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Police Recruitment : Job Details

Police Officer - Lateral, Academy Graduate

Police Force:City of Menlo Park
Location:San Francisco/Peninsula
Salary:$7,473.00 - $9,083.00 Monthly
Close Date: Jan 9, 2014
Salary: $7,473.00 - $9,083.00 Monthly

Menlo Park Police Department We are currently accepting applications for police officers that are motivated, well-trained professionals who can meet the challenge of a fast paced multi-tasking environment. $7473.00-$9083.00 per month The Menlo Park Police department is an operation in which the line patrol officers enjoy communicating and building relationships with individuals within the community. We embrace a true community connection and commitment with participants on all sides. Rather than designating certain officers to focus on solving community problems, Menlo Park will charge all police personnel with proactive community policing responsibilities. We ask our officers to seek innovative solutions to local problems, respond to citizen complaints of violations and provide excellent customer service. Additionally, major thoroughfares coursing through our fully developed community make traffic management a vital duty of all patrol officers. Overall, the department has strong opportunities for specialty assignments, including: K9, investigations, narcotics enforcement, and SWAT / HNT. Patrol teams enjoy a rotating 4/11 plan or a fixed 4/10 schedule in specialty assignments. A small agency, such as the Menlo Park Police Department, will enable you to attain a breadth of experience and exposure through which to advance your career in numerous ways. We are seeking individuals who are enticed by our vision and will bring high energy, innovation, self-motivation and passion to their chosen profession. The City of Menlo Park recognizes the value of continuing education and increased knowledge acquired through personal and professional development of its' workforce and allow employees to further their education goals. Accordingly, the City is committed to providing support for learning opportunities by offering tuition reimbursement that directly and indirectly assist employees in achieving their personal and professional learning goals. The City realizes the diversity of the community and therefore upon approval, the City pays officers a bilingual stipend. Our officers continually strive to be the best and achieve high standards, they receive a 5% incentive for achieving their Intermediate POST certificate and 10% incentive for achieving their advanced certificate The City has new desktop and laptop computers in place for employees. The city already has Crime Analysis and Traffic Analysis software systems in place. A new handheld citations system for traffic has recently been launched. The City recently implemented a citywide GIS system, document imaging system, and Intranet, which are available to all staff members. Additionally, we have placed laptops in all patrol cars in order to facilitate timely report writing and response to calls for service. We are seeking experienced California peace officers and POST academy graduates. Preference will be given to those who are enthusiastic, community-oriented team players with the skills and ability to interact and deal effectively with a population that is both culturally and socio-economically diverse. We pride ourselves in our staff, individuals who exhibit excellent interpersonal skills and sincere desire to make a difference. Come discover why so many officers develop their careers here and retire from our department. Review this information and join us! The City offers an excellent benefits package consisting of: Vacation: Progressive, paid vacation staring with 96 hours per year. Medical: City contribution towards medical coverage. Sick leave: 10 hours per month Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year. Dental & Vision: City reimbursement plan. There is a 6 month enrollment waiting period. Retirement: PERS, 3% at age 50 plan. Single highest year Deferred Compensation: Voluntary Life Insurance: 1-1/2 times annual salary Uniform Allowance: Annual uniform allowance of $1040.00. Applicants who are currently sworn peace officers with a California public law enforcement agency who have passed the agency's probation period, - OR - applicants who hold a California POST Basic or other certificate and work experience within three years, or requalification, will be considered lateral candidates. A copy of your most recent POST certificate must be submitted with your application to be considered for Lateral openings.Applications can be obtained through the Personnel Department at 650.330.6670 or online at


Vacation: Progressive, paid vacation staring with 96 hours per year.
ClosingDate:Thu, 09 Jan 2014 5:00 PM PST
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:34192


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