Hires & Pre-Service Only

$5228-6551 monthly

100% paid medical, dental, vision (includes dependents), long term disability and life insurance. Laterals 3% at 55 years, CalPERS. New hires, no prior law enforcement, 2.7% at age 57.  4 immediate openings for police officer. Will remain open until filled. Obtain application on line at www.sfcity.org. Complete application & submit via email to nhanchett@sfcity.org or hand deliver to San Fernando Police Dept., 910 First Street, San Fernando, CA 91340. For more details you may call 818-898-1200, extension 220, city personnel.



Do you know someone interested in becoming a Police Officer Trainee?
Must have HS diploma/GED, CDL, no felony convictions, 21 by grad from academy & eligible to work in the US. www.opdjobs.com. Follow us on Twitter @OPDJobs

District Attorney Investigator
San Bernardino County, CA

$68,619.20 - $87,776.00 Annually

The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office is recruiting for the position of District Attorney Investigator (830.1 PC). This is an entry level position within the District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigation, offering an exciting learning opportunity for a challenging career in the area of criminal prosecution. Assignments may include trial preparation, real estate fraud, public corruption, human trafficking, auto insurance fraud, child abduction, workers compensation fraud, environmental crimes, consumer fraud, family violence, gangs, special response team, auto theft, workplace deaths, and cold case homicide. For more details, or to submit an application, please review the announcement at www.sbcounty.gov/hr.

Posting will be open until October 24, 2014. (909) 387-8304


Lateral: $77,875 - $91,437

The Huntington Beach Police Department is accepting applications for Experienced Police Officers. Requires one year of sworn police officer experience AND successful completion of the probationary period.

Compensation: Salary plus incentives, including education, POST, longevity & bi-lingual. See job flyer at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/huntingtonbeach/default.cfm

Lateral officers CURRENTLY working in an agency covered by CalPERS, who are determined by CalPERS to be CLASSIC members, would receive the benefit rate of 3%@50. – go to http://www.calpers.ca.gov/eip-docs/employer/program-services/summary-pension-act.pdf for additional information.

Police Officer
(Lateral and Academy Graduate or Academy Students)

Qualified laterals may be eligible for top step: $6,472—$7,867/month!
Future Salary Increases:7/1/15+2%; 7/1/16+1%
Academy Students pay: $28.00/hour and no benefits until graduation.

Begin the next phase of your law enforcement career by joining our progressive and technologically advanced law enforcement team!  The City of Brentwood is one of the most fiscally strong municipalities in the State of the California!  The Brentwood Police Department is looking for motivated Police Officers that have a commitment to fighting crime in order to preserve the high quality of life for those who live and work here.

Special Assignment Opportunities (+5%) include: Investigations, Motors, School Resource Officer, Youth Liaison Office, K-9.

Benefits include:  Patrol Officers 4/10 schedule; Shift Differential +3%; $1,000/year uniform allowance; $500/year Spanish bilingual pay; AA degree/POST intermediate certificate +2%; BS/BA Degree/POST advanced certificate +5%; Master’s Degree +7.5%;  PERS medical plan (City contributes up to $1,709 / mo.);  City-paid dental, vision, life and disability insurance.

Obtain required City application and detailed job flyer at City Hall, 150 City Park Way, Brentwood, CA 94513, call 925-516-5188, or  www.brentwoodca.gov.  Submit applications to HR Division.  FULLY completed applications will be reviewed.  Partially completed applications will not be reviewed.  Open until filled.  Faxes, e-mails or past-marks will not be accepted.  EOE/ADA.

City of Carmel-by-the-Sea

Salary: $6,722 - $8,172
(Salary can increase based on incentives)
Application Deadline Date:
Tuesday, October 23, 2014 at 4:00 PM PST

carmel-by-the-sea-badgeDEFINITION: Under direction from the Commander and Chief of Police: oversee and participate in all work activities, related to the enforcement of laws, the prevention of crimes, general investigations of crimes, accidents, and cases; to coordinate investigations with other agencies; to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility and administrative tasks in support of the Police Department.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelors degree or higher from an accredited college or university is highly desirable. Experience in lead, supervisory or field training officer capacity is desirable. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or have applied for citizenship before application; possession of a valid California Driver’s License; vision of 20/100 corrected to 20/30 in each eye and normal color acuity; possession of a current California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Advanced Certificate. A photocopy of your certificate must is required and must be attached to your application for consideration. Please also attach any other relevant certificates, degrees and/or diplomas.

For an application packet, please go to: http://ci.carmel.ca.us

Police Officer
(Lateral, Academy Graduate or Academy Student)

Salary $5,690-$6,916/mo;
Negotiations currently in progress


The Novato Police Department is Hiring!

The Novato Police Department is looking for highly energetic and motivated self starters who are committed to working with the community to improve the quality of life for our residents and visitors.

Our Department has been nationally recognized for its diversity and citizen outreach programs. We offer a broad variety of career opportunities with assignments in Investigations, Traffic (motors,) K-9, Bicycle Patrol, Off Road Motorcycles, SRT and Hostage Negotiations. The organization is structured into two main divisions: Services which includes Personnel, Training, Records and Communications; and Operations which includes Uniform Patrol, Investigations and Traffic.

The Department rank structure allows for advancement. The rank progression is Patrol Officer, Corporal, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain and Chief.

Additional information about job duties and qualifications are available on the City of Novato website, www.novato.org

The San Mateo County
Sheriff’s Office is hiring!

Deputy Sheriff Lateral -$38.21-$47.76 Hourly, $79,476.80-$99,340.80 Annually
Entry Level Correctional Officer- $31.47-$39.34 Hourly, $65.457.50-$81,827.20 Annually


Are you looking for a career with opportunity for career advancement and growth?

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office opens the position of Correction Officer on July 25, 2014 and it closes on August 21, 2014. Documentation of completion of WSTB ad Pellet B with a minimum score of 46 of Pellet B is required.

The position of Deputy Sheriff Lateral is continuous at this time.

For more information please go to www.smcsheriff.com



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