East Palo Alto

Police Officer Academy Graduate (19135472)

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Law Enforcement
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San Francisco/Peninsula
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Full-Time
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Continuous or until 500 applicants
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$38.18-$46.40 Hourly
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None


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


Location

2415 University Avenue East Palo Alto, 94303

Description

The East Palo Alto Police Department is recognized as one of the most progressive police agencies in the United States and is compromised of talented and professional sworn Police Officers serving in a variety of assignments including: Patrol Officers, Detectives, Field Training Officers. The Police Department also participates in the San Mateo County multi-agency Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team.  Apply now at www.cityofepa.org to join our professional and dedicated team of police officers!


 

Ideal Candidate

 

This classification is eligible to participate in the East Palo Alto Police Officer Association (P.O.A.) bargaining unit.  Under the general supervision of a Police Sergeant, Police Officers perform law enforcement and crime prevention work by utilizing community policing and  problem-oriented strategies including controlling traffic flow; enforcing state and local regulations; performing investigative work; participating in, and providing support and assistance to special departmental crime prevention and enforcement programs.

Police Academy Graduate - Completion of a P.O.S.T. certified academy within the last 36 months (proof must be included with your application; if currently enrolled in the academy, please specify on application and include graduation date).

 

Benefits

 BENEFITS INCLUDE:

·         CALPERS Retirement 3% @ 55 or PEPRA New Members Police 2.7% @ 57

·         Tuition Reimbursement

·         $1200/ yr Uniform Allowance

·         80 – 200 Hrs Vacation/ yr (based on yrs of service)

·         $100 / mo. Bi-lingual Pay (Spanish)

·         457 Deferred Compensation Plan

·         Flexible Spending Plan

·         12 Paid Holidays/ yr

·         12 hr Patrol Shifts w/ Alternating  (3/4 Day Work Weeks)

·         100% Employee Medical/ Dental Coverage

·         80% City Paid Medical Benefits for Eligible Dependants

·         Group Term Life $50,000

·         Longevity Pay

Special Instructions

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

¨ Must be at least 20 1/2 years old by the Exam Date AND 21 years old by Date of

     Appointment

¨ All applicants must possess a High School Diploma from an accredited United States High School or GED from the United States

¨ All applicants must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for Citizenship  (Per California Government Code Section 1031)

¨ All applicants must possess a valid driver's license

¨ Applicants may not have any felony or domestic violence convictions

¨ Must have at least 20/40 vision uncorrected

 

HOW TO APPLY:  The recruitment will close once enough qualified applicants have been received to begin the examination process.   Apply as soon as possible.

 

Obtain an application by visiting: www.ci.east-palo-alto.ca.us   or

contact the City of East Palo Alto:

(650) 853-3116 or imartinez@cityofepa.org

 

Submit a completed City application and required documents as noted above to:

 

City of East Palo Alto

Attention: City Hall - Human Resources Department

2415 University Avenue, 2nd Floor

East Palo Alto, CA 94303 

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(650)853-3116
Contact email: