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Police Officers, Deputy Sheriffs & DA Investigators


$6,532 – $8,423 per month
plus educational incentives.

albanyThe Albany Police Department is a service-oriented agency whose members take pride in their proactive response to crime, disorder, and quality of life issues.  This approach recognizes our community’s high expectations for professional police services and has sustained a positive relationship with the community for many years.  Police Officers are responsible for a variety of law enforcement activities during an assigned shift. Duties include patrol, investigation, traffic enforcement, crime prevention, report writing, and testimony in court.  For complete information about this position and the City of Albany, and how to apply, please visit www.albanyca.org/hr. Final Filing Date has been extended to May 31, 2015

City of Palm Springs
Lateral & Pre-Service Officers

$89,585 Annually (Top Step)

$185 monthly uniform/cell phone allowance. Additional 5% pay after 2 years + Intermediate POST or AA Degree, additional 5% pay after 3 years + Advanced POST or Bachelor’s Degree. Must be currently employed as a California sworn Police Officer OR have been in service for a minimum of one year in the past three years OR California P.O.S.T Academy graduate in last 12 months or currently attending. Visit: www.palmspringsca.gov


$36.29 - $44.11/hour plus excellent benefits

sonoma-county-2Sonoma County Sheriff’s Dept. is seeking qualified individuals to fill several Deputy Sheriff II vacancies. Req. high school diploma or GED Cert. & 1 yr. experience with a public law enforcement agency. For more information and to apply online, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call HR at (707) 565-2331. Continuous Filing. EOE


SALARY: $ 5,157 - $ 6,268 /Month

Human Resources Department
608 Heber Avenue
Calexico, CA 92231

An Equal Opportunity Employer

OPENING DATE: 04/10/2015
Written and Assessment Center
One Year
In accordance with CalPers pension reform


Must be employed by a California law enforcement agency within 24 months of submitting application and possess an Intermediate Certificate (acceptable) or Advanced Certificate (preferred) issued by P.O.S.T.

Appointments to this sworn classification are made from an “Eligibility List” established from this job announcement and who meet all minimum eligibility requirements.

Resumes may be attached as supplemental information but cannot be submitted in lieu of City job application.

Applications may be obtained and filed at:
City of Calexico Human Resources Department
608 Heber Avenue
Calexico, CA   92231
(760) 768-2107
For full description go to City website at www.calexico.ca.gov


$6,548 - $7,901 +
Incentives & Excellent Benefits

The Piedmont Police Department is currently accepting applications for Lateral and Academy Graduate Police Officer candidates. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.ci.piedmont.ca.us/hr/index.shtml or call 510-420-3047. Application deadline: 5PM, 5/8/2015.

City of Delano – Police Officer
$4,381-$5,595 per month with benefits
Open until filled.
For more info call (661) 721-3305 or visit our website at: http://www.cityofdelano.org/

City of Burbank
Police Officer/Lateral

$5,918 - $7,391/Mo

city-of-burbankApplicants must be experienced officers; in good physical condition; able to demonstrate strong moral character; min. 21 years of age; H.S. grad or equiv. with valid CA Class “C” driver’s license. Please see our website for additional requirements. Please apply online at www.burbankca.gov/jobs. Completed application must be submitted NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 1, 2015. EOE


City of Burbank
Police Department Recruit


city-of-burbankWill attend a regular basic Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified recruit academy and be sworn in as a full duty Police Officer upon graduation. Applicants must be in good physical condition; minimum 20 years of age at application and 21 years of age upon graduation. Requires H.S. grad or equiv. and valid CA Class “C” driver’s license or equiv. The City of Burbank does not accept POST T-scores.  All candidates must take the Burbank Police Department written examination. Please apply online at www.burbankca.gov/jobs. Completed application must be submitted NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 1, 2015. EOE


CPS HR Consulting is seeking to hire an individual with a background in law enforcement, experienced in oral selection panels to act as an advisor for occasional selection processes in or near Oakland, CA. Must fully understand how ratings are given, and comments that should and should not be written. The individual will act as the final reviewer, providing advice and assistance to the raters. See job flyer on our website: www.cpshr.us/careers.html

Equipment Technician
– Independent Contractor

$30.00 - $32.00/hour

The Northern California High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (NCHIDTA) Program is seeking a qualified Equipment Technician to work within the NCHIDTA Equipment Lending Program. The position provides technical support, maintenance and deployment of equipment, working closely with law enforcement partners. The position is located in San Francisco, CA. The Equipment Technician position closes on Friday, April 24, 2015.

