Job Category: City Government
Position: Pleasanton Police Officers respond to citizens calls for police assistance, enforce applicable laws and ordinances, maintain order in the community and prevent crime. Police Officers provide emergency services, investigate criminal activity, collect and analyze evidence, assist with the prosecution of offenders and prepare reports and other written records as required.Police Officers receive excellent training and the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a number of special assignments; Detectives, Motors, S.W.A.T., Narcotics, Juvenile, K-9, D.A.R.E., Bike Patrol, School Resource Officer and Crime Prevention.
Time: Full-Time Position
High school graduate, or GED equivalent.
Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate.
Two years of experience within the last two years with a California law enforcement agency as defined in Penal Code 830.1 and 830.2.
Out-of-state applicants with at least two years of experience in the last two years as a full-time sworn Police Officer or Deputy Sheriff, and have passed a probationary period, will be required to obtain a valid POST Basic Course Waiver prior to appointment. For more information on the Basic Course Waiver process, please call the California Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training Basic Training Bureau at (916) 227-4254.
Physical abilities consistent with P.O.S.T requirements.
At least 21 years of age at the time of appointment.
California Class A, B, or C driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
The ability to retain and recall information read and visually observed.
Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
The ability to use appropriate judgment in emergency situations.
More information can be found on this website: http://admin.cityofpleasantonca.gov/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=26197%0A