Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment, a U.S. citizen and possess a valid California driver’s license.
Must currently work as a CA Peace Officer having completed a P.O.S.T.-certified Police Academy and a field training program.
Education: Applicants must have a high school diploma/GED and completed 60 college semester units. Applicants may be appointed with less than 60 units with an agreement to complete the remaining units within a reasonable time period to be determined by the Police Chief.
Be in excellent physical condition as determined by P.O.S.T. physical requirements.
Have normal hearing in both ears without correction.
Have 20/20 vision uncorrected/corrected (no more than 20/70 vision uncorrected).
Have no serious color vision deficiency.
Be free of disabling physical conditions or diseases that interfere with police work.
Have weight in proportion to height & frame.
Be emotionally stable and mature.
Laws, government regulations, police operational procedures, modern management procedures (especially those effective in promoting a positive, healthy work environment), and motor vehicle operations.
Make arrests and to read, comprehend, explain and apply complex issues of law derived from code books, computer screens and other printed materials; Drive a motor vehicle under emergency conditions and to hear verbal communications at normal speaking tones via radio and telephone and verbalize succinctly; Qualify in the use of firearms on a periodic basis; Write accurate, clear, concise, and factual reports; Analyze and prioritize situations and adopt effective courses of action while giving due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; Maintain cooperative relationships with other employees, supervisors, public officials, and employees of non-police organizations and agencies, as well as the public being served.
Salary and Benefits
Salary Range: $7,235 to $8,878 per month
PERS Retirement 3%@55 for a PERS defined classic employee, based on three years final compensation and up to full cost of medical depending on length of service and medical plan selected
Town paid $50,000 life insurance for employee
$100 monthly matching deferred compensation program (voluntary)
Health Club fees to $47.00/month
Educational reimbursement program and incentive compensation
5% holiday pay in lieu; 1.5x hourly rate on designated holiday shifts
10-25 days vacation leave, based on length of service
Sick leave accrual of 8 hours per month