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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



Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking to fill one (1) Administrative Lieutenant position in the Support Services Bureau.  The individual selected as a result of this recruitment will facilitate and direct the implementation of the policies, procedures and plans under the direction of the Sheriff and Command staff.  This position will be responsible for ensuring departmental activities are in legal compliance.  In addition, this is a confidential position that will act as the Department’s liaison with the County legal departments.

For information on the minimum qualifications and to apply online, visit us at www.cccounty.us/hr.


city-of-indioThe City of Indio is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and organizations interested in providing administrative hearing officer services.
Proposal submission deadline: Monday, October 6, 2014 by 5:00 PM. For more information or to download the RFP, visit our website www.indio.org


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.

Police Officer – Lateral

$5,516 - $6,705 (plus incentives)

Final Filing Date – September 18, 2014 or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received

For more information or to apply online, visit our website www.ci.tracy.ca.us.

City of Carmel-by-the-Sea

Salary: $6,722 - $8,172
(Salary can increase based on incentives)
Application Deadline Date: Tuesday, September 30, 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

City of Sonora, CA
Police Officers
Entry & Lateral

The City of Sonora is recruiting for Police Officers, both Entry & Lateral. Continuous Filing Recruitment MQ: Academy Cert or proof of Academy attendance. Position and recruitment details are available on our website.

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


Job No. 101108
$17.86 - $26.80 per hour

CSU Sacramento seeks Police Dispatcher(s) (On-Call, Hourly-Intermittent, Pool) with 1 or more years of switch-board and two-way radio communication system experience.  Responsible for receiving, recording and dispatching general and emergency information quickly, clearly and accurately. CSU Sacramento Application required. Application and job description at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment. Apply online by Wednesday, August 20, 2014.



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