For complete details and instructions to apply, please visit the website at: www.ncric.org.

Cerritos College
Campus Police Officer

Cerritos College, located in Norwalk, California, is accepting applications for Campus Police Officer. This position is responsible for the safety and security of all District properties; the faculty, staff, and student body; and guests and visitors during assigned shifts. The Campus Police Officer patrols District buildings, grounds, and adjacent public areas to enforce the California Vehicle, Penal, Education and other relevant codes, as well as District regulations.

Interested applicants, visit out Employment Opportunities website: http://apptrkr.com/599096 or contact us at (562) 860-2451 Ext. 2279.

(Beautiful San Francisco Bay Area)

Located 55 miles east of San Francisco, the City of Brentwood is a charming and desirable community for residents and businesses alike. Incorporated in 1948, Brentwood is located in the far Eastern Contra Costa County region of the San Francisco Bay Area.

We are seeking outstanding candidates for the following:

Police Officer Trainee $28.00/hr. Brentwood PD is currently seeking motivated Police Officer Trainee candidates with basic knowledge of law enforcement, first aid and CPR, as well as great written and oral communication skills to attend a POST approved Police Academy for a period of approx. six months. Applicants must be at least 20 ½ years of age at the time of application, a U.S. citizen, possess a clean driving and criminal record and a H.S. diploma or equivalent. Total POST T-score of 50.0 or higher may be submitted in lieu of taking test. Closes 4pm, 4/17/15.

Application and complete requirements available for download at www.brentwoodca.gov, by visiting City Hall, 150 City Park Way, Brentwood, CA 94513, or by calling (925) 516-5188. Faxes, e-mails or postmarks will not be accepted. EOE/ADA.

City of Seaside
Human Resources Division

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Police Officer – Academy Graduate/Lateral
$75,028 - $91,173

Requires graduation from CA POST Police Academy within the last 3 years or be currently enrolled in a POST Basic Police Academy and be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment. Laterals are required to currently be employed as a Police Officer in the State of California, or possess the CA POST Basic Course Waiver Certificate and pass the POST Certified Physical Agility Examination. The physical agility may be waived for those applicants who have previously taken and passed the test within 1 year of application. Both Academy and Lateral must pass a comprehensive background investigation.

Review job flyer and apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/seaside/.

The City of Seaside is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

440 Harcourt Avenue
Seaside, CA   93955
(831) 899-6711

Wanted: Lateral Police Officer

$4,671 to $6,409 mo.
DOQ + Excellent Benefits.
Open Until Filled

Seeking a challenging career in law enforcement?

The City of Yuba City is currently recruiting for Lateral Police Officers who will work for the City’s Police Department. Only candidates who have a sense of service, dedication, commitment to excellence and mature approach to such a critical career field should apply.

For all the details and how to apply:
Interested candidates should contact: Human Resources Division, 1201 Civic Center Blvd., Yuba City, CA 95993, (530) 822-4610, Job line (530) 822-4766, TTY (530) 822-4732, or go to www.yubacity.net for an application. EOE.

Public Safety Dispatcher/Public Safety Dispatcher In Training

Public Safety Dispatcher In Training:
$67,417.58 - $74,327.97 Annually
Public Safety Dispatcher: $78,044.30 - $94,863.39 Annually

The City of Sunnyvale invites applications for Public Safety Dispatcher and PS Dispatcher in Training.  Public Safety Dispatchers process emergency and non-emergency calls for service and dispatch police, fire-fighting, medical, rescue, animal control or other emergency equipment, by telephone or radio, utilizing complex technical aids, such as computer aided dispatch systems (CAD).

The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. The Public Safety Dispatcher position closes March 25, 2015 at 5:00 pm. The Public Safety Dispatcher In Training position closes April 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm, or after receiving 150 qualified applicants, whichever is first. For complete information regarding this opportunity, please visit: www.jobs.inSunnyvale.com.

