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Police Recruitment : Job Details

Police Officer

Police Force:City of Los Altos
Location:South Bay
Salary:$6,762.00 - $8,218.00 Monthly
Close Date: Jun 27, 2014
Salary: $6,762.00 - $8,218.00 Monthly


City of Los Altos



Invites Applications for the Position of



POLICE OFFICER



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CLOSING DATE




5:00pm, Friday, June 27, 2014




SALARY: $6,762 - $8,218 monthly




POSITION:



Los Altos Police Officers are responsible for providing general law enforcement and public service duties. In that capacity, officers serve in traffic, patrol and community-oriented policing assignments. Specialty assignments include criminal investigations, narcotics, auto theft, School Resource Officer, motorcycle traffic enforcement, SWAT, hostage negotiations, tactical response and canine officer positions.




THE CITY AND COMMUNITY:



Los Altos is a full service City with a budget of approximately $39 million and a full-time staff of 130 employees. The Civic Center complex houses the City Hall, Youth Center, Police Station, Library, History Museum and Community Center. Los Altos, California (population 29,431) blends a distinctive community-oriented character with the proximity and influence of the Bay Area's cultural, recreational and business attractions. With its picturesque neighborhoods, downtown village and highly-rated schools, Los Altos is one of the premier residential communities on the San Francisco Peninsula and a very desirable place to live, work and raise a family. It is located 40 miles from San Francisco, just south of Palo Alto and minutes from the heart of Silicon Valley.




EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:



The City of Los Altos is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. If you are a qualified individual with a disability as defined by the ADA/FEHA and you need reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, you must notify the Human Resources Division at time of application. Pursuant to ADA/FEHA regulations, official documentation to support your request may be required.




THE ORGANIZATION:



The Los Altos Police Department is a progressive organization consisting of 30 sworn officers and 16 non-sworn personnel dedicated to providing a high level of service to the community. The department is committed to the concept of community-oriented policing and continually strives for excellence, taking pride in themselves, the community they serve and their dedication to making a positive contribution to the field of law enforcement.






MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:





  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Possess and maintain a valid California driver license

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Possession of a POST Basic Certificate- The certificate is awarded to currently full-time peace officers of a POST-participating agency who have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite Basic Course requirement and the employing agency's probationary period.







DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:



Patrol and investigative experience with a California Law Enforce law enforcement agency. AA degree or completion of sixty-semester (60) college units.



Ideal Candidate:

The Ideal Candidate for Police Officer will be a current POST-certified peace officer.

ClosingDate:Fri, 27 Jun 2014 5:00 PM PST
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:34793

 

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