City of Pleasant Hill Pleasant Hill Police Department, 330 Civic Drive, Pleasant Hill, CA, United States
Dec 28, 2017Full Time
Police Officer Trainee - $5,275 / Month Academy Graduate & Lateral - $6,303 to $8,344 / Month Compensation up to $9,596 with incentives For detailed benefit information, click here to view the brochure for this position or call (925) 671-5293. Police Officers work 12-hour shifts as part of a Team concept. Officers can serve in patrol, traffic, investigations, and K-9 assignments. Other opportunities include Regional SWAT, Mobile Field Force, 10851 Task Force, CSI, Regional Major Accident Investigation and Enforcement Team, FTO, and Firearms and Force Options Teams. The City offers an incentive of up $5,000 for lateral hires. Specialty assignments may add an additional 5% pay. Night shifts include 2.5% additional pay. All applicants must be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment, meet the physical requirements set in the California P.O.S.T. screening manual. Must have passed (within the last 12 months) or be able to pass the P.O.S.T. Basic Entry Level written exam with a minimum T-Score of 48. Entry Level Candidates - Must have a high school diploma and 60 units of college-level course work. Must possess a valid California Driver’s License. Academy Graduates (no sworn experience) - Must have a basic level of knowledge and preparation for the job. Must have a high school diploma and a minimum of 45 units of college-level course work, in addition to graduation from a P.O.S.T. basic academy. Must possess a valid California Driver's License. Lateral Candidates (sworn experience) – Must possess a high school diploma and have completed 30 units of college-level course work, provided you have successfully completed 1-1/2 years of service in another agency (patrol preferred; eligible for P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate). Must possess a valid California Driver’s License. Initial screening of applicants will be based on quality of experience, education and training. Those selected will be subject to an interview, a thorough background check, a physical, drug screen, psychological evaluation, and polygraph. Failure to achieve a qualifying score on any portion of the selection process will eliminate a candidate from further consideration. To be eligible for consideration, a City employment application must be completed. An application can be downloaded here and can be submitted via mail or in person at City Hall, 100 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org .