Arroyo Grande Police Department
Lateral Police Officers

arroyo-grandeCENTRAL COAST OF CALIFORNIA – Improve Your Quality of Life – Live Where You Vacation! Arroyo Grande Police Department is Now Hiring Lateral Police Officers. Please Visit Our Website for details at http://www.arroyogrande.org/123/Police

City of Redding Lateral &
Entry Level Police Officer

Lateral/Entry Level: $28.40-$41.97 per hour

city-of-redding-3The City of Redding Police Department is establishing an eligibility list to fill future Lateral & Entry Level Police Officer vacancies.  We are seeking motivated individuals with a strong commitment toward providing excellent service to the members of the community. The City provides excellent benefits including POST, educational, shift differential and bilingual incentives.

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. For more information and to apply online, please visit us at www.ci.redding.ca.us or call 530-225-4065. EOE/FAAE


$59,858 - $72,777/year
plus excellent benefits

sonoma-county-2Sonoma County Sheriff’s Dept. is seeking qualified individuals to fill several vacancies at Main Adult Detention Facility. Req. high school diploma or GED Cert. & 1 yr. experience with an adult correctional institution. For more information and to apply online, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call HR at (707) 565-2331. Continuous Filing. EOE

Humboldt State University
Police Officer

(Job #15-06) $4,325-$5,961/month.

The Humboldt State University Police Department (UPD) invites full-time entry level and lateral police officers.   Applicant must be currently enrolled in a California POST-certified law enforcement academy, or, be an academy graduate, currently employed as, or eligible for immediate employment as, a California police officer in a POST-certified agency.  This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will begin March 2, 2015. For full job announcement, please visit http://apptrkr.com/576056

The City of Grover Beach invites applications for Chief of Police

$112,380 - $141,588

Grover Beach is a community-oriented beach town offering diverse and affordable housing, a convenient Central Coast location, and plenty of opportunity.  Grover Beach is a full-service General Law city with a Council-Manager form of government with an ethnically diverse population of 13,200+ covering 2.25 square miles.   Located off Highway 101 and Highway 1, Grover Beach shares borders with Pismo Beach and Arroyo Grande, and is just 20 minutes south of San Luis Obispo, home of Cal Poly State University.

The City is experiencing renewed interest in its strategic economic and redevelopment opportunities, with plans for a hotel/conference center at the beach, and a recent passage of a 48 million dollar bond for street rehabilitation. Grover Beach draws tourists with its moderate coastal climate, and diverse recreational activities year-round, including weekly summer concert series, hiking, riding, and jogging along white sandy beaches, dunes and sea cliffs, or surfing, kayaking, and fishing in the ocean. The City of Grover Beach provides the entrance to California’s only drivable stretch of beach.

A completed application will consist of a cover letter, a resume, an official City application, and a supplemental questionnaire. Completed application packets must be received by Human Resources staff no later than Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. with a tentative interview date on April 22, 2015. Application packets can be obtained through the Human Resources Department at the City of Grover Beach: www.grover.org or by contacting (805) 473-4564.

Police Officer Lateral/Academy Graduate/Recruit
City of Irvine

city-of-irvineThe City of Irvine has remained America’s Safest City for 10 consecutive years. We take great pride in being a progressive, forward-thinking organization where police officers have the opportunity to grow and advance their skills in an environment that embraces diversity, creativity, and respect. The Department’s geographic policing model ensures a high level of community collaboration, strategic partnerships, and progressive problem solving.

If you have what it takes for a career in law enforcement with a world class agency, apply with the City of Irvine!

Requires high school diploma or equivalent, completion of 60 college level units or an AA degree and or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires U.S. citizenship or the ability to obtain citizenship within three years of appointment. Requires possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license. Police Officer Laterals must be POST certified or have previous experience as a California Peace Officer to be considered.

Visit www.cityofirvine.org/jobs by 1/26/15 for more information and to apply. EEO/ADA

City of Modesto

Police Officer (Lateral)
$63,563.40 - $77,261.76 Annually
($82,885.68 with Advanced POST and Uniform Allowance)
Police Officer Trainee
$57,585.36 - $69,995.28 Annually

city-of-modestoHiring Incentives Now Available!

The Modesto Police Department is hiring! We are looking for candidates who are ready to take the challenge and work for one of Northern California’s premier law enforcement agencies.

Apply on line at www.modestogov.com. City application required. The City of Modesto is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City of Napa, California

$79,584-$96,816 annually

Click here to learn about Police Officer (Lateral) benefits. To apply, visit www.cityofnapajobs.org. The City of Napa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.