Police Officer (Pre-Trained/Lateral) Job - City of San Bruno Police Department - San Bruno, California

May 06, 2014

City of San Bruno Police Department

Position Title: Police Officer (Pre-Trained/Lateral)
Position Type: Civilian
Closing Date: 12/31/2014
Job Description
The San Bruno Police Department has a long-standing tradition of small-town service with a big-city dedication to public safety. The department employs a community-oriented policing and problem-solving philosophy where members of the organization are encouraged to develop innovative strategies to improve police operations and service to the community.
The department also provides a number of specialty assignments including: Bicycle Patrol, Canines, Corporals, Detectives, and a Motorcycle Traffic Division. In addition, the department participates in the County’s regional Narcotics Task Force and Tactical (SWAT/HNT) Response Team.
Candidates hired in this position will work on assigned, rotating shifts, patrolling City streets, parks, commercial and residential areas to preserve the peace; provide traffic control, investigation and first aid at accidents, detection, investigation and arrest of persons involved in crimes or misconduct; respond to emergency calls and investigate robberies, civil disturbances, domestic disputes, fights, drunkenness, missing children, prowlers, abuse of drugs, and other criminal activity; take appropriate law enforcement action; serve and protect the public, and perform additional duties as required.
Additional Information
Interested candidates may apply online at CalOpps.org. Applicants must attach a copy of a valid POST Certificate dated within the past 30 months from date of potential hire –or– proof of enrollment in a POST Basic Training Police Academy in order to be considered. Applications that do not have the required document(s) attached will be considered incomplete. For technical assistance, please contact Monica Walker at (650) 616-7100.
Recruitment is open until filled.
Educational incentive pay up to 8.5% of base pay
Enrollment into CalPERS retirement program (formula dependent on candidate’s status)
Medical, dental and vision insurance provided with employee contribution
Life insurance equal to one year’s annual salary provided at no cost
Long term disability insurance provided at no cost
10-23 vacation days per year depending on length of service
Employee Home Loan Assistance Program
Opportunity for 2.5% bilingual pay
Physical fitness program
Deferred compensation programs
Credit union membership
Tuition reimbursement program
Section 125 flexible benefit plan
Job Requirements
  • Age 21
  • Education POST Academy Graduate
  • Experience POST Academy Graduate
  • Additional Requirement :

    -Must be at least 21 years of age at date of hire
    -Felony convictions and disqualifying criminal history are not allowed
    -U.S. citizenship or a permanent resident alien who is eligible, and has applied for, U.S. citizenship
    -High school graduate or GED. Completion of a two-year community college degree or vocational school training in police science, law enforcement, criminal justice administration, public administration, or a related field is preferred
    -Must posses, or be able to obtain and maintain, a valid California Driver’s license
    -Must meet all basic requirements AND possess a California POST Basic Training Police Academy certificate within the past thirty (30) months from the date of potential hire, or provide proof of current enrollment in a California POST Basic Training Police Academy and must successfully complete the academy prior to appointment.
    -Must meet all basic requirements AND be currently employed as a full-time, paid, sworn police officer for at least two (2) years or have been employed for at least two (2) years as a full-time, paid, sworn police officer in a civilian governmental jurisdiction prior to application.
  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $78048   annual
    Top Pay: $95760   annual

    Contact Information

    Monica Walker
    City of San Bruno Police Department
    1177 Huntington Ave
    San Bruno, California 94066
    ph: (650)616-7100

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