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Police Officer (Entry level) Job - City of Fremont Police Department - Fremont, California




April 28, 2014

City of Fremont Police Department

Position Title: Police Officer (Entry level)
Position Type: Civilian
Closing Date: 1/1/2017
Job Description
Close Date: Continuous Salary: $80,906.00 - $98,364.00 Annually Police Officer (Entry Level) The City of Fremont invites applications for the position of police Officer (Entry Level). Police Officers interact with the citizens of Fremont to perform community oriented law enforcement and crime prevention. In addition, incumbents control traffic, investigate vehicle accidents, enforce state and local traffic regulations, laws and ordinances, and perform related work as assigned or required. Examples of Duties * Operate advanced motorized equipment and technology while patrolling or walking an assigned area for the prevention of crime and the enforcement of laws and regulations. * Respond to radio messages or telephone instructions and appear at scenes of crime or disorder. * Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, offenses and damage to property. * Make arrests, issue citations and direct traffic. * Intervene in private or public disputes to protect the public and maintain order. * Serve subpoenas and warrants. * Write case reports and a log of activities. * Interrogate victims, witnesses and suspects. * Appear in court to present evidence, and otherwise assist in criminal investigations. Requirements * High school graduation, or equivalent, is required. * California Government Code Section 1031(a) requires that police Officers be citizens of the United States. California Government Code Section 1031.5 requires that permanent resident aliens who desire to be employed as police Officers be eligible for and have applied for citizenship. * Must be 20-1/2 years of age at time of filing and 21 years of age at time of appointment (no upper age limit). * Ability to pass a job related medical examination, which will include a drug screen, and a psychological evaluation. * Must pass an extensive background check including a polygraph examination. A record of repeated criminal misdemeanors and/or felony violations or other infractions of the law may be disqualifying. * Possession of a Class C California driver's license at the time of appointment and satisfactory driving record is required. To view the complete job announcement and application instructions, please visit our website at www.fremont.gov/cityjobs. The recruitment will remain open until all positions are filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Benefits: SALARY and BENEFITS: • $80,906 - $98,364 and $1,660/month 2014 health benefit allowance • Paid Police Academy including full pay and benefits • Prime Schedule– 4 days on, 4 days off • 1 hour of workout time/shift • Paid vacation starts at 96 hours/year, 200 hours/year maximum • Veterans receive GI Bill benefits during academy training, if eligible • 104 hours/year of holiday pay • Exceptional CA State retirement plan • Educational Incentive Pay • Specialist Pay • Opportunity for overtime pay • Annual uniform allowance of $1500 • Excellent training and development opportunities • Culture of promoting from within
Job Requirements
  • Age 21 at time of appointment
  • Education High School Graduation or equivalant
  • Experience Possession of a Class C CA driver's lic.
  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $80,906   annual
    Academy Graduate: $80,906   annual
    Lateral: $80,906   annual
    Top Pay: $98,364   annual

    Contact Information

    Mike Gilfoy
    mgilfoy@fremont.gov
    City of Fremont Police Department
    2000 Stevenson Blvd
    Fremont, California 94538
    ph: (510)790-6674


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