Police Lieutenant

Law Enforcement
Sacramento/Metro Area
10/17/2018 at 12am
$9,498.93-$12,531.95 Monthly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


201 West A Street Dixon, CA, 95620


*** $10,000 RECRUITMENT BONUS***

Salary range depending on qualifications and experience.  (See MOU for details).

The City of Dixon is seeking experienced candidates for the position of Lieutenant in the Police Department. The ideal candidate is a leader who possesses strong interpersonal skills and has a vision for progressive and professional police leadership.

·       Successful candidate is eligible for prior service credit for vacation accrual

·       104 hours of administrative leave

·       Education, Physical Fitness, Bilingual Incentives available

·       Excellent Monthly Benefit Allowance or stipend available


3% @ 55 benefit formula for members hired after 11/20/11 or

2.7% @ 57 formula for PEPRA members.

·       New contract will be negotiated in 2019

Other incentives available, please review Dixon Public Safety Mid Managers Association.

SELECTION PROCESS:  Apply immediately and include all required documents at the time application is submitted.  Applications and supplemental questions will be reviewed and screened, and the most qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the examination process. The process includes a Personal History Statement (PHS) review, interview, CVSA exam, extensive personal background investigation, credit history, pre-employment medical, with drug test, and psychological assessments.

Failure of any component during the exam process eliminates the candidate from further selection processing.

EMPLOYMENT PROCESSING:  All appointees are required to complete a field training program and successfully complete an 18-month probationary period, and in accordance with Federal law, are to provide proof of identity and proof that they may legally work in the United States.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS will be applied. A copy of the DD214 form must be filed at the time of application.

The City of Dixon is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. Reasonable Accommodation in the application, examination and selection process will be made upon request by calling 707-678-7000.

Ideal Candidate

Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with major coursework in Police Science or a related field.

Experience: Four (4) years of experience in law enforcement work including two (2) years of experience in a position equivalent to Police Sergeant in the City of Dixon.

Other Requirements: Possession of a P.O.S.T. Intermediate Certificate is required; a P.O.S.T. Advanced Certificate and P.O.S.T. Supervisor’s Certificate or higher are desirable. A valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Must successfully complete a background investigation as a condition of initial employment with Dixon Police Department.


Please click Dixon-Public-Safety-Mid-Managers-Association MOU to review benefit information.

CalPERS Retirement - Tier Information

*** $10,000 RECRUITMENT BONUS***  Paid in installments - $2,500 after completion of 12 months; $2,500 after completion of 18 months; and $5,000 after completion of 24 months.

Recent Amendment to Lieutenant Salary Schedule 

Special Instructions

Complete an online application, supplemental questionnaire, and submit the required documents below.  Candidates who do not submit document(s) WILL NOT be invited to continue in the selection process. 

1.  A recent copy (within 6 months) of your DMV driving record (obtained at a California DMV office).

2.  Copy of your POST Intermediate or Advanced Course Certificate or higher.

3.  Supplemental Questionnaire.

All required documents must be attached at the time application is submitted. NO FAXES OR EMAIL ACCEPTED!

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