Police Officer (Academy Graduate) Job at Atherton, San Mateo County, California

Police Officer (Academy Graduate)

Town of Atherton , California


Job Information 

Full-Time

Police

Entry Level

Salary/Wage 

$8,730.81 - $10,612.35 Monthly

Application Deadline 

Until filled

No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive

Details 

THE POSITION:

The ideal candidate for Police Officer will be an individual with a high commitment to customer service, a proven record of integrity, and the ability to work comfortably in a small town atmosphere enjoyed by the residents of Atherton.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Must possess a valid California Class C Driver’s license, completion of the Basic Police Academy, and have a satisfactory driving record; POST certification to include demonstrated firearms proficiency and qualification; complete a comprehensive background investigation including a polygraph, psychological, and medical examination.   

TYPICAL DUTIES: 

Applicants must be able to apply the knowledge and skills required of a sworn police officer, and display the ability to perform the following: patrol the Town in an assigned area, individually or as part of a team; provide information, directions and assistance to the public in a variety of situations; take reports and assist the public with complaints; observe, monitor and control routine and unusual traffic situations; stop motorists for various vehicle code violations, and issue traffic citations or give verbal warnings; make arrests for criminal offenses; serve warrants and subpoenas; transport individuals for medical clearance and booking at the County facility; be available to work a wide range of schedules that may include weekends, holidays, and night shifts. 

COMPENSATION PACKAGE: 

The current monthly salary for this position ranges from $8,730.81 - $10,612.35, depending on qualifications. 
Benefits include: California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS), medical, dental and vision insurance; Educational Assistance Plan (EAP); sick leave incentive and conversion plan, deferred compensation. 

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Location 

150 Watkins Avenue

Atherton, CA 94027