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Police Officer Trainee
City of Daly City, San Francisco/Peninsula

Law Enforcement

For more info contact:
(650) 991-8028
Close Date: Jan 1, 1900
Salary: $35.15 Hourly

The City Daly City, the gateway to the San Francisco Peninsula with a population of over 105,000, is in north San Mateo County. Stretching from the Pacific Ocean to the San Francisco Bay, Daly City is minutes from San Francisco International Airport and downtown San Francisco. The City is a regional center for retailing and health care services and has one of the most ethnically diverse populations in the nation. In 2000, Daly City was recognized as the fifth safest city over 100,000 in the United States. The Department The Police Department is organized into two bureaus (Operations and Support Services) and four divisions (Field Operations, Special Operations, Investigation, and Services). Eighty-eight Police Officer positions are currently budgeted in the Fiscal Year 2013-2014. The Department is dedicated to integrity, customer service, the rights of individuals and the needs of a constantly changing society. The Position A Daly City Police Officer performs law enforcement and crime prevention work, controls traffic flow and enforces state and local traffic regulations engaging in a variety of law enforcement activities during an assigned shift. This may include crime response, patrol, investigation, traffic enforcement, crime prevention and public safety, and case presentation. Patrol officers currently work four ten hour shifts on a team. Officers on other assignments may have different schedules. Description • The Police Officer Trainee is a temporary position with the City of Daly City; while in this temporary position, an incumbent is eligible only for Workers’ Compensation, Unemployment Insurance and Medicare. • The Police Officer Trainee will attend a P.O.S.T. Certified Academy. Upon successful completion of the academy, the trainee will be appointed to the Civil Service position of Police Officer. • At the time of full time, regular, sworn appointment to the Civil Service position of Police Officer, the employee will be informed of City employment rights and available benefits. • All qualifications for Police Officer apply to the Police Officer Trainee position except for completion of the Police Academy.

Ideal Candidate:

To Be Considered To minimally qualify for competition you must: 1. Be 21 years of age. 2. Possess a United States high school diploma or G.E.D. with qualifying scores, or have passed The California High School Proficiency Examination, or attained a two-year or four-year degree from a college or university accredited by the Western Association of Colleges and Universities. 3. Possess a valid, Class C, California Driver's License by date of appointment. 4. Possess a personal history which is compatible with the effective performance of sworn police duties. 5. Have the physical strength, stamina and agility adequate to perform all duties of a Police Officer. 6. Hear well enough to comprehend radio transmissions and long-range conversations. 7. Have adequate written and oral communication skills to give instructions and explanations, conduct information- gathering interviews and write reports. 8. Be able to deal with a variety of people and situations, exercising judgment, tact and self restraint. 9. Have adequate reading skills to understand and interpret orders, bulletins, laws, codes and court decisions. 10. Be willing to work irregular hours and days and at various locations in the City. 11. Be able to attend work and perform duties on a regular and consistent basis. As part of the selection process, the City will request a candidate to submit to a thorough BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, including fingerprinting as well as a polygraph exam, psychological evaluation, and medical exam as a condition of employment.


Police Officer's Association

Effective June 12, 2012

INCENTIVE PAY: Eligible employees receive educational incentive pay as follows:
                        Intermediate Certificate:            4% of base salary
                        Advanced Certificate:               7% of base salary
                                                                           7 % Maximum Incentive
BILINGUAL PAY: $65.00/month
SENIOR OFFICER COMPENSATION: Sworn police officers having completed 20 years of service with the City receive Senior Officer Pay. Such additional compensation is PERS-compensable and is added to base salary. Effective 01/01/98, monthly incentive is $100.00.
                                                      Effective 01/01/09 - $900.00 annually
         A.    Section 125 Options - Available to all eligible full-time regular employees.
Cafeteria Plan
Medical Insurance: The City’s monthly contribution to CalPERS for each eligible active employee for the purchase of medical insurance will be
                              Employee Only             $572.92
                              Employee + 1               $572.92
                              Family                            $572.92
Effective January 1, 2011, the City will provide each eligible employee with a monthly Cafeteria Plan Allowance of: 
                        No coverage                          $680.00
                        Employee Only                     $127.08
                        Employee +1                         $872.08
                                Employee + Family              $872.08
·             City-sponsored Dental/Orthodontia - Effective 01/1/12, employee pays full monthly premium: $102.13.
        Maximum Annual Dental Benefit:            $1,000 /$1,100 PPO
        Maximum Lifetime Orthodontia Benefit: $1,500
·             City-sponsored Basic $2,000 Group Term Life- Employee pays full monthly premium of $0.50 effective 1/1/2010.
·             POA-sponsored Long Term Disability - Employee pays the full monthly premium of $24.50 from monthly lump sum amount provided by the City to the employee for payment to the Police Officer's Association.
 RETIREMENT - PERS 3% @ Age 55 (classic employees) or 2.7% @ Age 57 (new employees)
Effective 1/1/2013, Full benefits as provided by the California Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA).
Effective 7/1/08, a retiring employee shall place 100% of eligible Sick Leave Cash Out into the City-sponsored Retiree Health Savings Account.
 HOLIDAYS: 11 paid holidays per year
SICK LEAVE: Sworn police officers accrue sick leave at the rate of twelve working days per year. The maximum pay out of 50% of accumulated, unused sick leave at the time of retirement, death, or abolishment of position remains at a cash value not to exceed 900 hours of pay.
 VACATION: After completing service years noted, employees accrue vacation days also noted.
                                             Completed                    # Days
                                            Service Years                 Accrued
                                                After 1                              14
                                                After 5                              18
                                                After 13                            23
                                                After 21                           28


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