Pleasant Hill

Police Officer (Lateral, Academy Graduate, Entry Level) (14331341)

Law Enforcement
East Bay
Continuous or until 9999 applicants
$5,433.00-$8,867.00 Monthly


330 Civic Drive Pleasant Hill, 94523


Police Officer Trainee - $5,433 / Month
Academy Graduate & Lateral - $6,539 to $8,867 / Month
Compensation up to $10,197 with incentives

Police Officers work 12-hour shifts as part of a Team concept. Officers can serve in patrol, traffic, investigations, and K-9 assignments. Other opportunities include Regional SWAT, Mobile Field Force, 10851 Task Force, CSI, Regional Major Accident Investigation and Enforcement Team, FTO, and Firearms and Force Options Teams.

Specialty assignments may add an additional 5% pay. Night shifts include 2.5% additional pay.

All applicants must be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment, meet the physical requirements set in the California P.O.S.T. screening manual. Must have passed (within the last 12 months) or be able to pass the P.O.S.T. Basic Entry Level written exam with a minimum T-Score of 48.

Entry Level Candidates - Must have a high school diploma and 60 units of college-level course work.

Academy Graduates (no sworn experience) - Must have a high school diploma and 45 units of college-level course work, in addition to graduation from a P.O.S.T. basic academy.

Lateral Candidates (sworn experience) – Must have a high school diploma, 30 units of college-level course work, and successful completion of 1-1/2 years of service in another agency (patrol preferred; eligible for P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate).

Entry Level and Academy Graduate candidates with an honorable discharge may be credited with up to 15 semester units for a minimum of 3 years of active duty in the U.S. Armed Services (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard).


For an application, additional information, including position qualifications and benefit information, please visit our website or call (925) 671-5293.

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