Only t applicants with Experience in PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCH (911) will receive consideration to move on in the process.
The Examination and Selection Process
Based upon a review of the applications, responses to the supplemental questionnaires, those applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be considered. The San Mateo Police Department representative will contact applicants selected to move on to the next step in the process.
Before a conditional employment offer is made, candidates must take a polygraph examination. If successful, a conditional employment offer is made and candidates are then required to successfully pass a psychological and medical examination, a drug screen, personal interviews, background investigation, fingerprinting, and must be able to furnish proof of legal right to work in the United States. The process will end with the Chief of Police or her designee’s interview. The City’s standards must be met before the final appointment is made.