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City of San Mateo, CA | San Mateo, California
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Job Description

San Francisco/Peninsula

Job Type


Close Date

Continuous or until 2000 applicants


$8,667.00-$10,329.00 Monthly

Additional Questionnaires

Pre-qualification, Supplemental

About San Mateo

San Mateo is a city of approximately 100,000 residents located in Silicon Valley. One of the City's strengths is its diversity, both in the ethnic makeup and the physical development of the community. San Mateo has a vibrant business and retail environment with national and international businesses, two major shopping centers and an active downtown.

You would be joining over 500 people whose mission it is to serve the San Mateo community with a collaborative, innovative and professional spirit. We are looking for someone who embodies our shared values of respect, creativity, inclusivity, transparency, and integrity in their words and actions.

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200 Franklin Parkway San Mateo, 94403


The San Mateo Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officer POST Academy Graduates Only

This is a continuous recruitment.

Minimum Qualifications:

* 21 years of age at time of appointment.
* U.S. Citizen or resident alien and proof of application for citizenship as required by California Government Code Section 1031(a).
* High School Graduate from an accredited school or GED.
* 60 units of credit from an accredited college or two years of Military Service in lieu of college.

License or Certificate:

* Possession of a valid California driver's license and appropriate license classification as required.

In addition to the minimum qualifications: The Academy Graduate must have a California POST approved Basic Academy certificate of at least 800 hours issued within 3 years of the date of application. A copy of your certificate is required with your application in order for you to continue in the process.

Without your certificate, your application will not receive further consideration. If you are unable to attach the certificate to your application, please email your certificate to: larellano@cityofsanmateo.org or fax to: 650 522-7261

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, which consists of 113 sworn police officers and 40 civilian positions, is devoted to protecting and serving the citizens of San Mateo professionally, while providing outstanding customer service.

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Special Instructions

Attach a copy of your California POST approved basic academy certificate of at leat 800 hours issued within 3 years of the date of application. Without your certificate, your application will not move forward in the process.

If you are unable to attach the certificate to your application, please email it to: larellano@cityofsanmateo.org or fax it to: 650 522-7261.

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