Police Officer (Lateral with Exclusive Hiring Incentive) Job at San Mateo, San Mateo County, California

Police Officer (Lateral with Exclusive Hiring Incentive)

City of San Mateo , California

Job Information 



Mid Level


$9,471.00 - $11,286.00 Monthly

Application Deadline 

Continuous or 1000 Applicants

No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive



The City of San Mateo Police Department is looking for highly qualified, experienced police officer to join our team! 

As an incentive, those hired meeting the criteria, could be eligible for a $30,000 hiring bonus.  Do you have what it takes to join our team?

This is continous recruitment until we successfully hire Lateral Officers eligible for this incentive program.

Be sure to click "Job Announcement" for the most detailed salary and benefits information, duties and job requirements.

A Lateral Candidate must:

a) Be currently an active police officer.

b) Possess a California Basic POST Course Certificate.  A copy of your certificate with your application is required in order for your to continue with the process.

c) Have at least 3 years equivalent of CA Law Enforcement experience to patrol services with a municipality.

d) Attach a résumé to your application packet.

Those applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and have submitted the required documentation, will be added to the eligible list.  Please fax your certificates to:  650 522-7261 or email them to: larellano@cityofsanmateo.org 

The Position:  Police Officers perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; control traffic flow and enforce state and local regulations; perform investigative work; participate in and provide support and assistance to special department crime prevention and enforcement programs and do related police work as assigned. Duties and hours will vary with assignments.

The Department:  Consists of a diverse and outstanding group of men and women who have dedicated themselves to public service. Our staff  is devoted to protecting and serving the citizens of San Mateo professionally, while providing outstanding customer service.  The department is dedicated to providing creative and long-tem solutions to ongoing issues that may arise from time to time.


For information on benefits, please refer to the MOU by clicking on this link:


Special Instructions 

Lateral Applicants - Submit a copy of your California Basic POST Course Certificate of at least 800 hours issued within 3 years of the date of application and a résumé

Please attach your required certificates and résumé to your application or email them to: larellano@cityofsanmateo.org or fax them to:  650 522-7261. 

Failure to attach and/or submit the required certificate, will not allow you to move forward in the process.

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