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Police Recruitment : Job Details

Police Officer - Academy Graduate or Attendee

Police Force:City of Brisbane
Location:San Francisco/Peninsula
Salary:$6,310.74 - $7,670.74 Monthly
Close Date: Apr 30, 2014
Salary: $6,310.74 - $7,670.74 Monthly

The City of Brisbane is currently recruiting Police Officer Academy Graduates/Attendees candidates. Under general supervision of a Police Sergeant, Police Officers performs a wide variety of patrol and related duties involving the prevention of crime, the protection of life and property and the enforcement of laws and ordinances; makes investigations, assists in the preparation of cases and testifies in court; serves in specialized departmental roles as assigned; provides information and assistance to the public; and performs related work as required. A full description of the position is available on-line at


Academy Graduates: Possess a certified POST Basic Course Completion Certificate of at least 800 hours issued within the past three years.

Academy Attendee: Currently enrolled in a POST Basic Academy of at least 800 hours as a "non-affiliate." (Must successfully complete academy to be appointed)

Lateral Candidates: Completion of POST approved basic academy and actively employed by a California Law Enforcement Agency as a Peace Officer within the past 12 months, has successfully completed probation, and possess a POST Basic Certificate of at least 800 hours.

For all candidates:

Education: Graduation from an accredited U.S. high school or equivalent. College level course work and/or degree in a related field are preferred.

Licenses: Must possess or be able to obtain a California Driver's license and maintain a satisfactory driving record.

Special Requirements: Minimum 21 years of age at time of appointment. Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident alien who is eligible and has applied for citizenship and be able to meet standards of adequate physical stature, endurance and agility. Must also be free from felony or domestic violence convictions.

SALARY: $6,310.74 - $6,626.28 - $6,957.59 - $7,305.47 - $7,670.74 per month. Appointment to this classification is normally made at the first step of this five step salary range. Candidates are also eligible for additional salary incentives including Holiday Pay, Education Incentives, Shift Pay, and other special assignment pays.

BENEFITS: This position is eligible for benefits under the Brisbane Police Officers Association Memorandum of Understanding. Health benefits are offered through the CalPERS Health Program. The City contributes to a flexible benefit plan to cover the full cost of several health plans offered, up to family coverage. City provides paid vision through VSP, dental through a self-insured reimbursement program, long-term disability through CLEA, life insurance coverage through ING, and an Employee Assistance Program through MHN. Sick leave and vacation leave. Retirement benefits are provided through CalPERS, as mandated by the recently passed AB 340: 3%@55 for Classic, 2.7%@57 for New members. Employer contribution to choice of three Deferred Compensation Plans (CalPERS, ICMA and Nationwide). Flexible health reimbursement and dependent care spending accounts are also available.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested candidates must submit a completed on-line or paper employment application along with supporting documents as listed below:

All Candidates: Provide copy of U.S. High School diploma or equivalent.

Academy Graduates: Submit a copy of your POST Basic Course Completion Certificate of at least 800 hours issued within the past three years.

Academy Attendee: Submit proof of current enrollment in a POST Basic Academy of at least 800 hours.

Lateral Candidates: Submit a copy of your POST Basic Course Completion Certificate of at least 800 hours and any other POST certificates you have attained (i.e. Intermediate, Supervisory, etc.)

Please note that the CalOpps website only accepts one attachment with your application so please include all supporting documents into one document. If you are unable to upload all requested documents into the CalOpps website, please submit a complete set of documents via fax (415) 508-1178 or email prior to the closing of the application period.

Applications can be obtained at City Hall, 50 Park Place or on-line at ONLY THE FIRST 50 APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Applications will be accepted from April 16, 2014 to April 30, 2014 at 5:00 PM, or until the maximum number of applications are received. Resumes in lieu of a completed application and applications received without the requested documents within the time specified above will be disqualified. Postmarks and faxes will not be accepted.

SELECTION PROCESS: Applications will be screened for completeness. After an initial screening of applications, those applicants that meet the minimum qualifications and appear to best meet the Department's need will be invited to participate further in the recruitment process and will be contacted for an oral panel interview. Candidates must receive a score of 70% or higher on the oral interview exam to be placed on the initial eligibility list. A limited number of candidates from the eligibility list will be invited for an interview with the Police Commander and Police Chief. Depending upon the number of candidates in each recruitment set, this process may be altered. The Police Chief will make the final recommendation for appointment. After a mutual interest has been established, a thorough background investigation will be conducted, including fingerprinting and a polygraph. Upon successfully passing the background investigation, candidates must successfully complete a psychological evaluation, medical evaluation, including drug testing, and provide proof of legal right to work in the U.S. prior to appointment. Eligibility lists are generally valid for one year upon establishment and future appointments for similar positions may be filled from the eligibility list generated from this recruitment.

The City of Brisbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin in its employment actions, decisions, policies, and practices. The duties described in this job announcement are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. This job announcement does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

ClosingDate:Wed, 30 Apr 2014 5:00 PM PST
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:34709


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