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Police Recruitment : Job Details

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Police Force:City of Union City
Location:East Bay
Salary:$6,558.00 - $7,853.00 Monthly
Close Date: Continuous
Salary: $6,558.00 - $7,853.00 Monthly

A Good Place to Live

The City of Union City, a general law city is the gateway to the Silicon Valley and a recipient for the 1999 All-American City award. Union City is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and we are proud of our culturally diverse population of 71,000. We have safe and award winning schools, and we are close to shopping and transportation. The City of Union City offers home loans to those interested in residing in the community. Also, our community is near parklands such as Coyote Hills and the Alameda Regional Trails and in our residential community you will enjoy over 33 parks, a City owned Sports Center and our mild climate year round.

A Great Place to Work

The Council-Manager municipal government has over 225 full-time staff. The Police Department was formed in 1966 and is currently staffed by 76 sworn and 34 non-sworn positions. The Department is a dynamic and enthusiastic service oriented organization with an annual budget of more than $20 million.

The Challenge

As a Police Officer your duties will typically include patrolling assigned areas; interacting with the public; conducting criminal investigations; enforcing laws; investigating collisions; preserving the peace and writing reports. You will be assigned to one of four shifts spanning the 24 hour day and these shifts will periodically change. In the Patrol Section you will work three 12 hour and 20 minute workdays and have four days off. If you are assigned to any other Section you will work four 10 hour workdays with three days off. As your skills develop you may be assigned to investigations; community policing, court liaison; traffic; canine; bicycle patrol; Special Weapons and Tactics Team; narcotics; or school resource officer.

Recruitment Process

Application and supplemental questionnaire should be completed on-line via the CalOpps website. (Resumes can be attached onto the CalOpps application.)

P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate of Completion MUST be attached to the application at the time you apply. If you have multiple pages to attach to your application, please scan all documents onto one PDF file, as CalOpps only accepts one file attachment.

Application and materials can also be mailed or delivered to the Police Personnel and Training Unit at the address below. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Application should be submitted as soon as possible as the recruitment can close at any time. Faxed application material will not be accepted.

Application may be obtained from:

Union City Police Department
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:34956


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